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Queen Boudica and Historical Culture in BritainAn Image of Truth

Queen Boudica and Historical Culture in Britain: An Image of Truth

Martha Vandrei

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198816720
eISBN:
9780191858352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816720.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Historiography

This innovative and distinctive book takes a long chronological view and a wide-ranging, interdisciplinary approach. It is the definitive work on the posthumous reputation of the ever-popular warrior ... 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

Royal Responsibility in Anglo-Norman Historical Writing

Royal Responsibility in Anglo-Norman Historical Writing

Emily A. Winkler

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198812388
eISBN:
9780191850257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812388.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Historiography

It has long been established that the crisis of 1066 generated a florescence of historical writing in the first half of the twelfth century. This book presents a new perspective on previously ... More

Future HistoryGlobal Fantasies in Seventeenth-Century American and British Writings

Future History: Global Fantasies in Seventeenth-Century American and British Writings

Kristina Bross

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190665135
eISBN:
9780190665166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190665135.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, Historiography

Future History analyzes English and American writings that imagine England on a global stage well before England became an empire or the United States became a global power. Through close readings, ... More

History after HobsbawmWriting the Past for the Twenty-First Century

History after Hobsbawm: Writing the Past for the Twenty-First Century

John H. Arnold, Matthew Hilton, and Jan Rüger (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198768784
eISBN:
9780191822124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198768784.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

What does it mean—and what might it yet come to mean—to write ‘history’ in the twenty-first century? This volume brings together leading historians from across the globe to ask what being an ... More

Admiration and AweMorisco Buildings and Identity Negotiations  in Early Modern Spanish Historiography

Admiration and Awe: Morisco Buildings and Identity Negotiations in Early Modern Spanish Historiography

Antonio Urquízar-Herrera

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198797456
eISBN:
9780191838811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797456.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Historiography

This book offers the first systematic analysis of the cultural and religious appropriation of Andalusian architecture by Spanish historians during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Early ... More

Encounters Old and New in World HistoryEssays Inspired by Jerry H. Bentley

Encounters Old and New in World History: Essays Inspired by Jerry H. Bentley

Alan Karras and Laura J. Mitchell (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824865917
eISBN:
9780824875626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824865917.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

This volume responds to provocations that Jerry Bentley tendered in his scholarship and through his professional activities. The collection interrogates the institutional settings, disciplinary ... More

The Historians of Angevin England

The Historians of Angevin England

Michael Staunton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198769965
eISBN:
9780191822742
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198769965.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Historiography

The end of the twelfth century and the beginning of the thirteenth saw an explosion of creativity in English historical writing. In the space of a few decades, Roger of Howden, Ralph of Diceto, ... More

History as a Kind of WritingTextual Strategies in Contemporary French Historiography

History as a Kind of Writing: Textual Strategies in Contemporary French Historiography

Philippe Carrard

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226427966
eISBN:
9780226428017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226428017.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

This book examines conventions of writing in contemporary French historiography. It asks how French historians organize their texts; whether they stage themselves or seek to conceal their presence; ... More

The Prospect of Global History

The Prospect of Global History

James Belich, John Darwin, Margret Frenz, and Chris Wickham (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198732259
eISBN:
9780191796562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732259.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

This volume is the first of a new series from the Oxford Centre for Global History. It seeks to apply global history rather than merely preach it, and suggests a number of ways in which this can be ... More

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