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    Book Review: The Sociology of Food: Eating and the Place of Food in Society by Jean-Pierre Poulain

Book Review: The Sociology of Food: Eating and the Place of Food in Society by Jean-Pierre Poulain

In The Sociology of Food: Eating and the Place of Food in Society, Jean-Pierre Poulain offers an account of how […]

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    Book Review: Balloon Madness: Flights of Imagination in Britain, 1783-1786 by Clare Brant

Book Review: Balloon Madness: Flights of Imagination in Britain, 1783-1786 by Clare Brant

In Balloon Madness: Flights of Imagination in Britain, 1783-1786, Clare Brant explores the booming popularity of the hot air balloon in […]

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    LSE RB Year in Review: The Top 12 Book Reviews of 2017 (Part One)

LSE RB Year in Review: The Top 12 Book Reviews of 2017 (Part One)

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What were you reading in 2017 on LSE Review of Books? In Part One […]

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    Book Review: List Cultures: Knowledge and Poetics from Mesopotamia to BuzzFeed by Liam Cole Young

Book Review: List Cultures: Knowledge and Poetics from Mesopotamia to BuzzFeed by Liam Cole Young

In List Cultures: Knowledge and Poetics from Mesopotamia to Buzzfeed, Liam Cole Young places our current obsession with the […]

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    Book Review: Alter-Globalization in Southern Europe: Anatomy of a Social Movement by Eduardo Zachary Albrecht

Book Review: Alter-Globalization in Southern Europe: Anatomy of a Social Movement by Eduardo Zachary Albrecht

In Alter-Globalization in Southern Europe: Anatomy of a Social Movement, Eduardo Zachary Albrecht explores the alter-globalisation movements in Spain, […]

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    Book Review: Ethnic Mobilization, Violence and the Politics of Affect: The Serb Democratic Party and the Bosnian War by Adis Maksić

Book Review: Ethnic Mobilization, Violence and the Politics of Affect: The Serb Democratic Party and the Bosnian War by Adis Maksić

In Ethnic Mobilization, Violence and the Politics of Affect: The Serb Democratic Party and the Bosnian War, Adis Maksić offers […]

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    Book Review: Grassroots Activism and the Evolution of Transitional Justice: The Families of the Disappeared by Iosif Kovras

Book Review: Grassroots Activism and the Evolution of Transitional Justice: The Families of the Disappeared by Iosif Kovras

In Grassroots Activism and the Evolution of Transitional Justice: The Families of the Disappeared, Iosif Kovras looks at the varying […]

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    Book Review: The Infidel and The Professor: David Hume, Adam Smith and the Friendship that Shaped Modern Thought by Dennis C. Rasmussen

Book Review: The Infidel and The Professor: David Hume, Adam Smith and the Friendship that Shaped Modern Thought by Dennis C. Rasmussen

In The Infidel and The Professor: David Hume, Adam Smith and the Friendship that Shaped Modern Thought, Dennis C. Rasmussen tells […]

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    Book Review: Transnational Homosexuals in Communist Poland: Cross-Border Flows in Gay and Lesbian Magazines by Lukasz Szulc

Book Review: Transnational Homosexuals in Communist Poland: Cross-Border Flows in Gay and Lesbian Magazines by Lukasz Szulc

In Transnational Homosexuals in Communist Poland: Cross-Border Flows in Gay and Lesbian Magazines, Lukasz Szulc examines the emergence of Polish gay […]

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    Book Review: Diploma Democracy: The Rise of Political Meritocracy by Mark Bovens and Anchrit Wille

Book Review: Diploma Democracy: The Rise of Political Meritocracy by Mark Bovens and Anchrit Wille

In Diploma Democracy: The Rise of Political Meritocracy, Mark Bovens and Anchrit Wille examine how Western democracies are shaped […]

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    Book Review: How to Stop Brexit (and Make Britain Great Again) by Nick Clegg

Book Review: How to Stop Brexit (and Make Britain Great Again) by Nick Clegg

In How to Stop Brexit (and Make Britain Great Again), Nick Clegg offers a short, accessible book seeking to […]

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    Book Review: Open Data and the Knowledge Society by Bridgette Wessels, Kush Wadhwa, Rachel L. Finn and Thordis Sveinsdottir

Book Review: Open Data and the Knowledge Society by Bridgette Wessels, Kush Wadhwa, Rachel L. Finn and Thordis Sveinsdottir

In Open Data and the Knowledge Society, authors Bridgette Wessels, Kush Wadhwa, Rachel L. Finn and Thordis Sveinsdottir place the management […]

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    Book Review: Rebooting Clausewitz: On War in the 21st Century by Christopher J. Coker

Book Review: Rebooting Clausewitz: On War in the 21st Century by Christopher J. Coker

In Rebooting Clausewitz: On War in the 21st Century, Christopher J. Coker aims to show how Carl von Clausewitz’s 1832 classic On […]

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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 […]

Book Review: Black Skin, White Masks by Frantz Fanon

In Black Skin, White Masks – first published in 1952 – Frantz Fanon offers a potent philosophical, clinical, literary […]

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