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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

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

Class, Politics, and the Decline of Deference in England, 1968-2000

Class, Politics, and the Decline of Deference in England, 1968-2000

Florence Sutcliffe-Braithwaite

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198812579
eISBN:
9780191850387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812579.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This book examines class identities and politics in late twentieth-century England. Class remained important to ‘ordinary’ people’s identities and their narratives about social change in this period, ... More

King Sigismund of Poland and Martin LutherThe Reformation before Confessionalization

King Sigismund of Poland and Martin Luther: The Reformation before Confessionalization

Natalia Nowakowska

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198813453
eISBN:
9780191851346
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813453.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This first major study of the early Reformation and Polish monarchy for over a century asks why Crown and church in the reign of King Sigismund I (1506–48) did not persecute Lutherans. It offers a ... 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

Crime Control and Everyday Life in the Victorian CityThe Police and the Public

Crime Control and Everyday Life in the Victorian City: The Police and the Public

David Churchill

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198797845
eISBN:
9780191839160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797845.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This book provides the first detailed study of policing and civilian crime control in nineteenth-century England. It provides a sustained, empirically rich critique of existing accounts, which ... More

The Licensed CityRegulating drink in Liverpool, 1830-1920

The Licensed City: Regulating drink in Liverpool, 1830-1920

David Beckingham

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781781383438
eISBN:
9781786944207
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383438.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In nineteenth-century Britain few cities could rival Liverpool for recorded drunkenness. Civic pride at Liverpool’s imperial influence was undercut by anxieties about social problems that could all ... More

Iterations of LawLegal Histories from India

Iterations of Law: Legal Histories from India

Aparna Balachandran, Rashmi Pant, and Bhavani Raman (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199477791
eISBN:
9780199091096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199477791.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Iterations of Law: Legal Histories from India advances new perspectives on legal history from South Asia. While earlier historians looked at the results rather than the performance of law, the ... More

Caste and NatureDalits and Indian Environmental Politics

Caste and Nature: Dalits and Indian Environmental Politics

Mukul Sharma

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199477562
eISBN:
9780199090969
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199477562.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Rarely do Indian environmental discourses examine nature through the lens of caste. Whereas nature is considered as universal and inherent, caste is understood as a constructed historical and social ... More

The Hippie TrailA History

The Hippie Trail: A History

Sharif Gemie and Brian Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526114624
eISBN:
9781526132437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114624.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This is the first history of the hippy trail. Based on interviews and self-published works, it records the joys and pains of budget travel out to Kathmandu, India, Afghanistan and other ‘points east’ ... More

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