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Carlo Ginzburg: ‘In history as in cinema, every close-up implies an off-screen scene’

Carlo Ginzburg: ‘In history as in cinema, every close-up implies an off-screen scene’ – Verso blog translated by David Fernbach from a text in Le Monde des Livres

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My favourite academic books of 2022

At the end of each year I’ve posted a list of academic books I liked (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021). The criteria was simply that they were published in that year (or late the previous year), and that I read and appreciated them. … Continue reading

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Books received – Ginzburg, Kelly, Camelli, Massey, Trubetzkoy, Foucault, Derrida, Brighenti & Kärrholm

Older books by Ginzburg and Trubetzkoy, the new lecture courses from Foucault and Derrida, Mark Kelly, Normal Now: Individualism as Conformity (which I endorsed), Michele Camelli, Canguilhem philosophe, Doreen Massey, Selected Political Writings (sent by Lawrence & Wishart), and Territories, … Continue reading

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Philology and Microhistory: A Conversation with Carlo Ginzburg by Islam Dayeh (open access)

Philology and Microhistory: A Conversation with Carlo Ginzburg by Islam Dayeh  In this Philological Conversation, Carlo Ginzburg reflects on the place of philology in his work and explores the connections between philology, microhistory, and casuistry. We talk about the people who … Continue reading

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Books received – Ginzburg, Mauss, Eliade, Goldstein, Brennan

A couple by Carlo Ginzburg, including his new Nevertheless: Machiavelli, Pascal, the Hau books edition of Marcel Mauss, The Gift, translated by Jane Guyer with additional material, an older book by Mircea Eliade, Jan Goldstein’s Foucault and the Writing of … Continue reading

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Carlo Ginzburg, Nevertheless: Machiavelli, Pascal – Verso, January 2022

Carlo Ginzburg, Nevertheless: Machiavelli, Pascal – Verso, January 2022 Through his repeated use of the adverb nondimanco (“nevertheless”), Machiavelli indicated that there is an exception to every rule. This may seem merely to confirm the traditional image of Machiavelli as a cynical, … Continue reading

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Books received – Eliade, Charachidzé, Mayhew, Hyppolite’s Hegel, Ginzburg, Fujikane, Mayhew

Mainly some older books picked up second-hand, including Jean Hyppolite’s translation of Hegel, and Robert Mayhew’s Malthus: The Life and Legacies of an Untimely Prophet, along with Candace Fujikane, Mapping Abundance for a Planetary Future: Kanaka Maoli and Critical Settler … Continue reading

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