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Women, Social Leadership, and the Second World WarContinuities of Class

Women, Social Leadership, and the Second World War: Continuities of Class

James Hinton

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199243297
eISBN:
9780191714054
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243297.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The associational life of middle-class women in 20th-century England has been largely ignored by historians. During the Second World War women's clubs, guilds, and institutes provided a basis for the ... More

Women, Work, and Life Cycle in a Medieval EconomyWomen in York and Yorkshire c.1300-1520

Women, Work, and Life Cycle in a Medieval Economy: Women in York and Yorkshire c.1300-1520

P. J. P. Goldberg

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201540
eISBN:
9780191674938
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201540.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Economic History

This is an innovative analysis of the relationship between women's economic opportunity and marriage in the 14th and 15th centuries. It is based on an intensive study of York and Yorkshire, but also ... More

Women, Work, and PoliticsBelgium 1830-1914

Women, Work, and Politics: Belgium 1830-1914

Patricia Penn Hilden

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228837
eISBN:
9780191678837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228837.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This is a study of the working women of Belgium from 1830 to 1914. The author argues that the success of Belgium's industrial revolution was uniquely dependent on female labour. She examines the ... More

The Wonder of Their VoicesThe 1946 Holocaust Interviews of David Boder

The Wonder of Their Voices: The 1946 Holocaust Interviews of David Boder

Alan Rosen

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195395129
eISBN:
9780199866588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395129.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Recent Holocaust survivor videotestimony brought these witnesses into the limelight. Yet the success of these projects made it seem that was little previous survivor testimony. In truth, thousands of ... More

Workers Across the AmericasThe Transnational Turn in Labor History

Workers Across the Americas: The Transnational Turn in Labor History

Leon Fink (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199731633
eISBN:
9780199894420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731633.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This book presents the first broad intellectual response by labor and working-class historians to the larger transnational turn in historical studies. Drawing on an international conference of U.S., ... More

Workers and NationalismCzech and German Social Democracy in Habsburg Austria, 1890-1918

Workers and Nationalism: Czech and German Social Democracy in Habsburg Austria, 1890-1918

Jakub S. Beneš

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198789291
eISBN:
9780191831140
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198789291.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

Internationalist socialism and ethnic nationalism are usually thought of as polar opposites. But for the millions of men and women who made Social Democracy into twentieth-century Europe’s most ... More

Working at PlayA History of Vacations in the United States

Working at Play: A History of Vacations in the United States

Cindy S. Aron

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195142341
eISBN:
9780199849024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195142341.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book offers a full-length history of how Americans have vacationed. In the early 19th century, it shows that vacations were taken for health more than for fun, as the wealthy traveled to ... More

The Working Man’s RewardChicago's Early Suburbs and the Roots of American Sprawl

The Working Man’s Reward: Chicago's Early Suburbs and the Roots of American Sprawl

Elaine Lewinnek

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199769223
eISBN:
9780199395484
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769223.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

Between the 1860s and 1920s Chicago’s working-class immigrants designed the American dream of homeownership. They imagined homes that were simultaneously a consumer-oriented respite from work and ... More

Working-Class Housing in England between the WarsThe Becontree Estate

Working-Class Housing in England between the Wars: The Becontree Estate

Andrzej Olechnowicz

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206507
eISBN:
9780191677175
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206507.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This book presents an important episode in the 20th-century history of the United Kingdom: the largest public housing scheme ever undertaken in Britain (and at the time of its planning, in the ... More

The World of John Taylor the Water-Poet 1578–1653

The World of John Taylor the Water-Poet 1578–1653

Bernard Capp

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203759
eISBN:
9780191675959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203759.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book studies a self-educated popular writer who carved out a pioneering role for himself as a ‘media celebrity’ and became a national institution. John Taylor chronicled his adventurous life and ... More

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