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After the VoteFeminist Politics in La Guardia's New York

After the Vote: Feminist Politics in La Guardia's New York

Elisabeth Israels Perry

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199341849
eISBN:
9780190948542
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199341849.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

Soon after his first inauguration in 1934, New York City mayor Fiorello La Guardia began appointing women into his administration. By the end of his three terms he had installed almost a hundred ... More

The Age of QuestionsOr, A First Attempt at an Aggregate History of the Eastern, Social, Woman, American, Jewish, Polish, Bullion, Tuberculosis, and Many Other Questions over the Nineteenth Century, and Beyond

The Age of Questions: Or, A First Attempt at an Aggregate History of the Eastern, Social, Woman, American, Jewish, Polish, Bullion, Tuberculosis, and Many Other Questions over the Nineteenth Century, and Beyond

Holly Case

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691131153
eISBN:
9781400890217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691131153.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In the early nineteenth century, a new age began: the age of questions. In the Eastern and Belgian questions, as much as in the slavery, worker, social, woman, and Jewish questions, contemporaries ... More

Aging in Twentieth-Century Britain

Aging in Twentieth-Century Britain

Charlotte Greenhalgh

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520298781
eISBN:
9780520970809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298781.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

As the baby boom generation reaches retirement and old age, bringing unprecedented challenges, this study of aging could not be more timely. Historian Charlotte Greenhalgh examines ignored testimony ... More

American BaroquePearls and the Nature of Empire, 1492-1700

American Baroque: Pearls and the Nature of Empire, 1492-1700

Molly A. Warsh

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638973
eISBN:
9781469638980
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638973.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Patterns of pearl cultivation and circulation reveal vernacular practices that shaped emerging imperial ideas about value and wealth in the early modern world. Pearls’ variability and subjective ... More

American HonorThe Creation of the Nation's Ideals during the Revolutionary Era

American Honor: The Creation of the Nation's Ideals during the Revolutionary Era

Craig Bruce Smith

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638836
eISBN:
9781469638843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638836.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The American Revolution was not only a revolution for liberty and freedom, it was also a revolution of ethics, reshaping what colonial Americans understood as “honor” and “virtue.” As Craig Bruce ... More

Andean TruthsTransitional Justice, Ethnicity, and Cultural Production in Post-Shining Path Peru

Andean Truths: Transitional Justice, Ethnicity, and Cultural Production in Post-Shining Path Peru

Anne Lambright

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382516
eISBN:
9781786945471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382516.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Andean Truths: Transitional Justice, Ethnicity, and Cultural Production in Post-Shining Path Peru studies how literature, drama, film, and the visual arts contest the dominant narrative of national ... More

Anglo-Saxon Towers of Lordship

Anglo-Saxon Towers of Lordship

Michael G. Shapland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198809463
eISBN:
9780191846816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809463.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

It has long been assumed that England lay outside the Western European tradition of castle-building until after the Norman Conquest of 1066. It is now becoming apparent that Anglo-Saxon lords were ... More

Animal Labor and Colonial Warfare

Animal Labor and Colonial Warfare

James L. Hevia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226562148
eISBN:
9780226562315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226562315.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Animal Labor and Colonial Warfare examines the use of camels, mules, and donkeys in British colonial campaigns of conquest and pacification, starting with the Second Afghan War and ending in the ... More

The Archaeology of Coastal Bengal

The Archaeology of Coastal Bengal

Rupendra Kumar Chattopadhyay

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780199481682
eISBN:
9780199091027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199481682.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Research work on coastal Bengal has mostly focused on maritime trading networks. In a clear departure from the existing scholarship, this volume questions the linearity of considering trade as the ... More

Archiving the British RajHistory of the Archival Policy of the Government of India, with Selected Documents, 1858-1947

Archiving the British Raj: History of the Archival Policy of the Government of India, with Selected Documents, 1858-1947

Sabyasachi Bhattacharya

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780199489923
eISBN:
9780199095599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489923.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

The archives are generally sites where historians conduct research into our past. Seldom are they objects of research. Sabyasachi Bhattacharya traces the path that led to the creation of a central ... More

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