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The Death of the French AtlanticTrade, War, and Slavery in the Age of Revolution

The Death of the French Atlantic: Trade, War, and Slavery in the Age of Revolution

Alan Forrest

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780199568956
eISBN:
9780191757617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199568956.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, World Modern History

The Preface places the book in its historiographical context and asks how far the French Atlantic did ‘die’ in the Age of Revolutions. It places the crisis of the late eighteenth century in a ... More

Enemies in the EmpireCivilian Internment in the British Empire during the First World War

Enemies in the Empire: Civilian Internment in the British Empire during the First World War

Stefan Manz and Panikos Panayi

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198850151
eISBN:
9780191884603
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850151.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, World Modern History

During the First World War, Britain was the epicentre of global mass internment and deportation operations. Germans, Austro-Hungarians, Turks, and Bulgarians who had settled in Britain and its ... More

The Formal and Informal Politics of British Rule In Post-Conquest Quebec, 1760-1837A Northern Bastille

The Formal and Informal Politics of British Rule In Post-Conquest Quebec, 1760-1837: A Northern Bastille

Nancy Christie

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198851813
eISBN:
9780191886492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851813.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History, World Modern History

Analyzing the vast judicial records of Quebec, A Northern Bastille uses a microhistorical approach to rethink the impact of the British Conquest upon the social, economic and political life of the ... More

New World CitiesChallenges of Urbanization and Globalization in the Americas

New World Cities: Challenges of Urbanization and Globalization in the Americas

John Tutino and Martin V. Melosi (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469648750
eISBN:
9781469648774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648750.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

For millennia, urban centers were pivots of power and trade that ruled and linked rural majorities. After 1950, explosive urbanization led to unprecedented urban majorities around the world. That ... More

No More to SpendNeglect and the Construction of Scarcity in Malawi's History of Health Care

No More to Spend: Neglect and the Construction of Scarcity in Malawi's History of Health Care

Luke Messac

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190066192
eISBN:
9780190066222
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190066192.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book is a political history of medicine in colonial and postcolonial Malawi and, in a larger sense, an exploration of the social construction of scarcity. In much of the historical and public ... More

Our Gigantic ZooA German Quest to Save the Serengeti

Our Gigantic Zoo: A German Quest to Save the Serengeti

Thomas M. Lekan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780199843671
eISBN:
9780190935375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199843671.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, European Modern History

This book examines the troubled relationship between Europe’s greatest wildlife conservationist, the former Frankfurt Zoo director and Oscar-winning documentarian Bernhard Grzimek, and the landscape ... More

Possessing the CityProperty and Politics in Delhi, 1911-1947

Possessing the City: Property and Politics in Delhi, 1911-1947

Anish Vanaik

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198848752
eISBN:
9780191883132
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848752.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Social History

This book is a social history of the property market in late-colonial Delhi; a period of much turbulence and transformation. It argues that historians of South Asian cities must connect ... More

Vanguard of the RevolutionThe Global Idea of the Communist Party

Vanguard of the Revolution: The Global Idea of the Communist Party

A. James McAdams

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196428
eISBN:
9781400888498
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196428.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book is a sweeping history of one of the most significant political institutions of the modern world. The communist party was a revolutionary idea long before its supporters came to power. The ... More

The Warrior, the Voyager, and the ArtistThree Lives in an Age of Empire

The Warrior, the Voyager, and the Artist: Three Lives in an Age of Empire

Kate Fullagar

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300243062
eISBN:
9780300249279
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300243062.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Today, the portrait of the Pacific Islander, Mai, painted by Joshua Reynolds is world-renowned as a symbol of empire and of the eighteenth century. But Reynolds painted other visitors from the New ... More

The Whole World Was WatchingSport in the Cold War

The Whole World Was Watching: Sport in the Cold War

Robert Edelman and Christopher Young (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781503610187
eISBN:
9781503611016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503610187.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The master narrative of Cold War sports describes a two-sided surrogate war, measurable by falsely objective medal counts every four years at the Olympic Games. This approach is as inadequate for ... More

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