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The Wretched AtomAmerica's Global Gamble with Peaceful Nuclear Technology

The Wretched Atom: America's Global Gamble with Peaceful Nuclear Technology

Jacob Darwin Hamblin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197526903
eISBN:
9780197526934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197526903.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History, World Modern History

After the Second World War, the United States offered a new kind of atom that differed from the bombs that destroyed Hiroshima and Nagasaki. This atom would cure diseases, produce new foods, make ... More

Pax TransatlanticaAmerica and Europe in the Post-Cold War Era

Pax Transatlantica: America and Europe in the Post-Cold War Era

Jussi M. Hanhimäki

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190922160
eISBN:
9780197516690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190922160.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History, World Modern History

Pax Transatlantica asserts that the recurrent transatlantic crises that have dominated headlines since the end of the Cold War, while not irrelevant, pale when set against the realities of shared ... More

Projecting Imperial PowerNew Nineteenth Century Emperors and the Public Sphere

Projecting Imperial Power: New Nineteenth Century Emperors and the Public Sphere

Helen Watanabe-O'Kelly

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198802471
eISBN:
9780191840777
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802471.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

The nineteenth century is notable for its newly proclaimed emperors, from Franz I of Austria and Napoleon I in 1804, through Agustín and Pedro, the emperors of Mexico and Brazil, in 1822, to Napoleon ... More

The ColumnistLeaks, Lies, and Libel in Drew Pearson's Washington

The Columnist: Leaks, Lies, and Libel in Drew Pearson's Washington

Donald A. Ritchie

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190067588
eISBN:
9780190067618
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190067588.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

In the “Washington Merry-Go-Round,” a nationally syndicated newspaper column that appeared in hundreds of papers from 1932 to 1969, as well as on weekly radio and television programs, the ... More

Joseph Smith for PresidentThe Prophet, the Assassins, and the Fight for American Religious Freedom

Joseph Smith for President: The Prophet, the Assassins, and the Fight for American Religious Freedom

Spencer W. McBride

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190909413
eISBN:
9780197572436
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190909413.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Political History

In 1844, Joseph Smith, the controversial founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, had amassed a national following of some 25,000 believers—and a militia of some 2,500 men. In this ... More

Rethinking American Grand Strategy

Rethinking American Grand Strategy

Elizabeth Borgwardt, Christopher McKnight Nichols, and Andrew Preston (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190695668
eISBN:
9780190093143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695668.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History, American History: 20th Century

What is grand strategy? What does it aim to achieve? And what differentiates it from normal strategic thought—what, in other words, makes it “grand”? In answering these questions, most scholars have ... More

The Other '68ersStudent Protest and Christian Democracy in West Germany

The Other '68ers: Student Protest and Christian Democracy in West Germany

Anna von der Goltz

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198849520
eISBN:
9780191883644
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198849520.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This is the first book about West German centre-right students in 1968, a major moment of political and cultural contestation in the Federal Republic and indeed across much of the globe. Based on ... More

The Jacquerie of 1358A French Peasants' Revolt

The Jacquerie of 1358: A French Peasants' Revolt

Justine Firnhaber-Baker

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198856412
eISBN:
9780191889684
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856412.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Political History

Historians of the Jacquerie have been divided in seeing it either as an unplanned explosion of peasant resentment or as an organized undertaking directed by urban rebels in Paris. These opposing ... More

How the French Learned to VoteA History of Electoral Practice in France

How the French Learned to Vote: A History of Electoral Practice in France

Malcolm Crook

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780192894786
eISBN:
9780191915659
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192894786.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

Voting is a familiar civic activity today, yet few participants are probably aware of its long and controversial history, which was especially marked in the case of France, the country chosen for ... More

Age of PromisesElectoral Pledges in Twentieth Century Britain

Age of Promises: Electoral Pledges in Twentieth Century Britain

David Thackeray and Richard Toye

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198843030
eISBN:
9780191878930
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843030.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

