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Unmaking North and SouthCartographies of the Yemeni Past

Unmaking North and South: Cartographies of the Yemeni Past

John M. Willis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199327003
eISBN:
9780199388073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199327003.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book revisits the Yemeni past by situating the historical construction of Yemen’s north and south as bounded political, social, and moral spaces in the broader context of imperial rule, state ... More

The Unpredictable PastExplorations in American Cultural History

The Unpredictable Past: Explorations in American Cultural History

Lawrence W. Levine

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195082975
eISBN:
9780199854035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082975.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In this book, fourteen chapters, written over two decades, cover American history, historiography, aspects of black culture, and American popular culture (during the Great Depression). Some deal with ... More

Unwanted VisionariesThe Soviet Failure in Asia at the End of the Cold War

Unwanted Visionaries: The Soviet Failure in Asia at the End of the Cold War

Sergey Radchenko

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199938773
eISBN:
9780199365128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199938773.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, Political History

This book explores the Asian dimension of Soviet foreign policy during the last decade of the Cold War. It discusses the origins of Soviet rapprochement with China and the reasons for stalemate in ... More

The UprisingColonial State, Christian Missionaries, and Anti-Slavery Movement in North-East India (1908-1954)

The Uprising: Colonial State, Christian Missionaries, and Anti-Slavery Movement in North-East India (1908-1954)

Sajal Nag

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199460892
eISBN:
9780199086412
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460892.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

In 1908, a Welsh Doctor named Peter Fraser turned down a lucrative job with the King’s Government in London and instead wore the robes of a Christian missionary to travel to the remote Lushai Hills ... More

Urban Liberalism in Imperial GermanyFrankfurt Am Main, 1866–1914

Urban Liberalism in Imperial Germany: Frankfurt Am Main, 1866–1914

Jan Palmowski

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207504
eISBN:
9780191677700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207504.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Debates about Liberalism in imperial Germany have focused almost exclusively on the national level. This book investigates liberal politics in local government; the only sphere in which liberals had ... More

Useful FriendshipEuropeans and Indians in Early Calcutta

Useful Friendship: Europeans and Indians in Early Calcutta

Peter Robb

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198099185
eISBN:
9780199083053
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099185.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This book, concerned with seldom-examined levels of society, describes how friendship or quasi-friendly behaviour underwrote British life and work in Calcutta before and after 1800, even between ... More

Utility and DemocracyThe Political Thought of Jeremy Bentham

Utility and Democracy: The Political Thought of Jeremy Bentham

Philip Schofield

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198208563
eISBN:
9780191716928
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208563.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This book is the first comprehensive account of the political thought of Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832), the philosopher and reformer, and draws on an extensive range of unpublished manuscripts and ... More

The Vatican and Catholic Activism in Mexico and ChileThe Politics of Transnational Catholicism, 1920-1940

The Vatican and Catholic Activism in Mexico and Chile: The Politics of Transnational Catholicism, 1920-1940

Stephen J. C. Andes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199688487
eISBN:
9780191767661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688487.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion, Latin American History

This book examines Vatican policy towards Catholic social and political movements in Mexico and Chile in the 1920s and 1930s. The first book length treatment of the subject to use Vatican archival ... More

VenalityThe Sale of Offices in Eighteenth-Century France

Venality: The Sale of Offices in Eighteenth-Century France

William Doyle

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205364
eISBN:
9780191676598
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205364.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

In ancien régime France, almost all posts of public responsibility had to be bought or inherited. Rather than tax their richer subjects directly, French kings preferred to sell them privileged public ... More

Venice and Venetia under the Habsburgs1815-1835

Venice and Venetia under the Habsburgs: 1815-1835

David Laven

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198205746
eISBN:
9780191717147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205746.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This work deals principally with the fate of Venice and Venetia during the first twenty years of the so-called second Austrian domination. It begins by providing background to the period, by ... More

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