BOOKS RECEIVED: Larry G. Herr, Douglas R. Clark, and Lawrence Geraty, eds., “Madaba Plains Project: The 2000 Season at Tall Al-Umayri and Subsequent Studies” (Eisenbrauns, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley The seventh volume of the Tall al-‘Umayri seasonal publication series covers the important finds of the excavations in 2000. There are copious illustrations, some in color. The volume also includes a report on the… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED:  Birgit Tautz, “Translating the World: Toward a New History of German Literature Around 1800” (Penn State UP, 2018)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley In Translating the World, Birgit Tautz provides a new narrative of German literary history in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Departing from dominant modes of thought regarding the nexus of literary and… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Pasi Ihalainen and Cornelia Ilie. eds., “Parliament and Parliamentarism: A Comparative History of a European Concept” (Berghahn Books, 2018)
Parliamentary theory, practices, discourses, and institutions constitute a distinctively European contribution to modern politics. Taking a broad historical perspective, this cross-disciplinary, innovative, and rigorous collection locates the essence of parliamentarism in four key aspects-deliberation, representation, responsibility, and sovereignty-and explores the… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Olivier Fillieule and Guya Accornero, eds., “Social Movement Studies in Europe: The State of the Art ” (Berghahn Books, 2018)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Bringing together over forty established and emerging scholars, this landmark volume is the first to comprehensively examine the evolution and current practice of social movement studies in a specifically European context. While its first… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED:  J. Hillis Miller and John G. Peters, eds., “Reading Conrad” (Ohio State UP, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley For half a century, J. Hillis Miller has been a premier figure in English and comparative literature, influencing and leading the direction of literary studies. What is less well-known is that he has been… Read More
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