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Paris and the Cliché of HistoryThe City and Photographs, 1860-1970

Paris and the Cliché of History: The City and Photographs, 1860-1970

Catherine E. Clark

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190681647
eISBN:
9780190681678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190681647.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Ideas

Focusing on one of photography’s birthplaces, Paris and the Cliché of History tells the story of how photographs came to be imagined and deployed as documents of the past. It uncovers the changing ... More

Where Is All My Relation?The Poetics of Dave the Potter

Where Is All My Relation?: The Poetics of Dave the Potter

Michael A. Chaney

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199390205
eISBN:
9780199390229
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199390205.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book provides a critical introduction to David Drake, or Dave the Potter, an enslaved pottery maker and author of inscribed verses and couplets, who lived and worked in Edgefield, South ... More

Spirits of Place in American Literary Culture

Spirits of Place in American Literary Culture

John Gatta

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190646547
eISBN:
9780190646578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190646547.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

What might it mean, existentially and spiritually, for humans to form an intimate relation with discrete sites or dwelling places on earth? In ancient Rome, the notion of a locale’s genius loci ... More

The Oedipus Plays of SophoclesPhilosophical Perspectives

The Oedipus Plays of Sophocles: Philosophical Perspectives

Paul Woodruff (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190669447
eISBN:
9780190669485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190669447.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Among ancient Greek plays, the Oedipus plays of Sophocles have been especially interesting to philosophers. Much of the action in each play centers on the oscillation of the main character between ... More

The Mightie FrameEpochal Change and the Modern World

The Mightie Frame: Epochal Change and the Modern World

Nicholas Greenwood Onuf

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190879808
eISBN:
9780190879839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190879808.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

Inspired by Michel Foucault’s The Order of Things, this book tells a story about epochal change in the modern world. While both books are concerned with how we moderns think about ourselves and our ... More

Liberalism and Distributive Justice

Liberalism and Distributive Justice

Samuel Freeman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190699260
eISBN:
9780190699291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190699260.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This volume of essays addresses a wide range of issues in contemporary political philosophy, from the different branches of liberalism and their relation to capitalism, to the basic institutions of a ... More

Gospels before the Book

Gospels before the Book

Matthew D. C. Larsen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190848583
eISBN:
9780190848613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190848583.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

What does it mean to read the gospels “before the book”? For centuries, the way people have talked about the gospels has been shaped by ideas that have more to do with the printing press and modern ... More

Decoration and Display in Rome's Imperial ThermaeMessages of Power and their Popular Reception at the Baths of Caracalla

Decoration and Display in Rome's Imperial Thermae: Messages of Power and their Popular Reception at the Baths of Caracalla

Maryl B. Gensheimer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190614782
eISBN:
9780190614805
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190614782.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

Across the Roman Empire, ubiquitous archaeological, art historical, and literary evidence attests to the significance of bathing for Romans’ daily routines. Given the importance of bathing to the ... More

Little Cold WarriorsAmerican Childhood in the 1950s

Little Cold Warriors: American Childhood in the 1950s

Victoria M. Grieve

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190675684
eISBN:
9780190675714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190675684.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

American children’s experiences during the Cold War were complex. Both conservative and liberal Baby Boomers have romanticized the 1950s as an age of innocence, but these nostalgic narratives obscure ... More

The Zapatista Movement and Mexico's Democratic TransitionMobilization, Success, and Survival

The Zapatista Movement and Mexico's Democratic Transition: Mobilization, Success, and Survival

María Inclán

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190869465
eISBN:
9780190869496
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190869465.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Political Economy

What happens to insurgent social movements that emerge during a democratic transition but fail to achieve their goals? How influential are they? Are they able to survive their initial mobilizing ... More

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