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WatchwordsRomanticism and the Poetics of Attention

Watchwords: Romanticism and the Poetics of Attention

Lily Gurton-Wachter

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804796958
eISBN:
9780804798761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804796958.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This book argues that the concept of “attention” became particularly unhinged at the turn of the nineteenth century in Britain, oscillating widely between disciplines—from theology to pedagogy, from ... More

“We Are Now the True Spaniards”Sovereignty, Revolution, Independence, and the Emergence of the Federal Republic of Mexico, 1808-1824

“We Are Now the True Spaniards”: Sovereignty, Revolution, Independence, and the Emergence of the Federal Republic of Mexico, 1808-1824

Jaime Rodriguez O.

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778305
eISBN:
9780804784634
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778305.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book is a radical reinterpretation of the process that led to Mexican independence in 1821—one that emphasizes Mexico's continuity with Spanish political culture. During its final decades under ... More

What Can You Say?America's National Conversation on Race

What Can You Say?: America's National Conversation on Race

John Hartigan Jr.

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763363
eISBN:
9780804774666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763363.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

We are in a transitional moment in our national conversation on race. Despite optimistic predictions that Barack Obama's election would signal the end of race as an issue in America, the race-related ... More

What Is a Classic?Postcolonial Rewriting and Invention of the Canon

What Is a Classic?: Postcolonial Rewriting and Invention of the Canon

Ankhi Mukherjee

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804785211
eISBN:
9780804788380
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785211.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

What Is a Classic? revisits the famous question posed by critics from Sainte-Beuve and T. S. Eliot to J. M. Coetzee to ask how classics emanate from postcolonial histories and societies. Exploring ... More

What RemainsComing to Terms with Civil War in 19th Century China

What Remains: Coming to Terms with Civil War in 19th Century China

Tobie Meyer-Fong

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804754255
eISBN:
9780804785594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804754255.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Taiping Rebellion was one of the costliest civil wars in human history. Tens of millions of people lost their lives, as Chinese rebels, imperial armies, and local militias clashed across the ... More

The Woman Who Turned Into a Jaguar, and Other Narratives of Native Women in Archives of Colonial Mexico

The Woman Who Turned Into a Jaguar, and Other Narratives of Native Women in Archives of Colonial Mexico

Lisa Sousa

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804756402
eISBN:
9781503601116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756402.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The Woman Who Turned Into a Jaguar examines gender relations in indigenous societies of central Mexico and Oaxaca from the 1520s to the 1750s, focusing mainly on the Nahua, Ñudzahui (Mixtec), Bènizàa ... More

The World in PlayPortraits of a Victorian Concept

The World in Play: Portraits of a Victorian Concept

Matthew Kaiser

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776080
eISBN:
9780804778947
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776080.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Nineteenth-century Britain was a world in play. The Victorians invented the weekend and built hundreds of parks and playgrounds. In the wake of Darwin, they re-imagined nature as a contest for ... More

The World Under PressureHow China and India Are Influencing the Global Economy and Environment

The World Under Pressure: How China and India Are Influencing the Global Economy and Environment

Carl Dahlman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804777131
eISBN:
9780804778862
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804777131.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The rapid rise of China and India is reshaping our global economic and environmental systems—raising major issues of stability, governance, and sustainability. This book develops a framework that ... More

Worlds WithinNational Narratives and Global Connections in Postcolonial Writing

Worlds Within: National Narratives and Global Connections in Postcolonial Writing

Vilashini Cooppan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804754903
eISBN:
9780804772501
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804754903.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This book tracks the changing forms of novels and nations against a long, postcolonial twentieth century. While globalization has sometimes been understood as superseding national borders, the book ... More

Wronged by EmpirePost-Imperial Ideology and Foreign Policy in India and China

Wronged by Empire: Post-Imperial Ideology and Foreign Policy in India and China

Manjari Chatterjee Miller

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786522
eISBN:
9780804788434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786522.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book uses colonialism as a lens to understand the foreign policy of countries that have undergone it, focusing specifically on the cases of India and China. Colonialism, although a hugely ... More

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