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An African VolkThe Apartheid Regime and Its Search for Survival

An African Volk: The Apartheid Regime and Its Search for Survival

Jamie Miller

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190274832
eISBN:
9780190274863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190274832.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History, World Modern History

Opposition to apartheid was one of the great moments in postwar history. Its success remains a symbol of a progressive global community. An African Volk looks at this phenomenon from the other side. ... More

After ProgressAmerican Social Reform and European Socialism in the Twentieth Century

After Progress: American Social Reform and European Socialism in the Twentieth Century

Norman Birnbaum

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195158595
eISBN:
9780199849352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158595.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

The 20th century witnessed a profound shift in both socialism and social reform. In the early 1900s, social reform seemed to offer a veritable religion of redemption, but by the century's end, while ... More

After the VoteFeminist Politics in La Guardia's New York

After the Vote: Feminist Politics in La Guardia's New York

Elisabeth Israels Perry

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199341849
eISBN:
9780190948542
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199341849.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

Soon after his first inauguration in 1934, New York City mayor Fiorello La Guardia began appointing women into his administration. By the end of his three terms he had installed almost a hundred ... More

Aid Under FireNation Building and the Vietnam War

Aid Under Fire: Nation Building and the Vietnam War

Jessica Elkind

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813165837
eISBN:
9780813167183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165837.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Aid Under Fire explores American nation building and modernization efforts in South Vietnam during the decade leading up to the full-scale ground war.Beginning in the mid-1950s, American nation ... More

American Government in Ireland, 1790-1913A History of the US Consular Service

American Government in Ireland, 1790-1913: A History of the US Consular Service

Bernadette Whelan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083013
eISBN:
9781781703281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083013.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book reconstructs American consular activity in Ireland from 1790 to 1913 and elucidates the interconnectedness of America's foreign interests, Irish nationalism and British imperialism. Its ... More

The American South and the Vietnam WarBelligerence, Protest, and Agony in Dixie

The American South and the Vietnam War: Belligerence, Protest, and Agony in Dixie

Joseph A. Fry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813161044
eISBN:
9780813165486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813161044.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Place matters in how Americans have responded to and sought to influence US foreign policy. The dynamic of domestic regional influence on US foreign relations was especially apparent in the American ... More

The Anatomy of TerrorPolitical Violence under Stalin

The Anatomy of Terror: Political Violence under Stalin

James Harris (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199655663
eISBN:
9780191757518
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655663.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History, Social History

Our understanding of Stalin’s Terror of the 1930s is being transformed. For decades, historians were locked in a narrow debate about the degree of central control over the terror process. Recent ... More

Apostle of UnionA Political Biography of Edward Everett

Apostle of Union: A Political Biography of Edward Everett

Matthew Mason

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628608
eISBN:
9781469628622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628608.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Best known today as “the other speaker at Gettysburg” alongside Abraham Lincoln, Edward Everett had a distinguished and revealing career in American politics between the 1820s and the Civil War. He ... More

An Aristocracy of EveryoneThe Politics of Education and the Future of America

An Aristocracy of Everyone: The Politics of Education and the Future of America

Benjamin R. Barber

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195091540
eISBN:
9780199854172
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195091540.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book sets a new agenda for the debate over education in America. It argues that both sides of the current debate—the elitist, anti-democratic conservatives and the radical champions of political ... More

Arms Races in International PoliticsFrom the Nineteenth to the Twenty-First Century

Arms Races in International Politics: From the Nineteenth to the Twenty-First Century

Thomas Mahnken, Joseph Maiolo, and David Stevenson (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198735267
eISBN:
9780191799471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735267.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book provides the first comprehensive history of the arms-racing phenomenon in modern international politics, drawing both on theoretical approaches and on the latest historical research. ... More

The Ashley Cooper PlanThe Founding of Carolina and the Origins of Southern Political Culture

The Ashley Cooper Plan: The Founding of Carolina and the Origins of Southern Political Culture

Thomas D. Wilson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628905
eISBN:
9781469626307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628905.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book demonstrates that early utopian visions for England’s American colonies had a lasting impact. Those early plans not only influenced the future form of American cities, but they shaped the ... More

Associative Political Culture in the Holy Roman EmpireUpper Germany, 1346-1521

Associative Political Culture in the Holy Roman Empire: Upper Germany, 1346-1521

Duncan Hardy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198827252
eISBN:
9780191866180
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827252.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History, European Early Modern History

What was the Holy Roman Empire in the fourteenth to sixteenth centuries? At the turning point between the medieval and early modern periods, this vast central European polity was the continent’s most ... More

Being SovietIdentity, Rumour, and Everyday Life under Stalin 1939–1953

Being Soviet: Identity, Rumour, and Everyday Life under Stalin 1939–1953

Timothy Johnston

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604036
eISBN:
9780191731600
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604036.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

‘Being Soviet’ takes a refreshing and innovative approach to the crucial years between 1939 and 1953 in the USSR. It addresses two of the key recent debates concerning Stalinism. It answers the ... More

Benjamin Franklin’s Humor

Benjamin Franklin’s Humor

Paul M. Zall

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123714
eISBN:
9780813134864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123714.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Humor is sometimes a serious business, especially the humor of Benjamin Franklin, a master at revealing the human condition through comedy. For the country's bicentennial, Reader's Digest named ... More

Between Heimat and HatredJews and the Right in Germany, 1871-1935

Between Heimat and Hatred: Jews and the Right in Germany, 1871-1935

Philipp Nielsen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190930660
eISBN:
9780190930691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190930660.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This book studies German Jews involved in ventures that were from the beginning, or became increasingly, of the Right. Jewish agricultural settlement, Jews’ participation in the so-called Defense of ... More

Beyond the BarricadesGovernment and State-Building in Post-Revolutionary Prussia, 1848-1858

Beyond the Barricades: Government and State-Building in Post-Revolutionary Prussia, 1848-1858

Anna Ross

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198833826
eISBN:
9780191872204
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833826.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

Beyond the Barricades is an original study of government after the 1848–9 revolutions. It focuses on a number of conservative ministers in Prussia who sought to learn lessons from their experiences ... More

Beyond the Cold WarLyndon Johnson and the New Global Challenges of the 1960s

Beyond the Cold War: Lyndon Johnson and the New Global Challenges of the 1960s

Francis J. Gavin and Mark Atwood Lawrence (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199790692
eISBN:
9780199395521
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790692.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

In writing about international affairs in the 1960s, historians have naturally focused on the Cold War. Only recently have scholars begun to realize that there is another history of international ... More

The Birth of the New JusticeThe Internationalization of Crime and Punishment, 1919-1950

The Birth of the New Justice: The Internationalization of Crime and Punishment, 1919-1950

Mark Lewis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199660285
eISBN:
9780191757716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660285.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The Birth of the New Justice explains the history of plans for ad hoc and permanent international criminal courts and new international criminal laws to repress aggressive war, war ... More

Blood, Sweat, and ToilRemaking the British Working Class, 1939-1945

Blood, Sweat, and Toil: Remaking the British Working Class, 1939-1945

Geoffrey G. Field

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604111
eISBN:
9780191731686
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604111.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

Blood, Sweat, and Toil is the first major history of the British working class in the Second World War. The book integrates social, political, and labour history and reflects the most ... More

Boundaries of the State In Us History

Boundaries of the State In Us History

James T. Sparrow, William J. Novak, and Stephen W. Sawyer (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226277646
eISBN:
9780226277813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226277813.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

In their productive outpouring, the scholarly literatures on “the state” in American history and political development have advanced myriad working assumptions about the state without reconciling ... More

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