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Atlantic WarsFrom the Fifteenth Century to the Age of Revolution

Atlantic Wars: From the Fifteenth Century to the Age of Revolution

Geoffrey Plank

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190860455
eISBN:
9780190860486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190860455.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History, World Early Modern History

Atlantic Wars explores how warfare shaped human experience around the Atlantic from the late Middle Ages until the nineteenth century. Military concerns and initiatives drove the development of ... More

Tree of PearlsThe Extraordinary Architectural Patronage of the 13th-Century Egyptian Slave-Queen Shajar al-Durr

Tree of Pearls: The Extraordinary Architectural Patronage of the 13th-Century Egyptian Slave-Queen Shajar al-Durr

D. Fairchild Ruggles

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190873202
eISBN:
9780190873233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190873202.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

The woman known as “Tree of Pearls” ruled Egypt in the summer of 1250. A rare case of a woman sultan, her reign marked the shift from the Ayyubid to the Mamluk dynasty, and her architectural ... More

Inventing the English MassacreAmboyna in History and Memory

Inventing the English Massacre: Amboyna in History and Memory

Alison Games

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780197507735
eISBN:
9780197507766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197507735.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, World Early Modern History

This book explains how a conspiracy trial featuring English, Japanese, and Indo-Portuguese co-conspirators who allegedly plotted against the Dutch East India Company in the Indian Ocean in 1623 ... More

The King and the PeopleSovereignty and Popular Politics in Mughal Delhi

The King and the People: Sovereignty and Popular Politics in Mughal Delhi

Abhishek Kaicker

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190070670
eISBN:
9780190070700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190070670.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, Asian History

An unprecedented exploration of the relationship between the Mughal emperor and his subjects in the space of the Mughal empire’s capital, The King and The People overturns an axiomatic assumption in ... More

The Story of RufinoSlavery, Freedom, and Islam in the Black Atlantic

The Story of Rufino: Slavery, Freedom, and Islam in the Black Atlantic

João José Reis, Flávio dos Santos Gomes, and Marcus J. M. de Carvalho

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190224363
eISBN:
9780190093549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190224363.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History, World Early Modern History

The book tells the story of Rufino, or Abuncare, a Yoruba Muslim from the kingdom of Oyo, who came to Brazil as a slave in c. 1823 and lived in the Atlantic cities of Salvador, Porto Alegre, Rio de ... More

(Dis)connected EmpiresImperial Portugal, Sri Lankan Diplomacy, and the Making of a Habsburg Conquest in Asia

(Dis)connected Empires: Imperial Portugal, Sri Lankan Diplomacy, and the Making of a Habsburg Conquest in Asia

Zoltán Biedermann

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198823391
eISBN:
9780191862106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823391.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

(Dis)connected Empires takes the reader on a global journey to explore the triangle formed during the sixteenth century between the Portuguese empire, the empire of Kōtte in Sri Lanka, and the ... More

Madeleine's ChildrenFamily, Freedom, Secrets, and Lies in France's Indian Ocean Colonies

Madeleine's Children: Family, Freedom, Secrets, and Lies in France's Indian Ocean Colonies

Sue Peabody

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190233884
eISBN:
9780190233914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190233884.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, European Early Modern History

This book explores the hidden history of a family in slavery and freedom in the Indian Ocean empires of France and Britain during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. A tale of legal intrigue, ... More

Who Should Rule?Men of Arms, the Republic of Letters, and the Fall of the Spanish Empire

Who Should Rule?: Men of Arms, the Republic of Letters, and the Fall of the Spanish Empire

Mónica Ricketts

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190494889
eISBN:
9780190494919
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190494889.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, Latin American History

This book examines the rise of men of letters and military officers as new and competing political actors in two central areas of the Spanish world: the viceroyalty of Peru and Spain. This was a ... More

In Search of the WayThought and Religion in Early—Modern Japan, 1582-1860

In Search of the Way: Thought and Religion in Early—Modern Japan, 1582-1860

Richard Bowring

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198795230
eISBN:
9780191836534
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198795230.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, History of Ideas

In Search of the Way is a history of intellectual and religious developments in Japan during the Tokugawa period, 1582–1860. It begins with an explanation of the fate of Christianity, and goes on to ... More

