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Beyond NationTime, Writing, and Community in the Work of Abe K=ob=o

Beyond Nation: Time, Writing, and Community in the Work of Abe K=ob=o

Richard Calichman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804797016
eISBN:
9780804797559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804797016.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book offers a rereading of the well-known Japanese writer Abe Kōbō, focusing on his essays as well as his fiction. Central attention is devoted to the concepts of time, writing, and community. ... More

Beyond Sacred and SecularPolitics of Religion in Israel and Turkey

Beyond Sacred and Secular: Politics of Religion in Israel and Turkey

Sultan Tepe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758642
eISBN:
9780804763158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758642.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The global rise of political religion is one of the defining and most puzzling characteristics of current world politics. Since the early 1990s, religious parties have achieved stunning electoral ... More

Beyond the EuromaidanComparative Perspectives on Advancing Reform in Ukraine

Beyond the Euromaidan: Comparative Perspectives on Advancing Reform in Ukraine

Henry E. Hale and Robert W. Orttung (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804798457
eISBN:
9781503600102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798457.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book examines the prospects for advancing reform in Ukraine in the wake of the February 2014 Euromaidan revolution. It examines six crucial areas of reform: identity-memory divides, corruption, ... More

Binding ViolenceLiterary Visions of Political Origins

Binding Violence: Literary Visions of Political Origins

Moira Fradinger

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763301
eISBN:
9780804774659
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763301.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book exposes the relation between literary imagination, autonomous politics, and violence through the close analysis of literary texts—in particular Sophocles' Antigone, D. A. F. de Sade's 120 ... More

Bleached FaithThe Tragic Cost When Religion Is Forced into the Public Square

Bleached Faith: The Tragic Cost When Religion Is Forced into the Public Square

Steven Goldberg

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758611
eISBN:
9780804763141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758611.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Public recognition of religion has been a part of American political life from the country's beginning, and that is not going to change. But in recent years, the effort by some to challenge the long ... 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

Bohemia in America, 1858-1920

Bohemia in America, 1858-1920

Joanna Levin

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760836
eISBN:
9780804772549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760836.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This book explores the construction and emergence of “Bohemia” in American literature and culture. Simultaneously a literary trope, a cultural nexus, and a socio-economic landscape, la vie bohème ... 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

Bound Feet, Young HandsTracking the Demise of Footbinding in Village China

Bound Feet, Young Hands: Tracking the Demise of Footbinding in Village China

Laurel Boussen and Hill Gates

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804799553
eISBN:
9781503601079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799553.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book examines the once widespread practice of footbinding from the perspective of China’s gendered labor system. In contrast to the common belief that footbinding was motivated by the quest for ... 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

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