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A Dream of the FutureRace, Empire, and Modernity at the Atlanta and Nashville World's Fairs

A Dream of the Future: Race, Empire, and Modernity at the Atlanta and Nashville World's Fairs

Nathan Cardon

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190274726
eISBN:
9780190888503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190274726.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Social History

A Dream of the Future examines how southerners at the end of the nineteenth century worked through the major questions facing a nation undergoing profound change. In an age of empire and industry, ... More

Lying and Perjury in Medieval Practical ThoughtA Study in the History of Casuistry

Lying and Perjury in Medieval Practical Thought: A Study in the History of Casuistry

Emily Corran

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198828884
eISBN:
9780191867354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828884.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Thought about lying and perjury became increasingly practical from the end of the twelfth century in Western Europe. At this time, a distinctive way of thinking about deception and false oaths ... More

Tongues of FireLanguage and Evangelization in Colonial Mexico

Tongues of Fire: Language and Evangelization in Colonial Mexico

Nancy Farriss

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190884109
eISBN:
9780190884130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190884109.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History, History of Religion

Language and translation governed the creation of Mexican Christianity during the first centuries of colonial rule. Spanish missionaries collaborated with indigenous intellectuals to communicate the ... More

The Useful Knowledge of William HuttonCulture and Industry in Eighteenth-Century Birmingham

The Useful Knowledge of William Hutton: Culture and Industry in Eighteenth-Century Birmingham

Susan E. Whyman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198797838
eISBN:
9780191839146
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797838.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

The Useful Knowledge of William Hutton shows the rapid rise of a self-taught workman and of the city of Birmingham during the two major events of the eighteenth century—the Industrial Revolution and ... More

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