BOOKS RECEIVED: Elizabeth Flynn and Tiffany Bourelle, eds., “Women’s Professional Lives in Rhetoric and Composition: Choice, Chance, and Serendipity” (Ohio State UP, 2018)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley This collection, edited by Elizabeth A. Flynn and Tiffany Bourelle, contributes to the valuable work of chronicling the professional and personal lives of women in academia. Through its line-up of contributors from diverse backgrounds,… Read More
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: Jonathan Strom, “German Pietism and the Problem of Conversion” (Penn State UP, 2018)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley August Hermann Francke described his conversion to Pietism in gripping terms that included intense spiritual struggle, weeping, falling to his knees, and a decisive moment in which his doubt suddenly disappeared and he was… 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
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