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Anatomy of the Red BrigadesThe Religious Mind-set of Modern Terrorists

Anatomy of the Red Brigades: The Religious Mind-set of Modern Terrorists

Alessandro Orsini

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449864
eISBN:
9780801460913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449864.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Red Brigades were a far-left terrorist group in Italy formed in 1970 and active all through the 1980s. Infamous around the world for a campaign of assassinations, kidnappings, and bank robberies, ... More

Aversion and ErasureThe Fate of the Victim After the Holocaust

Aversion and Erasure: The Fate of the Victim After the Holocaust

Carolyn J. Dean

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780801449444
eISBN:
9780801460333
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449444.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book offers a bold account of how the Holocaust's status as humanity's most terrible example of evil has shaped contemporary discourses about victims in the West. Popular and scholarly attention ... More

Balkan SmokeTobacco and the Making of Modern Bulgaria

Balkan Smoke: Tobacco and the Making of Modern Bulgaria

Mary C. Neuburger

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450846
eISBN:
9780801465949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450846.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book leads readers along the Bulgarian–Ottoman caravan routes and into the coffeehouses of Istanbul and Sofia. It reveals how a remote country was drawn into global economic networks through ... More

Becoming BourgeoisLove, Kinship, and Power in Provincial France, 1670-1880

Becoming Bourgeois: Love, Kinship, and Power in Provincial France, 1670-1880

Christopher H. Johnson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453984
eISBN:
9781501701290
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453984.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book traces the fortunes of three French families in the municipality of Vannes, in Brittany—Galles, Jollivet, and Le Ridant—who rose to prominence in publishing, law, the military, public ... More

Berlin CoquetteProstitution and the New German Woman, 1890-1933

Berlin Coquette: Prostitution and the New German Woman, 1890-1933

Jill Suzanne Smith

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452673
eISBN:
9780801469701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452673.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

During the late nineteenth century the city of Berlin developed such a reputation for lawlessness and sexual licentiousness that it came to be known as the “Whore of Babylon.” Out of this reputation ... More

Between Two MotherlandsNationality and Emigration among the Greeks of Bulgaria, 1900-1949

Between Two Motherlands: Nationality and Emigration among the Greeks of Bulgaria, 1900-1949

Theodora Dragostinova

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449451
eISBN:
9780801460685
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449451.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In 1900, 2 percent of Bulgaria's population could be described as Greek, whether by nationality, language, or religion. The complex identities of the population became entangled in the growing ... More

Black ViennaThe Radical Right in the Red City, 1918-1938

Black Vienna: The Radical Right in the Red City, 1918-1938

Janek Wasserman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452871
eISBN:
9780801455223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452871.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Interwar Vienna was considered a bastion of radical socialist thought, and its reputation as “Red Vienna” has loomed large in both the popular imagination and the historiography of Central Europe. ... More

Blood TiesReligion, Violence and the Politics of Nationhood in Ottoman Macedonia, 1878-1908

Blood Ties: Religion, Violence and the Politics of Nationhood in Ottoman Macedonia, 1878-1908

Ipek Yosmaoglu

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452260
eISBN:
9780801469800
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452260.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The region that is today the Republic of Macedonia was long the heart of the Ottoman Empire in Europe. It was home to a mix of peoples and faiths who had for hundreds of years lived together in ... More

Bought and SoldLiving and Losing the Good Life in Socialist Yugoslavia

Bought and Sold: Living and Losing the Good Life in Socialist Yugoslavia

Patrick Hyder Patterson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450044
eISBN:
9780801463631
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450044.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Yugoslavia was unique among the communist countries of the Cold War era in its openness to mixing cultural elements from both socialism and capitalism. Ordinary Yugoslavs enjoyed access to a wide ... More

Brotherly LoveFreemasonry and Male Friendship in Enlightenment France

Brotherly Love: Freemasonry and Male Friendship in Enlightenment France

Kenneth Loiselle

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452437
eISBN:
9780801454875
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452437.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Friendship, an acquired relationship primarily based on choice rather than birth, lay at the heart of Enlightenment preoccupations with sociability and the formation of the private sphere. This book ... More

