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Tokyo VernacularCommon Spaces, Local Histories, Found Objects

Tokyo Vernacular: Common Spaces, Local Histories, Found Objects

Jordan Sand

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520275669
eISBN:
9780520956988
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275669.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Tokyo Vernacular examines how the megacity Tokyo acquired a historical identity in the late twentieth century. Through political activism in public squares, community movements, local history, urban ... More

The Tonadilla in PerformanceLyric Comedy in Enlightenment Spain

The Tonadilla in Performance: Lyric Comedy in Enlightenment Spain

Elisabeth Le Guin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520276307
eISBN:
9780520956902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276307.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The tonadilla was a comic lyric theater genre popular on the public stages of Madrid from approximately 1750 to 1815. Given between the acts of plays or operas, tonadillas used a handful of singers ... More

The Tour de FranceA Cultural History

The Tour de France: A Cultural History

Christopher Thompson

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520256309
eISBN:
9780520934863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520256309.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In this history of the world's most famous bicycle race, the author tells the story of the Tour de France from its creation in 1903 to the present. Weaving the words of racers, politicians, Tour ... More

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

Tracing the VeinsOf Copper, Culture, and Community from Butte to Chuquicamata

Tracing the Veins: Of Copper, Culture, and Community from Butte to Chuquicamata

Janet Finn

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520211360
eISBN:
9780520920071
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520211360.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This tale of two cities—Butte, Montana, USA; and Chuquicamata, Chile—traces the relationship of capitalism and community across cultural, national, and geographic boundaries. Combining social history ... More

Trade of the TricksInside the Magician's Craft

Trade of the Tricks: Inside the Magician's Craft

Graham Jones

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520270466
eISBN:
9780520950528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270466.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

From risqué cabaret performances to engrossing after-hours shop talk, this book offers an unprecedented look inside the secretive subculture of modern magicians. Entering the flourishing Paris magic ... 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

Transforming TerrorRemembering the Soul of the World

Transforming Terror: Remembering the Soul of the World

Karin LofthusCarrington (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251021
eISBN:
9780520949454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251021.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book offers a new paradigm for moving the world beyond violence as the first, and often only, response to violence. Through essays and poetry, prayers and meditations, it demonstrates that ... 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

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