Reviews

Author: 
Sandrine Sanos
Reviewer: 
Justin Izzo

Izzo on Sanos, 'The Aesthetics of Hate: Far-Right Intellectuals, Antisemitism, and Gender in 1930s France'

Sandrine Sanos. The Aesthetics of Hate: Far-Right Intellectuals, Antisemitism, and Gender in 1930s France. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2012. xi + 369 pages. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-7457-4.

Reviewed by Justin Izzo (Brown University) Published on H-SAE (June, 2013) Commissioned by Michael B. Munnik

Aesthetics, Politics, and Abjection: Gendered Fantasies of Race and Nation among 1930s French Far-Right Intellectuals

Author: 
Raymond Taras
Reviewer: 
Martijn de Koning

de Koning on Taras, 'Xenophobia and Islamophobia in Europe'

Raymond Taras. Xenophobia and Islamophobia in Europe. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2012. 192 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7486-5072-9.

Reviewed by Martijn de Koning (Radboud University Nijmegen) Published on H-SAE (May, 2013) Commissioned by Michael B. Munnik

Defining and Understanding Islamophobia in Europe

Author: 
Leif Yttergren, Hans Bolling, eds.
Reviewer: 
Daniella Nahmias

Nahmias on Yttergren and Hans Bolling and eds., 'The 1912 Stockholm Olympics: Essays on the Competitions, the People, the City'

Leif Yttergren, Hans Bolling, eds. The 1912 Stockholm Olympics: Essays on the Competitions, the People, the City. Jefferson: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers, 2012. 292 pp. $55.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7864-7131-7.

Reviewed by Daniella Nahmias (Princeton University) Published on H-SAE (April, 2013) Commissioned by Michael B. Munnik

Beyond Sunshine: The 1912 Stockholm Olympics

Author: 
Franco Cassano
Reviewer: 
Nick Dines

Dines on Cassano, 'Southern Thought and Other Essays on the Mediterranean'

Franco Cassano. Southern Thought and Other Essays on the Mediterranean. Translated by Norma Bouchard and Valerio Ferme. New York: Fordham University Press, 2011. lv + 212 pp. $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8232-3365-6.

Reviewed by Nick Dines (Roma Tre University) Published on H-SAE (March, 2013) Commissioned by Michael B. Munnik

Author: 
Jennifer Ruth Hosek
Reviewer: 
Julie Hartley

Hartley on Hosek, 'Sun, Sex, and Socialism: Cuba in the German Imaginary'

Jennifer Ruth Hosek. Sun, Sex, and Socialism: Cuba in the German Imaginary. German European Studies Series. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2012. xvi + 266 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4426-4138-9.

Reviewed by Julie Hartley (Utah State University, Tooele) Published on H-SAE (March, 2013) Commissioned by Michael B. Munnik

Author: 
Elizabeth Anne Davis
Reviewer: 
Noelle Mole

Mole on Davis, 'Bad Souls: Madness and Responsibility in Modern Greece'

Elizabeth Anne Davis. Bad Souls: Madness and Responsibility in Modern Greece. Durham: Duke University Press, 2012. x + 331 pp. $94.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-5093-4; $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-5106-1.

Reviewed by Noelle Mole (NYU) Published on H-SAE (February, 2013) Commissioned by Michael B. Munnik

The Ethical Onus of Psychiatric Care

Author: 
Gunnar Skirbekk
Reviewer: 
Laurie McIntosh

McIntosh on Skirbekk, 'Multiple Modernities: A Tale of Scandinavian Experiences'

Gunnar Skirbekk. Multiple Modernities: A Tale of Scandinavian Experiences. Hong Kong: Chinese University Press, 2011. 221 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-962-996-487-0.

Reviewed by Laurie McIntosh (Duke University) Published on H-SAE (February, 2013) Commissioned by Michael B. Munnik

Genealogies of Modernity: Tracing the "Scandinavian Model" from the Past to the Present

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

Author: 
Jeffrey S. Bennett
Reviewer: 
Agnieszka Halemba

Halemba on Bennett, 'When the Sun Danced: Myth, Miracles, and Modernity in Early Twentieth-Century Portugal'

Jeffrey S. Bennett. When the Sun Danced: Myth, Miracles, and Modernity in Early Twentieth-Century Portugal. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012. x + 238 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-3248-4; $24.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8139-3249-1.

Reviewed by Agnieszka Halemba (University of Warsaw) Published on H-SAE (August, 2012) Commissioned by Michael B. Munnik

Author: 
Pola Bousiou
Reviewer: 
Damien Stankiewicz

Stankiewicz on Bousiou, 'The Nomads of Mykonos: Performing Liminalities in a "Queer" Space'

Pola Bousiou. The Nomads of Mykonos: Performing Liminalities in a "Queer" Space. New Directions in Anthropology Series. New York: Berghahn Books, 2008. xiv + 308 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84545-426-5; $28.50 (paper), ISBN 978-1-84545-466-1.

Reviewed by Damien Stankiewicz (New York University) Published on H-SAE (March, 2012) Commissioned by Abby L. Drwecki

Author: 
Marilyn Rueschemeyer, Sharon L. Wolchik, eds.
Reviewer: 
Eva Darvas

Darvas on Rueschemeyer and Wolchik, 'Women in Power in Post-Communist Parliaments'

Marilyn Rueschemeyer, Sharon L. Wolchik, eds. Women in Power in Post-Communist Parliaments. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2009. xiv + 292 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-35433-4; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-22169-8.

Reviewed by Eva Darvas (University of Michigan) Published on H-SAE (March, 2012) Commissioned by Abby L. Drwecki

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