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Devotions and Desires: Histories of Sexuality and Religion in the Twentieth-Century United States

Gillian Frank, Bethany Moreton, and Heather R. White (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469636269
eISBN:
9781469636276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636269.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

At a moment when “freedom of religion” rhetoric fuels public debate, it is easy to assume that sex and religion have faced each other in pitched battle throughout modern U.S. history. Yet, by ... More


Ether and Modernity: The recalcitrance of an epistemic object in the early twentieth century

Jaume Navarro (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198797258
eISBN:
9780191838750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797258.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This book is a snapshot of the ether qua epistemic object in the early twentieth century. It shows that the ether was not necessarily regarded as the residue of old-fashioned science, but often as ... More


Global Markets: The Internationalization of the Sea Transport Industries since 1850

David J Starkey and Gelina Harlaftis (eds)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128848
eISBN:
9781786944801
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128848.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book is concerned with the role played by the sea transport industries in the development of global markets. It claims that the sea transport industry in fundamentally intrinsic to the political ... More


Introduction

Stefan Collini

in The Nostalgic Imagination: History in English Criticism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198800170
eISBN:
9780191839986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198800170.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

The Introduction defines the character and scope of the book. It surveys the ways in which ‘general history’ and ‘literary history’ were related in the nineteenth century and how both were bound up ... More


Why Passing Is (Still) Not Passé after More Than 250 Years: Sources from the Past and Present

Martha J. Cutter

in Neo-Passing: Performing Identity after Jim Crow

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041587
eISBN:
9780252050244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041587.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Some scholars argue that racial passing began in the mid- to late nineteenth century, reached its pinnacle in the early twentieth century, and then abated by the 1930s. This chapter substantiates, ... More


Central Bankers in Twelve Countries between 1950 and 2000: The Making of a Global Elite

Mikael Wendschlag

in Financial Elites and European Banking: Historical Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198782797
eISBN:
9780191825941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198782797.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter studies the professional, political, and academic ‘human capital endowment’ of the central bank governors in office between 1950 and 2000 in twelve OECD countries. Although many national ... More


The Ether at the Crossroads of Classical and Modern Physics

Imogen Clarke

in Ether and Modernity: The recalcitrance of an epistemic object in the early twentieth century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198797258
eISBN:
9780191838750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797258.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This chapter aims to liberate the ether from its historiographical assignment to classical physics, instead considering its role in debates surrounding the future of the discipline. Focusing on the ... More


British Shipping and World Competition

S G Sturmey

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497322
eISBN:
9781786944528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497322.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This work is a reprint of a 1962 book, British Shipping and World Competition, by maritime economist Dr S. G. Sturmey. It seeks to explain why the tonnage of ships registered in the United Kingdom ... More


Placeless People: Writings, Rights, and Refugees

Lyndsey Stonebridge

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198797005
eISBN:
9780191838637
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797005.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The twentieth century bore witness to the creation of a new class of person: the placeless people; those who cross frontiers and fall out of nation states; the refugees; the stateless; the rightless. ... More


The Nostalgic Imagination: History in English Criticism

Stefan Collini

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198800170
eISBN:
9780191839986
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198800170.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This unusual book explores the historical assumptions at work in the style of literary criticism that came to dominate English studies in the twentieth century. Stefan Collini shows how the work of ... More


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