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The Deepest BorderThe Strait of Gibraltar and the Making of the Modern Hispano-African Borderland

The Deepest Border: The Strait of Gibraltar and the Making of the Modern Hispano-African Borderland

Sasha D. Pack

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781503606678
eISBN:
9781503607538
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503606678.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book presents the history of southern Iberia and the western Maghrib, and the Strait of Gibraltar between them, as a single bicontinental borderland, from roughly 1850 to 1970. Drawing on ... More

Rebranding ChinaContested Status Signaling in the Changing Global Order

Rebranding China: Contested Status Signaling in the Changing Global Order

Xiaoyu Pu

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781503606838
eISBN:
9781503607866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503606838.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

China plays a variety of status games, sometimes emphasizing its status as an emerging great power and other times highlighting its status as a fragile developing country. The reasons for this are ... More

Citizens in MotionEmigration, Immigration, and Re-migration Across China's Borders

Citizens in Motion: Emigration, Immigration, and Re-migration Across China's Borders

Elaine Lynn-Ee Ho

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781503606661
eISBN:
9781503607460
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503606661.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book argues that analyzing emigration, immigration, and re-migration under the framework of contemporaneous migration directs attention to the citizenship formations that interconnect migration ... More

A Genealogy of DissentThe Progeny of Fallen Royals in Chosŏn Korea

A Genealogy of Dissent: The Progeny of Fallen Royals in Chosŏn Korea

Eugene Y. Park

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781503602083
eISBN:
9781503607231
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503602083.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book seeks a better understanding of the politics, society, and culture of early-modern Korea by tracing and narrating the history of the descendants of the Koryŏ dynasty (918–1392). Decades ... More

Between Iran and ZionJewish Histories of Twentieth-Century Iran

Between Iran and Zion: Jewish Histories of Twentieth-Century Iran

Lior B. Sternfeld

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781503606142
eISBN:
9781503607170
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503606142.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Between Iran and Zion analyzes the responses of Iranian Jews to the social, political, and cultural developments of the twentieth century. The book examines their integration into the nation-building ... 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

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

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

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

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