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
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
Joshua Rubenstein, “The Last Days of Stalin” (Yale UP, 2016)
On March 4, 1953, Soviet citizens woke up to an unthinkable announcement: Joseph Stalin, the country’s all-powerful leader, had died of a stroke. In The Last Days of Stalin (Yale University Press, 2016), Joshua Rubenstein recounts the events surrounding the… Read More
Kevan Harris, “A Social Revolution: Politics and the Welfare State in Iran” (U. Cal Press, 2017)
Lars Rensmann, “The Politics of Unreason: The Frankfurt School and the Origins of Modern Antisemitism” (SUNY Press, 2017)
In his new book, The Politics of Unreason: The Frankfurt School and the Origins of Modern Antisemitism (SUNY Press, 2017) , Lars Rensmann, Professor of European Politics and Society at the University of Groningen, argues that even… Read More
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