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Asia and the Great WarA Shared History

Asia and the Great War: A Shared History

Xu Guoqi

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199658190
eISBN:
9780191830860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658190.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Military History

This book presents a “shared” history of Asian involvement in the Great War from non-national and transnational perspectives. Asian involvements make the Great War not only a true “world” war but ... More

Debates on Civilization in the Muslim WorldCritical Perspectives on Islam and Modernity

Debates on Civilization in the Muslim World: Critical Perspectives on Islam and Modernity

Lutfi Sunar (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199466887
eISBN:
9780199087556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466887.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, History of Religion

Since its birth as a concept, civilization has been defined by an encounter with the ‘other’. Barbarism, the ever-ready counter concept, has provided civilization with its raison d'être—that of ... More

Different NationalismsBengal, 1905-1947

Different Nationalisms: Bengal, 1905-1947

Semanti Ghosh

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199468232
eISBN:
9780199087389
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468232.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

The period between the partition of Bengal in 1905 and the Partition of India in 1947 was witness to a unique experience of ‘imagining’ nations in Bengal. With neither the Bengali Muslims nor the ... More

Family and Business During the Industrial Revolution

Family and Business During the Industrial Revolution

Hannah Barker

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198786023
eISBN:
9780191827723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198786023.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History, British and Irish Modern History

Small businesses were at the heart of the economic growth and social transformation that characterized the Industrial Revolution in Britain. In towns across north-west England, shops and workshops ... More

In Search of the WayThought and Religion in Early-Modern Japan, 1582-1860

In Search of the Way: Thought and Religion in Early-Modern Japan, 1582-1860

Richard Bowring

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198795230
eISBN:
9780191836534
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198795230.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, History of Ideas

In Search of the Way is a history of intellectual and religious developments in Japan during the Tokugawa period, 1582–1860. It begins with an explanation of the fate of Christianity, and goes on to ... More

Making a Living, Making a DifferenceGender and Work in Early Modern European Society

Making a Living, Making a Difference: Gender and Work in Early Modern European Society

Maria Agren (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190240615
eISBN:
9780190240653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190240615.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book uses a substantively new research model and source base for studying the working lives of early modern men and women. With an innovative analytic method that is, in turn, yoked to a ... 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

The Rabbi's Atheist DaughterErnestine Rose, International Feminist Pioneer

The Rabbi's Atheist Daughter: Ernestine Rose, International Feminist Pioneer

Bonnie S. Anderson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199756247
eISBN:
9780190626402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756247.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Famous in the 1850s, Ernestine Rose has been undeservedly forgotten. An outstanding orator and activist for women’s rights, free thought, anti-slavery, and pacifism, Rose became admired despite being ... More

Royal BastardsThe Birth of Illegitimacy, 800-1230

Royal Bastards: The Birth of Illegitimacy, 800-1230

Sara McDougall

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198785828
eISBN:
9780191827631
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785828.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Cultural History

The stigmatization as “bastards” of children born outside of wedlock is commonly thought to have emerged early in medieval European history. Christian ideas about legitimate marriage, it is assumed, ... More

Therapeutic FascismExperiencing the Violence of the Nazi New Order

Therapeutic Fascism: Experiencing the Violence of the Nazi New Order

Ana Antic

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198784586
eISBN:
9780191827044
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198784586.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

In World War II, death and violence permeated all aspects of everyday lives of ordinary people in Eastern Europe. Throughout the region, the realities of mass murder and incarceration meant that ... More

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