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Brokering Peace in Nuclear EnvironmentsU.S. Crisis Management in South Asia

Brokering Peace in Nuclear Environments: U.S. Crisis Management in South Asia

Moeed Yusuf

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503604858
eISBN:
9781503606555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503604858.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book is the first to theorize third party mediation in crises between regional nuclear powers. Its relevance flows from two of the most significant international developments since the end of ... More

Dynasties and DemocracyThe Inherited Incumbency Advantage in Japan

Dynasties and Democracy: The Inherited Incumbency Advantage in Japan

Daniel M. Smith

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503605053
eISBN:
9781503606401
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503605053.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Democracy is supposed to be the antithesis of hereditary rule by family dynasties. And yet “democratic dynasties” continue to persist in democracies around the world. They have been conspicuously ... More

An Economic and Demographic History of São Paulo, 1850-1950

An Economic and Demographic History of São Paulo, 1850-1950

Francisco Vidal Luna and Herbert S. Klein

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503602007
eISBN:
9781503604124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503602007.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This volume is the continuation of an earlier study of colonial and imperial São Paulo and covers the period 1850-1950. These volumes are the first full scale survey of the economy and society of the ... More

Enlightened ImmunityMexico's Experiments with Disease Prevention in the Age of Reason

Enlightened Immunity: Mexico's Experiments with Disease Prevention in the Age of Reason

Paul Ramírez

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503604339
eISBN:
9781503605800
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503604339.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

A history of epidemics and disease prevention in eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century Mexico, Enlightened Immunity focuses on the multiethnic and multimedia production of medical knowledge in a ... More

The Experimental ImaginationLiterary Knowledge and Science in the British Enlightenment

The Experimental Imagination: Literary Knowledge and Science in the British Enlightenment

Tita Chico

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503605442
eISBN:
9781503606456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503605442.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This book is about experimental imagination in the British Enlightenment. It tells the story of how literariness came to be distinguished from its epistemological sibling, science, as a source of ... More

Globalization Under and After SocialismThe Evolution of Transnational Capital in Central and Eastern Europe

Globalization Under and After Socialism: The Evolution of Transnational Capital in Central and Eastern Europe

Besnik Pula

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503605138
eISBN:
9781503605985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503605138.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Today, by a number of measures, the ex-socialist economies of Central and Eastern Europe are among the most globalized in the world. This book argues that the origins of Central and Eastern Europe’s ... More

Homes Away from HomeJewish Belonging in Twentieth-Century Paris, Berlin, and St. Petersburg

Homes Away from Home: Jewish Belonging in Twentieth-Century Paris, Berlin, and St. Petersburg

Sarah Wobick-Segev

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503605145
eISBN:
9781503606548
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503605145.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book is the first comparative study of Jewish communities in Western, Central, and Eastern Europe. It analyzes how Jews used social and religious spaces to reformulate patterns of fraternity, ... More

In Service of Two MastersThe Missionaries of Ocopa, Indigenous Resistance, and Spanish Governance in Bourbon Peru

In Service of Two Masters: The Missionaries of Ocopa, Indigenous Resistance, and Spanish Governance in Bourbon Peru

Cameron D. Jones

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503604315
eISBN:
9781503608382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503604315.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

By the early 1700s, the vast scale of Spanish empire led crown authorities to rely on local institutions to carry out their political agenda, including religious orders like the Franciscan mission of ... More

Manipulating GlobalizationThe Influence of Bureaucrats on Business in China

Manipulating Globalization: The Influence of Bureaucrats on Business in China

Ling Chen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503604797
eISBN:
9781503605695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503604797.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The era of globalization saw China emerge as the world’s manufacturing titan. However, the “made in China” model—with its reliance on cheap labor and thin profits—has begun to wane. Beginning in the ... More

The PlunderThe 1898 Anti-Jewish Riots in Habsburg Galicia

The Plunder: The 1898 Anti-Jewish Riots in Habsburg Galicia

Daniel Unowsky

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780804799829
eISBN:
9781503606104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799829.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book examines the 1898 anti-Jewish riots in western and central Galicia, the Habsburg province acquired in the eighteenth century partitions of Poland and now divided between Poland and Ukraine. ... More

The Proper Order of ThingsLanguage, Power, and Law in Ottoman Administrative Discourses

The Proper Order of Things: Language, Power, and Law in Ottoman Administrative Discourses

Heather L. Ferguson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503603561
eISBN:
9781503605534
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603561.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The Proper Order of Things demonstrates how early modern Ottoman territorial control, both in general practice and in the specific contexts of Greater Syria and occupied Hungary, was enabled through ... More

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