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  • 761. Publications & Writing

    The Old Faith and the Russian Land: A Historical Ethnography of Ethics in the Urals

    The Old Faith and the Russian Land is a historical ethnography that charts the ebbs and flows of ethical practice in a small Russian town over three centuries. The town of Sepych was settled in the late seventeenth century by religious dissenters who fled to the forests of the Ur…

    Publisher Cornell University Press, 2009

  • 762. Publications & Writing

    The Order of Genocide: Race, Power, and War in Rwanda

    …2001 IDRF Fellow Scott Straus steps back from the particulars of the Rwandan genocide to offer a new, dynamic model for understanding other instances of genocide in recent history — the Holocaust, Armenia, Cambodia, the Balkans — and assessing the future likelihood of such ev…

    Author Straus, Scott Publisher Cornell University Press, 2006

  • 763. Publications & Writing

    The Other Americans in Paris: Businessmen, Countesses, Wayward Youth, 1880-1941

    While Gertrude Stein hosted the literati of the Left Bank, Mrs. Bates-Batcheller, an American socialite and concert singer in Paris, held sumptuous receptions for the Daughters of the American Revolution in her suburban villa. History may remember the American artists, writers, a…

    Author Green, Nancy L. Publisher University of Chicago Press

  • 764. Publications & Writing

    The Perfectly Outrageous Storm

  • 765. Publications & Writing

    "The Photographic Attack on His Royal Highness": The Prince of Wales, Wallis Simpson and the Prehistory of the Paparazzi

    Publication by DPDF 2007 "Visual Culture" Fellow Ryan Linkof. This essay analyzes the photographic news coverage of the relationship of Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson. The emergence of the photographic newspapers in the years after 1900 presented unique challenges for the royal…

    Author Linkof, Ryan M Publisher Berg Publishers, 2011

  • 766. Publications & Writing

    The Politics of Strategic Adjustment: Ideas, Institutions, and Interests

    Examining a century of American experience, The Politics of Strategic Adjustment illustrates how the United States chooses its security policies. While scholars have typically focused on international pressures and opportunities, this book shows that decisions about grand strateg…

    Contributors Peter Trubowitz (Editor), Emily Goldman (Editor), Edward Rhodes (Editor) Publisher Columbia University Press, 1999

  • 767. Publications & Writing

    The Post-Secular in Question: Religion in Contemporary Society

    Are we living in a post-secular world? While many have assumed that we would simply grow more secular as society modernized, there is reason to believe that there has been a religious resurgence of global dimensions in recent decades. The Post-Secular in Question considers whethe…

    Contributors Philip S. Gorski (Editor), David Kyuman Kim (Editor), John Torpey (Editor), Jonathan VanAntwerpen (Editor) Publisher NYU Press, 2012

  • 768. Publications & Writing

    The Post-Soviet Potemkin Village: Politics and Property Rights in the Black Earth

    Through her accounts as a first-hand observer in the Black Earth region, 1998 IDRF Fellow Allina-Pisano addresses some of the most fundamental assumptions underlining both theories and assessments of the political economy of post-communist transitions. As the Soviet Empire lay in…

    Author Allina-Pisano, Jessica T. Publisher Cambridge University Press, 2007

  • 769. Publications & Writing

    The Potentiality of Ethnography and the Limits of Affect Theory

    Article written by DPDF 2009 Cultures and Histories of the Human Sciences research director Emily Martin. Historical scholarship on the banishment of subjectivity from experimental psychology led me to explore a current theoretical enterprise in literary and cultural studies that…

    Author Martin, Emily Publisher University of Chicago Press, 2013

  • 770. Publications & Writing

    The Power of Religion in the Public Sphere

    The Power of Religion in the Public Sphere represents a rare opportunity to experience a diverse group of preeminent philosophers confronting one pervasive contemporary concern: what role does—or should—religion play in our public lives? Reflecting on her recent work concerni…

    Contributors Eduardo Mendieta (Editor), Jonathan VanAntwerpen (Editor) Publisher Columbia University Press, 2011