By Sword and PlowFrance and the Conquest of Algeria

By Sword and Plow: France and the Conquest of Algeria

Jennifer E. Sessions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449758
eISBN:
9780801454479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449758.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In 1830, with France's colonial empire in ruins, Charles X ordered his army to invade Ottoman Algiers. Victory did not salvage his regime from revolution, but it began the French conquest of Algeria, ... More

The Consuming TempleJews, Department Stores, and the Consumer Revolution in Germany, 1880-1940

The Consuming Temple: Jews, Department Stores, and the Consumer Revolution in Germany, 1880-1940

Paul Lerner

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452864
eISBN:
9781501700125
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452864.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Department stores in Germany, like their predecessors in France, Britain, and the United States, generated great excitement when they appeared at the end of the nineteenth century. Their sumptuous ... More

The Devil's ChainProstitution and Social Control in Partitioned Poland

The Devil's Chain: Prostitution and Social Control in Partitioned Poland

Keely Stauter-Halsted

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454196
eISBN:
9781501701665
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454196.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In the half-century before Poland's long-awaited political independence in 1918, anxiety surrounded the country's burgeoning sex industry. This is the first book to examine the world of commercial ... More

The Enlightenment in PracticeAcademic Prize Contests and Intellectual Culture in France, 1670-1794

The Enlightenment in Practice: Academic Prize Contests and Intellectual Culture in France, 1670-1794

Jeremy L. Caradonna

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450600
eISBN:
9780801463907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450600.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Public academic prize contests—the concours académique—played a significant role in the intellectual culture of Enlightenment France, with aspirants formulating positions on such matters as slavery, ... More

Erotic ExchangesThe World of Elite Prostitution in Eighteenth-Century Paris

Erotic Exchanges: The World of Elite Prostitution in Eighteenth-Century Paris

Nina Kushner

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451560
eISBN:
9780801470691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451560.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book reveals the complex world of elite prostitution in eighteenth-century Paris—the demimonde—by focusing on the professional mistresses who dominated it. These damesentretenues exchanged sex, ... More

Excavating ModernityThe Roman Past in Fascist Italy

Excavating Modernity: The Roman Past in Fascist Italy

Joshua Arthurs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449987
eISBN:
9780801468841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449987.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The cultural and material legacies of the Roman Republic and Empire in evidence throughout Rome have made it the “Eternal City.” Too often, however, this patrimony has caused Rome to be seen as ... More

ExclusionsPracticing Prejudice in French Law and Medicine, 1920-1945

Exclusions: Practicing Prejudice in French Law and Medicine, 1920-1945

Julie Fette

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450211
eISBN:
9780801463990
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450211.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In the 1930s, the French Third Republic banned naturalized citizens from careers in law and medicine for up to ten years after they had obtained French nationality. In 1940, the Vichy regime ... More

The Fascist EffectJapan and Italy, 1915-1952

The Fascist Effect: Japan and Italy, 1915-1952

Reto Hofmann

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453410
eISBN:
9780801456367
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453410.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

During the interwar period, Japanese intellectuals, writers, activists, and politicians, although conscious of the many points of intersection between their politics and those of Mussolini, were ... More

The French Idea of HistoryJoseph de Maistre and His Heirs, 1794-1854

The French Idea of History: Joseph de Maistre and His Heirs, 1794-1854

Carolina Armenteros

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449437
eISBN:
9780801462597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449437.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Émile Faguet described Joseph-Marie de Maistre (1753–1821) as: “A fierce absolutist, a furious theocrat…the champion of the hardest, narrowest, and most inflexible dogmatism…part learned doctor, part ... More

The French RepublicHistory, Values, Debates

The French Republic: History, Values, Debates

Edward Ducler Berenson, Vincent Duclert, and Christophe Prochasson (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449017
eISBN:
9780801460647
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449017.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book explores the history and meaning of the French Republic and the challenges it has faced. Founded in 1792, the French Republic has been defined and redefined by a succession of regimes and ... More

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