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Scandinavia in the Age of Vikings

Scandinavia in the Age of Vikings

Jón Vidar Sigurdsson

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501760471
eISBN:
9781501760495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501760471.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book returns to the Viking homeland, Scandinavia, highlighting such key aspects of Viking life as power and politics, social and kinship networks, gifts and feasting, religious beliefs, women's ... More

The Bankers' BlacklistUnofficial Market Enforcement and the Global Fight against Illicit Financing

The Bankers' Blacklist: Unofficial Market Enforcement and the Global Fight against Illicit Financing

Julia C. Morse

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501761515
eISBN:
9781501761522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501761515.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This book demonstrates how the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has enlisted global banks in the effort to keep “bad money” out of the financial system, in the process drastically altering the ... More

Developing MissionPhotography, Filmmaking, and American Missionaries in Modern China

Developing Mission: Photography, Filmmaking, and American Missionaries in Modern China

Joseph W. Ho

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501760945
eISBN:
9781501760952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501760945.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book offers a transnational cultural history of US and Chinese communities framed by missionary lenses through time and space—tracing the lives and afterlives of images, cameras, and visual ... More

The Ends of Meter in Modern Japanese PoetryTranslation and Form

The Ends of Meter in Modern Japanese Poetry: Translation and Form

Scott Mehl

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501761171
eISBN:
9781501761195
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501761171.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book analyzes the complex response of Meiji-era Japanese poets and readers to the challenge introduced by European verse and the resulting crisis in Japanese poetry. Amidst fierce competition ... More

Freeze!The Grassroots Movement to Halt the Arms Race and End the Cold War

Freeze!: The Grassroots Movement to Halt the Arms Race and End the Cold War

Henry Richard, III Maar

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501760884
eISBN:
9781501760891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501760884.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book chronicles the rise of the transformative and transnational Nuclear Weapons Freeze Campaign. Amid an escalating Cold War that pitted the nuclear arsenal of the United States against that of ... More

FrenemiesWhen Ideological Enemies Ally

Frenemies: When Ideological Enemies Ally

Mark L. Haas

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501761232
eISBN:
9781501761249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501761232.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book addresses policy-guiding puzzles such as: Why do international ideological enemies sometimes overcome their differences and ally against shared threats? Why, just as often, do such ... More

Galvanizing Nostalgia?Indigeneity and Sovereignty in Siberia

Galvanizing Nostalgia?: Indigeneity and Sovereignty in Siberia

Marjorie Mandelstam Balzer

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501759772
eISBN:
9781501759796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759772.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book explores critical questions for the survival of Russia in its nominally federal form. Will Russia fall apart along the lines of its internal republics, as did the Soviet Union? Based on ... More

How to Build a Global CityRecognizing the Symbolic Power of a Global Urban Imagination

How to Build a Global City: Recognizing the Symbolic Power of a Global Urban Imagination

Michele Acuto

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501759703
eISBN:
9781501759710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759703.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book considers the rise of a new generation of so-called global cities—Singapore, Sydney, and Dubai—and the power that this concept had in their ascent, in order to analyze the general ... More

Left in the CenterThe Liberal Party of New York and the Rise and Fall of American Social Democracy

Left in the Center: The Liberal Party of New York and the Rise and Fall of American Social Democracy

Daniel Soyer

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501759871
eISBN:
9781501759888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759871.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book shows the surprising relationship between Democratic socialism and mainstream American politics. Beginning in 1944 and lasting until 2002, the Liberal Party offered voters an ideological ... More

Mediterranean Capitalism RevisitedOne Model, Different Trajectories

Mediterranean Capitalism Revisited: One Model, Different Trajectories

Luigi Burroni, Emmanuele Pavolini, and Marino Regini (eds)

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501761072
eISBN:
9781501761096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501761072.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This book brings together leading experts on the political economies of southern Europe—specifically Greece, Italy, Spain, and Portugal—to closely analyze and explain the primary socioeconomic and ... More

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