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Secret Cures of Slaves Divine Variations
A Practical Education People, Plants, and Medicine in the How Christian Thought Became
Why Liberal Arts Majors Make Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World Racial Science
Great Employees Londa Schiebinger Terence Keel
Randall Stross In this book, Londa Schiebinger Divine Variations offers a new account
examines medicine and human of the development of scientific
A Practical Education investigates
experimentation in the Atlantic ideas about race. Covering the last
the real-world work experiences of
World, exploring the circulation three centuries of scientific thought
liberal arts majors in Silicon Valley
of people, disease, plants, and and debate, Terence Keel reveals the
to demonstrate how multi-capable
knowledge between Europe, Africa, persistent links between pre-modern
these graduates are in the workforce.
and the Americas. She traces the Christian thought and contemporary
Randall Stross weaves personal
development of a colonial medical scientific perceptions of human differ-
stories about the undergraduate years
complex from the 1760s, when a ence. Despite modern biologys ostensible
and first job searches together with
robust experimental culture shift towards scientific naturalism,
discussion of the historical rise of
emerged in the British and French objectivity, and value neutrality,
professional schools, the longstanding
West Indies, to the early 1800s, contemporary scientific theories of
contention between engineering and
when debates raged about banning race are not a departure from but,
the liberal arts, and the recent popularity
the slave trade and, eventually, slavery rather, an extension of Christian
of computer science education to trace
itself. Massive mortality among intellectual history. Keel demonstrates
the evolution in thinking about how
enslaved Africans and European that Christian ideas about creation,
to prepare students for professional
planters, soldiers, and sailors fueled ancestry, and universalism helped
futures. As institutions of higher
the search for new healing tech- form the basis of modern accounts
learning are called on to justify the
niques. Amerindian, African, and of human biodiversity. By drawing
merits of the liberal arts,A Practical
European knowledges competed to connections between Christian
Educationreminds readers that
cure diseases, but not all knowledge thought and scientific racial thinking,
the most useful training for an
was equal. Highlighting the violence this book challenges the notion of
unknowable future is the preparation
and fear endemic to colonial science and religion as mutually
of a liberal education.
struggles, Schiebinger explores how exclusive intellectual domains.
The need for critical thinking and and why specific knowledges were
liberal artseducated leaders is more blocked, discredited, or held secret. Divine Variations offers us insight-
relevant than ever. An engaging ful new ways of thinking about the
perspective on this crucial topic that A vital contribution to the dynamic historical relations between science and
proves that investment in the humanities new wave of research on science and religion.
pays dividends in the long run. slavery in the Atlantic world. Peter Harrison,
David Kalt, James Delbourgo, author of The Territories of
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N I S E I N AY S AY E R
J A M E S M AT S U M O T O O M U R A , E D I T E D B Y A R T H U R A . H A N S E N

