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Days of National Festivity in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1823-1889

Days of National Festivity in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1823-1889

Hendrik Kraay

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804785266
eISBN:
9780804786102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785266.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book traces the social, cultural, and political history of the Brazilian empire (1822-89) through the official and popular celebrations on the days of national festivity (national holidays) ... More

Defending National TreasuresFrench Art and Heritage Under Vichy

Defending National Treasures: French Art and Heritage Under Vichy

Elizabeth Karlsgodt

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770187
eISBN:
9780804777827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770187.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book explores the fate of art and cultural heritage during the Nazi occupation of France. The French cultural patrimony was a crucial locus of power struggles between German and French leaders ... More

Distance and Documents at the Spanish Empire's Periphery

Distance and Documents at the Spanish Empire's Periphery

Sylvia Sellers-Garcia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804787055
eISBN:
9780804788823
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787055.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Distance and Documents at the Spanish Empire’s Periphery examines how distance was conceptualized in an empire that at its height spanned four continents, stretching from Europe to the Philippines. ... More

Dolores Del RíoBeauty in Light and Shade

Dolores Del Río: Beauty in Light and Shade

Linda B. Hall

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804784078
eISBN:
9780804786218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784078.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Dolores del Río's enormously successful career in Hollywood, in Mexico, and internationally illuminates issues of race, ethnicity, and gender through the lenses of beauty and celebrity. She and her ... More

Dreaming of Dry LandEnvironmental Transformation in Colonial Mexico City

Dreaming of Dry Land: Environmental Transformation in Colonial Mexico City

Vera S. Candiani

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804788052
eISBN:
9780804791076
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788052.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Tracing the long history of one of the most complex drainage projects in the early modern world, this book aims to explain what colonization looked like on the ground and how it affected land, water, ... More

East West MimesisAuerbach in Turkey

East West Mimesis: Auerbach in Turkey

Kader Konuk

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804769747
eISBN:
9780804775755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804769747.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book follows the plight of German-Jewish humanists who escaped Nazi persecution by seeking exile in a Muslim-dominated society. The book asks why philologists like Erich Auerbach found humanism ... More

Emilio Rabasa and the Survival of Porfirian LiberalismThe Man, His Career, and His Ideas, 1856-1930

Emilio Rabasa and the Survival of Porfirian Liberalism: The Man, His Career, and His Ideas, 1856-1930

Charles A. Hale

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758765
eISBN:
9780804786836
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758765.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book presents an intellectual and career biography of Emilio Rabasa, the eminent Mexican jurist, politician, novelist, diplomat, journalist, and historian who opposed the Revolution of 1910–20, ... More

Emperor and AncestorState and Lineage in South China

Emperor and Ancestor: State and Lineage in South China

David Faure

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753180
eISBN:
9780804767934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753180.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book summarizes twenty years of the author's work in historical anthropology and documents his argument that, in China, ritual provided the social glue which law provided in the West. It offers ... More

Empires of CoalFueling China's Entry into the Modern World Order, 1860-1920

Empires of Coal: Fueling China's Entry into the Modern World Order, 1860-1920

Shellen Xiao Wu

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804792844
eISBN:
9780804794732
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804792844.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book is about how Chinese views of natural resource management underwent a major change as a result of the late Qing engagement with imperialism and science and argues that modern Chinese views ... More

English Presbyterianism 1590–1640

English Presbyterianism 1590–1640

Polly Ha

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759878
eISBN:
9780804776936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759878.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book offers an alternative interpretation of pre-Civil War England, challenging the standard narrative that English Presbyterianism was successfully extinguished from the late sixteenth century ... More

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