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ABC SportsThe Rise and Fall of Network Sports Television

ABC Sports: The Rise and Fall of Network Sports Television

Travis Vogan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520292956
eISBN:
9780520966260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292956.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

The American Broadcasting Company division ABC Sports is behind some of network sports television’s most significant practices, personalities, and moments. It created the weekend anthology Wide World ... More

Animal EthosThe Morality of Human-Animal Encounters in Experimental Lab Science

Animal Ethos: The Morality of Human-Animal Encounters in Experimental Lab Science

Lesley A. Sharp

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520299245
eISBN:
9780520971059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520299245.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

What are the moral challenges and consequences of animal research in academic laboratory settings? Animal Ethos considers how the inescapable needs of lab research necessitate interspecies encounters ... More

Body and DesireGregory of Nyssa's Ascetical Theology

Body and Desire: Gregory of Nyssa's Ascetical Theology

Raphael A. Cadenhead

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297968
eISBN:
9780520970106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297968.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Although the reception of the Eastern father Gregory of Nyssa has varied over the centuries, the past few decades have witnessed a profound awakening of interest in his thought, particularly in ... More

Braided WatersEnvironment and Society in Molokai, Hawai'i

Braided Waters: Environment and Society in Molokai, Hawai'i

Wade Graham

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520298590
eISBN:
9780520970656
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298590.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This book sheds new light on the relationship between environment and society by charting the history of Hawaii's Molokai island over a thousand-year period of repeated settlement. From the arrival ... More

Coral WhisperersScientists on the Brink

Coral Whisperers: Scientists on the Brink

Irus Braverman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520298842
eISBN:
9780520970830
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298842.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Coral Whisperers captures a key moment in the history of coral reef science and of environmental conservation at large. Drawing on more than one hundred interviews,the book documents the physical, ... More

Electrical PalestineCapital and Technology from Empire to Nation

Electrical Palestine: Capital and Technology from Empire to Nation

Fredrik Meiton

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520295889
eISBN:
9780520968486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295889.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Like electricity, political power travels through physical materials whose properties govern its flow. Electrical Palestine charts the construction of Palestine’s electric grid in the interwar period ... More

Foundational FilmsEarly Cinema and Modernity in Brazil

Foundational Films: Early Cinema and Modernity in Brazil

Maite Conde

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520290983
eISBN:
9780520964884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290983.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The first screening of films in Brazil took place on July 8, 1896. Journalists immediately praised the movies’ modernity and their progressive dimensions. Their commentaries support the commonly held ... More

From a Trickle to a TorrentEducation, Migration, and Social Change in a Himalayan Valley of Nepal

From a Trickle to a Torrent: Education, Migration, and Social Change in a Himalayan Valley of Nepal

Geoff Childs and Namgyal Choedup

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520299511
eISBN:
9780520971219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520299511.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

What happens to a community when the majority of young people move away for education? In Nubri, an ethnic Tibetan enclave in the highlands of Nepal, educational migration (the sending of children to ... More

Fruits of the CrossPassiontide Music Theater in Habsburg Vienna

Fruits of the Cross: Passiontide Music Theater in Habsburg Vienna

Robert L. Kendrick

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297579
eISBN:
9780520969872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297579.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera

This study of some sixty-odd Italian-language music-theater pieces for Holy Week in seventeenth-century Vienna addresses the issues of Habsburg dynastic piety, memory and commemoration, Passion ... More

Global History of Gold Rushes

Global History of Gold Rushes

Benjamin Mountford and Stephen Tuffnell (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520294547
eISBN:
9780520967588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294547.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

Nothing set the world in motion like gold. Gold rushes accelerated the global circulation of people, goods, capital, and technologies that transformed settler societies around the world. Yet they are ... More

How the Shopping Cart Explains Global Consumerism

How the Shopping Cart Explains Global Consumerism

Andrew Warnes

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520295285
eISBN:
9780520968097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295285.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The book argues that the invention and popularization of the shopping cart from the 1940s onward provided the final link in the chain for the new system of industrialized food flow. First in the ... More

Humanitarianism and Mass MigrationConfronting the World Crisis

Humanitarianism and Mass Migration: Confronting the World Crisis

Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297128
eISBN:
9780520969629
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297128.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The world is witnessing a rapid rise in the number of victims of human trafficking and of migrants—voluntary and involuntary, internal and international, authorized and unauthorized. In the first two ... More

King and the Other AmericaThe Poor People's Campaign and the Quest for Economic Equality

King and the Other America: The Poor People's Campaign and the Quest for Economic Equality

Sylvie Laurent

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520288560
eISBN:
9780520963436
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288560.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Did the Civil rights movement of the Fifties and Sixties fail to address economic issues and to grasp that class, beyond just race, was the main cleavage and the greater hindrance in American ... More

La Traviata AffairOpera in the Age of Apartheid

La Traviata Affair: Opera in the Age of Apartheid

Hilde Roos

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520299887
eISBN:
9780520971516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520299887.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera

Opera, race, and politics during apartheid South Africa form the foundation of this historiographic work on the Eoan Group, a so-called colored cultural organization that performed opera in the Cape. ... More

Life Lived in ReliefHumanitarian Predicaments and Palestinian Refugee Politics

Life Lived in Relief: Humanitarian Predicaments and Palestinian Refugee Politics

Ilana Feldman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520299627
eISBN:
9780520971288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520299627.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Palestinian refugees’ experience of displacement is among the lengthiest in history. Life Lived in Relief explores this community’s engagement with humanitarian assistance over a seventy-year period ... More

Life without LeadContamination, Crisis, and Hope in Uruguay

Life without Lead: Contamination, Crisis, and Hope in Uruguay

Daniel Renfrew

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520295469
eISBN:
9780520968240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295469.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Drawing on political ecology and science studies perspectives, Life without Lead examines the social, political, and environmental dimensions of a devastating lead-poisoning epidemic. Lead became ... More

Lives in TransitViolence and Intimacy on the Migrant Journey

Lives in Transit: Violence and Intimacy on the Migrant Journey

Wendy A. Vogt

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520298545
eISBN:
9780520970625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298545.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Propelled by structural conditions of violence and everyday insecurity, each year tens of thousands of people from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador leave their homes in search of a more secure ... More

Lost ChildhoodsPoverty, Trauma, and Violent Crime in the Post-Welfare Era

Lost Childhoods: Poverty, Trauma, and Violent Crime in the Post-Welfare Era

Michaela Soyer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520296701
eISBN:
9780520969087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296701.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Lost Childhoods focuses on the life-course histories of thirty young men serving time in the adult prison system in Pennsylvania for crimes they committed when they were minors. The narratives of ... More

Love, Inc.Dating Apps, the Big White Wedding, and Chasing the Happily Neverafter

Love, Inc.: Dating Apps, the Big White Wedding, and Chasing the Happily Neverafter

Laurie Essig

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520295018
eISBN:
9780520967922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295018.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In Love, Inc., Laurie Essig argues that love is not all we need. As the future became less secure—with global climate change and the transfer of wealth to the few—Americans became more romantic. ... More

Mortal DoubtTransnational Gangs and Social Order in Guatemala City

Mortal Doubt: Transnational Gangs and Social Order in Guatemala City

Anthony W. Fontes

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297081
eISBN:
9780520969599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297081.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Twenty years since the end of Central America’s longest and bloodiest civil war, Guatemala City is dominated by both the fact and fear of out-of-control crime. In powerful, haunting prose, Mortal ... More

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