BOOKS RECEIVED: Marella Hoffman, “Practicing Oral History to Improve Public Policies and Programs” (Routledge, 2017)
: Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley The use of contemporary oral history to improve public policies and programs is a growing, transdisciplinary practice. Indispensable for students and practitioners, Practicing Oral History to Improve Public Policies and Programs is the… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Christine K. Lemley, “Practicing Critical Oral History: Connecting School and Community” (Routledge, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Practicing Critical Oral History: Connecting School and Community provides ways and words for educators to use critical oral history in their classroom and communities in order to put their students and the voices of… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Lars Karl and Pavel Skopal, “Cinema in Service of the State: Perspectives on Film Culture in the GDR and Czechoslovakia, 1945-1960” (Berghahn Books, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley The national cinemas of Czechoslovakia and East Germany were two of the most vital sites of filmmaking in the Eastern Bloc, and over the course of two decades, they contributed to and were shaped… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: M. Elizabeth Weiser, “Museum Rhetoric: Building Civic Identity in National Spaces” (Penn State UP, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley In todays diverse societies, museums are the primary institutions within the public sphere in which individuals can both engage critical thought and celebrate community. This volume uses the lens of rhetoric to explore the… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Frank Bosch, “Mass Media and Historical Change: Germany in International Perspective, 1400 to the Present” (Berghahn Books, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Media influenced politics, culture, and everyday life long before the invention of the Internet. This book shows how the advent of new media has changed societies in modern history, focusing not on the specifics… Read More
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