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Arts of AllusionObject, Ornament, and Architecture in Medieval Islam

Arts of Allusion: Object, Ornament, and Architecture in Medieval Islam

Margaret S. Graves

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190695910
eISBN:
9780190695941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695910.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The art of the object reached unparalleled heights in the medieval Islamic world, yet the deep intellectual dimensions of ceramics, metalwares, and other plastic arts in this milieu have not always ... More

Empire in the HeimatColonialism and Public Culture in the Third Reich

Empire in the Heimat: Colonialism and Public Culture in the Third Reich

Willeke Sandler

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190697907
eISBN:
9780190697938
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190697907.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

With the end of the First World War, Germany became a “postcolonial” power. The Treaty of Versailles in 1919 transformed Germany’s overseas colonies in Africa and the Pacific into League of Nations ... More

The London Restaurant, 1840-1914

The London Restaurant, 1840-1914

Brenda Assael

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198817604
eISBN:
9780191859106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817604.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This book offers the first scholarly treatment of the history of public eating in London in the Victorian and Edwardian eras. The quotidian nature of taking a meal in public during the working day or ... More

Object LessonsHow Nineteenth-Century Americans Learned to Make Sense of the Material World

Object Lessons: How Nineteenth-Century Americans Learned to Make Sense of the Material World

Sarah Anne Carter

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190225032
eISBN:
9780190908317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190225032.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Cultural History

Object Lessons: How Nineteenth-Century Americans Learned to Make Sense of the Material World examines the ways material things—objects and pictures—were used to reason about moral issues, the ... More

Radical Parliamentarians and the English Civil War

Radical Parliamentarians and the English Civil War

David R. Como

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780199541911
eISBN:
9780191779107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199541911.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book charts the way the English Civil War of the 1640s mutated into a revolution (paving the way for the later execution of King Charles I and the abolition of the monarchy). Focusing on ... More

The Sacred Home in Renaissance Italy

The Sacred Home in Renaissance Italy

Abigail Brundin, Deborah Howard, and Mary Laven

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198816553
eISBN:
9780191853746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816553.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion, European Early Modern History

The Sacred Home in Renaissance Italy explores private devotional life in the Italian Renaissance home between 1400 and 1600, and suggests that piety was not confined to the Church and the convent but ... More

The Ties That BindSiblings, Family, and Society in Early Modern England

The Ties That Bind: Siblings, Family, and Society in Early Modern England

Bernard Capp

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198823384
eISBN:
9780191862090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823384.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This book explores an important and neglected dimension of the history of the family in Elizabethan and Stuart England. It demonstrates the importance of sibling relationships, across all levels of ... More

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