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Between Two MotherlandsNationality and Emigration among the Greeks of Bulgaria, 1900-1949

Between Two Motherlands: Nationality and Emigration among the Greeks of Bulgaria, 1900-1949

Theodora Dragostinova

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449451
eISBN:
9780801460685
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449451.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In 1900, 2 percent of Bulgaria's population could be described as Greek, whether by nationality, language, or religion. The complex identities of the population became entangled in the growing ... More

Beyond BordersStories of Yunnanese Chinese Migrants of Burma

Beyond Borders: Stories of Yunnanese Chinese Migrants of Burma

Wen-Chin Chang

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453311
eISBN:
9780801454516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453311.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The Yunnanese from southwestern China have for millennia traded throughout upland Southeast Asia. Burma in particular has served as a “back door” to Yunnan, providing a sanctuary for political ... More

The Big SqueezeA Social and Political History of the Controversial Mammogram

The Big Squeeze: A Social and Political History of the Controversial Mammogram

Handel Reynolds

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450938
eISBN:
9780801466007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450938.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In 2009, an influential panel of medical experts ignited a controversy when they recommended that most women should not begin routine mammograms to screen for breast cancer until the age of fifty, ... More

Bitter ChoicesLoyalty and Betrayal in the Russian Conquest of the North Caucasus

Bitter Choices: Loyalty and Betrayal in the Russian Conquest of the North Caucasus

Michael Khodarkovsky

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449727
eISBN:
9780801462894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449727.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

Russia's attempt to consolidate its authority in the North Caucasus has exerted a terrible price on both sides since the mid-nineteenth century. This book tells a concise and compelling history of ... More

Black ViennaThe Radical Right in the Red City, 1918-1938

Black Vienna: The Radical Right in the Red City, 1918-1938

Janek Wasserman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452871
eISBN:
9780801455223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452871.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Interwar Vienna was considered a bastion of radical socialist thought, and its reputation as “Red Vienna” has loomed large in both the popular imagination and the historiography of Central Europe. ... More

Blood TiesReligion, Violence and the Politics of Nationhood in Ottoman Macedonia, 1878-1908

Blood Ties: Religion, Violence and the Politics of Nationhood in Ottoman Macedonia, 1878-1908

Ipek Yosmaoglu

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452260
eISBN:
9780801469800
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452260.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The region that is today the Republic of Macedonia was long the heart of the Ottoman Empire in Europe. It was home to a mix of peoples and faiths who had for hundreds of years lived together in ... More

Bones Around My NeckThe Life and Exile of a Prince Provocateur

Bones Around My Neck: The Life and Exile of a Prince Provocateur

Tamara Loos

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704635
eISBN:
9781501706172
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704635.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Prince Prisdang Chumsai (1852–1935) served as Siam's first diplomat to Europe during the most dramatic moment of Siam's political history, when its independence was threatened by European ... More

Borders among ActivistsInternational NGOs in the United States, Britain, and France

Borders among Activists: International NGOs in the United States, Britain, and France

Sarah S. Stroup

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450730
eISBN:
9780801464256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450730.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book challenges the notion that political activism has gone beyond borders and created a global or transnational civil society. Instead, at the most globally active, purportedly cosmopolitan ... More

Bought and SoldLiving and Losing the Good Life in Socialist Yugoslavia

Bought and Sold: Living and Losing the Good Life in Socialist Yugoslavia

Patrick Hyder Patterson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450044
eISBN:
9780801463631
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450044.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Yugoslavia was unique among the communist countries of the Cold War era in its openness to mixing cultural elements from both socialism and capitalism. Ordinary Yugoslavs enjoyed access to a wide ... More

Breaking the Ties That BoundThe Politics of Marital Strife in Late Imperial Russia

Breaking the Ties That Bound: The Politics of Marital Strife in Late Imperial Russia

Barbara Alpern Engel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449512
eISBN:
9780801460692
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449512.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

Russia's Great Reforms of 1861 were sweeping social and legal changes that aimed to modernize the country. In the following decades, rapid industrialization and urbanization profoundly transformed ... More

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