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Turkestan and the Rise of Eurasian EmpiresA Study of Politics and Invented Traditions

Turkestan and the Rise of Eurasian Empires: A Study of Politics and Invented Traditions

Ali Anooshahr

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190693565
eISBN:
9780190693596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190693565.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

It has long been known that the origins of the early modern dynasties of the Ottomans, Safavids, Mughals, Mongols, and Shibanids in the sixteenth century go back to “Turco-Mongol” or “Turcophone” war ... More

Devouring JapanGlobal Perspectives on Japanese Culinary Identity

Devouring Japan: Global Perspectives on Japanese Culinary Identity

Nancy K. Stalker (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190240400
eISBN:
9780190240448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190240400.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, Cultural History

In recent years, Japan’s cuisine, or washoku, has been eclipsing that of France as the world’s most desirable food. UNESCO recognized washoku as an intangible cultural treasure in 2013, and Tokyo ... More

Panda NationThe Construction and Conservation of China's Modern Icon

Panda Nation: The Construction and Conservation of China's Modern Icon

E. Elena Songster

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199393671
eISBN:
9780199393701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199393671.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Panda Nation links the emergence of the giant panda as a national symbol to the development of nature protection in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), 1949-present. The panda’s transformation into ... More

Visions of Kinship in Medieval Europe

Visions of Kinship in Medieval Europe

Hans Hummer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198797609
eISBN:
9780191838965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797609.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

What meaning did human kinship possess in a world regulated by biblical time, committed to the primacy of spiritual relationships, and bound by the sinews of divine love? In the process of exploring ... More

The Tunis Crusade of 1270A Mediterranean History

The Tunis Crusade of 1270: A Mediterranean History

Michael Lower

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198744320
eISBN:
9780191805707
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744320.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

Why did the last of the major European campaigns to reclaim Jerusalem wind up attacking Tunis, a peaceful North African port city thousands of miles from the Holy Land? In the first book-length study ... More

Taming Capitalism before its TriumphPublic Service, Distrust, and 'Projecting' in Early Modern England

Taming Capitalism before its Triumph: Public Service, Distrust, and 'Projecting' in Early Modern England

Koji Yamamoto

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198739173
eISBN:
9780191802300
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198739173.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This study revisits England’s culture of economic improvement between 1640 and 1720, a crucial period of its transformation into a global power backed by strong domestic industries. It is often ... More

Irish vs. YankeesA Social History of the Boston Schools

Irish vs. Yankees: A Social History of the Boston Schools

James W. Sanders

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190681579
eISBN:
9780190681609
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190681579.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, History of Religion

As a social historian, James W. Sanders takes a new look at a critical period in the development of Boston schools. Focusing on the burgeoning Irish Catholic population and framing the discussion ... More

Graphic Signs of Authority in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages, 300-900

Graphic Signs of Authority in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages, 300-900

Ildar Garipzanov

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198815013
eISBN:
9780191852848
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815013.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Historiography

This book presents a cultural history of graphic signs such as the sign of the cross, christograms, monograms, and other graphic devices, examining how they were employed to relate to and interact ... More

Religion as ResistanceNegotiating Authority in Italian Libya

Religion as Resistance: Negotiating Authority in Italian Libya

Eileen Ryan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190673796
eISBN:
9780190673826
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673796.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, World Modern History

During the Italian occupation of Libya, debates over where Italy should be on the continuum between coercion and collaboration in colonial rule often reflected contentious battles over religious ... 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

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