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Your Country, My CountryA Unified History of the United States and Canada

Your Country, My Country: A Unified History of the United States and Canada

Robert Bothwell

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780195448801
eISBN:
9780190279660
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195448801.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

Canadians resemble Americans more than any other nation. Canadians struggle with this fact, while Americans generally assume it or ignore it. The resemblance is masked by two different constitutional ... More

Your Friend Forever, A. LincolnThe Enduring Friendship of Abraham Lincoln and Joshua Speed

Your Friend Forever, A. Lincoln: The Enduring Friendship of Abraham Lincoln and Joshua Speed

Charles B. Strozier

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231171328
eISBN:
9780231541305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171328.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

On April 15, 1837, a “long, gawky” Abraham Lincoln walked into Joshua Speed’s dry-goods store in Springfield, Illinois, and asked what it would cost to buy the materials for a bed. Speed said ... More

Youth and AuthorityFormative Experiences in England 1560–1640

Youth and Authority: Formative Experiences in England 1560–1640

Paul Griffiths

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204756
eISBN:
9780191676390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204756.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

It is now well known that there was a separate age of youth in 16th-and 17th-century society (and before), but in much of the writing on this subject, youth has emerged as a passive construct of the ... More

Youth and EmpireTrans-Colonial Childhoods in British and French Asia

Youth and Empire: Trans-Colonial Childhoods in British and French Asia

David M. Pomfret

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804795173
eISBN:
9780804796866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795173.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The book confronts the history of childhood and youth for the light it can shed upon the history of empire more generally. It moves beyond conventional national or imperial frameworks and uses a ... More

Youth and the Welfare State in Weimar Germany

Youth and the Welfare State in Weimar Germany

Elizabeth Harvey

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204145
eISBN:
9780191676123
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204145.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

This is a study of social policy in Weimar Germany. The Weimar Republic gave German youth new social rights and a pledge of generous educational and welfare provision. Public social and welfare ... More

The Youth of ThingsLife and Death in the Age of Kajii Motojiro

The Youth of Things: Life and Death in the Age of Kajii Motojiro

Stephen Dodd

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838409
eISBN:
9780824869670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838409.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

When Kajii Motojirō died from tuberculosis at the age of thirty-one, he had written only twenty short stories. Yet his life and work, it is argued here, sheds light on a significant moment in ... More

Youth Politics in East GermanyThe Free German Youth Movement 1946-1968

Youth Politics in East Germany: The Free German Youth Movement 1946-1968

Alan McDougall

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199276271
eISBN:
9780191706028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276271.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In communist East Germany, young people constituted the social group for whom the ruling authorities had the highest hopes — and in whom they were most frequently and bitterly disappointed. In this ... More

Zachary Macaulay 1768–1838The Steadfast Scot in the British Anti-Slavery Movement

Zachary Macaulay 1768–1838: The Steadfast Scot in the British Anti-Slavery Movement

Iain Whyte

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846316968
eISBN:
9781846317057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317057
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In 1833 Thomas Fowell Buxton, the parliamentary successor to William Wilberforce, proposed a toast to ‘the anti-slavery tutor of us all – Mr Macaulay’. Yet Zachary Macaulay's considerable ... More

Zephaniah Kingsley Jr. and the Atlantic WorldSlave Trader, Plantation Owner, Emancipator

Zephaniah Kingsley Jr. and the Atlantic World: Slave Trader, Plantation Owner, Emancipator

Daniel L. Schafer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044620
eISBN:
9780813046341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044620.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Zephaniah Kingsley Jr., 1765–1843, was born in England, reared in Charleston, South Carolina during the American Revolution, and moved to British New Brunswick when his merchant father was banished ... More

Zero HungerPolitical Culture and Antipoverty Policy in Northeast Brazil

Zero Hunger: Political Culture and Antipoverty Policy in Northeast Brazil

Aaron Ansell

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469613970
eISBN:
9781469613994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469613970.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

When Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva of Brazil’s Workers’ Party soared to power in 2003, he promised to end hunger in the nation. This ethnography assesses President Lula’s flagship antipoverty program, ... More

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