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Litigating Across the Color LineCivil Cases Between Black and White Southerners from the End of Slavery to Civil Rights

Litigating Across the Color Line: Civil Cases Between Black and White Southerners from the End of Slavery to Civil Rights

Melissa Milewski

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190249182
eISBN:
9780190249212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190249182.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

From 1865 to 1950, when the financial futures of their families were on the line, black litigants throughout the South took on white southerners in civil suits. In almost a thousand civil cases ... More

If the Walls Could SpeakInside a Women's Prison in Communist Poland

If the Walls Could Speak: Inside a Women's Prison in Communist Poland

Anna Müller

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190499860
eISBN:
9780190499891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190499860.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book is a collective history about imprisoned women in post-1945 Poland. It focuses on how these women adapted to confinement and remade their lives in a prison cell through words during ... More

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

The Practice of Socialist InternationalismEuropean Socialists and International Politics, 1914-1960

The Practice of Socialist Internationalism: European Socialists and International Politics, 1914-1960

Talbot Imlay

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199641048
eISBN:
9780191774317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199641048.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

The Practice of Socialist Internationalism examines the efforts of British, French, and German socialist parties to cooperate with one another on concrete international issues. Drawing on archival ... 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

The Double GameThe Demise of America's First Missile Defense System and the Rise of Strategic Arms Limitation

The Double Game: The Demise of America's First Missile Defense System and the Rise of Strategic Arms Limitation

James Cameron

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190459925
eISBN:
9780190459956
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190459925.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book tracks the development of the United States’ first antiballistic missile system from the beginning of the John F. Kennedy administration through its almost total prohibition with the ... 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

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