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Architects and Intellectual Culture in Post-Restoration England

Architects and Intellectual Culture in Post-Restoration England

Matthew Walker

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198746355
eISBN:
9780191808913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198746355.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

Architects and Intellectual Culture in Post-Restoration England charts the moment when well-educated, well-resourced, English intellectuals first became interested in classical architecture in ... More

Britannia's AuxiliariesContinental Europeans and the British Empire, 1740-1800

Britannia's Auxiliaries: Continental Europeans and the British Empire, 1740-1800

Stephen Conway

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198808701
eISBN:
9780191846243
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808701.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

This book provides the first wide-ranging attempt to consider the continental European contribution to the eighteenth-century British Empire. The British benefited from many different European ... More

British Academy Lectures, 2015-16

British Academy Lectures, 2015-16

Janet Carsten and Simon Frith (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780197266045
eISBN:
9780191851452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266045.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The content derives from the British Academy’s public lecture programme which presents specialist research in an accessible manner. The papers range in subject matter over archaeology, economics, ... More

Cowboy ClassicsThe Roots of the American Western in the Epic Tradition

Cowboy Classics: The Roots of the American Western in the Epic Tradition

Kirsten Day

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474402460
eISBN:
9781474422055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402460.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In the American cultural imagination, the Wild West is a mythic-historical place where our nation’s values and ideologies were formed. The heroes of this dangerous world, most familiar to us through ... More

Demolition on Karl Marx SquareCultural Barbarism and the People's State in 1968

Demolition on Karl Marx Square: Cultural Barbarism and the People's State in 1968

Andrew Demshuk

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190645120
eISBN:
9780190645151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190645120.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

Communist East Germany’s demolition of Leipzig’s intact medieval University Church in May 1968 was an act widely decried as “cultural barbarism”. Although overshadowed by the crackdown on Prague ... More

Emotional CitiesDebates on Urban Change in Berlin and Cairo, 1860-1910

Emotional Cities: Debates on Urban Change in Berlin and Cairo, 1860-1910

Joseph Ben Prestel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198797562
eISBN:
9780191839009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797562.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

Between 1860 and 1910, Berlin and Cairo went through a period of dynamic transformation. During this period, a growing number of contemporaries in both places made corresponding arguments about how ... More

The Free Port of Livorno and the Transformation of the Mediterranean World

The Free Port of Livorno and the Transformation of the Mediterranean World

Corey Tazzara

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198791584
eISBN:
9780191833946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791584.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

In the twilight of the Renaissance, the grand duke of Tuscany—a scion of the fabled Medici family of bankers—invited foreign merchants, artisans, and ship captains to settle in his port city of ... More

The Great Exhibition, 1851A Sourcebook

The Great Exhibition, 1851: A Sourcebook

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719099120
eISBN:
9781526128270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099120.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This Sourcebook is the first of its kind to provide a comprehensive selection of carefully edited primary material on the subject of the Great Exhibition of 1851. The book allows teachers and ... More

History of UniversitiesVolume XXX / 1-2

History of Universities: Volume XXX / 1-2

Mordechai Feingold (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198807025
eISBN:
9780191844812
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807025.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This double issue of The History of Universities series contains the customary mix of learned texts and book review chapters which look further into the history of higher education. The volume is a ... More

How the Past was UsedHistorical cultures, c. 750-2000

How the Past was Used: Historical cultures, c. 750-2000

Peter Lambert and Björn Weiler (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780197266120
eISBN:
9780191860010
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266120.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This volume brings together anthropologists, historians and literary scholars in order to explore how societies represented and used the past. Case studies range from the seventh century to the ... More

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