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Intimate Communities Wartime Healthcare and the Birth of Modern China, 1937-1945
Intimate Communities is not only a major contribution to the histories of medicine, gender, emotion, and nationalism, but even more importantly, it opens up exciting horizons by making visible and exploring the surprising ...
The Fixer Visa Lottery Chronicles
Charles Piot follows a visa broker -- known as a "fixer" -- in the West African nation of Togo as he helps his clients apply for the U.S. Diversity Visa Lottery program.
New World Gold Cultural Anxiety and Monetary Disorder in Early Modern Spain
Elvira Vilches examines economic treatises, stories of travel and conquest, moralist writings, fiction, poetry, and drama to reveal that New World gold ultimately became a problematic source of power that destabilized Spain’s ...
Transgressive Women in Modern Russian and East European Cultures From the Bad to the Blasphemous
Investigating the genesis of the prosecuted "crimes" and implied sins of the female performing group Pussy Riot, the most famous Russian feminist collective to date, the essays in Transgressive Women in Modern ...
Whisper Tapes Kate Millett in Iran
Published with the fortieth anniversary of the Iranian Revolution and the women's protests that followed on its heels, Whisper Tapes re-introduces Millett's historic visit to Iran and lays out the nature of her encounter ...