These reviews have been translated as part of the LSE ‘Reviews in Translation’ project, a collaboration between LSE Language Centre and LSE Review of Books between 2016-2019. LSE students learning Mandarin, German or Spanish have translated an existing review from the LSE RB archive, aligned with their own academic interests, a number of which have been published below.

The project was led by Catherine Xiang, East Asian Language Coordinator, and Rosemary Deller, editor of LSE Review of Books, and supported by the work of Lijing Shi, Peter Skrandies, Hongyi Xin and Esteban Lozano. All participating students are LSE students enrolled in an advanced or proficiency level degree or certificate course at the LSE Language Centre. Thank you to all the teachers and students for their hard work!

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    Book Review: Unlikely Partners: Chinese Reformers, Western Economists and the Making of Global China by Julian Gewirtz

Book Review: Unlikely Partners: Chinese Reformers, Western Economists and the Making of Global China by Julian Gewirtz

In Unlikely Partners: Chinese Reformers, Western Economists and the Making of Global China, Julian Gewirtz documents the interactions between […]

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    Book Review: Latino City: Urban Planning, Politics, and the Grassroots by Erualdo R. González

Book Review: Latino City: Urban Planning, Politics, and the Grassroots by Erualdo R. González

In Latino City: Urban Planning, Politics and the Grassroots, Erualdo R. González contributes to the literature on gentrification through a […]

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    Book Review: On Extremism and Democracy in Europe by Cas Mudde

Book Review: On Extremism and Democracy in Europe by Cas Mudde

In On Extremism and Democracy in Europe, Cas Mudde presents a number of essays reflecting on the far right, […]

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    Book Review: Rethinking the New World Order by Georg Sørensen

Book Review: Rethinking the New World Order by Georg Sørensen

In Rethinking the New World Order, Georg Sørensen explores timely questions regarding the nature of the ‘old’ and ‘new’ world […]

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    Book Review: A Persistent Revolution: History, Nationalism and Politics in Mexico since 1968 by Randal Sheppard

Book Review: A Persistent Revolution: History, Nationalism and Politics in Mexico since 1968 by Randal Sheppard

In A Persistent Revolution: History, Nationalism and Politics in Mexico since 1968, Randal Sheppard explores the major political transformations […]

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    Book Review: On the Move: Changing Mechanisms of Mexico-US Migration by Filiz Garip

Book Review: On the Move: Changing Mechanisms of Mexico-US Migration by Filiz Garip

Why do Mexicans migrate to the US? In On the Move: Changing Mechanisms of Mexico-US Migration, Filiz Garip seeks […]

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    Book Review: The Power Triangle: Military, Security and Politics in Regime Change by Hazem Kandil

Book Review: The Power Triangle: Military, Security and Politics in Regime Change by Hazem Kandil

In The Power Triangle: Military, Security and Politics in Regime Change, Hazem Kandil utilises Egypt, Turkey and Iran as […]

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    Book Review: Memories of the Spanish Civil War: Conflict and Community in Rural Spain by Ruth Sanz Sabido

Book Review: Memories of the Spanish Civil War: Conflict and Community in Rural Spain by Ruth Sanz Sabido

In Memories of the Spanish Civil War: Conflict and Community in Rural Spain, Ruth Sanz Sabido recovers the testimonies of […]

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    Book Review: China’s Next Strategic Advantage: From Imitation to Innovation by George S. Yip and Bruce Mckern

Book Review: China’s Next Strategic Advantage: From Imitation to Innovation by George S. Yip and Bruce Mckern

In China’s Next Strategic Advantage: From Imitation to Innovation, George S. Yip and Bruce McKern suggest that China has […]

The Best Bookshops in Mexico City, Mexico

Hung-Ya Lien takes us on a tour of the best bookshops in Mexico City, Mexico. If there’s a bookshop that you […]

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    Book Review: Finsternis in Deutschland. Was die Deutschen dachten. Interviews einer Engländerin, 1934-1938 [Darkness Over Germany: What the Germans Thought: Interviews of an English Woman, 1934-1938] by Ernestine Amy Buller

Book Review: Finsternis in Deutschland. Was die Deutschen dachten. Interviews einer Engländerin, 1934-1938 [Darkness Over Germany: What the Germans Thought: Interviews of an English Woman, 1934-1938] by Ernestine Amy Buller

Finsternis in Deutschland is the first German translation of Darkness over Germany, Ernestine Amy Buller’s account of interviews undertaken in Germany between […]

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    Book Review: Haydée Santamaría, Cuban Revolutionary: She Led By Transgression by Margaret Randall

Book Review: Haydée Santamaría, Cuban Revolutionary: She Led By Transgression by Margaret Randall

While many histories of the Cuban Revolution focus on Che Guevara, Fidel Castro and Celia Sánchez, in her new book […]

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    Book Review: China’s Contested Internet edited by Guobin Yang

Book Review: China’s Contested Internet edited by Guobin Yang

China’s Contested Internet, edited by Guobin Yang, examines the varied forms of online political activity that have emerged in […]

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    Book Review: Water and Development: Good Governance After Neoliberalism edited by Ronaldo Munck, Narathius Asingwire, G. Honor Fagan and Consolata Kabonesa

Book Review: Water and Development: Good Governance After Neoliberalism edited by Ronaldo Munck, Narathius Asingwire, G. Honor Fagan and Consolata Kabonesa

In the edited collection Water and Development: Good Governance After Neoliberalism, editors Ronaldo Munck, Narathius Asingwire, G. Honor Fagan […]

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    Book Review: Unequal Britain at Work edited by Alan Felstead, Duncan Gallie and Francis Green

Book Review: Unequal Britain at Work edited by Alan Felstead, Duncan Gallie and Francis Green

In Unequal Britain at Work, Alan Felstead, Duncan Gallie and Francis Green examine inequalities in job quality in Britain. The […]

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