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1929Mapping the Jewish World

1929: Mapping the Jewish World

Hasia Diner and Gennady Estraikh (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720202
eISBN:
9781479878253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720202.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The year 1929 represents a major turning point for interwar Jewish society, proving to be a year when Jews, regardless of where they lived, saw themselves affected by developments that took place ... More

Absolute WarViolence and Mass Warfare in the German Lands, 1792-1820

Absolute War: Violence and Mass Warfare in the German Lands, 1792-1820

Mark Hewitson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198787457
eISBN:
9780191829468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787457.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

Wars have played a fundamental part in modern German history. Although infrequent, conflicts involving German states have usually been extensive and often catastrophic, constituting turning points ... More

The Aesthetics of HateFar-Right Intellectuals, Antisemitism, and Gender in 1930s France

The Aesthetics of Hate: Far-Right Intellectuals, Antisemitism, and Gender in 1930s France

Sandrine Sanos

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774574
eISBN:
9780804782838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774574.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book examines the writings of a motley collection of interwar far-right intellectuals, showing that they defined Frenchness in racial, gendered, and sexual terms. A broad, ambitious cultural and ... More

The Aesthetics of LossGerman Women's Art of the First World War

The Aesthetics of Loss: German Women's Art of the First World War

Claudia Siebrecht

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199656684
eISBN:
9780191744563
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656684.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

The Aesthetics of Loss is a cultural history of German women’s art of the First World War that locates their rich visual testimony in the context of the civilian experience of war and ... More

AlcoholA History

Alcohol: A History

Rod Phillips

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469617602
eISBN:
9781469617626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617602.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Whether as wine, beer, mead, or spirits, alcohol has had a constant and often controversial role in human life. This book surveys the attitudes and consumption of alcohol and examines a 9,000 year ... More

All Together DifferentYiddish Socialists, Garment Workers, and the Labor Roots of Multiculturalism

All Together Different: Yiddish Socialists, Garment Workers, and the Labor Roots of Multiculturalism

Daniel Katz

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748367
eISBN:
9780814763674
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748367.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In the early 1930s, the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU) organized large numbers of Black and Hispanic workers through a broadly conceived program of education, culture, and ... More

Amateur filmMeaning and practice c. 1927–77

Amateur film: Meaning and practice c. 1927–77

Heather Norris Nicholson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719077739
eISBN:
9781781704547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077739.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Amateur film: Meaning and practice 1927–77 traces the development of non-professional interests in making and showing film. It explores how amateur cinematography gained a following among the ... More

Ambrose BierceAlone in Bad Company

Ambrose Bierce: Alone in Bad Company

Roy Morris

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195126280
eISBN:
9780199854165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195126280.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book is a portrait of one of the most acerbic and distinctive voices in American literature, a complex individual at odds with his country, his family, his times, and himself. The only American ... More

America Is the PrisonArts and Politics in Prison in the 1970s

America Is the Prison: Arts and Politics in Prison in the 1970s

Lee Bernstein

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833872
eISBN:
9781469604046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898321_bernstein
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In the 1970s, while politicians and activists outside prisons debated the proper response to crime, incarcerated people helped shape those debates though a broad range of remarkable political and ... More

The American South and the Atlantic World

The American South and the Atlantic World

Brian Ward, Martyn Bone, and William A. Link (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044378
eISBN:
9780813046471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044378.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This volume showcases, but also interrogates, the value of Atlantic World approaches to the histories and cultures of the American South. Challenging the traditional chronological focus of most ... More

AmericanismNew Perspectives on the History of an Ideal

Americanism: New Perspectives on the History of an Ideal

Michael Kazin and Joseph A. McCartin (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807830109
eISBN:
9781469602332
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869710_kazin
Subject:
History, Cultural History

What is Americanism? The contributors to this volume recognize Americanism in all its complexity—as an ideology, an articulation of the nation's rightful place in the world, a set of traditions, a ... More

AmnesiopolisModernity, Space, and Memory in East Germany

Amnesiopolis: Modernity, Space, and Memory in East Germany

Eli Rubin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198732266
eISBN:
9780191796579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732266.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

This book explores the construction of Marzahn, the largest prefabricated housing project in East Germany, built on the outskirts of East Berlin in the 1970s and 1980s, and touted by the regime as ... More

The Anti-Imperial ChoiceThe Making of the Ukrainian Jew

The Anti-Imperial Choice: The Making of the Ukrainian Jew

Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300137316
eISBN:
9780300156072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300137316.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book explores the Jewish contribution to, and integration with, Ukrainian culture, focusing on five writers and poets of Jewish descent whose literary activities span the 1880s to the 1990s. ... More

Architects and Intellectual Culture in Post-Restoration England

Architects and Intellectual Culture in Post-Restoration England

Matthew Walker

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198746355
eISBN:
9780191808913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198746355.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

Architects and Intellectual Culture in Post-Restoration England charts the moment when well-educated, well-resourced, English intellectuals first became interested in classical architecture in ... More

Architecture and Urbanism in the British Empire

Architecture and Urbanism in the British Empire

G. A. Bremner (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198713326
eISBN:
9780191781766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713326.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

The built environment is important to how we experience and negotiate our daily lives, both past and present. In the post-colonial world today, buildings, monuments, parks, streets, avenues, entire ... More

Ariel's EcologyPlantations, Personhood, and Colonialism in the American Tropics

Ariel's Ecology: Plantations, Personhood, and Colonialism in the American Tropics

Monique Allewaert

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677276
eISBN:
9781452947747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677276.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

What happens if we abandon the assumption that a person is a discrete, world-making agent who acts on and creates place? This, this book contends, is precisely what occurred on eighteenth-century ... 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

Assimilation and EmpireUniformity in French and British Colonies, 1541-1954

Assimilation and Empire: Uniformity in French and British Colonies, 1541-1954

Saliha Belmessous

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199579167
eISBN:
9780191750717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579167.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Cultural History

Assimilation was an ideology central to European expansion and colonization, an ideology which legitimized colonization for centuries. This book shows that the aspiration for assimilation was not ... More

The Baseball TrustA History of Baseball's Antitrust Exemption

The Baseball Trust: A History of Baseball's Antitrust Exemption

Stuart Banner

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199930296
eISBN:
9780190254575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199930296.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The impact of antitrust law on sports is in the news all the time, especially when there is labor conflict between players and owners, or when a team wants to move to a new city. And if the majority ... More

Becoming BourgeoisMerchant Culture in the South, 1820-1865

Becoming Bourgeois: Merchant Culture in the South, 1820-1865

Frank J. Byrne

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124049
eISBN:
9780813134857
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124049.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book focuses on what historians have come to call the “middling sort”, the economic group falling between yeoman farmers and the planter class that dominated the antebellum South. At a time when ... More

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