Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-10 of 13 items for:

  • Recently Published x
Clear All

View:

Anti-corruption in HistoryFrom Antiquity to the Modern Era

Anti-corruption in History: From Antiquity to the Modern Era

Ronald Kroeze, André Vitória, and Guy Geltner (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198809975
eISBN:
9780191847226
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809975.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Anticorruption in History is the first major collection of case studies on how past societies and polities, in and beyond Europe, defined legitimate power in terms of fighting corruption and designed ... More

Curtain of LiesThe Battle over Truth in Stalinist Eastern Europe

Curtain of Lies: The Battle over Truth in Stalinist Eastern Europe

Melissa Feinberg

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190644611
eISBN:
9780190693527
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190644611.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Curtain of Lies examines the role of truth in the political culture of the Cold War by looking at Eastern Europe during the period from 1948–1956. It examines how actors on both sides of the Iron ... More

Elective Monarchy in Transylvania and Poland-Lithuania, 1569-1587

Elective Monarchy in Transylvania and Poland-Lithuania, 1569-1587

Felicia Roșu

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198789376
eISBN:
9780191831218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789376.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

This book examines the transformation of elective monarchy in Transylvania and the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth in the 1570s. It does so by focusing on the foundational and experimental character ... More

The English People at War in the Age of Henry VIII

The English People at War in the Age of Henry VIII

Steven Gunn

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198802860
eISBN:
9780191841323
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802860.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Henry VIII fought many wars, against the French and Scots, against rebels in England and the Gaelic lords of Ireland, even against his traditional allies in the Low Countries. But how much did they ... More

Mothers of Massive ResistanceWhite Women and the Politics of White Supremacy

Mothers of Massive Resistance: White Women and the Politics of White Supremacy

Elizabeth Gillespie McRae

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190271718
eISBN:
9780190271749
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190271718.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Examining racial segregation from 1920s to the 1970s, this book argues that white segregationist women constituted the grassroots workforce for racial segregation. For decades, they censored ... More

My Enemy's EnemyIndia in Afghanistan from the Soviet Invasion to the US Withdrawal

My Enemy's Enemy: India in Afghanistan from the Soviet Invasion to the US Withdrawal

Avinash Paliwal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190685829
eISBN:
9780190872564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190685829.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The archetype of ‘my enemy’s enemy is my friend’, India’s political and economic presence in Afghanistan is often viewed as a Machiavellian ploy aimed against Pakistan. Challenging deeply held ... More

The Oxford History of Historical WritingVolume 2: 400-1400

The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 2: 400-1400

Sarah Foot and Chase F. Robinson (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199236428
eISBN:
9780191863349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199236428.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

How was history written in Europe and Asia between 400–1400? How was the past understood in religious, social, and political terms? And in what ways does the diversity of historical writing in this ... More

The Oxford History of Historical WritingVolume 5: Historical Writing Since 1945

The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 5: Historical Writing Since 1945

Axel Schneider and Daniel Woolf (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199225996
eISBN:
9780191863431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199225996.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

The fifth volume of this series offers chapters on the writing of history globally since 1945. Divided into two parts, part one selects and surveys theoretical and interdisciplinary approaches to ... More

The Place of WordsThe Académie Française and Its Dictionary during an Age of Revolution

The Place of Words: The Académie Française and Its Dictionary during an Age of Revolution

Michael P. Fitzsimmons

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190644536
eISBN:
9780190644567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190644536.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

From its initial appearance in 1694 and through successive editions in 1718, 1740, and 1762, the Dictionnaire de l’Académie Française had risen to become the definitive arbiter of the French ... More

Public vs. PrivateThe Early History of School Choice in America

Public vs. Private: The Early History of School Choice in America

Robert N. Gross

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190644574
eISBN:
9780190644604
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190644574.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Americans today choose from a dizzying array of schools, loosely lumped into categories of “public” and “private.” How did these distinctions emerge in the first place, and what do they tell us about ... More

View: