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African DominionA New History of Empire in Early and Medieval West Africa

African Dominion: A New History of Empire in Early and Medieval West Africa

Michael A. Gomez

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196824
eISBN:
9781400888160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196824.001.0001
Subject:
History, African History

Pick up almost any book on early and medieval world history and empire, and where do you find West Africa? On the periphery. This pioneering book tells a different story. Interweaving political and ... 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

'An Alien Ideology'Cold War Perceptions of the Irish Republican Left

'An Alien Ideology': Cold War Perceptions of the Irish Republican Left

John Mulqueen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620641
eISBN:
9781789629453
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620641.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book focuses on the strand of the Irish republican left which followed the ‘alien ideology’ of Soviet-inspired Marxism. Moscow-led communism had few adherents in Ireland, but Irish and British ... More

Andalus and SefaradOn Philosophy and Its History in Islamic Spain

Andalus and Sefarad: On Philosophy and Its History in Islamic Spain

Sarah Stroumsa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691176437
eISBN:
9780691195452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691176437.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Al-Andalus, the Iberian territory ruled by Islam from the eighth to the fifteenth centuries, was home to a flourishing philosophical culture among Muslims and the Jews who lived in their midst. ... More

The Art of Being GovernedEveryday Politics in Late Imperial China

The Art of Being Governed: Everyday Politics in Late Imperial China

Michael Szonyi

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691197241
eISBN:
9781400888887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691197241.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

How did ordinary people in the Ming dynasty (1368–1644) deal with the demands of the state? This book explores the myriad ways that families fulfilled their obligations to provide a soldier to the ... More

The Arthur Crawford ScandalCorruption, Governance, and Indian Victims

The Arthur Crawford Scandal: Corruption, Governance, and Indian Victims

Michael D. Metelits

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780199498611
eISBN:
9780190991319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199498611.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Political History

The Arthur Crawford Scandal explores how nineteenth century Bombay tried a British official for corruption. The presidency government persuaded Indians, government officials, to testify against the ... 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

Black Food GeographiesRace, Self-Reliance, and Food Access in Washington, D.C.

Black Food Geographies: Race, Self-Reliance, and Food Access in Washington, D.C.

Ashanté M. Reese

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651507
eISBN:
9781469651521
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651507.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In this book, Ashanté M. Reese makes clear the structural forces that determine food access in urban areas, highlighting Black residents’ navigation of and resistance to unequal food distribution ... More

Bourbon's BackroadsA Journey through Kentucky's Distilling Landscape

Bourbon's Backroads: A Journey through Kentucky's Distilling Landscape

Karl Raitz

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178424
eISBN:
9780813178431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178424.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Part I of this book is a geographic history of Kentucky’s distilling industry, focusing on the nineteenth century. Kentucky distillers have produced alcohol spirits, bourbon, and rye whiskeys for ... More

Boy on the BridgeThe Story of John Shalikashvili's American Success

Boy on the Bridge: The Story of John Shalikashvili's American Success

Andrew Marble

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178028
eISBN:
9780813178035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178028.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

John Shalikashvili: From Boy on the Bridge to Top American General tells the captivating tale of how John Shalikashvili, a penniless, stateless World War II refugee achieved the American dream by ... 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

Britain and IslamA History from 622 to the Present Day

Britain and Islam: A History from 622 to the Present Day

Martin Pugh

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300234947
eISBN:
9780300249293
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300234947.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In this broad yet sympathetic survey — ranging from the Crusades to the modern day — this book explores the social, political, and cultural encounters between Britain and Islam. The book looks, for ... More

Byzantine Matters

Byzantine Matters

Averil Cameron

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196855
eISBN:
9781400850099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196855.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

For many, Byzantium remains byzantine—obscure, marginal, difficult. Despite the efforts of some recent historians, prejudices still deform understanding of the Byzantine civilization, often reducing ... More

Caliphate RedefinedThe Mystical Turn in Ottoman Political Thought

Caliphate Redefined: The Mystical Turn in Ottoman Political Thought

Hüseyin Yilmaz

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691197135
eISBN:
9781400888047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691197135.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The medieval theory of the caliphate, epitomized by the Abbasids (750–1258), was the construct of jurists who conceived it as a contractual leadership of the Muslim community in succession to the ... More

Can Science and Technology Save China?

Can Science and Technology Save China?

Susan Greenhalgh and Li Zhang (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501747021
eISBN:
9781501747045
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747021.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book assesses the intimate connections between science and society in China, offering an in-depth look at how an array of sciences and technologies are being made, how they are interfacing with ... More

Capital Punishment in Independent IrelandA Social, Legal and Political History

Capital Punishment in Independent Ireland: A Social, Legal and Political History

David M. Doyle and Liam O'Callaghan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620276
eISBN:
9781789629545
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620276.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This is a comprehensive and nuanced historical survey of the death penalty in Ireland from the immediate post-Civil War period through to its complete abolition. Using original archival material, ... More

CapitalismsTowards a Global History

Capitalisms: Towards a Global History

Kaveh Yazdani and Dilip M. Menon (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780199499717
eISBN:
9780199099269
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199499717.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

Conventional accounts often conceive the genesis of capitalism in Europe within the conjunctures of agricultural, commercial, and industrial revolutions. Challenging this widely believed cliché, this ... More

Caribbean New OrleansEmpire, Race, and the Making of a Slave Society

Caribbean New Orleans: Empire, Race, and the Making of a Slave Society

Cécile Vidal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469645186
eISBN:
9781469645209
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469645186.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Combining Atlantic and imperial perspectives, Caribbean New Orleans offers a lively portrait of the city and a probing investigation of the French colonists who established racial slavery there as ... More

The Cato Street ConspiracyPlotting, Counter-Intelligence and the Revolutionary Tradition in Britain and Ireland

The Cato Street Conspiracy: Plotting, Counter-Intelligence and the Revolutionary Tradition in Britain and Ireland

Jason McElligott and Martin Conboy (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526144980
eISBN:
9781526150547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526144997
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

On 23 February 1820 a group of radicals were arrested in Cato Street off the Edgware Road in London. They were within 60 minutes of setting out to assassinate the British cabinet. Five of the ... More

The Central Asian Revolt of 1916A Collapsing Empire in the Age of War and Revolution

The Central Asian Revolt of 1916: A Collapsing Empire in the Age of War and Revolution

Alexander Morrison, Cloé Drieu, and Aminat Chokobaeva (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526129420
eISBN:
9781526150400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526129437
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The 1916 Revolt was a key event in the history of Central Asia, and of the Russian Empire in the First World War. This volume is the first comprehensive re-assessment of its causes, course and ... More

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