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The Allure of the Archives

Arlette Farge

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300176735
eISBN:
9780300180213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300176735.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

Le Goût de l'archive is widely regarded as a historiographical classic. While combing through two-hundred-year-old judicial records from the Archives of the Bastille, the author was struck by the ... More


Soviet Yiddish: Language-Planning and Linguistic Development

Gennady Estraikh

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184799
eISBN:
9780191674365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184799.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book studies Yiddish in the former Soviet Union. A chronicle of orthographic and other reforms from the state of the language in pre-Revolutionary Russia, through active language-planning in the ... More


Civic Traditions in Premodern Italy

Jeff Mielke

in Living on the Edge in Leonardo's Florence: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241343
eISBN:
9780520930995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241343.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Robert Putnam in his fifth chapter of Making Democracy Work argued that the origins of civic society in modern Italy can be traced back to the age of communes in the northern and central regions. ... More


Citizens or Papists?: The Politics of Anti-Catholicism in New York, 1685-1821

Jason K. Duncan

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225125
eISBN:
9780823236930
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225125.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Based on careful work with rare archival sources, this book fills a gap in the history of New York Catholicism by chronicling anti-Catholic feeling in pre-Revolutionary and early ... More


Effects of Change During the Soviet Era

Robin P. Harris

in Storytelling in Siberia: The Olonkho Epic in a Changing World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041280
eISBN:
9780252099885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041280.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter begins the historical narrative of the book, recounting Sakha descriptions of olonkho performance practice during the pre-Revolutionary years and throughout the Soviet era. This ... More


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