Reviews

Author: 
Karen Patterson, ed.
Reviewer: 
Erica Warren

Warren on Patterson, 'Lenore Tawney: Mirror of the Universe'

Karen Patterson, ed. Lenore Tawney: Mirror of the Universe. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2019. Illustrations. 304 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-66483-5

Reviewed by Erica Warren (Art Institute of Chicago) Published on H-Material-Culture (December, 2020) Commissioned by Colin Fanning (Bard Graduate Center)

Author: 
Joris Mercelis
Reviewer: 
Robert Gordon-Fogelson

Gordon-Fogelson on Mercelis, 'Beyond Bakelite: Leo Baekeland and the Business of Science and Invention'

Joris Mercelis. Beyond Bakelite: Leo Baekeland and the Business of Science and Invention. Lemelson Center Studies in Invention and Innovation Series. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2020. 378 pp. $55.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-262-53869-5

Author: 
Kimberly S. Alexander
Reviewer: 
Shoshana Resnikoff

Resnikoff on Alexander, 'Treasures Afoot: Shoe Stories from the Georgian Era'

Kimberly S. Alexander. Treasures Afoot: Shoe Stories from the Georgian Era. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 2018. 248 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-2584-9.

Reviewed by Shoshana Resnikoff (The Wolfsonian–FIU) Published on H-Material-Culture (September, 2020) Commissioned by Colin Fanning (Bard Graduate Center)

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Author: 
Alys X. George
Reviewer: 
Megan Brandow-Faller

Brandow-Faller on George, 'The Naked Truth: Viennese Modernism and the Body'

Alys X. George. The Naked Truth: Viennese Modernism and the Body. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2020. Illustrations. 328 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-66998-4

Reviewed by Megan Brandow-Faller (City University of New York (Kingsborough)) Published on H-Material-Culture (September, 2020) Commissioned by Colin Fanning (Bard Graduate Center)

Author: 
Elena Osokina
Reviewer: 
Alexey Golubev

Golubev on Osokina, 'Our Daily Bread: Socialist Distribution and the Art of Survival in Stalin's Russia, 1927-1941'

Elena Osokina. Our Daily Bread: Socialist Distribution and the Art of Survival in Stalin's Russia, 1927-1941. Edited by Kate Transchel. New York: Routledge, 2015. 288 pp. $47.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-56324-905-1.

Reviewed by Alexey Golubev (University of British Columbia, Department of History) Published on H-Material-Culture (June, 2016) Commissioned by Marieke Hendriksen

Author: 
Matthias Krings
Reviewer: 
Jodie Marshall

Marshall on Krings, 'African Appropriations: Cultural Difference, Mimesis, and Media'

Matthias Krings. African Appropriations: Cultural Difference, Mimesis, and Media. African Expressive Cultures Series. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2015. Illustrations. 328 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-01625-6; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-01629-4.

Reviewed by Jodie Marshall (Michigan State University - African Studies Center) Published on H-Material-Culture (April, 2016) Commissioned by Marieke Hendriksen

Author: 
Diane Sabenacio Nititham, Rebecca Boyd, eds.
Reviewer: 
Kristin Condotta Lee

Condotta Lee on Nititham and Boyd, 'Heritage, Diaspora and the Consumption of Culture: Movements in Irish Landscapes'

Diane Sabenacio Nititham, Rebecca Boyd, eds. Heritage, Diaspora and the Consumption of Culture: Movements in Irish Landscapes. Studies in Migration and Diaspora Series. Burlinton: Ashgate Publishing Company, 2014. Illustrations. 260 pp. $114.95 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-4724-2510-2; $114.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4724-2509-6.

Reviewed by Kristin Condotta Lee (Tulane University) Published on H-Material-Culture (October, 2015) Commissioned by Marieke Hendriksen

Author: 
Kate Hill, ed.
Reviewer: 
Alexandra Woodall

Woodall on Hill, 'Museums and Biographies: Stories, Objects, Identities'

Kate Hill, ed. Museums and Biographies: Stories, Objects, Identities. Heritage Matters Series. Suffolk: Boydell and Brewer, 2012. x + 338 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84383-727-5; $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-84383-961-3.

Reviewed by Alexandra Woodall (University of Leicester, School of Museum Studies) Published on H-Material-Culture (December, 2014) Commissioned by Marieke Hendriksen

Author: 
Georgia Brady Barnhill, Martha J. McNamara, eds.
Reviewer: 
Jennifer M. Black

Black on Barnhill and McNamara, 'New Views of New England: Studies in Material and Visual Culture, 1680-1830'

Georgia Brady Barnhill, Martha J. McNamara, eds. New Views of New England: Studies in Material and Visual Culture, 1680-1830. Boston: Colonial Society of Massachusetts, 2012. xxxv + 277 pp. $39.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-9852543-0-8.

Reviewed by Jennifer M. Black (Misericordia University, Dallas, PA) Published on H-Material-Culture (August, 2014) Commissioned by Marieke Hendriksen

Envisioning Early New England

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