Books

Acoustic Properties
Author: Tom McEnaney

Acoustic Properties: Radio, Narrative, and the New Neighborhood of the Americas discovers the prehistory of wireless culture.

Accidental Orientalists

This is the first monograph in English to address Orientalism in the writings of Italian travellers in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, and to do against a backdrop of comparative reference to works in English and French that preceded or were contemporary to them.

The Senses of Democracy

Tracing the evolution of “sense work” in literary texts, the visual arts, periodical culture, and history, this paradigm-shifting book explores how embodied cognition helps define democratic practice and rebellion, cultural crisis, and social change.