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episode 546: Katie Batza, "Before AIDS: Gay Health Politics in the 1970s" (U Pennsylvania Press, 2018)


Katie Batza demonstrates in this path-breaking book, there was already a well-developed network of gay-health clinics in American cities when the epidemic struck, and these clinics served as the first responders to the disease...


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episode 167: Shirletta J. Kinchen, "Black Power in the Bluff City: African American Youth and Student Activism in Memphis, 1965–1975" (U Tennessee Press, 2016)


During the civil rights era, Memphis gained a reputation for having one of the South’s strongest NAACP branches...


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Susan Brownell, "The Anthropology of Sport: Bodies, Borders, Biopolitics" (U California Press, 2018)


In The Anthropology of Sport, understandably, the authors enlighten us about what the subfield entails, how anthropology is well suited to dissect the nature of sport, and provide us with ample anecdotes and observations of the world of sport through an ‘anthropological gaze.’


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episode 43: Catherine Keyser, "Artificial Color: Modern Food and Racial Fictions" (Oxford UP, 2019)


Keyser explores the ways that modern fiction writers responded to the theories and anxieties about race in the early twentieth century through related anxieties about modern industrial food...


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episode 107: Stijn Vanheule, Derek Hook and Calum Neill, "Reading Lacan’s Écrits" (Routledge, 2018)


Lacan published his Écrits in 1966, a compilation of his written work up to that middle period in his teaching...


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episode 25: Hannah Weiss Muller, "Subjects and Sovereign: Bonds of Belonging in the Eighteenth-Century British Empire" (Oxford UP, 2017)


There is no denying that the public remains fascinated with monarchy...


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episode 282: Chika Watanabe, "Becoming One: Religion, Development, and Environmentalism in a Japanese NGO in Myanmar" (U Hawaii Press, 2019)


"Becoming One" is a rich ethnographic study of the work of a Japanese NGO called the Organization for Industrial, Spiritual and Cultural Advancement...


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episode 93: Alexandra Popoff, "Vasily Grossman and the Soviet Century" (Yale UP, 2019)


Popoff brings the life and work of this often-overlooked writer into brilliant focus...


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episode 36: David Varel, "The Lost Black Scholar: Resurrecting Allison Davis in American Social Thought" (U Chicago Press, 2018)


Allison Davis (1902-1983) was a pioneering anthropologist who did ground-breaking fieldwork in the Jim Crow south,  challenged the racial bias of IQ tests, and became the first African American to be tenured at the University of Chicago...


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episode 65: Kate Harris, "Lands of Lost Borders: A Journey on the Silk Road" (Dey Street Books, 2019)


Harris talks about the trip she made with her friend Mel, tracing Marco Polo’s route across Central Asia and Tibet...


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