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episode 43: Maria Taroutina, "The Icon and the Square: Russian Modernism and the Russo-Byzantine Revival" (Penn State UP, 2018)


Taroutina examines how the traditional interests of institutions such as the crown, the church, and the Imperial Academy of Arts temporarily aligned with the radical, leftist, and revolutionary avant-garde at the turn of the twentieth century...


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episode 58: Christopher J. Shepherd, "Haunted Houses and Ghostly Encounters: Ethnography and Animism in East Timor, 1860-1975" (NIAS Press, 2019)


Anyone who tries to understand the history, religion, and especially the “culture” of Southeast Asia, will soon encounter the phenomenon of animism...


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episode 69: Pilar M. Herr, "Contested Nation: The Mapuche, Bandits, and State Formation in 19th-Century Chile" (U New Mexico Press, 2019)


Herr places the independent Mapuche people and pro-Spanish Pincheira bandits at the heart of Chile’s nineteenth century. During the 1820s,..


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episode 68: Great Books: Emily Bernard on Larsen's "Passing"


Larsen examines the American mythology of race, and its real-world effects,..


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episode 405: Eric Lomazoff, "Reconstructing the National Bank Controversy: Politics and Law in the Early American Republic" (U Chicago Press, 2018)


Lomazoff has written a kind of detective novel about the national bank controversy during the early years of the new republic


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episode 74: Todd Shepard, "Sex, France, and Arab Men, 1962-1979" (U Chicago Press, 2017)


Shepard offers a complex analysis of the lasting impact of the Algerian Revolution through the cultural politics of sex, gender, and power in France....


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episode 109: James N. Green, "Exile Within Exiles: Herbert Daniel Gay Brazilian Revolutionary" (Duke UP, 2018)


Green tells the story of Herbert Daniel, a significant and complex figure in Brazilian leftist revolutionary politics and social activism from the mid-1960s until his death in 1992...


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episode 187: adrienne maree brown, "Pleasure Activism: The Politics of Feeling Good" (AK Press, 2019)


brown defines pleasure activism as “the work we do to reclaim our whole, happy, and satisfiable selves from the impacts, delusions, and limitations of oppression and/or supremacy”...


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episode 88: Robert Frank, "Under the Influence: Putting Peer Pressure to Work" (Princeton UP, 2020)


Frank describes how the strongest predictor of our willingness to support climate-friendly policies, install solar panels, or buy an electric car is the number of people we know who have already done so...


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episode 403: Lee Drutman, "Breaking the Two-Party Doom Loop: The Case for Multiparty Democracy in America" (Oxford UP, 2020)


Drutman dives into both the problems with the current political dynamic and the possible solutions...


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