New Books in Intellectual History

Interviews with Scholars of Intellectual History about their New Books

Society & Culture
History
901
Gennady Estraikh, "Transatlantic Russian Jewish...
Interview with Gennady Estraikh
61 min
902
Earl Wright II, "Jim Crow Sociology: The Black ...
Interview with Earl Wright II
60 min
903
Anthony A. J. Williams, "Christian Socialism as...
An interview with A. J. Williams
33 min
904
David Dickson, "Sermons on Jeremiah's Lamentati...
An interview with Matthew A. Vogan
32 min
905
Tyler Stovall, "White Freedom: The Racial Histo...
An interview with Tyler Stovall
48 min
906
Roundtable on W. E. B. Du Bois' "Black Reconstr...
A Discussion with Hilary N. Green, Ashleigh Lawrence-Sanders, and Robert Greene II
106 min
907
Richard M. Jaffe, "Seeking Sakyamuni: South Asi...
Interview with Richard M. Jaffe
63 min
908
Sean McGever, "Born Again: The Evangelical Theo...
An interview with Sean McGever
30 min
909
Carina L. Johnson, "Archeologies of Confession:...
An interview with Carina L. Johnson
52 min
910
Marc Redfield, "Shibboleth: Judges, Derrida, Ce...
An interview with Marc Redfield
60 min
911
Michael D. Bailey, "Origins of the Witches' Sab...
An interview with Michael D. Bailey
46 min
912
Sarit Kattan Gribetz, "Time and Difference in R...
An interview with Sarit Kattan Gribetz
66 min
913
Peter E. Gordon, "Migrants in the Profane: Crit...
An interview with Peter E. Gordon
85 min
914
Nicholas McDowell, "Poet of Revolution: The Mak...
An interview with Nicholas McDowell
48 min
915
David Sepkoski, "Catastrophic Thinking: Extinct...
An interview with David Sepkoski
46 min
916
Mario Telò, "Archive Feelings: A Theory of Gree...
An interview with Mario Telò
58 min
917
Michael E. Pregill, "The Golden Calf Between Bi...
An interview with Michael E. Pregill
60 min
918
James Pickett, "Polymaths of Islam: Power and N...
An interview with James Pickett
58 min
919
Lenny A. Ureña Valerio, "Colonial Fantasies, Im...
An interview with Lenny A. Ureña Valerio
49 min
920
Andrew Jewett, "Science Under Fire: Challenges ...
An interview with Andrew Jewett
38 min
921
L. Ferlier and B. Miyamoto, "Forms, Formats and...
Interview with Louisiane Ferlier and Benedicte Miyamoto
59 min
922
Daniel T. Rodgers, "As a City on a Hill: The St...
Interview with Daniel T. Rodgers
38 min
923
Anne Goldman, "Stargazing in the Atomic Age" (...
Interview with Anne Goldman
56 min
924
Jeffrey B. Perry, "Hubert Harrison: The Struggl...
An interview with Jeffrey B. Perry
71 min
925
Matthew McManus, "A Critical Legal Examination ...
Interview with Matthew McManus
76 min
926
C. Decker and E. McMahon, "The Idea of Developm...
An interview with Corrie Decker and Elisabeth McMahon
67 min
927
Christoph Menke, "Critique of Rights" (Polity, ...
An interview with Christoph Menke
85 min
928
Oliver Gloag, "Albert Camus: A Very Short Intro...
Interview with Oliver Gloag
99 min
929
B. R. Roberts and K. Foulcher, "Indonesian Note...
An interview with Brian Russell Roberts and Keith Foulcher
94 min
930
Tom Holert, "Knowledge Beside Itself: Contempor...
An interview with Tom Holert
44 min
931
Roy E. Gane, "Exploring the Composition of the ...
An interview with Roy E. Gane
37 min
932
David A. Varel, "The Scholar and the Struggle: ...
An interview with David A. Varel
51 min
933
Gopal K. Gupta, "Maya in the Bhagavata Purana: ...
An interview with Gopal K. Gupta
49 min
934
Snezana Lawrence, "A New Year's Present from a ...
