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The Afterlives of the TerrorFacing the Legacies of Mass Violence in Postrevolutionary France

The Afterlives of the Terror: Facing the Legacies of Mass Violence in Postrevolutionary France

Ronen Steinberg

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501739248
eISBN:
9781501739255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739248.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book examines how those who lived through the Reign of Terror of the French Revolution struggled to come to terms with it. It shows that, contrary to claims that are made often in the ... More

Civil VengeanceLiterature, Culture, and Early Modern Revenge

Civil Vengeance: Literature, Culture, and Early Modern Revenge

Emily L. King

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501739651
eISBN:
9781501739668
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739651.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Civil Vengeance offers a new way of conceptualizing early modern revenge and its relationship to civility. In its attention to what constitutes vengeance, the book makes visible a more comprehensive ... More

The Day AfterWhy America Wins the War but Loses the Peace

The Day After: Why America Wins the War but Loses the Peace

Brendan Gallagher

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501739620
eISBN:
9781501739637
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739620.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book explores why, in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Libya, we initially mopped the floor with our enemies only to discover we had no coherent plan to manage the “day after.” The ensuing postwar ... More

Heaven's WrathThe Protestant Reformation and the Dutch West India Company in the Atlantic World

Heaven's Wrath: The Protestant Reformation and the Dutch West India Company in the Atlantic World

D. Noorlander

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780801453632
eISBN:
9781501740336
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453632.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Heaven’s Wrath explores the religious thought and religious rites of the early Dutch Atlantic world. The book argues that the Reformed Church and the West India Company forged and maintained a close ... More

Lethal ProvocationThe Constantine Murders and the Politics of French Algeria

Lethal Provocation: The Constantine Murders and the Politics of French Algeria

Joshua Cole

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501739415
eISBN:
9781501739439
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739415.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book explores the history of an anti-Jewish riot in 1934 in t Constantine, French Algeria, in which 25 Jews and 3 Muslims died. Understood at the time as the result of long-standing tensions ... More

The Liberty Hyde Bailey Gardener's CompanionEssential Writings

The Liberty Hyde Bailey Gardener's Companion: Essential Writings

Liberty Hyde Bailey

John Stempien and John Linstrom (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501740237
eISBN:
9781501740275
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740237.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

The Liberty Hyde Bailey Gardener's Companion: Essential Writings collects the best and most accessible literary garden writings of Liberty Hyde Bailey, the Father of Modern Horticulture and founder ... More

The Nuclear SpiesAmerica's Atomic Intelligence Operation against Hitler and Stalin

The Nuclear Spies: America's Atomic Intelligence Operation against Hitler and Stalin

Vince Houghton

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501739590
eISBN:
9781501739606
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739590.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

The subject of this book is the US atomic intelligence effort against both Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union in the period 1942-1949. Both of these intelligence efforts operated within the framework ... More

Rough DraftCold War Military Manpower Policy and the Origins of Vietnam-Era Draft Resistance

Rough Draft: Cold War Military Manpower Policy and the Origins of Vietnam-Era Draft Resistance

Amy Rutenberg

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501739361
eISBN:
9781501739378
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739361.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book argues that policy makers’ idealized conceptions of middle-class masculinity directly affected who they targeted for conscription during the Cold War. Along with much of the American ... More

Theaters of Pardoning

Theaters of Pardoning

Bernadette Meyler

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501739330
eISBN:
9781501739392
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739330.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

To address the roots of pardoning’s treatment in contemporary politics and uncover what new formulations of pardoning might contribute, this book examines the role of what it calls “theaters of ... More

ArchitectsPortraits of a Practice

Architects: Portraits of a Practice

Thomas Yarrow

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501738494
eISBN:
9781501738500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501738494.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In a large room, on the third floor of an old woollen mill in the South West of England, nine architects spend most of their working lives, designing buildings and overseeing their construction. ... More

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