Re-creating Community and Well-Being at Buffalo Creek since the Notorious Coal-Mining Disaster in 1972
This unique book illustrates how community residents struggle to re-create community and well-being after a serious ecological shock. The resilience of the human character and the adaptability of community structures form the core of this book.
Chicago in the Progressive Era
In this first full-length study of improvement and NIAs, Craig Turnbull explores the ideas and behavior of key improvement ideologues and practitioners. The book outlines the rural origins of improvement, and examines why Chicago became a focal point of grassroots improvement during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Historical Observational Records of Comets and Meteor Showers from China, Japan, and Korea
“A spectacular follow-up [to an earlier work] with the same high quality and the same excellent expertise … an important source of data and inspiration for a much wider circle of scholars for whom the historical study of astronomy is limited by language barriers.” –Journal for the History of Astronomy
An Interdisciplinary Study of the Taiping and Tonghak Rebellions in a Global Context
This groundbreaking book re-examines the Taiping and the Tonghak movements in nineteenth-century Asia using a much wider range of sources than have been used by scholars in the past.