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Alone at the AltarSingle Women and Devotion in Guatemala, 1670-1870

Alone at the Altar: Single Women and Devotion in Guatemala, 1670-1870

Brianna Leavitt-Alcántara

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503603684
eISBN:
9781503604391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603684.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book reframes our understanding of single women and religious culture in colonial and nineteenth-century Latin America. Most works on women and early modern religion examine nuns, holy women, or ... More

Desert BorderlandThe Making of Modern Egypt and Libya

Desert Borderland: The Making of Modern Egypt and Libya

Matthew H. Ellis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781503605008
eISBN:
9781503605572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503605008.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Desert Borderland is an investigation of the historical processes that transformed the local experience of place and political identity in the easternmost reaches of the Sahara Desert over the half ... More

Divine VariationsHow Christian Thought Became Racial Science

Divine Variations: How Christian Thought Became Racial Science

Terence Keel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780804795401
eISBN:
9781503604377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795401.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The view that science and religion are necessarily in conflict has increasingly lost favor among scholars who have sought more nuanced theoretical frameworks for evaluating the configurations of ... More

Emptied LandsA Legal Geography of Bedouin Rights in the Negev

Emptied Lands: A Legal Geography of Bedouin Rights in the Negev

Alexandre Kedar, Ahmad Amara, and Oren Yiftachel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503603585
eISBN:
9781503604582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603585.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

It is commonly claimed by Israeli authorities that Bedouins are trespassers who never acquired property or settlement rights in southern Israel/Palestine. This led to massive dispossession of ... More

The Indonesian WayASEAN, Europeanization, and Foreign Policy Debates in a New Democracy

The Indonesian Way: ASEAN, Europeanization, and Foreign Policy Debates in a New Democracy

Jürgen Rüland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503602854
eISBN:
9781503604544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503602854.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book challenges the proposition that regional organizations across the world exhibit increasing similarities with the European Union as a result of norm diffusion. It examines how and to what ... More

Literary Primitivism

Literary Primitivism

Ben Etherington

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503602366
eISBN:
9781503604094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503602366.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book comprehensively redefines literary primitivism, arguing that it was an aesthetic project formed in reaction to the high point of imperialist expansion at the start of the twentieth century. ... More

Maximum Feasible ParticipationAmerican Literature and the War on Poverty

Maximum Feasible Participation: American Literature and the War on Poverty

Stephen Schryer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781503603677
eISBN:
9781503606081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603677.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Ranging from the 1950s to the present, Maximum Feasible Participation traces the literary legacy of the War on Poverty. After World War II, countercultural and minority writers developed an ... More

The Merchants of OranA Jewish Port at the Dawn of Empire

The Merchants of Oran: A Jewish Port at the Dawn of Empire

Joshua Schreier

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780804799140
eISBN:
9781503602168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799140.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book recounts the French conquest of Algeria by exploring the world of Oran’s influential Jewish merchants. Jacob Lasry, along with Mordecai Amar, Judah Sebbah and others, established themselves ... More

Piracy and Law in the Ottoman Mediterranean

Piracy and Law in the Ottoman Mediterranean

Joshua M. White

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503602526
eISBN:
9781503603929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503602526.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book offers a comprehensive examination of the shape and impact of piracy in the eastern half of the Mediterranean and the Ottoman Empire’s administrative, legal, and diplomatic response. In the ... More

RemaindersAmerican Poetry at Nature's End

Remainders: American Poetry at Nature's End

Margaret Ronda

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781503603141
eISBN:
9781503604896
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603141.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Remainders: American Poetry at Nature’s End discusses postwar poetry as an essential archive of ecological thinking in the era of the Great Acceleration, a period of rapid and unprecedented change to ... More

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