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Aymer de ValenceEarl of Pembroke 1307-1324. Baronial Politics in the Reign of Edward II

Aymer de Valence: Earl of Pembroke 1307-1324. Baronial Politics in the Reign of Edward II

J. R. S. Phillips

Published in print:
1972
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198223597
eISBN:
9780191861048
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198223597.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book examines the course and significance of English politics in the reign of Edward II through a study of the career of one important magnate, Aymer de Valence, Earl of Pembroke from 1307 to ... More

Crisis, Collapse, Militarism and Civil WarThe History and Historiography of 18th Century Iran

Crisis, Collapse, Militarism and Civil War: The History and Historiography of 18th Century Iran

Michael Axworthy (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190250324
eISBN:
9780190250348
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190250324.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Eighteenth-century Iran is of central significance to the modern history of the country, but as a field of study it has been neglected. It was a century of revolt, war, political disorder, anarchy ... More

Delhi in Transition, 1821 and BeyondMirza Sangin Beg's Sair-ul Manazil

Delhi in Transition, 1821 and Beyond: Mirza Sangin Beg's Sair-ul Manazil

Shama Mitra Chenoy (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199477739
eISBN:
9780199090907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199477739.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Commissioned by the English East India Company to write about contemporary nineteenth-century Delhi, Mirza Sangin Beg walked around the city to capture its highly fascinating urban and suburban ... More

Devouring JapanGlobal Perspectives on Japanese Culinary Identity

Devouring Japan: Global Perspectives on Japanese Culinary Identity

Nancy K. Stalker (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190240400
eISBN:
9780190240448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190240400.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, Cultural History

In recent years, Japan’s cuisine, or washoku, has been eclipsing that of France as the world’s most desirable food. UNESCO recognized washoku as an intangible cultural treasure in 2013, and Tokyo ... More

EpidemicsHate and Compassion from the Plague of Athens to AIDS

Epidemics: Hate and Compassion from the Plague of Athens to AIDS

Samuel K. Cohn, Jr.

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198819660
eISBN:
9780191859984
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198819660.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine, Social History

This book challenges a dominant hypothesis in the study of epidemics. From an interdisciplinary array of scholars, a consensus has emerged: invariably, epidemics in past times provoked class hatred, ... More

Fictive Orders and Feminine Religious Identities, 1200-1600

Fictive Orders and Feminine Religious Identities, 1200-1600

Alison More

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198807698
eISBN:
9780191845512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807698.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

Any visitor to Belgium or the Netherlands is immediately struck by the number of convents and beguinages (begijnhoven) in both major cities and small towns. Their number and location in urban centres ... More

Gandhi Against Caste

Gandhi Against Caste

Nishikant Kolge

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199474295
eISBN:
9780199091089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474295.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

In 1909, while still in South Africa, Gandhi publicly decried the caste system for its inequalities. Shortly after his return to India though, he spoke of the generally beneficial aspects of caste. ... More

Graphic Signs of Authority in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages, 300-900

Graphic Signs of Authority in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages, 300-900

Ildar Garipzanov

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198815013
eISBN:
9780191852848
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815013.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Historiography

This book presents a cultural history of graphic signs such as the sign of the cross, christograms, monograms, and other graphic devices, examining how they were employed to relate to and interact ... More

History of UniversitiesVolume XXXI / 1

History of Universities: Volume XXXI / 1

Mordechai Feingold (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198827344
eISBN:
9780191866234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827344.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This text contains a mix of learned articles and book reviews. The text contains a combination of original research and invaluable reference material. Topics covered include: democratic ... More

Illuminated History Books in the Anglo-Norman World, 1066-1272

Illuminated History Books in the Anglo-Norman World, 1066-1272

Laura Cleaver

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198802624
eISBN:
9780191840920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802624.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

During the twelfth and thirteenth centuries texts about the recent and more distant past were produced in remarkable numbers in the lands controlled by the kings of England. This may be seen, in ... More

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