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Current History (2019) 118 (812): 364–365.
Published: 01 December 2019
... Press , 2018 © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Syria Bashar al-Assad authoritarianism book reviews How does a regime manage to stay in pow-er for decades? How do protests that start peacefully end up being eclipsed by a dev...
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Current History (2019) 118 (808): 197–199.
Published: 01 May 2019
... © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Sandra Greene book review Katherine Ann Wiley Work Social Status Gender Post-Slavery Mauritania slavery race class system social mobility women gender discrimination What is it...
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Current History (2019) 118 (807): 157–159.
Published: 01 April 2019
... Books , 2018 © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California book review Eric Tagliacozzo Sunil Amrith Unruly Waters monsoon pollution climate change British Empire natural disasters water policy Bay Bengal dams irrigation...
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Current History (2019) 118 (806): 117–119.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Sheri Berman Oxford University Press , 2019 © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Holly Case book review Sheri Berman Democracy Dictatorship Europe liberal democracy populism illiberalism nationalism history Hungary...
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Current History (2019) 118 (805): 78–79.
Published: 01 February 2019
... History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California book review Ulrich Oslender Michael Taussig Palma Africana Colombia anthropology coca cocaine palm oil paramilitaries anthropology Roland Barthes Michael Taussig is not your average an-thropologist...
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Current History (2019) 118 (804): 39.
Published: 01 January 2019
.... 2019 The Regents of the University of California book review Joshua Lustig Bruno Latour Down Earth climate change Paris Agreement science philosophy politics Donald Trump Bruno Latour is one of the foremost contem-porary philosophers and sociologists of sci-ence. His 1987...
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Current History (2018) 117 (803): 363–365.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Farrar, Straus, and Giroux , 2018 © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California Alison Pargeter book review Burning Shores Frederic Wehrey Libya Muammar el-Qaddafi Benghazi Islamic State Islamists intervention conflict...
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Current History (2018) 117 (802): 325–327.
Published: 01 November 2018
... book review Adam Tooze Crashed: Decade Financial Crises Changed World capitalism globalization financial crisis trade European Union Eurozone United States China Russia Ukraine The publication of Adam Tooze s passionate, readable, and lively analysis of the global fi-nancial...
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Current History (2018) 117 (801): 285–287.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Nancy Ries A definitive history of organized crime in Russia shows how political leaders have long used gangsters to serve the state's purposes. © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California book review Nancy Ries Mark Galeotti The...
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Current History (2018) 117 (799): 197–199.
Published: 01 May 2018
... Ching Kwan Lee University of Chicago Press , 2017 © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California Scott D. Taylor book review Specter Global China Ching Kwan Lee Zambia China foreign investment state capitalism Michael Sata...
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Current History (2018) 117 (798): 151–153.
Published: 01 April 2018
... Press , 2018 © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California Sumit Ganguly book review India Alyssa Ayres Our Time Come democracy Narendra Modi Hindu nationalism market economy foreign policy trade Pakistan China In the...
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Current History (2018) 117 (798): 154–157.
Published: 01 April 2018
... History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California Joshua Lustig book review The New Pakistani Middle Class Ammara Maqsood Pakistan Lahore middle class Islam Muslim lifestyle secular business headscarf education urban cities Ammara Maqsood, a...
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Current History (2018) 117 (797): 117–119.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Maria Todorova Two books offer different takes on everyday life in Bulgaria since 1989, one a lament for the loss of social solidarity, the other a lyrical portrait of a wild frontier region. Red Hangover: Legacies of Twentieth-Century Communism , by Kristen Ghodsee Duke University Press...
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Current History (2018) 117 (796): 77–79.
Published: 01 February 2018
... University of Chicago Press , 2017 © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California José Moya book review Mauricio Tenorio-Trillo Latin America Allure Power Idea Latin American history colonialism imperialism neoliberalism This is a...
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Current History (2018) 117 (795): 38–39.
Published: 01 January 2018
... rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California Joshua Lustig book review Democracies Die Steven Levitsky Daniel Ziblatt democracy authoritarianism Donald Trump United States Almost a year into the presidency of Don-ald Trump, it is safe to say that American...
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Current History (2017) 116 (794): 363–365.
Published: 01 December 2017
... . Stanford University Press , 2017 . © 2017 Current History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California Marwan Kraidy book review Asef Bayat Revolution without Revolutionaries Arab Spring neoliberalism Tunisia Egypt uprisings civil society urban cities...
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Current History (2017) 116 (793): 324–327.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Kimberly J. Morgan A new book lays blame for the weak social safety net on political rhetoric that justifies government aid as an individual right and not a public good–a tradition that dates back to the New Deal. The Transformation of American Liberalism , by George Klosko . Oxford...
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Current History (2017) 116 (792): 285–287.
Published: 01 October 2017
... Megoran . University of Pittsburgh Press , 2017 . © 2017 Current History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California Marianne Kamp book review Nationalism Central Asia Nick Megoran Central Asia borders Uzbekistan Kyrgyzstan Ferghana Valley One...
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Current History (2017) 116 (791): 244–246.
Published: 01 September 2017
... . Pantheon , 2017 . © 2017 Current History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California Robert Weller book review Souls China Ian Johnson China religion Daoism Buddhism Christianity Protestant churches Mao communism Until about a decade ago, much of...
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Current History (2017) 116 (790): 197–199.
Published: 01 May 2017
... History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California Ken Menkhaus book review Mayor Mogadishu Andrew Harding Somalia Mogadishu Mohamed “Tarzan” Nur al-Shabaab One of the most maddeningly difficult tasks for a chronicler of contemporary Somalia is to...