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Moshe Hartman and Harriet Hartman, Gender Equality and American Jews. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1996. 374 pp.

Evelyn L. Lehrer

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry an Annual XV 1999

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195134681
eISBN:
9780199848652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134681.003.0025
Subject:
History, History of Religion

A review of the book, Gender Equality and American Jews by Moshe Hartman and Harriet Hartman is presented. The book is an important contribution to the literature on the educational attainment, labor ... More


Conclusion

Roderick Floud

in The People and the British Economy, 1830–1914

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192892102
eISBN:
9780191670602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192892102.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This concluding chapter argues that the myth of the golden Victorian and Edwardian years can be misleading, even dangerously so, if it is allied to a denigration of the British economy and society in ... More


“It’s just the gym”: Female Physical Educators, 1950–2005

Martha H. Verbrugge

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195168792
eISBN:
9780199949649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168792.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, American History: 19th Century

Chapter 7 (the counterpart to Chapter 1) examines the status of white and black female physical educators, coaches, and administrators in academic institutions as their profession matured and women’s ... More


Birth of the ‘Secular’ Individual: Medical and Legal Methods of Identification in Nineteenth-Century Egypt

Khaled Fahmy

in Registration and Recognition: Documenting the Person in World History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265314
eISBN:
9780191760402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265314.003.0014
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter describes a number of medico-administrative and legal changes that were introduced in nineteenth-century Egypt and that gave rise to an individualized conception of identity. Prompted by ... More


Humanitarian Practice and the Laws of War

Geoffrey Blest

in War and Law since 1945

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206996
eISBN:
9780191677427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206996.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter discusses the law of armed conflict or the doctrine of ‘belligerent equality’ which applies equally to all parties to an armed conflict, whether or not the international community ... More


Overture to Revolution: The 1787 Assembly of Notables and the Crisis of France's Old Regime

John Hardman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199585779
eISBN:
9780191595325
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585779.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The Assembly of Notables which met between 22 February and 25 May 1787 was a major turning point in French, even world history: it was the first link in an unbroken chain which led to the French ... More


“The House I Live In”

Wendy L. Wall

in Inventing the "American Way": The Politics of Consensus from the New Deal to the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195329100
eISBN:
9780199870226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329100.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During the war, federal agencies, Hollywood, and private groups appealed for tolerance in the name of national unity, thus making pluralism a corollary of consensus. This chapter explores the ... More


Conclusion: The Limits of Consensus

Wendy L. Wall

in Inventing the "American Way": The Politics of Consensus from the New Deal to the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195329100
eISBN:
9780199870226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329100.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Most of those who invoked a unifying set of American values between the mid-1930s and the mid-1960s shared some common ground: they emphasized individual freedoms not majoritarian democracy and ... More


The Tie That Bound Us: The Women of John Brown's Family and the Legacy of Radical Abolitionism

Bonnie Laughlin-Schultz

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451614
eISBN:
9780801469442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451614.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

John Brown was fiercely committed to the militant abolitionist cause, a crusade that culminated in Brown's raid on the Federal armory at Harpers Ferry in 1859 and his subsequent execution. Less well ... More


Reconstruction

Alexander Tsesis

in For Liberty and Equality: The Life and Times of the Declaration of Independence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195379693
eISBN:
9780199949847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379693.003.0010
Subject:
History, Political History

Hope bloomed at the end of the Civil War that victory would prove the Declaration of Independence's statements about equality, liberty, and happiness to be far more than empty generalities. As at no ... More


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