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At the Dawn of Modernity: Biology, Culture, and Material Life in Europe after the Year 1000

David Levine

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220584
eISBN:
9780520923676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220584.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Looking at a neglected period in the social history of modernization, this book investigates the centuries that followed the year 1000, when a new kind of society emerged in Europe. New commercial ... More


Breaking Through: Essays, Journals, and Travelogues of Edward F. Ricketts

Edward Ricketts

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247048
eISBN:
9780520932661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247048.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Trailblazing marine biologist, visionary conservationist, deep ecology philosopher, Edward F. Ricketts (1897–1948) has reached legendary status in the California mythos. A true polymath and a thinker ... More


The Centrifugal Movement

Benjamin Harshav

in Language in Time of Revolution

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520079588
eISBN:
9780520912960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520079588.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter concentrates on the Ashkenazi Jews of Eastern European origin a) because they constituted the overwhelming majority of world Jewry at the beginning of this period and b) because it was ... More


Go Nation: Chinese Masculinities and the Game of Weiqi in China

Marc L. Moskowitz

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520276314
eISBN:
9780520956933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276314.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Go Nation examines the board game Weiqi (known in the West as “Go”) in several spheres. The author outlines the different cultural metaphors of the game throughout history, as well as its ... More


Economic Modernization in the Half Century before World War I

Ivan T. Berend

in History Derailed: Central and Eastern Europe in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520232990
eISBN:
9780520932098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232990.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter addresses the economic modernization of Central and Eastern Europe. Central and Eastern Europe became a part of a “globalized” European economic system. Free trade, an internationalized ... More


Postmodernism and the People without History

Kerwin Lee Klein

in From History to Theory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268814
eISBN:
9780520948297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268814.003.0005
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter clarifies the claims of certain strains of postmodern or post-structural discourse to engage global history without falling back into the sort of universal history that had been ... More


Becoming Chinese: Passages to Modernity and Beyond

Wen-hsin Yeh (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520219236
eISBN:
9780520924413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219236.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This volume evaluates the dual roles of war and modernity in the transformation of twentieth-century Chinese identity. The chapters argue that war, no less than revolution, deserves attention as a ... More


The Emerging Female Citizen: Gender and Enlightenment in Spain

Theresa AnnSmith

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520245839
eISBN:
9780520932227
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245839.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Eighteenth-century Spanish women were not idle bystanders during one of Europe's most dynamic eras. As this book demonstrates, Spanish intellectuals, calling for Spain to modernize its political, ... More


Managing Women: Disciplining Labor in Modern Japan

Elyssa Faison

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252967
eISBN:
9780520934184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252967.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

At the turn of the twentieth century, Japan embarked on a mission to modernize its society and industry. For the first time, young Japanese women were persuaded to leave their families and enter the ... More


Contradictory Modernization

Valery Tishkov

in Chechnya: Life in a War-Torn Society

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520238879
eISBN:
9780520930209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238879.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the advancement and modernization of Chechens after resettlements. On January 9, 1957, the presidium of the USSR Supreme Soviet passed a decree on reconstituting the ... More


Women, State, and Family in Latin American Literature of the 1920s

Emilie Bergmann, Greenberg Janet, Gwen Kirkpatrick, Francine Masiello, Francesca Miller, Morello-Frosch Marta, Kathleen Newman, and Mary Louise Pratt

in Women, Culture, and Politics in Latin America

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520065536
eISBN:
9780520909076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520065536.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter reviews the novel of family relationships in the 1920s and 1930s that casts new light on the representation of family structures in the novel: how this representation conforms to or ... More


The Modernization of Femininity: Argentina, 1916–1926

Emilie Bergmann, Greenberg Janet, Gwen Kirkpatrick, Francine Masiello, Francesca Miller, Morello-Frosch Marta, Kathleen Newman, and Mary Louise Pratt

in Women, Culture, and Politics in Latin America

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520065536
eISBN:
9780520909076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520065536.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter investigates the media images of women between 1916 and 1926, as they reflect political anxieties of a changing society. It explores the modernization of femininity in relation to the ... More


Shanghai Splendor: Economic Sentiments and the Making of Modern China, 1843-1949

Wen-hsin Yeh

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249714
eISBN:
9780520933422
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249714.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Rich with details of everyday life, this social and cultural history of China's leading metropolis in the twentieth century offers a kaleidoscopic view of Shanghai as the major site of Chinese ... More


The Politics of Zan From Amanullah to Karzai: Lessons for Improving Afghan Women's Status

Shireen Khan Burki

in Land of the Unconquerable: The Lives of Contemporary Afghan Women

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520261853
eISBN:
9780520948990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520261853.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter addresses the frustrating and dangerous maze of Afghanistan's official gender policies starting in 1919, when ideas of equality were introduced, and suggests how future attempts to raise ... More


History Derailed: Central and Eastern Europe in the Long Nineteenth Century

Ivan Berend

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520232990
eISBN:
9780520932098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232990.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book's attention is on the turbulent centuries before the twentieth century in Eastern Europe. The “long” nineteenth century, extending up to World War I, contained the seeds of developments and ... More


Westernization

Marcello Carmagnani and Rosanna M. Giammanco Frongia

in The Other West: Latin America from Invasion to Globalization

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247987
eISBN:
9780520947511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247987.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The new ethnic and economic maturity of Latin America enabled the region to face the complex trials of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries both internationally and on the home front. The most ... More


A Generation Afterward

Heonik Kwon

in After the Massacre: Commemoration and Consolation in Ha My and My Lai

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520247963
eISBN:
9780520939653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247963.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

In Vietnam, household death-commemoration rites are a rich store of historical evidence. The domestic ritual calendars in places like My Lai and Ha My offer a panoramic view of the fluctuating ... More


Monks Are Men Too: Domesticating Monastic Subjects

Charlene E. Makley

in The Violence of Liberation: Gender and Tibetan Buddhist Revival in Post-Mao China

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520250598
eISBN:
9780520940536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250598.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter ends the study of the basic roles of sex and gender in the recontextualization process of national incorporation in the Sino-Tibetan frontier zone. It considers the unstable nature of ... More


The Challenge of the Rising West and the Lack of Response in the “Sleeping” East

Ivan T. Berend

in History Derailed: Central and Eastern Europe in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520232990
eISBN:
9780520932098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232990.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter takes a longue durée approach that embraces an even longer period by comparing the different historical paths of Western and Central and Eastern Europe from the sixteenth to the early ... More


Uprisings and Reforms: The Struggle for Independence and Modernization

Ivan T. Berend

in History Derailed: Central and Eastern Europe in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520232990
eISBN:
9780520932098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232990.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses how the agitated cultural and political elite played a central role in the creation of romantic nationalism, an ideology that generated heroic struggles for independence all ... More


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