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Dance in ChainsImprisonment in the Modern World

Dance in Chains: Imprisonment in the Modern World

Padraic Kenney

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780199375745
eISBN:
9780190840075
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199375745.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, European Modern History

The political prisoner is a creation of the modern era, in which states deploy police, courts, and prisons against organized opposition movements. Dance in Chains traces the history of political ... More

Concubines and CourtesansWomen and Slavery in Islamic History

Concubines and Courtesans: Women and Slavery in Islamic History

Matthew S. Gordon and Kathryn A. Hain (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190622183
eISBN:
9780190622213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190622183.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History, World Medieval History

Concubines and Courtesans: Women and Slavery in Islamic History contains 16 essays that consider, from a variety of viewpoints, enslaved and freed women across medieval and premodern Islamic social ... More

Politics of the PantryHousewives, Food, and Consumer Protest in Twentieth-Century America

Politics of the Pantry: Housewives, Food, and Consumer Protest in Twentieth-Century America

Emily E. LB. Twarog

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190685591
eISBN:
9780190685621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190685591.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

This book examines the rise and fall of the American housewife as a political constituency group and explores the relationship between the domestic sphere and the formation of political identity. ... More

MoraleA Modern British History

Morale: A Modern British History

Daniel Ussishkin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190469078
eISBN:
9780190469108
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190469078.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The book charts the institutional, cultural, and political history of morale in modern imperial Britain. First emerging in the nineteenth century as a residual problem in military disciplinary ... 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

A Generous VisionThe Creative Life of Elaine de Kooning

A Generous Vision: The Creative Life of Elaine de Kooning

Cathy Curtis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190498474
eISBN:
9780190498504
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190498474.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, American History: 20th Century

Elaine de Kooning (1918–1989) was a noted art critic and artist, and a prime mover in the New York art world. She was a vivacious social catalyst. Her sparkling wit enlivened meetings of the Club, ... More

Outside InThe Transnational Circuitry of US History

Outside In: The Transnational Circuitry of US History

Andrew Preston and Doug Rossinow (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190459840
eISBN:
9780190459888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190459840.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, American History: 19th Century

The essays in Outside In show how Americans lived within transnational circuits featuring impacts and influences running in multiple directions. While the field of international history generally ... 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

Future HistoryGlobal Fantasies in Seventeenth-Century American and British Writings

Future History: Global Fantasies in Seventeenth-Century American and British Writings

Kristina Bross

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190665135
eISBN:
9780190665166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190665135.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, Historiography

Future History analyzes English and American writings that imagine England on a global stage well before England became an empire or the United States became a global power. Through close readings, ... More

Guan YuThe Religious Afterlife of a Failed Hero

Guan Yu: The Religious Afterlife of a Failed Hero

Barend J. ter Haar

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198803645
eISBN:
9780191842030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803645.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, History of Religion

Guan Yu was a minor general in his own day, who supported one of numerous claimants to the throne in the early third century CE. He was captured and executed by enemy forces in 219. He eventually ... More

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