CHN Bookshelf Winter 2018

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A regular feature calling attention to important books and articles that CHN staff, board, and col­laborating scholars are reading and recommend. Quot libros, quam breve tempus.

J. Earle, C. Moran, and Z. Ward-Perkins, The Econocracy: The Perils of Leaving Economics to the Experts (Manchester University Press, 2017).

B. M. Evans and S. McBride, Austerity: The Lived Experience (University of Toronto Press, 2017).

M. Ignatieff, The Ordinary Virtues: Moral Order in a Divided World (Harvard University Press, 2017).

E. Minnich, The Evil of Banality: On the Life and Death Importance of Thinking (Roman and Littlefield, 2017).

P. Mirowski, Never Let a Serious Crisis Go to Waste: How Neoliberalism Survived the Financial Meltdown (Verso, 2013).

S. McBride and B. M. Evans, eds. The Austerity State (University of Toronto Press, 2017).

J. C. Scott, Against the Grain: A Deep History of the Earliest States (Yale University Press, 2017).

J. C. Scott, Two Cheers for Anarchism: Six Easy Pieces on Autonomy, Dignity, and Meaningful Work and Play (Princeton University Press, 2017).

S. Solman and P. Fernbach, The Knowledge Illusion: Why We Never Think Alone (Riverhead Books, 2017).

K. Raworth, Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist (Chelsea Green Publishing, 2017).

W. Scheidel, The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the Twenty-First Century (Princeton University Press, 2017).

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