BOOKS RECEIVED: Stef Jansen, “Yearnings in the Meantime: ‘Normal Lives’ and the State in a Sarajevo Apartment Complex” (Berghahn Books, 2018)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Shortly after the book’s protagonists moved into their apartment complex in Sarajevo, they, like many others, were overcome by the 1992-1995 war and the disintegration of socialist Yugoslavia More than a decade later, in… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Jaro Stacul, “The Bounded Field: Localism and Local Identity in an Italian Alpine Valley” (Berghahn Books, 2018)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Regionalism is one of the most debated issues in contemporary western Europe. Yet why the region, rather than the nation state, can have such a strong appeal for the construction of social and political… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED:  Olga Demetriou, “Capricious Borders: Minority, Population, and Counter-Conduct Between Greece and Turkey” (Berghahn Books, 2018)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Borders of states, borders of citizenship, borders of exclusion. As the lines drawn on international treaty maps become ditches in the ground and roaming barriers in the air, a complex state apparatus is set… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Alexa Weik von Mossner, “Affective Ecologies: Empathy, Emotion, and Environmental Narrative” (Ohio State UP, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Affective Ecologies: Empathy, Emotion, and Environmental Narrative explores our emotional engagement with environmental narrative. Focusing on the American cultural context, Alexa Weik von Mossner develops an ecocritical approach that draws on the insights of… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: J. William Thompson, “From Memory to Memorial: Shanksville, America and Flight 93” (Penn State UP, 2017)
Buy from University Press Books On September 11, 2001, Shanksville, Pennsylvania, became a center of national attention when United Airlines Flight 93 crashed into a former strip mine in sleepy Somerset County, killing all forty passengers and crew aboard. This… Read More
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