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Emotional CitiesDebates on Urban Change in Berlin and Cairo, 1860-1910

Emotional Cities: Debates on Urban Change in Berlin and Cairo, 1860-1910

Joseph Ben Prestel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198797562
eISBN:
9780191839009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797562.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

Between 1860 and 1910, Berlin and Cairo went through a period of dynamic transformation. During this period, a growing number of contemporaries in both places made corresponding arguments about how ... More

History of UniversitiesVolume XXX / 1-2

History of Universities: Volume XXX / 1-2

Mordechai Feingold (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198807025
eISBN:
9780191844812
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807025.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This double issue of The History of Universities series contains the customary mix of learned texts and book review chapters which look further into the history of higher education. The volume is a ... More

Jim Crow NorthThe Struggle for Equality in Antebellum New England

Jim Crow North: The Struggle for Equality in Antebellum New England

Richard Archer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190676643
eISBN:
9780190676674
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190676643.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Political History

The struggle to overcome Jim Crow was part of a larger movement for equal rights in antebellum New England. Using sit-ins, boycotts, petition drives, and other initiatives, African American New ... More

Madeleine's ChildrenFamily, Freedom, Secrets, and Lies in France's Indian Ocean Colonies

Madeleine's Children: Family, Freedom, Secrets, and Lies in France's Indian Ocean Colonies

Sue Peabody

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190233884
eISBN:
9780190233914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190233884.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, European Early Modern History

This book explores the hidden history of a family in slavery and freedom in the Indian Ocean empires of France and Britain during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. A tale of legal intrigue, ... More

A Magnificent FaithArt and Identity in Lutheran Germany

A Magnificent Faith: Art and Identity in Lutheran Germany

Bridget Heal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198737575
eISBN:
9780191800993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198737575.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

This book explains how and why Lutheranism—a confession that insisted upon the pre-eminence of God’s Word—became a visually magnificent faith, a faith whose adherents sought to captivate Christians’ ... More

The Market MakersCreating Mass Markets for Consumer Durables in Inter-war Britain

The Market Makers: Creating Mass Markets for Consumer Durables in Inter-war Britain

Peter Scott

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198783817
eISBN:
9780191826474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198783817.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

During the twentieth century ‘affluence’ (both at the level of the individual household and society as a whole) became intimately linked with access to a range of prestige consumer durables. This ... More

The Refugee Challenge in Post-Cold War America

The Refugee Challenge in Post-Cold War America

Maria Cristina Garcia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190655303
eISBN:
9780190697754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190655303.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book examines refugee and asylum policy in the United States since the end of the Cold War. For over forty years, from the end of World War II to the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Cold War had ... More

Simon V of Montfort and Baronial Government, 1195-1218

Simon V of Montfort and Baronial Government, 1195-1218

G.E.M. Lippiatt

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198805137
eISBN:
9780191843181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805137.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Cultural History

Dissenter from the Fourth Crusade, disseised earl of Leicester, leader of the Albigensian Crusade, prince of southern France: Simon of Montfort led a remarkable career of ascent from mid-level French ... More

Suffering and Happiness in England 1550-1850: Narratives and RepresentationsA collection to honour Paul Slack

Suffering and Happiness in England 1550-1850: Narratives and Representations: A collection to honour Paul Slack

Michael J. Braddick and Joanna Innes (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198748267
eISBN:
9780191810923
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198748267.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

The book pays tribute to Paul Slack’s work as a historian, and engages with the rapidly growing body of work on the ‘history of emotions’. The themes of suffering and happiness run through Paul ... More

Understanding ZimbabweFrom Liberation to Authoritarianism

Understanding Zimbabwe: From Liberation to Authoritarianism

Sara Rich Dorman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190634889
eISBN:
9780190848514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190634889.001.0001
Subject:
History, African History

This book seeks to understand the state, nation and political identities that are being forged in modern Zimbabwe, and the nature of control that Robert Mugabe’s ZANU exercises over those political ... More

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