BOOKS RECEIVED: Owen S. Ireland, “Sentiments of a British-American Woman: Esther DeBerdt Reed and the American Revolution” (Penn State UP, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley At the time of her death in 1780, British-born Esther DeBerdt Reeda name few know todaywas one of the most politically important women in Revolutionary America. Her treatise The Sentiments of an American Woman… Read More
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: Kimberly Orcutt, “Power and Posterity: American Art at Philadelphia’s 1876 Centennial Exhibition” (Penn State UP, 2017)
: Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley A milestone in American cultural history, the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia was one of the most broadly shared, heavily attended, and thoroughly documented public experiences of the nineteenth century. Power and Posterity… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED:  R. de Boer and J. G. Dercksen, “Private and State in the Ancient Near East: Proceedings of the 58th Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale at Leiden, 6 to 20 July 2012” (Eisenbrauns, 2017)
More than three hundred Assyriologists gathered in July 2012 to present papers and conduct workshops at this conference. The resulting volume publishes 21 of the revised essays on the main topic of the Rencontre — Private and State in the… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Jessica C. E. Gienow-Hecht, ed.,  “Music and International History in the Twentieth Century ” (Berghahn Books, 2018)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Bringing together scholars from the fields of musicology and international history, this book investigates the significance of music to foreign relations, and how it affected the interaction of nations since the late 19th century.… Read More
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