New Book - Champions of Flight: Clayton Knight and William Heaslip: Artists Who Chronicled Aviation from the Great War to Victory in WWII

Author: Sheryl Fiegel, Theodore Hamady Title: Champions of Flight: Clayton Knight and William Heaslip: Artists Who Chronicled Aviation from the Great War to Victory in WWII Publisher: Casemate Publication Date: 2019-12-11 ISBN: 9781612007793 Hardcover 

New Publication: "Hollywood Film behind the Iron Curtain: Cold War Nostalgias in Chuck Norris vs Communism (2015)" (Journal of American Studies)

This article focusses on the American reception of a British–Romanian documentary about the black market for VHS Hollywood films in 1980s Romania. The film uses two different registers of nostalgia. On the one hand, it functions as an ostalgic media product that engages Eastern European viewers by building upon a sense of continuity with the socialist past. On the other hand, its surprising success in the American conservative blogosphere reveals the endurance of Cold War exceptionalist tropes.

New Book - Civic Gifts: Voluntarism and the Making of the American Nation-State

Author: Elisabeth Stephanie Clemens Title: Civic Gifts: Voluntarism and the Making of the American Nation-State Publisher: University of Chicago Press Publication Date: 21/04/2020 ISBN: 9780226670836 Paperback  (English)

New Book - Beyond Betrayal: The Priest Sex Abuse Crisis, the Voice of the Faithful, and the Process of Collective Identity

Author: Patricia Ewick, Marc W Steinberg Title: Beyond Betrayal: The Priest Sex Abuse Crisis, the Voice of the Faithful, and the Process of Collective Identity Publisher: University of Chicago Press Publication Date: 21/08/2019 ISBN: 9780226644264 Paperback 

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