Category Archives: Caren Kaplan

Books received (1) – Cohen and Duckert, Publicover, Kaplan, Longo, Kelly, Fouchard and Lorenzini, Staszak

A lot of books arrived while I was away. These ones have all been sent by publishers or authors. Jeffrey Jerome Cohen and Lowell Duckert’s collection Veer Ecology: A Companion for Environmental Thinking Laurence Publicover, Dramatic Geography: Romance, Intertheatricality, and Cultural … Continue reading

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Derek Gregory roundup of forthcoming books on War Stories

Derek Gregory has a very useful roundup of new and forthcoming books on War Stories, including works by Gary Fields, Caren Kaplan, Anna Feigenbaum, Maja Zehfuss and others.

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My favourite academic books of 2017

  I don’t think I read as many new books this year as previous years, and the ‘to read’ piles get ever higher… But these are the academic books published in 2017 which I particularly liked: Update: the lists for … Continue reading

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Caren Kaplan, Aerial Aftermaths: Wartime from Above – forthcoming in January and open access introduction

Caren Kaplan, Aerial Aftermaths: Wartime from Above – forthcoming in January from Duke University Press. You can read the introduction here. From the first vistas provided by flight in balloons in the eighteenth century to the most recent sensing operations … Continue reading

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Books received – Wilson, Beer, Park and Kaplan, Sullivan, Roudinesco, Mattern

A pile of recent books – Matthew Wilson, New Lines: Critical GIS and the Trouble of the Map; David Beer, Metric Power; Lisa Parks and Caren Kaplan (eds.), Life in the Age of Drone Warfare; Rob Sullivan, The Geography of … Continue reading

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Lisa Parks and Caren Kaplan (eds.), Life in the Age of Drone Warfare

Lisa Parks and Caren Kaplan (eds.), Life in the Age of Drone Warfare – now out with Duke University Press. This volume’s contributors offer a new critical language through which to explore and assess the historical, juridical, geopolitical, and cultural dimensions … Continue reading

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Endorsements for Foucault: The Birth of Power from Caren Kaplan and Bernard Harcourt

Two very generous endorsements for my next book Foucault: The Birth of Power, due out in early 2017. ‘Foucault: The Birth of Power opens an illuminating window into the process of political awakening and philosophical transformation as intellectual history. Drawing … Continue reading

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