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Words of Her OwnWomen Authors in Nineteenth-Century Bengal

Words of Her Own: Women Authors in Nineteenth-Century Bengal

Maroona Murmu

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780199498000
eISBN:
9780199098224
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199498000.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Drawing on a spectrum of genres, such as autobiographies, diaries, didactic tracts, novels and travelogues, this book examines the sociocultural incentives that enabled the emergence of middle-class ... More

GriefThe Biography of a Holocaust Photograph

Grief: The Biography of a Holocaust Photograph

David Shneer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190923815
eISBN:
9780197504611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923815.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In January 1942, Soviet photographers came upon a scene like none they had ever documented. That day, they took pictures of the first liberation of a German mass atrocity site, where an estimated ... More

The Property SpeciesMine, Yours, and the Human Mind

The Property Species: Mine, Yours, and the Human Mind

Bart J. Wilson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190936785
eISBN:
9780190936822
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190936785.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics, Economic History

What is property, and why does our species happen to have it? The Property Species explores how Homo sapiens acquires, perceives, and knows the custom of property, and why it might be relevant for ... More

Witnessing Whiteness

Witnessing Whiteness

Kristopher Norris

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190055813
eISBN:
9780190055844
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190055813.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Witnessing Whiteness analyzes the current racial climate of American Christianity and argues for a new ethics of responsibility to confront white supremacy. Examining the current manifestations of ... More

Things Come TogetherAfricans Achieving Greatness in the Twenty-First Century

Things Come Together: Africans Achieving Greatness in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190942540
eISBN:
9780190942571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190942540.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

Africa was falling apart. But now it is coming together, and Africa and Africans are achieving greatness. The twenty-first century is significant for every African. In Things Come Together, Robert ... More

The Drone AgeHow Drone Technology Will Change War and Peace

The Drone Age: How Drone Technology Will Change War and Peace

Michael J. Boyle

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190635862
eISBN:
9780197501788
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190635862.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book explores how the unique features of drone technology alter the strategic choices of governments and non-state actors alike by transforming their risk calculations and expanding their goals ... More

Inca ApocalypseThe Spanish Conquest and the Transformation of the Andean World

Inca Apocalypse: The Spanish Conquest and the Transformation of the Andean World

R. Alan Covey

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190299125
eISBN:
9780197508169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190299125.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History, Military History

This book describes a period of several decades during the sixteenth century when conquistadores, Catholic friars, and imperial officials attempted to conquer the Inca Empire and impose Spanish ... More

Ending Midlife BiasNew Values for Old Age

Ending Midlife Bias: New Values for Old Age

Nancy S. Jecker

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190949075
eISBN:
9780190949105
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190949075.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

We live at a time when human lifespans have increased like never before. As average lifespans stretch to new lengths, how does this impact the values we hold most dear? Do these values change over ... More

Rebels in the MakingThe Secession Crisis and the Birth of the Confederacy

Rebels in the Making: The Secession Crisis and the Birth of the Confederacy

William L. Barney

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190076085
eISBN:
9780190076115
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190076085.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Political History

Rebels in the Making narrates and interprets secession in the fifteen slave states in 1860–1861. It is a political history informed by the socioeconomic structures of the South and the varying forms ... More

Stranger DangerFamily Values, Childhood, and the American Carceral State

Stranger Danger: Family Values, Childhood, and the American Carceral State

Paul M. Renfro

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190913984
eISBN:
9780190914011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913984.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

Starting in the late 1970s, a moral panic concerning child kidnapping and exploitation gripped the United States. For many Americans, a series of high-profile cases of missing and murdered children, ... More

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