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The Accommodated Jew
English Antisemitism from Bede to Milton
Kathy Lavezzo
In The Accommodated Jew, Kathy Lavezzo rethinks the complex and contradictory relation between England's rejection of "the Jew" and the centrality of Jews to classic English literature.



Arctic Mirrors
Russia and the Small Peoples of the North
Yuri Slezkine
Arctic Mirrors is a vividly rendered history of circumpolar peoples in the Russian empire and the Russian mind.



Border Work
Spatial Lives of the State in Rural Central Asia
Madeleine Reeves
Through an ethnography of social and spatial practice at the limits of the state, this book explores the contested work of producing and policing "territorial integrity" when significant stretches of new international borders remain to be conclusively demarcated or effectively policed.



The Broken Village
Coffee, Migration, and Globalization in Honduras
Daniel R. Reichman
Daniel R. Reichman tells the story of a remote village in Honduras that transformed almost overnight from a sleepy coffee-growing community to a hotbed of undocumented migration to and from the United States.



The Building of Cities
Development and Conflict
Harvey H. Kaiser
Kaiser examines the city-building process from the time when a proposal for urban development is first conceived to the early stages of construction.



Cartographies of Tsardom
The Land and Its Meanings in Seventeenth-Century Russia
Valerie Kivelson
Toward the end of the sixteenth century, and throughout the seventeenth, thinking in spatial terms assumed extraordinary urgency among Russia's ruling elites. The two great developments of this era in Russian history-the enserfment of the peasantry...



A Community of Europeans?
Transnational Identities and Public Spheres
Thomas Risse
Thomas Risse evaluates the state of the art about European identity and European public spheres, arguing that integration has had profound and long-term effects on the citizens of EU countries.



The Conquest of a Continent
Siberia and the Russians
Bruce Lincoln
"In The Conquest of a Continent, the historian W. Bruce Lincoln details Siberia's role in Russian history, one remarkably similar to that of the frontier in the development of the United States. . . . It is a big, panoramic book, in keeping with the...



Corporate Wasteland
The Landscape and Memory of Deindustrialization
Steven High, David W. Lewis
Deindustrialization is not simply an economic process, but a social and cultural one as well. The rusting detritus of our industrial past—the wrecked hulks of factories, abandoned machinery too large to remove, and now-useless infrastructures—has for...



Cutting Across the Lands
An Annotated Bibliography on Natural Resource Management and Community Development in Indonesia, the Philippines, and Malaysia
An annotated bibliography focused on Borneo and the Southern Philippines. With over 1,000 citations, this reference work identifies patterns of forestland transformation common to the areas under consideration. A subject index is...



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