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Gendering the Trans-Pacific World

Diaspora, Empire, and Race

Series Editors: Catherine Ceniza Choy and Judy Tzu-Chun Wu

This innovative book series explores the gendered nature of the Pacific World by focusing on three phenomena: Diaspora, Empire, and Race. It features how people have dispersed across the Pacific for trade, labor, migration, cultural exchange, and military engagement. These migrations rarely occur in gendered balanced ways, resulting in “bachelor” societies in the receiving country and “stranded” women in the sending country. At other times, female migrants have been in the forefront of migration. The Pacific has also been the site of multiple empires – Asian, European, and American. These colonial powers were invested in managing the gender and sexual relations among and between “natives” and “colonizers.” Finally, the phenomenon of migration and political expansion coincided with racializing processes that established social hierarchies based on naturalized assumptions of biological difference. Here again, gender was essential to these efforts. Gendering the Trans-Pacific World seeks scholarship that offers original approaches to understanding these complex power relations. It welcomes social and cultural history and biography as well as interdisciplinary works that examine art, photography, film, and literature.

Manuscripts should be at least 90,000 words in length (including footnotes and bibliography). Manuscripts may also include illustrations and other visual material. The editors will consider proposals for original monographs, edited collections, translations, and critical primary source editions.

Authors are cordially invited to submit proposals and/or full manuscripts by email to the publisher Jason Prevost. Please direct all other correspondence to Assistant Editor Debbie de Wit.
Brill's Specials in Modern History contains high quality studies in modern and contemporary history. This peer reviewed series covers social, economic, political and cultural history with no geographical limitations, as well as historiography and theory of history.
How have the historical experiences and legacies of the communist revolution before 1949 and socialism under Mao influenced the course of reform and development in China since the 1980s? And how do Chinese intellectuals reexamine the aspects and trajectories of socialism and reform in China and reinterpret the links and discontinuities between them? The Rethinking Socialism and Reform in China series presents the most innovative studies in English translation by leading Chinese scholars, which have been originally published by Open Times ( Kaifang shidai), one of the most influential journals in China that appeals to both academics and the general public. The planned volumes of the series cover a variety of themes ranging from the communist revolution, social control and mobilization, and everyday power relations in Maoist China, to economic change, governance and resistance, gender, ethnicity, and cultural issues in recent decades.
Series Editors: Jussi M. Hanhimäki and Marco Wyss

The overall aim of this book series is to offer new perspectives on the East-West conflict by building on recent and current historiographical developments in Cold War history. The series moves beyond traditional narratives by investigating the impact of both medium and lesser powers on the evolution of the Cold War. In addition to state actors, potential authors are also encouraged to focus on international organisations and non-state actors, such as national liberation movements, non-governmental organisations, and civil society groups. The geographical scope of the series is global and extends to all continents to cover also hitherto neglected (sub-)regions, notably in the so-called Third World. Methodologically, submissions should preferably be based on multi-archival historical research, and can draw on other related disciplines, such as (but not limited to) international relations and anthropology. While the editors privilege single-authored research monographs, they also welcome proposals for multi-authored volumes.

Authors are cordially invited to submit proposals and/or full manuscripts by email to the publisher Jason Prevost. Please direct all other correspondence to Assistant Editor Debbie de Wit.

Edited by Massimiliano Badino, Alexander Blum and Jürgen Renn

The nineteenth century has witnessed the unprecedented development of classical physics, the multifarious use of physics and chemistry in industry, the rise of evolutionary theories in biology and geology, and a number of groundbreaking developments. Though most of these trends continued into the twentieth century, the theories of relativity and quantum mechanics transformed radically the classical view of physics and research in the life sciences revealed a number of astonishing results. Furthermore, during the second half of the twentieth century, “Big Science” has come to characterize the dramatic institutional metamorphoses of science. Historians and sociologists of science, in ever increasing numbers, have been offering many new and insightful accounts into the sciences of these two centuries while at the same time, a number of historical and historiographic issues have been the subject of lively discussions among them. Aiming at contributing to this growing scholarly interest, Brill Publishers have decided to start a peer-reviewed series in the History of Modern Science with emphasis in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

History of Modern Science was initially published as a subseries of History of Science and Medicine Library; 1 volume appeared as part of that subseries.

