Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-10 of 103 items

  • Keywords: 20th century x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Strange Likeness: The Use of Old English in Twentieth-Century Poetry

Chris Jones

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199278329
eISBN:
9780191707889
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278329.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This book provides the first full account of how major 20th-century poets studied, appropriated, and redeployed Old English (or Anglo-Saxon) poetry in their own work. The book concentrates on the ... More


Digitizing the American Economy

James W. Cortada

in The Digital Hand, Vol 1: How Computers Changed the Work of American Manufacturing, Transportation, and Retail Industries

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195165883
eISBN:
9780199789672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165883.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter reviews how the American economy has evolved over the past half century and the role computers have played in that evolution. It describes the role of labor, the productivity paradox, ... More


The New Inquisitions: Heretic-Hunting and the Intellectual Origins of Modern Totalitarianism

Arthur Versluis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195306378
eISBN:
9780199850914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306378.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book provides an investigation into the intellectual origins of totalitarianism. The book unveils the connections between heretic-hunting in early and medieval Christianity, and the emergence of ... More


Increasing Value? Modern British Retailing in the Late Twentieth Century

Carlo Morelli

in Business in Britain in the Twentieth Century: Decline and Renaissance?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199226009
eISBN:
9780191710315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226009.003.0015
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The rise of large-scale retailing represents arguably one of the success stories of British business in the second half of the 20th century. Growing consumer prosperity after the Second World War saw ... More


The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VIII: The Twentieth Century

Brian Harrison (ed.)

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229742
eISBN:
9780191678912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229742.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This is the first study of how one of the world's major universities has responded to the formidable challenges offered by the 20th century. It is a generously illustrated and scholarly book which ... More


A Worldwide Revolution: Securities Markets From 1990 1

Ranald C. Michie

in The Global Securities Market: A History

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199280612
eISBN:
9780191712784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280612.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter discusses developments in the global securities markets in the late 20th century. It is shown that the securities markets once again became essential components of each national ... More


The Decline and Renewal of British Multinational Banking

Geoffrey Jones and Lucy Newton

in Business in Britain in the Twentieth Century: Decline and Renaissance?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199226009
eISBN:
9780191710315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226009.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter discusses the renaissance of British multinational banking from the 1990s. British commercial banks had pioneered multinational banking during the 19th century, but they were unable to ... More


Preaching the Trinity: A Preliminary Investigation

Marguerite Shuster

in The Trinity: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Trinity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246120
eISBN:
9780191600531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246122.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Marguerite Shuster explores the intuitively likely thesis that the doctrine of the Trinity has been given short shrift in the preaching of the church, by analysing the sermons in the thirteen‐volume ... More


A Century of Theological and Religious Studies in Britain, 1902-2002

Ernest Nicholson (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263051
eISBN:
9780191734090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263051.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The chapters in this book give an account of how the agenda for theology and religious studies was set and reset throughout the twentieth century – by rapid and at times cataclysmic changes (wars, ... More


The Digital Hand, Vol 1: How Computers Changed the Work of American Manufacturing, Transportation, and Retail Industries

James W. Cortada

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195165883
eISBN:
9780199789672
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165883.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This book chronicles how sixteen American industries in the manufacturing, transportation, wholesale, and retail sectors have used computers since 1950. It explores the role this technology played, ... More


View: