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The Singing TurkOttoman Power and Operatic Emotions on the European Stage from the Siege of Vienna to the Age of Napoleon

The Singing Turk: Ottoman Power and Operatic Emotions on the European Stage from the Siege of Vienna to the Age of Napoleon

Larry Wolff

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804795777
eISBN:
9780804799652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795777.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book explores the important cultural phenomenon of operas about the Ottoman Turks in eighteenth-century Europe—from the 1680s to the 1820s—and considers what the figure of the singing Turk ... More

Contested EmbraceTransborder Membership Politics in Twentieth-Century Korea

Contested Embrace: Transborder Membership Politics in Twentieth-Century Korea

Jaeeun Kim

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804797627
eISBN:
9780804799614
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804797627.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The incongruity between territory, citizenry, and nation has long preoccupied students of international migration, nationalism, and citizenship, including the state’s transborder relationship with ... More

Urban Indians in a Silver CityZacatecas, Mexico, 1546-1810

Urban Indians in a Silver City: Zacatecas, Mexico, 1546-1810

Dana Velasco Murillo

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804796118
eISBN:
9780804799645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804796118.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Urban Indians reveals the untold story of how ethnically diverse native peoples from western and central Mexico, drawn by wages and freedom from draft labor and tribute requirements, created ... More

Composing EgyptReading, Writing, and the Emergence of a Modern Nation, 1870-1930

Composing Egypt: Reading, Writing, and the Emergence of a Modern Nation, 1870-1930

Hoda A. Yousef

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804797115
eISBN:
9780804799218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804797115.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book is a cultural and social history of Egypt from 1870 to 1930 that examines the way in which Egyptian men and women began reading, writing, and perceiving the Arabic language in ever more ... More

The Global Rise of PopulismPerformance, Political Style, and Representation

The Global Rise of Populism: Performance, Political Style, and Representation

Benjamin Moffitt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804796132
eISBN:
9780804799331
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804796132.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Populism is a key feature of contemporary democratic politics, and is on the rise across the world. Yet current approaches to populism fail to account for its shifting character in a rapidly changing ... More

Another HungaryThe Nineteenth-Century Provinces in Eight Lives

Another Hungary: The Nineteenth-Century Provinces in Eight Lives

Robert Nemes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804795913
eISBN:
9780804799126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795913.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book tells the story of eight men and women with deep roots in provincial Hungary. "Hungary" before the First World War meant the eastern half of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, the second largest ... More

Scythe and the CityA Social History of Death in Shanghai

Scythe and the City: A Social History of Death in Shanghai

Christian Henriot

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804797467
eISBN:
9780804798747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804797467.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This monograph is the first book-length study of death in modern China. It examines what death represented in Chinese urban society and how the Chinese dealt with and managed death in a large urban ... More

Organizing OrganicConflict and Compromise in an Emerging Market

Organizing Organic: Conflict and Compromise in an Emerging Market

Michael A. Haedicke

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804795906
eISBN:
9780804798730
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795906.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book traces the struggle to reconcile ideas and practices related to market growth, on the one hand, and sociocultural change, on the other, that exists within the U.S. organic foods sector. ... More

Genocide in the CarpathiansWar, Social Breakdown, and Mass Violence, 1914-1945

Genocide in the Carpathians: War, Social Breakdown, and Mass Violence, 1914-1945

Raz Segal

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804796668
eISBN:
9780804798976
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804796668.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Genocide in the Carpathians presents the history of Subcarpathian Rus', a multiethnic and multireligious borderland in the heart of Europe. This society of Carpatho-Ruthenians, Jews, Magyars, and ... More

Partners of the EmpireThe Crisis of the Ottoman Order in the Age of Revolutions

Partners of the Empire: The Crisis of the Ottoman Order in the Age of Revolutions

Ali Yaycioglu

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804796125
eISBN:
9780804798389
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804796125.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book is about the Ottoman Empire in the Age of Revolutions, between 1760 and 1820. Like many polities around the world in this period, the Ottoman Empire experienced a series of institutional ... More

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