Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-6 of 6 items for:

  • Cultural History x
  • World Modern History x
Clear All

View:

Assimilation and EmpireUniformity in French and British Colonies, 1541-1954

Assimilation and Empire: Uniformity in French and British Colonies, 1541-1954

Saliha Belmessous

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199579167
eISBN:
9780191750717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579167.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Cultural History

Assimilation was an ideology central to European expansion and colonization, an ideology which legitimized colonization for centuries. This book shows that the aspiration for assimilation was not ... More

The BetrayalThe Nuremberg Trials and German Divergence

The Betrayal: The Nuremberg Trials and German Divergence

Kim Christian Priemel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199669752
eISBN:
9780191801020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669752.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Cultural History

At the end of World War II the Allies faced a threefold challenge: how to punish perpetrators of appalling crimes for which the categories of ‘genocide’ and ‘crimes against humanity’ had to be ... More

French Women and the EmpireThe Case of Indochina

French Women and the Empire: The Case of Indochina

Marie-Paule Ha

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199640362
eISBN:
9780191754265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640362.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Cultural History

This book investigates the history of the colonial gender politics in Third Republic France using Indochina as a case study. Its departure point is the interrogation of the dramatic change in the ... More

The History of Oxford University Press: Volume III1896 to 1970

The History of Oxford University Press: Volume III: 1896 to 1970

Wm. Roger Louis (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199568406
eISBN:
9780191772344
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568406.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Cultural History

This is the third volume charting the history of Oxford University Press. The period it covers is the twentieth century. During this time, Oxford University Press surpassed all other university ... More

Settler Society in the Australian ColoniesSelf-Government and Imperial Culture

Settler Society in the Australian Colonies: Self-Government and Imperial Culture

Angela Woollacott

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199641802
eISBN:
9780191779091
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641802.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Cultural History

The 1820s to the 1860s was a foundational period in Australian history, arguably at least as important as federation. Convict transportation provided the labour on which the first settlements ... More

TrustA History

Trust: A History

Geoffrey Hosking

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198712381
eISBN:
9780191780738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712381.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, World Modern History

Today we often talk of a 'crisis of trust'. According to Trust: A History, the crisis is genuine but usually misunderstood. The problem is that we are poorly informed about the ways in which trust ... More

View: