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1989The Struggle to Create Post-Cold War Europe

1989: The Struggle to Create Post-Cold War Europe

Mary Elise Sarotte

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163710
eISBN:
9781400852307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163710.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book explores the momentous events following the fall of the Berlin Wall and the effects they have had on the world ever since. Based on documents, interviews, and television broadcasts from ... More

AfghanistanA Cultural and Political History

Afghanistan: A Cultural and Political History

Thomas Barfield

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691145686
eISBN:
9781400834532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691145686.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book traces the historic struggles and the changing nature of political authority in this volatile region of the world—Afghanistan—from the Mughal Empire in the sixteenth century to the Taliban ... More

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

After Cloven Tongues of FireProtestant Liberalism in Modern American History

After Cloven Tongues of Fire: Protestant Liberalism in Modern American History

David A. Hollinger

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158426
eISBN:
9781400845996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158426.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The role of liberalized, ecumenical Protestantism in American history has too often been obscured by the more flamboyant and orthodox versions of the faith that oppose evolution, embrace narrow ... More

Against MassacreHumanitarian Interventions in the Ottoman Empire, 1815-1914

Against Massacre: Humanitarian Interventions in the Ottoman Empire, 1815-1914

Davide Rodogno

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151335
eISBN:
9781400840014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151335.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book looks at the rise of humanitarian intervention in the nineteenth century, from the fall of Napoleon to World War I. Examining the concept from a historical perspective, the book explores ... More

The Age of GarveyHow a Jamaican Activist Created a Mass Movement and Changed Global Black Politics

The Age of Garvey: How a Jamaican Activist Created a Mass Movement and Changed Global Black Politics

Adam Ewing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157795
eISBN:
9781400852444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157795.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Jamaican activist Marcus Garvey (1887–1940) organized the Universal Negro Improvement Association in Harlem in 1917. By the early 1920s, his program of African liberation and racial uplift had ... More

The Age of QuestionsOr, A First Attempt at an Aggregate History of the Eastern, Social, Woman, American, Jewish, Polish, Bullion, Tuberculosis, and Many Other Questions over the Nineteenth Century, and Beyond

The Age of Questions: Or, A First Attempt at an Aggregate History of the Eastern, Social, Woman, American, Jewish, Polish, Bullion, Tuberculosis, and Many Other Questions over the Nineteenth Century, and Beyond

Holly Case

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691131153
eISBN:
9781400890217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691131153.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In the early nineteenth century, a new age began: the age of questions. In the Eastern and Belgian questions, as much as in the slavery, worker, social, woman, and Jewish questions, contemporaries ... More

The Age of the Democratic RevolutionA Political History of Europe and America, 1760-1800

The Age of the Democratic Revolution: A Political History of Europe and America, 1760-1800

R. R. Palmer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161280
eISBN:
9781400850228
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161280.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

For the Western world, the period from 1760 to 1800 was the great revolutionary era in which the outlines of the modern democratic state came into being. Here for the first time in one volume is the ... More

Agrarian CrossingsReformers and the Remaking of the US and Mexican Countryside

Agrarian Crossings: Reformers and the Remaking of the US and Mexican Countryside

Tore C. Olsson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691165202
eISBN:
9781400888054
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165202.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the 1930s and 1940s, rural reformers in the United States and Mexico waged unprecedented campaigns to remake their countrysides in the name of agrarian justice and agricultural productivity. This ... More

Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great

John Boardman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691181752
eISBN:
9780691184043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181752.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book looks beyond the life of Alexander the Great in order to examine the astonishing range of Alexanders created by generations of authors, historians, and artists throughout the world, from ... More

America in ItalyThe United States in the Political Thought and Imagination of the Risorgimento, 1763-1865

America in Italy: The United States in the Political Thought and Imagination of the Risorgimento, 1763-1865

Axel Körner

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691164854
eISBN:
9781400887811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164854.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book examines the influence of the American political experience on the imagination of Italian political thinkers between the late eighteenth century and the unification of Italy in the 1860s. ... More

American Big Business in Britain and GermanyA Comparative History of Two "Special Relationships" in the 20th Century

American Big Business in Britain and Germany: A Comparative History of Two "Special Relationships" in the 20th Century

Volker R. Berghahn

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161099
eISBN:
9781400850297
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161099.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

While America's relationship with Britain has often been deemed unique, especially during the two world wars when Germany was a common enemy, the American business sector actually had a greater ... 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

Arab Nationalism in the Twentieth CenturyFrom Triumph to Despair

Arab Nationalism in the Twentieth Century: From Triumph to Despair

Adeed Dawisha

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169156
eISBN:
9781400880829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169156.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Like a great dynasty that falls to ruin and is eventually remembered more for its faults than its feats, Arab nationalism is remembered mostly for its humiliating rout in the 1967 Six Day War, for ... More

Arab PatriotismThe Ideology and Culture of Power in Late Ottoman Egypt

Arab Patriotism: The Ideology and Culture of Power in Late Ottoman Egypt

Adam Mestyan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691172644
eISBN:
9781400885312
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172644.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book presents the essential backstory to the formation of the modern nation-state and mass nationalism in the Middle East. While standard histories claim that the roots of Arab nationalism ... More

The Arabic FreudPsychoanalysis and Islam in Modern Egypt

The Arabic Freud: Psychoanalysis and Islam in Modern Egypt

Omnia El Shakry

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174792
eISBN:
9781400888030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174792.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

In 1945, psychologist Yusuf Murad introduced an Arabic term borrowed from the medieval Sufi philosopher and mystic Ibn ʿArabi—al-la-shuʿur—as a translation for Sigmund Freud's concept of the ... 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

AtatürkAn Intellectual Biography

Atatürk: An Intellectual Biography

M. Sükrü Hanioglu

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175829
eISBN:
9781400885572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175829.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

When Mustafa Kemal Atatürk became the first president of Turkey in 1923, he set about transforming his country into a secular republic where nationalism sanctified by science would reign supreme as ... More

Before and After MuhammadThe First Millennium Refocused

Before and After Muhammad: The First Millennium Refocused

Garth Fowden

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158532
eISBN:
9781400848164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158532.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Islam emerged amid flourishing Christian and Jewish cultures, yet students of antiquity and the Middle Ages mostly ignore it. Despite intensive study of late antiquity over the last fifty years, even ... More

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