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African DominionA New History of Empire in Early and Medieval West Africa

African Dominion: A New History of Empire in Early and Medieval West Africa

Michael A. Gomez

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196824
eISBN:
9781400888160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196824.001.0001
Subject:
History, African History

Pick up almost any book on early and medieval world history and empire, and where do you find West Africa? On the periphery. This pioneering book tells a different story. Interweaving political and ... More

Andalus and SefaradOn Philosophy and Its History in Islamic Spain

Andalus and Sefarad: On Philosophy and Its History in Islamic Spain

Sarah Stroumsa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691176437
eISBN:
9780691195452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691176437.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Al-Andalus, the Iberian territory ruled by Islam from the eighth to the fifteenth centuries, was home to a flourishing philosophical culture among Muslims and the Jews who lived in their midst. ... More

The Apple of His EyeConverts from Islam in the Reign of Louis IX

The Apple of His Eye: Converts from Islam in the Reign of Louis IX

William Chester Jordan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691190112
eISBN:
9780691192635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691190112.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The thirteenth century brought new urgency to Catholic efforts to convert non-Christians, and no Catholic ruler was more dedicated to this undertaking than King Louis IX of France. His military ... More

The Art of Being GovernedEveryday Politics in Late Imperial China

The Art of Being Governed: Everyday Politics in Late Imperial China

Michael Szonyi

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691197241
eISBN:
9781400888887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691197241.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

How did ordinary people in the Ming dynasty (1368–1644) deal with the demands of the state? This book explores the myriad ways that families fulfilled their obligations to provide a soldier to the ... More

Byzantine Matters

Byzantine Matters

Averil Cameron

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196855
eISBN:
9781400850099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196855.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

For many, Byzantium remains byzantine—obscure, marginal, difficult. Despite the efforts of some recent historians, prejudices still deform understanding of the Byzantine civilization, often reducing ... More

Caliphate RedefinedThe Mystical Turn in Ottoman Political Thought

Caliphate Redefined: The Mystical Turn in Ottoman Political Thought

Hüseyin Yilmaz

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691197135
eISBN:
9781400888047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691197135.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The medieval theory of the caliphate, epitomized by the Abbasids (750–1258), was the construct of jurists who conceived it as a contractual leadership of the Muslim community in succession to the ... More

Christianity in the Twentieth CenturyA World History

Christianity in the Twentieth Century: A World History

Brian Stanley

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196848
eISBN:
9781400890316
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196848.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This book charts the transformation of one of the world's great religions during an age marked by world wars, genocide, nationalism, decolonization, and powerful ideological currents, many of them ... More

Creating a ConstitutionLaw, Democracy, and Growth in Ancient Athens

Creating a Constitution: Law, Democracy, and Growth in Ancient Athens

Federica Carugati

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691195636
eISBN:
9780691198712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691195636.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

We live in an era of constitution-making. More than half of the world's constitutions have been drafted in the past half-century. Yet, one question still eludes theorists and practitioners alike: how ... More

Drawing Down the MoonMagic in the Ancient Greco-Roman World

Drawing Down the Moon: Magic in the Ancient Greco-Roman World

Radcliffe G. Edmonds III

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691156934
eISBN:
9780691186092
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156934.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

What did magic mean to the people of ancient Greece and Rome? How did Greeks and Romans not only imagine what magic could do, but also use it to try to influence the world around them? This book ... More

EntitledDiscriminating Tastes and the Expansion of the Arts

Entitled: Discriminating Tastes and the Expansion of the Arts

Jennifer C. Lena

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691158914
eISBN:
9780691189840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158914.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Two centuries ago, wealthy entrepreneurs founded the American cathedrals of culture—museums, theater companies, and symphony orchestras—to mirror European art. But today's American arts scene has ... More

Formations of BeliefHistorical Approaches to Religion and the Secular

Formations of Belief: Historical Approaches to Religion and the Secular

Philip Nord, Katja Guenther, and Max Weiss (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691190754
eISBN:
9780691194165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691190754.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

For decades, scholars and public intellectuals have been predicting the demise of religion in the face of secularization. Yet religion is undergoing an unprecedented resurgence in modern life—and ... More

Gateway StateHawai'i and the Cultural Transformation of American Empire

Gateway State: Hawai'i and the Cultural Transformation of American Empire

Sarah Miller-Davenport

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691181233
eISBN:
9780691185965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181233.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book explores the development of Hawaiʻi as a model for liberal multiculturalism and a tool of American global power in the era of decolonization. The establishment of Hawaiʻi statehood in 1959 ... More

The Global BourgeoisieThe Rise of the Middle Classes in the Age of Empire

The Global Bourgeoisie: The Rise of the Middle Classes in the Age of Empire

David Motadel, Christof Dejung, and Jürgen Osterhammel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691177342
eISBN:
9780691189918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691177342.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

While the nineteenth century has been described as the golden age of the European bourgeoisie, the emergence of the middle class and bourgeois culture was by no means exclusive to Europe. This book ... More

Global DevelopmentA Cold War History

Global Development: A Cold War History

Sara Lorenzini

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691180151
eISBN:
9780691185569
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180151.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the Cold War, “development” was a catchphrase that came to signify progress, modernity, and economic growth. Development aid was closely aligned with the security concerns of the great powers, for ... More

The Grand Strategy of the Habsburg Empire

The Grand Strategy of the Habsburg Empire

A. Wess Mitchell

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196442
eISBN:
9781400889969
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196442.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The Empire of Habsburg Austria faced more enemies than any other European great power. Flanked on four sides by rivals, it possessed few of the advantages that explain successful empires. Yet somehow ... More

Horace's Ars PoeticaFamily, Friendship, and the Art of Living

Horace's Ars Poetica: Family, Friendship, and the Art of Living

Jennifer Ferriss-Hill

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691195025
eISBN:
9780691197432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691195025.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

For two millennia, the Ars Poetica (Art of Poetry), the 476-line literary treatise in verse with which Horace closed his career, has served as a paradigmatic manual for writers. Rarely has it been ... More

The Killing SeasonA History of the Indonesian Massacres, 1965-66

The Killing Season: A History of the Indonesian Massacres, 1965-66

Geoffrey B. Robinson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196497
eISBN:
9781400888863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196497.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book explores one of the largest and swiftest, yet least examined, instances of mass killing and incarceration in the twentieth century—the shocking antileftist purge that gripped Indonesia in ... More

Pirates and PublishersA Social History of Copyright in Modern China

Pirates and Publishers: A Social History of Copyright in Modern China

Fei-Hsien Wang

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691171821
eISBN:
9780691195414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171821.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book reveals the unknown social and cultural history of copyright in China from the 1890s through the 1950s, a time of profound sociopolitical changes. It draws on a vast range of previously ... More

The PuritansA Transatlantic History

The Puritans: A Transatlantic History

David D. Hall

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691151397
eISBN:
9780691195469
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151397.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This book is a sweeping transatlantic history of Puritanism from its emergence out of the religious tumult of Elizabethan England to its founding role in the story of America. Shedding critical new ... More

Racial MigrationsNew York City and the Revolutionary Politics of the Spanish Caribbean

Racial Migrations: New York City and the Revolutionary Politics of the Spanish Caribbean

Jesse E. Hoffnung-Garskof

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691183534
eISBN:
9780691185750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183534.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In the late nineteenth century, a small group of Cubans and Puerto Ricans of African descent settled in the segregated tenements of New York City. At an immigrant educational society in Greenwich ... More

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