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The Disorders of a New Order: The Levant in the Long Eighteenth Century

Dana Sajdi

in The Barber of Damascus: Nouveau Literacy in the Eighteenth-Century Ottoman Levant

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804785327
eISBN:
9780804788281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785327.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

In searching for the sources of new authority in the eighteenth-century Levant, the chapter outlines the political and socioeconomic changes that became most apparently manifest in the rise of new ... More


Over the Quartermaster’s Shoulder

David Frick

in Kith, Kin, and Neighbors: Communities and Confessions in Seventeenth-Century Wilno

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451287
eISBN:
9780801467530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451287.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter begins with a journey to Wilno and through its streets, looking over the royal quartermaster’s shoulder as he made his survey of the city in preparation for King Władysław IV’s visit in ... More


Conclusions: Soviet Objects and Socialist Modernity

Alexey Golubev

in The Things of Life: Materiality in Late Soviet Russia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752889
eISBN:
9781501752902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752889.003.0008
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter summarizes the observations pointed out in the book about the materiality of Soviet objects such as stairwells, weightlifting equipment, and television sets. It concludes that these were ... More


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