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The City as AnthologyEroticism and Urbanity in Early Modern Isfahan

The City as Anthology: Eroticism and Urbanity in Early Modern Isfahan

Kathryn Babayan

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781503613386
eISBN:
9781503627833
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503613386.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Household anthologies of seventeenth-century Isfahan collected everyday texts and objects, from portraits, letters, and poems to marriage contracts and talismans. With these family collections, ... More

Iran in MotionMobility, Space, and the Trans-Iranian Railway

Iran in Motion: Mobility, Space, and the Trans-Iranian Railway

Mikiya Koyagi

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781503613133
eISBN:
9781503627673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503613133.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Completed in 1938, the Trans-Iranian Railway connected Tehran to Iran's two major bodies of water: the Caspian Sea in the north and the Persian Gulf in the south. Iran's first national railway, it ... More

It Could Lead to DancingMixed-Sex Dancing and Jewish Modernity

It Could Lead to Dancing: Mixed-Sex Dancing and Jewish Modernity

Sonia Gollance

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781503613492
eISBN:
9781503627802
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503613492.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Dances and balls appear throughout literature as a place for young people to meet, flirt, and form relationships: as any reader of Pride and Prejudice, War and Peace, or Romeo and Juliet can attest, ... More

Sovereignty Sharing in Fragile States

Sovereignty Sharing in Fragile States

John D. Ciorciari

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781503613669
eISBN:
9781503614284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503613669.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book examines “sovereignty-sharing” in fragile states, focusing on ventures in which domestic and international actors share authority to provide basic public services and build the rule of law. ... More

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