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Aberration of MindSuicide and Suffering in the Civil War-Era South

Aberration of Mind: Suicide and Suffering in the Civil War-Era South

Diane Miller Sommerville

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643304
eISBN:
9781469643588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643304.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Aberration of Mind is a social history of suicide in the American South during the Civil War era. The book casts a wide net, focusing on Confederate soldiers and veterans and their families, and the ... More

Academic ambassadors, Pacific alliesAustralia, America and the Fulbright Program

Academic ambassadors, Pacific allies: Australia, America and the Fulbright Program

Alice Garner and Diane Kirkby

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526128973
eISBN:
9781526142030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526128973.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book recounts the history of the Fulbright Program in Australia, locating academic exchange in the context of US cultural diplomacy and revealing a complex relationship between governments, ... More

The Addis Ababa MassacreItaly's National Shame

The Addis Ababa Massacre: Italy's National Shame

Ian Campbell

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190674724
eISBN:
9780190943172
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190674724.001.0001
Subject:
History, African History

On Friday 19th February 1937, following an abortive attack by a handful of insurgents on Mussolini's High Command in the Italian-occupied nation state of Ethiopia, 'repression squads' of armed ... More

Administering Colonialism and WarThe Political Life of Sir Andrew Clow of the Indian Civil Service

Administering Colonialism and War: The Political Life of Sir Andrew Clow of the Indian Civil Service

Colin R. Alexander

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199493739
eISBN:
9780199096954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199493739.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Colonialism is a dehumanizing experience for all those at the mercy of its power structures. The officers of the Indian Civil Service (ICS) were no exception. This book focuses on the role of ICS in ... More

Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great

John Boardman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691181752
eISBN:
9780691184043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181752.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book looks beyond the life of Alexander the Great in order to examine the astonishing range of Alexanders created by generations of authors, historians, and artists throughout the world, from ... More

All Hail to the ArchpriestConfessional Conflict, Toleration, and the Politics of Publicity in Post-Reformation England

All Hail to the Archpriest: Confessional Conflict, Toleration, and the Politics of Publicity in Post-Reformation England

Peter Lake and Michael Questier

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198840343
eISBN:
9780191875922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840343.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This volume revisits the debates and disputes known collectively in the literature on late sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century England as the ‘Archpriest Controversy’. We argue that this was an ... More

All That GlitteredBritain's Most Precious Metal from Adam Smith to the Gold Rush

All That Glittered: Britain's Most Precious Metal from Adam Smith to the Gold Rush

Timothy Alborn

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190603519
eISBN:
9780190603540
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190603519.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, British and Irish Early Modern History

From the early eighteenth century into the 1830s, Great Britain was the only major country in the world to adopt gold as the sole basis of its currency, in the process absorbing much of the world’s ... More

Allegories of EncounterColonial Literacy and Indian Captivities

Allegories of Encounter: Colonial Literacy and Indian Captivities

Andrew Newman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469643458
eISBN:
9781469643472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643458.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book analyzes representations of reading, writing, and recollecting texts – “literacy events” – in early America’s best-known literary genre. Captivity narratives reveal how colonial captives ... More

American IlluminationsUrban Lighting, 1800-1920

American Illuminations: Urban Lighting, 1800-1920

David E. Nye

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780262037419
eISBN:
9780262344784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037419.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Illuminations originated in Renaissance Italy and spread to all the courts of Europe more than a century before oil lamps provided the first street lighting. The transition to gas after 1800 and to ... More

Anglo-Papal Relations in the Early Fourteenth CenturyA Study in Medieval Diplomacy

Anglo-Papal Relations in the Early Fourteenth Century: A Study in Medieval Diplomacy

Barbara Bombi

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198729150
eISBN:
9780191795879
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198729150.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Political History

This book is concerned with the modes and procedures of Anglo-papal diplomacy in the period 1305–60, when diplomatic affairs between England and the papacy intensified following the transfer of the ... More