An interview with Snezana Lawrence
53 min
935
Robert Baker, "The Structure of Moral Revolutio...
An interview with Robert Baker
69 min
936
Claire M. Wolnisty, "A Different Manifest Desti...
An interview with Claire M. Wolnisty
47 min
937
Andrea Moudarres, "The Enemy in Italian Renaiss...
An interview with Andrea Moudarres
56 min
938
Myroslav Shkandrij, "Avant-Garde Art in Ukraine...
An interview with Myroslav Shkandrij
45 min
939
J. A. Gosetti-Ferencei, "On Being and Becoming:...
An interview with Jennifer Anna Gosetti-Ferencei
44 min
940
Simon J. Gilhooley, "The Antebellum Origins of ...
An interview with Simon J. Gilhooley
62 min
941
Elisabeth Lasch-Quinn, "Ars Vitae: The Fate of ...
An interview with Elisabeth Lasch-Quinn
67 min
942
J. Daniel Elam, "World Literature for the Wretc...
An interview with J. Daniel Elam
104 min
943
Matt Christman, "The Chapo Guide to Revolution:...
An interview with Matt Christman
65 min
944
Miriam Kalman Friedman, "Rivers of Light: The L...
An interview with Miriam Kalman Friedman.
56 min
945
Marta V. Vicente, "Debating Sex and Gender in E...
An interview with Marta V. Vicente
47 min
946
Anne Garland Mahler, "From the Tricontinental t...
An interview with Anne Garland Mahler
31 min
947
J. A. Ball and T. Burroughs, "A Lie of Reinvent...
An interview with Jared Bell
93 min
948
Paul Goldin, "The Art of Chinese Philosophy: Ei...
An interview with Paul Goldin
63 min
949
Stuart Elden, "Shakespearean Territories" (U Ch...
An interview with Stuart Elden
40 min
950
Priya Satia, "Time's Monster: How History Makes...
How we see the past helps shape our understanding of the present...
68 min
951
Michael E. Sawyer, "Black Minded: The Political...
Sawyer examines Malcolm X's philosophical system, restoring his thinking to the pantheon of Black Radical Thought....
94 min
952
Christopher M. Kelty, "The Participant: A Centu...
Kelty offers a historical ethnography of the concept of participation, investigating how the concept has evolved into the form it takes today...
51 min
953
Trevor Pearce, "Pragmatism's Evolution: Organis...
Pearce demonstrates that the philosophical tradition of pragmatism owes an enormous debt to specific biological debates in the late 1800s...
48 min
954
Geoffrey C. Goble, "Chinese Esoteric Buddhism: ...
Goble examines the emergence and early history of esoteric Buddhism in China.,,
68 min
955
Anne Lawrence-Mathers, "Medieval Meteorology: F...
The practice of weather forecasting underwent a crucial transformation in the Middle Ages...
28 min
956
Douglas Morris, "Legal Sabotage: Ernst Fraenkel...
Morris describes the ways in which Frankel stood up to the Nazis and what understandings he drew from that experience...
59 min
957
Konstantina Zanou, "Transnational Patriotism in...
Interview with Konstantina Zanou
54 min
958
Tony Bolden, "Groove Theory: The Blues Foundati...
Bolden offers a history of funk artists such as George Clinton who developed a new aesthetic style through the Black Arts Era of the 1960s and 1970s....
58 min
959
Ayon Maharaj, "The Bloomsbury Research Handbook...
Maharaj offers first in-depth discussion of Vedanta and the many different systems of thought that make up this tradition of Indian philosophy...
48 min
960
Justin Gifford, "Revolution Or Death: The Life ...
Charismatic, brilliant, and courageous, Eldridge Cleaver built a base of power and influence that struck fear deep in the heart of White America...
72 min
961
Erica Fretwell, "Sensory Experiments: Psychophy...
Fretwell allows us to reconsider the history of psychophysics and psychology through the lens of sensory studies and to rethinking science in the context of racial capitalism....
69 min
962
Nicole CuUnjieng Aboitiz, "Asian Place, Filipin...