THE MEMOIR

O F M I L I TA N T

J A PA N E S E A M E R I C A N

JOURNALIST

JIMMIE OMURA

Contraceptive Diplomacy Nisei Naysayer NOW IN PAPERBACK

Reproductive Politics and Imperial The Memoir of Militant The Long Afterlife of Nikkei
Ambitions in the United States Japanese American Journalist Wartime Incarceration
and Japan Jimmie Omura Karen M. Inouye
Aiko Takeuchi-Demirci James Matsumoto Omura This book reexamines one of the
This book turns to the history of Edited by Arthur A. Hansen darkest chapters in North American
the birth control movement in the Among the fiercest opponents of historythe imprisonment of U.S.
United States and Japan to interpret the mass incarceration of Japanese and Canadian citizens of Japanese
the struggle for hegemony in the Americans during World War II was descent during World War IIand
Pacific through the lens of trans- James Jimmie Matsumoto Omura, a the long shadow these events con-
national feminism. Aiko Takeuchi- newspaper editor who fearlessly called tinue to cast. While many consider
Demirci follows the relationship out leaders in the Nikkei community wartime incarceration an isolated
between two iconic birth control for what he saw as their complicity historical moment, Karen M. Inouye
activists, Margaret Sanger and with the U.S. governments unjust and shows how internment and the
Ishimoto Shizue, as well as other unconstitutional policies. In 1944, suspension of rights have continued
intellectuals and policymakers, Omura was indicted, arrested, jailed, to impact political discourse and
to make sense of the complex and forced to stand trial for unlawful public policies in both the United
transnational exchanges occurring conspiracy to counsel, aid, and abet States and Canada long after their
around contraception. The birth violations of the military draft. He supposed political and legal reversal.
control movement facilitated U.S. was among the first Nikkei to seek This book addresses the mechanisms
expansionism, exceptionalism, and governmental redress and reparations by which injustice can transform
anti-communist policy and was for wartime violations of civil liberties both its victims and its perpetrators,
welcomed in Japan as a hallmark and human rights. Edited and with an detailing the dangers of suspending
of modernity. Within this trans- introduction by Arthur A. Hansen, rights during times of crisis as
national context, Takeuchi-Demirci Omuras memoir provides a firsthand well as the opportunities for more
draws connections between birth account of Japanese American war- empathetic agency.
control activism and the history of time resistance. A moving and original account of
eugenics, racism, and imperialism. how the trauma of wartime incar-
Offering new insight into Omuras
A fascinating study of transnational controversial sedition trial, Nisei ceration unexpectedly turned victims
feminism and international policy Naysayer reveals the depth of Omuras into passionate advocates for human
that yields an exciting new frontier commitment to constitutionalism and rights and social change.
for transnational histories. freedom of the press. Christopher Lee,
University of British Columbia
Barbara Molony, Lane Ryo Hirabayashi,
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In 1952, the Hill family was held
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building project, tracing the role of in their suburban Philadelphia
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racialized national categories. She subject of international media
considers depictions of Chineseness coverage, including a best-selling
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and visual culture, as well as archival wood adaptation, and an article
documents and Brazilian and Qing in Life. Newsworthy is the story of
dynasty diplomatic correspondence. their story, the media firestorm
The book begins during the second that ensued, and their legal fight
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the transitional period when enslaved exposure. Their ordeal led to a
labor became unfree laboran critically important Supreme Court
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laborers were excluded from Brazilian approach to privacy and freedom
nation-building efforts while Japanese of the press. Drawing on personal
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rogates how Chinese and Japanese material, Samantha Barbas weaves
imperial ambitions and Asian together a fascinating account of
ethnic supremacy reinforced Brazils the rise of American media and the
whitening project. Mandarin Brazil publics ongoing love-hate affair with
contributes to a new conversation in the press.
Latin American and Asian American
A fascinating journey back to a
cultural studies, one that considers transformative moment in Supreme
Asian diasporic histories and racial Court history.
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UNITED STATES 5
Haunting History Archaeology of Babel The Experimental Imagination
For a Deconstructive The Colonial Foundation Literary Knowledge and Science in
Approach to the Past of the Humanities the British Enlightenment
Ethan Kleinberg Siraj Ahmed Tita Chico
This book argues for a deconstructive For more than three decades, Challenging the two cultures
approach to the practice and writ- preeminent scholars in comparative debate, The Experimental Imagination
ing of history at a moment when literature and postcolonial studies tells the story of how literariness
available forms for writing and have called for a return to philology came to be distinguished from
publishing are undergoing radical as the indispensable basis of critical science as a source of truth about
transformation. Ethan Kleinberg method in the humanities. Against the natural and social worlds in the
explores the legacy and impact such calls, this book argues that the British Enlightenment. Tita Chico
of deconstruction on American privilege philology has always shows that early science relied on
historical work; the current enjoyed within the modern humani- what she calls literary knowledge to
fetishization of lived experience, ties silently reinforces a colonial present its experimental findings.
materialism, and the real; new hierarchy. Tracing an unacknowledged More radically, she contends that sci-
trends in philosophy of history; history that extends from British ence was made intellectually possible
and the persistence of ontological Orientalist Sir William Jones to because its main discoveries and
realism as the dominant mode of Palestinian American intellectual technologies could be articulated in
thought for conventional historians. Edward Said and beyond, Archaeology literary terms. While early scientists
Arguing that this ontological realist of Babel reveals the extent to which deployed metaphor to describe the
mode of thinking is reinforced by even postcolonial studies and phenomena they defined, literary
current analog publishing practices, European philosophy are the progeny writers used scientific metaphors to
Kleinberg advocates for a haunto- of colonial rule. It unearths the make the case for the epistemological
logical approach to history that alternate concepts of language and superiority of literary knowledge.
follows the work of Jacques Derrida literature that were lost along the With its recourse to imagination
and embraces a past that is at way and issues a call for humanists as a more reliable source of truth
once present and absent, available to reckon with the politics of philo- than any empirical account, literary
and restricted, rather than a fixed logical practices. knowledge facilitates a redefinition
and static snapshot of a moment An important, scintillating study of authority and evidence, as well
in time. that deserves a wide interdisciplinary as of the self and society, implicitly
readership, Archaeology of Babel articulating the difference that would
MERIDIAN: CROSSING AESTHETICS reappraises the historical roots of come to distinguish the arts and
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6 INTELLECTUAL HISTORY
Sediments of Time Transparency in Georg Simmel and the
On Possible Histories Postwar France Disciplinary Imaginary
Reinhart Koselleck A Critical History of the Present Elizabeth S. Goodstein
Translated and Edited by Stefanos Geroulanos An internationally famous philoso-
Sean Franzel and This book offers a panorama of post- pher and best-selling author during
Stefan-Ludwig Hoffmann war French thought where attempts his lifetime, Georg Simmel has
Sediments of Time features the most to show the perils of transparency been marginalized in contemporary
important essays by renowned in politics, ethics, and knowledge intellectual and cultural history. This
German historian Reinhart Koselleck led to major conceptual inventions. neglect belies his groundbreaking
not previously available in English, Between 1945 and 1985, academics, role in revealing the theoretical
several of them essential to his theory artists, revolutionaries, and state significance of phenomenainclud-
of history. The volume sheds new functionaries spoke of transparency ing money, gender, urban life, and
light on Kosellecks crucial concerns, in pejorative terms. Associating it technologythat subsequently
including his theory of sediments with the prying eyes of totalitarian became established arenas of inquiry
of time; his theory of historical governments, they undertook a critical in cultural theory. It further ignores
repetition, duration, and acceleration; project against itin education, his philosophical impact on thinkers
his encounters with philosophical policing, social psychology, economic as diverse as Benjamin, Musil, and
hermeneutics and political and legal policy, and the management of Heidegger. Integrating intellectual
thought; his concern with the limits information. Focusing on Sartre, biography, philosophical interpreta-
of historical meaning; and his views Lacan, Canguilhem, Lvi-Strauss, tion, and a critical examination of
on historical commemoration, Leroi-Gourhan, Foucault, Derrida, the history of academic disciplines,
including that of the Second World and others, this book explores the this book restores Simmel to his
War and the Holocaust. A critical work of ethicists, who proposed that rightful place as a major figure and
preface addresses some of the chal- individuals are transparent neither challenges the frameworks through
lenges and potentials of Kosellecks to each other nor to themselves, and which his contributions to modern
reception in the Anglophone world. philosophers, who clamored for new thought have been at once remem-
epistemological foundations. bered and forgotten.
Koselleck put the concepts of experi-
ence, waiting, and repetition at the This extremely impressive semiotic This book does more than contribute
center of his thought. In the midst history challenges us to think about to our understanding of a major
of todays intellectual confusion, his texts, their contexts, and our present modern thinker: it offers a fascinating
work presents a major benchmark. in fascinating new ways. analysis of knowledge formation at
Franois Hartog, Camille Robcis,
the turn to the twentieth century.
author of Regimes of Historicity Cornell University Michael Jennings,
Princeton University
CULTURAL MEMORY IN THE PRESENT CULTURAL MEMORY IN THE PRESENT
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INTELLECTUAL HISTORY 7
The Courtesan and the Gigolo Money, Power, and Influence NOW IN PAPERBACK

