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Crying the NewsA History of America's Newsboys

Crying the News: A History of America's Newsboys

Vincent DiGirolamo

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780195320251
eISBN:
9780190933258
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195320251.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

From the brilliant Benjamin Franklin to the dauntless Ragged Dick and the high-kicking Jack Kelley, hero of the Disney musical Newsies, newsboys have long commanded attention as symbols of struggle ... More

Electric News in Colonial Algeria

Electric News in Colonial Algeria

Arthur Asseraf

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198844044
eISBN:
9780191879999
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844044.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Cultural History

How do the things which connect us divide us at the same time? This book tells a different history of globalization by tracing how news circulated in a divided society: Algeria under French rule in ... More

The French Revolutionary Tradition in Russian and Soviet Politics, Political Thought, and Culture

The French Revolutionary Tradition in Russian and Soviet Politics, Political Thought, and Culture

Jay Bergman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198842705
eISBN:
9780191878619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842705.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History, Cultural History

Because they were Marxists, the Bolsheviks in Russia, both before and after taking power in 1917, believed that the past was prologue: that embedded in history was a Holy Grail, a series of ... More

The Trials of AllegianceTreason, Juries, and the American Revolution

The Trials of Allegiance: Treason, Juries, and the American Revolution

Carlton F.W. Larson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190932749
eISBN:
9780190932770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190932749.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, Cultural History

The Trials of Allegiance examines the law of treason during the American Revolution—a convulsive, violent civil war in which nearly everyone could be considered a traitor, either to Great Britain or ... More

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