Tag Archives: UC Berkeley


The Waterscape of Cochabamba, Bolivia, 1879-2000

A review of Dividing the Waters: How Power, Property and Protest Transformed the Waterscape of Cochabamba, Bolivia, 1879-2000, by Sarah Thompson Hines. Bolivia’s social movements seized international…


Luxury Goods and the Malthusian Trap

A review of If Not Malthusian, Then Why?, by Lemin Wu. For many thousands of years prior to the Industrial Revolution, people around the world…


Social Organization in Neolithic Taiwan

A review of Reconstructing Prehistoric Social Organization: A Case Study from the Wanshan Site, Neolithic Taiwan, by Chih-hua Chiang. Chih-hua Chiang’s dissertation offers an inspiring…