Matt Hills is Senior Lecturer in Media & Cultural Studies, Cardiff University. Author of 'Fan Cultures' (2002), 'The Pleasures of Horror (2005) and 'How To Do Things with Cultural Theory' (2005).
(continued) difficulties, ambiguities, and possibilities without forcing solutions, resolutions, or proofs....Reading such work is a scholar's delight....The book is extremely well organized....This work has advanced far beyond its predecessors in many ways, and therefore is indispensable for research in this era, whether in Jewish history, ancient Western European history, or inscriptional study. All who use this primary source material are now heavily indebted to David Noy's superb research and illuminating presentation. Lawrence J. Mykytiuk, Perdue University, SHOFAR