Aboitiz reconnects the Philippine Revolution to the histories of Southeast and East Asia through an innovative consideration of its transnational political setting and regional intellectual foundations....
57 min
963
O. Carter Snead, "What It Means to Be Human: Th...
O. Carter Snead defines for us what the term “public bioethics” encompasses and provides a much-needed genealogy of the field....
125 min
964
Ian H. Clary, "Reformed Evangelicalism and the ...
Clary offers an outstanding study of one of the most influential modern evangelical historians, Arnold Dallimore...
29 min
965
Brian Black, "In Dialogue with the Mahābhārata"...
This book offers the first extensive study of the dialogue form in the Mahābhārata.,,
75 min
966
Lia Paradis, "Imperial Culture and the Sudan: A...
Paradis explores the myriad ways in which the Sudan, whose internal politics were influenced and shaped by Britain...
30 min
967
E. Chemerinsky and H. Gillman, "The Religion Cl...
Throughout American history, views on the proper relationship between the state and religion have been deeply divided...
35 min
968
Caroline H. Yang, "The Peculiar Afterlife of Sl...
Yang explores how antiblack racism lived on through the figure of the Chinese worker in US literature after emancipation...
48 min
969
Mark Somos, "American States of Nature: The Ori...
When we think of early American political thought, we tend to overlook the powerful influence of the natural environment on the formation of settlement in both theory and practice...
24 min
970
Glenn Sauer, "Points of Contact: Science, Relig...
Sauer presents a powerful and important framework for reconciling the historically changing divide between science and religion...
57 min
971
Anjali Vats, "The Color of Creatorship: Intelle...
Vats offers an intricate and meticulously researched text on intellectual property history, race, and citizenship from the 1790s to the present...
49 min
972
Kaius Tuori, "Empire of Law: Nazi Germany, Exil...
Tuori examines the inherent unity of European legal traditions that extend to ancient Rome. This book explores the invention of this tradition, tracing it to a group of legal scholars divided by the onslaught of Nazi terror and totalitarianism in Europe,,,
48 min
973
Ithamar Theodor, "The Bhagavad-Gītā: A Critical...
Theodor offers a systematic and comprehensive introduction to one of the most read texts in South Asia....
51 min
974
Frederick Crews, "Freud: The Making of an Illus...
Crews challenges us with an extensive psychological profile of the legend here revealed as scam artist....
55 min
975
Jim Mason, "An Unnatural Order: The Roots of Ou...
Jim Mason writes: “My own view is that the primal worldview, updated by a scientific understanding of the living world, offers the best hope for a human spirituality...
85 min
976
Soraya de Chadarevian, "Heredity Under the Micr...
What are chromosomes? And what does it mean to treat them as visual objects?
49 min
977
S. Burrows and G. Roe, "Digitizing Enlightenmen...
78 min
978
Marco Ferrante, "Indian Perspectives on Conscio...
Ferrante shows how a set of tenth century philosophers living in Kashmir argue for the existence of a self on the basis of the interrelationship between linguistic concepts and mental experience...
62 min
979
Cristina A. Bejan, "Intellectuals and Fascism i...
Bejan asks how the far-right Iron Guard came to eclipse the appeal of liberalism for so many of Romania's intellectual elite, drawing on diaries, memoirs and other writings to examine the collision of culture and extremism in the interwar years....
50 min
980
Antonia Bosanquet, "Minding their Place: Space ...
How was the relationship between Muslim and non-Muslim communities theologically and spatially imagined in the premodern world?
56 min
981
Nicholas Guyatt, "Bind Us Apart: How Enlightene...
Why did the Founding Fathers fail to include blacks and Indians in their cherished proposition that “all men are created equal”?
66 min
982
Andre E. Johnson, "No Future in This Country: T...
In this rhetorical history, Johnson contextualizes and analyzes some of Turner’s key speeches and writings delivered between 1896 and 1915 amid the rise of Jim Crow segregation and the first Great Migration...
72 min
983
Daniela Vallega-Neu, "Heidegger's Poietic Writi...
