Tag Archives: University of Cambridge

Peruvian Agrarian Reform, 1968–1975

A review of Representations of the Peruvian Agrarian Reform, 1968–1975, by Anna Cant. More than four decades on, the Peruvian agrarian reform of 1969 remains…

Geoarchaeological Change in North China

Pre-Yangshao Agriculture and Landscape Change in North China A review of “Geoarchaeological Investigation of Pre-Yangshao Agriculture, Ecological Diversity and Landscape Change in North China” by…

Geology & Neoclassical Aesthetics

A review of Geology and Neoclassical Aesthetics: Visualizing the Structure of the Earth in Late Eighteenth- and Early Nineteenth-Century Britain, by Allison Ksiazkiewicz. Allison Ksiazkiewicz’s…

Invisible Technicians in Paleontology Labs

A review of Invisible Technicians: A Sociology of Work, Workers, and Specimens in Paleontology Laboratories, by Caitlin Donahue Wylie. What does it take to turn…

Nevil Maskelyne & the Zenith Sector

A review of Constructing an Instrument: Nevil Maskelyne and the Zenith Sector, 1760-1774, by Nicky Reeves. This study offers a biography of the zenith sector,…

Eugenics in Britain, Germany & the US

A review of British, German, and American Eugenicists in Transnational Context, c. 1900-1939, by Bradley W. Hart. Bradley Hart’s British, German, and American Eugenicists in…

Automatic Writing in France 1857-1930

A review of Scripting the Mind: Automatic Writing in France, 1857-1930, by Alexandra Katerina Bacopoulos-Viau. This excellent dissertation by Alexandra Bacopoulos-Viau explores automatic writing in…

Traditional Chinese Mathematics in the PRC

A review of You Fight Your Way, I Fight My Way: Wu Wen-Tsun and Traditional Chinese Mathematics, by Jiří Hudeček. In this fascinating dissertation, Jiří…