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Discipline and Punish by Michel Foucault
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Homo Sacer by Giorgio Agamben
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The Feminine Mistake by Leslie Bennetts
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So far it's interesting. Of course very much indebted to Betty Friedan's The Feminine Mystique, this has some interesting interviews with women who gave up careers to stay at home, as well as women who maintain careers and serve as mothers/wives, etc...more
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The Visible and the Invisible by Maurice Merleau-Ponty
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We'll see how helpful this is for the diss. A good intro to phenomenology.
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Matter and Memory by Henri Bergson
Matter and Memory
by Henri Bergson
read in January, 2008
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Really deep. Really important. Glad I was made to read it.
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Benevolence and Betrayal by Alexander Stille
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First Stille book I read, and I was totally hooked. Such a compelling history of these families. I had no idea of the details of Italian Jewish families under fascism, usually because Hitler and Nazism takes center stage. I learned so much about the...more
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Excellent Cadavers by Alexander Stille
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Really fascinating account of Italian mafiosi, with a focus on the Sicilian mafia. Prose is a compelling mix of history, journalistic reporting, personal accounts (via interviews and letters), and architectural history. I hurry home every night to re...more
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