Post Profile






Were You An Abolitionist?

I am making my way through Andrew Delbanco’s short book, The Abolitionist Imagination (Harvard University Press, 2012), which features his essay of the same name as well as responses by [...]
read more

share

Related Posts


What's the Point of College?

Issues & Causes / Human Rights : Adam Serwer (3 years ago)

  College: What It Was, Is, and Should Be, By Andrew Delbanco Princeton University Press, 240 pages, $24.95   Visit any campus bookstore, and in addition to lighthearted tracts on applied calculus and hoodies made in China, you will...

Book Review: The Tribal Imagination—Civilization and the Savage Mind, by Robin Fox

Academics / Anthropology : Open Anthropology (last year)

The Tribal Imagination: Civilization and the Savage Mind. Robin Fox. Harvard University Press. Hardcover. ISBN 9780674059016. Publication: March 2011. 432 pages, 28 line illustrations, 3 maps. Professor Robin Fox is one of those mil...

Pastiche.

Academics / Linguistics : Language Hat (last year)

Andrew Delbanco is a well-known historian and the author of Melville: His World and Work, a book jamessal thought enough of to give me a copy for Christmas. In short, he’s not the kind of writer I expect to find wantonly misusing wo...

Commentary 21: “The Animal Rights Debate,” the Abolitionist Approach Discussion Forum, and a Response to Nicolette Hahn Niman

Issues & Causes / Animal Rights & Welfare : Animal Rights: The Abolitionist Approach (4 years ago)

Dear Colleagues: In this Commentary, I discuss three issues. First, I talk about my new book, The Animal Rights Debate: Abolition or Regulation?, co-authored with Professor Robert Garner, and published by Columbia University Press. ...

Harvard University Press centennial

Academics / Literature : The Literary Saloon (2 years ago)

Harvard University Press is celebrating its centennial, and in Harvard Magazine Christopher Reed profiles the venerable press, in As Many Books as Possible Short of Bankruptcy (which sounds like a great motto).

Comments



Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC