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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

Little Cold WarriorsAmerican Childhood in the 1950s

Little Cold Warriors: American Childhood in the 1950s

Victoria M. Grieve

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190675684
eISBN:
9780190675714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190675684.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

American children’s experiences during the Cold War were complex. Both conservative and liberal Baby Boomers have romanticized the 1950s as an age of innocence, but these nostalgic narratives obscure ... More

Redeeming La RazaTransborder Modernity, Race, Respectability, and Rights

Redeeming La Raza: Transborder Modernity, Race, Respectability, and Rights

Gabriela González

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780199914142
eISBN:
9780199345533
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199914142.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Latin American History

This book examines the gendered and class-conscious political activism of Mexican-origin people in Texas from 1900 to 1950. In particular, it questions the inter-generational agency of Mexicans and ... More

Crisis, Collapse, Militarism and Civil WarThe History and Historiography of 18th Century Iran

Crisis, Collapse, Militarism and Civil War: The History and Historiography of 18th Century Iran

Michael Axworthy (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190250324
eISBN:
9780190250348
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190250324.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Eighteenth-century Iran is of central significance to the modern history of the country, but as a field of study it has been neglected. It was a century of revolt, war, political disorder, anarchy ... More

UnsettledRefugee Camps and the Making of Multicultural Britain

Unsettled: Refugee Camps and the Making of Multicultural Britain

Jordanna Bailkin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198814214
eISBN:
9780191851827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814214.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

Today, no one thinks of Britain as a land of camps. Instead, camps seem to happen “elsewhere,” from Greece to Palestine to the global South. Yet over the course of the twentieth century, dozens of ... More

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

History of UniversitiesVolume XXXI / 1

History of Universities: Volume XXXI / 1

Mordechai Feingold (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198827344
eISBN:
9780191866234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827344.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This text contains a mix of learned articles and book reviews. The text contains a combination of original research and invaluable reference material. Topics covered include: democratic ... 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

Illuminated History Books in the Anglo-Norman World, 1066-1272

Illuminated History Books in the Anglo-Norman World, 1066-1272

Laura Cleaver

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198802624
eISBN:
9780191840920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802624.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

During the twelfth and thirteenth centuries texts about the recent and more distant past were produced in remarkable numbers in the lands controlled by the kings of England. This may be seen, in ... More

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