Tag Archives: United States


India and Religion in 19th-c. America

A review of Imagining Hindus: India and Religion in Nineteenth Century America, by Michael J. Altman. Historians usually begin the story of Hindu religion in…


Race & Gender in Southern US Commemorations

A review of Performing Place: Race and Gender in Contemporary Southern U.S. Commemoration, by Chandra Owenby Hopkins. In her dissertation, Chandra Owenby Hopkins complicates contemporary…


Multiple Personality & Social Movements

A review of Know Thyselves: Theorizing Multiple Personality through Social Movements, by Jennifer Taylor. Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID), formerly known as Multiple Personality Disorder (MPD),…