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Admiration and AweMorisco Buildings and Identity Negotiations  in Early Modern Spanish Historiography

Admiration and Awe: Morisco Buildings and Identity Negotiations in Early Modern Spanish Historiography

Antonio Urquízar-Herrera

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198797456
eISBN:
9780191838811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797456.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Historiography

This book offers the first systematic analysis of the cultural and religious appropriation of Andalusian architecture by Spanish historians during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Early ... More

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

Colonial LahoreA History of the City and Beyond

Colonial Lahore: A History of the City and Beyond

Ian Talbot and Tahir Kamran

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190642938
eISBN:
9780190686475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190642938.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

There have been several studies of colonial Lahore in recent years. These have explored such themes as the city’s modernity, its cosmopolitanism and the rise of communalism which culminated in 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

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

Henry VII’s New Men and the Making of Tudor England

Henry VII’s New Men and the Making of Tudor England

Steven Gunn

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199659838
eISBN:
9780191748202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659838.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The reign of Henry VII is important but mysterious. He ended the Wars of the Roses and laid the foundations for the strong governments of Henry VIII and Elizabeth I. Yet his style of rule was ... More

Hugo Grotius and the Century of Revolution, 1613-1718Transnational Reception in English Political Thought

Hugo Grotius and the Century of Revolution, 1613-1718: Transnational Reception in English Political Thought

Marco Barducci

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198754589
eISBN:
9780191816208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754589.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

This book is a reconstruction of the way Hugo Grotius (1583–1645) was read and used by English political and religious writers in the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. The book is broad in ... More

Jenkins of MexicoHow a Southern Farm Boy Became a Mexican Magnate

Jenkins of Mexico: How a Southern Farm Boy Became a Mexican Magnate

Andrew Paxman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190455743
eISBN:
9780190651183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190455743.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

William O. Jenkins (1878–1963) was a Tennessee farm boy who ventured to Mexico in search of fortune and became that country’s wealthiest and most infamous industrialist. Dropping out of Vanderbilt, ... 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

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