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Amazonian RoutesIndigenous Mobility and Colonial Communities in Northern Brazil

Amazonian Routes: Indigenous Mobility and Colonial Communities in Northern Brazil

Heather F. Roller

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804787086
eISBN:
9780804792127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787086.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book reconstructs the world of eighteenth-century Amazonia to argue that indigenous mobility did not undermine settlement or community. In doing so, it revises long-standing views of native ... More

Ambiguous BodiesReading the Grotesque in Japanese Setsuwa Tales

Ambiguous Bodies: Reading the Grotesque in Japanese Setsuwa Tales

Michelle Osterfeld Li

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759755
eISBN:
9780804771061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759755.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book draws from theories of the grotesque to examine many of the strange and extraordinary creatures and phenomena in the premodern Japanese tales called setsuwa. Grotesque representations in ... More

American TerrorThe Feeling of Thinking in Edwards, Poe, and Melville

American Terror: The Feeling of Thinking in Edwards, Poe, and Melville

Paul Hurh

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780804791144
eISBN:
9780804794510
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791144.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

American Terror interrogates the origins, contexts, and significance of the distinctive tone of terror within a major strain of early and nineteenth-century American literature. Contrary to critical ... More

Anonymous Agencies, Backstreet Businesses, and Covert CollectivesRethinking Organizations in the 21st Century

Anonymous Agencies, Backstreet Businesses, and Covert Collectives: Rethinking Organizations in the 21st Century

Craig Scott

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804781381
eISBN:
9780804785631
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781381.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Many organizations and their members devote extensive resources to promoting themselves and being known to others. However, not all organizations want or need their identity to be recognized and not ... More

Anonymous LifeRomanticism and Dispossession

Anonymous Life: Romanticism and Dispossession

Jacques Khalip

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758406
eISBN:
9780804779685
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758406.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Romanticism is often synonymous with models of identity and action that privilege individual empowerment and emotional autonomy, models that, in the last two decades, have been the focus of critiques ... 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

Apocalypse ManagementEisenhower and the Discourse of National Insecurity

Apocalypse Management: Eisenhower and the Discourse of National Insecurity

Ira Chernus

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758079
eISBN:
9780804768467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758079.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

For eight years President Dwight Eisenhower claimed to pursue peace and national security. Yet his policies entrenched the United States in a seemingly permanent cold war, a spiraling nuclear arms ... More

Apostles of ModernitySaint-Simonians and the Civilizing Mission in Algeria

Apostles of Modernity: Saint-Simonians and the Civilizing Mission in Algeria

Osama Abi-Mershed

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804769099
eISBN:
9780804774727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804769099.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Between 1830 and 1870, French army officers serving in the colonial Offices of Arab Affairs profoundly altered the course of political decision-making in Algeria. Guided by the modernizing ideologies ... More

Architects of AusterityInternational Finance and the Politics of Growth

Architects of Austerity: International Finance and the Politics of Growth

Aaron Major

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804788342
eISBN:
9780804790734
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788342.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Why have governments across Western Europe and North America turned to austerity in the wake of the global economic crisis of 2008? This book argues that this turn to austerity, and the resilience of ... More

As Light Before DawnThe Inner World of a Medieval Kabbalist

As Light Before Dawn: The Inner World of a Medieval Kabbalist

Eitan P. Fishbane

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759137
eISBN:
9780804774871
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759137.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This book explores the mystical thought of Isaac ben Samuel of Akko, a major medieval kabbalist whose work has until now received relatively little attention. Through consideration of an extensive ... More

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