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“A Gentleman and an Officer”A Military and Social History of James B. Griffin's Civil War

“A Gentleman and an Officer”: A Military and Social History of James B. Griffin's Civil War

James B. Griffin

Judith N. McArthur and Orville Vernon Burton (eds)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195093124
eISBN:
9780199853915
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195093124.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In 1861, James B. Griffin left Edgefield, South Carolina, and rode off to Virginia to take up duty with the Confederate Army. He was thirty-five years old, a wealthy planter, and the owner of ... More

‘A Nation of Beggars’?Priests, People, and Politics in Famine Ireland, 1846–1852

‘A Nation of Beggars’?: Priests, People, and Politics in Famine Ireland, 1846–1852

Donal A. Kerr

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207375
eISBN:
9780191677649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207375.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This is the first full account of the role of the Irish Catholic Church in the Great Famine of 1846 and its aftermath. The author shows how the Famine and the subsequent evictions led to rural ... More

The Abbots and Priors of Late Medieval and Reformation England

The Abbots and Priors of Late Medieval and Reformation England

Martin Heale

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198702535
eISBN:
9780191772221
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702535.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

The importance of the medieval abbot needs no particular emphasis. The monastic superiors of late medieval England ruled over thousands of monks and canons, who swore to them vows of obedience; they ... More

Abortion Under ApartheidNationalism, Sexuality, and Women's Reproductive Rights in South Africa

Abortion Under Apartheid: Nationalism, Sexuality, and Women's Reproductive Rights in South Africa

Susanne M. Klausen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199844494
eISBN:
9780190258122
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844494.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This is the first book to focus on the history of abortion in an African context. It traces the criminalization of abortion in South Africa during the apartheid era (1948–1990), the emergence of a ... More

The Absent-Minded ImperialistsEmpire, Society, and Culture in Britain

The Absent-Minded Imperialists: Empire, Society, and Culture in Britain

Bernard Porter

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199299591
eISBN:
9780191700927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299591.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The British empire was a huge enterprise. To foreigners, it more or less defined Britain in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Its repercussions in the wider world are still with us today. It also ... More

Absolute WarViolence and Mass Warfare in the German Lands, 1792-1820

Absolute War: Violence and Mass Warfare in the German Lands, 1792-1820

Mark Hewitson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198787457
eISBN:
9780191829468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787457.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

Wars have played a fundamental part in modern German history. Although infrequent, conflicts involving German states have usually been extensive and often catastrophic, constituting turning points ... More

Absolutism in Renaissance MilanPlenitude of Power under the Visconti and the Sforza 1329-1535

Absolutism in Renaissance Milan: Plenitude of Power under the Visconti and the Sforza 1329-1535

Jane Black

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199565290
eISBN:
9780191721861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565290.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This volume charts the rise and decline of absolutism in Milan from the early fourteenth to the early sixteenth century. The study shows how authority above the law, once the preserve of pope and ... More

Accounting for OneselfWorth, Status, and the Social Order in Early Modern England

Accounting for Oneself: Worth, Status, and the Social Order in Early Modern England

Alexandra Shepard

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199600793
eISBN:
9780191778711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600793.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This book brings together an unprecedented volume of material to offer a fundamentally new account of the social order in early modern England. The book pieces together the language of ... More

Active BodiesA History of Women’s Physical Education in Twentieth-Century America

Active Bodies: A History of Women’s Physical Education in Twentieth-Century America

Martha H. Verbrugge

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195168792
eISBN:
9780199949649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168792.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, American History: 19th Century

This book examines the philosophies, experiences, and instructional programs of white and black female physical educators who taught in public schools and diverse colleges and universities, including ... More

Admiration and AweMorisco Buildings and Identity Negotiations  in Early Modern Spanish Historiography

Admiration and Awe: Morisco Buildings and Identity Negotiations in Early Modern Spanish Historiography

Antonio Urquízar-Herrera

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198797456
eISBN:
9780191838811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797456.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Historiography

