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Admiration and AweMorisco Buildings and Identity Negotiations  in Early Modern Spanish Historiography

Admiration and Awe: Morisco Buildings and Identity Negotiations in Early Modern Spanish Historiography

Antonio Urquízar-Herrera

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198797456
eISBN:
9780191838811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797456.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Historiography

This book offers the first systematic analysis of the cultural and religious appropriation of Andalusian architecture by Spanish historians during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Early ... More

Colonial LahoreA History of the City and Beyond

Colonial Lahore: A History of the City and Beyond

Ian Talbot and Tahir Kamran

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190642938
eISBN:
9780190686475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190642938.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

There have been several studies of colonial Lahore in recent years. These have explored such themes as the city’s modernity, its cosmopolitanism and the rise of communalism which culminated in the ... More

Henry VII’s New Men and the Making of Tudor England

Henry VII’s New Men and the Making of Tudor England

Steven Gunn

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199659838
eISBN:
9780191748202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659838.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The reign of Henry VII is important but mysterious. He ended the Wars of the Roses and laid the foundations for the strong governments of Henry VIII and Elizabeth I. Yet his style of rule was ... More

Hugo Grotius and the Century of Revolution, 1613-1718Transnational Reception in English Political Thought

Hugo Grotius and the Century of Revolution, 1613-1718: Transnational Reception in English Political Thought

Marco Barducci

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198754589
eISBN:
9780191816208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754589.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

This book is a reconstruction of the way Hugo Grotius (1583–1645) was read and used by English political and religious writers in the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. The book is broad in ... More

Jenkins of MexicoHow a Southern Farm Boy Became a Mexican Magnate

Jenkins of Mexico: How a Southern Farm Boy Became a Mexican Magnate

Andrew Paxman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190455743
eISBN:
9780190651183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190455743.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

William O. Jenkins (1878–1963) was a Tennessee farm boy who ventured to Mexico in search of fortune and became that country’s wealthiest and most infamous industrialist. Dropping out of Vanderbilt, ... More

Pierre de L’Estoile and his World in the Wars of Religion

Pierre de L’Estoile and his World in the Wars of Religion

Tom Hamilton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198800095
eISBN:
9780191839870
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198800095.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion, European Early Modern History

The Wars of Religion embroiled France in decades of faction, violence, and peacemaking in the late sixteenth century. When historians interpret these events, inevitably they depend on sources of ... More

The Politics of ReproductionRace, Medicine, and Fertility in the Age of Abolition

The Politics of Reproduction: Race, Medicine, and Fertility in the Age of Abolition

Katherine Paugh

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198789789
eISBN:
9780191831478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789789.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History, World Modern History

This book examines the history and politics of childbearing in the British Empire during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. British politicians became increasingly concerned to ... More

Prehistory and Archaeology of Northeast IndiaMultidisciplinary Investigation in an Archaeological Terra Incognita

Prehistory and Archaeology of Northeast India: Multidisciplinary Investigation in an Archaeological Terra Incognita

Manjil Hazarika

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199474660
eISBN:
9780199089093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474660.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology, Social History

Northeast India forms a kaleidoscope of a variety of people having distinct culture, ethnicity, religion, language, and physiology, and can be considered as a melting pot of various ethnic cultures ... More

Reporting the RetreatWar Correspondents in Burma, 1942

Reporting the Retreat: War Correspondents in Burma, 1942

Philip Woods

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190657772
eISBN:
9780190686512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190657772.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The British defeat in Burma at the hands of the Japanese in 1942 marked the longest retreat in British army history and the beginning of the longest campaign in the Second World War. It also marked a ... More

Vincent de Paul, the Lazarist Mission, and French Catholic Reform

Vincent de Paul, the Lazarist Mission, and French Catholic Reform

Alison Forrestal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198785767
eISBN:
9780191827570
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785767.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This book offers a major reassessment of the thought and activities of the most famous figure of the seventeenth-century French Catholic Reformation, Vincent de Paul. Confronting traditional ... More

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