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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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