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After UtopiaThe Decline of Political Faith

After Utopia: The Decline of Political Faith

Judith N. Shklar

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691200859
eISBN:
9780691200866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691200859.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

After Utopia was the author's first book, a harbinger of her renowned career in political philosophy. Throughout the many changes in political thought during the last half century, this important ... 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

Basic RightsSubsistence, Affluence, and U.S. Foreign Policy: 40th Anniversary Edition

Basic Rights: Subsistence, Affluence, and U.S. Foreign Policy: 40th Anniversary Edition

Henry Shue

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691202280
eISBN:
9780691200835
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691202280.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Since its original publication, this book has proven increasingly influential to those working in political philosophy, human rights, global justice, and the ethics of international relations and ... More

Berkeley Lectures on p-adic Geometry(AMS-207)

Berkeley Lectures on p-adic Geometry: (AMS-207)

Peter Scholze and Jared Weinstein

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691202082
eISBN:
9780691202150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691202082.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This book presents an important breakthrough in arithmetic geometry. In 2014, this book's author delivered a series of lectures at the University of California, Berkeley, on new ideas in the theory ... More

The Chapel of Princeton University

The Chapel of Princeton University

Richard Stillwell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691195209
eISBN:
9780691211657
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691195209.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Like the medieval English cathedrals that inspired it, the Princeton University Chapel is an architectural achievement designed to evoke wonder, awe, and reflection. This book is the essential ... More

Christian Globalism at HomeChild Sponsorship in the United States

Christian Globalism at Home: Child Sponsorship in the United States

Hillary Kaell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691201467
eISBN:
9780691201474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691201467.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Child sponsorship emerged from nineteenth-century Protestant missions to become one of today's most profitable private fundraising tools in organizations including World Vision, Compassion ... More

The ClosetThe Eighteenth-Century Architecture of Intimacy

The Closet: The Eighteenth-Century Architecture of Intimacy

Danielle Bobker

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691198231
eISBN:
9780691201542
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691198231.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Long before it was a hidden storage space or a metaphor for queer and trans shame, the closet was one of the most charged settings in English architecture. This private room provided seclusion for ... More

Comparing the LiteraturesLiterary Studies in a Global Age

Comparing the Literatures: Literary Studies in a Global Age

David Damrosch

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691134994
eISBN:
9780691201283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691134994.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Literary studies are being transformed today by the expansive and disruptive forces of globalization. More works than ever circulate worldwide in English and in translation, and even national ... More

Cosmology's CenturyAn Inside History of Our Modern Understanding of the Universe

Cosmology's Century: An Inside History of Our Modern Understanding of the Universe

P. J. E. Peebles

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691196022
eISBN:
9780691201665
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196022.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Modern cosmology began a century ago with Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity and his notion of a homogenous, philosophically satisfying cosmos. This book is the story of how generations ... More

The Decline and Rise of DemocracyA Global History from Antiquity to Today

The Decline and Rise of Democracy: A Global History from Antiquity to Today

David Stasavage

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691177465
eISBN:
9780691201955
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691177465.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Historical accounts of democracy's rise tend to focus on ancient Greece and pre-Renaissance Europe. This book draws from global evidence to show that the story is much richer—democratic practices ... More

Delay-Adaptive Linear Control

Delay-Adaptive Linear Control

Yang Zhu and Miroslav Krstic

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691202549
eISBN:
9780691203317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691202549.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

Actuator and sensor delays are among the most common dynamic phenomena in engineering practice, and when disregarded, they render controlled systems unstable. Over the past sixty years, predictor ... More

Democratic FederalismThe Economics, Politics, and Law of Federal Governance

Democratic Federalism: The Economics, Politics, and Law of Federal Governance

Robert Inman and Daniel L. Rubinfeld

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691202129
eISBN:
9780691202136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691202129.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Around the world, federalism has emerged as the system of choice for nascent republics and established nations alike. This book considers the most promising forms of federal governance and the most ... 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

Electoral Violence, Corruption, and Political Order

Electoral Violence, Corruption, and Political Order

Sarah Birch

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691203621
eISBN:
9780691203645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691203621.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Throughout their history, political elections have been threatened by conflict, and the use of force has in the past several decades been an integral part of electoral processes in a significant ... More

Forgiveness WorkMercy, Law, and Victims' Rights in Iran

Forgiveness Work: Mercy, Law, and Victims' Rights in Iran

Arzoo Osanloo

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691172040
eISBN:
9780691201535
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172040.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Iran's criminal courts are notorious for meting out severe sentences—according to Amnesty International, the country has the world's highest rate of capital punishment per capita. Less known to ... More

France before 1789The Unraveling of an Absolutist Regime

France before 1789: The Unraveling of an Absolutist Regime

Jon Elster

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691149813
eISBN:
9780691200927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149813.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book traces the historical origins of France's National Constituent Assembly of 1789, providing a vivid portrait of the ancien régime and its complex social system in the decades before the ... More

Free Trade under FireFifth Edition

Free Trade under Fire: Fifth Edition

Douglas A. Irwin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691201009
eISBN:
9780691203362
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691201009.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Free trade is always under attack, more than ever in recent years. The imposition of numerous U.S. tariffs in 2018, and the retaliation those tariffs have drawn, has thrust trade issues to the top of ... More

Freedom, Resentment, and the Metaphysics of Morals

Freedom, Resentment, and the Metaphysics of Morals

Pamela Hieronymi

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691194035
eISBN:
9780691200972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691194035.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

P. F. Strawson was one of the most important philosophers of the twentieth century, and his 1962 paper “Freedom and Resentment” is one of the most influential in modern moral philosophy, prompting ... More

Governing the Urban in China and IndiaLand Grabs, Slum Clearance, and the War on Air Pollution

Governing the Urban in China and India: Land Grabs, Slum Clearance, and the War on Air Pollution

Xuefei Ren

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691203393
eISBN:
9780691203416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691203393.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Urbanization is rapidly overtaking China and India, the two most populous countries in the world. One-sixth of humanity now lives in either a Chinese or Indian city. This transformation has unleashed ... More

Hamlet and the Vision of Darkness

Hamlet and the Vision of Darkness

Rhodri Lewis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691204512
eISBN:
9780691210926
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691204512.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This book is a radical new interpretation of the most famous play in the English language. By exploring Shakespeare's engagements with the humanist traditions of early modern England and Europe, the ... More

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