Age of Promises explores the issue of electoral promises in twentieth century Britain—how they were made, how they were understood, and how they evolved across time. It does so through a study of ... More

Forever PrisonersHow the United States Made the World's Largest Immigrant Detention System

Forever Prisoners: How the United States Made the World's Largest Immigrant Detention System

Elliott Young

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190085957
eISBN:
9780190085988
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190085957.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

The United States locks up more than half a million non-citizens every year for immigration-related offenses; on any given day, more than 50,000 immigrants are held in detention in hundreds of ICE ... More

The Making of a TerroristAlexandre Rousselin and the French Revolution

The Making of a Terrorist: Alexandre Rousselin and the French Revolution

Jeff Horn

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780197529928
eISBN:
9780197529959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197529928.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

Alexandre Rousselin biography explores how the French Revolution inspired an educated Parisian to become a terrorist and then spent the next forty-five years dealing with the consequences of his ... More

The European Rescue of the Franco Regime, 1950-1975

The European Rescue of the Franco Regime, 1950-1975

Fernando Guirao

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198861232
eISBN:
9780191893315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861232.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This book explores how the governments of the founding members of the European Coal and Steel Community and the European Economic Community, acting collectively via the European Communities, assisted ... More

The Fierce Life of Grace Holmes CarlsonCatholic, Socialist, Feminist

The Fierce Life of Grace Holmes Carlson: Catholic, Socialist, Feminist

Donna T. Haverty-Stacke

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781479802180
eISBN:
9781479892006
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479802180.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

On December 8, 1941, Grace Holmes Carlson, the only female defendant among eighteen Trotskyists convicted under the Smith Act, was sentenced to sixteen months in federal prison for advocating the ... More

Building Power to Change the WorldThe Political Thought of the German Council Movements

Building Power to Change the World: The Political Thought of the German Council Movements

James Muldoon

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198856627
eISBN:
9780191889806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856627.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The German council movements arose through mass strikes and soldier mutinies towards the end of the First World War. They brought down the German monarchy, founded several short-lived council ... More

Heaven Has EyesLaw and Justice in Chinese History

Heaven Has Eyes: Law and Justice in Chinese History

Xiaoqun Xu

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190060046
eISBN:
9780190060077
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190060046.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, Political History

A history of Chinese law and justice from the imperial era to the post-Mao era, the book addresses the evolution and function of law codes and judicial practices in China’s long history and examines ... More

On Civilization's EdgeA Polish Borderland in the Interwar World

On Civilization's Edge: A Polish Borderland in the Interwar World

Kathryn Ciancia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190067458
eISBN:
9780190067489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190067458.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

In 1918, as Europe’s continental empires were violently replaced with a patchwork of nominally post-imperial nation-states, elites in Poland drew on the global language of civilization to launch an ... More

Counterterrorism Between the WarsAn International History, 1919-1937

Counterterrorism Between the Wars: An International History, 1919-1937

Mary S. Barton

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198864042
eISBN:
9780191896330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864042.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This is a book about terrorism, weapons, and diplomacy in the interwar years between the First and Second World Wars. It charts the convergence of the manufacture and trade of arms; diplomacy among ... More

Chaos and CompromiseThe Evolution of the Mississippi Budgeting Process

Chaos and Compromise: The Evolution of the Mississippi Budgeting Process

Brian A. Pugh

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496830197
eISBN:
9781496830234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830197.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book explains how Mississippi’s budget making process evolved and examines legislation and litigation, as well as those legislators and governors responsible for developing this process. This ... More

The Birth of Modern Political SatireRomeyn de Hooghe and the Glorious Revolution

The Birth of Modern Political Satire: Romeyn de Hooghe and the Glorious Revolution

Meredith McNeill Hale

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198836261
eISBN:
9780191873539
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836261.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book documents one of the most important moments in the history of printed political imagery, when the political print became what we would recognize as modern political satire. Contrary to ... More

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