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The Best Bookshops in Bogotá, Colombia

Daniel Osorio takes us on a tour of the best bookshops in Bogotá, Colombia. If there’s a bookshop that […]

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    Book Review: A Short History of the Russian Revolution by Geoffrey Swain

Book Review: A Short History of the Russian Revolution by Geoffrey Swain

In A Short History of the Russian Revolution, Geoffrey Swain challenges the historical narrative that the Bolsheviks co-opted an […]

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    Book Review: Before Babylon, Beyond Bitcoin: From Money that We Understand to Money that Understands Us by David Birch

Book Review: Before Babylon, Beyond Bitcoin: From Money that We Understand to Money that Understands Us by David Birch

In Before Babylon, Beyond Bitcoin: From Money that We Understand to Money that Understands Us, David Birch draws on […]

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    Book Review: A Little History of Economics by Niall Kishtainy

Book Review: A Little History of Economics by Niall Kishtainy

In A Little History of Economics, Niall Kishtainy details the complex trajectory of economics from ancient Greece to the […]

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    Book Review: After Piketty: The Agenda for Economics and Inequality edited by Heather Boushey, J. Bradford DeLong and Marshall Steinbaum

Book Review: After Piketty: The Agenda for Economics and Inequality edited by Heather Boushey, J. Bradford DeLong and Marshall Steinbaum

In After Piketty: The Agenda for Economics and Inequality, editors Heather Boushey, J. Bradford DeLong and Marshall Steinbaum bring […]

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    Book Review: Blood and Faith: The Purging of Muslim Spain, 1492-1614 by Matthew Carr

Book Review: Blood and Faith: The Purging of Muslim Spain, 1492-1614 by Matthew Carr

In Blood and Faith: The Purging of Muslim Spain, 1492-1614, Matthew Carr explores how, following the 1492 conquest of Granada, […]

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    Book Review: Transcribing for Social Research by Alexa Hepburn and Galina B. Bolden

Book Review: Transcribing for Social Research by Alexa Hepburn and Galina B. Bolden

In Transcribing for Social Research, Alexa Hepburn and Galina B. Bolden offer a new guide to transcribing that argues […]

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    Book Review: Facing Gaia: Eight Lectures on the New Climatic Regime by Bruno Latour

Book Review: Facing Gaia: Eight Lectures on the New Climatic Regime by Bruno Latour

In Facing Gaia: Eight Lectures on the New Climatic Regime, Bruno Latour offers an extended reworking of his 2013 […]

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    Book Review: White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America by Nancy Isenberg

Book Review: White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America by Nancy Isenberg

In White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America, Nancy Isenberg traces the historical emergence and instantiation of […]

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    Book Review: Lobbying for Change: Find Your Voice to Create a Better Society by Alberto Alemanno

Book Review: Lobbying for Change: Find Your Voice to Create a Better Society by Alberto Alemanno

In Lobbying for Change: Find Your Voice to Create a Better Society, Alberto Alemanno seeks to demystify and democratise […]

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    Book Review: The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable by Amitav Ghosh

Book Review: The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable by Amitav Ghosh

In The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable, acclaimed novelist Amitav Ghosh offers a new non-fiction work that aims […]

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    Long Read Review: The Impossible Grammar of Civil War by Ed Jones

Long Read Review: The Impossible Grammar of Civil War by Ed Jones

Ed Jones explores two books from Bill Kissane and David Armitage that reflect on the history of civil war, […]

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    Book Review: Populism: A Very Short Introduction by Cas Mudde and Cristóbal Rovira Kaltwasser

Book Review: Populism: A Very Short Introduction by Cas Mudde and Cristóbal Rovira Kaltwasser

With Populism: A Very Short Introduction, Cas Mudde and Cristóbal Rovira Kaltwasser offer a short but densely packed volume exploring […]

Book Review: 50 Economics Classics by Tom Butler-Bowdon

With 50 Economics Classics, Tom Butler-Bowdon takes readers on a tour of major economic works from the time of […]

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    Book Review: Russia: What Everyone Needs to Know by Timothy J. Colton

Book Review: Russia: What Everyone Needs to Know by Timothy J. Colton

In Russia: What Everyone Needs to Know, Timothy J. Colton offers a concise yet comprehensive introduction to Russia’s current […]

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