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Absolute WarViolence and Mass Warfare in the German Lands, 1792-1820

Absolute War: Violence and Mass Warfare in the German Lands, 1792-1820

Mark Hewitson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198787457
eISBN:
9780191829468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787457.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

Wars have played a fundamental part in modern German history. Although infrequent, conflicts involving German states have usually been extensive and often catastrophic, constituting turning points ... More

The Aesthetics of LossGerman Women's Art of the First World War

The Aesthetics of Loss: German Women's Art of the First World War

Claudia Siebrecht

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199656684
eISBN:
9780191744563
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656684.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

The Aesthetics of Loss is a cultural history of German women’s art of the First World War that locates their rich visual testimony in the context of the civilian experience of war and ... More

Ambrose BierceAlone in Bad Company

Ambrose Bierce: Alone in Bad Company

Roy Morris

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195126280
eISBN:
9780199854165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195126280.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book is a portrait of one of the most acerbic and distinctive voices in American literature, a complex individual at odds with his country, his family, his times, and himself. The only American ... More

AmnesiopolisModernity, Space, and Memory in East Germany

Amnesiopolis: Modernity, Space, and Memory in East Germany

Eli Rubin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198732266
eISBN:
9780191796579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732266.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

This book explores the construction of Marzahn, the largest prefabricated housing project in East Germany, built on the outskirts of East Berlin in the 1970s and 1980s, and touted by the regime as ... More

Architects and Intellectual Culture in Post-Restoration England

Architects and Intellectual Culture in Post-Restoration England

Matthew Walker

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198746355
eISBN:
9780191808913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198746355.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

Architects and Intellectual Culture in Post-Restoration England charts the moment when well-educated, well-resourced, English intellectuals first became interested in classical architecture in ... More

Architecture and Urbanism in the British Empire

Architecture and Urbanism in the British Empire

G. A. Bremner (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198713326
eISBN:
9780191781766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713326.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

The built environment is important to how we experience and negotiate our daily lives, both past and present. In the post-colonial world today, buildings, monuments, parks, streets, avenues, entire ... More

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 Baseball TrustA History of Baseball's Antitrust Exemption

The Baseball Trust: A History of Baseball's Antitrust Exemption

Stuart Banner

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199930296
eISBN:
9780190254575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199930296.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The impact of antitrust law on sports is in the news all the time, especially when there is labor conflict between players and owners, or when a team wants to move to a new city. And if the majority ... 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

Black Market Britain1939-1955

Black Market Britain: 1939-1955

Mark Roodhouse

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199588459
eISBN:
9780191747564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588459.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

Due to rationing and price control, Britain’s underground economy experienced a mid-century boom during the 1940s and early 1950s as producers, traders, and professional criminals helped consumers to ... More

Boardwalk of DreamsAtlantic City and the Fate of Urban America

Boardwalk of Dreams: Atlantic City and the Fate of Urban America

Bryant Simon

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195167535
eISBN:
9780199789016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167535.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

During the first half of the 20th century, Atlantic City was the nation's most popular middle-class resort — the home of the famed Boardwalk, the Miss America Pageant, and the board game Monopoly. By ... More

Body by WeimarAthletes, Gender, and German Modernity

Body by Weimar: Athletes, Gender, and German Modernity

Erik N. Jensen

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195395648
eISBN:
9780199866564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395648.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, European Modern History

Body by Weimar argues that male and female athletes fundamentally recast gender roles during Germany's turbulent post‐World War I years and established the basis for a modern body and ... More

Bonds of EmpireWest Indians and Britishness from Victoria to Decolonization

Bonds of Empire: West Indians and Britishness from Victoria to Decolonization

Anne Spry Rush

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199588558
eISBN:
9780191728990
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588558.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

In the first half of the twentieth century Britishness was an integral part of the culture that pervaded life in the colonial Caribbean. Caribbean peoples were encouraged to identify with social ... More

Bride Ales and Penny WeddingsRecreations, Reciprocity, and Regions in Britain from the Sixteenth to the Nineteenth Centuries

Bride Ales and Penny Weddings: Recreations, Reciprocity, and Regions in Britain from the Sixteenth to the Nineteenth Centuries

R. A. Houston

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199680870
eISBN:
9780191760860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680870.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

Some of the poorest regions of historic Britain had some of its most vibrant festivities. Between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries, the peoples of northern England, Lowland Scotland, and Wales ... More

Britannia's AuxiliariesContinental Europeans and the British Empire, 1740-1800

Britannia's Auxiliaries: Continental Europeans and the British Empire, 1740-1800

Stephen Conway

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198808701
eISBN:
9780191846243
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808701.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

This book provides the first wide-ranging attempt to consider the continental European contribution to the eighteenth-century British Empire. The British benefited from many different European ... More

Britannia's EmbraceModern Humanitarianism and the Imperial Origins of Refugee Relief

Britannia's Embrace: Modern Humanitarianism and the Imperial Origins of Refugee Relief

Caroline Shaw

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780190200985
eISBN:
9780190201012
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190200985.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This book offers the first historical examination of the origins of refuge for persecuted foreigners. It argues that this modern humanitarian norm—the responsibility to protect foreign refugees of ... More

Broadcasting EmpireThe BBC and the British World, 1922-1970

Broadcasting Empire: The BBC and the British World, 1922-1970

Simon J. Potter

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199568963
eISBN:
9780191741821
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568963.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This book analyses the attempts of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) to use broadcasting as a tool of empire. From an early stage the corporation sought to unite home listeners with their ... More

Brooklyn's DodgersThe Bums, the Borough, and the Best of Baseball, 1947–1957

Brooklyn's Dodgers: The Bums, the Borough, and the Best of Baseball, 1947–1957

Carl E. Prince

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195115789
eISBN:
9780199854066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195115789.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book captures the intensity of the Brooklyn Dodgers' relationship to its community in the 1950s. Ethnic and racial tensions were part and parcel of a working-class borough; the Dodgers' presence ... More

Call of the AtlanticJack London's Publishing Odyssey Overseas, 1902–1916

Call of the Atlantic: Jack London's Publishing Odyssey Overseas, 1902–1916

Joseph McAleer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198747819
eISBN:
9780191810718
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747819.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, American History: 20th Century

Jack London (1876–1916) wasn’t just lucky at what he called the “writing game”—he is, by many accounts, the most popular American author in the world today. Two novels, The Call of the Wild and White ... More

Cannabis NationControl and Consumption in Britain, 1928-2008

Cannabis Nation: Control and Consumption in Britain, 1928-2008

James H. Mills

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199283422
eISBN:
9780191746161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283422.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

Cannabis has never been a more controversial substance in Britain. Over the last decade it has been reclassified twice, has been the subject of a range of official investigations and scientific ... More

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