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May 18, 2017

Ten new books are now available on Stanford Scholarship Online (SSO), adding to the Anthropology, History, Literature, Political Science, Religion, and Society and Culture modules.

These books cover a diverse range of subjects, from footbinding in pre-industrial China to gender relations in the indigenous societies of central Mexico and Oaxaca, and from the modernism of T. S. Eliot and Walter Benjamin to Saudi political efforts to widen the sphere of Wahhabi influence in the mid-twentieth century.

Discover a selection of titles by clicking on the book covers below:

                         Bound Feet, Young Hands: Tracking the Demise of Footbinding in Village China        The Woman Who Turned Into a Jaguar, and Other Narratives of Native Women in Archives of Colonial Mexico        Impossible Modernism: T. S. Eliot, Walter Benjamin, and the Critique of Historical Reason        Circuits of Faith: Migration, Education, and the Wahhabi Mission        Confessions of the Shtetl: Converts from Judaism in Imperial Russia, 1817-1906

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SSO is delivered by University Press Scholarship Online (UPSO), which brings together the best scholarly publishing from around the world. UPSO is available by annual subscription or purchase to libraries and institutions, so ask your librarian if you have access. If you don’t, then recommend this essential resource to your librarian today.