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American CatholicThe Politics of Faith During the Cold War

American Catholic: The Politics of Faith During the Cold War

D. G. Hart

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501700576
eISBN:
9781501751981
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700576.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This book places the rise of the United States' political conservatism in the context of ferment within the Roman Catholic Church. How did Roman Catholics shift from being perceived as un-American to ... More

Anti-Christian Violence in India

Anti-Christian Violence in India

Chad M. Bauman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501750687
eISBN:
9781501751431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750687.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Does religion cause violent conflict, this book asks, and if so, does it cause conflict more than other social identities? Through an extended history of Christian–Hindu relations, with particular ... More

Behind the TimesVirginia Woolf in Late-Victorian Contexts

Behind the Times: Virginia Woolf in Late-Victorian Contexts

Mary Jean Corbett

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752469
eISBN:
9781501752483
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752469.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Virginia Woolf, throughout her career as a novelist and critic, deliberately framed herself as a modern writer invested in literary tradition but not bound to its conventions; engaged with politics ... More

Bernard of ClairvauxAn Inner Life

Bernard of Clairvaux: An Inner Life

Brian Patrick McGuire

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751042
eISBN:
9781501751554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751042.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This intimate portrait of one of the Middle Ages' most consequential men, delves into the life of Saint Bernard of Clairvaux to offer a refreshing interpretation that finds within this grand ... More

Black Market BusinessSelling Sex in Northern Vietnam, 1920-1945

Black Market Business: Selling Sex in Northern Vietnam, 1920-1945

Christina Elizabeth Firpo

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752650
eISBN:
9781501752674
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752650.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book is a grassroots social history of the clandestine market for sex in colonial Tonkin. It explores the ways in which sex workers, managers, and clients evaded the colonial regulation system ... More

Bowling for CommunismUrban Ingenuity at the End of East Germany

Bowling for Communism: Urban Ingenuity at the End of East Germany

Andrew Demshuk

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751660
eISBN:
9781501751684
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751660.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This book illuminates how civic life functioned in Leipzig, East Germany's second-largest city, on the eve of the 1989 revolution by exploring acts of “urban ingenuity” amid catastrophic urban decay. ... More

Buffalo at the CrossroadsThe Past, Present, and Future of American Urbanism

Buffalo at the Crossroads: The Past, Present, and Future of American Urbanism

Peter H. Christensen (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501749766
eISBN:
9781501749797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749766.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book is a diverse set of twelve cutting-edge chapters that highlight the outsized importance of Buffalo, New York, within the story of American urbanism. The chapters consider the history of ... More

Chicago's Industrial DeclineThe Failure of Redevelopment, 1920-1975

Chicago's Industrial Decline: The Failure of Redevelopment, 1920-1975

Robert Lewis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752629
eISBN:
9781501752643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752629.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

This book charts the city's decline since the 1920s and describes the early development of Chicago's famed (and reviled) growth machine. Beginning in the 1940s and led by local politicians, downtown ... More

China and the End of Global Silver, 1873-1937

China and the End of Global Silver, 1873-1937

Austin Dean

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752407
eISBN:
9781501752421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752407.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In the late nineteenth century, as much of the world adopted some variant of the gold standard, China remained the most populous country still using silver. Yet China had no unified national ... More

Cinema and the Cultural Cold WarUS Diplomacy and the Origins of the Asian Cinema Network

Cinema and the Cultural Cold War: US Diplomacy and the Origins of the Asian Cinema Network

Sangjoon Lee

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752315
eISBN:
9781501752322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752315.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book explores the ways in which postwar Asian cinema was shaped by transnational collaborations and competitions between newly independent and colonial states at the height of Cold War politics. ... More

Civilizational ImperativesAmericans, Moros, and the Colonial World

Civilizational Imperatives: Americans, Moros, and the Colonial World

Oliver Charbonneau

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501750724
eISBN:
9781501750731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750724.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book reveals the little-known history of the United States' colonization of the Philippines' Muslim South in the early twentieth century. Often referred to as Moroland, the Sulu Archipelago and ... More

Collaborative Anthropology TodayA Collection of Exceptions

Collaborative Anthropology Today: A Collection of Exceptions

Dominic Boyer and George E. Marcus (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501753343
eISBN:
9781501753374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501753343.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

As multisited research has become mainstream in anthropology, collaboration has gained new relevance and traction as a critical infrastructure of both fieldwork and theory, enabling more ambitious ... More

Comrades BetrayedJewish World War I Veterans under Hitler

Comrades Betrayed: Jewish World War I Veterans under Hitler

Michael Geheran

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751011
eISBN:
9781501751035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751011.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

At the end of 1941, six weeks after the mass deportations of Jews from Nazi Germany had begun, Gestapo offices across the Reich received an urgent telex from Adolf Eichmann, decreeing that all ... More

Confronting DesirePsychoanalysis and International Development

Confronting Desire: Psychoanalysis and International Development

Ilan Kapoor

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751721
eISBN:
9781501751738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751721.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

By applying psychoanalytic perspectives to key themes, concepts, and practices underlying the development enterprise, this book offers a new way of analyzing the problems, challenges, and ... More

Crafting HistoryArchiving and the Quest for Architectural Legacy

Crafting History: Archiving and the Quest for Architectural Legacy

Albena Yaneva

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751820
eISBN:
9781501751837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751820.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

What constitutes an archive in architecture? What forms does it take? What epistemology does it perform? What kind of craft is archiving? This book provides answers and offers insights on the ... More

Cry of Murder on BroadwayA Woman's Ruin and Revenge in Old New York

Cry of Murder on Broadway: A Woman's Ruin and Revenge in Old New York

Julie Miller

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751486
eISBN:
9781501751509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751486.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This book shows how a woman's desperate attempt at murder came to momentarily embody the anger and anxiety felt by many people at a time of economic and social upheaval and expanding expectations for ... More

Decolonizing PalestineHamas between the Anticolonial and the Postcolonial

Decolonizing Palestine: Hamas between the Anticolonial and the Postcolonial

Somdeep Sen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752735
eISBN:
9781501752766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752735.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book rejects the notion that liberation from colonialization exists as a singular moment in history when the colonizer is ousted by the colonized. Instead, it considers the case of the ... More

DesertionTrust and Mistrust in Civil Wars

Desertion: Trust and Mistrust in Civil Wars

Théodore McLauchlin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752940
eISBN:
9781501752964
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752940.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book examines the personal and political factors behind soldiers' choices to stay in their unit or abandon their cause. The book explores what might spur widespread desertion in a given group, ... More

Detestable and Wicked ArtsNew England and Witchcraft in the Early Modern Atlantic World

Detestable and Wicked Arts: New England and Witchcraft in the Early Modern Atlantic World

Paul B. Moyer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751059
eISBN:
9781501751066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751059.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This book places early New England's battle against black magic in a transatlantic perspective. The book provides an accessible and comprehensive examination of witch prosecutions in the Puritan ... More

Diagnosing DissentHysterics, Deserters, and Conscientious Objectors in Germany during World War One

Diagnosing Dissent: Hysterics, Deserters, and Conscientious Objectors in Germany during World War One

Rebecca Ayako Bennette

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751202
eISBN:
9781501751226
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751202.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Although physicians during World War I, and scholars since, have addressed the idea of disorders such as shell shock as inchoate flights into sickness by men unwilling to cope with war's privations, ... More

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