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Where Three Worlds MetSicily in the Early Medieval Mediterranean

Where Three Worlds Met: Sicily in the Early Medieval Mediterranean

Sarah Davis-Secord

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501704642
eISBN:
9781501712593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704642.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Sicily is a lush and culturally rich island at the center of the Mediterranean Sea. Throughout its history, the island has been conquered and colonized by successive waves of peoples from across the ... More

Urban Environmental Education Review

Urban Environmental Education Review

Alex Russ (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501705823
eISBN:
9781501712791
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705823.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This book explores how environmental education can contribute to urban sustainability. Urban environmental education includes any practices that create learning opportunities to foster individual and ... More

Unions and the CityNegotiating Urban Change

Unions and the City: Negotiating Urban Change

Ian Thomas MacDonald (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501706547
eISBN:
9781501712692
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501706547.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Labor unions remain the largest membership-based organizations in major North American cities. As unions become more involved in the daily life of the city, they find themselves confronting the ... More

Strategic Adjustment and the Rise of ChinaPower and Politics in East Asia

Strategic Adjustment and the Rise of China: Power and Politics in East Asia

Robert S. Ross (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501709180
eISBN:
9781501712777
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709180.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This book demonstrates how structural and domestic variables influence how East Asian states adjust their strategy in light of the rise of China, including how China manages its own emerging role as ... More

Out of OaklandBlack Panther Party Internationalism during the Cold War

Out of Oakland: Black Panther Party Internationalism during the Cold War

Sean L. Malloy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501702396
eISBN:
9781501712715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702396.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book explores the evolving internationalism of the Black Panther Party (BPP); the continuing exile of former members in Cuba is testament to the lasting nature of the international bonds that ... More

The NGO GamePost-Conflict Peacebuilding in the Balkans and Beyond

The NGO Game: Post-Conflict Peacebuilding in the Balkans and Beyond

Patrice C. McMahon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501709234
eISBN:
9781501712739
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709234.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In most post-conflict countries nongovernmental organizations are everywhere, but their presence is misunderstood. This book investigates the unintended outcomes of what it calls the NGO boom in ... More

The History of the Five Indian Nations Depending on the Province of New-York in America

The History of the Five Indian Nations Depending on the Province of New-York in America

Cadwallader Colden

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501713903
eISBN:
9781501712555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713903.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book, originally published in 1727 and revised in 1747, is one of the most important intellectual works published in eighteenth-century British America. The author was among the most learned ... More

Hell and Its RivalsDeath and Retribution among Christians, Jews, and Muslims in the Early Middle Ages

Hell and Its Rivals: Death and Retribution among Christians, Jews, and Muslims in the Early Middle Ages

Alan E. Bernstein

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501707803
eISBN:
9781501712494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707803.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The idea of punishment after death—whereby the souls of the wicked are consigned to hell—emerged out of beliefs found across the Mediterranean, from ancient Egypt to Zoroastrian Persia, and became ... More

Heading OutA History of American Camping

Heading Out: A History of American Camping

Terence Young

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780801454028
eISBN:
9781501712838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454028.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Who are the real campers? Through-hiking backpackers traversing the Appalachian Trail? The family in an SUV making a tour of national parks and sleeping in tents at campgrounds? People committed to ... More

For the Common GoodA New History of Higher Education in America

For the Common Good: A New History of Higher Education in America

Charles Dorn

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780801452345
eISBN:
9781501712616
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452345.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Are colleges and universities in a period of unprecedented disruption? Is a bachelor's degree still worth the investment? What, exactly, is higher education good for? This book challenges the ... More

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