The Murders in the Rue Montaigne in Eighteenth-Century The Virtues of Abandon


and the Dark Side of Empire in Lithuania An Anti-Individualist History of
Nineteenth-Century Paris The Jews on the Radziwi Estates the French Enlightenment
Aaron Freundschuh Adam Teller Charly Coleman
The intrigue began with a triple Focusing on the late feudal economy In eighteenth-century France, a
homicide in a luxury apartment of the eighteenth-century Polish- vitriolic struggle was being waged
just steps from the Champs-Elyses, Lithuanian Commonwealth, Adam over the question of ownershipof
in March 1887. Newspapers Teller shows that Jews achieved property, of position, even of person-
eagerly reported the lurid details, extraordinary economic success by hood. Those who championed mans
and when the police arrested identifying and exploiting economic possession of material, spiritual, and
Enrico Pranzini, a charismatic niches in the pre-modern economy existential goods faced the successive
and handsome Egyptian migrant, in particular, the monopoly on the assaults of radical Christian mystics,
the story became an international sale of grain alcohol. Teller presents an philosophical materialists, and
sensation. As the case descended entirely new analysis of the economic political revolutionaries. The Virtues
into scandal and papers fanned the and social structures of the magnate of Abandon traces the aims and
flames of anti-immigrant politics, estate, examining the numerous roles activities of these three seemingly
the investigation became thoroughly Jews played within them. Jewish disparate groups, and the current of
enmeshed with the political climate economic activity was encouraged anti-individualism that permeated
of the French Third Republic and because it greatly enhanced the theology, philosophy, and politics
the rise of xenophobic movements. income and the social and political throughout the period.
Aaron Freundschuhs account of status of the noble magnates, including Charly Coleman has written an
the Pranzini Affair deftly weaves the powerful Radziwi family. In elegant and wide-ranging book of
together the sensational details of return, Jews were able to leverage their originality and learning. It is carefully
the case with the social and political economic success into elevated status researched and freshly thought and is
undercurrents of the time, arguing unafraid to draw connections across
in estate society. seemingly disparate bodies of material,
that the racially charged portrayal of
Groundbreaking. One of the finest tacking against the winds of prevailing
Pranzini provides a window into the scholarly assumptions.
studies ever written about the
history of immigration, nationalism, dynamics involved in Jews integration Darrin M. McMahon,
and empire in France. into a particular economic system. H-France Review
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8 EUROPE
Risen from Ruins The Plunder Risky Shores
The Cultural Politics of The 1898 Anti-Jewish Riots Savagery and Colonialism
Rebuilding East Berlin in Habsburg Galicia in the Western Pacific
Paul Stangl Daniel Unowsky George Behlmer
Risen from Ruins combines In the spring of 1898, thousands of Spanning three centuriesfrom
political analysis with spatial and peasants and townspeople in western Captain James Cooks death on a
architectural history to examine the Galicia rioted against their Jewish Hawaiian beach in 1779 to the end
urban landscape of East Berlin from neighbors. Jewish-owned homes of World War II in 1945this book
the end of World War II until the and businesses were ransacked and considers the category of the savage
construction of the Berlin Wall. Fol- looted, and Jews were assaulted, in the context of British Empire in
lowing the destruction of the war, threatened, and humiliated, though the Western Pacific, reassessing the
decision makers balanced historic not killed. Seeking to make sense conduct of Islanders and the English-
preservation against the opportunity of this violence and its aftermath, speaking strangers who encountered
to model the Socialist future and The Plunder examines the circulation them. Sensationalized depictions of
reject the example of the Nazi of antisemitic ideas within Galicia Melanesian savages as cannibals and
dictatorship through architecture against the political backdrop headhunters created a unifying sense
and urban design. The political and of the Habsburg state. Daniel of Britishness during the nineteenth
ideological agenda of East German Unowsky sees the 1898 anti-Jewish and early twentieth centuries. George
elites and the ruling Socialist Unity riots as evidence not of Galician Behlmer argues that Britains early
Party (SED) had a profound effect backwardness and barbarity, but of visitors to the Pacificmainly cartog-
on the built environment. Paul a late nineteenth-century Europe raphers and missionarieswielded
Stangls analysis expands our under- reeling from economic, cultural, and the notion of savagery to objectify
standing of urban planning, historic political transformations wrought by and marginalize native populations
preservation, and Socialist Realism mass politics, literacy, industrializa- and, later, to emphasize the fragility of
in East Berlin. tion, capitalist agriculture, and indigenous cultures. Behlmer by turns
An impressively researched book, government expansion. Through considers cannibalism, headhunting,
Risen from Ruins provides a com- its nuanced analysis of the riots as missionary activity, the labor trade,
prehensive analysis of the politics of a form of exclusionary violence, and Westerners preoccupation with
urban space in East Berlin. A book this book offers new insights into the perceived primitiveness of in-
of great breadth and depth, it the upsurge of the antisemitism that digenous cultures, arguing that British
deserves a wide readership among accompanied the emergence of mass representations of savagery were not
scholars of memory, urban space, politics in Europe at the turn of the merely straightforward expressions of
and Soviet Communism.
twentieth century. colonial power, but also belied home-
Michael Meng, grown fears of social disorder.
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Letters to the Contrary What Is a Border? Desert Borderland
A Curated History of the UNESCO Manlio Graziano The Making of Modern Egypt
Human Rights Survey and Libya
The fall of the Berlin Wall, symbol
Edited and Introduced by of the bipolar order that emerged Matthew H. Ellis
Mark Goodale after World War II, seemed to Desert Borderland investigates the
Foreword by Samuel Moyn inaugurate an age of ever fewer historical processes that transformed
The Universal Declaration of borders. The liberalization and political identity in the easternmost
Human Rights (UDHR) has long integration of markets, the creation reaches of the Sahara Desert in
served as the foundation for the of vast free-trade zones, and the the half century before World War
protection of human rights around birth of a new political and mon- I. Throughout these decades, a
the world. Historians and human etary union in Europe, for instance, heightened awareness of distinctive
rights scholars have claimed that all appeared to point in that Egyptian and Ottoman Libyan
the UDHR was influenced by direction. Only thirty years later, territorial spheres developed despite
UNESCOs 194748 global survey though, boundaries and borders any clear-cut boundary markers or
of intellectuals, theologians, and are expanding in number and cartographic evidence. National ter-
cultural and political leaders, a survey being reintroduced in places where ritoriality was not imposed; rather,
that supposedly revealed a universal they had virtually been abolished. it developed through a complex and
consensus on human rights. The fact that borders have made a multilayered process of negotiation
comeback, warns Manlio Graziano, with local groups motivated by their
Based on meticulous archival does not mean that they will re- own local conceptions of space,
research, Letters to the Contrary solve any problems. His geopoliti- sovereignty, and political belonging.
revises and enlarges the conven- cal history and analysis draws our By the early twentieth century,
tional understanding of UNESCOs attention to the ground shifting distinctive Egyptian and Libyan
human rights survey. Mark Goodale under our feet in the present and territorial domains emergedwhat
uncovers a historical record filled allows us to speculate on what would ultimately become the modern
with letters and responses that might happen in the future. nation-states of Egypt and Libya.
were omitted, polite refusals to
respond, and outright rejections of StanfordBRIEFS Desert Borderlandoffers a compelling
challenge to conventional wisdom and
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10 WORLD MIDDLE EAST


