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Introduction

Monika Baár

in Historians and Nationalism: East-Central Europe in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199581184
eISBN:
9780191722806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581184.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The introductory chapter defines the book's major aim, which lies in investigating the life‐work of five historians in comparative and transnational perspective and ascertaining their place in the ... More


Issues and Debates

Neville Kirk

in Transnational Radicalism and the Connected Lives of Tom Mann and Robert Samuel Ross

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781786940094
eISBN:
9781786944269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940094.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

Part One, comprising of two chapters, sets the particular case of Mann and Ross in its relevant transnational and, to a lesser extent, comparative and global contexts. Chapter One is methodological ... More


Brokering Belonging: Chinese in Canada's Exclusion Era, 1885-1945

Lisa Rose Mar

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199733132
eISBN:
9780199866533
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733132.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, World Medieval History

This work traces several generations of Chinese “brokers,” ethnic leaders who acted as intermediaries between the Chinese and Anglo worlds of Canada. At the time, most Chinese could not vote and many ... More


Introduction: a transnational approach to co-operative history

Mary Hilson

in The International Co-operative Alliance and the consumer co-operative movement in northern Europe, c. 1860-1939

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526100801
eISBN:
9781526135919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100801.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 1 introduces the concept of co-operation and reviews the relevant secondary literature, as well as outlining the significance of the study in the context of broader debates on transnational ... More


A Happier Marriage?: Feminist History Takes the Transnational Turn

Jocelyn Olcott

in Making Women's Histories: Beyond National Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758908
eISBN:
9780814759226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758908.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the recent union of transnational history and feminist history that has resulted in a field called transnational feminist history, which it describes as sharing core values, ... More


Historians and Nationalism: East-Central Europe in the Nineteenth Century

Monika Baár

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199581184
eISBN:
9780191722806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581184.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Peripheral cultures have been largely absent from the European canon of historiography. The principal aim of this book is to contribute to redressing the balance. It does so by offering an insight ... More


Frontiers of Labor: Comparative Histories of the United States and Australia

Greg Patmore and Shelton Stromquist (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041839
eISBN:
9780252050503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041839.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

Australia and the United States have long been recognized as fertile fields for comparative history. Both the United States and the Australian colonies were “frontier societies” with considerable ... More


Transnational Activism, the Local, and Japanese Civil Society

Simon Avenell

in Transnational Japan in the Global Environmental Movement

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824867133
eISBN:
9780824873721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824867133.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter reiterates the central argument that the experience with industrial pollution in 1960s and 1970s Japan nurtured an “environmental injustice paradigm” which, in turn, fueled transnational ... More


Introduction

Thomas Davies

in NGOs: A New History of Transnational Civil Society

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199387533
eISBN:
9780190235642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199387533.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

The opening chapter highlights five ways in which the book challenges conventional wisdom on transnational civil society in global governance by revealing (i) that international NGOs have a longer ... More


From Douglass to Duvalier: U.S. African Americans, Haiti, and Pan Americanism, 18701964

Millery Polyne

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034720
eISBN:
9780813039534
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034720.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Haiti has long been both a source of immense pride—because of the Haitian Revolution—and of profound disappointment—because of the unshakable realities of poverty, political instability, and ... More


Re-viewing the Twentieth Century through an American Catholic Lens

Lizabeth Cohen

in Catholics in the American Century: Recasting Narratives of U.S. History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451409
eISBN:
9780801465642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451409.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter presents two interrelated goals: first, to evaluate the state of the field of U.S. history in the twentieth century, with an emphasis on how historians might advance the field; second, ... More


Circuits of Faith: Migration, Education, and the Wahhabi Mission

Michael Farquhar

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804798358
eISBN:
9781503600270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798358.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book considers efforts undertaken by the Saudi political and religious establishments to widen the sphere of Wahhabi influence beyond the kingdom’s borders from the mid-twentieth century. It ... More


Politics of Security: British and West German Protest Movements and the Early Cold War, 1945-1970

Holger Nehring

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199681228
eISBN:
9780191761188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681228.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, European Modern History

This book focuses on a number of peace movements in Britain and West Germany from the end of Second World War in 1945 to the early 1970s in order to answer this question. Britons and West Germans had ... More


Introduction

Daniel Laqua

in The age of internationalism and Belgium, 1880-1930: Peace, progress and prestige

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719088834
eISBN:
9781781706183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088834.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The term ‘internationalism’ was widely used in the early twentieth century, albeit in a somewhat diffuse manner: it could refer to an outlook, a movement or a process. The introduction addresses such ... More


Conclusion

Thomas Davies

in NGOs: A New History of Transnational Civil Society

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199387533
eISBN:
9780190235642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199387533.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

The concluding chapter argues that accounts of key developments in world history are incomplete without consideration of the role of transnational civil society. It also emphasises the cyclical ... More


Women’s Past and the Currents of U.S. History

Kathy Peiss

in Making Women's Histories: Beyond National Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758908
eISBN:
9780814759226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758908.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter traces the birth of professional women's and gender history in the United States amid the broader social, political, and intellectual currents of the 1960s. In particular, it examines ... More


Embedding the National in the Global:: US-French Relationships in Space Science and Rocketry in the 1960s

John Krige

in Science and Technology in the Global Cold War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027953
eISBN:
9780262326100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027953.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This paper takes a transnational approach to the proliferation of space science and technology in the 1960s. It shows how the regulation of sensitive knowledge flows in the early cold war served as ... More


Aboriginal Women and Work across the 49th Parallel: Historical Antecedents and New Challenges

Joan Sangster

in Indigenous Women and Work: From Labor to Activism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037153
eISBN:
9780252094262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037153.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter selectively reviews debates across the 49th Parallel, thus steadying the reader in the fertile discursive terrain introduced by recent secondary literature. It argues the despite the ... More


Technology in an Expanded Field: A Review of History ofTechnology Scholarship on Latin America in SelectedEnglish-Language Journals

Michael Lemon and Eden Medina

in Beyond Imported Magic: Essays on Science, Technology, and Society in Latin America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027458
eISBN:
9780262325509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027458.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Lemon and Medina analyze how two different academic communities, Latin American studies and the history of technology, have approached the telling of Latin American history of technology, based on a ... More


Introduction

Ari Joskowicz

in The Modernity of Others: Jewish Anti-Catholicism in Germany and France

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804787024
eISBN:
9780804788403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787024.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

The introduction situates Jewish anti-Catholicism and anticlericalism in the history of debates on Jewish emancipation, secularism, and the transnational history of German and French politics since ... More


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