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Active BodiesA History of Women’s Physical Education in Twentieth-Century America

Active Bodies: A History of Women’s Physical Education in Twentieth-Century America

Martha H. Verbrugge

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195168792
eISBN:
9780199949649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168792.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, American History: 19th Century

This book examines the philosophies, experiences, and instructional programs of white and black female physical educators who taught in public schools and diverse colleges and universities, including ... More

Counting AmericansHow the US Census Classified the Nation

Counting Americans: How the US Census Classified the Nation

Paul Schor

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780199917853
eISBN:
9780190670856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917853.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

By telling how the US census classified and divided Americans by race and origin from the founding of the United States to World War II, this book shows how public statistics have been used to create ... More

Irish Nationalists in AmericaThe Politics of Exile, 1798–1998

Irish Nationalists in America: The Politics of Exile, 1798–1998

David Brundage

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780195331776
eISBN:
9780199378166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331776.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

This book is a full-scale history of Irish nationalists in the United States from the brief exile of Theobald Wolfe Tone, founder of Irish republican nationalism, in Philadelphia on the eve of the ... More

Litigating Across the Color LineCivil Cases Between Black and White Southerners from the End of Slavery to Civil Rights

Litigating Across the Color Line: Civil Cases Between Black and White Southerners from the End of Slavery to Civil Rights

Melissa Milewski

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190249182
eISBN:
9780190249212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190249182.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

From 1865 to 1950, when the financial futures of their families were on the line, black litigants throughout the South took on white southerners in civil suits. In almost a thousand civil cases ... More

Living in InfamyFelon Disfranchisement and the History of American Citizenship

Living in Infamy: Felon Disfranchisement and the History of American Citizenship

Pippa Holloway

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199976089
eISBN:
9780199349760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199976089.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

Felon disfranchisement laws were revised after 1865 to target African Americans newly freed and enfranchised by the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Amendments. These laws were among the earliest methods to ... More

Outside InThe Transnational Circuitry of US History

Outside In: The Transnational Circuitry of US History

Andrew Preston and Doug Rossinow (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190459840
eISBN:
9780190459888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190459840.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, American History: 19th Century

The essays in Outside In show how Americans lived within transnational circuits featuring impacts and influences running in multiple directions. While the field of international history generally ... More

Science and the Social GoodNature, Culture, and Community, 1865-1965

Science and the Social Good: Nature, Culture, and Community, 1865-1965

John P. Herron

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195383546
eISBN:
9780199870523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383546.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

From the beginnings of industrial capitalism to contemporary disputes over evolution, nature has long been part of the public debate over the social good. As such, many natural scientists throughout ... More

Suffragists in an Imperial AgeU.S. Expansion and the Woman Question, 1870–1929

Suffragists in an Imperial Age: U.S. Expansion and the Woman Question, 1870–1929

Allison L. Sneider

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195321166
eISBN:
9780199869725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195321166.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

In 1899, Carrie Chapman Catt, who succeeded Susan B. Anthony as head of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, argued that it was the “duty” of U.S. women to help lift the inhabitants of ... More

When Life Strikes the PresidentScandal, Death, and Illness in the White House

When Life Strikes the President: Scandal, Death, and Illness in the White House

Jeffrey A. Engel and Thomas J. Knock (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190650759
eISBN:
9780190650780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190650759.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

This collection explores what happens when life, so to speak, strikes the President of the United States: how illness, personal loss, and scandal have affected a president’s ability to lead, shaped ... More

Who Belongs?Race, Resources, and Tribal Citizenship in the Native South

Who Belongs?: Race, Resources, and Tribal Citizenship in the Native South

Mikaëla M. Adams

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190619466
eISBN:
9780190619497
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190619466.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

The right to determine tribal citizenship is fundamental to the exercise of tribal sovereignty. Deciding who belongs to Indian tribes has a complicated history, however, especially in the South. ... More

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