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Author: 
Carmela Garritano
Reviewer: 
Jules Bartkowski

Bartkowski on Garritano, 'African Video Movies and Global Desires: A Ghanaian History'


Carmela Garritano. African Video Movies and Global Desires: A Ghanaian History. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2013. xii + 246 pp. $28.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-89680-286-5.

Reviewed by Jules Bartkowski
Published on H-Socialisms (June, 2015)
Commissioned by Gary Roth

New Ghanaian Influences on Film

Author: 
Bart Van der Steen, Ask Katzeff, Leendert Van Hoogenhuijze, eds.
Reviewer: 
Geoff Eley

Eley on Van der Steen and Katzeff and Van Hoogenhuijze, 'The City Is Ours: Squatting and Autonomous Movements in Europe from the 1970s to the Present'


Bart Van der Steen, Ask Katzeff, Leendert Van Hoogenhuijze, eds. The City Is Ours: Squatting and Autonomous Movements in Europe from the 1970s to the Present. Chicago: PM Press, 2014. 336 pp. $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-60486-683-4.

Reviewed by Geoff Eley
Published on H-Socialisms (June, 2015)
Commissioned by Gary Roth

Politics and the City: A Badly Bifurcated Left

CFP: Western Temptations in Cold War times. International influences in Yugoslav architecture (1945-90)

Conference

Western Temptations in Cold War times

International influences in Yugoslav architecture (1945-90)

 

5 november 2015

Organization: MAO – Ljubljana

Conception: Luka Skansi, University in Rijeka                                                   

Author: 
Suhi Choi
Reviewer: 
Amy Lucker

Lucker on Choi, 'Embattled Memories: Contested Meanings in Korean War Memorials'


Suhi Choi. Embattled Memories: Contested Meanings in Korean War Memorials. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 2014. 168 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87417-936-1.

Reviewed by Amy Lucker
Published on H-Socialisms (June, 2015)
Commissioned by Gary Roth

Memories, Meanings, and Memorials

Author: 
Jamie Nace Cohen-Cole
Reviewer: 
Robert F. Barsky

Barsky on Cohen-Cole, 'The Open Mind: Cold War Politics and the Sciences of Human Nature'


Jamie Nace Cohen-Cole. The Open Mind: Cold War Politics and the Sciences of Human Nature. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2014. 397 pp. $36.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-226-09233-1; $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-09216-4.

Reviewed by Robert F. Barsky (Vanderbilt University)
Published on H-Socialisms (June, 2015)
Commissioned by Gary Roth

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