January 7, 2013
Weekly Book List, January 11, 2013
Characters of Blood: Black Heroism in the Transatlantic Imagination by Celeste-Marie Bernier (University of Virginia Press; 416 pages; $39.50). Focuses on Toussaint Louverture, Nathaniel Turner, Sengbe Pieh, Sojourner Truth, Frederick Douglass, and Harriet Tubman in a study of black heroism and its portrayal in historical, literary, and other realms.
Anthropology and Political Science: A Convergent