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Barbed-Wire ImperialismBritain's Empire of Camps, 1876-1903

Barbed-Wire Imperialism: Britain's Empire of Camps, 1876-1903

Aidan Forth

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520293960
eISBN:
9780520967267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293960.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Some of the world’s first refugee camps and concentration camps appeared in the British Empire in the late 19th century. Famine camps detained emaciated refugees and billeted relief applicants on ... More

Big SurThe Making of a Prized California Landscape

Big Sur: The Making of a Prized California Landscape

Shelley Alden Brooks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520294417
eISBN:
9780520967540
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294417.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Big Sur embodies much of what has defined California since the mid-twentieth century. A remote, inaccessible, and undeveloped pastoral landscape until 1937, Big Sur quickly became a cultural symbol ... More

Coastal SagePeter Douglas and the Fight to Save California's Shore

Coastal Sage: Peter Douglas and the Fight to Save California's Shore

Thomas J. Osborne

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520283084
eISBN:
9780520958913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283084.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

There are moments when we forget how fortunate we are to have the California coast. The state is home to 1,100 miles of uninterrupted coastline defined by long stretches of beach and jagged rocky ... More

Crime of NationalismBritain, Palestine, and Nation-Building on the Fringe of Empire

Crime of Nationalism: Britain, Palestine, and Nation-Building on the Fringe of Empire

Matthew Kraig Kelly

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520291485
eISBN:
9780520965256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291485.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Palestinian national movement gestated in the early decades of the twentieth century, but it was born in the Great Revolt of 1936–39, a period of sustained Arab protest against British policy in ... More

Destroying YemenWhat Chaos in Arabia Tells Us about the World

Destroying Yemen: What Chaos in Arabia Tells Us about the World

Isa Blumi

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520296138
eISBN:
9780520968783
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296138.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The objective of Destroying Yemen is to put South Arabia within a framework of analysis that permits new ways to explore the global transformations driven by “liberalism and market economics” during ... More

Flavors of EmpireFood and the Making of Thai America

Flavors of Empire: Food and the Making of Thai America

Mark Padoongpatt

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520293731
eISBN:
9780520966925
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293731.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Flavors of Empire examines the rise of Thai food and the way it shaped the racial and ethnic contours of Thai American identity and community. Mark Padoongpatt makes use of original archival research ... More

Global History of Sexual Science, 1880-1960

Global History of Sexual Science, 1880-1960

Veronika Fuechtner, Douglas E. Haynes, and Ryan M. Jones (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520293373
eISBN:
9780520966673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293373.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Starting in the late nineteenth century, scholars and activists all over the world suddenly began to insist that understandings of sex be based on science. As Japanese and Indian sexologists ... More

Great War and the Remaking of Palestine

Great War and the Remaking of Palestine

Salim Tamari

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520291256
eISBN:
9780520965102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291256.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This rich history of Palestine in the last decade of the Ottoman Empire reveals the nation emerging as a cultural entity engaged in a vibrant intellectual, political, and social exchange of ideas and ... More

Life of PaperLetters and a Poetics of Living Beyond Captivity

Life of Paper: Letters and a Poetics of Living Beyond Captivity

Sharon Luk

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520296237
eISBN:
9780520968820
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296237.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book explores the life-worlds sustained through letter correspondence within the evolution of racism and mass incarceration in California history. Across three cases, this investigation uncovers ... More

Sanitized SexRegulating Prostitution, Venereal Disease, and Intimacy in Occupied Japan, 1945-1952

Sanitized Sex: Regulating Prostitution, Venereal Disease, and Intimacy in Occupied Japan, 1945-1952

Robert Kramm

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520295971
eISBN:
9780520968691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295971.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Sanitized Sex analyzes the development of new forms of regulation concerning prostitution, venereal disease, and intimacy during the occupation of Japan after the Second World War, focusing on the ... More

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