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Wellspring of LibertyHow Virginia's Religious Dissenters Helped Win the American Revolution and Secured Religious Liberty

Wellspring of Liberty: How Virginia's Religious Dissenters Helped Win the American Revolution and Secured Religious Liberty

John A. Ragosta

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195388060
eISBN:
9780199866779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388060.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Before the American Revolution, no state more seriously discriminated against and persecuted religious dissenters than Virginia. Over 50 dissenting ministers, primarily Baptists, were jailed, and ... More

West African Warfare in Bahia and CubaSoldier Slaves in the Atlantic World, 1807-1844

West African Warfare in Bahia and Cuba: Soldier Slaves in the Atlantic World, 1807-1844

Manuel Barcia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198719038
eISBN:
9780191788345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719038.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book seeks to explain how a series of historical events that occurred in a specific geographical area of West Africa from the mid-1790s onwards had an impact upon life in cities and plantations ... More

Western Imperialism in the Middle East 1914-1958

Western Imperialism in the Middle East 1914-1958

D. K. Fieldhouse

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199540839
eISBN:
9780191713507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199540839.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History, Middle East History

The term ‘Fertile Crescent’ is commonly used to refer to the group of territories extending around the Rivers Tigris and Euphrates. In this book, it is assumed to consist of Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, ... More

Wetland Archaeology and BeyondTheory and Practice

Wetland Archaeology and Beyond: Theory and Practice

Francesco Menotti

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199571017
eISBN:
9780191804427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199571017.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Despite being one of the most successful branches of mainstream archaeology, wetland archaeology, as an academic discipline, is still relatively unknown. We might have all heard of the wonderfully ... More

What Hitler KnewThe Battle for Information in Nazi Foreign Policy

What Hitler Knew: The Battle for Information in Nazi Foreign Policy

Zachary Shore

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195154597
eISBN:
9780199868780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154597.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This is a fascinating study of how the climate of fear in Nazi Germany affected Hitler's advisers, and shaped the decision-making process. It explores the key foreign policy decisions from the Nazi ... More

When Gossips MeetWomen, Family, and Neighbourhood in Early Modern England

When Gossips Meet: Women, Family, and Neighbourhood in Early Modern England

Bernard Capp

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199255986
eISBN:
9780191719592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255986.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This book explores how women of the poorer and middling sorts in early modern England negotiated a patriarchal culture in which they were generally excluded, marginalized, or subordinated. It focuses ... More

When Life Strikes the PresidentScandal, Death, and Illness in the White House

When Life Strikes the President: Scandal, Death, and Illness in the White House

Jeffrey A. Engel and Thomas J. Knock (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190650759
eISBN:
9780190650780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190650759.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

This collection explores what happens when life, so to speak, strikes the President of the United States: how illness, personal loss, and scandal have affected a president’s ability to lead, shaped ... More

When Stone Walls CryThe Nehrus in Prison

When Stone Walls Cry: The Nehrus in Prison

Mushirul Hasan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199466894
eISBN:
9780199087396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466894.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Millions in India have long been obsessed with the vicissitudes of the Nehru–Gandhi family’s fate. Inextricably linked to the ups and downs of their lives was the future of the nation itself. It was ... More

The Whispers of CitiesInformation Flows in Istanbul, London, and Paris in the Age of William Trumbull

The Whispers of Cities: Information Flows in Istanbul, London, and Paris in the Age of William Trumbull

John-Paul A. Ghobrial

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199672417
eISBN:
9780191770494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672417.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Oral and epistolary flows of information are the dark matter of early modern history. Omnipresent, yet often imperceptible to the historian’s eye, such information flows connected Europe and the ... More

White People, Indians, and HighlandersTribal People and Colonial Encounters in Scotland and America

White People, Indians, and Highlanders: Tribal People and Colonial Encounters in Scotland and America

Colin G Calloway

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195340129
eISBN:
9780199867202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340129.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book traces the historical experiences of Highland Scots and American Indians in dealing with colonial powers and with each other. It considers cultural similarities and identifies parallel ... More

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