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The Chinese LadyAfong Moy in Early America

The Chinese Lady: Afong Moy in Early America

Nancy E. Davis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190645236
eISBN:
9780190937270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190645236.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Cultural History

This book encompasses the life of Afong Moy, the first known Chinese female sojourner in America. Brought to this country by American merchants in 1834, she traveled the country on bound feet as an ... More

Voices of GuinnessAn Oral History of the Park Royal Brewery

Voices of Guinness: An Oral History of the Park Royal Brewery

Tim Strangleman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190645090
eISBN:
9780190937294
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190645090.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

At the Guinness brewery established at Park Royal in West London in the mid-1930s, workers enjoyed a well-paid job for life, one where they could enjoy free meals in silver-service canteens and ... More

Between Heimat and HatredJews and the Right in Germany, 1871-1935

Between Heimat and Hatred: Jews and the Right in Germany, 1871-1935

Philipp Nielsen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190930660
eISBN:
9780190930691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190930660.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This book studies German Jews involved in ventures that were from the beginning, or became increasingly, of the Right. Jewish agricultural settlement, Jews’ participation in the so-called Defense of ... More

Between the Ottomans and the EntenteThe First World War in the Syrian and Lebanese Diaspora, 1908-1925

Between the Ottomans and the Entente: The First World War in the Syrian and Lebanese Diaspora, 1908-1925

Stacy D. Fahrenthold

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190872137
eISBN:
9780190872168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190872137.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History, World Modern History

Between the Ottomans and the Entente is the first social history of the First World War written from the perspective of the Arab diasporas in the United States, Brazil, and Argentina. The war between ... More

Fly Until You DieAn Oral History of Hmong Pilots in the Vietnam War

Fly Until You Die: An Oral History of Hmong Pilots in the Vietnam War

Chia Youyee Vang

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190622145
eISBN:
9780190622176
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190622145.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, Military History

The Vietnam War is the subject of hundreds of scholarly studies, policy reports, memoirs, and literary titles. As America’s longest and most controversial war, it coincided with domestic turmoil in ... More

Mary, Countess of Derby, and the Politics of Victorian Britain

Mary, Countess of Derby, and the Politics of Victorian Britain

Jennifer Davey

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198786252
eISBN:
9780191828614
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786252.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

Lady Mary Derby (1824–1900) occupied a pivotal position in Victorian politics, yet her activities have largely been overlooked or ignored. A Female Politician places Mary back into the political ... More

The EnterprisersThe Politics of School in Early Modern Russia

The Enterprisers: The Politics of School in Early Modern Russia

Igor Fedyukin

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190845001
eISBN:
9780190845032
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190845001.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The Enterprisers traces the emergence of “modern” school in Russia during the reigns of Peter I and his immediate successors, up to the accession of Catherine II. The efforts to “educate” Russia ... More

Planting the CrossCatholic Reform and Renewal in Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century France

Planting the Cross: Catholic Reform and Renewal in Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century France

Barbara B. Diefendorf

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190887025
eISBN:
9780190887056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190887025.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion, European Early Modern History

This book examines how Catholic reformers envisioned and implemented changes to monastic life in late sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century France. Scholars of France’s Catholic Reformation have ... More

Transregional Trade and TradersSituating Gujarat in the Indian Ocean from Early Times to 1900

Transregional Trade and Traders: Situating Gujarat in the Indian Ocean from Early Times to 1900

Edward A. Alpers and Chhaya Goswami (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780199490684
eISBN:
9780199096145
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199490684.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Blessed with numerous safe harbours, accessible ports, and a rich hinterland, Gujarat has been central to the history of Indian Ocean maritime exchange that involved not only goods, but also people ... More

The Politics of PeaceA Global Cold War History

The Politics of Peace: A Global Cold War History

Petra Goedde

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780195370836
eISBN:
9780190936136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195370836.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This study explores the emerging politics of peace, both as an ideal and as a pragmatic aspect of international relations during the early Cold War. By tracing the myriad ways in which a broad ... More

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