From the Desk of Gabriela Zamorano Villarreal: Politics and Media Practices

The following is a contribution from Gabriela Zamorano Villarreal, author of Indigenous Media and Political Imaginaries in Contemporary Bolivia (July 2017). Zamorano Villarreal is a professor-researcher at El Colegio de Michoacán, Centro de Estudios Antropológicos in Zamora, Michoacán, México. She is the coeditor … Continue reading From the Desk of Gabriela Zamorano Villarreal: Politics and Media Practices

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Books   Selling War by Steven J. Alvarez Praise from Task & Purpose: “Alvarez captures the chaos, bureaucracy, and confusion of those responsible for communicating on behalf of the military, as the nation was unwillingly dragged into an extended insurgency campaign for which it was little prepared. Selling War is a cautionary lesson for those who fail to grasp the vital importance of messaging in the competing narratives of modern conflict.” For the Love of Wine by Alice Fiering Recommendation from Hawk Wakawaka Wine Reviews: “Feiring brings to her writing on Georgia a simultaneous freshness and refinement that surpasses that of … Continue reading News and Reviews


  A Far Corner By Scott Ezell Taipei Times review “A Far Corner is so magnificent, and so richly deserving of classic status.”             Prairie Forge By James Kimble Scrap Magazine review “Kimble’s research and interviews breathe life into this little-known contribution to the U.S. war effort. Prairie Forge is an entertaining, well-written narrative of the tremendous role Nebraskans, Henry Doorly, and scrap metal played in shaping the early years of the war.”           In Reach By Pamela Joern Collegeville Institute review “Joern’s trip through the town of Reach is really, in … Continue reading NEWS AND REVIEWS