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Banished to the Great Northern WildernessPolitical Exile and Re-education in Mao's China

Banished to the Great Northern Wilderness: Political Exile and Re-education in Mao's China

Ning Wang

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713187
eISBN:
9781501714016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713187.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

After Mao Zedong's Anti-Rightist Campaign of 1957–58, Chinese intellectuals were subjected to “re-education” by the state. This book draws on labor farm archives, interviews, and memoirs to provide a ... More

A Colonial AffairCommerce, Conversion, and Scandal in French India

A Colonial Affair: Commerce, Conversion, and Scandal in French India

Danna Agmon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709937
eISBN:
9781501713071
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709937.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Early in the eighteenth century, in the French colony of Pondichéry, India, a man’s life was thrust into turmoil. A Tamil commercial broker named Nayiniyappa, the colony’s most powerful local man, ... More

Deaf in the USSRMarginality, Community, and Soviet Identity, 1917-1991

Deaf in the USSR: Marginality, Community, and Soviet Identity, 1917-1991

Claire L. Shaw

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713668
eISBN:
9781501713798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713668.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

Deaf in the USSR explores the history of the deaf community in the Soviet Union from the February Revolution of 1917 until the collapse of the Soviet state in 1991, situating the experience of deaf ... More

Raised under StalinYoung Communists and the Defense of Socialism

Raised under Stalin: Young Communists and the Defense of Socialism

Seth Bernstein

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709883
eISBN:
9781501709388
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709883.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

Communist Upbringing under Stalin: Young Communists and War in a Socialist Society, 1929-1945 examines Stalinist mass youth culture in the period of the Great Terror and World War II. For the ... More

Rural RadicalsRighteous Rage in the American Grain

Rural Radicals: Righteous Rage in the American Grain

Catherine McNicol Stock

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501714030
eISBN:
9781501714047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714030.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book originally appeared in the wake of the bombing of the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City on April 19, 1995. Written for a general audience, it asks where these “angry, white, rural ... More

Women Will VoteWinning Suffrage in New York State

Women Will Vote: Winning Suffrage in New York State

Susan Goodier and Karen Pastorello

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501705557
eISBN:
9781501713200
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705557.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book celebrates the 2017 centenary of women's right to full suffrage in New York State. The book highlights the activism of rural, urban, African American, Jewish, immigrant, and European ... More

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