This book offers the first systematic analysis of the cultural and religious appropriation of Andalusian architecture by Spanish historians during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Early ... More

The Advent of Modern Capitalism in France, 1770–1840The Contribution of Pierre-François Tubeuf

The Advent of Modern Capitalism in France, 1770–1840: The Contribution of Pierre-François Tubeuf

Gwynne Lewis

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228950
eISBN:
9780191678844
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228950.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

This story in this is book is about one of the most dynamic entrepreneurs in modern French history. The book examines Pierre-François Tubeuf's contribution to the development of industry in France. ... More

The Aesthetics of LossGerman Women's Art of the First World War

The Aesthetics of Loss: German Women's Art of the First World War

Claudia Siebrecht

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199656684
eISBN:
9780191744563
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656684.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

The Aesthetics of Loss is a cultural history of German women’s art of the First World War that locates their rich visual testimony in the context of the civilian experience of war and ... More

Afghan History Through Afghan Eyes

Afghan History Through Afghan Eyes

Nile Green (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190247782
eISBN:
9780190492236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190247782.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Recent international intervention in Afghanistan has reproduced familiar versions of the Afghan national story, from repeatedly doomed invasions to perpetual fault lines of ethnic division. Yet ... More

An African VolkThe Apartheid Regime and Its Search for Survival

An African Volk: The Apartheid Regime and Its Search for Survival

Jamie Miller

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190274832
eISBN:
9780190274863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190274832.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History, World Modern History

Opposition to apartheid was one of the great moments in postwar history. Its success remains a symbol of a progressive global community. An African Volk looks at this phenomenon from the other side. ... More

After HitlerRecivilizing Germans, 1945-1995

After Hitler: Recivilizing Germans, 1945-1995

Konrad H. Jarausch

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195127799
eISBN:
9780199869503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195127799.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book deals with the transformation of Germany after the Second World War and the Holocaust into a Western, democratic, and therefore civilized country. It proceeds in three stages, beginning ... More

After ProgressAmerican Social Reform and European Socialism in the Twentieth Century

After Progress: American Social Reform and European Socialism in the Twentieth Century

Norman Birnbaum

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195158595
eISBN:
9780199849352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158595.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

The 20th century witnessed a profound shift in both socialism and social reform. In the early 1900s, social reform seemed to offer a veritable religion of redemption, but by the century's end, while ... More

After RedemptionJim Crow and the Transformation of African American Religion in the Delta, 1875-1915

After Redemption: Jim Crow and the Transformation of African American Religion in the Delta, 1875-1915

John M. Giggie

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195304039
eISBN:
9780199866885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304039.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, History of Religion

This book explores religious transformation in the lives of ex-slaves and their descendants living in the Arkansas and Mississippi Delta between the end of Reconstruction and the start of the Great ... More

After RuskinThe Social and Political Legacies of a Victorian Prophet, 1870–1920

After Ruskin: The Social and Political Legacies of a Victorian Prophet, 1870–1920

Stuart Eagles

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199602414
eISBN:
9780191725050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602414.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

Ruskin often disparaged attempts to alleviate conditions in the cities, yet he financed the pioneering early housing experiments of Octavia Hill in London, and established a museum for working men in ... More

After the ExpulsionWest Germany and Eastern Europe 1945-1990

After the Expulsion: West Germany and Eastern Europe 1945-1990

Pertti Ahonen

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259892
eISBN:
9780191717451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259892.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book connects two central problems encountered by the Federal Republic of Germany prior to reunification in 1990, both of them rooted in the Second World War. Domestically, the country had to ... More

After the FallGerman Policy in Occupied France, 1940-1944

After the Fall: German Policy in Occupied France, 1940-1944

Thomas J. Laub

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199539321
eISBN:
9780191715808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539321.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History, European Modern History

After signing an armistice agreement on 22 June 1940, Adolf Hitler placed the German army in charge of occupied France and ordered the military government to supervise the Vichy regime and maintain ... More

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