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All Future Plunges to the PastJames Joyce in Russian Literature

All Future Plunges to the Past: James Joyce in Russian Literature

José Vergara

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501759901
eISBN:
9781501759925
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759901.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book explores how Russian writers from the mid-1920s on have read and responded to Joyce's work. The book uncovers the many roles Joyce has occupied in Russia over the last century, ... More

All Options on the TableLeaders, Preventive War, and Nuclear Proliferation

All Options on the Table: Leaders, Preventive War, and Nuclear Proliferation

Rachel Elizabeth Whitlark

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501760341
eISBN:
9781501760365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501760341.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

When is preventive war chosen to counter nuclear proliferation? This book looks beyond systemic and slow-moving factors such as the distribution of power. Instead, it highlights individual leaders' ... More

AntifascismThe Course of a Crusade

Antifascism: The Course of a Crusade

Paul Gottfried

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501759352
eISBN:
9781501759376
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759352.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book argues that current self-described antifascists are not struggling against a reappearance of interwar fascism, and that the Left that claims to be opposing fascism has little in common with ... More

Babaylan Sing BackPhilippine Shamans and Voice, Gender, and Place

Babaylan Sing Back: Philippine Shamans and Voice, Gender, and Place

Grace Nono

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501760082
eISBN:
9781501760112
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501760082.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book depicts the embodied voices of Native Philippine ritual specialists popularly known as babaylan. These ritual specialists are widely believed to have perished during colonial times, or to ... 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

Bridging the DivideWorking-Class Culture in a Middle-Class Society

Bridging the Divide: Working-Class Culture in a Middle-Class Society

Jack Metzgar

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501760310
eISBN:
9781501760334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501760310.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book attempts to determine the differences between working-class and middle-class cultures in the United States. The book's author writes as a now middle-class professional with a working-class ... More

The CarpathiansDiscovering the Highlands of Poland and Ukraine

The Carpathians: Discovering the Highlands of Poland and Ukraine

Patrice M. Dabrowski

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501759673
eISBN:
9781501759697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759673.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This book details how three highland ranges of the mountain system found in present-day Poland, Slovakia, and Ukraine were discovered for a broader regional public. This is a story of how the Tatras, ... More

Catastrophic SuccessWhy Foreign-Imposed Regime Change Goes Wrong

Catastrophic Success: Why Foreign-Imposed Regime Change Goes Wrong

Alexander B. Downes

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501761140
eISBN:
9781501761164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501761140.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book compiles all instances of regime change around the world over the past two centuries. In doing so, the book shows that regime change increases the likelihood of civil war and violent leader ... More

Counting DreamsThe Life and Writings of the Loyalist Nun Nomura Bōtō

Counting Dreams: The Life and Writings of the Loyalist Nun Nomura Bōtō

Roger K. Thomas

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501759994
eISBN:
9781501760013
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759994.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book tells the story of Nomura Bōtō, a Buddhist nun, writer, poet, and activist who joined the movement to oppose the Tokugawa Shogunate and restore imperial rule. Banished for her political ... More

Death, Power, and Apotheosis in Ancient EgyptThe Old and Middle Kingdoms

Death, Power, and Apotheosis in Ancient Egypt: The Old and Middle Kingdoms

Julia Troche

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501760150
eISBN:
9781501760174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501760150.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book uniquely considers how power was constructed, maintained, and challenged in ancient Egypt through mortuary culture and apotheosis, or how certain dead in ancient Egypt became gods. Rather ... More

Destination ElsewhereDisplaced Persons and Their Quest to Leave Postwar Europe

Destination Elsewhere: Displaced Persons and Their Quest to Leave Postwar Europe

Ruth Balint

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501760211
eISBN:
9781501760235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501760211.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book chronicles encounters between displaced persons in Europe and the Allied agencies who were tasked with caring for them after the Second World War. The struggle to define who was a displaced ... 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

Disaggregating China, Inc.State Strategies in the Liberal Economic Order

Disaggregating China, Inc.: State Strategies in the Liberal Economic Order

Yeling Tan

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501759635
eISBN:
9781501759659
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759635.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Set in the aftermath of China's entry into the World Trade Organization (WTO), this book questions the extent to which the liberal internationalist promise of membership has been fulfilled in China. ... More

Disenchanted WandererThe Apocalyptic Vision of Konstantin Leontiev

Disenchanted Wanderer: The Apocalyptic Vision of Konstantin Leontiev

Glenn Cronin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501760181
eISBN:
9781501760204
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501760181.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This book is the first comprehensive English-language study in over half a century of the life and ideas of Konstantin Nikolaevich Leontiev (1831–1891), one of the most important thinkers in ... 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

Faith in FreedomPropaganda, Presidential Politics, and the Making of an American Religion

Faith in Freedom: Propaganda, Presidential Politics, and the Making of an American Religion

Andrew R. Polk

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501759222
eISBN:
9781501759239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759222.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This book argues that the American civil religion so many have identified as indigenous to the founding ideology was, in fact, the result of a strategic campaign of religious propaganda. Far from ... More

The Filipino Migration ExperienceGlobal Agents of Change

The Filipino Migration Experience: Global Agents of Change

Mina Roces

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501760402
eISBN:
9781501760426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501760402.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book introduces a new dimension to the usual depiction of migrants as disenfranchised workers or marginal ethnic groups. The book suggests alternative ways of conceptualizing Filipino migrantsas ... More

Fluid RussiaBetween the Global and the National in the Post-Soviet Era

Fluid Russia: Between the Global and the National in the Post-Soviet Era

Vera Michlin-Shapir

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501760549
eISBN:
9781501760563
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501760549.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This book offers a new framework for understanding Russian national identity by focusing on the impact of globalization on its formation: something which has been largely overlooked. This approach ... More

Flying CamelotThe F-15, the F-16, and the Weaponization of Fighter Pilot Nostalgia

Flying Camelot: The F-15, the F-16, and the Weaponization of Fighter Pilot Nostalgia

Michael W. Hankins

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501760655
eISBN:
9781501760679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501760655.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book brings us back to the post-Vietnam era, when the US Air Force launched two new, state-of-the-art fighter aircraft: the F-15 Eagle and the F-16 Fighting Falcon. It was an era when debates ... 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

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