Power, Politics, and Tradition in the Mongol Empire and the Ilkhanate of Iran

Power, Politics, and Tradition in the Mongol Empire and the Ilkhanate of Iran

Michael Hope

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198768593
eISBN:
9780191821981
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198768593.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, Political History

This study provides a new interpretation of how political authority was conceived and transmitted in the Early Mongol Empire (1227–59) and its successor state in Iran, the Īlkhānate (1258–1335). ... More

Selling EmpireIndia in the Making of Britain and America, 1600-1830

Selling Empire: India in the Making of Britain and America, 1600-1830

Jonathan Eacott

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469622309
eISBN:
9781469623153
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622309.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

Linking four continents over three centuries, Selling Empire demonstrates the centrality of India—both as an idea and a place—to the making of a global British imperial system. This book recasts the ... More

Nursing and EmpireGendered Labor and Migration from India to the United States

Nursing and Empire: Gendered Labor and Migration from India to the United States

Reddy: Nursing and Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625072
eISBN:
9781469625096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625072.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

Nursing and Empire draws on archival research and life history interviews to focus on the migration and settlement of the Indian nurses who formed the first female dominated migration pattern from ... More

British Academy Lectures 2013-14

British Academy Lectures 2013-14

Janet Carsten and Simon Frith (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780197265864
eISBN:
9780191772016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265864.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

The content derives from the British Academy’s public lecture programme which presents specialist research in an accessible manner. The papers range in subject matter over music, psychology, history, ... More

Empire by TreatyNegotiating European Expansion, 1600-1900

Empire by Treaty: Negotiating European Expansion, 1600-1900

Saliha Belmessous (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199391783
eISBN:
9780190213213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199391783.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, Social History

This book is part of an intellectual project aimed at including indigenous voices in the debate over European appropriation of overseas territories. It is concerned with European efforts to negotiate ... More

Art of ConversionChristian Visual Culture in the Kingdom of Kongo

Art of Conversion: Christian Visual Culture in the Kingdom of Kongo

Cécile Fromont

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618715
eISBN:
9781469618739
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618739.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

Between the 16th and the 19th centuries, the west central African kingdom of Kongo practiced Christianity, actively participating in the Atlantic world as an independent, cosmopolitan realm on a par ... More

Religion and TradeCross-Cultural Exchanges in World History, 1000-1900

Religion and Trade: Cross-Cultural Exchanges in World History, 1000-1900

Francesca Trivellato, Leor Halevi, and Catia Antunes (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199379187
eISBN:
9780199379224
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199379187.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, History of Religion

This book focuses on trade across religious boundaries around the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic and Indian Oceans during the second millennium, when transportation technology was fragile and ... More

La ConquistadoraThe Virgin Mary at War and Peace in the Old and New Worlds

La Conquistadora: The Virgin Mary at War and Peace in the Old and New Worlds

Amy G. Remensnyder

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199892983
eISBN:
9780199388868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892983.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Medieval History, World Early Modern History

This book brings together medieval Iberia, colonial Mexico, and colonial New Mexico through the largely unexplored history of the Virgin Mary as a figure of warfare and cross-cultural encounter. ... More

Mercantilism ReimaginedPolitical Economy in Early Modern Britain and Its Empire

Mercantilism Reimagined: Political Economy in Early Modern Britain and Its Empire

Philip J. Stern and Carl Wennerlind (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199988532
eISBN:
9780199369997
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199988532.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, History of Ideas

From schoolbooks to scholarly monographs, mercantilism has come to be synonymous with early modern political economy, though it is just as often criticized as inadequate, incomplete, or incoherent as ... More

Sex before SexFiguring the Act in Early Modern England

Sex before Sex: Figuring the Act in Early Modern England

James M. Bromley and Will Stockton (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680764
eISBN:
9781452948560
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680764.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

What is sex exactly? Does everyone agree on a definition? And does that definition hold when considering literary production in other times and places? This book makes clear that we cannot simply ... More

The Rule of EmpiresThose Who Built Them, Those Who Endured Them, and Why They Always Fall

The Rule of Empires: Those Who Built Them, Those Who Endured Them, and Why They Always Fall

Timothy H. Parsons

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199931156
eISBN:
9780190254698
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199931156.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This book gives a sweeping account of the evolution of empire from its origins in ancient Rome to its most recent twentieth-century embodiment. It explains what constitutes an empire and offers ... More

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