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Author: 
Kaeten Mistry
Reviewer: 
Andrew N. Buchanan

Buchanan on Kaeten Mistry, 'The United States, Italy and the Origins of Cold War: Waging Political Warfare, 1945–1950'


Kaeten Mistry. The United States, Italy and the Origins of Cold War: Waging Political Warfare, 1945–1950. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014. 308 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-03508-9.

Reviewed by Andrew N. Buchanan
Published on H-Socialisms (December, 2014)
Commissioned by Gary Roth

Postwar Political Warfare in Italy

Author: 
Peter Dauvergne, Genevieve LeBaron
Reviewer: 
Timothy S. Brown

Brown on Dauvergne and LeBaron, 'Protest Inc: The Corporatization of Activism'


Peter Dauvergne, Genevieve LeBaron. Protest Inc: The Corporatization of Activism. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2014. 200 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7456-6948-9.

Reviewed by Timothy S. Brown (Northeastern University)
Published on H-Socialisms (December, 2014)
Commissioned by Gary Roth

The Corporatization of Protest

CfP – Sites of Memory of Socialism and Communism in Europe

Twenty-five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the history of socialism and communism still presents itself as one of the most polarizing and controversial themes in Europe's culture of memory. While some countries of the former Eastern Bloc utilise their socialist past in the formation of national identities, others tend to construct nostalgic memories of their lived experiences in socialist times.

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