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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

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

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

A Long, Long WayHollywood's Unfinished Journey from Racism to Reconciliation

A Long, Long Way: Hollywood's Unfinished Journey from Racism to Reconciliation

Greg Garrett

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190906252
eISBN:
9780197502549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190906252.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

Hollywood films are perhaps the most powerful storytellers in American history, and their depiction of race and culture has helped to shape the way people around the world respond to race and ... More

Rebels, Believers, SurvivorsStudies in the History of the Albanians

Rebels, Believers, Survivors: Studies in the History of the Albanians

Noel Malcolm

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198857297
eISBN:
9780191890185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857297.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Social History

This book of essays covers a wide range of topics in the history of Albania and Kosovo. Many of the essays illuminate connections between the Albanian lands and external powers and interests, whether ... More

Engineering AmericaThe Life and Times of John A. Roebling

Engineering America: The Life and Times of John A. Roebling

Richard Haw

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190663902
eISBN:
9780190092870
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190663902.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

John Roebling was one of the nineteenth century’s most brilliant engineers, ingenious inventors, successful manufacturers, and fascinating personalities. Raised in a German backwater amid the ... More

Steeped in the Blood of RacismBlack Power, Law and Order, and the 1970 Shootings at Jackson State College

Steeped in the Blood of Racism: Black Power, Law and Order, and the 1970 Shootings at Jackson State College

Nancy K. Bristow

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190215378
eISBN:
9780190092115
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190215378.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book recounts the death of two young African Americans, Phillip Gibbs and James Earl Green and the wounding of twelve others when white police and highway patrolmen opened fire on students in ... More

Delhi in Historical Perspectives

Delhi in Historical Perspectives

K. A. Nizami

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190124007
eISBN:
9780190991913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190124007.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, Social History

The fascinating and chequered history of Delhi through the centuries has been a popular subject among authors. Yet, only a few other than K.A. Nizami record in rich detail the cultural, social, ... More

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