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The Basque SerorasLocal Religion, Gender, and Power in Northern Iberia, 1550-1800

The Basque Seroras: Local Religion, Gender, and Power in Northern Iberia, 1550-1800

Amanda L. Scott

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501747496
eISBN:
9781501747519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747496.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This book explores the intersections between local community, women's work, and religious reform in early modern northern Spain. The book illuminates the lives of these uncloistered religious women, ... More

Competing GermaniesNazi, Antifascist, and Jewish Theater in German Argentina, 1933-1965

Competing Germanies: Nazi, Antifascist, and Jewish Theater in German Argentina, 1933-1965

Robert Kelz

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501739859
eISBN:
9781501739873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739859.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Following World War II, German antifascists and nationalists in Buenos Aires believed theater was crucial to their efforts at community-building, and each population devoted considerable resources to ... More

The Comstocks of Cornell-The Definitive Autobiography

The Comstocks of Cornell-The Definitive Autobiography

Anna Botsford Comstock

Karen Penders St. Clair (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501716270
eISBN:
9781501716294
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501716270.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book is the autobiography written by the naturalist educator Anna Botsford Comstock about her life and that of her husband, the entomologist John Henry Comstock—both prominent figures in the ... More

Constitutional Dysfunction on TrialCongressional Lawsuits and the Separation of Powers

Constitutional Dysfunction on Trial: Congressional Lawsuits and the Separation of Powers

Jasmine Farrier

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501702501
eISBN:
9781501744464
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702501.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In an original assessment of all three branches, this book reveals a new way in which the American federal system is broken. Turning away from the partisan narratives of everyday politics, the book ... More

Creating the Suburban School AdvantageRace, Localism, and Inequality in an American Metropolis

Creating the Suburban School Advantage: Race, Localism, and Inequality in an American Metropolis

John L. Rury

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748394
eISBN:
9781501748417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748394.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This book explains how American suburban school districts gained a competitive edge over their urban counterparts. It focuses on the period between 1950 and 1980, and presents a detailed study of ... More

Crippling LeviathanHow Foreign Subversion Weakens the State

Crippling Leviathan: How Foreign Subversion Weakens the State

Melissa M. Lee

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748363
eISBN:
9781501748387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748363.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Policymakers worry that “ungoverned spaces” pose dangers to security and development. Why do such spaces exist beyond the authority of the state? Earlier scholarship—which addressed this question ... More

The Frontier EffectState Formation and Violence in Colombia

The Frontier Effect: State Formation and Violence in Colombia

Teo Ballvé

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501747533
eISBN:
9781501747564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747533.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This book challenges the notion that in Urabá, Colombia, the cause of the region's violent history and unruly contemporary condition is the absence of the state. Although the book takes this locally ... More

The Future of ChangeHow Technology Shapes Social Revolutions

The Future of Change: How Technology Shapes Social Revolutions

Ray Brescia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748110
eISBN:
9781501748134
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748110.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book identifies a series of “social innovation moments” in American history. Through these moments—during which social movements have embraced advances in communications technologies—the book ... More

The Gathering StormEduardo Frei's Revolution in Liberty and Chile's Cold War

The Gathering Storm: Eduardo Frei's Revolution in Liberty and Chile's Cold War

Sebastián Hurtado-Torres

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501747182
eISBN:
9781501747205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747182.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This novel take on diplomatic history examines the involvement of the United States in Chile during the Eduardo Frei administration (1964–1970) and shows how the engagement between the two nations ... More

Greek Warfare beyond the PolisDefense, Strategy, and the Making of Ancient Federal States

Greek Warfare beyond the Polis: Defense, Strategy, and the Making of Ancient Federal States

David A. Blome

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501747526
eISBN:
9781501747625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747526.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book assesses the nature and broader significance of warfare in the mountains of classical Greece. Based on detailed reconstructions of four unconventional military encounters, the book argues ... More

The History of Starved Rock

The History of Starved Rock

Mark Walczynski

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748240
eISBN:
9781501748264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748240.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book provides an overview of the famous site in Utica, Illinois, from when European explorers first viewed the bluff in 1673 through to 1911, when Starved Rock became the centerpiece of ... More

The Hypocritical HegemonHow the United States Shapes Global Rules against Tax Evasion and Avoidance

The Hypocritical Hegemon: How the United States Shapes Global Rules against Tax Evasion and Avoidance

Lukas Hakelberg

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748011
eISBN:
9781501748035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748011.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book takes a close look at how US domestic politics affects and determines the course of global tax policy. Through an examination of recent international efforts to crack down on offshore tax ... More

Immigrant JapanMobility and Belonging in an Ethno-nationalist Society

Immigrant Japan: Mobility and Belonging in an Ethno-nationalist Society

Gracia Liu-Farrer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748622
eISBN:
9781501748646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748622.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Immigrant Japan? Sounds like a contradiction, but as this book shows, millions of immigrants make their lives in Japan, dealing with the tensions between belonging and not belonging in this ... More

Last SubwayThe Long Wait for the Next Train in New York City

Last Subway: The Long Wait for the Next Train in New York City

Philip Mark Plotch

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780801453663
eISBN:
9781501745034
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453663.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book is the fascinating and dramatic story behind New York City's struggle to build a new subway line under Second Avenue and improve transit services all across the city. The book reveals why ... More

The Man in the Dog ParkComing Up Close to Homelessness

The Man in the Dog Park: Coming Up Close to Homelessness

Cathy A. Small

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748783
eISBN:
9781501748806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748783.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book offers the reader a rare window into homeless life. Spurred by a personal relationship with a homeless man who became the book's co-author, the author takes a compelling look at what it ... More

More Than MedicineNurse Practitioners and the Problems They Solve for Patients, Health Care Organizations, and the State

More Than Medicine: Nurse Practitioners and the Problems They Solve for Patients, Health Care Organizations, and the State

LaTonya J. Trotter

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748141
eISBN:
9781501748172
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748141.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book chronicles the everyday work of a group of nurse practitioners (NPs) working on the front lines of the American health care crisis as they cared for four hundred African American older ... More

Nature beyond SolitudeNotes from the Field

Nature beyond Solitude: Notes from the Field

John Seibert Farnsworth

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501747281
eISBN:
9781501747298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747281.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

The field notes taken for this book are not only about nature, but from nature as well. The book lets the reader peer over the author'shoulder as he takes his notes. The reader follows him to a ... More

On an Empty StomachTwo Hundred Years of Hunger Relief

On an Empty Stomach: Two Hundred Years of Hunger Relief

Tom Scott-Smith

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748653
eISBN:
9781501748677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748653.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book examines the practical techniques humanitarians have used to manage and measure starvation, from Victorian “scientific” soup kitchens to space-age, high-protein foods. Tracing the evolution ... More

Paradox and RepresentationSilenced Voices in the Narratives of Nakagami Kenji

Paradox and Representation: Silenced Voices in the Narratives of Nakagami Kenji

Machiko Ishikawa

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501751943
eISBN:
9781501751967
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751943.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

How can the “voiceless” voice be represented? This primary question underpins this book's analysis of selected works by Buraku writer, Nakagami Kenji (1946–1992). In spite of his Buraku background, ... More

Platonism and NaturalismThe Possibility of Philosophy

Platonism and Naturalism: The Possibility of Philosophy

Lloyd P. Gerson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501747250
eISBN:
9781501747267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747250.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

In his third and concluding volume, the author presents an innovative account of Platonism, the central tradition in the history of philosophy, in conjunction with Naturalism, the “anti-Platonism” in ... More

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