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Enslaved Women in America: From Colonial Times to Emancipation / Emily West

Thursday, 17 August, 2017

Kristen Brill recommends a book which masterfully presents the narrative of women’s lived experiences in slavery through the prism of gender.

The Ethnographic State: France and the Invention of Moroccan Islam / Edmund Burke

Thursday, 17 August, 2017

July Blalack believes this story of the French colonial archive reveals many disturbing aspects of knowledge production.

Heresy and Dissent in the Carolingian Empire: the Case of Gottschalk of Orbais / Matthew Bryan Gillis

Thursday, 17 August, 2017

Scott Ashley gives thanks for an important study for scholars of the Carolingian world and of early-medieval religious culture.

Wars of the Roosevelts: The Ruthless Rise of America’s Greatest Political Family / William J. Mann

Thursday, 17 August, 2017

Dario Fazzi praises an impressive 600-page volume scoping out the secrets, antagonisms, and feuds of the Roosevelts.