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Brokering BelongingChinese in Canada's Exclusion Era, 1885-1945

Brokering Belonging: Chinese in Canada's Exclusion Era, 1885-1945

Lisa Rose Mar

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199733132
eISBN:
9780199866533
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733132.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, World Medieval History

This work traces several generations of Chinese “brokers,” ethnic leaders who acted as intermediaries between the Chinese and Anglo worlds of Canada. At the time, most Chinese could not vote and many ... More

Canada and the British Empire

Canada and the British Empire

Phillip Buckner (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199563746
eISBN:
9780191701900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563746.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book provides an overview of Canada's history in the context of the British Empire. It traces the evolution of Canada as a country, placing it within the wider context of British imperial ... More

Caudillos in Spanish America 1800–1850

Caudillos in Spanish America 1800–1850

John Lynch

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198211358
eISBN:
9780191678189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198211358.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The caudillo of Spanish America was both regional chieftain and, in the turbulent years of the early nineteenth century, national leader. His power base rested on ownership of land and control of ... More

Chełmno and the HolocaustThe History of Hitler's First Death Camp

Chełmno and the Holocaust: The History of Hitler's First Death Camp

Patrick Montague

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835272
eISBN:
9781469601854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869413_montague
Subject:
History, World Modern History

As the first extermination camp established by the Nazi regime and the prototype of the single-purpose death camps of Treblinka, Sobibor, and Belzec, the Chełmno death camp stands as a crucial but ... More

Children of the French EmpireMiscegenation and Colonial Society in French West Africa 1895-1960

Children of the French Empire: Miscegenation and Colonial Society in French West Africa 1895-1960

Owen White

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208198
eISBN:
9780191677946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208198.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book recreates the lives of the children born of relationships between French men and African women from the time France colonized much of West Africa towards the end of the 19th century, until ... More

Civilizing HabitsWomen Missionaries and the Revival of French Empire

Civilizing Habits: Women Missionaries and the Revival of French Empire

Sarah A. Curtis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195394184
eISBN:
9780199866595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394184.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Religion

Civilizing Habits explores the life stories of three French women missionaries—Philippine Duchesne, Emilie de Vialar, and Anne‐Marie Javouhey—who transgressed boundaries, both real and ... More

A Claim to Land by the RiverA Household in Senegal, 1720-1994

A Claim to Land by the River: A Household in Senegal, 1720-1994

Adrian Adams and Jaabe So

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201915
eISBN:
9780191675072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201915.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In the early part of the 18th century, Jaabe So's ancestors founded a farm on the left bank of the Senegal river. Twenty years ago, So set up an independent farmers' association based among a group ... More

Cold PeaceStalin and the Soviet Ruling Circle, 1945–1953

Cold Peace: Stalin and the Soviet Ruling Circle, 1945–1953

Yoram Gorlizki and Oleg V. Khlevniuk

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195165814
eISBN:
9780199788811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165814.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In the period from the end of World War II until his death, Stalin became an increasingly distrustful despot. He habitually picked on and humiliated members of his inner circle, had them guarded ... More

The Colombian CaribbeanA Regional History 1870-1950

The Colombian Caribbean: A Regional History 1870-1950

Eduardo Posada-Carbó

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206286
eISBN:
9780191677069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206286.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book is a study of the role of regions in the development of modern nations in Latin America. It focuses on the Colombian Caribbean between 1870 and 1950. It examines the achievements and ... More

The Communion of WomenMissions and Gender in Colonial Africa and the British Metropole

The Communion of Women: Missions and Gender in Colonial Africa and the British Metropole

Elizabeth E. Prevost

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199570744
eISBN:
9780191722097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570744.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

From the 1860s to 1920s many British women followed a call to the African mission field of the Anglican church. This form of Christian feminism promoted white women's distinct ability to emancipate ... More

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