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The Machine Has a SoulAmerican Sympathy with Italian Fascism

The Machine Has a Soul: American Sympathy with Italian Fascism

Katy Hull

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691208107
eISBN:
9780691208121
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691208107.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the interwar years, the United States grappled with economic volatility, and Americans expressed anxieties about a decline in moral values, the erosion of families and communities, and the decay ... More

A Velvet EmpireFrench Informal Imperialism in the Nineteenth Century

A Velvet Empire: French Informal Imperialism in the Nineteenth Century

David Todd

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691171838
eISBN:
9780691205342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171838.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

After Napoleon's downfall in 1815, France embraced a mostly informal style of empire, one that emphasized economic and cultural influence rather than military conquest. This book is a global history ... More

Republics of KnowledgeNations of the Future in Latin America

Republics of Knowledge: Nations of the Future in Latin America

Nicola Miller

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691176758
eISBN:
9780691185835
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691176758.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The rise of nation-states is a hallmark of the modern age, yet we are still untangling how the phenomenon unfolded across the globe. This book offers new insights into the process of nation-making ... More

FoundationsHow the Built Environment Made Twentieth-Century Britain

Foundations: How the Built Environment Made Twentieth-Century Britain

Sam Wetherell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691193755
eISBN:
9780691208558
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691193755.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book is a history of twentieth-century Britain told through the rise, fall, and reinvention of six different types of urban space: the industrial estate, shopping precinct, council estate, ... More

Forging Global FordismNazi Germany, Soviet Russia, and the Contest over the Industrial Order

Forging Global Fordism: Nazi Germany, Soviet Russia, and the Contest over the Industrial Order

Stefan J. Link

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691177540
eISBN:
9780691207988
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691177540.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

As the United States rose to ascendancy in the first decades of the twentieth century, observers abroad associated American economic power most directly with its burgeoning automobile industry. In ... More

The Rise of Statistical Thinking, 1820-1900

The Rise of Statistical Thinking, 1820-1900

Theodore M. Porter

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691208428
eISBN:
9780691210520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691208428.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book explores the history of statistics from the field's origins in the nineteenth century through to the factors that produced the burst of modern statistical innovation in the early twentieth ... More

Trust in NumbersThe Pursuit of Objectivity in Science and Public Life

Trust in Numbers: The Pursuit of Objectivity in Science and Public Life

Theodore M. Porter

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691208411
eISBN:
9780691210544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691208411.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

What accounts for the prestige of quantitative methods? The usual answer is that quantification is desirable in social investigation as a result of its successes in science. This book questions ... More

The Joshua GenerationIsraeli Occupation and the Bible

The Joshua Generation: Israeli Occupation and the Bible

Rachel Havrelock

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691198934
eISBN:
9780691201498
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691198934.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

No biblical text has been more central to the politics of modern Israel than the Book of Joshua. Named after a military leader who became the successor to Moses, it depicts the march of the ancient ... More

Western Europe's Democratic Age1945-1968

Western Europe's Democratic Age: 1945-1968

Martin Conway

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691203485
eISBN:
9780691204604
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691203485.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

What happened in the years following World War II to create a democratic revolution in the western half of Europe? This book provides an innovative new account of how a stable, durable, and ... More

The Deportation MachineAmerica's Long History of Expelling Immigrants

The Deportation Machine: America's Long History of Expelling Immigrants

Adam Goodman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691182155
eISBN:
9780691201993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182155.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Constant headlines about deportations, detention camps, and border walls drive urgent debates about immigration and what it means to be an American in the twenty-first century. This book traces the ... More

Arts and MindsHow the Royal Society of Arts Changed a Nation

Arts and Minds: How the Royal Society of Arts Changed a Nation

Anton Howes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691182643
eISBN:
9780691201900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182643.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

From its beginnings in a coffee house in the mid-eighteenth century, the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce has tried to improve British life in every way ... More

The IndustrialistsHow the National Association of Manufacturers Shaped American Capitalism

The Industrialists: How the National Association of Manufacturers Shaped American Capitalism

Jennifer A. Delton

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691167862
eISBN:
9780691203324
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691167862.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Founded in 1895, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) helped make manufacturing the basis of the US economy and a major source of jobs in the twentieth century. This book traces the ... More

Know Your RemediesPharmacy and Culture in Early Modern China

Know Your Remedies: Pharmacy and Culture in Early Modern China

He Bian

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691179049
eISBN:
9780691189048
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179049.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book presents a panoramic inquiry into China’s early modern cultural transformation through the lens of pharmacy. In the history of science and civilization in China, pharmacy—as a commercial ... More

Making It CountStatistics and Statecraft in the Early People’s Republic of China

Making It Count: Statistics and Statecraft in the Early People’s Republic of China

Arunabh Ghosh

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691179476
eISBN:
9780691199214
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179476.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In 1949, at the end of a long period of wars, one of the biggest challenges facing leaders of the new People's Republic of China was how much they did not know. The government of one of the world's ... More

You Say You Want a Revolution?Radical Idealism and Its Tragic Consequences

You Say You Want a Revolution?: Radical Idealism and Its Tragic Consequences

Daniel Chirot

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691193670
eISBN:
9780691199900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691193670.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Why have so many of the iconic revolutions of modern times ended in bloody tragedies? And what lessons can be drawn from these failures today, in a world where political extremism is on the rise and ... More

In the Matter of Nat TurnerA Speculative History

In the Matter of Nat Turner: A Speculative History

Christopher Tomlins

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691198668
eISBN:
9780691199870
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691198668.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In 1831 Virginia, Nat Turner led a band of Southampton County slaves in a rebellion that killed fifty-five whites, mostly women and children. After more than two months in hiding, Turner was ... More

Empires of ViceThe Rise of Opium Prohibition across Southeast Asia

Empires of Vice: The Rise of Opium Prohibition across Southeast Asia

Diana S. Kim

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691172408
eISBN:
9780691199696
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172408.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

During the late nineteenth century, opium was integral to European colonial rule in Southeast Asia. The taxation of opium was a major source of revenue for British and French colonizers, who also ... More

Beyond the Steppe FrontierA History of the Sino-Russian Border

Beyond the Steppe Frontier: A History of the Sino-Russian Border

Sören Urbansky

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691181684
eISBN:
9780691195445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181684.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

The Sino-Russian border, once the world's longest land border, has received scant attention in histories about the margins of empires. This book rectifies this by exploring the demarcation's ... More

Crossing the PomeriumThe Boundaries of Political, Religious, and Military Institutions from Caesar to Constantine

Crossing the Pomerium: The Boundaries of Political, Religious, and Military Institutions from Caesar to Constantine

Michael Koortbojian

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691195032
eISBN:
9780691197494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691195032.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The ancient Romans famously distinguished between civic life in Rome and military matters outside the city—a division marked by the pomerium, an abstract religious and legal boundary that was central ... More

The Rise of CopticEgyptian versus Greek in Late Antiquity

The Rise of Coptic: Egyptian versus Greek in Late Antiquity

Jean-Luc Fournet

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691198347
eISBN:
9780691201733
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691198347.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Coptic emerged as the written form of the Egyptian language in the third century, when Greek was still the official language in Egypt. By the time of the Arab conquest of Egypt in 641, Coptic had ... More

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