Tag Archives: book review

  1. Book Review: Maya Jasanoff’s Liberty’s Exiles

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    January 24, 2014 by magpiemenina

    Maya Jasanoff. Liberty’s Exiles: American Loyalists in the Revolutionary World. New York: Vintage, 2011. Summary: After a brief introduction on …
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  2. Book Review: Charles Freeman’s Holy Bones, Holy Dust

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    December 15, 2013 by magpiemenina

    Another book review. Nonfiction.  Charles Freeman. Holy Bones, Holy Dust: How Relics Shaped the History of Medieval Europe. New Haven, …
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  3. Book Review: Molly Caldwell Crosby’s The American Plague

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    November 13, 2013 by magpiemenina

    Greetings all! Jaybird has been contemplating his first post deeply. It is coming, but not quite yet. It’s been too …
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  4. A Whimsical Review of James Agee and Walker Evans’ Book, Cotton Tenants.

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    July 11, 2013 by magpiemenina

    A posthumous publication, written by a reader’s favorite author and never imagined to exist, or imagined to be lost, can …
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  5. Book Review: Bill Wasik and Monica Murphy’s Rabid

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    March 1, 2013 by magpiemenina

    Dear readers, it has been quite a while since I’ve blogged a book review. I assure you, it is not …
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  6. Book Review: Richard L. Bushman’s From Puritan to Yankee

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    September 30, 2012 by magpiemenina

    I recently finished reading, after suffering through pages of boredom, Richard L. Bushman’s From Puritan to Yankee: Character and the Social …
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  7. Book Review: Kathleen M. Brown’s Good Wives, Nasty Wenches, and Anxious Patriarchs

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    September 7, 2012 by magpiemenina

    I finished reading Kathleen M. Brown’s Good Wives, Nasty Wenches, and Anxious Patriarchs: Gender, Race, and Power in Colonial Virginia (Institute …
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  8. Book Review: Hodder’s The Leopard’s Tale

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    August 8, 2012 by magpiemenina

    I recently finished a leisurely reading of Ian Hodder’s The Leopard’s Tale: Revealing the Mysteries of Çatalhöyük (London: Thames & …
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