2.1 Winter 2012

Lisa Ann Robertson


Andrews, George Reid. Blackness in the White Nation: A History of Afro-Uruguay.  Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2010.  xiii + 241 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8078-3417-6, $59.95.

Bandau, Anja, Marcel Dorigny, and Rebekka von Mallinckrodt. Les mondes coloniaux à Paris au XVIIIe siècle: Circulation et enchevêtrement des savoirs.  Paris: Editions Karthala, 2010. 297 pp. ISBN 978-2-8111-0380-4, € 28,00.

Bélanger, Damien-Claude.  Prejudice and Pride: Canadian Intellectuals Confront the United States, 1891-1945.  Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2011.  322 pp. ISBN: 978-1- 4426-4045-0, $55.00.

Bevernage, Berber. History, Memory, and State-Sponsored Violence: Time and Justice. London: Routledge, 2012. xii + 250 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-88340-5, $125.00.

Brenner, Rachel Feldhay. Inextricably Bonded: Israeli Arab and Jewish Writers Re-Visioning Culture. Madison, WI: The University of Wisconsin Press, 2010. ix + 349 pp. ISBN: 978-0-299-18960-0, $35; ISBN: 978-0-299-18964-8, $19.95; ISBN: 978-0-299-18963-1, $14.95.

Brower, Benjamin Claude. A Desert Names Peace: The Violence of France’s Empire in the Algerian Sahara, 1844-1902. New York: Columbia University Press, 2011. xviii + 417 pp. ISBN: 978-0-231-15492-5, $50.00; ISBN: 978-0-231-15493-2, $26.50.

Butchart, Ronald E. Schooling the Freed People: Teaching, Learning, and the Struggle for Black Freedom, 1861-1876. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina, 2010.  xxii + 314 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8078-3420-6, $39.95.

Carey, Hilary M. God’s Empire: Religion and Colonialism in the British World, c. 1801-1908.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011. xxiii + 421 pp. ISBN 978-0-521-19410-5, $99.00.

Colligan, Collette and Margaret Linley. Media, Technology, and Literature in the Nineteenth Century: Image, Sound, and Touch. Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate, 2011. xiii + 302 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4094-0009-7, $104.95.

Comfort, Kelly. European Aestheticism and Spanish American Modernismo: Artist Protagonists and the Philosophy of Art for Art’s Sake. Hampshire, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. vii + 180 pp. ISBN: 978-0-2302-7809-7, ?50.00.

Conway, Stephen. Britain, Ireland, and Continental Europe in the Eighteenth Century: Similarities, Connections, Identities. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. 384 pp. ISBN: 978-0-19-921085-5, $125.00.

Dávila, Jerry. Hotel Trópico:  Brazil and the Challenge of African Decolonization, 1950-1980.  Durham: Duke University Press, 2010. 328 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8223-4867-2, $84.95.

Frank, Robert; Hartmut Kaelble, Marie-Françoise Lévy, and Luisa Passerini. Building a European Public Sphere/Un espace public européen en construction: From the 1950s to the Present/ Des années 1950 à nos jours. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang/Frankfurt, 2010. 257 pp. ISBN 978-90-5201-629-0, $53.95.

Gehler, Michael and Silvio Vietta. Europa – Europäisierung – Europäistik: Neue wissenschaftliche Ansätze, Methoden und Inhalte. Wien: Böhlau Verlag Wien, 2010. 543 pp. ISBN 978-3-205-78388-6, €69,00.

Ghosh, Devleena, Heather Goodall, and Stephanie Hemelryk Donald, eds. Water, Sovereignty and Borders in Asia and Oceania. Routledge Studies in Physical Geography and Environment Series. New York: Routledge, 2009.  xiii + 216 pp. ISBN 978-0- 415-43726-4, $170.00.

Green, Nile. Bombay Islam: The Religious Economy of the West Indian Ocean, 1840-1915.  New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. xvi + 327 pp. ISBN 978-0-521-76924-2,  $90.00.

Hanifi, Shah Mahmoud.  Connecting Histories in Afghanistan: Market Relations and State Formation on a Colonial Frontier. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2011. 288 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8047-7411-6, $24.95.

Harrow, Kenneth and Kizitus Mpoche, eds. Language, Literature and Education in Multicultural Societies: Collaborative Research on Africa. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars, 2008. vii + 381 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4438-0344-1, $39.99.

