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Desert BorderlandThe Making of Modern Egypt and Libya

Desert Borderland: The Making of Modern Egypt and Libya

Matthew H. Ellis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781503605008
eISBN:
9781503605572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503605008.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Desert Borderland is an investigation of the historical processes that transformed the local experience of place and political identity in the easternmost reaches of the Sahara Desert over the half ... More

Maximum Feasible ParticipationAmerican Literature and the War on Poverty

Maximum Feasible Participation: American Literature and the War on Poverty

Stephen Schryer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781503603677
eISBN:
9781503606081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603677.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Ranging from the 1950s to the present, Maximum Feasible Participation traces the literary legacy of the War on Poverty. After World War II, countercultural and minority writers developed an ... More

The Merchants of OranA Jewish Port at the Dawn of Empire

The Merchants of Oran: A Jewish Port at the Dawn of Empire

Joshua Schreier

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780804799140
eISBN:
9781503602168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799140.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book recounts the French conquest of Algeria by exploring the world of Oran’s influential Jewish merchants. Jacob Lasry, along with Mordecai Amar, Judah Sebbah and others, established themselves ... More

RemaindersAmerican Poetry at Nature's End

Remainders: American Poetry at Nature's End

Margaret Ronda

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781503603141
eISBN:
9781503604896
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603141.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Remainders: American Poetry at Nature’s End discusses postwar poetry as an essential archive of ecological thinking in the era of the Great Acceleration, a period of rapid and unprecedented change to ... More

Revolution in the Terra do SolThe Cold War in Brazil

Revolution in the Terra do Sol: The Cold War in Brazil

Sarah Sarzynski

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781503603691
eISBN:
9781503605596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603691.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book recasts conventional narratives of the Cold War in Brazil and the 1964 coup through its examination of revolutionary social and cultural movements in the Northeastern region in the 1950s ... More

Risen from RuinsThe Cultural Politics of Rebuilding East Berlin

Risen from Ruins: The Cultural Politics of Rebuilding East Berlin

Paul Stangl

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781503603202
eISBN:
9781503605503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603202.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book examines city building in East Berlin from the end of World War II on May 8, 1945, until the construction of the Berlin Wall on August 13, 1961—a period of great interest in reshaping the ... More

To Sin No MoreFranciscans and Conversion in the Hispanic World, 1683-1830

To Sin No More: Franciscans and Conversion in the Hispanic World, 1683-1830

David Rex Galindo

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781503603264
eISBN:
9781503604087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603264.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

For 300 years, Franciscans were at the forefront of the spread of Catholicism in the New World. In the late seventeenth century, Franciscans developed a far-reaching, systematic missionary program in ... More

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