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Anti-corruption in HistoryFrom Antiquity to the Modern Era

Anti-corruption in History: From Antiquity to the Modern Era

Ronald Kroeze, André Vitória, and Guy Geltner (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198809975
eISBN:
9780191847226
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809975.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Anticorruption in History is the first major collection of case studies on how past societies and polities, in and beyond Europe, defined legitimate power in terms of fighting corruption and designed ... More

Curtain of LiesThe Battle over Truth in Stalinist Eastern Europe

Curtain of Lies: The Battle over Truth in Stalinist Eastern Europe

Melissa Feinberg

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190644611
eISBN:
9780190693527
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190644611.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Curtain of Lies examines the role of truth in the political culture of the Cold War by looking at Eastern Europe during the period from 1948–1956. It examines how actors on both sides of the Iron ... More

My Enemy's EnemyIndia in Afghanistan from the Soviet Invasion to the US Withdrawal

My Enemy's Enemy: India in Afghanistan from the Soviet Invasion to the US Withdrawal

Avinash Paliwal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190685829
eISBN:
9780190872564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190685829.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The archetype of ‘my enemy’s enemy is my friend’, India’s political and economic presence in Afghanistan is often viewed as a Machiavellian ploy aimed against Pakistan. Challenging deeply held ... More

The Place of WordsThe Académie Française and Its Dictionary during an Age of Revolution

The Place of Words: The Académie Française and Its Dictionary during an Age of Revolution

Michael P. Fitzsimmons

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190644536
eISBN:
9780190644567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190644536.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

From its initial appearance in 1694 and through successive editions in 1718, 1740, and 1762, the Dictionnaire de l’Académie Française had risen to become the definitive arbiter of the French ... More

Public vs. PrivateThe Early History of School Choice in America

Public vs. Private: The Early History of School Choice in America

Robert N. Gross

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190644574
eISBN:
9780190644604
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190644574.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Americans today choose from a dizzying array of schools, loosely lumped into categories of “public” and “private.” How did these distinctions emerge in the first place, and what do they tell us about ... More

Schooling DiasporaWomen, Education, and the Overseas Chinese in British Malaya and Singapore, 1850s-1960s

Schooling Diaspora: Women, Education, and the Overseas Chinese in British Malaya and Singapore, 1850s-1960s

Karen M. Teoh

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190495619
eISBN:
9780190495640
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190495619.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Schooling Diaspora relates the previously untold story of female education and the overseas Chinese in British Malaya and Singapore, traversing more than a century of British imperialism, Chinese ... More

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