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1837Russia's Quiet Revolution

1837: Russia's Quiet Revolution

Paul W. Werth

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198826354
eISBN:
9780191865305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826354.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Historians often think of Russia before the 1860s in terms of conservative stasis, when the ‘gendarme of Europe’ secured order beyond the country’s borders and entrenched the autocratic system at ... More

Africa and the Shaping of International Human Rights

Africa and the Shaping of International Human Rights

Derrick M. Nault

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198859628
eISBN:
9780191891977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859628.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, World Modern History

Africa throughout its postcolonial history has been plagued by human rights abuses ranging from intolerance of political dissent to heinous crimes such as genocide. Some observers consequently have ... More

After the Black DeathEconomy, society, and the law in fourteenth-century England

After the Black Death: Economy, society, and the law in fourteenth-century England

Mark Bailey

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198857884
eISBN:
9780191890451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857884.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Social History

The Black Death of 1348–9 is the most catastrophic event in recorded history, and this study—the Ford Lectures of 2019 at Oxford University—offers a major re-evaluation of its immediate impact and ... More

All Things Harmless, Useful, and OrnamentalEnvironmental Transformation through Species Acclimatization, from Colonial Australia to the World

All Things Harmless, Useful, and Ornamental: Environmental Transformation through Species Acclimatization, from Colonial Australia to the World

Pete Minard

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469651613
eISBN:
9781469651637
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651613.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

Species acclimatization--the organized introduction of organisms to a new region--is much maligned in the present day. However, colonization depended on moving people, plants, and animals from place ... More

America's IsraelThe US Congress and American-Israeli Relations, 1967--1975

America's Israel: The US Congress and American-Israeli Relations, 1967--1975

Kenneth Kolander

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179476
eISBN:
9780813179483
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179476.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

The U.S.-Israel relationship that most people recognize today, which includes enormous amounts of U.S. military aid to Israel, a powerful strategic alliance, and an American willingness to acquiesce ... More

Anna of DenmarkThe material and visual culture of the Stuart courts, 1589-1619

Anna of Denmark: The material and visual culture of the Stuart courts, 1589-1619

Jemma Field

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526142498
eISBN:
9781526155542
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526142504
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book analyses Anna of Denmark’s material and visual patronage at the Stuart courts, examining her engagement with a wide array of expressive media including architecture, garden design, ... More

Archaeology and the Public PurposeWritings on and by M.N. Deshpande

Archaeology and the Public Purpose: Writings on and by M.N. Deshpande

Nayanjot Lahiri

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190130480
eISBN:
9780190993870
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190130480.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

This book interleaves the history of post-Independence archaeology in India with the life and times of Madhukar Narhar Deshpande (1920–2008), a leading Indian archaeologist who went on to become the ... More

Arts and MindsHow the Royal Society of Arts Changed a Nation

Arts and Minds: How the Royal Society of Arts Changed a Nation

Anton Howes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691182643
eISBN:
9780691201900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182643.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

From its beginnings in a coffee house in the mid-eighteenth century, the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce has tried to improve British life in every way ... More

Black Panther in ExileThe Pete O'Neal Story

Black Panther in Exile: The Pete O'Neal Story

Paul J. Magnarella

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813066394
eISBN:
9780813058603
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066394.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In the tumultuous year after Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination, 29-year-old Pete O’Neal became inspired by reading The Autobiography of Malcolm X and founded the Kansas City branch of the Black ... 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

Calculating RaceRacial Discrimination in Risk Assessment

Calculating Race: Racial Discrimination in Risk Assessment

Benjamin Wiggins

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197504000
eISBN:
9780197504031
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197504000.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

Calculating Race: Racial Discrimination in Risk Assessment presents the historical relationship between statistical risk assessment and race in the United States. It illustrates how, through a ... More

The Cancer ProblemMalignancy in Nineteenth-Century Britain

The Cancer Problem: Malignancy in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Agnes Arnold-Forster

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198866145
eISBN:
9780191897726
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866145.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book offers the first medical, cultural, and social history of cancer in nineteenth-century Britain. The Cancer Problem begins by looking at a community of doctors and patients who lived and ... More

CaritasNeighbourly Love and the Early Modern Self

Caritas: Neighbourly Love and the Early Modern Self

Katie Barclay

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198868132
eISBN:
9780191904677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198868132.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Caritas, a form of divine grace that transformed neighbourly love into moral action, was a key concept in early modern Europe, guiding ideas about morality, the self, and becoming an embodied ethic. ... More

Chinese Diaspora Charity and the Cantonese Pacific, 1850-1949

Chinese Diaspora Charity and the Cantonese Pacific, 1850-1949

John Fitzgerald and Hon-ming Yip (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9789888528264
eISBN:
9789888528929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528264.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Charity is common to diaspora communities the world over, from Armenian diaspora networks to Zimbabwean ones, but the forms charitable activity takes vary across communities and sites of settlement. ... More

City of Big ShouldersA History of Chicago

City of Big Shoulders: A History of Chicago

Robert G. Spinney

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749599
eISBN:
9781501748356
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749599.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book links key events in Chicago's development, from its marshy origins in the 1600s to today's robust metropolis. The book presents Chicago in terms of the people whose lives made the city–from ... More

Civil War Monuments and the Militarization of America

Civil War Monuments and the Militarization of America

Thomas J. Brown

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469653747
eISBN:
9781469653761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653747.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This sweeping new assessment of Civil War monuments unveiled in the United States between the 1860s and 1930s argues that they were pivotal to a national embrace of military values. Americans' ... More

The Compensations of PlunderHow China Lost Its Treasures

The Compensations of Plunder: How China Lost Its Treasures

Justin M. Jacobs

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226711966
eISBN:
9780226712154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226712154.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book provides a new interpretive framework for Western archaeological expeditions along the Silk Road in northwestern China during the first three decades of the twentieth century. By placing ... More

Confessions of a Free Speech LawyerCharlottesville and the Politics of Hate

Confessions of a Free Speech Lawyer: Charlottesville and the Politics of Hate

Rodney A. Smolla

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749650
eISBN:
9781501749674
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749650.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This personal and frank book offers an insider's view on the violent confrontations in Charlottesville during the “summer of hate.” Blending memoir, courtroom drama, and a consideration of the ... More

Connecting centre and localityPolitical communication in early modern England

Connecting centre and locality: Political communication in early modern England

Chris R. Kyle and Jason Peacey (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526147158
eISBN:
9781526155528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526147165
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This collection of essays is set up to explore the dynamics of local/national political culture in seventeenth-century Britain, with particular reference to political communication. It examines the ... More

Contingent CitizensShifting Perceptions of Latter-day Saints in American Political Culture

Contingent Citizens: Shifting Perceptions of Latter-day Saints in American Political Culture

Spencer W. McBride, Brent M. Rogers, and Keith A. Erekson (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501716737
eISBN:
9781501716744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501716737.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book features fourteen chapters that track changes in the ways Americans have perceived the Latter-day Saints since the 1830s. From presidential politics, to political violence, to the ... More

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