Reviews

Author: 
David I. Kertzer
Reviewer: 
Jaro Stacul

Stacul on Kertzer, 'Politics and Symbols: The Italian Communist Party and the Fall of Communism'


David I. Kertzer. Politics and Symbols: The Italian Communist Party and the Fall of Communism. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1996. xi + 211 pp.p. $27.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-06612-8.

Reviewed by Jaro Stacul (University of Cambridge)
Published on H-SAE (December, 1997)

Author: 
Brian Jenkins, Spyros A. Sofos, eds.
Reviewer: 
Wim van Meurs

van Meurs on Jenkins and Sofos, 'Nation and Identity in Contemporary Europe'


Brian Jenkins, Spyros A. Sofos, eds. Nation and Identity in Contemporary Europe. London and New York: Routledge, 1996. x + 294 pp. $40.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-415-12313-6; $140.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-12312-9.

Reviewed by Wim van Meurs (Free University of Berlin)
Published on H-SAE (December, 1997)

Nation and Identity...Once More

Author: 
Renate Siebert
Reviewer: 
Paola Sensi-Isolani

Sensi-Isolani on Siebert, 'Secrets of Life and Death: Women and the Mafia'


Renate Siebert. Secrets of Life and Death: Women and the Mafia. London and New York: Verso Books, 1996. xi + 333 pp. $20.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-85984-023-8; $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-85984-903-3.

Reviewed by Paola Sensi-Isolani (Saint Mary's College of California)
Published on H-SAE (November, 1997)

Author: 
Italo Pardo
Reviewer: 
Harley Schreck

Schreck on Pardo, 'Managing Existence in Naples: Morality, Action and Structure'


Italo Pardo. Managing Existence in Naples: Morality, Action and Structure. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996. xvi + 232 pp. $43.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-56665-0; $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-56227-0.

Reviewed by Harley Schreck (Bethel College)
Published on H-SAE (November, 1997)

Author: 
Sara Delamont
Reviewer: 
Thomas M. Wilson

Wilson on Delamont, 'Appetites and Identities: An Introduction to the Social Anthropology of Western Europe'


Sara Delamont. Appetites and Identities: An Introduction to the Social Anthropology of Western Europe. London and New York: Routledge, 1995. x + 254 pp. $51.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-415-06254-1; $170.00 (library), ISBN 978-0-415-06253-4.

Reviewed by Thomas M. Wilson (Institute of European Studies at The Queen's University of Belfast)
Published on H-SAE (September, 1997)

Author: 
Margarita Diaz-Andreu, Timothy Champion, eds.
Reviewer: 
Charles C. Kolb

Kolb on Diaz-Andreu and Champion, 'Nationalism and Archaeology in Europe'


Margarita Diaz-Andreu, Timothy Champion, eds. Nationalism and Archaeology in Europe. Boulder and San Francisco: Westview Press, 1996. vi + 314 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8133-3051-8.

Reviewed by Charles C. Kolb (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Published on H-SAE (September, 1997)

Nationalism and Archaeology in Europe

Author: 
Vassos Argyrou
Reviewer: 
David Sutton

Sutton on Argyrou, 'Tradition and Modernity in the Mediterranean: The Wedding as Symbolic Struggle'


Vassos Argyrou. Tradition and Modernity in the Mediterranean: The Wedding as Symbolic Struggle. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996. x + 210 pp. $44.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-56095-5.

Reviewed by David Sutton (St Peter's College, Oxford)
Published on H-SAE (July, 1997)

Author: 
R. Amy Elman, ed.
Reviewer: 
Lynn Walter

Walter on Elman, 'Sexual Politics and the European Union, The New Feminist Challenge'


R. Amy Elman, ed. Sexual Politics and the European Union, The New Feminist Challenge. Providence, R.I.: Berghahn Books, 1996. x + 178 pp. $14.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-57181-046-5.

Reviewed by Lynn Walter (Department of Social Change & Development, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay)
Published on H-SAE (March, 1997)

Author: 
Frank Mort
Reviewer: 
Nigel Rapport

Rapport on Mort, 'Cultures of Consumption: Masculinities and Social Space in Late Twentieth-Century Britain'


Frank Mort. Cultures of Consumption: Masculinities and Social Space in Late Twentieth-Century Britain. London & New York: Routledge, 1996. viii + 280 pp. $41.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-415-03052-6; $139.97 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-03051-9.

Reviewed by Nigel Rapport (University of St. Andrews)
Published on H-SAE (March, 1997)

Young Men Consuming Britain?

Author: 
Paul Mellars
Reviewer: 
Peter S. Allen

Allen on Mellars, 'The Neanderthal Legacy: An Archaeological Perspective from Western Europe'


Paul Mellars. The Neanderthal Legacy: An Archaeological Perspective from Western Europe. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1996. xix + 471 pp. $69.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-03493-5.

Reviewed by Peter S. Allen (Rhode Island College)
Published on H-SAE (January, 1997)

Author: 
Katherine Verdery
Reviewer: 
David A. Kideckel

Kideckel on Verdery, 'What Was Socialism and What Comes Next?'


Katherine Verdery. What Was Socialism and What Comes Next? Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1996. 298 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-691-01132-5; $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-01133-2.

Reviewed by David A. Kideckel (Anthropology Department, Central Connecticut State University)
Published on H-SAE (December, 1996)

Author: 
Deborah Reed-Danahay
Reviewer: 
Hervi Varenne

Varenne on Reed-Danahay, 'Education and Identity in Rural France: The Politics of Schooling'


Deborah Reed-Danahay. Education and Identity in Rural France: The Politics of Schooling. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996. xiii + 237 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-48312-4.

Reviewed by Hervi Varenne (Teachers College, Columbia University)
Published on H-SAE (June, 1996)

Author: 
Larry Wolff
Reviewer: 
Susan Parman

Parman on Wolff, 'Inventing Eastern Europe: The Map of Civilization on the Mind of the Enlightenment'


Larry Wolff. Inventing Eastern Europe: The Map of Civilization on the Mind of the Enlightenment. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 1994. xiv + 419 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-2314-5.

Reviewed by Susan Parman (California State University, Fullerton)
Published on H-SAE (May, 1996)

Mapping Space and Knowledge in Europe

Author: 
John M. Efron
Reviewer: 
Richard Bodek

Bodek on Efron, 'Defenders of the Race: Jewish Doctors & Race Science in Fin-de-SiÖ¨cle Europe'


John M. Efron. Defenders of the Race: Jewish Doctors & Race Science in Fin-de-SiÖ¨cle Europe. New Haven, Conn. and London: Yale University Press, 1994. xi i+ 255 pp. $32.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-05440-8.

Reviewed by Richard Bodek (College of Charleston)
Published on H-SAE (May, 1996)

Author: 
Sharon Macdonald, ed.
Reviewer: 
M. Jaffe

Jaffe on Macdonald, 'Inside European Identities: Ethnography in Western Europe'


Sharon Macdonald, ed. Inside European Identities: Ethnography in Western Europe. Providence, R.I.: Berg Publishers, 1993. viii + 247 pp. $36.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-85496-888-6; $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-85496-723-0.

Reviewed by M. Jaffe (SUNY--Cortland)
Published on H-SAE (April, 1996)

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