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The Abbe Gregoire and the French RevolutionThe Making of Modern Universalism

The Abbe Gregoire and the French Revolution: The Making of Modern Universalism

Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241800
eISBN:
9780520931091
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241800.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In this age of globalization, the eighteenth-century priest and abolitionist Henri Grégoire has often been called a man ahead of his time. An icon of anti-racism, a hero to people from Ho Chi Minh to ... More

Admonitions on Governing the PeopleManual for All Administrators

Admonitions on Governing the People: Manual for All Administrators

Yagyong Chong

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520260917
eISBN:
9780520947702
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520260917.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This is an English translation of one of Korea’s most celebrated historical works, a pre-modern classic so well known to Koreans that it has inspired contemporary literature and television. Written ... More

The Aesthetics of Japanese Fascism

The Aesthetics of Japanese Fascism

Alan Tansman

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520245051
eISBN:
9780520943490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245051.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This wide-ranging study of Japanese cultural expression reveals how a particular, often seemingly innocent aesthetic sensibility—present in novels, essays, popular songs, film, and political ... More

Age of IrreverenceA New History of Laughter in China

Age of Irreverence: A New History of Laughter in China

Christopher Rea

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780520283848
eISBN:
9780520959590
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283848.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Age of Irreverence tells why China’s entry into the modern age was not just traumatic but also uproarious. As the Qing dynasty slumped toward extinction, prominent writers compiled jokes into ... More

American EmpireRoosevelt's Geographer and the Prelude to Globalization

American Empire: Roosevelt's Geographer and the Prelude to Globalization

Neil Smith

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230279
eISBN:
9780520931527
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230279.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

An American Empire, constructed over the last century, long ago overtook European colonialism, and it has been widely assumed that the new globalism it espoused took us “beyond geography.” This book ... More

An American LanguageThe History of Spanish in the United States

An American Language: The History of Spanish in the United States

Rosina Lozano

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520297067
eISBN:
9780520969582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297067.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

An American Language is a political history of the Spanish language in the United States. The nation has always been multilingual and the Spanish language in particular has remained as an important ... More

American Sexual CharacterSex, Gender, and National Identity in the Kinsey Reports

American Sexual Character: Sex, Gender, and National Identity in the Kinsey Reports

Miriam Reumann

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520238350
eISBN:
9780520930049
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238350.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

When Alfred Kinsey's massive studies Sexual Behavior in the Human Male and Sexual Behavior in the Human Female appeared in 1948 and 1953 respectively, their detailed data spurred an unprecedented ... More

Ana PaukerThe Rise and Fall of a Jewish Communist

Ana Pauker: The Rise and Fall of a Jewish Communist

Robert Levy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223950
eISBN:
9780520925083
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223950.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In her own day, Ana Pauker was named “The Most Powerful Woman in the World” by Time magazine. Today, when she is remembered at all, she is thought of as the puppet of Soviet communism in Romania, ... More

Apocalypse in RomeCola di Rienzo and the Politics of the New Age

Apocalypse in Rome: Cola di Rienzo and the Politics of the New Age

Ronald Musto

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233966
eISBN:
9780520928725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233966.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

On May 20, 1347, Cola di Rienzo overthrew without violence the turbulent rule of Rome's barons and the absentee popes. A young visionary and the best political speaker of his time, Cola promised Rome ... More

Arab FranceIslam and the Making of Modern Europe, 1798-1831

Arab France: Islam and the Making of Modern Europe, 1798-1831

Ian Coller

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520260641
eISBN:
9780520947542
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520260641.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Many think of Muslims in Europe as a twentieth-century phenomenon, but this book brings to life a lost community of Arabs who lived through war, revolution, and empire in early nineteenth-century ... More

Argentina's Missing BonesRevisiting the History of the Dirty War

Argentina's Missing Bones: Revisiting the History of the Dirty War

James P. Brennan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520297913
eISBN:
9780520970076
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297913.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Missing Bones: the ‘Dirty War ’in Córdoba examines the history of state terrorism during Argentina’s 1976—83 military dictatorship in a single place: the industrial city of Córdoba, Argentina’s ... More

ArmeniaPortraits of Survival and Hope

Armenia: Portraits of Survival and Hope

Donald Miller

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520234925
eISBN:
9780520929142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234925.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

A remarkable view of how geopolitics affects ordinary people, this book documents the lives of Armenians in the last two decades. Based on intimate interviews with 300 Armenians, it brings together ... More

Army of ShadowsPalestinian Collaboration with Zionism, 1917-1948

Army of Shadows: Palestinian Collaboration with Zionism, 1917-1948

Hillel Cohen

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252219
eISBN:
9780520933989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252219.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Inspired by stories he heard in the West Bank as a child, the author of this biook uncovers here a hidden history central to the narrative of the Israel-Palestine conflict but for the most part ... More

Assassination of a SaintThe Plot to Murder Óscar Romero and the Quest to Bring His Killers to Justice

Assassination of a Saint: The Plot to Murder Óscar Romero and the Quest to Bring His Killers to Justice

Matt Eisenbrandt and Benjamín Cuéllar

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520286795
eISBN:
9780520961890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286795.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In 1980, a death squad linked to business tycoons and military commanders murdered Archbishop Oscar Romero for denouncing widespread repression and poverty in El Salvador. Romero was known as the ... More

Assimilating SeoulJapanese Rule and the Politics of Public Space in Colonial Korea, 1910–1945

Assimilating Seoul: Japanese Rule and the Politics of Public Space in Colonial Korea, 1910–1945

Todd A. Henry

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520276550
eISBN:
9780520958418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276550.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Assimilating Seoul merges Korean history and Japanese history to uncover interactions obscured by conventional narratives centered on these two nation-states. The first monograph-length study of ... More

At the Dawn of ModernityBiology, Culture, and Material Life in Europe after the Year 1000

At the Dawn of Modernity: Biology, Culture, and Material Life in Europe after the Year 1000

David Levine

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220584
eISBN:
9780520923676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220584.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Looking at a neglected period in the social history of modernization, this book investigates the centuries that followed the year 1000, when a new kind of society emerged in Europe. New commercial ... More

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

Becoming "Japanese"Colonial Taiwan and the Politics of Identity Formation

Becoming "Japanese": Colonial Taiwan and the Politics of Identity Formation

Leo Ching

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225510
eISBN:
9780520925755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225510.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In 1895 Japan acquired Taiwan as its first formal colony after a resounding victory in the Sino-Japanese war. For the next fifty years, Japanese rule devastated and transformed the entire ... More

Becoming ChinesePassages to Modernity and Beyond

Becoming Chinese: Passages to Modernity and Beyond

Wen-hsin Yeh (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520219236
eISBN:
9780520924413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219236.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This volume evaluates the dual roles of war and modernity in the transformation of twentieth-century Chinese identity. The chapters argue that war, no less than revolution, deserves attention as a ... More

Before WildeSex between Men in Britain's Age of Reform

Before Wilde: Sex between Men in Britain's Age of Reform

Charles Upchurch

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520258532
eISBN:
9780520943582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520258532.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book examines changing perceptions of sex between men in early Victorian Britain, a significant yet surprisingly little explored period in the history of Western sexuality. Looking at the ... More

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