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Nicholas MiraculousThe Amazing Career of the Redoubtable Dr. Nicholas Murray Butler

Nicholas Miraculous: The Amazing Career of the Redoubtable Dr. Nicholas Murray Butler

Michael Rosenthal

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231174213
eISBN:
9780231539524
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174213.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

To those who loved him, like Theodore Roosevelt, he was “Nicholas Miraculous,” the fabled educator who had a hand in everything; to those who did not, like novelist Upton Sinclair, he was “the ... More

The Origins of NeoliberalismModeling the Economy from Jesus to Foucault

The Origins of Neoliberalism: Modeling the Economy from Jesus to Foucault

Dotan Leshem

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231177764
eISBN:
9780231541749
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177764.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Dotan Leshem recasts the history of the West from an economic perspective, bringing politics, philosophy, and the economy closer together and revealing the significant role of Christian theology in ... More

Palestinians in SyriaNakba Memories of Shattered Communities

Palestinians in Syria: Nakba Memories of Shattered Communities

Anaheed. Al-Hardan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231176361
eISBN:
9780231541220
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176361.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

One hundred thousand Palestinians fled to Syria after being expelled from Palestine upon the establishment of the state of Israel in 1948. Integrating into Syrian society over time, their experience ... More

The Pariah ProblemCaste, Religion, and the Social in Modern India

The Pariah Problem: Caste, Religion, and the Social in Modern India

Rupa Viswanath

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163064
eISBN:
9780231537506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163064.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Once known as “Pariahs,” Dalits are primarily descendants of unfree agrarian laborers. They belong to India’s most subordinated castes, face overwhelming poverty and discrimination, and provoke ... More

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

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