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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

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

Violence, Coercion, and State-Making in Twentieth-Century MexicoThe Other Half of the Centaur

Violence, Coercion, and State-Making in Twentieth-Century Mexico: The Other Half of the Centaur

Wil G. Pansters (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781589
eISBN:
9780804784474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781589.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Mexico is currently undergoing a crisis of violence and insecurity that poses serious threats to democratic transition and rule of law. This is the first book to put these developments in the context ... More

Voice from the NorthResurrecting Regional Identity Through the Life and Work of Yi Sihang (1672–1736)

Voice from the North: Resurrecting Regional Identity Through the Life and Work of Yi Sihang (1672–1736)

Sun Joo Kim

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804783811
eISBN:
9780804786652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783811.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book intends to resurrect the forgotten historical memory of people, family, lineage, and region, while at the same time enriching the social history of late Chosŏn Korea, by examining the life ... More

Waking from the DreamMexico's Middle Classes after 1968

Waking from the Dream: Mexico's Middle Classes after 1968

Louise E. Walker

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781510
eISBN:
9780804784573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781510.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

When the postwar boom began to dissipate in the late 1960s, Mexico's middle classes awoke to a new, economically terrifying world. And following massacres of students at peaceful protests in 1968 and ... More

“We Are Now the True Spaniards”Sovereignty, Revolution, Independence, and the Emergence of the Federal Republic of Mexico, 1808-1824

“We Are Now the True Spaniards”: Sovereignty, Revolution, Independence, and the Emergence of the Federal Republic of Mexico, 1808-1824

Jaime Rodriguez O.

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778305
eISBN:
9780804784634
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778305.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book is a radical reinterpretation of the process that led to Mexican independence in 1821—one that emphasizes Mexico's continuity with Spanish political culture. During its final decades under ... More

What RemainsComing to Terms with Civil War in 19th Century China

What Remains: Coming to Terms with Civil War in 19th Century China

Tobie Meyer-Fong

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804754255
eISBN:
9780804785594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804754255.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Taiping Rebellion was one of the costliest civil wars in human history. Tens of millions of people lost their lives, as Chinese rebels, imperial armies, and local militias clashed across the ... More

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