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Victims' Stories and the Advancement of Human Rights

Victims' Stories and the Advancement of Human Rights

Diana Tietjens Meyers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199930388
eISBN:
9780190490102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199930388.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Victims’ Stories and the Advancement of Human Rights addresses a set of critical topics that victims’ stories of human rights abuse raise but that philosophers have thus far neglected: paradigms of ... More

Victor Segalen and the Aesthetics of
                        DiversityJourneys between Cultures

Victor Segalen and the Aesthetics of Diversity: Journeys between Cultures

Charles Forsdick

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198160144
eISBN:
9780191673795
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198160144.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

From his premature death in 1919 until the final decades of the twentieth century, the French traveller, author, and naval doctor Victor Segalen remained relatively ... More

Victorian AfterlivesThe Shaping of Influence in Nineteenth-Century Literature

Victorian Afterlives: The Shaping of Influence in Nineteenth-Century Literature

Robert Douglas-Fairhurst

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198187271
eISBN:
9780191719028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187271.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Questions of survival were much discussed during the 19th century, ranging from debates over the likelihood of a personal immortality, to anxieties over the more dispersed and unpredictable aftermath ... More

Victorian Biography ReconsideredA Study of Nineteenth-Century 'Hidden' Lives

Victorian Biography Reconsidered: A Study of Nineteenth-Century 'Hidden' Lives

Juliette Atkinson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199572137
eISBN:
9780191722967
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572137.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In 1939, Virginia Woolf called for a more inclusive form of biography, which would include ‘the failures as well as the successes, the humble as well as the illustrious’. She did so in part as a ... More

The Victorian Eighteenth CenturyAn Intellectual History

The Victorian Eighteenth Century: An Intellectual History

B.W. Young

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199256228
eISBN:
9780191719660
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256228.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Victorians were preoccupied by the 18th century. It was central to many 19th-century debates, particularly those concerning the place of history and religion in national life. This book explores ... More

Victorian Feminists

Victorian Feminists

Barbara Caine

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204336
eISBN:
9780191676215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204336.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This is a study of Victorian feminism which focuses on four leading feminists: Emily Davies, Frances Power Cobbe, Josephine Butler, and Millicent Garrett Fawcett. This approach enables the book to ... More

The Victorian Geopolitical AestheticRealism, Sovereignty, and Transnational Experience

The Victorian Geopolitical Aesthetic: Realism, Sovereignty, and Transnational Experience

Lauren M. E. Goodlad

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198728276
eISBN:
9780191794490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728276.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

How did realist narrative alter in the effort to craft forms and genres receptive to the dynamism of an expanding empire and globalizing world? Do these nineteenth-century variations on the ... More

Victorian InsolvencyBankruptcy, Imprisonment for Debt, and Company Winding-up in Nineteenth-Century England

Victorian Insolvency: Bankruptcy, Imprisonment for Debt, and Company Winding-up in Nineteenth-Century England

V. Markham Lester

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205180
eISBN:
9780191676536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205180.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This is the first legal and financial history of bankruptcy in 19th-century England. This book offers a full statistical analysis and detailed account of bankruptcy, imprisonment for debt, and ... More

Victorian Literature and Finance

Victorian Literature and Finance

Francis O’Gorman (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199281923
eISBN:
9780191712951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281923.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Victorian Britain offered the world an economic structure of unique complexity. The trading nation, at the heart of a great empire, developed the practices of advanced capitalism — currency, banking, ... More

Victorian MuslimAbdullah Quilliam and Islam in the West

Victorian Muslim: Abdullah Quilliam and Islam in the West

Jamie Gilham and Ron Geaves (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190688349
eISBN:
9780190848477
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190688349.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

After formally announcing his conversion to Islam in the late 1880s, the Liverpool lawyer William Henry Abdullah Quilliam publicly propagated his new faith and established the first community of ... More

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