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Uruguay, 1968Student Activism from Global Counterculture to Molotov Cocktails

Uruguay, 1968: Student Activism from Global Counterculture to Molotov Cocktails

Vania Markarian, Eric Zolov, and Laura Pérez Carrara

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520290006
eISBN:
9780520964358
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290006.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book examines the creation of new conceptions of youth and politics during the Cold War era by focusing on the case of Uruguay in the 1960s. In this decade, a generation of Latin American youth ... More

Venice IncognitoMasks in the Serene Republic

Venice Incognito: Masks in the Serene Republic

James Johnson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267718
eISBN:
9780520948624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267718.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

“The entire town is disguised” declared a French tourist of eighteenth-century Venice. And, indeed, maskers of all ranks—nobles, clergy, imposters, seducers, con men—could be found mixing at every ... More

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

Vietnamese MosesPhiliphe Binh and the Geographies of Early Modern Catholicism

Vietnamese Moses: Philiphe Binh and the Geographies of Early Modern Catholicism

George E. Dutton

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520293434
eISBN:
9780520966697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293434.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book tells the story of an 18th-century Vietnamese Catholic priest who traveled from Tonkin to the Portuguese court in Lisbon to persuade its ruler to appoint a bishop for his community of ... 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

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