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The Waning of ‘Old Corruption’The Politics of Economical Reform in Britain, 1779-1846

The Waning of ‘Old Corruption’: The Politics of Economical Reform in Britain, 1779-1846

Philip Harling

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205760
eISBN:
9780191676772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205760.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

Most historians of Britain now take for granted that a narrow and mostly landed élite managed to retain its social supremacy throughout much of the 19th century. But as of yet, there is no thorough ... More

War and Competition between States

War and Competition between States

Philippe Contamine (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202141
eISBN:
9780191675188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202141.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

In the five hundred years covered by this volume there was scarcely a year which passed without either war or some open demonstration of hostility between the many sovereign powers which governed ... More

War and Economy in the Third Reich

War and Economy in the Third Reich

R. J. Overy

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202905
eISBN:
9780191675584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202905.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

This book examines the nature of the German economy in the 1930s and during World War II. When Adolf Hitler came to power in 1933 he had two aims for the economy: a rapid recovery from the depths of ... More

War and Law since 1945

War and Law since 1945

Geoffrey Best

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206996
eISBN:
9780191677427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206996.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Civilization has long sought to limit the violence and ugliness of war. This book traces the recent history of these efforts and explores important contemporary issues in the area. The book shows how ... More

War and Society in AfghanistanFrom the Mughals to the Americans, 1500–2013

War and Society in Afghanistan: From the Mughals to the Americans, 1500–2013

Kaushik Roy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198099109
eISBN:
9780199085286
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099109.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book analyses why the Mughals, British, Soviets, and Americans won the conventional wars but were defeated in the unconventional wars in Afghanistan. The book revolves round three interrelated ... More

The War Beat, EuropeThe American Media at War Against Nazi Germany

The War Beat, Europe: The American Media at War Against Nazi Germany

Steven Casey

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190660628
eISBN:
9780190660659
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190660628.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History, American History: 20th Century

From the North African desert to the bloody stalemate in Italy, from the D-Day beaches to the freezing retreat during the Battle of the Bulge, a group of highly courageous correspondents covered the ... More

War in England 1642-1649

War in England 1642-1649

Barbara Donagan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199285181
eISBN:
9780191713668
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285181.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book focuses on answering a misleadingly simple question: in terms of ordinary lives what kind of a war was the English civil war? Eschewing descriptions of specific battles or analyses of ... More

War in PeaceParamilitary Violence in Europe after the Great War

War in Peace: Paramilitary Violence in Europe after the Great War

Robert Gerwarth and John Horne (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199654918
eISBN:
9780191744273
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654918.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

The First World War did not end in November 1918. In Russia and Eastern Europe it finished up to a year earlier, and both there and elsewhere in Europe it triggered conflicts that lasted until 1923. ... More

The War of WordsThe History of Broadcasting in the United Kingdom: Volume III

The War of Words: The History of Broadcasting in the United Kingdom: Volume III

Asa Briggs

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192129567
eISBN:
9780191670022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192129567.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This is the third part of a five-volume history of broadcasting in the UK, giving an authoritative account of the rise of broadcasting in this country. This volume covering the period from 1939 to ... More

War, Revolution, and the Bureaucratic StatePolitics and Army Administration in France, 1791–1799

War, Revolution, and the Bureaucratic State: Politics and Army Administration in France, 1791–1799

Colin Burrow

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205425
eISBN:
9780191676628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205425.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book examines a period of particular importance in the formation of the modern French state. The revolutionary strife and international war of the 1790s had important and far-reaching ... More

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