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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

Arc of ContainmentBritain, the United States, and Anticommunism in Southeast Asia

Arc of Containment: Britain, the United States, and Anticommunism in Southeast Asia

Wen-Qing Ngoei

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501716409
eISBN:
9781501716423
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501716409.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book recasts the history of American empire in Southeast and East Asia from the Pacific War through the end of U.S. intervention in Vietnam. It argues that anticommunist nationalism in Southeast ... 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

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

The Democracy Development MachineNeoliberalism, Radical Pessimism, and Authoritarian Populism in Mayan Guatemala

The Democracy Development Machine: Neoliberalism, Radical Pessimism, and Authoritarian Populism in Mayan Guatemala

Nicholas Copeland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501736056
eISBN:
9781501736070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501736056.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

What forces hinder decolonization efforts on the neoliberal terrain? In the aftermath of a genocidal scorched earth campaign, Mayas in the town of San Pedro Necta encountered a formidable ... More

Earth EmotionsNew Words for a New World

Earth Emotions: New Words for a New World

Glenn Albrecht

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501715228
eISBN:
9781501715242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715228.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

'Earth Emotions' is an invitation to the reader to participate in the emergent global drama between the emotionally charged forces of creation and destruction. Both sets of emotions are needed for ... 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

No Longer NewsworthyHow the Mainstream Media Abandoned the Working Class

No Longer Newsworthy: How the Mainstream Media Abandoned the Working Class

Christopher Martin

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501735257
eISBN:
9781501735264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501735257.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Workers in the U.S. have been increasingly invisible since the late 1960s, as the news media shifted their focus to upscale audiences and lost sight of the American working class. This bookcharts the ... 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

The Politics of Social Inclusion and Labor RepresentationImmigrants and Trade Unions in the European Context

The Politics of Social Inclusion and Labor Representation: Immigrants and Trade Unions in the European Context

Heather Connolly, Miguel Martínez Lucio, and Stefania Marino

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501736575
eISBN:
9781501736599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501736575.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

The book explores the question of social inclusion and trade union responses to immigration in the European context, comparing the Netherlands, Spain and the United Kingdom. Drawing on in-depth ... More

Poppies, Politics, and PowerAfghanistan and the Global History of Drugs and Diplomacy

Poppies, Politics, and Power: Afghanistan and the Global History of Drugs and Diplomacy

James Tharin Bradford

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501738333
eISBN:
9781501738340
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501738333.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book explores the history of the Afghan drug trade during the 20th century, detailing how, and why, Afghan rulers struggled to balance the benefits of the Afghan drug trade, both legal and ... More

QuartersThe Accommodation of the British Army and the Coming of the American Revolution

Quarters: The Accommodation of the British Army and the Coming of the American Revolution

John McCurdy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501736605
eISBN:
9781501736612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501736605.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book examines the quartering of British soldiers in North America in the eighteenth century, using ideas of place to understand the political and social history of quartering. In colonial ... More

The Racial Politics of DivisionInterethnic Struggles for Legitimacy in Multicultural Miami

The Racial Politics of Division: Interethnic Struggles for Legitimacy in Multicultural Miami

Monika Gosin

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501738234
eISBN:
9781501738258
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501738234.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The Politics of Division deconstructs antagonistic discourses that circulated in local Miami press between African-Americans, “white” Cubans, and “black” Cubans during the 1980 Mariel Boatlift and ... 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

The Sexual Economy of WarDiscipline and Desire in the U.S. Army

The Sexual Economy of War: Discipline and Desire in the U.S. Army

Andrew Byers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501736445
eISBN:
9781501736452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501736445.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The book argues that concerns about sexuality were fundamental to how the U.S. Army managed its deployments and military occupations throughout the early decades of the twentieth century. Far from ... More

Small ArmsChildren and Terrorism

Small Arms: Children and Terrorism

Mia Bloom

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780801453885
eISBN:
9781501709425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453885.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Using child operatives provides terrorist organizations with the element of surprise. Small Arms assesses the growing phenomenon of children’s involvement in terrorist organizations. The book ... More

Sovereignty ExperimentsKorean Migrants and the Building of Borders in Northeast Asia, 1860-1945

Sovereignty Experiments: Korean Migrants and the Building of Borders in Northeast Asia, 1860-1945

Alyssa Park

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501738364
eISBN:
9781501738371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501738364.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book examines Korean migration and settlement in the Tumen valley, officials’ views of Korean migrants, and competing attempts by Korea, Russia (Soviet Union), China, and Japan to govern them in ... More

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