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Absolute WarViolence and Mass Warfare in the German Lands, 1792-1820

Absolute War: Violence and Mass Warfare in the German Lands, 1792-1820

Mark Hewitson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198787457
eISBN:
9780191829468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787457.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

Wars have played a fundamental part in modern German history. Although infrequent, conflicts involving German states have usually been extensive and often catastrophic, constituting turning points ... More

The Aesthetics of LossGerman Women's Art of the First World War

The Aesthetics of Loss: German Women's Art of the First World War

Claudia Siebrecht

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199656684
eISBN:
9780191744563
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656684.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

The Aesthetics of Loss is a cultural history of German women’s art of the First World War that locates their rich visual testimony in the context of the civilian experience of war and ... More

Ambrose BierceAlone in Bad Company

Ambrose Bierce: Alone in Bad Company

Roy Morris

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195126280
eISBN:
9780199854165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195126280.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book is a portrait of one of the most acerbic and distinctive voices in American literature, a complex individual at odds with his country, his family, his times, and himself. The only American ... More

AmnesiopolisModernity, Space, and Memory in East Germany

Amnesiopolis: Modernity, Space, and Memory in East Germany

Eli Rubin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198732266
eISBN:
9780191796579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732266.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

This book explores the construction of Marzahn, the largest prefabricated housing project in East Germany, built on the outskirts of East Berlin in the 1970s and 1980s, and touted by the regime as ... More

Architecture and Urbanism in the British Empire

Architecture and Urbanism in the British Empire

G. A. Bremner (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198713326
eISBN:
9780191781766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713326.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

The built environment is important to how we experience and negotiate our daily lives, both past and present. In the post-colonial world today, buildings, monuments, parks, streets, avenues, entire ... More

Assimilation and EmpireUniformity in French and British Colonies, 1541-1954

Assimilation and Empire: Uniformity in French and British Colonies, 1541-1954

Saliha Belmessous

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199579167
eISBN:
9780191750717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579167.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Cultural History

Assimilation was an ideology central to European expansion and colonization, an ideology which legitimized colonization for centuries. This book shows that the aspiration for assimilation was not ... More

The Baseball TrustA History of Baseball's Antitrust Exemption

The Baseball Trust: A History of Baseball's Antitrust Exemption

Stuart Banner

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199930296
eISBN:
9780190254575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199930296.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The impact of antitrust law on sports is in the news all the time, especially when there is labor conflict between players and owners, or when a team wants to move to a new city. And if the majority ... More

The BetrayalThe Nuremberg Trials and German Divergence

The Betrayal: The Nuremberg Trials and German Divergence

Kim Christian Priemel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199669752
eISBN:
9780191801020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669752.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Cultural History

At the end of World War II the Allies faced a threefold challenge: how to punish perpetrators of appalling crimes for which the categories of ‘genocide’ and ‘crimes against humanity’ had to be ... More

Black Market Britain1939-1955

Black Market Britain: 1939-1955

Mark Roodhouse

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199588459
eISBN:
9780191747564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588459.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

Due to rationing and price control, Britain’s underground economy experienced a mid-century boom during the 1940s and early 1950s as producers, traders, and professional criminals helped consumers to ... More

Boardwalk of DreamsAtlantic City and the Fate of Urban America

Boardwalk of Dreams: Atlantic City and the Fate of Urban America

Bryant Simon

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195167535
eISBN:
9780199789016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167535.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

During the first half of the 20th century, Atlantic City was the nation's most popular middle-class resort — the home of the famed Boardwalk, the Miss America Pageant, and the board game Monopoly. By ... More

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