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Winston Churchill's Last CampaignBritain and the Cold War 1951–1955

Winston Churchill's Last Campaign: Britain and the Cold War 1951–1955

John W. Young

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198203674
eISBN:
9780191675942
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203674.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Largely because of his famous ‘Iron Curtain’ speech, Churchill is often remembered as a determined Cold Warrior. Yet, for all his fervent anti-communism, he saw the creation of the Western Alliance ... More

Wiring the NationTelecommunication, Newspaper-Reportage, and Nation Building in British India, 1850-1930

Wiring the Nation: Telecommunication, Newspaper-Reportage, and Nation Building in British India, 1850-1930

Michael Mann

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199472178
eISBN:
9780199088843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199472178.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

So far, the history of telegraphy has been written from a technological perspective and, as a result, as a history of Western progress and modernity. In contrast, this book focuses on the social, ... More

Witchcraft and its Transformations c.1650–c.1750

Witchcraft and its Transformations c.1650–c.1750

Ian Bostridge

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206538
eISBN:
9780191677205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206538.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This book is about the significance of witchcraft in English public life (c.1650–c.1750), and deals with contemporary opinion regarding its theological, philosophical, and legal dimensions. The book ... More

Witchcraft, Witch-Hunting, and Politics in Early Modern England

Witchcraft, Witch-Hunting, and Politics in Early Modern England

Peter Elmer

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198717720
eISBN:
9780191787201
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717720.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

This study constitutes a wide-ranging and original overview of the place of witchcraft and witch-hunting in the broader culture of early modern England. Based on a mass of new evidence extracted from ... More

The Witches of Lorraine

The Witches of Lorraine

Robin Briggs

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198225829
eISBN:
9780191708947
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198225829.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book analyses the beliefs, social tensions, and behaviour patterns underlying popular attitudes to witchcraft. Based on perhaps the richest surviving archive of witchcraft trials to be found in ... More

Within WallsPrivate Life in the German Democratic Republic

Within Walls: Private Life in the German Democratic Republic

Paul Betts

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199208845
eISBN:
9780191594755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208845.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History, Economic History

Private life in the German Democratic Republic is often seen as having been virtually non-existent, simply another East German commodity forever in short supply. In part this had to do with the ... More

Women Against the VoteFemale Anti-Suffragism in Britain

Women Against the Vote: Female Anti-Suffragism in Britain

Julia Bush

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199248773
eISBN:
9780191714689
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248773.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book provides the first full history of the female campaign against votes for women in late 19th- and early 20th-century Britain. By 1914, the National League for Opposing Woman Suffrage was ... More

Women and Authority in Early Modern SpainThe Peasants of Galicia

Women and Authority in Early Modern Spain: The Peasants of Galicia

Allyson M. Poska

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199265312
eISBN:
9780191708763
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265312.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

While scholars have marveled at how accused witches, mystical nuns, and aristocratic women understood and used their wealth, power, and authority to manipulate both men and institutions, most early ... More

Women and the Counter-Reformation in Early Modern Münster

Women and the Counter-Reformation in Early Modern Münster

Simone Laqua-O'Donnell

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199683314
eISBN:
9780191763236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683314.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

Women and the Counter-Reformation in Early Modern Münster examines how women from different social backgrounds encountered the Counter-Reformation. The focus is on Münster, a city in the north of ... More

Women and the Labour Movement in Scotland 1850–1914

Women and the Labour Movement in Scotland 1850–1914

Eleanor Gordon

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201434
eISBN:
9780191674884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201434.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This is a study of working women in Scotland in the period 1850–1914. In a scholarly analysis, based on a wide range of contemporary sources, the book uncovers the patterns of women's employment, ... More

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