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Venice, the Tourist MazeA Cultural Critique of the World's Most Touristed City

Venice, the Tourist Maze: A Cultural Critique of the World's Most Touristed City

Robert Davis

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520238039
eISBN:
9780520937802
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238039.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

“The tourist Venice is Venice,” Mary McCarthy once observed—a sentiment very much in line with what is experienced by most of the fourteen million tourists who visit the city each year, but at the ... More

A Very Dangerous CitizenAbraham Lincoln Polonsky and the Hollywood Left

A Very Dangerous Citizen: Abraham Lincoln Polonsky and the Hollywood Left

Paul Buhle

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223837
eISBN:
9780520936928
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223837.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

When he was summoned before the House Committee on Un-American Activities in 1951, Abraham Lincoln Polonsky (1911–1999) was labeled “a very dangerous citizen” by Harold Velde, a congressman from ... More

Victor Considerant and the Rise and Fall of French Romantic Socialism

Victor Considerant and the Rise and Fall of French Romantic Socialism

Jonathan Beecher

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222977
eISBN:
9780520924727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222977.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book's study is both a lively life story of one of the most engaging figures among the French romantic intellectuals of the 1840s and a compelling chronicle of early French socialism. Victor ... More

VietnamState, War, and Revolution (1945–1946)

Vietnam: State, War, and Revolution (1945–1946)

David G. Marr

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780520274150
eISBN:
9780520954977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274150.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

David Marr's Vietnam: State, War, and Revolution approaches the events following the 1945 August Revolution in Vietnam with a fresh outlook on the nation's efforts to renounce its colonial past and ... More

Vietnam 1946How the War Began

Vietnam 1946: How the War Began

Stein Tonnesson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520256026
eISBN:
9780520944602
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520256026.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Based on multiarchival research conducted over almost three decades, this book tells how a few men set off a war that would lead to tragedy for millions. The author was one of the first historians to ... More

The War Come HomeDisabled Veterans in Britain and Germany, 1914-1939

The War Come Home: Disabled Veterans in Britain and Germany, 1914-1939

Deborah Cohen

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220089
eISBN:
9780520923522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220089.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Disabled veterans were the First World War's most conspicuous legacy. Nearly eight million men in Europe returned from the First World War permanently disabled by injury or disease. This book offers ... More

War, Memory, and the Politics of HumorThe Canard Enchaine  and World War I

War, Memory, and the Politics of Humor: The Canard Enchaine and World War I

Allen Douglas

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228764
eISBN:
9780520926943
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228764.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book features carnage and cannibalism, gender and cross-dressing, drunks and heroes, militarism and memory, all set against the background of World War I France. The book shows how a new satiric ... More

Waste of a White Skin

Waste of a White Skin

Tiffany Willoughby-Herard

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520280861
eISBN:
9780520959972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520280861.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This is an intellectual, political, and institutional history of scientific racist thought focused on the Carnegie Corporation’s antipoverty philanthropy with “poor whites” in South Africa ... More

Water and American GovernmentThe Reclamation Bureau, National Water Policy, and the West, 1902-1935

Water and American Government: The Reclamation Bureau, National Water Policy, and the West, 1902-1935

Donald Pisani

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230309
eISBN:
9780520927582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230309.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book's history of perhaps the boldest economic and social program ever undertaken in the United States—to reclaim and cultivate vast areas of previously unusable land across the country—shows in ... More

We Sell DrugsThe Alchemy of US Empire

We Sell Drugs: The Alchemy of US Empire

Suzanna Reiss

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520280779
eISBN:
9780520959026
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520280779.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This history of U.S.-led international drug control provides new perspective on the economic, ideological, and political foundations of a Cold War American empire. U.S. officials assumed the helm of ... More

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