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Monthly Archives October 2016

SIMULATED SHELVES: Browse October 2016 New Books

We’re delighted to offer a selection of latest releases from our core subjects of Anthropology, Film Studies and History, along with our New in Paperback titles.   Paperback Original! HONOUR AND VIOLENCE Gender, Power and Law in Southern Pakistan Nafisa Shah Volume 39, New Directions in Anthropology

Words Matter: ‘Race’ in American Campaign Rhetoric

by Augustine Agwuele. Augustine Agwuele is the author of the article “Culture Trumps Scientific Fact: ‘Race’ in US American Language” appearing in Volume: 60 Issue: 2 of Social Analysis: The International Journal of Social and Cultural Practice. Momma she send me to school, I get educated I get educated, so sophisticated Not under-rated but really elevated West African youths […]

Museum Studies Resources

  The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, often referred to as The Guggenheim, opened on October 21, 1959 at 1071 Fifth Avenue on the corner of East 89th Street in the Upper East Side neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City. The building was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, though both Guggenheim and Wright would die before the […]

Does Every Vote Count In America? Emotions, Elections, and the Quest for Black Political Empowerment

by Britta Waldschmidt-Nelson The following excerpt was adapted from chapter 11 in the book Emotions in American History: An International Assessment edited by Jessica C. Gienow-Hecht, published in 2010.   The history of emotions provides important keys to understanding human behavior and can be of great assistance in explaining wider political, social, and economic trends in American […]

I Want To Be Greedy for the United States

This is a post by Jared Poley, author of The Devil’s Riches: A Modern History of Greed (Now in Paperback!). The Financial Times called this book “…a thought-provoking study of a subject that is too often taken for granted, rather than subjected to critical examination.” Back in late January 2016, just before the Iowa caucus, Donald Trump held an […]

Indigenous Peoples’ Day

  Indigenous Peoples Day reimagines Columbus Day and changes a celebration of colonialism into an opportunity to reveal historical truths to promote Indigenous culture and commemorate the history of indigenous people.    “Learning about the history of Columbus and transforming this day into a celebration of indigenous people and a celebration of social justice … allows us to make […]

SIMULATED SHELVES: Browse September 2016 New Books

We’re delighted to offer a selection of latest releases from our core subjects of Anthropology, Film Studies, History, Medical Anthropology and Sociology, along with our New in Paperback titles.   Paperback Original RE-IMAGINING DEFA East German Cinema in its National and Transnational Contexts Edited by Seán Allan and Sebastian Heiduschke

Berghahn Journals: New Issues Published in September

   

The Colonial Governance of the Natural World: A History of Tanzanian Wildlife Conservation

Bernhard Gissibl is author of The Nature of German Imperialism. Conservation and the Politics of Wildlife in colonial East Africa, published this July by Berghahn. His work analyses the role of hunting and game conservation in the making of the col0nial state in what was then German East Africa. The book reveals the years of […]