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Toxic InjusticeA Transnational History of Exposure and Struggle

Toxic Injustice: A Transnational History of Exposure and Struggle

Susanna Rankin Bohme

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520278981
eISBN:
9780520959811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520278981.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

A history of the pesticide DBCP in the United States and Central America, Toxic Injustice explores the production of both health inequalities and resistance in late twentieth- and early ... More

The Tragic Tale of Claire Ferchaud and the Great War

The Tragic Tale of Claire Ferchaud and the Great War

Raymond Jonas

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520242975
eISBN:
9780520938281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520242975.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This is the moving and improbable story of Claire Ferchaud, a young French shepherdess who had visions of Jesus and gained national fame as a modern-day Joan of Arc at the height of World War I. ... More

Translating PropertyThe Maxwell Land Grant and the Conflict over Land in the American West, 1840-1900

Translating Property: The Maxwell Land Grant and the Conflict over Land in the American West, 1840-1900

Maria Montoya

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520227446
eISBN:
9780520926486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227446.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Although Mexico lost its northern territories to the United States in 1848, battles over property rights and ownership have remained intense. This turbulent, vividly narrated story of the Maxwell ... More

A Translucent MirrorHistory and Identity in Qing Imperial Ideology

A Translucent Mirror: History and Identity in Qing Imperial Ideology

Pamela KyleCrossley

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520215665
eISBN:
9780520928848
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520215665.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In this landmark exploration of the origins of nationalism and cultural identity in China, the author traces the ways in which a large, early modern empire of Eurasia, the Qing (1636–1912), ... 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

Tropics of SavageryThe Culture of Japanese Empire in Comparative Frame

Tropics of Savagery: The Culture of Japanese Empire in Comparative Frame

Robert Tierney

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520265783
eISBN:
9780520947665
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520265783.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This is a study of the figures and tropes of “savagery” in Japanese colonial culture. Through an analysis of literary works, ethnographic studies, and a variety of other discourses, the book ... More

The Two Eyes of the EarthArt and Ritual of Kingship between Rome and Sasanian Iran

The Two Eyes of the Earth: Art and Ritual of Kingship between Rome and Sasanian Iran

Matthew Canepa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520257276
eISBN:
9780520944572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257276.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This study examines a pivotal period in the history of Europe and the Near East. Spanning the ancient and medieval worlds, it investigates the shared ideal of sacred kingship that emerged in the late ... More

An Unfinished RepublicLeading by Word and Deed in Modern China

An Unfinished Republic: Leading by Word and Deed in Modern China

David Strand

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267367
eISBN:
9780520948747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267367.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This reading of China's twentieth-century political culture argues that the Chinese Revolution of 1911 engendered a new political life—one that began to free men and women from the inequality and ... More

The Unmaking of the Middle EastA History of Western Disorder in Arab Lands

The Unmaking of the Middle East: A History of Western Disorder in Arab Lands

Jeremy Salt

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255517
eISBN:
9780520934757
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255517.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Written for those who want to know more about the Middle East than the mainstream media is willing or able to tell, this book begins by examining a question that has been asked by numerous ... More

Untold History of RamenHow Political Crisis in Japan Spawned a Global Food Craze

Untold History of Ramen: How Political Crisis in Japan Spawned a Global Food Craze

George Solt

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520277564
eISBN:
9780520958371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277564.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Untold History of Rāmen is a study of the role of rāmen noodles in reproducing labor power and redefining the nation at key moments in the history of modern Japan. The shifting composition and ... More

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