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Rethinking the Age of RevolutionsFrance and the Birth of the Modern World

Rethinking the Age of Revolutions: France and the Birth of the Modern World

David A. Bell and Yair Mintzker (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190674793
eISBN:
9780190674830
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190674793.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, European Modern History

This new collection brings together some of the most exciting and important research now being done on the French Revolutionary era by prominent historians from North America and France. Adopting a ... 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

Looming Civil WarHow Nineteenth-Century Americans Imagined the Future

Looming Civil War: How Nineteenth-Century Americans Imagined the Future

Jason Phillips

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190868161
eISBN:
9780190908416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190868161.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Military History

This work explains how American prophecies and forecasts of the Civil War formed, spread, and affected the war’s outbreak, conduct, meaning, and memory. It identifies two temporalities in ... 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

Nature Behind Barbed WireAn Environmental History of the Japanese American Incarceration

Nature Behind Barbed Wire: An Environmental History of the Japanese American Incarceration

Connie Y. Chiang

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190842062
eISBN:
9780190909635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842062.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The mass imprisonment of over 110,000 people of Japanese ancestry during World War II was one of the most egregious violations of civil liberties in US history. Removed from their homes on 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

Paris and the Cliché of HistoryThe City and Photographs, 1860-1970

Paris and the Cliché of History: The City and Photographs, 1860-1970

Catherine E. Clark

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190681647
eISBN:
9780190681678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190681647.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Ideas

Focusing on one of photography’s birthplaces, Paris and the Cliché of History tells the story of how photographs came to be imagined and deployed as documents of the past. It uncovers the changing ... 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

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

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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