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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

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

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

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

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

Emptied LandsA Legal Geography of Bedouin Rights in the Negev

Emptied Lands: A Legal Geography of Bedouin Rights in the Negev

Alexandre Kedar, Ahmad Amara, and Oren Yiftachel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503603585
eISBN:
9781503604582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603585.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

It is commonly claimed by Israeli authorities that Bedouins are trespassers who never acquired property or settlement rights in southern Israel/Palestine. This led to massive dispossession of ... More

Zouping RevisitedAdaptive Governance in a Chinese County

Zouping Revisited: Adaptive Governance in a Chinese County

Jean C. Oi and Steven Goldstein (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503604001
eISBN:
9781503604551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503604001.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book describes how one local government in China has governed a much larger and vastly more complex market economy without any outward changes in the formal institutions of government. The ... More

Self-Regulation and Human ProgressHow Society Gains When We Govern Less

Self-Regulation and Human Progress: How Society Gains When We Govern Less

Evan Osborne

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780804796446
eISBN:
9781503604247
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804796446.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Does humanity progress primarily through leaders organizing and directing followers, or through trial and error by individuals free to chart their own path? For most of human history ruling classes ... More

To Belong in Buenos AiresGermans, Argentines, and the Rise of a Pluralist Society

To Belong in Buenos Aires: Germans, Argentines, and the Rise of a Pluralist Society

Benjamin Bryce

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503601536
eISBN:
9781503604353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503601536.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book analyzes the activities and fantasies of the people who sought to create a lasting German community in Buenos Aires and the behavior of others who challenged that project. It argues that ... More

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