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White People, Indians, and HighlandersTribal People and Colonial Encounters in Scotland and America

White People, Indians, and Highlanders: Tribal People and Colonial Encounters in Scotland and America

Colin G Calloway

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195340129
eISBN:
9780199867202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340129.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book traces the historical experiences of Highland Scots and American Indians in dealing with colonial powers and with each other. It considers cultural similarities and identifies parallel ... More

The White Russian Army in Exile 1920-1941

The White Russian Army in Exile 1920-1941

Paul Robinson

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199250219
eISBN:
9780191719547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250219.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book traces the fate of the tens of thousands of soldiers of the anti-Bolshevik White Armies who fled Russia at the end of the Russian Civil War. Even as the troops dispersed throughout the ... More

White Sand Black BeachCivil Rights, Public Space, and Miami's Virginia Key

White Sand Black Beach: Civil Rights, Public Space, and Miami's Virginia Key

Gregory W. Bush

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062648
eISBN:
9780813051628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062648.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The unique story and current state of public space in southern Florida are interwoven with the history of segregation. Virginia Key Beach provides a lens for examining the interaction of notions of ... More

Whither Taiwan and Mainland ChinaNational Identity, the State and Intellectuals

Whither Taiwan and Mainland China: National Identity, the State and Intellectuals

Zhidong Hao

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622091009
eISBN:
9789882207691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622091009.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This is one of the few books that argues for a feasible compromise solution to the political conflict across the Taiwan Strait that still troubles greater China. The book elaborates on the factors ... More

Whiting UpWhiteface Minstrels and Stage Europeans in African American Performance

Whiting Up: Whiteface Minstrels and Stage Europeans in African American Performance

Marvin McAllister

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835081
eISBN:
9781469602431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869062_mcallister
Subject:
History, African-American History

In the early 1890s, black performer Bob Cole turned blackface minstrelsy on its head with his nationally recognized whiteface creation, a character he called Willie Wayside. Just over a century ... More

Who Belongs?Race, Resources, and Tribal Citizenship in the Native South

Who Belongs?: Race, Resources, and Tribal Citizenship in the Native South

Mikaëla M. Adams

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190619466
eISBN:
9780190619497
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190619466.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

The right to determine tribal citizenship is fundamental to the exercise of tribal sovereignty. Deciding who belongs to Indian tribes has a complicated history, however, especially in the South. ... More

Who cared for the carers?A history of the occupational health of nurses, 1880-1948

Who cared for the carers?: A history of the occupational health of nurses, 1880-1948

Debbie Palmer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090875
eISBN:
9781781707043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090875.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book compares the histories of psychiatric and voluntary hospital nurses’ health from the rise of the professional nurse in 1880 to the advent of the National Health Service in 1948. In the ... More

Who Chooses?American Reproductive History since 1830

Who Chooses?: American Reproductive History since 1830

Simone M. Caron

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031996
eISBN:
9780813039220
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031996.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In 1860, the American Medical Association launched a campaign to convince state legislatures to prohibit abortions. Until 1973's Roe v. Wade, abortion was often seen as a crime. This book analyzes ... More

Who Is Knowledgeable Is StrongScience, Class, and the Formation of Modern Iranian Society, 1900-1950

Who Is Knowledgeable Is Strong: Science, Class, and the Formation of Modern Iranian Society, 1900-1950

Cyrus Schayegh

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520254473
eISBN:
9780520943544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254473.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book tells two intertwined stories: how, in early twentieth-century Iran, an emerging middle class used modern scientific knowledge as its cultural and economic capital, and how, along with the ... More

Whose Bosnia?Nationalism and Political Imagination in the Balkans, 1840-1914

Whose Bosnia?: Nationalism and Political Imagination in the Balkans, 1840-1914

Edin Hajdarpasic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453717
eISBN:
9781501701115
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453717.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

As the site of the assassination that triggered World War I and the place where the term “ethnic cleansing” was invented during the Yugoslav wars of the 1990s, Bosnia has become a global symbol of ... More

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