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The Connected ConditionRomanticism and the Dream of Communication

The Connected Condition: Romanticism and the Dream of Communication

Yohei Igarashi

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781503610040
eISBN:
9781503610736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503610040.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

How can Romantic poetry, motivated by the poet’s intense yearning to impart his thoughts and feelings, be so often difficult and the cause of readerly misunderstanding? How did it come to be that a ... More

Education and Intergenerational Social Mobility in Europe and the United States

Education and Intergenerational Social Mobility in Europe and the United States

Richard Breen and Walter Müller (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781503610163
eISBN:
9781503611153
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503610163.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book is about the role of education in shaping rates and patterns of intergenerational social mobility among men and women during the twentieth century. It examines intergenerational class ... More

Leadership DecapitationStrategic Targeting of Terrorist Organizations

Leadership Decapitation: Strategic Targeting of Terrorist Organizations

Jenna Jordan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781503608245
eISBN:
9781503610675
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503608245.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Does leadership targeting work? This question lies at the heart of studies on the efficacy of counterterrorism policy. This book examines whether killing or arresting terrorists is an effective means ... More

The Sacred CauseThe Abolitionist Movement, Afro-Brazilian Mobilization, and Imperial Politics in Rio de Janeiro

The Sacred Cause: The Abolitionist Movement, Afro-Brazilian Mobilization, and Imperial Politics in Rio de Janeiro

Jeffrey Needell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781503609020
eISBN:
9781503611030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503609020.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This work is focused on the abolitionist movement in Rio de Janeiro. It offers a careful reconstruction of the movement’s context and evolution in Rio, and the related formal parliamentary history. ... More

The Whole World Was WatchingSport in the Cold War

The Whole World Was Watching: Sport in the Cold War

Robert Edelman and Christopher Young (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781503610187
eISBN:
9781503611016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503610187.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The master narrative of Cold War sports describes a two-sided surrogate war, measurable by falsely objective medal counts every four years at the Olympic Games. This approach is as inadequate for ... More

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