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Dividing the Domestic

Edited by Judith Treas and Sonja Drobnič.

February 2010; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: Gender and Sexuality. 280 pages.

In this book, leading international scholars roll up their sleeves to investigate how culture and country characteristics permeate our households and our private lives. The book introduces...

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A Transformation Gap?

Edited by Theo Farrell, Terriff Terry and Osinga Frans.

April 2010; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: International Relations. 272 pages.

NATO member states are all undergoing some form of military transformation. Despite a shared vision, transformation has been primarily a US-led process centered on the exploitation of new...

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Thinking Allegory Otherwise

Brenda Machosky.

December 2009; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 288 pages.

This book is a unique collection of essays by allegory specialists and other scholars who engage allegory in exciting new ways. The essays are not limited to an examination of literary...

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Barricades and Banners

Scott Ury.

August 2012; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 448 pages.

This book examines the intersection of urban society and modern politics among Jews in turn-of-the-century Warsaw, Europe's largest Jewish center at the time. By focusing on the tumultuous...

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Inventing the Israelite

Maurice Samuels.

December 2009; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 336 pages.

This book brings to light little-known works of literature produced from 1830 to 1870 by the first generation of Jews born as French citizens. These writers, it asserts, used fiction as a...

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Plastic Money

Alya Guseva and Akos Rona-Tas.

February 2014; published online September 2014.

Book. Subjects: Economic Sociology. 344 pages.

This book draws on original fieldwork to provide a comparative analysis of emerging credit card markets in eight countries--the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Bulgaria, Russia, Ukraine,...

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Sound and Sight

Meow Goh.

August 2010; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: Literature. 208 pages.

This book examines Chinese poetry and courtier culture using the concept of shengse—sound and sight—which connotes “sensual pleasure.” Under the moral and political imperative to avoid or...

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The Illustration of the Master

Amy Tucker.

May 2010; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 280 pages.

This book examines the crucial role of the illustrated press in the formation of the reading public and the writing profession during Henry James's lifetime. It re-examines James's stories,...

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Memoirs of a Grandmother

Pauline Wengeroff.

June 2010; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 384 pages.

Pauline Wengeroff, the only nineteenth-century Russian Jewish woman to publish a memoir, sets out to illuminate the “cultural history of the Jews of Russia” in the period of Jewish...

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Memoirs of a Grandmother

Pauline Wengeroff.

September 2014; published online January 2015.

Book. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 240 pages.

This book is an unabridged translation and critical edition of Pauline Wengeroff’s Memoirs of a Grandmother. Situated in the second half of the nineteenth century, the volume tells the...

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