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Beyond the Arab Cold WarThe International History of the Yemen Civil War, 1962-68

Beyond the Arab Cold War: The International History of the Yemen Civil War, 1962-68

Asher Orkaby

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190618445
eISBN:
9780190618476
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190618445.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History, World Modern History

Beyond the Arab Cold War brings the Yemen Civil War (1962–68) to the forefront of modern Middle East history, in a comprehensive account that features multilingual and multinational archives and oral ... More

The General in WinterThe Marlborough-Godolphin Friendship and the Reign of Anne

The General in Winter: The Marlborough-Godolphin Friendship and the Reign of Anne

Frances Harris

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198802440
eISBN:
9780191840746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802440.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

The book tells the story of the ‘glories of the age of Anne’: the union of England and Scotland to form Great Britain and its establishment, through the victories of the War of the Spanish ... More

History of Oxford University Press: Volume IV1970 to 2004

History of Oxford University Press: Volume IV: 1970 to 2004

Keith Robbins (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199574797
eISBN:
9780191839498
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574797.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

Volume Abstract: In 2004 as in 1970 the Oxford University Press occupied a leading position among national and international publishers. Despite this seeming constancy the Press underwent significant ... More

International Women's YearThe Greatest Consciousness-Raising Event in History

International Women's Year: The Greatest Consciousness-Raising Event in History

Jocelyn Olcott

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780195327687
eISBN:
9780199344833
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195327687.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, American History: 20th Century

In June 1975, thousands of people converged on Mexico City for the United Nations (UN) conference celebrating International Women’s Year (IWY), the first of four UN women’s conferences that would ... More

Jean Bodin, ‘This Pre-eminent Man of France’An Intellectual Biography

Jean Bodin, ‘This Pre-eminent Man of France’: An Intellectual Biography

Howell A. Lloyd

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198800149
eISBN:
9780191839962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198800149.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Ideas

This book presents the only rounded treatment of a key figure in the intellectual history of France and Europe. Jean Bodin (1529/30–1596), jurist, associate of kings and courtiers, and participant in ... More

The Littlehampton LibelsA Miscarriage of Justice and a Mystery about Words in 1920s England

The Littlehampton Libels: A Miscarriage of Justice and a Mystery about Words in 1920s England

Christopher Hilliard

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198799658
eISBN:
9780191839849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799658.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This book reconsiders the workings of literacy and law in everyday life in early twentieth-century Britain. It does so through an analysis of an extraordinary criminal case from the 1920s—a ... More

Making the Bible BeltTexas Prohibitionists and the Politicization of Southern Religion

Making the Bible Belt: Texas Prohibitionists and the Politicization of Southern Religion

Joseph Locke

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190216283
eISBN:
9780190216313
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190216283.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, History of Religion

By reconstructing the religious crusade to achieve prohibition in Texas, Making the Bible Belt reveals how southern religious leaders overcame long-standing anticlerical traditions and built a ... More

Malleable AnatomiesModels, Makers, and Material Culture in Eighteenth-Century Italy

Malleable Anatomies: Models, Makers, and Material Culture in Eighteenth-Century Italy

Lucia Dacome

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198736189
eISBN:
9780191799914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198736189.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Malleable Anatomies examines the early stages of the practice of anatomical modelling. It investigates the ‘mania’ for anatomical displays that swept the Italian peninsula in the mid-eighteenth ... More

Modern HungersFood and Power in Twentieth-Century Germany

Modern Hungers: Food and Power in Twentieth-Century Germany

Alice Weinreb

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190605094
eISBN:
9780190605124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190605094.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book explores Germany’s role in the two world wars and the Cold War to analyze the food economy of the twentieth century. It argues that controlling food supply and determining how and what ... More

Red SaxonyElection Battles and the Spectre of Democracy in Germany, 1860-1918

Red Saxony: Election Battles and the Spectre of Democracy in Germany, 1860-1918

James Retallack

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199668786
eISBN:
9780191779046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668786.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History, European Modern History

This book throws new light on the reciprocal relationship between political modernization and authoritarianism in Germany over the span of six decades. Election battles were fought so fiercely in ... More

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