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Betting on the AfricansJohn F. Kennedy's Courting of African Nationalist Leaders

Betting on the Africans: John F. Kennedy's Courting of African Nationalist Leaders

Philip E. Muehlenbeck

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195396096
eISBN:
9780199932672
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396096.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, World Modern History

At the start of his administration, John F. Kennedy launched a personal policy initiative to court African nationalist leaders. This policy was designed to improve US-African relations and ... More

Beyond the Arab Cold WarThe International History of the Yemen Civil War, 1962-68

Beyond the Arab Cold War: The International History of the Yemen Civil War, 1962-68

Asher Orkaby

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190618445
eISBN:
9780190618476
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190618445.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History, World Modern History

Beyond the Arab Cold War brings the Yemen Civil War (1962–68) to the forefront of modern Middle East history, in a comprehensive account that features multilingual and multinational archives and oral ... More

Black Experience and the Empire

Black Experience and the Empire

Philip D. Morgan and Sean Hawkins (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199290673
eISBN:
9780191700569
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290673.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This work explores the lives of people of sub-Saharan Africa and their descendants, how they were shaped by empire, and how they in turn influenced the empire in everything from material goods to ... More

Botswana 1939–1945An African Country at War

Botswana 1939–1945: An African Country at War

Ashley Jackson

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207641
eISBN:
9780191677762
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207641.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book is a full study of an African country during the Second World War. Unusually, it provides both an Africanist and an imperial perspective. Using extensive archival and oral evidence, the ... More

Bound for AmericaThe Transportation of British Convicts to the Colonies, 1718-1775

Bound for America: The Transportation of British Convicts to the Colonies, 1718-1775

A. Roger Ekirch

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202110
eISBN:
9780191675157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202110.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

During the 18th century, transportation to the colonies became Britain's foremost criminal punishment. From 1718 to 1775, British courts banished fifty thousand convicts. They formed the largest body ... More

Bourgeois Liberty and the Politics of FearFrom Absolutism to Neo-Conservatism

Bourgeois Liberty and the Politics of Fear: From Absolutism to Neo-Conservatism

Marc Mulholland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199653577
eISBN:
9780191744594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653577.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Ideas

In 1842, the German poet, Henrich Heine, wrote that the bourgeoisie, ‘obsessed by a nightmare apprehension of disaster’ and ‘an instinctive dread of communism’, were driven against their better ... More

Britain and Central Europe
                        1918–1933

Britain and Central Europe 1918–1933

Gábor Bátonyi

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207481
eISBN:
9780191677687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207481.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book emphasises the key role played by Britain in restoring peace and stability in central Europe after the First World War. It focuses on the endeavours of British ... More

Britain, China, and Colonial Australia

Britain, China, and Colonial Australia

Benjamin Mountford

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198790549
eISBN:
9780191831843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790549.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Towards the end of the nineteenth century the British Empire was confronted by two great Chinese questions. The first of these questions (often known as the ‘Far Eastern question’ to contemporaries) ... More

British Academy Lectures 2012-13Published in the online Journal of the British Academy

British Academy Lectures 2012-13: Published in the online Journal of the British Academy

Janet Carsten and Simon Frith (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265666
eISBN:
9780191771927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265666.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The content derives from the British Academy’s public lecture programme which presents specialist research in an accessible manner. The papers range in subject matter over anthropology, literature, ... More

British Slave Emancipation

British Slave Emancipation

Green William A.

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202783
eISBN:
9780191675515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202783.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This is a study of the West Indies in the mid-nineteenth century. The author draws together the experiences of more than a dozen different sugar colonies and forms them into a coherent historical ... More

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