Articles in the Books Category
Author: Gregory M. Stein
With massive growth taking place in the real estate industry, how can China develop a free market and private ownership of land while still officially subscribing to Communist ideology? This study uses field interviews to establish how the Chinese real estate market operates in practice from both legal and business perspectives.
Co-Editor: Peter Gross
This book is a collection of analyses of Eastern European media by some of the most distinguished scholars in the field. The contributors to this volume respond to essential questions, including: Is the post-Communist transition and transformation over? When can it be considered over?
Author: Catherine Higgs
This book traces the early-twentieth-century journey of the Englishman Joseph Burtt to the Portuguese colony of São Tomé and Príncipe—the chocolate islands—through Angola and Mozambique, and finally to British Southern Africa. His journey took him from innocence and credulity to outrage and activism and ultimately helped change labor recruiting practices in colonial Africa.
Co-Editor: Mary Dzon
The cult of the Christ Child flourished in late medieval Europe across religious, geographic, and cultural boundaries. Depictions of Christ’s boyhood are found throughout popular culture, visual art, and literature. This book is the first interdisciplinary investigation of how representations of the Christ Child were conceptualized and employed in this period.