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Arguing about EmpireImperial Rhetoric in Britain and France, 1882-1956

Arguing about Empire: Imperial Rhetoric in Britain and France, 1882-1956

Martin Thomas and Richard Toye

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198749196
eISBN:
9780191813382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749196.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book analyses the most divisive arguments about empire between Europe’s two leading colonial powers from the age of high imperialism to the post-war era of decolonization. Focusing on the ... More

Ecology and Power in the Age of EmpireEurope and the Transformation of the Tropical World

Ecology and Power in the Age of Empire: Europe and the Transformation of the Tropical World

Corey Ross

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199590414
eISBN:
9780191829901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590414.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Social History

This book provides the first wide-ranging environmental history of the heyday of European imperialism, from the late nineteenth century to the end of the colonial era. It focuses on the ecological ... More

Edmund Burke and the Invention of Modern Conservatism, 1830-1914An Intellectual History

Edmund Burke and the Invention of Modern Conservatism, 1830-1914: An Intellectual History

Emily Jones

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198799429
eISBN:
9780191839665
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198799429.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

Between 1830 and 1914 in Britain a dramatic modification of the reputation of Edmund Burke (1730–97) occurred. Burke, an Irishman and Whig politician, is now most commonly known as the ‘founder of ... More

Empire in the HillsSimla, Darjeeling, Ootacamund, and Mount Abu, 1820-1920

Empire in the Hills: Simla, Darjeeling, Ootacamund, and Mount Abu, 1820-1920

Queeny Pradhan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199463558
eISBN:
9780199088874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463558.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Cultural History

Empire in the Hills explores the multiple perspectives underlying the aesthetics and spatial politics of development and policy making in different mountain sites of Simla, Darjeeling, Ootacamund, ... More

Following OsirisPerspectives on the Osirian Afterlife from Four Millenia

Following Osiris: Perspectives on the Osirian Afterlife from Four Millenia

Mark Smith

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199582228
eISBN:
9780191747458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582228.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion, Ancient History / Archaeology

Osiris, god of the dead, was one of the most important deities in ancient Egypt. The earliest secure evidence for belief in him dates to the fifth dynasty (c.2494–2345 BC). He continued to be ... More

Heresy and Dissent in the Carolingian EmpireThe Case of Gottschalk of Orbais

Heresy and Dissent in the Carolingian Empire: The Case of Gottschalk of Orbais

Matthew Bryan Gillis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198797586
eISBN:
9780191839153
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198797586.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

Heresy and Dissent in the Carolingian Empire: The Case of Gottschalk of Orbais recounts the history of an exceptional ninth-century religious outlaw. Frankish Christianity required obedience to ... More

History of UniversitiesVolume XXIX / 2

History of Universities: Volume XXIX / 2

Mordechai Feingold and Alexander Broadie (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198803621
eISBN:
9780191842023
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198803621.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

This latest volume in the series of titles on the history of universities contains a mix of learned chapters and book reviews which makes this publication a useful tool for the historian of higher ... More

Law and Order in Anglo-Saxon England

Law and Order in Anglo-Saxon England

Tom Lambert

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198786313
eISBN:
9780191828638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198786313.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Law and Order in Anglo-Saxon England explores English legal culture and practice across the Anglo-Saxon period, from the pre-Christian laws enshrined in writing by King Æthelberht of Kent in c.600 to ... More

Magnanimous Dukes and Rising StatesThe Unification of the Burgundian Netherlands, 1380-1480

Magnanimous Dukes and Rising States: The Unification of the Burgundian Netherlands, 1380-1480

Robert Stein

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198757108
eISBN:
9780191817014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757108.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

In the late fourteenth and the fifteenth centuries the Dukes of Valois-Burgundy created a composite monarchy in the Netherlands, an area that had been dominated for centuries by several regional ... More

Making Minorities HistoryPopulation Transfer in Twentieth-Century Europe

Making Minorities History: Population Transfer in Twentieth-Century Europe

Matthew Frank

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199639441
eISBN:
9780191779060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639441.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

This book examines the various attempts made by European states over the course of the first half of the twentieth century, under the umbrella of international law and in the name of international ... More

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