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The Encrypted StateDelusion and Displacement in the Peruvian Andes

The Encrypted State: Delusion and Displacement in the Peruvian Andes

David Nugent

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781503609037
eISBN:
9781503609723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503609037.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

What is the state? How is it implicated in the reproduction of relations of domination? Theorists from Marx to Weber, from Durkheim to Gramsci, from Abrams to Foucault have pondered these questions. ... More

PhonopoeticsThe Making of Early Literary Recordings

Phonopoetics: The Making of Early Literary Recordings

Jason Camlot

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781503605213
eISBN:
9781503609716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503605213.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Phonopoetics tells the neglected story of early “talking records” and their significance for literature from the 1877 invention of the phonograph to some of the first recorded performances of ... More

From the Grounds UpBuilding an Export Economy in Southern Mexico

From the Grounds Up: Building an Export Economy in Southern Mexico

Casey Marina Lurtz

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781503603899
eISBN:
9781503608474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603899.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

From the Grounds Up is a study of how peripheral places grappled with globalization at the end of the nineteenth century. Through extensive use of local archives in the Soconusco district of Chiapas, ... More

Diplomatic SecurityA Comparative Analysis

Diplomatic Security: A Comparative Analysis

Eugenio Cusumano and Christopher Kinsey (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780804791052
eISBN:
9781503608986
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791052.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The inviolability of diplomatic personnel and premises is a cornerstone of interstate relations and international law. As epitomized by the murder of US Ambassador Christopher Stevens in Benghazi, ... More

Iconoclasm As Child's Play

Iconoclasm As Child's Play

Joe Moshenska

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780804798501
eISBN:
9781503608740
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798501.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book begins with the observation that, during the English Reformation, holy things taken from churches and monasteries were on occasion not smashed or burned but instead given to children as ... More

Beyond TechnonationalismBiomedical Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Asia

Beyond Technonationalism: Biomedical Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Asia

Kathryn C. Ibata-Arens

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781503605473
eISBN:
9781503608757
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503605473.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

What explains the rapid and sustained economic rise of Asian countries in high-technology industries, including biomedicals? The biomedical industry, comprised mainly of biopharmaceuticals and ... More

Asia's Regional ArchitectureAlliances and Institutions in the Pacific Century

Asia's Regional Architecture: Alliances and Institutions in the Pacific Century

Andrew Yeo

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781503608443
eISBN:
9781503608801
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503608443.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Something remarkable has occurred in Asia with little fanfare over the past twenty-five years. Considered severely underinstitutionalized at the end of the Cold War, Asia’s regional architecture is ... More

Proxy WarThe Least Bad Option

Proxy War: The Least Bad Option

Tyrone L. Groh

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781503608184
eISBN:
9781503608733
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503608184.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book provides a more comprehensive, definitive, and rigorous treatment of proxy war. This book argues that proxy war can and should remain a useful and effective tool of foreign policy, but that ... More

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

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