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    • Rare Earth Frontiers: From Terrestrial Subsoils to Lunar Landscapes 

      Klinger, Julie Michelle (Cornell University Press, 2017)
      Rare Earth Frontiers is a work of human geography that serves to demystify the powerful elements that make possible the miniaturization of electronics, green energy and medical technologies, and essential telecommunications ...
    • Reappraisals: Shifting Alignments in Postwar Critical Theory 

      Hohendahl, Peter Uwe (Cornell University Press, 1991)
      Reappraisals is a provocative account of the development of modern critical theory in Germany and the United States. Focusing on the period since World War II, Peter Uwe Hohendahl explores key debates on the function of ...
    • Reasons of State: Oil Politics and the Capacities of American Government 

      Ikenberry, G. John (Cornell University Press, 1988)
      In this lucid and theoretically sophisticated book, G. John Ikenberry focuses on the oil price shocks of 1973–74 and 1979, which placed extraordinary new burdens on governments worldwide and particularly on that of the ...
    • Recasting Islamic Law: Religion and the Nation State in Egyptian Constitution Making 

      Scott, Rachel M. (Cornell University Press, 2021)
      By examining the intersection of Islamic law, state law, religion, and culture in the Egyptian nation-building process, Recasting Islamic Law highlights how the sharia, when attached to constitutional commitments, is ...
    • Recharging China in War and Revolution, 1882–1955 

      Tan, Ying Jia (Cornell University Press, 2021)
      In Recharging China in War and Revolution, 1882–1955, Ying Jia Tan explores the fascinating politics of Chinese power consumption as electrical industries developed during seven decades of revolution and warfare. Tan traces ...
    • Reimagining Democracy: Lessons in Deliberative Democracy from the Irish Front Line 

      Farrell, David M.; Suiter, Jane (Cornell University Press, 2019)
      The Lawrence and Lynne Brown Democracy Medal, presented by the McCourtney Institute for Democracy at Penn State, recognizes outstanding individuals, groups, and organizations that produce innovations to further democracy ...
    • Research as Development: Biomedical Research, Ethics, and Collaboration in Sri Lanka 

      Sariola, Salla; Simpson, Bob (Cornell University Press, 2019)
      In Research as Development, Salla Sariola and Bob Simpson show how international collaboration operates in a setting that is typically portrayed as "resource-poor" and "scientifically lagging." Based on their long-term ...
    • Research Guide to the Russian and Soviet Censuses 

      Clem, Ralph S. (Cornell University Press, 1987)
      Taken together, the Russian census of 1897 and the Soviet censuses of 1926, 1959, 1970, and 1979 constitute the largest collection of empirical data available on that country, but until the publication of this book in 1986, ...
    • Revolution Goes East: Imperial Japan and Soviet Communism 

      Linkhoeva, Tatiana (Cornell University Press, 2020)
      Revolution Goes East is an intellectual history that applies a novel global perspective to the classic story of the rise of communism and the various reactions it provoked in Imperial Japan. Tatiana Linkhoeva demonstrates ...
    • Revolution of the Mind: Higher Learning among the Bolsheviks, 1918–1930 

      David-Fox, Michael (Cornell University Press, 1997)
      Using archival materials never previously accessible to Western scholars, Michael David-Fox analyzes Bolshevik Party educational and research initiatives in higher learning after 1917. His fresh consideration of the era ...
    • Revolutionary Acts: Amateur Theater and the Soviet State, 1917-1938 

      Mally, Lynn (Cornell University Press, 2000)
      During the Russian Revolution and Civil War, amateur theater groups sprang up in cities across the country. Workers, peasants, students, soldiers, and sailors provided entertainment ranging from improvisations to gymnastics ...
    • Rewolucja: Russian Poland, 1904–1908 

      Blobaum, Robert E. (Cornell University Press, 1995)
      The revolution of 1905 in the Russian-ruled Kingdom of Poland marked the consolidation of major new influences on the political scene. As he examines the emergence of a mass political culture in Poland, Robert E. Blobaum ...
    • Ritual Irony: Poetry and Sacrifice in Euripides 

      Foley, Helene P. (Cornell University Press, 1985)
      Ritual Irony is a critical study of four problematic later plays of Euripides: the Iphigenia in Aulis, the Phoenissae, the Heracles, and the Bacchae. Examining Euripides' representation of sacrificial ritual against the ...
    • Ruling Capital: Emerging Markets and the Reregulation of Cross-Border Finance 

      Gallagher, Kevin P. (Cornell University Press, 2014)
      In Ruling Capital, Kevin P. Gallagher demonstrates how several emerging market and developing countries (EMDs) managed to reregulate cross-border financial flows in the wake of the global financial crisis, despite the ...
    • Russian Formalism: A Metapoetics 

      Steiner, Peter (Cornell University Press, 1984)
      Russian Formalism, one of the twentieth century's most important movements in literary criticism, has received far less attention than most of its rivals. Examining Formalism in light of more recent developments in literary ...
    • Scandal and Democracy: Media Politics in Indonesia 

      McCoy, Mary E. (Cornell University Press, 2019)
      Successful transitions to enduring democracy are both difficult and rare. In Scandal and Democracy, Mary E. McCoy explores how newly democratizing nations can avoid reverting to authoritarian solutions in response to the ...
    • Scenes of Sympathy: Identity and Representation in Victorian Fiction 

      Jaffe, Audrey (Cornell University Press, 2000)
      In Scenes of Sympathy, Audrey Jaffe argues that representations of sympathy in Victorian fiction both reveal and unsettle Victorian ideologies of identity. Situating these representations within the context of Victorian ...
    • Secession and Security: Explaining State Strategy against Separatists 

      Butt, Ahsan I. (Cornell University Press, 2017)
      In Secession and Security, Ahsan I. Butt argues that states rather than separatists determine whether a secessionist struggle will be peaceful, violent, or genocidal. He investigates the strategies, ranging from negotiated ...
    • Security, Loyalty, and Science 

      Gellhorn, Walter (Cornell University Press, 1950)
      Both sides of a sensitive problem are assessed by Professor Gellhorn in this penetrating analysis of national security and its effect upon scientific progress. The costs and advantages of secrecy in certain areas of science ...
    • Seductive Reasoning: Pluralism as the Problematic of Contemporary Literary Theory 

      Rooney, Ellen (Cornell University Press, 1989)
      Seductive Reasoning takes a provocative look at contemporary Anglo-American literary theory, calling into question the critical consensus on pluralism's nature and its status in literary studies. Drawing on the insights ...