A State Is Born
The Establishment of the Israeli System of Government,1947-1951 Jonathan David Fine - Author
Canals, Commerce, and Tourism in the Niagara-Great Lakes Borderland Region, 1792–1837 Janet Dorothy Larkin - Author
A Spirit of Sacrifice
New York State in the First World War Aaron Noble - Author Keith Swaney - Author Vicki Weiss - Author
Focuses on the posters of World War I as a medium to interpret the tremendous role played by New York State and its citizens in the war effort. “New York’s pride is the pride of things done. Her leadership is no more due to her great wealth or her large population than to the patriotism of her citizens and the uses to which her wealth is put. In every war in which this country has engaged, she has shown a spirit ...(Read More)
Issues and Challenges in an Era of Mass Population Movement Marilyn Hoskin - Author
Undergraduate-level textbook introducing students to the factors which define immigration politics in the United States and Europe.
Based on the dual premise that nations need to learn from how immigration issues are handled in other modern democracies, and that adaptation to a new era of refugee and emigration movements is critical to a stable world, Marilyn Hoskin systematically compares the immigration polici...(Read More)
Birth in Ancient China
A Study of Metaphor and Cultural Identity in Pre-Imperial China Constance A. Cook - Author Xinhui Luo - Author
Reveals cultural paradigms and historical prejudices regarding the role of birthing and women in the reproduction of society.
Using newly discovered and excavated texts, Constance A. Cook and Xinhui Luo systematically explore material culture, inscriptions, transmitted texts, and genealogies from BCE China to reconstruct the role of women in social reproduction in the ancient Chinese world. Applying paleographi...(Read More)
Nathan Sanford in the Era of the Early Republic Ann Sandford - Author
Tells the untold story of the life and career of Nathan Sanford, a New York State lawyer-politician who capitalized on opportunities created by the new politics of the early Republic to achieve social mobility.
Set in the tumultuous decades of post-revolutionary America, Reluctant Reformer brings to light the long neglected New York lawyer-politician, Nathan Sanford. As a lawyer, Sanford contributed to modern property la...(Read More)
Presents a major new interpretation of the Ashcan School of Art, arguing that these artists made the working-class city at the turn of the century a subject for beautiful art.
At the beginning of the twentieth century the Ashcan School of Art blazed onto the art scene, introducing a revolutionary vision of New York City. In contrast to the elite artists who painted the upper class bedecked in finery, in ...(Read More)