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Response to Review no. 853

This is a thoughtful, intelligent review. As Professor Scales is aware,a work of the breadth of The Northern Lands inevitably has gaps and errors. Some of his critiques also occurred to me as weaknesses as I wrote the book, but keeping it all within a single volume required me to make unwelcome choices. Were ProfessorContinue reading “Response to Review no. 853”

Response to Review no. 390

The point of a book review, as I understand it, is to inform potential readers briefly of the content of the book, so that they can understand whether it is relevant to their own interests; delineate its conceptual framework and/or analytical innovations, and indicate how successful the author was, in the reviewer’s opinion, in accomplishingContinue reading “Response to Review no. 390”