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War, State, and Society in England and the Netherlands 1477-1559

War, State, and Society in England and the Netherlands 1477-1559

Steven Gunn, David Grummitt, and Hans Cools

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199207503
eISBN:
9780191708848
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207503.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Historians have long debated the effects of war on state formation in early modern Europe. Did military competition increase rulers' power over their subjects and forge more modern states, or did the ... More

War, State, and Society in Mid-Eighteenth-Century Britain and Ireland

War, State, and Society in Mid-Eighteenth-Century Britain and Ireland

Stephen Conway

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199253753
eISBN:
9780191719738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253753.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book explores the impact of the wars of 1739-63 on Britain and Ireland. The period was dominated by armed struggle between Britain and the Bourbon powers, particularly France. These wars, ... More

Water on SandEnvironmental Histories of the Middle East and North Africa

Water on Sand: Environmental Histories of the Middle East and North Africa

Alan Mikhail (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199768677
eISBN:
9780199979608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199768677.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book is a holistic environmental history of the Middle East and North Africa over the last half millennium. It shows how the intimate connections between peoples and environments shaped ... More

Waterways and Canal-Building in Medieval England

Waterways and Canal-Building in Medieval England

John Blair (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198723134
eISBN:
9780191804205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780198723134.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

A book centring on late Anglo-Saxon and Anglo-Norman canals may come as a surprise; it is generally assumed that no such things existed. Persuasive evidence has, however, been unearthed independently ... More

We Are an African PeopleIndependent Education, Black Power, and the Radical Imagination

We Are an African People: Independent Education, Black Power, and the Radical Imagination

Russell Rickford

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199861477
eISBN:
9780190455637
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199861477.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the late 1960s and 1970s, scores of black nationalist and Pan Africanist private schools, from preschools to postsecondary institutions, appeared in urban centers across the United States. Such ... More

The Wealth of Anglo-Saxon England

The Wealth of Anglo-Saxon England

Peter Sawyer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199253937
eISBN:
9780191750632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253937.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

How did the Anglo-Saxons obtain the treasure that tempted Vikings to raid England frequently in the ninth century and again between 980 and 1018. As Britain then had no gold mine and its lead mines ... More

The Web of EmpireEnglish Cosmopolitans in an Age of Expansion, 1560-1660

The Web of Empire: English Cosmopolitans in an Age of Expansion, 1560-1660

Alison Games

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195335545
eISBN:
9780199869039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335545.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

How did England go from a position of inferiority to the powerful Spanish empire to achieve global pre-eminence? This book explores the period from 1560 to 1660, when England challenged dominion over ... More

The Web of FreedomJ.C. Kumarappa and Gandhi's Struggle for Economic Justice.

The Web of Freedom: J.C. Kumarappa and Gandhi's Struggle for Economic Justice.

Venu Madhav Govindu and Deepak Malghan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460816
eISBN:
9780199087150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460816.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Freedom fighter, economic philosopher, environmentalist and Gandhian constructive worker, Joseph Cornelius Kumarappa (1892–1960) was a man of many parts. Driven by his convictions, he abandoned a ... More

A Well-Regulated MilitiaThe Founding Fathers and the Origins of Gun Control in America

A Well-Regulated Militia: The Founding Fathers and the Origins of Gun Control in America

Saul Cornell

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195147865
eISBN:
9780199788644
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147865.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Americans are deeply divided over the Second Amendment. Some assert that the Amendment protects an individual's right to own guns. Others, that it does no more than protect the right of states to ... More

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

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