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Albion and JerusalemThe Anglo-Jewish Community in the Post-Emancipation Era

Albion and Jerusalem: The Anglo-Jewish Community in the Post-Emancipation Era

Michael Clark

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199562343
eISBN:
9780191721441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562343.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Lionel de Rothschild's hard-fought entry into Parliament in 1858 marked the emancipation of Jews in Britain — the symbolic conclusion of Jews' campaign for equal rights and their inclusion as ... More

Alfonso the MagnanimousKing of Aragon, Naples, and Sicily 1396-1458

Alfonso the Magnanimous: King of Aragon, Naples, and Sicily 1396-1458

Alan Ryder

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198219545
eISBN:
9780191678356
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198219545.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This is a biography of one of the most brilliant 15th century monarchs, Alfonso V of Aragon, who won from his contemporaries the title ‘the Magnanimous’. The book follows him from childhood in the ... More

All this is your WorldSoviet Tourism at Home and Abroad after Stalin

All this is your World: Soviet Tourism at Home and Abroad after Stalin

Anne E. Gorsuch

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609949
eISBN:
9780191731853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609949.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In the Khrushchev era, Soviet citizens were newly encouraged to imagine themselves exploring the medieval towers of Tallinn’s Old Town, relaxing on the Romanian Black Sea coast, even climbing the ... More

The Allegiance of Thomas Hobbes

The Allegiance of Thomas Hobbes

Jeffrey R. Collins

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199237647
eISBN:
9780191708442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237647.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The Allegiance of Thomas Hobbes offers a revisionist interpretation of Thomas Hobbes's evolving response to the English Civil War and Revolution. Conventionally, Hobbes is portrayed as a ... More

Altars RestoredThe Changing Face of English Religious Worship, 1547-c.1700

Altars Restored: The Changing Face of English Religious Worship, 1547-c.1700

Kenneth Fincham and Nicholas Tyacke

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207009
eISBN:
9780191677434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207009.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

Altars are powerful symbols, fraught with meaning, but during the early modern period they became a religious battleground. Attacked by reformers in the mid-16th century because of their allegedly ... More

Alternative Agriculture: A HistoryFrom the Black Death to the Present Day

Alternative Agriculture: A History: From the Black Death to the Present Day

Joan Thirsk

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208136
eISBN:
9780191677922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208136.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

People like to believe in a past golden age of traditional English countryside, before large farms, machinery, and the destruction of hedgerows changed the landscape ... More

Ambrose BierceAlone in Bad Company

Ambrose Bierce: Alone in Bad Company

Roy Morris

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195126280
eISBN:
9780199854165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195126280.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book is a portrait of one of the most acerbic and distinctive voices in American literature, a complex individual at odds with his country, his family, his times, and himself. The only American ... More

America's Joan of ArcThe Life of Anna Elizabeth Dickinson

America's Joan of Arc: The Life of Anna Elizabeth Dickinson

J. Matthew Gallman

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195161458
eISBN:
9780199788798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161458.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

One of the most celebrated women of her time, Anna Elizabeth Dickinson was a charismatic orator, writer, and actress, who rose to fame during the Civil War and remained in the public eye for the next ... More

American GenesisThe Evolution Controversies from Scopes to Creation Science

American Genesis: The Evolution Controversies from Scopes to Creation Science

Jeffrey P. Moran

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195183498
eISBN:
9780190254629
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195183498.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The question of teaching evolution in public schools is a continuing and frequently heated political issue in America. From Tennessee's Scopes Trial in 1925 to recent battles that have erupted in ... More

American Geography and GeographersToward Geographical Science

American Geography and Geographers: Toward Geographical Science

Geoffrey J. Martin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780195336023
eISBN:
9780190269920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336023.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Commencing in the 1820’s, American scholars took learning in Germany. There they confronted forms of geography in the universities, and learned of the normal school tradition. Upon their return to ... More

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