BOOKS RECEIVED: Samuel Kalman and Sean Kennedy, eds., “The French Right Between the Wars: Political and Intellectual Movements from Conservatism to Fascism” (Berghahn Books, 2016)
During the interwar years France experienced severe political polarization. At the time many observers, particularly on the left, feared that the French right had embraced fascism, generating a fierce debate that has engaged scholars for decades, but has also obscured… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Hamilakis and Duke, eds., “Archaeology and Capitalism: From Ethics to Politics” (Left Coast Press, 2009)
The editors and contributors to this volume focus on the inherent political nature of archaeology and its impact on the practice of the discipline. Pointing to the disciplines history of advancing imperialist, colonialist, and racist objectives, they insist that archaeology… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Corey W. Johnson and Diana C. Parry, eds., “Fostering Social Justice through Qualitative Inquiry: A Methodological Guide” (Left Coast Press, 2015)
Qualitative researchers increasingly flock to social justice research to move beyond academic discourse and aid marginalized communities and groups. This is the first textbook to address the methods of conducting qualitative research using a social justice paradigm. The book addresses… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED:  Barbara Rose Johnston and Susan Slyomovics, eds., “Waging War, Making Peace: Reparations and Human Rights” (Left Coast Press, 2009)
Humans are good at making war―and much less successful at making peace. Genocide, torture, slavery, and other crimes against humanity are gross violations of human rights that are frequently perpetrated and legitimized in the name of nationalism, militarism, and economic… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Schofield and Cocroft, eds., “A Fearsome Heritage: Diverse Legacies of the Cold War ” (Left Coast Press, 2009)
From massive nuclear test sites to the more subtle material realities of everyday life, the influence of the Cold War on modern culture has been profound and global. Fearsome Legacies unites innovative work on the interpretation and management of Cold… Read More
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