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It Could Lead to DancingMixed-Sex Dancing and Jewish Modernity

It Could Lead to Dancing: Mixed-Sex Dancing and Jewish Modernity

Sonia Gollance

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781503613492
eISBN:
9781503627802
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503613492.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Dances and balls appear throughout literature as a place for young people to meet, flirt, and form relationships: as any reader of Pride and Prejudice, War and Peace, or Romeo and Juliet can attest, ... More

The City as AnthologyEroticism and Urbanity in Early Modern Isfahan

The City as Anthology: Eroticism and Urbanity in Early Modern Isfahan

Kathryn Babayan

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781503613386
eISBN:
9781503627833
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503613386.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Household anthologies of seventeenth-century Isfahan collected everyday texts and objects, from portraits, letters, and poems to marriage contracts and talismans. With these family collections, ... More

Iran in MotionMobility, Space, and the Trans-Iranian Railway

Iran in Motion: Mobility, Space, and the Trans-Iranian Railway

Mikiya Koyagi

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781503613133
eISBN:
9781503627673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503613133.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Completed in 1938, the Trans-Iranian Railway connected Tehran to Iran's two major bodies of water: the Caspian Sea in the north and the Persian Gulf in the south. Iran's first national railway, it ... More

Sovereignty Sharing in Fragile States

Sovereignty Sharing in Fragile States

John D. Ciorciari

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781503613669
eISBN:
9781503614284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503613669.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book examines “sovereignty-sharing” in fragile states, focusing on ventures in which domestic and international actors share authority to provide basic public services and build the rule of law. ... More

Between Empire and NationMuslim Reform in the Balkans

Between Empire and Nation: Muslim Reform in the Balkans

Milena B. Methodieva

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781503613379
eISBN:
9781503614130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503613379.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book tells the story of the Muslim community in modern Bulgaria during a period of imperial dissolution, conflicting national and imperial enterprises, and the emergence of new national and ... More

Unwitting ArchitectGerman Primacy and the Origins of Neoliberalism

Unwitting Architect: German Primacy and the Origins of Neoliberalism

Julian Germann

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781503609846
eISBN:
9781503614291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503609846.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The global rise of neoliberalism since the 1970s is widely seen as a dynamic originating in the United States and the United Kingdom, and only belatedly and partially repeated by Germany. From this ... More

Divining NatureAesthetics of Enchantment in Enlightenment France

Divining Nature: Aesthetics of Enchantment in Enlightenment France

Tili Boon Cuillé

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781503613362
eISBN:
9781503614178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503613362.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

The Enlightenment remains widely associated with the rise of scientific progress and the loss of religious faith, a dual tendency that is thought to have contributed to the disenchantment of the ... More

Writing OccupationJewish Émigré Voices in Wartime France

Writing Occupation: Jewish Émigré Voices in Wartime France

Julia Elsky

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781503613676
eISBN:
9781503614369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503613676.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Why did some of the most brilliant—but often forgotten—Jewish émigré writers of the first half of the twentieth century choose to write in French as a second language, even as they faced a double ... More

The Sultan's CommunistsMoroccan Jews and the Politics of Belonging

The Sultan's Communists: Moroccan Jews and the Politics of Belonging

Alma Rachel Heckman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781503613805
eISBN:
9781503614147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503613805.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Structured around the stories of five prominent Moroccan Jewish Communists (Léon René Sultan, Edmond Amran El Maleh, Abraham Serfaty, Simon Lévy, and Sion Asssidon), The Sultan’s Communists examines ... More

Another ModernityElia Benamozegh's Jewish Universalism

Another Modernity: Elia Benamozegh's Jewish Universalism

Clémence Boulouque

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781503612006
eISBN:
9781503613119
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503612006.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

STANFORD UNIVERSITY PRESSStanford, CaliforniaSTANFORD UNIVERSITY PRESSStanford, California© 2020 by the Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University.All rights reserved.No part of this ... More

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