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Henry George and the Crisis of InequalityProgress and Poverty in the Gilded Age

Henry George and the Crisis of Inequality: Progress and Poverty in the Gilded Age

Edward O'Donnell

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231120005
eISBN:
9780231539265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231120005.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The explosion of American industrial output and national wealth at the end of the nineteenth century was matched by a troubling rise in poverty and worker unrest. As politicians and intellectuals ... More

Historical Atlas of Northeast Asia, 1590-2010Korea, Manchuria, Mongolia, Eastern Siberia

Historical Atlas of Northeast Asia, 1590-2010: Korea, Manchuria, Mongolia, Eastern Siberia

Li Narangoa and Robert Cribb

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160704
eISBN:
9780231537162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160704.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Four hundred years ago, indigenous peoples occupied the vast region that today encompasses Korea, Manchuria, the Mongolian Plateau, and Eastern Siberia. Over time, these populations struggled to ... More

A History of Brooklyn Bridge ParkHow a Community Reclaimed and Transformed New York City's Waterfront

A History of Brooklyn Bridge Park: How a Community Reclaimed and Transformed New York City's Waterfront

Nancy Webster and David Shirley

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231171229
eISBN:
9780231542944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171229.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

By the 1970s, the Brooklyn piers had become a wasteland on the New York City waterfront. Today, they have been transformed into a stunning park that is enjoyed by countless Brooklynites and visitors ... More

An Imperial Concubine's TaleScandal, Shipwreck, and Salvation in Seventeenth-Century Japan

An Imperial Concubine's Tale: Scandal, Shipwreck, and Salvation in Seventeenth-Century Japan

G. Rowley

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158541
eISBN:
9780231530873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158541.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Japan in the early seventeenth century was a wild place. Serial killers stalked the streets of Kyoto at night, while noblemen and women mingled freely at the imperial palace, drinking saké and ... More

In Pursuit of PrivilegeA History of New York City's Upper Class and the Making of a Metropolis

In Pursuit of Privilege: A History of New York City's Upper Class and the Making of a Metropolis

Clifton Hood

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231172165
eISBN:
9780231542951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172165.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

A history that extends from the 1750s to the present, In Pursuit of Privilege recounts upper-class New Yorkers’ struggle to create a distinct world guarded against outsiders, even as economic growth ... More

Karl PolanyiA Life on the Left

Karl Polanyi: A Life on the Left

Gareth Dale

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231176088
eISBN:
9780231541480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176088.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Karl Polanyi (1886–1964) was one of the twentieth century’s most original interpreters of the market economy. His penetrating analysis of globalization’s disruptions and the Great Depression’s ... More

A Korean War Captive in Japan, 1597-1600The Writings of Kang Hang

A Korean War Captive in Japan, 1597-1600: The Writings of Kang Hang

JaHyun Kim Haboush and Kenneth Robinson (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163705
eISBN:
9780231535113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163705.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

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Kosher USAHow Coke Became Kosher and Other Tales of Modern Food

Kosher USA: How Coke Became Kosher and Other Tales of Modern Food

Roger Horowitz

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231158329
eISBN:
9780231540933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158329.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Kosher USA follows the fascinating journey of kosher food through the modern industrial food system. It recounts how iconic products such as Coca-Cola and Jell-O tried to become kosher; the ... More

The Land of the Five FlavorsA Cultural History of Chinese Cuisine

The Land of the Five Flavors: A Cultural History of Chinese Cuisine

Thomas Höllmann

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161862
eISBN:
9780231536547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161862.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book tracks the growth of food culture in China from its earliest burial rituals to today’s Western fast food restaurants, mapping Chinese cuisine’s geographical variations and local customs, ... More

A Lever Long EnoughA History of Columbia's School of Engineering and Applied Science Since 1864

A Lever Long Enough: A History of Columbia's School of Engineering and Applied Science Since 1864

Robert McCaughey

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166881
eISBN:
9780231537520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166881.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book provides a social history of Columbia University's School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS). It combines archival research with oral testimony and contemporary interviews to build a ... More

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