Robert F. Bruner, Dean of the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business, has put America’s First Great Depression on his 2013 book recommendation list. The book “gives an excellent account of the awful wreckage” of the depression of the 1840s, Bruner says.
I’ve just recorded an interview about The End of Protest with David Levine, host of the radio interview show and podcast series Hearsay Culture. The interview will air on KZSU-FM on Wednesday, November 27 at 4pm PST / 7pm EST. It will also be available online here.
My Large Forces monograph has been revised. It is now available in Kindle as well as paperback format.
Publishers Weekly has a story about the launch of Cornell University Press’ new Cornell Selects imprint. The End of Protest is the first title in the series.
Back around the turn of the millennium, I was doing a lot of writing on freedom of information laws and other topics relating to governmental openness. About 2001, I learned that NATO was overhauling its fifty-year-old policy on the handling of information shared among NATO member countries. The work was being handled by a body called the Ad Hoc Working Group for the Fundamental Review of NATO Security Policy (AHWG-FRNSP). Read more
I presented my Large Forces monograph at the Northeast Conference on Public Administration on November 2. The Powerpoint version of the presentation is here. I’ll be revising the manuscript before I discuss it again at the Southern Political Science Association’s meeting in New Orleans in January. Here are key items to be addressed in the revision, following the very helpful conversation at NECoPA: Read more