BOOKS RECEIVED: Mark Cornwall and John Paul Newman, eds., “Sacrifice and Rebirth: The Legacy of the Last Habsburg War” (Berghahn Books, 2018)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley When Austria-Hungary broke up at the end of the First World War, the sacrifice of one million men who had died fighting for the Habsburg monarchy now seemed to be in vain. This book… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Stephen Gudeman and Chris Hann, eds., “Oikos and Market: Oikos and Market” Berghahn Books, 2018.
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Self-sufficiency of the house is practiced in many parts of the world but ignored in economic theory, just as socialist collectivization is assumed to have brought household self-sufficiency to an end. The ideals of… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED:  Axel Fleisch and Rhiannon Stephens, eds., “Doing Conceptual History in Africa, rev. ed.” (Berghahn Books, 2018)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Employing an innovative methodological toolkit, Doing Conceptual History in Africa provides a refreshingly broad and interdisciplinary approach to African historical studies. The studies assembled here focus on the complex role of language in Africas… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Eva Keller, “Beyond the Lens of Conservation: Malagasy and Swiss Imaginations of One Another” (Berghahn Books, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley The global agenda of Nature conservation has led to the creation of the Masoala National Park in Madagascar and to an exhibit in its support at a Swiss zoo, the centerpiece of which is… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: P. Wenzel Geissler and Catherine Molyneux, eds., “Evidence, Ethos and Experiment: The Anthropology and History of Medical Research in Africa” (Berghahn Books, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Medical research has been central to biomedicine in Africa for over a century, and Africa, along with other tropical areas, has been crucial to the development of medical science. At present, study populations in… Read More
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