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Enlightened AidU.S. Development as Foreign Policy in Ethiopia

Enlightened Aid: U.S. Development as Foreign Policy in Ethiopia

Amanda Kay McVety

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199796915
eISBN:
9780199933266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796915.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, World Modern History

In his 1949 inaugural address, Harry Truman vowed to make the development of the underdeveloped world a central part of America’s national security agenda. This commitment became policy the following ... More

Europe or Africa?A Contemporary Study of the Spanish North African Enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla

Europe or Africa?: A Contemporary Study of the Spanish North African Enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla

Peter Gold

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239857
eISBN:
9781846313066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313066
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Ceuta and Melilla are two enclaves on the northern coast of Africa that have been Spanish for centuries, but which are claimed by the Kingdom of Morocco. As an integral part of Spain, the towns have ... More

Executing the RosenbergsDeath and Diplomacy in a Cold War World

Executing the Rosenbergs: Death and Diplomacy in a Cold War World

Lori Clune

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190265885
eISBN:
9780190265915
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190265885.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, World Modern History

In the summer of 1950, FBI agents arrested Julius Rosenberg and charged him with conspiracy to commit espionage. Specifically the Justice Department accused him of passing—through his ... More

Facing FearThe History of an Emotion in Global Perspective

Facing Fear: The History of an Emotion in Global Perspective

Michael Laffan and Max Weiss (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153599
eISBN:
9781400845248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153599.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Fear is ubiquitous but slippery. It has been defined as a purely biological reality, derided as an excuse for cowardice, attacked as a force for social control, and even denigrated as an unnatural ... More

Famine Politics in Maoist China and the Soviet Union

Famine Politics in Maoist China and the Soviet Union

Felix Wemheuer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300195811
eISBN:
9780300206784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300195811.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

During the twentieth century, 80 percent of all famine victims worldwide died in China and the Soviet Union. This book analyzes the historical and political roots of these socialist-era famines, in ... More

Fighting Fascismthe British Left and the Rise of Fascism, 1919-39

Fighting Fascism: the British Left and the Rise of Fascism, 1919-39

Keith Hodgson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719080555
eISBN:
9781781702406
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080555.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In the years between the two world wars, fascism triumphed in Italy, Germany, Spain and elsewhere, coming to power after intense struggles with the labour movements of those countries. This book ... More

For the Common Good and Their Own Well-BeingSocial Estates in Imperial Russia

For the Common Good and Their Own Well-Being: Social Estates in Imperial Russia

Alison K. Smith

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199978175
eISBN:
9780190215590
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199978175.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, World Modern History

Every subject in the Russian Empire had an official place in society marked by his or her social estate, or soslovie. These sosloviia (noble, peasant, merchant, and many others) were usually ... More

French Women and the EmpireThe Case of Indochina

French Women and the Empire: The Case of Indochina

Marie-Paule Ha

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199640362
eISBN:
9780191754265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640362.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Cultural History

This book investigates the history of the colonial gender politics in Third Republic France using Indochina as a case study. Its departure point is the interrogation of the dramatic change in the ... More

From Plunder to PreservationBritain and the Heritage of Empire, c.1800–1940

From Plunder to Preservation: Britain and the Heritage of Empire, c.1800–1940

Astrid Swenson and Peter Mandler (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265413
eISBN:
9780191760464
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265413.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

What was the effect of the British empire on the cultures and civilizations of the peoples over whom it ruled? This book takes a novel approach to this important and controversial subject by ... More

From Squaw Tit to Whorehouse MeadowHow Maps Name, Claim, and Inflame

From Squaw Tit to Whorehouse Meadow: How Maps Name, Claim, and Inflame

Mark Monmonier

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226534657
eISBN:
9780226534640
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226534640.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Brassiere Hills, Alaska. Mollys Nipple, Utah. Outhouse Draw, Nevada. In the early twentieth century, it was common for towns and geographical features to have salacious, bawdy, and even derogatory ... More

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