Looking at Heidegger’s writing from 1936-1942, Vallega-Neu’s text is an excellent guide through this incredibly difficult period of Heidegger’s thinking...
63 min
984
Saladin Ambar, "Malcolm X at Oxford Union: Raci...
Ambar offers the first in-depth analysis of this important speech, illuminating its context and consequences.
88 min
985
Marisa Anne Bass, "Insect Artifice: Nature and ...
At the book’s center is a neglected treasure of the late Renaissance: the Four Elements manuscripts of Joris Hoefnagel (1542–1600), a learned Netherlandish merchant, miniaturist, and itinerant draftsman...
49 min
986
Jimena Canales, "Bedeviled: A Shadow History of...
Just as the demon-haunted world was being exorcized by the enlightening power of reason, a new kind of demon mischievously materialized in the scientific imagination itself....
42 min
987
Vadim Shneyder, "Russia's Capitalist Realism: N...
Shneyder examines how the literary tradition that produced the great works of Leo Tolstoy, Fyodor Dostoevsky, and Anton Chekhov responded to the dangers and possibilities posed by Russia's industrial revolution....
37 min
988
Charles L. Leavitt IV, "Italian Neorealism: A C...
Leavitt steps back from the micro-histories focusing more narrowly on, for example, Italian cinema so as to weave together divers cultural strands (literature, the visual arts, drama, journalism, poetry, essays) into a tapestry of historical practice....
63 min
989
T. C. F. Stunt, "The Life and Times of Samuel P...
Stunt shows how Tregelles moved from humble origins, overcoming educational barriers through ambition and determination, to become a serious rival to textual critics like Constantin von Tischendorf,..
36 min
990
Michel Boivin, "The Sufi Paradigm and the Makin...
Boivin maps the construction of a vernacular knowledge (as opposed to colonial knowledge) of a complex Sufi paradigm in Sindh by both British Orientalists, such as Richard Burton, but also Sindhi intelligentsia, like Mirza Qalich Beg...
69 min
991
Ken Tully and Chad Leahy, "Jerusalem Afflicted:...
On Good Friday, 1626, Franciscus Quaresmius delivered a sermon in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem calling on King Philip IV of Spain to undertake a crusade to 'liberate' the Holy Land...
87 min
992
Richard Muller, "Grace and Freedom: William Per...
Muller argues that we need to re-think our understanding of the debate about “free will” – he prefers “free choice” – and divine sovereignty...
31 min
993
Joanne Paul, "Counsel and Command in Early Mode...
Tracing the changes and evolution of writings on political counsel during the “monarchy of counsel,” from the end of the Wars of the Roses to the end of the English Civil War, Joanne Paul examines English thought in its domestic and transnational context...
76 min
994
Jeremy M. Glick, "The Black Radical Tragic: Per...
What if the Haitian Revolution, perhaps the only “successful” Black revolution in history, weren’t over?
85 min
995
Betty Rojtman, "The Fascination with Death in C...
Rojtman analyses a cultural phenomenon that goes to the very roots of Western civilization: the centrality of death in our sense of human existence...
39 min
996
R. H. Helmholz, "Natural Law in Court: A Histor...
Natural Law in Court (Harvard UP, 2015) serves as a guide to the uses of natural law in the past...
51 min
997
Jon Hoover, "Ibn Taymiyya" (Oneworld, 2020)
Ibn Taymiyya is one of the most prolific and influential Islamic thinkers to date, and was even the only pre-modern Muslim author cited in the 9/11 Report...
54 min
998
Stefanie Hunt-Kennedy, "Between Fitness and Dea...
Long before the English became involved in the African slave trade, they imagined Africans as monstrous and deformed beings...
42 min
999
Uma Majmudar, “Gandhi and Rajchandra: The Makin...
This book traces the little-known yet unparalleled influence of Shrimad Rajchandra, Jain zaveri (jeweller)-cum-spiritual seeker, on Mahatma Gandhi...
55 min
1000
John Tolan, "Faces of Muhammad: Western Percept...
Tolan offers a fascinating and rich survey of the complex perceptions of Muhammad as understood by Christian Europeans..,
54 min