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Between Justice and PoliticsThe Ligue des Droits de l'Homme, 1898-1945

Between Justice and Politics: The Ligue des Droits de l'Homme, 1898-1945

William D. Irvine

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753173
eISBN:
9780804767873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753173.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book focuses on the first fifty years of the Ligue des droits de l'homme—the League of the Rights of Man—informed by the recently available archives of the organization. Founded during the ... More

Between StatesThe Transylvanian Question and the European Idea during World War II

Between States: The Transylvanian Question and the European Idea during World War II

Holly Case

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759861
eISBN:
9780804787550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759861.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Transylvanian Question—the struggle between Hungary and Romania for control of Transylvania—seems at first sight a side-show in the story of the Nazi New Order and the Second World War. These two ... More

The Blind in French Society from the Middle Ages to the Century of Louis Braille

The Blind in French Society from the Middle Ages to the Century of Louis Braille

Zina Weygand

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757683
eISBN:
9780804772389
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757683.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

The integration of the blind into society has always meant taking on prejudices and inaccurate representations. This anthropological and cultural history introduces us to both real and imaginary ... More

Borderland CapitalismTurkestan Produce, Qing Silver, and the Birth of an Eastern Market

Borderland Capitalism: Turkestan Produce, Qing Silver, and the Birth of an Eastern Market

Kwangmin Kim

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804799232
eISBN:
9781503600423
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799232.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book provides an examination of the Muslim notability (begs) and their development of capitalistic enterprises in Eastern Turkestan under the Qing Empire. The begs, the powerful organizers of ... More

Brazil's Steel CityDevelopmentalism, Strategic Power, and Industrial Relations in Volta Redonda, 1941-1964

Brazil's Steel City: Developmentalism, Strategic Power, and Industrial Relations in Volta Redonda, 1941-1964

Oliver Dinius

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771689
eISBN:
9780804775809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771689.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book presents a social history of the National Steel Company (CSN), Brazil's foremost state-owned company and largest industrial enterprise in the mid-twentieth century. It focuses on the role ... More

Brides of ChristConventual Life in Colonial Mexico

Brides of Christ: Conventual Life in Colonial Mexico

Asuncion Lavrin

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752831
eISBN:
9780804787512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752831.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book invites the modern reader to follow the histories of colonial Mexican nuns inside the cloisters where they pursued a religious vocation or sought shelter from the world. It provides a ... More

British Lions and Mexican EaglesBusiness, Politics, and Empire in the Career of Weetman Pearson in Mexico, 1889–1919

British Lions and Mexican Eagles: Business, Politics, and Empire in the Career of Weetman Pearson in Mexico, 1889–1919

Paul Garner

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774451
eISBN:
9780804779036
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774451.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Between 1889 and 1919, Weetman Pearson became one of the world's most important engineering contractors, a pioneer in the international oil industry, and one of Britain's wealthiest men. At the ... More

Bronzes to BulletsVichy and the Destruction of French Public Statuary, 1941–1944

Bronzes to Bullets: Vichy and the Destruction of French Public Statuary, 1941–1944

Kirrily Freeman

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758895
eISBN:
9780804779715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758895.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book tells the story of French statues and monuments that were melted down and shipped to Nazi munitions factories during the Second World War. Beginning with the economic context that led to ... More

Building Colonial Cities of GodMendicant Orders and Urban Culture in New Spain

Building Colonial Cities of God: Mendicant Orders and Urban Culture in New Spain

Karen Melvin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774864
eISBN:
9780804783255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774864.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book tracks New Spain's mendicant orders past their so-called golden age of missions into the ensuing centuries and demonstrates that they had equally crucial roles in what the book terms the ... More

Captives and CorsairsFrance and Slavery in the Early Modern Mediterranean

Captives and Corsairs: France and Slavery in the Early Modern Mediterranean

Gillian Weiss

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770002
eISBN:
9780804777841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770002.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book uncovers a forgotten story in the history of relations between the West and Islam: three centuries of Muslim corsair raids on French ships and shores and the resulting captivity of tens of ... More

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