Brothers Apart Impossible Exodus Mandatory Separation
Palestinian Citizens of Israel Iraqi Jews in Israel Religion, Education, and Mass
and the Arab World Orit Bashkin Politics in Palestine
Maha Nassar Between 1949 and 1951, 123,000 Suzanne Schneider
When the state of Israel was estab- Iraqi Jews immigrated to the newly Mandatory Separation examines how
lished in 1948, not all Palestinians established Israeli state. Lacking the colonial, Zionist, and Palestinian-
became refugees: some stayed resources to absorb them all, the Muslim leaders developed competing
behind. But relegated to second-class Israeli government resettled them views of religious education during
status, Palestinian citizens of Israel in transit camps, relegating them the formative period of British rule.
were cut off from those on the other to poverty. Rather than returning The British Mandatory government
side of the Green Line. Brothers to a homeland as native sons, Iraqi supported religious education as
Apart is the first book to reveal Jews were newcomers in a foreign a supposed antidote to nationalist
how Palestinian intellectuals forged place. Impossible Exodus tells their passions at the precise moment
transnational connections through story. Faced with ill treatment and when the administrative, pedagogic,
written texts and engaged with discrimination from state officials, and curricular transformation of
contemporaneous decolonization Iraqi Jews resisted: they joined Israeli religious schooling rendered it a
movements throughout the Arab political parties, demonstrated in vital tool for Zionist and Palestinian
word. Maha Nassar reexamines the streets, and fought for the leaders. This study of their policies
these intellectuals as the subjects, education of their children, leading and practices illuminates the tensions,
not objects, of their own history, and a civil rights struggle whose legacy similarities, and differences among
brings to life their perspectives on a continues to influence contemporary these diverse educational and political
fraught political environment. Her debates in Israel. Orit Bashkin sheds philosophies, revealing the lasting
readings not only deprovincialize the light on their everyday lives and significance of these debates for
Palestinians of Israel, but write them their determination in a new coun- thinking about religion and political
back into Palestinian, Arab, and try, uncovering their long, painful identity in the modern Middle East.
global history. transformation from Iraqi to Israeli. Mandatory Separation sheds welcome
An outstanding work of social and Marvelously clear-eyed and light on a crucial aspect of the British
cultural history. compassionate. Orit Bashkin gives Mandate for Palestine, education for
these people voice, agency, and sympa- mass politics among both Jews and
Elliott Colla,
Georgetown University thetic understanding. Muslims. Schneider exposes some
Roger Owen,
of the essential foundation for the
STANFORD STUDIES IN MIDDLE Harvard University decades of conflict in Palestine and
EASTERN AND ISLAMIC SOCIETIES Israel. An important and timely work.
AND CULTURES STANFORD STUDIES IN MIDDLE
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Language, Power, and Law Ottoman Mediterranean Partners of the Empire


