Monday, July 22, 2013

Short Takes

In an interview on Georgia Public Broadcasting News, ON THE RIM OF THE CARIBBEAN author Paul Pressly argues that we should be looking to the Atlantic Ocean when studying the Colonial period in Georgia's history. Listen to the fascinating interview here.

In a round-up of new and forthcoming books on the history of the University of Georgia, the Athens Banner-Herald highlights the fall book, THROUGH THE ARCH. Check out the article and accompanying slideshow here
The story also made the front page of the paper.

Library Journal gives a starred review to Karen L. Kilcup's FALLEN FORESTS, calling it a "meticulously researched text."

The William and Mary Alumni Magazine features THE FAITHS OF THE POSTWAR PRESIDENTS in the Book Notes section of its summer issue.

"Thanks to his talents as a writer and ethnographer as well as his experience in the policy world, Sommers has produced a highly readable book of theoretical significance. . . . Sommers's strength is his engagement with the transcontinental literature on African youth and urbanization. [STUCK] is vital reading for scholars of Africa, policy makers, and development workers."— Journal of Anthropological Research