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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

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

Revolution in the Terra do SolThe Cold War in Brazil

Revolution in the Terra do Sol: The Cold War in Brazil

Sarah Sarzynski

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781503603691
eISBN:
9781503605596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603691.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book recasts conventional narratives of the Cold War in Brazil and the 1964 coup through its examination of revolutionary social and cultural movements in the Northeastern region in the 1950s ... More

Risen from RuinsThe Cultural Politics of Rebuilding East Berlin

Risen from Ruins: The Cultural Politics of Rebuilding East Berlin

Paul Stangl

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781503603202
eISBN:
9781503605503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603202.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book examines city building in East Berlin from the end of World War II on May 8, 1945, until the construction of the Berlin Wall on August 13, 1961—a period of great interest in reshaping the ... More

To Belong in Buenos AiresGermans, Argentines, and the Rise of a Pluralist Society

To Belong in Buenos Aires: Germans, Argentines, and the Rise of a Pluralist Society

Benjamin Bryce

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503601536
eISBN:
9781503604353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503601536.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book analyzes the activities and fantasies of the people who sought to create a lasting German community in Buenos Aires and the behavior of others who challenged that project. It argues that ... More

To Sin No MoreFranciscans and Conversion in the Hispanic World, 1683-1830

To Sin No More: Franciscans and Conversion in the Hispanic World, 1683-1830

David Rex Galindo

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781503603264
eISBN:
9781503604087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603264.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

For 300 years, Franciscans were at the forefront of the spread of Catholicism in the New World. In the late seventeenth century, Franciscans developed a far-reaching, systematic missionary program in ... More

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