Hawkins, Stephanie L.  American Iconographic: National Geographic, Global Culture, and the Visual Imagination. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2010. 264 pp. ISBN 978-0-8139-2965-1, $55.00.

Ittmann, Karl, Dennis D. Cordell, and Gregory H. Maddox. The Demographics of Empire: The Colonial Order and the Creation of Knowledge. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2010.  299 pp. ISBN 978-0-8214-1932-8, $64.95.

Jacobsen, Christine M. Islamic Traditions and Muslim Youth in Norway. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, 2011. xii + 419 pp. ISBN: 978-9041-7890-8, €149.00.

Johnson, Benjamin H. and Andrew R. Graybill, eds. Bridging National Borders in North America: Transnational and Comparative Histories. American Encounters/Global Interactions Series. Durham: Duke University Press, 2010. x + 373 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8223-4688-3, $89.95.

Kaplan, Cora and John Oldfield, eds. Imagining Transatlantic Slavery. Hampshire, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. xii + 209 pp. ISBN: 978-0-2305-7820-3, ?50.00.

Keevak, Michael. Becoming Yellow: A Short History of Racial Thinking. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2011. ix + 219 pp. ISBN: 978-0-6911-4031-5, $29.95; ISBN: 978-1-4008-3860-8, $29.95.

Kuchta, Todd. Semi-Detached Empire: Suburbia and the Colonization of Britain, 1880 to the Present. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2010. viii + 264 pp. ISBN 0-8139-2925-5, $59.50; ISBN 0-8139-2926-2, $24.50.

Lyon, David. Identifying Citizens: ID Cards as Surveillance. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2009. 192 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7456-4156-0, $22.95.

McDonald, Christie and Susan Rubin Suleiman, eds. French Global: A New Approach to Literary History. New York: Columbia University Press, 2010. xxi + 546 pp. ISBN: 978-0-231-14740-8, $60.00; ISBN: 978-0-231-14741-5, $30.00.

Parsons, Timothy. The Rule of Empires: Those Who Built Them, Those Who Endured Them, and Why They Always Fall. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. 496 p. ISBN: 978-0-19-530431-2, $29.95.

Ramírez, Catherine S. The Woman in the Zoot Suit: Gender, Nationalism, and the Cultural Politics of Memory.  Durham: Duke University Press, 2009. xxvi + 229 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8223-4303-5, $22.95.

Robrecht, Antje. Diplomaten in Hemdsärmeln?: Auslandskorrespondenten als Akteure in den deutsch-britischen Beziehungen, 1945–1962. Augsburg: Wißner-Verlag, 2011. 328 pp. ISBN 978-3-89639-789-8, € 42,00.

Ruiz, Teofilo F. The Terror of History: On the Uncertainties of Life in Western Civilization. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2011. xvii + 178 pp. ISBN: 978-0-6911-2413-1, $24.95; ISBN: 978-1-4008-3942-1, $24.95.

Tyrrell, Ian. Reforming the World: The Creation of America’s Moral Empire. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2010. x + 322 pp. ISBN: 978-0-691-14521-1, $35.00.

Sebouh, David Aslanian. From the Indian Ocean to the Mediterranean: The Global Trade Networks of Armenian Merchants from New Julfa. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2011. xx + 363 pp. ISBN: 978-0-5202-6687-2, $49.95.

Widmaier, Benedikt and Gerd Steffens. Weltbürgertum und Kosmopolitisierung: Interdisziplinäre Perspektiven für die Politische Bildung. Schwalbach: Wochenschau-Verlag, 2010. 191 pp. ISBN 978-3-89974-539-9, € 19,80.

Zimmerman, Andrew. Alabama in Africa: Booker T. Washington, the German Empire, and the Globalization of the New South. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2010. 416 pp. ISBN 978-0-691-12362-2, $35.00.




Lisa Ann Robertson is a doctoral candidate in English and Film Studies at the University of Alberta. She is currently finishing her dissertation, entitled "The Embodied Imagination: British Romantic Cognitive Science." Her project examines the influence of cognitive science on poetic theory, pedagogy, and attitudes towards the body. Her research interests include cognitive historicism, twenty-first-century neuroscience, and British Romanticism.



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