in Ottoman Administrative The Crisis of the Ottoman Order
Joshua M. White
Discourses in the Age of Revolutions
From the 1570s into the eighteenth
Heather L. Ferguson Ali Yaycioglu
century, nowhere was more inviting
The natural order of the state to pirates than the Ottoman- Partners of Empire offers a radical
was an early modern mania for dominated eastern Mediterranean. rethinking of the Ottoman Empire
the Ottoman Empire: the ideals of This is the first book to examine in the eighteenth and early nine-
proper order, stability, and social Mediterranean piracy from the teenth centuries, when the empire
harmony were integral to the Ottoman perspective, focusing on faced political crises, institutional
legitimization of Ottoman power. the administrators, diplomats, jurists, shakeups, and popular insurrec-
As Ottoman territory grew, so too and victims who had to contend tions. Drawing on original archival
did its network of written texts used most with maritime violence. sources, Ali Yaycioglu uncovers the
to define and supplement imperial Pirates churned up a sea of paper patterns of political actionthe
authority in the empires disparate in their wake: letters, petitions, making and unmaking of coalitions,
provinces. With this book, Heather court documents, legal opinions, forms of building and losing power,
L. Ferguson studies how this textual ambassadorial reports, travel accounts, and public opinions. He shows that
empire created a unique vision of captivity narratives, and vast numbers the Ottoman transformation was not
Ottoman legal and social order. of decrees attest to their impact on a linear transition; rather, it involved
The Proper Order of Things offers lives and livelihoods. Joshua M. many crossing paths, as well as
the story of an empire, told through White plumbs the depths of these dead-ends, all of which offered a rich
the shifting written vocabularies uncharted, frequently uncatalogued repertoire of governing possibilities
of power. Ferguson transcends the waters, revealing how piracy shaped to be followed, reinterpreted, or
question of what these documents both the Ottoman legal space and the ultimately forgotten.
said, revealing instead how their contours of the Mediterranean world. This book not only fills an important
formulation of the proper order of gap in early modern Middle Eastern
Through his exhaustive examina-
things configured the state itself. tion of the Ottoman legal strategies history, but it teaches a lesson about
to confront violence at sea, Joshua writing world history. Ali Yaycioglu
The Proper Order of Thingsinvites offers the most conclusive corrective
us to rethink Ottoman empire- White gives us the first cogent defini-
tion of the Ottoman Mediterranean to the still often-heard argument that
building with its capacity to codify, representative institutions are a
categorize, and monopolize symbolic in the early modern period.
foreign import to the Middle East.
violence. A brilliant book. Molly Greene,
Princeton University Baki Tezcan,
Ali Yaycioglu, University of California, Davis
Stanford University 376 pages, 2017
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When the War Came Home The Charity of War Khartoum at Night
The Ottomans Great War and the Famine, Humanitarian Aid, and Fashion and Body Politics in
Devastation of an Empire World War I in the Middle East Imperial Sudan
Yiit Akn Melanie S. Tanielian Marie Grace Brown
The Ottoman Empire was unprepared Beirut did not see direct combat In the first half of the twentieth
for the massive conflict of World in World War I, yet the city was century, a pioneering generation of
War I. The empires statesmen placed incontestably war-stricken. The young women exited their homes and
unprecedented hardships onto the Charity of War tells how the Otto- entered public space, marking a new
shoulders of the Ottoman people: man home front grappled with total era for womens civic participation
mass conscription, a state-controlled war and how it sought to mitigate in northern Sudan. Khartoum at
economy, widespread food shortages, starvation and sickness through Night is the first English-language
and ethnic cleansing. When the War relief activities: in Beiruts municipal history of these womens lives,
Came Home reveals the catastrophic institutions, in its philanthropic and examining how their experiences of
impact of this global conflict on religious organizations, in interna- the British Empire from 19001956
ordinary Ottomans and shows how the tional agencies, and in the homes of were expressed on and through their
horrors of war brought home, paired the citys residents. This local history bodies. It weaves together the threads
with the empires growing demands reveals a dynamic politics of provi- of womens education and activism,
on its people, fundamentally reshaped sioning that was central to civilian medical midwifery, urban life, con-
interactions between Ottoman civilians, experiences in the war, as well as sumption, and new behaviors of dress
the military, and the state writ broadly. to the Middle Eastern political land- and beauty to reconstruct the worlds
Ultimately, Yiit Akn argues that even scape that emerged post-war. Tracing of politics and pleasure in which
as the empire lost the war on the these responses to the conflict, early twentieth-century Sudanese
battlefield, it was the destructiveness Melanie S. Tanielian demonstrates women lived.
of the Ottoman states wartime policies World War Is immediacy far from Marie Grace Brown completely
on the home front that led to the the European trenches, in a place reorients the history of Sudan.
empires disintegration. where war was a socio-economic Exploring the nationalism and political
A critical breakthrough in the study and political process rather than a acumen of northern Sudanese women,
of the First World War. The books military event. she adds important, original insights of
artful prose makes it an engaging the gendered history of Africa and the
An important work that contributes Middle East. Deeply researched and
read for both students and scholars to our broader understanding of the
of the war. gracefully written, Khartoum at Night
origins of modern humanitarianism is a brilliant work.
Ryan Gingeras, in the Middle East and beyond.
Naval Postgraduate School Eve Trout Powell,
Keith David Watenpaugh, University of Pennsylvania
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MIDDLE EAST 13
A Taste for Home Hotels and Highways Ungovernable Life
The Modern Middle Class in The Construction of Modernization Mandatory Medicine and
Ottoman Beirut Theory in Cold War Turkey Statecraft in Iraq
Toufoul Abou-Hodeib Begm Adalet Omar Dewachi
The home is a quintessentially The early decades of the Cold War Iraqi governments once invested in
quotidian topic, yet one at the presented seemingly boundless cultivating Iraqs medical doctors
center of global concerns. For opportunity for the construction as agents of statecraft. But in recent
middle-class residents of late of laboratories of American years, this has been reversed as
nineteenth- and early twentieth- society abroad. With this book, thousands of Iraqi doctors have left
century Beirut, these debates Begm Adalet reveals how Turkey the country in search of security
took on critical importance. became both the archetypal model and careers abroad. Ungovernable
Drawing from rich archivesfrom of modernization and an active Life presents the untold story of the
advertisements and catalogs to partner for its enactment. In track- rise and fall of Iraqi mandatory
previously unstudied government ing the growth and transmission medicineand of the destruction
documentsA Taste for Home of modernization as a theory and of Iraq itself. It illustrates how
places the middle-class home at in practice in Turkey, Hotels and imperial modes of governance,
the intersection of local and global Highways offers not only a specific from the British Mandate to the U.S.
transformations. Transcending history of a postwar development interventions, have been contested,
class-based aesthetic theories and model that continues to influence maintained, and unraveled through
static notions of Westernization our world, but a widely relevant medicine and healthcare. Omar
alike, this book offers a cultural consideration of how theoretical Dewachi challenges common
history of late Ottoman Beirut debates take shape in practice. accounts of Iraqs alleged political
that is at once global in the widest Hotels and Highways gives a clear unruliness and ungovernability,
sense of the term and local enough understanding how U.S. hegemony bringing forth a deeper understand-
to enter the most private of spaces. was conceived and implemented in ing of how medicine and power
Toufoul Abou-Hodeib illuminates the aftermath of World War II and shape life.
the complex tensions between the how thorough and decisive was its
domination. Anybody interested A remarkable and original analysis
public and the private, taste and of the modern history of Iraq through
identity, consumption and ethics, in twentieth-century experiences of
modernity and U.S. power will need its medical institutions and practices,
the modern and the authentic. A from their close involvement in state
fundamental contribution to the to read this book.
formation and function to the un-
social history of the Middle East. Reat Kasaba, raveling of governance under wars,
University of Washington
A. Holly Shissler, sanctions, and invasions.
University of Chicago STANFORD STUDIES IN MIDDLE Sami Zubaida,
EASTERN AND ISLAMIC SOCIETIES Birkbeck, University of London
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14 MIDDLE EAST
Aurangzeb Elusive Lives Violence and Order on the
The Life and Legacy of Indias Gender, Autobiography, and the Chengdu Plain
Most Controversial King Self in Muslim South Asia The Story of a Secret Brotherhood in
Audrey Truschke Siobhan Lambert-Hurley Rural China, 19391949
The Mughal emperor Aurangzeb Muslim South Asia is widely thought Di Wang
Alamgir is one of the most hated of as a culture that idealizes female In 1939, residents of a rural village
men in Indian history. Reviled as anonymity. However, Siobhan near Chengdu watched as Lei
a religious fanatic who violently Lambert-Hurley highlights an elusive Mingyuan, a member of a violent
oppressed Hindus, he is even strand of female autobiographical secret society known as the Gowned
blamed for setting into motion writings dating back several centuries, Brothers, executed his teenage
conflicts that resulted in the creation arguing that these women were daughter. Six years later, Shen
of a separate Muslim state in South consciously rejecting their muted Baoyuan, a sociology student at
Asia. In her lively overview of his existence. She offers their voices Yenching University, arrived in the
life and influence, Audrey Truschke as evidence of a new lens through town to conduct fieldwork on the
offers a clear-eyed perspective on which to study the neglected genre of society. She got to know Lei Mingyuan
the debate over Aurangzeb and Muslim South Asian autobiography and his family, recording many rare
