Monday, June 28, 2010

Moving Subjects

anthology of essays edited by Antoinette Burton

Historical analysis by a dozen figures, wide-ranging in focus but each engaging in some way with Ann Stoler’s article on the "tense and tender ties" associated with intimacy and empire. A fascinating range of topics well-organized and benefitting from an effective introduction. It will be a pleasure and use to those who like that sort of thing, and demonstrates the continued prominence of excellent historical scholarship.

Better than: Gender Relations in German History ed. by Elizabeth Harvey
Worse than: Dwelling in the Archive by Antoinette Burton

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