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Political FreudA History

Political Freud: A History

Eli Zaretsky

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172448
eISBN:
9780231540148
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172448.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Eli Zaretsky reveals the power of Freudian thought to illuminate the great political conflicts of the twentieth century. Developing an original concept of “political Freudianism,” he shows how ... More

Protest with Chinese CharacteristicsDemonstrations, Riots, and Petitions in the Mid-Qing Dynasty

Protest with Chinese Characteristics: Demonstrations, Riots, and Petitions in the Mid-Qing Dynasty

Ho-fung Hung

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152037
eISBN:
9780231525459
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152037.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The origin of political modernity has long been tied to the Western history of protest and revolution, the currents of which many believe sparked popular dissent worldwide. Reviewing nearly one ... More

Race and Real EstateConflict and Cooperation in Harlem, 1890-1920

Race and Real Estate: Conflict and Cooperation in Harlem, 1890-1920

Kevin McGruder

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169141
eISBN:
9780231539258
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169141.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Through the lens of real estate transactions from 1890 to 1920, this book offers an innovative perspective on Harlem's history and reveals the complex interactions between whites and African ... More

The Reagan EraA History of the 1980s

The Reagan Era: A History of the 1980s

Doug Rossinow

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169882
eISBN:
9780231538657
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169882.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book looks at the full measure of Ronald Reagan’s presidency and the ideology of Reaganism. Believers in libertarian economics and a muscular foreign policy, Reaganite conservatives in the 1980s ... More

The Red Guard Generation and Political Activism in China

The Red Guard Generation and Political Activism in China

Guobin Yang

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231149648
eISBN:
9780231520485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231149648.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Raised to be “flowers of the nation,” the first generation born after the founding of the People’s Republic of China was united in its political outlook and at first embraced the Cultural Revolution ... More

Reds at the BlackboardCommunism, Civil Rights, and the New York City Teachers Union

Reds at the Blackboard: Communism, Civil Rights, and the New York City Teachers Union

Clarence Taylor

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152693
eISBN:
9780231526487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152693.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The New York City Teachers Union shares a deep history with the American left, having participated in some of its most explosive battles. Established in 1916, the union maintained an early, ... More

Regimes of HistoricityPresentism and Experiences of Time

Regimes of Historicity: Presentism and Experiences of Time

François Hartog

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163767
eISBN:
9780231538763
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163767.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

This book explores crucial moments of change in society's “regimes of historicity,” or its ways of relating to the past, present, and future. Deriving inspiration from Hannah Arendt, Reinhart ... More

The Sarashina DiaryA Woman's Life in Eleventh-Century Japan

The Sarashina Diary: A Woman's Life in Eleventh-Century Japan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167185
eISBN:
9780231537452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167185.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

A thousand years ago, a young Japanese girl embarked on a journey from the wild East Country to the capital. She began a diary that she would continue to write for the next forty years and compile ... More

Sectarian Politics in the GulfFrom the Iraq War to the Arab Uprisings

Sectarian Politics in the Gulf: From the Iraq War to the Arab Uprisings

Frederic Wehrey

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165129
eISBN:
9780231536103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165129.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Beginning with the 2003 invasion of Iraq and concluding with the aftermath of the 2011 Arab uprisings, this book investigates the roots of the Shi'a–Sunni divide now dominating the Persian Gulf's ... More

Shanghai HomesPalimpsests of Private Life

Shanghai Homes: Palimpsests of Private Life

Jie Li

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167178
eISBN:
9780231538176
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167178.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In the dazzling global metropolis of Shanghai, what has it meant to call this city home? In this account—part microhistory, part memoir—the text salvages intimate recollections by successive ... More

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