Inky Fingers: The Making of Books in Early Modern Europe – Antony Grafton

GRAFTON Anthony 1 The Making of Books

Anthony Grafton / Foto: Princeton University / If it is hard to write a book review, then it is much harder to make a book. Anthony Grafton’s latest monograph, Inky Fingers, puts the difficulties of labour at the centre of this engaging study of book production in early modern Europe and North America (the latter included…

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Statelessness: A Modern History / Mira Siegelberg

SIEGELBERG Mira Statelessness

Mira Siegelberg / Foto: TAUVOD / Mira Siegelberg’s important monograph retrieves and explores the debates in a range of different forums on a subject of fundamental significance: how, in the author’s words, ‘the problem of statelessness informed theories of rights, sovereignty, international legal order, and cosmopolitan justice, theories developed when the conceptual and political contours…

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Accounting for Slavery: Masters and Management – ROSENTHAL (THT)

ROSENTHAL, Caitlin. Accounting for Slavery: Masters and Management. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2019. 312p. Resenha de: MUHAMMAD, Patricia M. The History Teacher, v.52, n.4, p.724-725, ago., 2019. Scholars have written extensively concerning the Trans-Atlantic slave trade’s intricate financial regime promoted through multi-lateral treaties, slaving licenses, nation states, private companies, and slavers, proprietors, and bankers…

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The Injustice Never Leaves You: Anti-Mexican Violence in Texas – MARTINEZ (THT)

MARTINEZ, Monica Muñoz. The Injustice Never Leaves You: Anti-Mexican Violence in Texas. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2018. 400p. Resenha de: WEBER, John. The History Teacher, v.52, n.3, p.530-532, may., 2019. In her remarkable book, The Injustice Never Leaves You, Monica Muñoz Martinez examines the prevalence of anti-Mexican violence in Texas in the early twentieth…

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Frontiers of possession: Spain and Portugal in Europe and the Americas – HERZOG (RTF)

HERZOG, T. Frontiers of possession: Spain and Portugal in Europe and the Americas. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 2015. Resenha de: LOPES, Jonathan Felix. Revista Territórios & Fronteiras, Cuiabá, v. 9, n. 1, jan.-jun., 2016. A autora deste livro, Tamar Herzog, é professora da Universidade de Harvard desde 2013 onde leciona nas cadeiras de América…

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Poetry and the Police: Communication Networks in Eighteenth-Century Paris – DARNTON (RBH)

DARNTON, Robert. Poetry and the Police: Communication Networks in Eighteenth-Century Paris. Cambridge, Mass.: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2010. 209p. Resenha de: SOBRAL, Luís Felipe. Revista Brasileira de História, São Paulo, v.34, n.68, jul./dez. 2014. No momento em que o mundo encanta-se com os novos prodígios da comunicação, capazes de fazer crer que…

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Capital in the Twenty First Century – PIKETTY (NE-C)

PIKETTY, Thomas. Capital in the Twenty First Century. Trad. Arthur Goldhammer. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2014. Resenha de: RUGITSKY, Fernando. Diagnóstico Capital: O Capital no Século XXI. Novos Estudos – CEBRAP, São Paulo, n.99, Jul, 2014. Em certa passagem de seu livro, ao examinar a evolução da desigualdade na França ao longo do século XX,…

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Women in Ancient Egypt – ROBBINS (RMA)

ROBBINS, Gay. Women in Ancient Egypt. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1993. 205p. ROBBINS, Gay. Reflections of Women in the New Kingdom: Ancient Egyptian Art from the British Museum. San Antonio: Van Siclen Books, 1995. 142p. Resenha de: SANTOS, Moacir Elias. A Mulher no Antigo Egito nas obras de Gay Robbins. Revista Mundo Antigo, v.2, n.4,…

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Republic of Debtors: Bankruptcy in the Age of American Independence – MANN (CSS)

MANN, Bruce H. Republic of Debtors: Bankruptcy in the Age of American Independence. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2002. 344p. Resenha de: BRILEY, Ron. Canadian Social Studies, v.38, n.3, p., 2004. In Republic of Debtors, Bruce H. Mann, professor of law and history at the University of Pennsylvania, offers an informative account of the role played…

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Northern Passage: American Vietnam War Resisters in Canada – HAGAN (CSS)

HAGAN, John. Northern Passage: American Vietnam War Resisters in Canada. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2001. 269p. Resenha de: NEIDHARDT, W. S. Canadian Social Studies, v.37, n.2, 2003. The Vietnam War was a most traumatic experience for the American people for it was a war unlike any other war that Americans had ever fought. Never…

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The Mass Media and Canadian Diversity – NANCOO; NANCOO (CSS)

NANCOO, Stephen E.; NANCOO, Robert S. Eds. The Mass Media and Canadian Diversity. Mississauga: Canadian Educator’s Press, 1996. 288p. SCHUDSON, Michael. The Power of News. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1995. 288p. Resenha de: SENGER, Elizabeth. Canadian Social Studies, v.35, n.4, 2001. The Mass Media and Canadian Diversity offers an insightful and thought provoking look at the…

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