Armageddon InsuranceCivil Defense in the United States and Soviet Union, 1945-1991

Armageddon Insurance: Civil Defense in the United States and Soviet Union, 1945-1991

Edward M. Geist

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469645254
eISBN:
9781469645278
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469645254.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The dangerous, decades-long arms race between the United States and the Soviet Union during the Cold War begged a fundamental question: how did these superpowers actually plan to survive a nuclear ... More

Assassins against the Old OrderItalian Anarchist Violence in Fin de Siècle Europe

Assassins against the Old Order: Italian Anarchist Violence in Fin de Siècle Europe

Nunzio Pernicone and Fraser M. Ottanelli

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252041877
eISBN:
9780252050565
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041877.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Italian anarchists compiled a formidable record of political assassinations during the 1890s: President Marie François Sadi Carnot of France was killed by Santo Caserio in 1894; Prime Minister ... More

Bad FaithTeachers, Liberalism, and the Origins of McCarthyism

Bad Faith: Teachers, Liberalism, and the Origins of McCarthyism

Andrew Feffer

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823281169
eISBN:
9780823285969
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823281169.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In late summer 1940, as war spread across Europe and as the nation pulled itself out of the Great Depression, an anticommunist hysteria convulsed New York City. Targeting the city’s municipal ... More

Battle in the Mind Fields

Battle in the Mind Fields

John A. Goldsmith and Bernard Laks

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226550800
eISBN:
9780226550947
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226550947.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This book is a study of linguistics and its neighboring disciplines--psychology, logic, and philosophy--from ca. 1840 up until 1940 and the outbreak of World War II, that aims to give the reader an ... More

Before VoltaireThe French Origins of "Newtonian" Mechanics, 1680-1715

Before Voltaire: The French Origins of "Newtonian" Mechanics, 1680-1715

J.B. Shank

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226509297
eISBN:
9780226509327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226509327.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

A pervasive understanding holds that the foundation of calculus-based mathematical physics was laid by Issac Newton in his epochal treatise Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica of 1687. In ... More

Begging, Charity and Religion in Pre-Famine Ireland

Begging, Charity and Religion in Pre-Famine Ireland

Ciarán McCabe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781786941572
eISBN:
9781789629002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941572.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Beggars and begging were ubiquitous features of pre-Famine Irish society, yet have gone largely unexamined by historians. Begging, Charity and Religion in Pre-Famine Ireland explores at length for ... More

Between Heimat and HatredJews and the Right in Germany, 1871-1935

Between Heimat and Hatred: Jews and the Right in Germany, 1871-1935

Philipp Nielsen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190930660
eISBN:
9780190930691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190930660.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This book studies German Jews involved in ventures that were from the beginning, or became increasingly, of the Right. Jewish agricultural settlement, Jews’ participation in the so-called Defense of ... More

Between Iran and ZionJewish Histories of Twentieth-Century Iran

Between Iran and Zion: Jewish Histories of Twentieth-Century Iran

Lior B. Sternfeld

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781503606142
eISBN:
9781503607170
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503606142.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Between Iran and Zion analyzes the responses of Iranian Jews to the social, political, and cultural developments of the twentieth century. The book examines their integration into the nation-building ... More

Big SisterFeminism, Conservatism, and Conspiracy in the Heartland

Big Sister: Feminism, Conservatism, and Conspiracy in the Heartland

Erin M. Kempker

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252041976
eISBN:
9780252050701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041976.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book maps the interplay of conservative and feminist women in Indiana during the second half of the twentieth century and proposes an alternative framework for understanding the second wave ... More

Biplanes at WarUS Marine Corps Aviation in the Small Wars Era, 1915-1934

Biplanes at War: US Marine Corps Aviation in the Small Wars Era, 1915-1934

Wray R. Johnson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813177045
eISBN:
9780813177076
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177045.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book is an in-depth exploration of the experience of the US Marine Corps during the so-called small wars era, 1915–1934, with an emphasis on the marines’ employment of aviation. The introduction ... More

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