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Networks of ModernityGermany in the Age of the Telegraph, 1830-1880

Networks of Modernity: Germany in the Age of the Telegraph, 1830-1880

Jean-Michel Johnston

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198856887
eISBN:
9780191890055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856887.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

This book offers a fresh perspective on the history of Germany by investigating the origins and impact of the ‘communications revolution’ that transformed state and society during the nineteenth ... More

Evil Deeds in High PlacesChristian America's Moral Struggle with Watergate

Evil Deeds in High Places: Christian America's Moral Struggle with Watergate

David E. Settje

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781479803149
eISBN:
9781479803156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479803149.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Christians today participate as a significant force in politics, asserting their historic role as arbiters of morality and ethics in the process despite being of very different minds about what that ... More

In the Footsteps of Flora TristanA Political Biography

In the Footsteps of Flora Tristan: A Political Biography

Máire Fedelma Cross

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622454
eISBN:
9781800341401
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622454.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Through the use of the tropes of intersectionality and transnationalism, this first-ever study of Jules Puech (1879–1957), is a double biography as it makes an intergenerational journey through his ... More

The AthenaeumMore Than Just Another London Club

The Athenaeum: More Than Just Another London Club

Michael Wheeler

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300246773
eISBN:
9780300256338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300246773.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

When it was founded in 1824, the Athenæum broke the mold. Unlike in other preeminent clubs, its members were chosen on the basis of their achievements rather than on their background or political ... More

FoundationsHow the Built Environment Made Twentieth-Century Britain

Foundations: How the Built Environment Made Twentieth-Century Britain

Sam Wetherell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691193755
eISBN:
9780691208558
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691193755.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book is a history of twentieth-century Britain told through the rise, fall, and reinvention of six different types of urban space: the industrial estate, shopping precinct, council estate, ... More

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