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Against Political EqualityThe Confucian Case

Against Political Equality: The Confucian Case

Tongdong Bai

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691195995
eISBN:
9780691197463
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691195995.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book argues that domestic governance influenced by Confucianism can embrace the liberal aspects of democracy along with the democratic ideas of equal opportunities and governmental ... More

The Art of Chinese PhilosophyEight Classical Texts and How to Read Them

The Art of Chinese Philosophy: Eight Classical Texts and How to Read Them

Paul Goldin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691200798
eISBN:
9780691200811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691200798.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book provides an unmatched introduction to eight of the most important works of classical Chinese philosophy—the Analects of Confucius, Mozi, Mencius, Laozi, Zhuangzi, Sunzi, Xunzi, and Han ... 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

Calling Philosophers NamesOn the Origin of a Discipline

Calling Philosophers Names: On the Origin of a Discipline

Christopher Moore

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691195056
eISBN:
9780691197425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691195056.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book provides a fresh account of the origins of the term philosophos or “philosopher” in ancient Greece. Tracing the evolution of the word's meaning over its first two centuries, the book shows ... More

The Craft of College TeachingA Practical Guide

The Craft of College Teaching: A Practical Guide

Robert DiYanni and Anton Borst

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691183800
eISBN:
9780691202006
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183800.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

The college classroom is a place where students have the opportunity to be transformed and inspired through learning—but teachers need to understand how students actually learn. This book provides an ... 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

Defend the SacredNative American Religious Freedom beyond the First Amendment

Defend the Sacred: Native American Religious Freedom beyond the First Amendment

Michael D. McNally

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691190907
eISBN:
9780691201511
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691190907.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

From North Dakota's Standing Rock encampments to Arizona's San Francisco Peaks, Native Americans have repeatedly asserted legal rights to religious freedom to protect their sacred places, practices, ... More

Divided ArmiesInequality and Battlefield Performance in Modern War

Divided Armies: Inequality and Battlefield Performance in Modern War

Jason Lyall

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691192444
eISBN:
9780691194158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691192444.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

How do armies fight and what makes them victorious on the modern battlefield? This book challenges long-standing answers to this classic question by linking the fate of armies to their levels of ... More

Eisenstein Cohomology for GL and the Special Values of Rankin-Selberg L-Functions(AMS-203)

Eisenstein Cohomology for GL and the Special Values of Rankin-Selberg L-Functions: (AMS-203)

Anantharam Raghuram and Günter Harder

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691197890
eISBN:
9780691197937
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691197890.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Number Theory

This book studies the cohomology of locally symmetric spaces for GL(N) where the cohomology groups are with coefficients in a local system attached to a finite-dimensional algebraic representation of ... 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

Going the DistanceEurasian Trade and the Rise of the Business Corporation, 1400-1700

Going the Distance: Eurasian Trade and the Rise of the Business Corporation, 1400-1700

Ron Harris

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691150772
eISBN:
9780691185804
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150772.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Before the seventeenth century, trade across Eurasia was mostly conducted in short segments along the Silk Route and Indian Ocean. Business was organized in family firms, merchant networks, and ... More

The Grace of the Italian Renaissance

The Grace of the Italian Renaissance

Ita Mac Carthy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691175485
eISBN:
9780691189796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175485.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

‘Grace’ emerges as a keyword in the culture and society of sixteenth-century Italy. This book explores how it conveys and connects the most pressing ethical, social and aesthetic concerns of an age ... 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

Indian Sex LifeSexuality and the Colonial Origins of Modern Social Thought

Indian Sex Life: Sexuality and the Colonial Origins of Modern Social Thought

Durba Mitra

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691196350
eISBN:
9780691197029
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196350.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

During the colonial period in India, European scholars, British officials, and elite Indian intellectuals—philologists, administrators, doctors, ethnologists, sociologists, and social ... 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

Inside the Critics' CircleBook Reviewing in Uncertain Times

Inside the Critics' Circle: Book Reviewing in Uncertain Times

Phillipa K. Chong

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691167466
eISBN:
9780691186030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691167466.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Taking readers behind the scenes in the world of fiction reviewing, this book explores the ways that critics evaluate books despite the inherent subjectivity involved, and the uncertainties of ... More

An Internet for the PeopleThe Politics and Promise of craigslist

An Internet for the People: The Politics and Promise of craigslist

Jessa Lingel

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691188904
eISBN:
9780691199887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691188904.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Begun by Craig Newmark as an e-mail to some friends about cool events happening around San Francisco, craigslist is now the leading classifieds service on the planet. It is also a throwback to the ... More

Just HierarchyWhy Social Hierarchies Matter in China and the Rest of the World

Just Hierarchy: Why Social Hierarchies Matter in China and the Rest of the World

Daniel Bell and Wang Pei

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691200897
eISBN:
9780691200880
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691200897.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

All complex and large-scale societies are organized along certain hierarchies, but the concept of hierarchy has become almost taboo in the modern world. This book contends that this stigma is a ... 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

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