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A Family of No ProminenceThe Descendants of Pak T?khwa and the Birth of Modern Korea

A Family of No Prominence: The Descendants of Pak T?khwa and the Birth of Modern Korea

Eugene Y. Park

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804788762
eISBN:
9780804790864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788762.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Narrating the history of a hitherto unknown family of chungin (“middle people”) status in early modern Korea, this book engages some key debates on the rise of modern Korea. Between 1590 and 1880, ... More

Fatal LoveSpousal Killers, Law, and Punishment in the Late Colonial Spanish Atlantic

Fatal Love: Spousal Killers, Law, and Punishment in the Late Colonial Spanish Atlantic

Victor Uribe-Uran

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804794633
eISBN:
9780804796316
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794633.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Fatal Pacts examines comparatively the history of over two hundred examples of spousal murder in the late colonial Spanish Atlantic. It deals with murders occurring during the last decades of ... More

Feverish Bodies, Enlightened MindsScience and the Yellow Fever Controversy in the Early American Republic

Feverish Bodies, Enlightened Minds: Science and the Yellow Fever Controversy in the Early American Republic

Thomas Apel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804797405
eISBN:
9780804799638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804797405.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

From 1793-1805, yellow fever devastated American port cities, killing thousands and prompting a desperate search for its cause. The question of the fever’s origin divided disease investigators into ... More

Forging A Multinational StateState Making in Imperial Austria from the Enlightenment to the First World War

Forging A Multinational State: State Making in Imperial Austria from the Enlightenment to the First World War

John Deak

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804795579
eISBN:
9780804795937
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795579.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book tells the story of the origins and shared history of representative and democratic institutions in central Europe—a history that has been largely erased by the nation-state-centered ... More

A Frenchwoman's Imperial StoryMadame Luce in Nineteenth-Century Algeria

A Frenchwoman's Imperial Story: Madame Luce in Nineteenth-Century Algeria

Rebecca Rogers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804784313
eISBN:
9780804787246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784313.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Eugénie Luce was a French schoolteacher who fled her husband and abandoned her family, migrating to Algeria in the early 1830s. By the mid-1840s she had become a major figure in debates around ... More

The Fringes of BeliefEnglish Literature, Ancient Heresy, and the Politics of Freethinking, 1660-1760

The Fringes of Belief: English Literature, Ancient Heresy, and the Politics of Freethinking, 1660-1760

Sarah Ellenzweig

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758772
eISBN:
9780804769792
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758772.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book is the first literary study of freethinking and religious skepticism in the English Enlightenment. The book aims to redress this scholarly lacuna, arguing that a literature of English ... More

From Frontier Policy to Foreign PolicyThe Question of India and the Transformation of Geopolitics in Qing China

From Frontier Policy to Foreign Policy: The Question of India and the Transformation of Geopolitics in Qing China

Matthew Mosca

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804782241
eISBN:
9780804785389
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782241.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Between the mid-eighteenth and mid-nineteenth centuries, Qing rulers, officials, and scholars fused diverse, fragmented perceptions of foreign territory into one integrated worldview. In the same ... More

From Hot War to ColdThe U.S. Navy and National Security Affairs, 1945–1955

From Hot War to Cold: The U.S. Navy and National Security Affairs, 1945–1955

Jeffrey G. Barlow

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756662
eISBN:
9780804770965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756662.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book discusses the role of the U.S. Navy within the country's national security structure during the first decade of the Cold War from the perspective of the service's senior uniformed officer, ... More

Frontier Goiás, 1822–1889

Frontier Goiás, 1822–1889

David McCreery

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751797
eISBN:
9780804767743
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751797.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book examines the development of the state, the nation, and the economy on the far western frontier of Brazil during the period of the Brazilian Empire. The author argues that the province of ... More

Genocide in the CarpathiansWar, Social Breakdown, and Mass Violence, 1914-1945

Genocide in the Carpathians: War, Social Breakdown, and Mass Violence, 1914-1945

Raz Segal

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804796668
eISBN:
9780804798976
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804796668.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Genocide in the Carpathians presents the history of Subcarpathian Rus', a multiethnic and multireligious borderland in the heart of Europe. This society of Carpatho-Ruthenians, Jews, Magyars, and ... More

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