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At the Chef's TableCulinary Creativity in Elite Restaurants

At the Chef's Table: Culinary Creativity in Elite Restaurants

Vanina Leschziner

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780804787970
eISBN:
9780804795494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787970.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This book is about the creative work of chefs at elite restaurants in New York City and San Francisco. Based on interviews with chefs and observation of their work in restaurant kitchens, the book ... More

At the Crossroads of EmpiresMiddlemen, Social Networks, and State-Building in Republican Shanghai

At the Crossroads of Empires: Middlemen, Social Networks, and State-Building in Republican Shanghai

Nara Dillon and Jean C. Oi (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756198
eISBN:
9780804768436
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756198.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

To a degree uncommon among Chinese cities, Republican Shanghai had no center. Its territory was divided among three (sometimes more) municipal governments integrated into various national states and ... More

Balance SheetThe Iraq War and U.S. National Security

Balance Sheet: The Iraq War and U.S. National Security

John S. Duffield and Peter J. Dombrowski

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760133
eISBN:
9780804772044
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760133.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The last six years have witnessed a virtually unending debate over U.S. policy toward Iraq, one that is likely to continue well into the new administration and perhaps the next, notwithstanding ... More

Barbarism and Its Discontents

Barbarism and Its Discontents

Maria Boletsi

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804782760
eISBN:
9780804785372
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782760.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

Barbarism and civilization form one of the oldest and most rigid oppositions in Western history. According to this dichotomy, barbarism functions as the negative standard through which “civilization” ... More

The Barber of DamascusNouveau Literacy in the Eighteenth-Century Ottoman Levant

The Barber of Damascus: Nouveau Literacy in the Eighteenth-Century Ottoman Levant

Dana Sajdi

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804785327
eISBN:
9780804788281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785327.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book is about a barber, Shihāb al-Dīn Aḥmad Ibn Budayr (fl. 1761), who shaved and coiffed, and probably circumcised and healed, in Damascus in the eighteenth century. The barber wrote a history ... More

Barcelona's Vocation of ModernityRise and Decline of an Urban Image

Barcelona's Vocation of Modernity: Rise and Decline of an Urban Image

Joan Ramon Resina

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758321
eISBN:
9780804787505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758321.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Since the closing decades of the nineteenth century, Barcelona has striven to sustain an image of modernity that distinguishes itself within Spain. This book traces the development of that image ... More

Barricades and BannersThe Revolution of 1905 and the Transformation of Warsaw Jewry

Barricades and Banners: The Revolution of 1905 and the Transformation of Warsaw Jewry

Scott Ury

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763837
eISBN:
9780804781046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763837.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book examines the intersection of urban society and modern politics among Jews in turn-of-the-century Warsaw, Europe's largest Jewish center at the time. By focusing on the tumultuous events ... More

Barrios to BurbsThe Making of the Mexican American Middle Class

Barrios to Burbs: The Making of the Mexican American Middle Class

Jody Vallejo

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781398
eISBN:
9780804783163
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781398.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Too frequently, the media and politicians cast Mexican immigrants as a threat to American society. Given America's increasing ethnic diversity and the large size of the Mexican-origin population, an ... More

Before the Shining PathPolitics in Rural Ayacucho, 1895–1980

Before the Shining Path: Politics in Rural Ayacucho, 1895–1980

Jaymie Heilman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770941
eISBN:
9780804775786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770941.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

From 1980 to 1992, Maoist Shining Path rebels, Peruvian state forces, and Andean peasants waged a bitter civil war that left some 69,000 people dead. Using archival research and oral interviews, this ... More

Being and Well-BeingHealth and the Working Bodies of Silicon Valley

Being and Well-Being: Health and the Working Bodies of Silicon Valley

J.A. English-Lueck

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771573
eISBN:
9780804775793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771573.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

As the great American work-benefit experiment erodes, companies are increasingly asking people to take responsibility for managing their own health. There is no question that work and health are ... More

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