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An African American DilemmaA History of School Integration and Civil Rights in the North

An African American Dilemma: A History of School Integration and Civil Rights in the North

Zoë Burkholder

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780190605131
eISBN:
9780190605162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190605131.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Since Brown v. Board of Education in 1954, Americans have viewed school integration as a central tenet of the Black civil rights movement. Yet school integration was not the only—or even always the ... More

The All-Consuming NationChasing the American Dream Since World War II

The All-Consuming Nation: Chasing the American Dream Since World War II

Mark H. Lytle

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780197568255
eISBN:
9780197568286
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197568255.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In some ways, The All-Consuming Nation is an autobiography of the baby boom generation since it highlights the consumer culture and rising environmental consciousness that have been central to that ... More

Amílcar CabralThe Life of a Reluctant Nationalist

Amílcar Cabral: The Life of a Reluctant Nationalist

António Tomás

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197525579
eISBN:
9780197610831
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197525579.001.0001
Subject:
History, African History

The Guinean-born Amílcar Cabral has been hailed as one of the most original voices in revolutionary processes on the African continent. He was not only behind one of the most resourceful independence ... More

Aristocratic Education and the Making of the American Republic

Aristocratic Education and the Making of the American Republic

Mark Boonshoft

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781469661360
eISBN:
9781469659558
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469661360.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Following the American Revolution, it was a cliché that the new republic's future depended on widespread, informed citizenship. However, instead of immediately creating the common ... More

Armies and Political Change in Britain, 1660-1750

Armies and Political Change in Britain, 1660-1750

Hannah Smith

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780198851998
eISBN:
9780191886614
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851998.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Armies and Political Change in Britain, 1660–1750 argues that armies had a profound impact on the major political events of late seventeenth- and early eighteenth-century Britain. Opening with the ... More

Atlantic PassagesRace, Mobility, and Liberian Colonization

Atlantic Passages: Race, Mobility, and Liberian Colonization

Robert Murray

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813066752
eISBN:
9780813067292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066752.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Established by the American Colonization Society in the early nineteenth century as a settlement for free people of color, the West African colony of Liberia is usually seen as an endpoint in the ... More

Bitter ShadeThe Ecological Challenge of Human Consciousness

Bitter Shade: The Ecological Challenge of Human Consciousness

Michael R. Dove

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780300251746
eISBN:
9780300258073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300251746.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This book asks an age-old question about the relationship between human consciousness and the environment: How do we think about our own thoughts and actions? How can we transcend the exigencies of ... More

Breaking the BlockadeThe Bahamas during the Civil War

Breaking the Blockade: The Bahamas during the Civil War

Charles D. Ross

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781496831347
eISBN:
9781496831330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496831347.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

On April 16, 1861, President Abraham Lincoln issued a blockade of the Confederate coastline. The largely agrarian South did not have the industrial base to succeed in a protracted conflict. What it ... More

Britain's Black Past

Britain's Black Past

Gretchen H. Gerzina (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781789621600
eISBN:
9781800341135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621600.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The presence and history of black people in Britain, going back centuries, has been obscured, forgotten and misunderstood. This book, which expands upon the Radio 4 series of the same name, uses new ... More

Britain's Levantine Empire, 1914-1923

Britain's Levantine Empire, 1914-1923

Daniel-Joseph MacArthur-Seal

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780192895769
eISBN:
9780191916328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192895769.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Britain’s Levantine Empire, 1914-1923 explains the rise and decline and nature and extent of British military rule in the urban eastern Mediterranean during the course of the First World War and its ... More

Choose Your MedicineFreedom of Therapeutic Choice in America

Choose Your Medicine: Freedom of Therapeutic Choice in America

Lewis A. Grossman

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780190612757
eISBN:
9780197606582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190612757.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Choose Your Medicine is the first comprehensive history of the concept of freedom of therapeutic choice in the United States. It draws on legal history and the history of medicine (as well as ... More

The City as AnthologyEroticism and Urbanity in Early Modern Isfahan

The City as Anthology: Eroticism and Urbanity in Early Modern Isfahan

Kathryn Babayan

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781503613386
eISBN:
9781503627833
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503613386.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Household anthologies of seventeenth-century Isfahan collected everyday texts and objects, from portraits, letters, and poems to marriage contracts and talismans. With these family collections, ... More

The City CreativeThe Rise of Urban Placemaking in Contemporary America

The City Creative: The Rise of Urban Placemaking in Contemporary America

Michael H. Carriere and David Schalliol

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226727226
eISBN:
9780226727363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226727363.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

The City Creative: The Rise of Urban Placemaking in Contemporary America offers the definitive history of “placemaking,” a concept that has become central to the perceived vitality of the ... More

Commemorating Power in Early Medieval SaxonyWriting and Rewriting the Past at Gandersheim and Quedlinburg

Commemorating Power in Early Medieval Saxony: Writing and Rewriting the Past at Gandersheim and Quedlinburg

Sarah Greer

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780198850137
eISBN:
9780191884580
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850137.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book examines the function of convents as memorial centres in early medieval Saxony as expressed in the historical texts written for and by these institutions. In the early medieval world, how ... More

The Compleat Victory:Saratoga and the American Revolution

The Compleat Victory:: Saratoga and the American Revolution

Kevin J. Weddle

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780195331400
eISBN:
9780197549445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195331400.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In the late summer and fall of 1777, after two years of indecisive fighting on both sides, the outcome of the American War of Independence hung in the balance. Having successfully expelled the ... More

Confession and Criminal Justice in Late Medieval ItalySiena, 1260-1330

Confession and Criminal Justice in Late Medieval Italy: Siena, 1260-1330

Lidia Luisa Zanetti Domingues

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780192844866
eISBN:
9780191937224
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192844866.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This monograph provides an in-depth comparison of lay and religious sources produced in Siena (1260-1330) on criminal justice, conflict and violence. Two main trends have been highlighted in the ... More

Confessionalism and Mobility in Early Modern Ireland

Confessionalism and Mobility in Early Modern Ireland

Tadhg Ó hAnnracháin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198870913
eISBN:
9780191913501
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198870913.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This is a book about the intersection between processes of mobility and religious identity and practice in Early Modern Ireland. The period between c.1580 and c.1685 was one of momentous importance ... More

Custom, Law, and MonarchyA Legal History of Early Modern France

Custom, Law, and Monarchy: A Legal History of Early Modern France

Marie Seong-Hak Kim

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780192845498
eISBN:
9780191937712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192845498.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Ancien régime France did not have a unified law. Legal relations of the people were governed by a disorganized amalgam of norms, including provincial and local customs (coutumes), elements of Roman ... More

Dangerous GiftsImperialism, Security, and Civil Wars in the Levant, 1798-1864

Dangerous Gifts: Imperialism, Security, and Civil Wars in the Levant, 1798-1864

Ozan Ozavci

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198852964
eISBN:
9780191888441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852964.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Political History

From Napoleon Bonaparte’s invasion of Egypt in 1798 to the foreign interventions in the ongoing civil wars in Syria, Yemen, and Libya today, global empires or the so-called Great Powers have long ... More

Dead Men Telling TalesNapoleonic War Veterans and the Military Memoir Industry, 1808-1914

Dead Men Telling Tales: Napoleonic War Veterans and the Military Memoir Industry, 1808-1914

Matilda Greig

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780192896025
eISBN:
9780191918513
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192896025.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Dead Men Telling Tales is an account of the lasting cultural impact made by the autobiographies of Napoleonic soldiers over the course of the nineteenth century. Focussing on the nearly three hundred ... More

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