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Chimalpahin's ConquestA Nahua Historian's Rewriting of Francisco Lopez de Gomara's La conquista de Mexico

Chimalpahin's Conquest: A Nahua Historian's Rewriting of Francisco Lopez de Gomara's La conquista de Mexico

Susan Schroeder (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804769488
eISBN:
9780804775069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804769488.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This volume presents the story of Hernando Cortés' conquest of Mexico, as recounted by a contemporary Spanish historian and edited by Mexico's premier Nahua historian. Francisco López de Gómara's ... More

A City ConsumedUrban Commerce, the Cairo Fire, and the Politics of Decolonization in Egypt

A City Consumed: Urban Commerce, the Cairo Fire, and the Politics of Decolonization in Egypt

Nancy Reynolds

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781268
eISBN:
9780804782661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781268.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Though now remembered as an act of anti-colonial protest leading to the Egyptian military coup of 1952, the Cairo Fire that burned through downtown stores and businesses appeared to many at the time ... More

The Civilizing Mission in the MetropoleAlgerian Families and the French Welfare State during Decolonization

The Civilizing Mission in the Metropole: Algerian Families and the French Welfare State during Decolonization

Amelia H. Lyons

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804784214
eISBN:
9780804787147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784214.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

In the past quarter century, France has grappled with the legacies of colonialism, the Algerian War (1954-1962), and the migration and settlement of Algerians and other Muslims from the former ... More

Cleansing Honor with BloodMasculinity, Violence, and Power in the Backlands of Northeast Brazil, 1845–1889

Cleansing Honor with Blood: Masculinity, Violence, and Power in the Backlands of Northeast Brazil, 1845–1889

Martha Santos

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774567
eISBN:
9780804778480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774567.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book offers a critical reinterpretation of male violence, patriarchy, and machismo in rural Latin America. It focuses on the lives of lower-class men and women, known as sertanejo/as, in the ... More

Composing EgyptReading, Writing, and the Emergence of a Modern Nation, 1870-1930

Composing Egypt: Reading, Writing, and the Emergence of a Modern Nation, 1870-1930

Hoda A. Yousef

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804797115
eISBN:
9780804799218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804797115.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book is a cultural and social history of Egypt from 1870 to 1930 that examines the way in which Egyptian men and women began reading, writing, and perceiving the Arabic language in ever more ... More

Confronting Fascism in EgyptDictatorship versus Democracy in the 1930s

Confronting Fascism in Egypt: Dictatorship versus Democracy in the 1930s

Israel Gershoni and James Jankowski

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763431
eISBN:
9780804772556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763431.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book offers a new reading of the political and intellectual culture of Egypt during the interwar era. Though scholarship has commonly emphasized Arab political and military support of Axis ... More

Constructing East AsiaTechnology, Ideology, and Empire in Japan's Wartime Era, 1931-1945

Constructing East Asia: Technology, Ideology, and Empire in Japan's Wartime Era, 1931-1945

Aaron Stephen Moore

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804785396
eISBN:
9780804786690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785396.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The conventional understanding of Japanese wartime ideology has for years been summed up by just a few words: anti-modern, spiritualist, and irrational. Yet such a cut and dried picture is not at all ... More

Contested Conversions to IslamNarratives of Religious Change in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire

Contested Conversions to Islam: Narratives of Religious Change in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire

Tijana Krstić

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773171
eISBN:
9780804777858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773171.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book explores how Ottoman Muslims and Christians understood the phenomenon of conversion to Islam from the fifteenth to the seventeenth centuries, when the Ottoman Empire was at the height of ... More

Culinary NostalgiaRegional Food Culture and the Urban Experience in Shanghai

Culinary Nostalgia: Regional Food Culture and the Urban Experience in Shanghai

Mark Swislocki

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760126
eISBN:
9780804787468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760126.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book explores the unique significance that the Chinese people attach to their country's many distinct regional foods, as well as the shifting roles that Western food plays in urban life. The ... More

Current FlowThe Electrification of Palestine

Current Flow: The Electrification of Palestine

Ronen Shamir

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804787062
eISBN:
9780804788687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787062.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book follows electric wires as they extend to new contact points and asks about the social significance of being permanently attached to an electrical network (’the grid’). The argument is that ... More

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