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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

The World of Thomas JeremiahCharles Town on the Eve of the American Revolution

The World of Thomas Jeremiah: Charles Town on the Eve of the American Revolution

William R. Ryan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195387285
eISBN:
9780199775774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387285.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

At around noon on August 18, 1775, the rain in Charles Town finally relented. A crowd converged, and a black man was hanged and set on fire. In a slave society where labor was sometimes extracted by ... More

The World's Richest IndianThe Scandal over Jackson Barnett's Oil Fortune

The World's Richest Indian: The Scandal over Jackson Barnett's Oil Fortune

Tanis C. Thorne

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182989
eISBN:
9780199789030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182989.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This is first biography of Jackson Barnett, the Native American who gained unexpected wealth from oil found on his property. The book explores how control of Barnett's fortune was violently contested ... More

The Wreck of CataloniaCivil War in the Fifteenth Century

The Wreck of Catalonia: Civil War in the Fifteenth Century

Alan Ryder

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199207367
eISBN:
9780191708718
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207367.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book examines the fate that overtook the principality of Catalonia in the 15th century, reducing it from dominance within the state of Aragon to a marginal role in the Iberian power created by ... More

Writers, Readers, and ReputationsLiterary Life in Britain 1870-1918

Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918

Philip Waller

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199541201
eISBN:
9780191717284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541201.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Charles Dickens died in 1870, the same year in which universal elementary education was introduced. During the following generation a mass reading public emerged, and with it the term ‘best-seller’ ... More

The Writing of Urban Histories in Eighteenth-Century England

The Writing of Urban Histories in Eighteenth-Century England

Rosemary Sweet

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206699
eISBN:
9780191677281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206699.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book examines a hitherto neglected genre of literature, and provides an analysis of both eighteenth-century urban culture and local historical scholarship. It challenges the conventional view ... More

Writing the HolocaustIdentity, Testimony, Representation

Writing the Holocaust: Identity, Testimony, Representation

Zoë Vania Waxman

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199541546
eISBN:
9780191709739
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541546.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Arguing against the prevailing view that Holocaust survivors have come forward only recently to tell their stories, Writing the Holocaust examines the full history of Holocaust testimony, from the ... More

Writing the RevolutionA French Woman's History in Letters

Writing the Revolution: A French Woman's History in Letters

Lindsay A. H. Parker

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199931026
eISBN:
9780199345700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931026.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, World Modern History

Writing the Revolution challenges the thesis that exclusion defined women’s experiences of the French Revolution by exploring the life of a middle-class wife and mother of revolutionary ... More

YorkThe Making of a City 1068-1350

York: The Making of a City 1068-1350

Sarah Rees Jones

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198201946
eISBN:
9780191746338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201946.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

York was one of the most important cities in medieval England. This original study traces the development of the city from the Norman Conquest to the Black Death. The twelfth and thirteenth centuries ... More

Young Women, Work, and Family in England 1918-1950

Young Women, Work, and Family in England 1918-1950

Selina Todd

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199282753
eISBN:
9780191712494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282753.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book gives an account of young women's lives, challenges, and existing assumptions about working class life and womanhood in England between the end of the First World War and the beginning of ... More

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