makes the case for why his maligned more generally. The book is based insights about the murder and the
legacy deserves to be reassessed. She on texts from the sixteenth century Gowned Brothers inner workings.
evaluates Aurangzeb not by modern to the present, drawing on materials Using the filicide as a starting point
standards but according to the tra- from Muslim communities all over to examine the history, culture, and
ditions and values of his own time, the Indian subcontinentpresent-day organization of the Gowned Broth-
painting a picture of Aurangzeb as Pakistan and Bangladesh, Delhi, ers, Di Wang offers nuanced insights
a complex figure whose relationship Bombay, Calcutta, Rampur, Bhopal, into the structures of local power in
to Islam was dynamic, strategic, and Hyderabad, and Mysore. Drawing 1940s rural Sichuan. Moreover, he
sometimes contradictory. This book on a wide array of well over 200 examines the influence of Western
invites students of South Asian his- original texts in numerous languages, sociology and anthropology on the
tory and religion into the world of the Lambert-Hurley uncovers patterns way intellectuals in the Republic of
Mughal Empire, framing the debate across time and place. In doing so, she China perceived rural communities.
on Aurangzebs impact and legacy in works towards a theoretical model for By studying the complex relationship
accessible and engaging terms. reading gender, autobiography, and between the Gowned Brothers and
A fresh, balanced, and much-needed the self in texts that have long defied the Chinese Communist Party,
survey of one of the most controver- Euro-American analysis. he offers a unique perspective on
sial figures in Indian history. SOUTH ASIA IN MOTION Chinas transition to socialism.
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ASIA 15
Forgotten Disease Poisonous Pandas State-Sponsored Inequality
Illnesses Transformed in Chinese Cigarette Manufacturing The Banner System and Social
Chinese Medicine in Critical Historical Perspectives Stratification in Northeast China
Hilary A. Smith Edited by Matthew Kohrman, Shuang Chen
Around the turn of the twentieth Gan Quan, Liu Wennan, and This book explores the social
century, disorders that Chinese Robert N. Proctor economic processes of inequality
physicians had been writing about Over the last fifty years, transna- in nineteenth- and early-twentieth-
for over a millennium acquired tional tobacco companies and their century rural China, wherein the state
new identities in Western medicine. allies have fueled a tripling of the classified immigrants to the county of
Hilary A. Smith argues that privileg- worlds annual consumption of Shuangcheng into distinct categories,
ing these later sources misrepresents cigarettes. At the forefront is the each associated with different land
what traditional Chinese doctors China National Tobacco Corpora- entitlements. The resulting patterns
were seeing and doing, creating tion, now producing forty percent of wealth stratification and social
an unfair view of their medicine as of cigarettes sold globally. What hierarchy were both challenged and
inferior. Drawing on sources ranging has enabled the manufacturing of reinforced by the local population.
from early Chinese classics to modern cigarettes in China to flourish even The tensions built into unequal land
scientific research, Smith traces the amidst public condemnation of entitlements shaped the identities of
history of one representative case, smoking? In Poisonous Pandas, an immigrant groups, persisting even
foot qi, from the fourth century to the interdisciplinary group of scholars after unequal state entitlements were
present day. She examines the shifting removed. This book also sheds light
comes together to tell that story.
meanings of disease over time, show- on the many parallels between the
They offer novel portraits of people
ing that each transformation reflects stratification system in nineteenth-
within the Chinese polity who
the social, political, intellectual, and century Shuangcheng and structural
have experimentally revamped the
economic environment. inequality in contemporary China.
countrys pre-Communist cigarette
The writing of the history of diseases supply chain and fitfully expanded A rare and highly original contribu-
has played a crucial but often invisible its political, economic, and cultural tion to the studies of community
role in shaping Chinese medicine as influence. These portraits cut against formation and social stratification in
we know it today. Forgotten Disease human history. This book is destined
challenges the dominant historiography the grain of what contemporary
tobacco-control experts typically to become a new reference for
with great insights. understanding Chinese society, past
study, opening a vital new window
Sean Hsiang-lin Lei, and present.
Academia Sinica, Taiwan on the global tobacco industry.
Wang Feng,
STUDIES OF THE WALTER H. University of California, Irvine
STUDIES OF THE WEATHERHEAD
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The Politics of Rights and the Goddess on the Frontier A World Trimmed with Fur
1911 Revolution in China Religion, Ethnicity, and Gender Wild Things, Pristine Places, and
in Southwest China the Natural Fringes of Qing Rule
Xiaowei Zheng
Megan Bryson Jonathan Schlesinger
Chinas 1911 Revolution was a
momentous political transformation. This book argues that the Dali In the eighteenth and nineteenth
Its leaders, however, were not regions encounters with forces centuries, unprecedented consumption
rebellious troublemakers on the beyond region and nation have exhausted Chinas most precious natural
periphery of imperial order, but a influenced the goddess Baijies resources. The Qing court registered
powerful political and economic many gendered forms. Dali sits at and arrested poachers, reformed territo-
elite deeply entrenched in local the cultural crossroads of Southeast rial rule, and redefined the boundary
society, with imperially sanctioned Asia, India, and Tibet. Megan between the pristine and the corrupted.
cultural credentials. The revolution Bryson argues that Baijie provided This book uses Manchu and Mongolian
they spearheaded produced a new, a regional identity that enabled archives to reveal how Qing rule wit-
democratic political culture that Dali to position itself geopolitically nessed not the destruction of unspoiled
enshrined national sovereignty, and historically. environments, but their invention.
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principles. Based upon previously
untapped Qing and Republican Borderland Capitalism Luxurious Networks
sources, this book is a nuanced and Turkestan Produce, Qing Silver, Salt Merchants, Status, and Statecraft
colorful chronicle of the revolution. and the Birth of an Eastern Market in Eighteenth-Century China
Xiaowei Zheng explores the ideas Kwangmin Kim Yulian Wu
that motivated the revolution, the
This book offers a dynamic revision- Luxurious Networks examines Huizhou
popularization of those ideas, and
ist account of the history of the Qing salt merchants in the material world of
their animating impact on the
Empire in Central Asia. Kwangmin High Qing China to reveal a dynamic
Chinese people at large.
Kim shows how Muslim notables interaction between people and objects.
A major contribution to the histori- (begs) aligned themselves with These wealthy businessmen played a
ography of the 1911 Revolution, this the Qing to strengthen their own crucial role in the political, economic,
book illuminates the events leading to plantation-like economic system. social, and cultural world of eighteenth-
the birth of the Chinese republic.
As controllers of food and many century China. Their life experiences
Li Huaiyin, 0ther resources, the begs had the illustrate the dynamic relationship
University of Texas at Austin
political power to dictate the fortunes between the Manchu and Han, central
432 pages, January 2018 of governments in the region. and local, and humans and objects in
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ASIA 17
Bad Rabbi Jewish Salonica Holocaust Memory in
And Other Strange but True Between the Ottoman Empire the Digital Age
Stories from the Yiddish Press and Modern Greece Survivors Stories and New
Eddy Portnoy Devin E. Naar Media Practices
An underground history of Touted as the Jerusalem of the Jeffrey Shandler
downwardly mobile Jews, Bad Rabbi Balkans, the Mediterranean port This book explores the nexus of
exposes the seamy underbelly of city of Salonica was once home to new media and memory practices,
pre-WWII New York and Warsaw. the largest Sephardic Jewish com- raising questions about how
With true stories plucked from the munity in the world. The collapse of digital technologies continue to
pages of the Yiddish papers, Eddy the Ottoman Empire and the citys influence the nature of Holocaust
Portnoy introduces us to the drunks, incorporation into Greece in 1912 memorialization. Through an
thieves, murderers, wrestlers, poets, provoked a major upheaval that in-depth study of the largest and
and beauty queens whose misadven- compelled Salonicas Jews to rei- most widely available collection
tures were immortalized in print. magine their community and status of videotaped interviews with
Theres the Polish rabbi blackmailed as citizens of a nation-state. Jewish survivors and other witnesses to
by an American widow, mass brawls Salonica is the first book to tell the the Holocaust, the University of
at weddings and funerals, a psychic story of this tumultuous transition Southern California Shoah
who specialized in locating missing through the voices and perspectives Foundations Visual History
husbands, and violent gangs of of Salonican Jews as they forged Archive, Jeffrey Shandler weighs
Jewish mothers on the prowlin a new place for themselves in the possibilities and challenges
short, not quite the Jews youd Greek society. brought about by digital forms of
expect. One part Isaac Bashevis Richly documented and a pleasure public memory. Shandler not only
Singer, one part Jerry Springer, to read, this study offers a compel- considers the Archive as a whole,
this irreverent, unvarnished, and ling account of how the Sephardic but also looks closely at individual
frequently hilarious compendium Jews of Salonica experienced the survivors stories, focusing on
of stories provides a window into an transition from being subjects of the narrative, language, and spectacle
unknown Yiddish world that was. multi-ethnic, multi-religious Otto-
man empire to living as a minority to understand how Holocaust
Portnoys book is undomesticated in the Greek nation-state. A must- remembrance is mediated.
history; it is a time machine to an read for anyone interested in the A must-read for anyone viewing,
eradicated past; it is pure pleasure. history of this unique community. teaching, or writing about
Luc Sante, Matthias Lehmann, Holocaust video testimony.
author of Low Life: Lures University of California, Irvine
and Snares of Old New York James E. Young,
400 pages, 2016 University of
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18 STANFORD STUDIES IN JEWISH HISTORY AND CULTURE


