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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

Teaching BritainElementary Teachers and the State of the Everyday, 1846-1906

Teaching Britain: Elementary Teachers and the State of the Everyday, 1846-1906

Christopher Bischof

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198833352
eISBN:
9780191871870
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833352.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

Teaching Britain examines teachers as key agents in the production of social knowledge. Teachers claimed intimate knowledge of everyday life among the poor and working class at home and non-white ... More

Love at Last SightDating, Intimacy, and Risk in Turn-of-the-Century Berlin

Love at Last Sight: Dating, Intimacy, and Risk in Turn-of-the-Century Berlin

Tyler Carrington

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190917760
eISBN:
9780190917791
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190917760.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

Love at Last Sight is a history of dating in the modern metropolis. It opens with the seemingly simple question, “How did single people meet and fall in love in new big cities like Berlin at the turn ... More

Slavery and Class in the American SouthA Generation of Slave Narrative Testimony, 1840-1865

Slavery and Class in the American South: A Generation of Slave Narrative Testimony, 1840-1865

William L. Andrews

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190908386
eISBN:
9780190935849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190908386.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Cultural History

In this study of an entire generation of slave narrators, more than sixty mid-nineteenth-century narratives reveal how work, family, skills, and connections made for social and economic differences ... More

Boom CitiesArchitect Planners and the Politics of Radical Urban Renewal in 1960s Britain

Boom Cities: Architect Planners and the Politics of Radical Urban Renewal in 1960s Britain

Otto Saumarez Smith

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198836407
eISBN:
9780191873676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836407.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

Boom Cities: Architect-Planners and the Politics of Radical Urban Renewal in 1960s Britain is the first published history of the profound transformations of British city centres in the 1960s. It ... More

A Political History of LiteratureVidyapati and the Fifteenth Century

A Political History of Literature: Vidyapati and the Fifteenth Century

Pankaj Jha

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780199489558
eISBN:
9780199095360
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489558.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Cultural History

Vidyapati was a poet and a scholar who lived in the fifteenth century north Bihar and composed nearly a dozen texts on varied themes in three languages. The book focuses on three of Vidyapati’s ... More

The Voices of NimesWomen, Sex, and Marriage in Reformation Languedoc

The Voices of Nimes: Women, Sex, and Marriage in Reformation Languedoc

Suzannah Lipscomb

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198797661
eISBN:
9780191839030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797661.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

Sixteenth- and seventeenth-century women of the middling and lower levels of society left no letters or diaries. Criminal courts and magistrates kept few records of their testimonies, and no ... More

Enemy Number OneThe United States of America in Soviet Ideology and Propaganda, 1945-1959

Enemy Number One: The United States of America in Soviet Ideology and Propaganda, 1945-1959

Rósa Magnúsdóttir

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190681463
eISBN:
9780190681494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190681463.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, European Modern History

Enemy Number One tells the story of Soviet propaganda and ideology toward the United States during the early Cold War. From Stalin’s anti-American campaign to Khrushchev’s peaceful coexistence, this ... More

The Nostalgic ImaginationHistory in English Criticism

The Nostalgic Imagination: History in English Criticism

Stefan Collini

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198800170
eISBN:
9780191839986
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198800170.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This unusual book explores the historical assumptions at work in the style of literary criticism that came to dominate English studies in the twentieth century. Stefan Collini shows how the work of ... More

The Game of Love in Georgian EnglandCourtship, Emotions, and Material Culture

The Game of Love in Georgian England: Courtship, Emotions, and Material Culture

Sally Holloway

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198823070
eISBN:
9780191861864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823070.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, British and Irish Modern History

Courtship in Georgian England was a decisive moment in the life cycle, imagined as a tactical game, an invigorating sport, and perilous journey across a turbulent sea. This book brings to life the ... More

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