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Aging in Twentieth-Century Britain

Aging in Twentieth-Century Britain

Charlotte Greenhalgh

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520298781
eISBN:
9780520970809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298781.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

As the baby boom generation reaches retirement and old age, bringing unprecedented challenges, this study of aging could not be more timely. Historian Charlotte Greenhalgh examines ignored testimony ... More

Black Market CapitalUrban Politics and the Shadow Economy in Mexico City

Black Market Capital: Urban Politics and the Shadow Economy in Mexico City

Andrew Konove

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520293670
eISBN:
9780520966901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293670.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

For more than three hundred years, Mexico City’s Baratillo marketplace was synonymous with crime, vice, and the most disreputable elements of urban society. Despite countless attempts to disband it, ... More

Color Line and the Assembly LineManaging Race in the Ford Empire

Color Line and the Assembly Line: Managing Race in the Ford Empire

Elizabeth D. Esch

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520285378
eISBN:
9780520960886
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285378.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Between World Wars 1 and 2, the Ford Motor Company globalized its sales and production and, in the process, became an exporter of American race practices and what this transnational study calls ... More

Dear ChinaEmigrant Letters and Remittances, 1820-1980

Dear China: Emigrant Letters and Remittances, 1820-1980

Gregor Benton and Hong Liu

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520298415
eISBN:
9780520970540
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298415.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Qiaopi is the name given to the “silver letters” Chinese emigrants sent home in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. These letters-cum-remittances, which were entered into UNESCO’s Memory of the ... More

Eunuch and Emperor in the Great Age of Qing Rule

Eunuch and Emperor in the Great Age of Qing Rule

Norman A. Kutcher

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520297524
eISBN:
9780520969841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297524.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chinese eunuchs have long been an object of fascination, but shockingly little is known about them. Castrated so as to maintain the integrity of the imperial line by ensuring that any child born in ... More

Peyote EffectFrom the Inquisition to the War on Drugs

Peyote Effect: From the Inquisition to the War on Drugs

Alexander S. Dawson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520285422
eISBN:
9780520960909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285422.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Peyote has marked the boundary between the Indian and the West since it was outlawed by the Spanish Inquisition in 1620. For nearly four centuries, ecclesiastical, legal, scientific, and scholarly ... More

Security and TerrorAmerican Culture and the Long History of Colonial Modernity

Security and Terror: American Culture and the Long History of Colonial Modernity

Eli Jelly-Schapiro

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520295377
eISBN:
9780520968158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295377.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

When in 1492 Christopher Columbus set out for Asia but instead happened on the Bahamas, Cuba, and Hispaniola, his error inaugurated a specifically colonial modernity. This is, Security and Terror ... More

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