A SERIES EDITED BY DAVID BIALE AND SARAH ABREVAYA STEIN
Homes Away from Home Confessions of the Shtetl The Merchants of Oran
Jewish Belonging in Twentieth- Converts from Judaism in Imperial A Jewish Port at the Dawn
Century Paris, Berlin, and Russia, 18171906 of Empire
St. Petersburg Ellie R. Schainker Joshua Schreier
Sarah Wobick-Segev Over the course of the nineteenth The Merchants of Oran weaves
In pre-emancipation Europe, most century, some 84,500 Jews in imperial together the history of a Mediter-
Jews followed Jewish law most of Russia converted to Christianity. ranean port city with the lives of
the time, but by the turn of the Ellie R. Schainker explores their Orans Jewish mercantile elite during
twentieth century, a new secular day-to-day world, including the the transition to French colonial
Jewish identity had begun to take social, geographic, religious, and rule. On the eve of Frances long
shape. Homes Away from Home economic links among converts, and brutal invasion of Algeria, Oran
tells the story of Ashkenazi Jews as Christians, and Jews. Confessions of owed much of its commercial vitality
they made their way in European the Shtetl narrates converts tales of to the success of its Jewish merchants.
society in the late nineteenth and love, desperation, and fear, tracing But by the 1840s, French policies
twentieth centuries, focusing on the the uneasy contest between religious began collapsing Orans diverse
Jewish communities of Paris, Berlin, choice and collective Jewish identity Jewish inhabitants into a single social
and St. Petersburg. At a time of in tsarist Russia. Based on extensive category, legally separating Jews from
growing political enfranchisement research with conversion files in their Muslim neighbors and creating
for Jews within European nations, imperial Russian archives, in addi- a racial hierarchy. Schreier argues
membership in the official Jewish tion to the mass press, novels, and that Frances exclusionary policy of
community became increasingly memoirs, Schainker offers a socio- emancipation, far more than older
optional. The contexts of Jewish life cultural history of religious tolerance antipathies, planted the seeds of
expanded beyond the confines of and Jewish life that sees conversion twentieth-century ruptures between
traditional Jewish spaces into sites not as a fundamental departure from Muslims and Jews.
of consumption and leisure. Sarah Jewishness or the Jewish community,
Brought to life through Schreiers
Wobick-Segev argues that the social but as a complicated experiment with tenacious research, the Jewish
practices that developedsuch as new forms of identity and belonging. merchant Jacob Lasry and his
celebrating holydays at hotels and For anyone interested in European contemporaries give the reader a
restaurants, or sending children history, the intricacies of religious refreshing vantage point from which
to summer campfundamentally and inter-ethnic toleration, and of to rethink French colonialism in the
course Jewish studies, this book is western Mediterranean.
reshaped Jewish community,
redefining and extending the bound- highly recommended. Benjamin Claude Brower,
The University of Texas at Austin
aries of where Jewishness happened. Theodore R. Weeks,
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A SERIES EDITED BY DAVID BIALE AND SARAH ABREVAYA STEIN
Alone at the Altar To Sin No More In Service of Two Masters
Single Women and Devotion in Franciscans and Conversion in the The Missionaries of Ocopa,
Guatemala, 16701870 Hispanic World, 16831830 Indigenous Resistance, and Spanish
Brianna Leavitt-Alcntara David Rex Galindo Governance in Bourbon Peru
Cameron D. Jones
By 1700, Guatemalas capital was For 300 years, Franciscans were
a mixed-race city of women. at the forefront of the spread of This book follows the Franciscan
Labor and migration patterns in Catholicism in the New World. mission of Santa Rosa de Ocopa in
Guatemala produced an urban In the late seventeenth century, the Peruvian Amazon through the
female majority and high numbers the Franciscan Order developed a eighteenth and early nineteenth
of single women, widows, and far-reaching, systematic missionary centuries, a period marked by events
female household heads. In this program in Spain and the Americas. such as the indigenous Juan Santos
history of religious and spiritual life After founding the first college of Atahualpa Rebellion and the 1746
in the Guatemalan capital, Brianna propaganda fide in the Mexican Lima earthquake. Caught between
Leavitt-Alcntara focuses on the city of Quertaro, the Franciscans the directives of the Spanish crown
sizeable population of ordinary, established six additional colleges in and the challenges of missionary
non-elite women living outside New Spain, ten in South America, work on the Amazon frontier, the
of both marriage and convent. and twelve in Spain. From these missionaries of Ocopa found them-
Through an analysis of over 500 colleges, Franciscans proselytized selves at the center of a struggle over
wills, hagiographies, religious Indians in frontier territories as well the nature of colonial governance.
chronicles, and ecclesiastical as Catholics in Spain and Spanish Cameron D. Jones reveals the
changes that Spains far-flung empire
records, Alone at the Altar examines America. To Sin No More is the first
experienced from borderland
how laboring women forged com- book to study these colleges, their
Franciscan missions in Peru to the
plex alliances with Catholic priests missionaries, and their multifaceted,
court of the Bourbon monarchy in
and missionaries and how those sweeping missionary programs. By
Madrid, arguing that the Bourbon
alliances significantly shaped local focusing on the recruitment of non-
clerical reforms that broadly sought
religion, the spiritual economy, and Catholics to Catholicism as well as the to bring the empire under greater
late colonial reform efforts. deepening of religious fervor among crown control were shaped in turn
This intriguing and impeccably re- Catholics, David Rex Galindo shows by groups throughout the Americas,
searched book offers a highly readable how the Franciscan colleges expanded including Ocopa friars, the
narrative of difficult archival and and shaped popular Catholicism Amerindians and Africans in their
primary sources for historians of in the eighteenth-century Spanish missions, and bureaucrats in Lima
Latin America. Atlantic world. and Madrid.
Nicole von Germeten, COPUBLISHED WITH THE ACADEMY OF
Oregon State University COPUBLISHED WITH THE ACADEMY OF
AMERICAN FRANCISCAN HISTORY AMERICAN FRANCISCAN HISTORY
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20 LATIN AMERICA
Revolution
in the
Terra do Sol
The Cold War in Brazil

