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    Book Review: Accounting for Capitalism: The World the Clerk Made by Michael Zakim

Book Review: Accounting for Capitalism: The World the Clerk Made by Michael Zakim

In Accounting for Capitalism: The World the Clerk Made, Michael Zakim examines how an emergent class of finance professionals fundamentally […]

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    Book Review: Race Women Internationalists: Activist-Intellectuals and Global Freedom Struggles by Imaobong D. Umoren

Book Review: Race Women Internationalists: Activist-Intellectuals and Global Freedom Struggles by Imaobong D. Umoren

In Race Women Internationalists: Activist-Intellectuals and Global Freedom Struggles, Imaobong D. Umoren traces the lives of three black women activist-intellectuals—Una […]

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    Book Review: The Celebrated Marquis: An Italian Noble and the Making of the Modern World by John Bessler

Book Review: The Celebrated Marquis: An Italian Noble and the Making of the Modern World by John Bessler

In The Celebrated Marquis: An Italian Noble and the Making of the Modern World, John Bessler explores the reputation and legacy […]

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    Book Review: Revolting New York: How 400 Years of Riot, Rebellion, Uprising and Revolution Shaped a City edited by Neil Smith and Don Mitchell et al

Book Review: Revolting New York: How 400 Years of Riot, Rebellion, Uprising and Revolution Shaped a City edited by Neil Smith and Don Mitchell et al

First conceived by Neil Smith and posthumously completed by colleagues, Revolting New York: How 400 Years of Riot, Rebellion, Uprising […]

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    Book Review: The Sit-Ins: Protest and Legal Change in the Civil Rights Era by Christopher W. Schmidt

Book Review: The Sit-Ins: Protest and Legal Change in the Civil Rights Era by Christopher W. Schmidt

In The Sit-Ins: Protest and Legal Change in the Civil Rights Era, Christopher W. Schmidt offers a new account of the […]

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    Book Review: Screening Stephen King: Adaptation and the Horror Genre in Film and Television by Simon Brown

Book Review: Screening Stephen King: Adaptation and the Horror Genre in Film and Television by Simon Brown

In Screening Stephen King: Adaptation and the Horror Genre in Film and Television, author Simon Brown examines the significance […]

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    Book Review: God Save Texas: A Long Journey into the Future of America by Lawrence Wright

Book Review: God Save Texas: A Long Journey into the Future of America by Lawrence Wright

In God Save Texas: A Long Journey into the Future of America, Lawrence Wright delves behind the numerous stereotypes that surround […]

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    Book Review: White Privilege: The Myth of a Post-Racial Society by Kalwant Bhopal

Book Review: White Privilege: The Myth of a Post-Racial Society by Kalwant Bhopal

In White Privilege: The Myth of a Post-Racial Society, Kalwant Bhopal draws on statistics and interview-based case studies to explore how […]

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    Book Review: Hotels and Highways: The Construction of Modernization Theory in Cold War Turkey by Begüm Adalet

Book Review: Hotels and Highways: The Construction of Modernization Theory in Cold War Turkey by Begüm Adalet

In Hotels and Highways: The Construction of Modernization Theory in Cold War Turkey, Begüm Adalet offers an account of the […]

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    Book Review: TransCanadian Feminist Fictions: New Cross-Border Ethics by Libe García Zarranz

Book Review: TransCanadian Feminist Fictions: New Cross-Border Ethics by Libe García Zarranz

In TransCanadian Feminist Fictions: New Cross-Border Ethics, Libe García Zarranz analyses the literary productions of writers Dionne Brand, Emma Donoghue, Hiromi Goto and […]

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    Book Review: Taking Back Philosophy: A Multicultural Manifesto by Bryan W. Van Norden

Book Review: Taking Back Philosophy: A Multicultural Manifesto by Bryan W. Van Norden

In Taking Back Philosophy: A Multicultural Manifesto, Bryan W. Van Norden challenges the Western and Eurocentric domination of philosophy curricula […]

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    Book Review: California Greenin’: How the Golden State Became an Environmental Leader by David Vogel

Book Review: California Greenin’: How the Golden State Became an Environmental Leader by David Vogel

California Greenin’: How the Golden State Became an Environmental Leader presents a political history of California’s environmental leadership. David Vogel […]

Book Review: The End of Policing by Alex S. Vitale

In The End of Policing, Alex S. Vitale offers an indictment of contemporary policing in the US, condemning not only […]

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    Book Review: Emotional Choices: How the Logic of Affect Shapes Coercive Diplomacy by Robin Markwica

Book Review: Emotional Choices: How the Logic of Affect Shapes Coercive Diplomacy by Robin Markwica

In Emotional Choices: How the Logic of Affect Shapes Coercive Diplomacy, Robin Markwica explores how emotions play a key role in foreign […]

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    Book Review: The FBI in Latin America: The Ecuador Files by Marc Becker

Book Review: The FBI in Latin America: The Ecuador Files by Marc Becker

In The FBI in Latin America: The Ecuador Files, Marc Becker brings together and analyses an extensive documentary history of FBI, […]

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