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An African VolkThe Apartheid Regime and Its Search for Survival

An African Volk: The Apartheid Regime and Its Search for Survival

Jamie Miller

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190274832
eISBN:
9780190274863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190274832.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History, World Modern History

Opposition to apartheid was one of the great moments in postwar history. Its success remains a symbol of a progressive global community. An African Volk looks at this phenomenon from the other side. ... More

After ProgressAmerican Social Reform and European Socialism in the Twentieth Century

After Progress: American Social Reform and European Socialism in the Twentieth Century

Norman Birnbaum

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195158595
eISBN:
9780199849352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158595.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

The 20th century witnessed a profound shift in both socialism and social reform. In the early 1900s, social reform seemed to offer a veritable religion of redemption, but by the century's end, while ... More

The Anatomy of TerrorPolitical Violence under Stalin

The Anatomy of Terror: Political Violence under Stalin

James Harris (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199655663
eISBN:
9780191757518
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655663.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History, Social History

Our understanding of Stalin’s Terror of the 1930s is being transformed. For decades, historians were locked in a narrow debate about the degree of central control over the terror process. Recent ... More

An Aristocracy of EveryoneThe Politics of Education and the Future of America

An Aristocracy of Everyone: The Politics of Education and the Future of America

Benjamin R. Barber

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195091540
eISBN:
9780199854172
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195091540.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book sets a new agenda for the debate over education in America. It argues that both sides of the current debate—the elitist, anti-democratic conservatives and the radical champions of political ... More

Arms Races in International PoliticsFrom the Nineteenth to the Twenty-First Century

Arms Races in International Politics: From the Nineteenth to the Twenty-First Century

Thomas Mahnken, Joseph Maiolo, and David Stevenson (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198735267
eISBN:
9780191799471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735267.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book provides the first comprehensive history of the arms-racing phenomenon in modern international politics, drawing both on theoretical approaches and on the latest historical research. ... More

Associative Political Culture in the Holy Roman EmpireUpper Germany, 1346-1521

Associative Political Culture in the Holy Roman Empire: Upper Germany, 1346-1521

Duncan Hardy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198827252
eISBN:
9780191866180
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827252.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History, European Early Modern History

What was the Holy Roman Empire in the fourteenth to sixteenth centuries? At the turning point between the medieval and early modern periods, this vast central European polity was the continent’s most ... More

Being SovietIdentity, Rumour, and Everyday Life under Stalin 1939–1953

Being Soviet: Identity, Rumour, and Everyday Life under Stalin 1939–1953

Timothy Johnston

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604036
eISBN:
9780191731600
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604036.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

‘Being Soviet’ takes a refreshing and innovative approach to the crucial years between 1939 and 1953 in the USSR. It addresses two of the key recent debates concerning Stalinism. It answers the ... More

Beyond the Cold WarLyndon Johnson and the New Global Challenges of the 1960s

Beyond the Cold War: Lyndon Johnson and the New Global Challenges of the 1960s

Francis J. Gavin and Mark Atwood Lawrence (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199790692
eISBN:
9780199395521
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790692.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

In writing about international affairs in the 1960s, historians have naturally focused on the Cold War. Only recently have scholars begun to realize that there is another history of international ... More

The Birth of the New JusticeThe Internationalization of Crime and Punishment, 1919-1950

The Birth of the New Justice: The Internationalization of Crime and Punishment, 1919-1950

Mark Lewis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199660285
eISBN:
9780191757716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660285.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The Birth of the New Justice explains the history of plans for ad hoc and permanent international criminal courts and new international criminal laws to repress aggressive war, war ... More

Blood, Sweat, and ToilRemaking the British Working Class, 1939-1945

Blood, Sweat, and Toil: Remaking the British Working Class, 1939-1945

Geoffrey G. Field

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604111
eISBN:
9780191731686
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604111.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

Blood, Sweat, and Toil is the first major history of the British working class in the Second World War. The book integrates social, political, and labour history and reflects the most ... More

British ‘non-élite’ MPs 1715–1820

British ‘non-élite’ MPs 1715–1820

Ian R. Christie

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205579
eISBN:
9780191676673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205579.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

In the 18th century, the considerable degree of social mobility in British society, especially between the upper and middling ranks, was arguably one of the important factors contributing to ... More

The British Left and IndiaMetropolitan Anti-Imperialism, 1885-1947

The British Left and India: Metropolitan Anti-Imperialism, 1885-1947

Nicholas Owen

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233014
eISBN:
9780191716423
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233014.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book examines the complex and often troubled relationship between anti-imperialist campaigners in Britain and India, from the formation of the Indian National Congress in 1885 to the winning of ... More

Burden of HistoryAssam and the Partition--Unresolved Issues

Burden of History: Assam and the Partition--Unresolved Issues

Udayon Misra

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780199478361
eISBN:
9780199090914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199478361.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Political History

The work attempts to show how the shadow of Partition continues to fall over the society and politics of the state of Assam and how issues such as immigration, demographic change, language, and ... More

Camelot and CanadaCanadian-American Relations in the Kennedy Era

Camelot and Canada: Canadian-American Relations in the Kennedy Era

Asa McKercher

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190605056
eISBN:
9780190605087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190605056.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

John F. Kennedy’s thousand days as president coincided not only with the crisis years of the Cold War, but also with the most fractious period in the Canada–United States relationship since the War ... More

Charles James Fox

Charles James Fox

L. G. Mitchell

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201045
eISBN:
9780191674815
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201045.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

Charles James Fox was one of the most colourful figures in 18th-century politics. Notorious for the excesses of his private life, he was at the same time one of the leading politicians of his ... More

Churchill

Churchill

Robert Blake and Wm. Roger Louis (eds)

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206262
eISBN:
9780191677052
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206262.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

Winston Churchill was an extraordinary figure. There has never been anyone quite like him, and inevitably legends have accumulated. How can he be treated both realistically and fairly after so much ... More

The Clash of LegitimaciesThe State-Building Process in Late Medieval Lombardy

The Clash of Legitimacies: The State-Building Process in Late Medieval Lombardy

Andrea Gamberini

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198824312
eISBN:
9780191862861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824312.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

This book aims to make an innovative contribution to the history of the state-building process in late medieval Lombardy (thirteenth–fifteenth centuries), by illuminating the myriad conflicts ... More

Colonial America and the Earl of Halifax, 1748–1761

Colonial America and the Earl of Halifax, 1748–1761

Andrew D. M. Beaumont

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198723974
eISBN:
9780191791277
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723974.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

This study examines the governance of British America prior to the American Revolution. Examining the career of George Montagu Dunk, 2nd Earl of Halifax and First Lord of the Board of Trade and ... More

Communication and ConflictItalian Diplomacy in the Early Renaissance, 1350-1520

Communication and Conflict: Italian Diplomacy in the Early Renaissance, 1350-1520

Isabella Lazzarini

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198727415
eISBN:
9780191793530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727415.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

Diplomacy has never been a politically neutral research field, even when it was confined to merely reconstructing the backgrounds of wars and revolutions. In the nineteenth century diplomacy became ... More

Conceiving the Old RegimePronatalism and the Politics of Reproduction in Early Modern France

Conceiving the Old Regime: Pronatalism and the Politics of Reproduction in Early Modern France

Leslie Tuttle

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195381603
eISBN:
9780199870295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381603.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

Between 1666 and 1789, France's Old Regime government used the king's legislative authority to promote marriage and prolific reproduction. This book studies the royal pronatalist law masterminded by ... More

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