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Title: Claudio Sopranzetti, “Owners of the Map: Motorcycle Taxi Drivers, Mobility and Politics in Bangkok” (U California Press, 2017)

Kevin Schilbrack, “Philosophy and the Study of Religions: A Manifesto” (Wiley-Blackwell, 2014)

July 18th, 2014

Very often evaluative questions about cultural phenomena are avoided for more descriptive or explanatory goals when approaching religions. Traditionally,… Go to Episode

Eric H. Cline, “1177 B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed” (Princeton University Press, 2014)

October 7th, 2015

It quickly sold out in hardback, and then, within a matter of days, sold out in paperback. Available again as a 2nd edition hardback, and soon in the… Go to Episode

Barry Brown and Oskar Juhlin, “Enjoying Machines” (MIT 2015)

January 6th, 2016

When we consider the television, we think not only about how it’s used, but also it’s impact on culture. The television, tv, telly, or tube,… Go to Episode

Katherine Frank, “Plays Well in Groups: A Journey Through the World of Group Sex” (Rowman and Littlefield, 2013)

September 15th, 2014

Dr. Katherine Frank‘s book, Plays Well in Groups: A Journey Through the World of Group Sex (Rowman and Littlefield, 2013), is a fascinating look… Go to Episode