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Recent Content

Author: 
Aldis Purs
Reviewer: 
Elo-Hanna Seljamaa

Seljamaa on Purs, 'Baltic Facades: Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania since 1945'

Aldis Purs. Baltic Facades: Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania since 1945. Contemporary Worlds Series. London: Reaktion, 2012. Maps. 203 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-86189-896-8.

Reviewed by Elo-Hanna Seljamaa (University of Tartu) Published on H-SAE (February, 2013) Commissioned by Michael B. Munnik

Deconstructing and Constructing the Baltic

Author: 
Tova Höjdestrand
Reviewer: 
Ayse Akalin

Akalin on Höjdestrand, 'Needed by Nobody: Homelessness and Humanness in Post-Socialist Russia'

Tova Höjdestrand. Needed by Nobody: Homelessness and Humanness in Post-Socialist Russia. Culture and Society after Socialism Series. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2009. ix + 231 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-4701-3; $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8014-7593-1.

Reviewed by Ayse Akalin Published on H-SAE (January, 2013) Commissioned by Abby L. Drwecki

Author: 
Karen Oslund
Reviewer: 
Kai Heidemann

Heidemann on Oslund, 'Iceland Imagined: Nature, Culture, and Storytelling in the North Atlantic'

Karen Oslund. Iceland Imagined: Nature, Culture, and Storytelling in the North Atlantic. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2011. xvi + 260 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-295-99083-5.

Reviewed by Kai Heidemann (Christopher Newport University) Published on H-SAE (December, 2012) Commissioned by Michael B. Munnik

Author: 
Bruce Nelson
Reviewer: 
Aaron Thornburg

Thornburg on Nelson, 'Irish Nationalists and the Making of the Irish Race'

Bruce Nelson. Irish Nationalists and the Making of the Irish Race. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2012. 348 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-15312-4.

Reviewed by Aaron Thornburg (Duke University) Published on H-SAE (November, 2012) Commissioned by Michael B. Munnik

Author: 
David Gilmour
Reviewer: 
Naor Ben-Yehoyada

Ben-Yehoyada on Gilmour, 'The Pursuit of Italy: A History of a Land, Its Regions, and Their Peoples'

David Gilmour. The Pursuit of Italy: A History of a Land, Its Regions, and Their Peoples. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011. 480 pp. $32.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-374-28316-2.

Reviewed by Naor Ben-Yehoyada (Harvard University) Published on H-SAE (September, 2012) Commissioned by Michael B. Munnik

"Sic Transit Gloria Mundi": Gilmour's Pursuit of a Stronger Italy

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