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Fortress Dark and SternThe Soviet Home Front during World War II

Fortress Dark and Stern: The Soviet Home Front during World War II

Wendy Z. Goldman and Donald Filtzer

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190618414
eISBN:
9780190092672
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190618414.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History, World Modern History

The book tells the story, largely unknown to Western readers, of the Soviet home front during World War II. After Hitler’s invasion in 1941, German troops conquered the heartland of Soviet industry ... More

God Save the USSRSoviet Muslims and the Second World War

God Save the USSR: Soviet Muslims and the Second World War

Jeff Eden

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190076276
eISBN:
9780190076306
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190076276.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion, World Modern History

God Save the USSR reviews religious life in the Soviet Union during the Second World War and shows how, as the Soviet Red Army was locked in brutal combat against the Nazis, Stalin ended the state’s ... More

Pax TransatlanticaAmerica and Europe in the Post-Cold War Era

Pax Transatlantica: America and Europe in the Post-Cold War Era

Jussi M. Hanhimäki

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190922160
eISBN:
9780197516690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190922160.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History, World Modern History

Pax Transatlantica asserts that the recurrent transatlantic crises that have dominated headlines since the end of the Cold War, while not irrelevant, pale when set against the realities of shared ... More

Postcolonial SecurityBritain, France, and West Africa's Cold War

Postcolonial Security: Britain, France, and West Africa's Cold War

Marco Wyss

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198843023
eISBN:
9780191878923
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843023.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In light of the discrepancy between Britain’s and France’s postcolonial security roles in Africa, which seemed already determined half a decade after independence, this book studies the making of the ... More

Replacing the DeadThe Politics of Reproduction in the Postwar Soviet Union

Replacing the Dead: The Politics of Reproduction in the Postwar Soviet Union

Mie Nakachi

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190635138
eISBN:
9780190635169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190635138.001.0001
Subject:
History, Family History, World Modern History

In 1955 the Soviet Union re-legalized abortion on the basis of women’s rights. However, this fact is not widely known. In the absence of a feminist movement, how did the idea of women’s right to ... More

Rethinking Oral History and TraditionAn Indigenous Perspective

Rethinking Oral History and Tradition: An Indigenous Perspective

Nepia Mahuika

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190681685
eISBN:
9780190681715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190681685.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

For many indigenous peoples, oral history is a living intergenerational phenomenon that is crucial to the transmission of our languages, cultural knowledge, politics, and identities. Indigenous oral ... More

The Wretched AtomAmerica's Global Gamble with Peaceful Nuclear Technology

The Wretched Atom: America's Global Gamble with Peaceful Nuclear Technology

Jacob Darwin Hamblin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197526903
eISBN:
9780197526934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197526903.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History, World Modern History

After the Second World War, the United States offered a new kind of atom that differed from the bombs that destroyed Hiroshima and Nagasaki. This atom would cure diseases, produce new foods, make ... More

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