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1652The Cardinal, the Prince, and the Crisis of the 'Fronde'

1652: The Cardinal, the Prince, and the Crisis of the 'Fronde'

David Parrott

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198797463
eISBN:
9780191838828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797463.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Military History

This book offers a re-evaluation of the last year of the Fronde—the political upheaval between 1648 and 1652—in the making of seventeenth-century France. In late December 1651 cardinal Mazarin defied ... More

Aesthetic ScienceRepresenting Nature in the Royal Society of London, 1650-1720

Aesthetic Science: Representing Nature in the Royal Society of London, 1650-1720

Alexander Wragge-Morley

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226680729
eISBN:
9780226681054
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226681054.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The scientists affiliated with the early Royal Society of London have long been regarded as forerunners of modern empiricism, rejecting the symbolic and moral goals of Renaissance natural history in ... More

After AlfredAnglo-Saxon Chronicles and Chroniclers, 900-1150

After Alfred: Anglo-Saxon Chronicles and Chroniclers, 900-1150

Pauline Stafford

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198859642
eISBN:
9780191891991
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859642.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Political History

This book traces the development of a group of anonymous, vernacular, annalistic chronicles—‘the Anglo-Saxon chronicles’—from their genesis at the court of King Alfred to their end at the Fenland ... More

American DatuJohn J. Pershing and Counterinsurgency Warfare in the Muslim Philippines, 1899-1913

American Datu: John J. Pershing and Counterinsurgency Warfare in the Muslim Philippines, 1899-1913

Ronald K. Edgerton

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813178936
eISBN:
9780813178943
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178936.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book highlights a seminal but largely overlooked period in the development of American counterinsurgency strategy. It examines how Progressive counterinsurgency ideas and methods evolved between ... More

American Evangelists and Tuberculosis in Modern Japan

American Evangelists and Tuberculosis in Modern Japan

Elisheva A. Perelman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9789888528141
eISBN:
9789882204959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528141.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The tuberculosis epidemic of Meiji and Taishō helped to define the relationship between Japan’s government and the foreign, Protestant nondenominational evangelist organizations and individuals who ... More

American FatherhoodA History

American Fatherhood: A History

Jürgen Martschukat

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479892273
eISBN:
9781479804740
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479892273.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book explains the unbending ideal of the nuclear family and how it has seeped so deeply into American society and consciousness without ever becoming the actual norm for most people in the ... More

American LucifersThe Dark History of Artificial Light, 1750-1865

American Lucifers: The Dark History of Artificial Light, 1750-1865

Jeremy Zallen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653327
eISBN:
9781469653341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653327.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The myth of light and progress has blinded us. In our electric world, we are everywhere surrounded by effortlessly glowing lights that simply exist, as they should, seemingly clear and comforting ... More

Appetite and Its DiscontentsScience, Medicine, and the Urge to Eat, 1750-1950

Appetite and Its Discontents: Science, Medicine, and the Urge to Eat, 1750-1950

Elizabeth A. Williams

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226692999
eISBN:
9780226693187
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226693187.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book explores contemporary worries over eating through the lens of the history of science and medicine. It shows how appetite, once a matter of personal inclination and everyday life, from ... More

Archipelago of JusticeLaw in France's Early Modern Empire

Archipelago of Justice: Law in France's Early Modern Empire

Laurie M Wood

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300244007
eISBN:
9780300252385
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300244007.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

An examination of France’s Atlantic and Indian Ocean empires through the stories of the little known people who built it. This book is a groundbreaking evaluation of the interwoven trajectories of ... More

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

Between Fitness and DeathDisability and Slavery in the Caribbean

Between Fitness and Death: Disability and Slavery in the Caribbean

Stefanie Hunt-Kennedy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252043192
eISBN:
9780252052071
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043192.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This is the first book-length study of Caribbean slavery to make disability its primary focus. The book sets out to answer the following questions: How does colonialism—specifically slavery—challenge ... More

Beyond the Steppe FrontierA History of the Sino-Russian Border

Beyond the Steppe Frontier: A History of the Sino-Russian Border

Sören Urbansky

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691181684
eISBN:
9780691195445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181684.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

The Sino-Russian border, once the world's longest land border, has received scant attention in histories about the margins of empires. This book rectifies this by exploring the demarcation's ... More

Beyond the Usual BeatingThe Jon Burge Police Torture Scandal and Social Movements for Police Accountability in Chicago

Beyond the Usual Beating: The Jon Burge Police Torture Scandal and Social Movements for Police Accountability in Chicago

Andrew S. Baer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226700472
eISBN:
9780226700502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226700502.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

From 1972 to 1991 and beyond, detectives working under the supervision of Chicago police commander Jon Burge tortured or otherwise coerced confessions from over 118 black criminal suspects at Area 2 ... 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

Biruni

Biruni

George Malagaris

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190124021
eISBN:
9780190992484
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190124021.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This book places Biruni in his historical and cultural context within the long-term history of medieval Eurasia. It outlines the course of Biruni’s life, clarifying key questions about his ... More

Blood, Sweat, and TearsJake Gaither, Florida A&M, and the History of Black College Football

Blood, Sweat, and Tears: Jake Gaither, Florida A&M, and the History of Black College Football

Derrick E. White

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652443
eISBN:
9781469652467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652443.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Black college football began during the nadir of African American life after the Civil War. The first game occurred in 1892, a little less than four years before the Supreme Court ruled segregation ... More

Bread WinnerAn Intimate History of the Victorian Economy

Bread Winner: An Intimate History of the Victorian Economy

Emma Griffin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300230062
eISBN:
9780300252095
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300230062.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Nineteenth-century Britain saw remarkable economic growth and a rise in real wages. But not everyone shared in the nation's wealth. Unable to earn a sufficient income themselves, working-class women ... More

A Brief History of Āyurveda

A Brief History of Āyurveda

M. R. Raghava Varier

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190121082
eISBN:
9780190992118
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190121082.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

For over two and a half millennia Āyurveda was the mainstream healthcare programme in the Indian subcontinent. However, what was once seen as indispensable, is now often officially described as ... More

The British Empire through BuildingsStructure, Function, Meaning

The British Empire through Buildings: Structure, Function, Meaning

John M. MacKenzie

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526145963
eISBN:
9781526152053
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526145970
Subject:
History, Social History

The British Empire contributed greatly to the globalising of western buildings, towns and cities across the world. The requirements of security necessitated the construction of forts and barracks ... More

Caging Borders and Carceral StatesIncarcerations, Immigration Detentions, and Resistance

Caging Borders and Carceral States: Incarcerations, Immigration Detentions, and Resistance

Robert T. Chase (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469651231
eISBN:
9781469651262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651231.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This volume considers the interconnection of racial oppression in the U.S. South and West, presenting thirteen case studies that explore the ways in which citizens and migrants alike have been caged, ... More

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