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Dark Age NunneriesThe Ambiguous Identity of Female Monasticism, 800-1050

Dark Age Nunneries: The Ambiguous Identity of Female Monasticism, 800-1050

Steven Vanderputten

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501715945
eISBN:
9781501715976
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715945.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The two-and-a-half centuries between 800 and 1050 are commonly viewed as a 'dark age' in the history of women's monasticism. Dark, in the sense that the realities of life in and around the cloister ... More

Intimate ViolenceAnti-Jewish Pogroms on the Eve of the Holocaust

Intimate Violence: Anti-Jewish Pogroms on the Eve of the Holocaust

Jeffrey S. Kopstein and Jason Wittenberg

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501715259
eISBN:
9781501715273
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715259.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Why do pogroms occur in some localities and not in others? This book address that age-old question through an examination of a particularly brutal wave of violence that occurred across hundreds of ... More

Objects of WarThe Material Culture of Conflict and Displacement

Objects of War: The Material Culture of Conflict and Displacement

Leora Auslander and Tara Zahra (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501720079
eISBN:
9781501720086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501720079.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Historians have become increasingly interested in material culture as both a category of analysis and as a teaching tool. What new insights can historians gain about the past by thinking about ... More

Our Frontier Is the WorldThe Boy Scouts in the Age of American Ascendancy

Our Frontier Is the World: The Boy Scouts in the Age of American Ascendancy

Mischa Honeck

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501716188
eISBN:
9781501716201
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501716188.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Since its founding more than one hundred years ago, the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) has been a fulcrum in debates over what constitutes proper boyhood and manhood. Although the BSA developed a strong ... More

Realm between EmpiresThe Second Dutch Atlantic, 1680-1815

Realm between Empires: The Second Dutch Atlantic, 1680-1815

Wim Klooster and Gert Oostindie

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501705267
eISBN:
9781501719592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705267.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Second Dutch Atlantic was a distinct era in Dutch colonial history, different both from the imperially-minded period from 1620 through 1680 and the years after 1815, in which the Dutch Atlantic ... More

The Teahouse under SocialismThe Decline and Renewal of Public Life in Chengdu, 1950-2000

The Teahouse under Socialism: The Decline and Renewal of Public Life in Chengdu, 1950-2000

Di Wang

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501715488
eISBN:
9781501715556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715488.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book explores urban public life through the microcosm of the Chengdu teahouse. Like most public spaces, the teahouse was and still is an enduring symbol of Chinese popular culture, stemming back ... More

Venice's Intimate EmpireFamily Life and Scholarship in the Renaissance Mediterranean

Venice's Intimate Empire: Family Life and Scholarship in the Renaissance Mediterranean

Erin Maglaque

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501721656
eISBN:
9781501721663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501721656.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

During the Renaissance, the Venetian Mediterranean empire stretched from the lagoon city’s shores to the island of Cyprus. This vast empire was governed by aristocratic men: educated as humanists, ... More

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