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Stories of KhmelnytskyCompeting Literary Legacies of the 1648 Ukrainian Cossack Uprising

Stories of Khmelnytsky: Competing Literary Legacies of the 1648 Ukrainian Cossack Uprising

Amelia M. Glaser (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780804793827
eISBN:
9780804794961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804793827.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Bohdan Khmelnytsky (1595-1657), the Ukrainian Cossack leader who led the 1648 rebellion against Polish magnates, has been memorialized in Ukraine as a national hero and as the author of a fatal ... More

A Taste for HomeThe Modern Middle Class in Ottoman Beirut

A Taste for Home: The Modern Middle Class in Ottoman Beirut

Toufoul Abou-Hodeib

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780804799799
eISBN:
9781503601475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799799.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

A Taste for Home is a cultural history of the middle-class home in late Ottoman Beirut that is at once global and local. Focusing on the period from the second half of the nineteenth century until ... More

Theater of StateParliament and Political Culture in Early Stuart England

Theater of State: Parliament and Political Culture in Early Stuart England

Chris Kyle

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752886
eISBN:
9780804781015
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752886.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book chronicles the expansion and creation of new public spheres in and around Parliament in the early Stuart period. It focuses on two closely interconnected narratives: the changing nature of ... More

To Live to WorkFactory Women in Colonial Korea, 1910–1945

To Live to Work: Factory Women in Colonial Korea, 1910–1945

Janice C.H. Kim

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759090
eISBN:
9780804787475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759090.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Linking economic and social historical research methods with special reference to the evolution of the industrial labor force, this book offers an account of the popular expansion of gender, labor, ... More

Totalitarianism and Political ReligionAn Intellectual History

Totalitarianism and Political Religion: An Intellectual History

A. James Gregor

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781305
eISBN:
9780804783682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781305.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The totalitarian systems that arose in the twentieth century presented themselves as secular. Yet, as the author of this book argues, they themselves functioned as religions. The author presents an ... More

Transformative BeautyArt Museums in Industrial Britain

Transformative Beauty: Art Museums in Industrial Britain

Amy Woodson-Boulton

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778046
eISBN:
9780804780537
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778046.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Why did British industrial cities build art museums? By exploring the histories of the municipal art museums in Birmingham, Liverpool, and Manchester, this book examines the underlying logic of the ... More

True to Her WordThe Faithful Maiden Cult in Late Imperial China

True to Her Word: The Faithful Maiden Cult in Late Imperial China

Weijing Lu

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758086
eISBN:
9780804786782
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758086.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book examines the broad cultural, social, and gender meanings of the “faithful maiden” cult in late imperial China (1368–1911). Across the empire, an increasing number of young women or ... More

Trust, but VerifyThe Politics of Uncertainty and the Transformation of the Cold War Order, 1969-1991

Trust, but Verify: The Politics of Uncertainty and the Transformation of the Cold War Order, 1969-1991

Martin Klimke, Reinhild Kreis, and Christian F. Ostermann (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804798099
eISBN:
9781503600133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798099.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book uses trust—with its emotional and predictive aspects—to explore international relations in the second half of the Cold War, beginning with the late 1960s. The détente of the 1970s led to ... 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

The VaccinatorsSmallpox, Medical Knowledge, and the 'Opening' of Japan

The Vaccinators: Smallpox, Medical Knowledge, and the 'Opening' of Japan

Ann Jannetta

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804754897
eISBN:
9780804779494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804754897.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In Japan, as late as the mid-nineteenth century, smallpox claimed the lives of an estimated twenty percent of all children born—most of them before the age of five. When the apathetic Tokugawa ... More

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