Sarah Sarzynski

An Economic and Revolution in the Terra do Sol To Belong in Buenos Aires


Demographic History of The Cold War in Brazil Germans, Argentines, and the
So Paulo, 18501950 Sarah Sarzynski Rise of a Pluralist Society
Francisco Vidal Luna and Sarah Sarzynskis cultural history of Benjamin Bryce
Herbert S. Klein Cold Warera Brazil examines the In the late nineteenth and early
influence of revolutionary social twentieth centuries, a massive wave of
This volume explores the trans-
movements in Northeastern Brazil immigration transformed the cultural
formation of So Paulo, the most
during the lead-up to the 1964 coup landscape of Argentina. Alongside
populated state in Brazil, through that would bring the military to other immigrants to Buenos Aires,
an economic lens. Francisco power for twenty-one years. Turning
Vidal Luna and Herbert S. Klein German speakers strove to carve out
to sources including Cinema Novo a place for themselves as Argentines
provide a synthetic overview of the films, biographies, chapbook
growth of So Paulo from 1850 to without fully relinquishing their
literature, and materials from U.S. German language and identity. Their
1950, analyzing statistical data on and Brazilian government archives,
demographics, agriculture, finance, story sheds light on how pluralistic
Sarzynski shows how representa- societies take shape and how im-
trade, and infrastructure. Quantitative tions of the Northeast depended on
analysis of primary sources offers migrants negotiate citizenship and
persistent stereotypes depicting the belonging. Focusing on social welfare,
granular insight into state building, region as backward, impoverished,
federalism, the coffee economy, early education, religion, language, and the
and violent. By late March 1964,
industrialization, urbanization, and importance of children, Benjamin
Brazilian Armed Forces faced little
demographic shifts. Luna and Klein Bryce examines the formation of a
resistance when overthrowing
compare So Paulos transformation to distinct German-Argentine identity.
democratically elected leaders in
other regions from the same period, Drawing parallels to other immigrant
part because of the widely held
making this an essential reference for groups, Bryce contributes new
belief that the violence and chaos in
understanding the impact of early perspectives on the history of migra-
the backward Northeast threat-
periods of economic growth. ened the modern Brazilian nation. tion to Latin Americaand on the
Sarzynskis cultural history recasts complex interconnections between
Weaving together rich scholarship, cultural pluralism and the emergence
original research, and extensive his- conventional narratives of the Cold
War in Brazil, showing how local of national cultures.
torical data, Luna and Klein offer a
sorely-needed synthesis of the facets that struggles over land reform and rural Bryce deftly explores immigrant
contributed to So Paulos evolution. workers rights were part of broader history in new ways and sheds light
Anne Hanley, ideological debates over capitalism on a community that, while small in
Northern Illinois University and communism, Third World number, had an outsize influence on
independence, and modernization Argentine history.
SOCIAL SCIENCE HISTORY Donna Guy,
472 pages, April 2018 on a global scale. Ohio State University
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Enlightened Immunity

M e x icos e x per i M en ts w i t h Dise a se


pr ev en t ion i n t h e age of r e a son

Paul Ramrez

Enlightened Immunity The Woman Who Turned into NOW IN PAPERBACK


Mexicos Experiments with Disease a Jaguar, and Other Narratives Jimmy Carter in Africa
Prevention in the Age of Reason of Native Women in Archives Race and the Cold War
Paul Ramrez of Colonial Mexico Nancy Mitchell
A history of epidemics and disease Lisa Sousa In the mid 1970s, racism at home
management in eighteenth- and undermined Americans efforts to
This book provides an ambitious win hearts and minds abroad and
early nineteenth-century Mexico,
and wide-ranging social and cultural provided potent propaganda to the
this book reconstructs the cultural,
history of gender relations among Kremlin. And as President Carter
ritual, and political background of
indigenous peoples of New Spain, confronted Africa, the essence of
Mexicos early experiments with
from the Spanish conquest through American foreign policystopping
childhood vaccines. Paul Ramrez
the first half of the eighteenth Soviet expansionslammed up
considers how the public health
century. Lisa Sousa intricately against the most explosive and raw
response to epidemic disease was
renders the full complexity of aspect of American domestic
thoroughly enmeshed with religion
womens life experiences in the politicsracism. Drawing on
and the church, the spread of En-
household and community, from candid interviews with Carter and
lightenment ideas about medicine
the significance of their names, ages, an array of international archival
and the body, and the customs and
and social standing, to their identities, sources, Nancy Mitchell offers a
healing practices of indigenous
ethnicities, family, dress, work, roles, timely reevaluation of the Carter
villages. It was not only educated
sexuality, acts of resistance, and administration and of the man
urban elitesdoctors and men of
relationships with men and other himself. She reveals an administration
sciencewhose response to out-
women. Though catastrophic not beset by weakness and indeci-
breaks of disease mattered. Rather,
depopulation, economic pressures, sion, but rather constrained by Cold
the cast of protagonists crossed
and the imposition of Christianity War dynamics and by the presidents
ethnic, gender, and class lines: local
slowly eroded indigenous womens own temperament as he wrestled
officials who decided if and how
status, gender relations nevertheless with a divided public and his own
to execute plans from Mexico City,
remained more complementary human failings.
rural priests who influenced local
than patriarchal, with women main-
practices, and parents who decided
taining a unique position across the Your extraordinary research has
if they would allow their children resulted in a truly definitive account
first two centuries of colonial rule.
to be handed over to vaccinators. of one of the most challenging and
Enlightened Immunity explores trust, An exciting feat of scholarship, important aspects of my presidency.
uncertainty, and the role of religion brought to life by voices and perspec- Jimmy Carter
in a moment of medical discovery tives excavated from myriad sources.
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