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Recent Content

Author: 
Paul Saenger
Reviewer: 
Joseph Feller

Feller on Saenger, 'Space Between Words: The Origins of Silent Reading'


Paul Saenger. Space Between Words: The Origins of Silent Reading. Stanford, Cal.: Stanford University Press, 1997. xviii + 480 pp. $49.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-2653-5.

Reviewed by Joseph Feller (Liberal Arts, Ringling School of Art and Design)
Published on H-SAE (January, 1999)

The Silent Word

Author: 
Charles Tilly
Reviewer: 
Karen Armstrong

Armstrong on Tilly, 'Roads from Past to Future'


Charles Tilly. Roads from Past to Future. Lanham, Md: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1997. ix + 430 pp. $28.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8476-8410-6; $101.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8476-8409-0.

Reviewed by Karen Armstrong (University of Helsinki)
Published on H-SAE (January, 1999)

Innovation and Historical Continuity

Author: 
Bent Flyvbjerg
Reviewer: 
Laszlo Kurti

Kurti on Flyvbjerg, 'Rationality and Power: Democracy in Practice'


Bent Flyvbjerg. Rationality and Power: Democracy in Practice. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1998. xiii + 290 pp. $18.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-25451-7; $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-25449-4.

Reviewed by Laszlo Kurti (University of Miskolc, Hungary)
Published on H-SAE (December, 1998)

Anthropology of Power and The European City

Author: 
John Borneman
Reviewer: 
Angela Jancius

Jancius on Borneman, 'Subversions of International Order: Studies in the Political Anthropology of Culture'


John Borneman. Subversions of International Order: Studies in the Political Anthropology of Culture. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1998. viii + 341 pp. $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7914-3584-7; $26.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7914-3583-0.

Reviewed by Angela Jancius (Department of Anthropology, Michigan State University)
Published on H-SAE (September, 1998)

Author: 
Jane C. Schneider, Peter T. Schneider
Reviewer: 
Anthony (Tony) H. Galt

Galt on Schneider and Schneider, 'Festival of the Poor: Fertility Decline and the Ideology of Class in Sicily, 1860-1980'


Jane C. Schneider, Peter T. Schneider. Festival of the Poor: Fertility Decline and the Ideology of Class in Sicily, 1860-1980. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1996. x + 322 pp. $21.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8165-1519-6; $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8165-1544-8.

Reviewed by Anthony (Tony) H. Galt (University of Wisconsin-Green Bay)
Published on H-SAE (May, 1998)

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