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Women of letters: "Gender, writing and the life of the mind in early modern England"

Leonie Hannan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719099427
eISBN:
9781526109750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099427.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Women of Letters writes a new history of English women’s intellectual worlds using their private letters as evidence of hidden networks of creative exchange. This is the first detailed study to ... More


The Pursuit of Power in Modern Japan 1825–1995

Chushichi Tsuzuki

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205890
eISBN:
9780191676840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205890.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

This history of modern Japan covers its transformation from a small country on the fringe of international politics to the major world power it is today. The book traces Japan's pursuit of power, ... More


Politics and Culture in Wartime Japan

Ben-Ami Shillony

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202608
eISBN:
9780191675447
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202608.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The Pacific War was the most traumatic experience for Japan in modern times. This book examines the politics and culture of Japan during this period: the establishment of the wartime regime, its ... More


Black Experience and the Empire

Philip D. Morgan and Sean Hawkins (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199290673
eISBN:
9780191700569
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290673.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This work explores the lives of people of sub-Saharan Africa and their descendants, how they were shaped by empire, and how they in turn influenced the empire in everything from material goods to ... More


The Landscape of Ideas

Katherine Pickering Antonova

in An Ordinary Marriage: The World of a Gentry Family in Provincial Russia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199796991
eISBN:
9780199979721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796991.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Family History

This chapter places Andrei’s understanding of gendered family roles and moral education in the context of European ideas about Romanticism, sentimentalism, and Enlightenment, as well as the ... More


Scholars, Writers, and the War

Ben-Ami Shillony

in Politics and Culture in Wartime Japan

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202608
eISBN:
9780191675447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202608.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter focuses on the activities of intellectuals in wartime Japan. Intellectuals always enjoyed high prestige in Japan, although their participation in affairs of state was usually marginal. ... More


The Future of the World: Futurology, Futurists, and the Struggle for the Post Cold War Imagination

Jenny Andersson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198814337
eISBN:
9780191851919
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814337.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The book is devoted to the intriguing post-war activity called—with different terms—futurism, futurology, future research, or futures studies. It seeks to understand how futurists and futurologists ... More


The Betrayal: The Nuremberg Trials and German Divergence

Kim Christian Priemel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199669752
eISBN:
9780191801020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669752.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Cultural History

At the end of World War II the Allies faced a threefold challenge: how to punish perpetrators of appalling crimes for which the categories of ‘genocide’ and ‘crimes against humanity’ had to be ... More


The Rise of Indian Anticolonial Politics in North America and the “Making of the New World”

Seema Sohi

in Echoes of Mutiny: Race, Surveillance, and Indian Anticolonialism in North America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199376247
eISBN:
9780199376278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199376247.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, World Modern History

Chapter 2 traces the ideological dimensions of Indian anticolonialism in North America, with a particular focus on the politics of the Ghadar Party and anticolonial intellectuals Lajpat Rai and M. N. ... More


Introduction

Leonie Hannan

in Women of letters: "Gender, writing and the life of the mind in early modern England"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719099427
eISBN:
9781526109750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099427.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Here the key themes of the book are introduced and the historical and historiographical context is set. The chapter discusses, women’s literacy and access to education, the social and cultural ... More


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