BOOKS RECEIVED: Jo Applin, Catherine Spencer, and Amy Tobin, eds., “London Art Worlds: Mobile, Contingent, and Ephemeral Networks, 1960-1980” (Penn State UP, 2017)
: Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley The essays in this collection explore the extraordinarily rich networks of international artists and art practices that emerged in and around London during the 1960s and 70s, a period that saw an explosion… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Pasi Ihalainen and Cornelia Ilie. eds., “Parliament and Parliamentarism: A Comparative History of a European Concept” (Berghahn Books, 2018)
Parliamentary theory, practices, discourses, and institutions constitute a distinctively European contribution to modern politics. Taking a broad historical perspective, this cross-disciplinary, innovative, and rigorous collection locates the essence of parliamentarism in four key aspects-deliberation, representation, responsibility, and sovereignty-and explores the… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED:  J. Hillis Miller and John G. Peters, eds., “Reading Conrad” (Ohio State UP, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley For half a century, J. Hillis Miller has been a premier figure in English and comparative literature, influencing and leading the direction of literary studies. What is less well-known is that he has been… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Steven Carl Smith, “An Empire of Print: The New York Publishing Trade in the Early American Republic” (Penn State UP, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Home to the so-called big five publishers as well as hundreds of smaller presses, renowned literary agents, a vigorous arts scene, and an uncountable number of aspiring and established writers alike, New York City… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Christina von Hodenberg, “Television’s Moment: Sitcom Audiences and the Sixties Cultural Revolution” (Berghahn, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Television was one of the forces shaping the cultural revolution of the 1960s and 1970s, when a blockbuster TV series could reach up to a third of a country’s population. This book explores television’s… Read More
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