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Disease and DemocracyThe  Industrialized World Faces AIDS

Disease and Democracy: The Industrialized World Faces AIDS

Peter Baldwin

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520243507
eISBN:
9780520940796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243507.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book is a comparative analysis of how Western democratic nations have coped with AIDS. The book's exploration of divergent approaches to the epidemic in the United States and several European ... More

Divided RuleSovereignty and Empire in French Tunisia, 1881-1938

Divided Rule: Sovereignty and Empire in French Tunisia, 1881-1938

Mary Dewhurst Lewis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520279155
eISBN:
9780520957145
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520279155.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

When France captured Tunisia by force in 1881, it appeared to have wrested control of this semi-autonomous Ottoman province away from Italy and Great Britain, the other European countries vying for ... More

Domesticating the WorldAfrican Consumerism and the Genealogies of Globalization

Domesticating the World: African Consumerism and the Genealogies of Globalization

Jeremy Prestholdt

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520254244
eISBN:
9780520941472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254244.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book unsettles the idea of globalization as a recent phenomenon—and one driven solely by Western interests—by offering a new perspective on global interconnectivity in the nineteenth century. ... More

Empire in WavesA Political History of Surfing

Empire in Waves: A Political History of Surfing

Scott Laderman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520279100
eISBN:
9780520958043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520279100.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Surfing today invokes many things: thundering waves, warm beaches, bikinis, lifeguards, and carefree pleasure. But is the story of surfing really as simple as popular culture suggests? From American ... More

An Empire on DisplayEnglish, Indian, and Australian Exhibitions from the Crystal Palace to the Great War

An Empire on Display: English, Indian, and Australian Exhibitions from the Crystal Palace to the Great War

Peter Hoffenberg

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520218918
eISBN:
9780520922969
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520218918.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The grand exhibitions of the Victorian and Edwardian eras are the lens through which this book examines the economic, cultural, and social forces that helped define Britain and the British Empire. ... More

Hanoi's Road to the Vietnam War, 1954-1965

Hanoi's Road to the Vietnam War, 1954-1965

Pierre Asselin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520276123
eISBN:
9780520956551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276123.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

When Ho Chi Minh and the Communist leadership of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (DRVN) agreed to the 1954 Geneva accords, ending the eight-year Franco-Indochinese War, they never imagined that ... More

Images and EmpiresVisuality in Colonial and Postcolonial Africa

Images and Empires: Visuality in Colonial and Postcolonial Africa

Paul Landau and Susan Griffin (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520229488
eISBN:
9780520927292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229488.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Figurative images have long played a critical, if largely unexamined, role in Africa—mediating relationships between the colonizer and the colonized, the state and the individual, and the global and ... More

The Quest for the Lost NationWriting History in Germany and Japan in the American Century

The Quest for the Lost Nation: Writing History in Germany and Japan in the American Century

Sebastian Conrad

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520259447
eISBN:
9780520945814
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520259447.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This is a chronicle of Germany's and Japan's struggles to reclaim a defeated national past. The author compares the ways German and Japanese scholars revised national history after World War II in ... More

The Travels and Journal of Ambrosio Bembo

The Travels and Journal of Ambrosio Bembo

Ambrosio Bembo

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249387
eISBN:
9780520940130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249387.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In 1671, Ambrosio Bembo, a young nobleman bored with everyday life in Venice, decided to broaden his knowledge of the world through travel. That August he set off on a remarkable, occasionally ... More

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