Authors are cordially invited to submit proposals and/or full manuscripts by email to the publisher Stefan Einarson or to one of the series editors: Massimiliano Badino, University of Verona, Alexander Blum, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin or Jürgen Renn, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin.
For information on how to submit a book proposal, please consult the Brill Author Guide.
This peer reviewed book series focuses on scholarly publications (monographs, edited volumes, catalogues) on visual arts in the Netherlands up to 1900.
The Oud Holland Book Series is closely related to the journal Oud Holland, Quarterly for Dutch Art History, the oldest surviving art historical journal in the world. The book series is a platform for larger studies on topics relevant for the journal. Books are published in English.

Manuscripts can be submitted for review to the publisher, attention of Liesbeth Hugenholtz (

Edited by Mordechai Feingold

Universities are knowledge-generating institutions, and modern societies regard knowledge, especially cutting-edge knowledge, as the necessary basis for national and international improvement. However, the question of how to organize and disseminate knowledge remains central to the goal and is today a primary concern of academics, policy analysts, organizational sociologists, industrial leaders and government officials. Historians, particularly historians of science and technology and specialists in the history of liberal learning, have contributed to the discussions by offering examples of changes in the organization of knowledge and its delivery, explaining how intellectual innovations and departures enter existing institutions or, encountering resistance, create new structures. But we still lack a systematic or concentrated scholarly understanding of how closely knowledge-generation and teaching styles are influenced by historical circumstances and tied to particular organizational structures, such as academies, departments, faculties, laboratories, schools, research institutes or special programs. It is especially important to understand how alterations in knowledge affect or fail to affect the structures of inquiry and teaching.

Scientific and Learned Cultures and Their Institutions is a peer-reviewed book series that has no restriction as to period, country or discipline. Its guiding editorial principle is to welcome studies that tie science and scholarship to their social conditions and organizational contexts.

Scientific and Learned Cultures and Their Institutions was initially published as a subseries of History of Science and Medicine Library; 10 volumes appeared as part of that subseries.
The Global Economic History Series aims to publish works contributing to the description, clarification and explanation of long-term changes in world economy, including such issues as the differential economic development of various countries and regions, and the economic and social inequalities that resulted from this imbalanced pattern. The series includes studies which combine a theoretical perspective with detailed historical investigations, and utilise a comparative perspective to unravel the mysteries of global economic development.

General Editors: Maarten Prak and Jan Luiten van Zanden

Authors are cordially invited to submit proposals and/or full manuscripts to either the series editors or the publisher at BRILL, Wendel Scholma.

Manuscripts (in English) should be 90,000 to 180,000 words in length and may include black and white illustrations. The editors are interested in receiving proposals for specialist monographs and syntheses, multi-authored contributions such as conference proceedings, as well as thematic issues, source translations and edited texts.

Brill Open offers you the choice to make your research freely accessible online in exchange for a Publication Charge. This can be by choice or to comply with funding mandates or university requirements. Brill offers various options of Open Access; for more information please go to the Brill Open webpage.

The series published an average of one volume per year over the last 5 years.

For more information about the subseries The Quantitative Economic History of China click here.

Edited by Michael B. Winship

The Industrial World is a peer-reviewed series that explores the ways that industrialization has shaped the production, distribution, and reception of books from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the present day. This period is marked by the introduction of new technologies – not just of manufacture, but also of transportation and communication – that have profoundly altered the ways that books are created and circulated and that have, among other things, enabled the rise of international publishing conglomerates that can reach a global mass market. The series investigates every aspect of the book in the industrial world, from the reorganization of the book and publishing trades to the present impact of digital texts and the internet.