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Forgetful RemembranceSocial Forgetting and Vernacular Historiography of a Rebellion in Ulster

Forgetful Remembrance: Social Forgetting and Vernacular Historiography of a Rebellion in Ulster

Guy Beiner

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198749356
eISBN:
9780191813467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198749356.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, Historiography

What happens when a society attempts to obscure inconvenient episodes in its past? In 1798, Ulster Protestants—in particular Presbyterians—participated alongside Catholics in the failed republican ... More

The Politics of PeaceA Global Cold War History

The Politics of Peace: A Global Cold War History

Petra Goedde

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780195370836
eISBN:
9780190936136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195370836.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This study explores the emerging politics of peace, both as an ideal and as a pragmatic aspect of international relations during the early Cold War. By tracing the myriad ways in which a broad ... More

Ray BolgerMore than a Scarecrow

Ray Bolger: More than a Scarecrow

Holly Van Leuven

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190639044
eISBN:
9780190639075
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190639044.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Ray Bolger: More Than a Scarecrow is the first book-length biography of the American eccentric dancer and popular culture figure, best known for his role in the 1939 film musical The Wizard of Oz. ... More

Coming HomeHow Midwives Changed Birth

Coming Home: How Midwives Changed Birth

Wendy Kline

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190232511
eISBN:
9780190232542
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190232511.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Family History

By the mid-twentieth century, two things appeared destined for extinction in the United States: the practice of home birth and the profession of midwifery. In 1940, close to half of all U.S. births ... More

Love at Last SightDating, Intimacy, and Risk in Turn-of-the-Century Berlin

Love at Last Sight: Dating, Intimacy, and Risk in Turn-of-the-Century Berlin

Tyler Carrington

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190917760
eISBN:
9780190917791
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190917760.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

Love at Last Sight is a history of dating in the modern metropolis. It opens with the seemingly simple question, “How did single people meet and fall in love in new big cities like Berlin at the turn ... More

Politics in the MarketplaceWork, Gender, and Citizenship in Revolutionary France

Politics in the Marketplace: Work, Gender, and Citizenship in Revolutionary France

Katie Jarvis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190917111
eISBN:
9780190917142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190917111.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

Politics in the Marketplace integrates politics, economics, and gender to ask how the Dames des Halles invented notions of citizenship through everyday trade during the French Revolution. As crucial ... More

Revisiting The Polite and Commercial PeopleEssays in Georgian Politics, Society, and Culture in Honour of Professor Paul Langford

Revisiting The Polite and Commercial People: Essays in Georgian Politics, Society, and Culture in Honour of Professor Paul Langford

Elaine Chalus and Perry Gauci (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198802631
eISBN:
9780191840937
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802631.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

For some time before his death in July 2015, former colleagues and students of Paul Langford had discussed the possibility of organizing a festschrift to celebrate his remarkable contribution to ... More

China and the Islamic WorldHow the New Silk Road is Transforming Global Politics

China and the Islamic World: How the New Silk Road is Transforming Global Politics

Robert R. Bianchi

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190915285
eISBN:
9780190915315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190915285.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

China is building a New Silk Road that runs through the heartland of the Muslim world. Its leaders promise to bring about change through improved economies and greater communications across the ... More

Civic Activism UnleashedNew Hope or False Dawn for Democracy?

Civic Activism Unleashed: New Hope or False Dawn for Democracy?

Richard Youngs

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190931704
eISBN:
9780190931735
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190931704.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The book examines the changing shape of contemporary civic activism. It investigates what kind of new civic activism is emerging around the world and assesses how far this is really different from ... More

Great Power RisingTheodore Roosevelt and the Politics of U.S. Foreign Policy

Great Power Rising: Theodore Roosevelt and the Politics of U.S. Foreign Policy

John M. Thompson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190859954
eISBN:
9780190935351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190859954.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

This book examines the relationship between domestic politics and Theodore Roosevelt’s foreign policy. It argues that, in spite of the complicated nature of the US system, with its overlapping ... More

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