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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

Revisiting The Polite and Commercial PeopleEssays in Georgian Politics, Society, and Culture in Honour of Professor Paul Langford

Revisiting The Polite and Commercial People: Essays in Georgian Politics, Society, and Culture in Honour of Professor Paul Langford

Elaine Chalus and Perry Gauci (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198802631
eISBN:
9780191840937
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802631.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

For some time before his death in July 2015, former colleagues and students of Paul Langford had discussed the possibility of organizing a festschrift to celebrate his remarkable contribution to ... More

Married Life in the Middle Ages, 900-1300

Married Life in the Middle Ages, 900-1300

Elisabeth van Houts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198798897
eISBN:
9780191839542
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198798897.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Social History

This book contains an analysis of the experience of married life by men and women in Christian medieval Europe c. 900–1300. The focus will be on the social and emotional life of the married couple ... More

The Struggle of My LifeAutobiography of Swami Sahajanand Saraswati

The Struggle of My Life: Autobiography of Swami Sahajanand Saraswati

Ramchandra Pradhan (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199480364
eISBN:
9780199096565
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199480364.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

The present work, The Struggle of My Life: An Autobiography of Swami Sahajanand Saraswati, is an English translation of Sahajanand’s autobiography, written in Hindi, Mera Jeevan Sangarsh. It carries ... More

A Dream of the FutureRace, Empire, and Modernity at the Atlanta and Nashville World's Fairs

A Dream of the Future: Race, Empire, and Modernity at the Atlanta and Nashville World's Fairs

Nathan Cardon

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190274726
eISBN:
9780190888503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190274726.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Social History

A Dream of the Future examines how southerners at the end of the nineteenth century worked through the major questions facing a nation undergoing profound change. In an age of empire and industry, ... More

The Ties That BindSiblings, Family, and Society in Early Modern England

The Ties That Bind: Siblings, Family, and Society in Early Modern England

Bernard Capp

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198823384
eISBN:
9780191862090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823384.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This book explores an important and neglected dimension of the history of the family in Elizabethan and Stuart England. It demonstrates the importance of sibling relationships, across all levels of ... More

EpidemicsHate and Compassion from the Plague of Athens to AIDS

Epidemics: Hate and Compassion from the Plague of Athens to AIDS

Samuel K. Cohn, Jr.

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198819660
eISBN:
9780191859984
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198819660.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine, Social History

This book challenges a dominant hypothesis in the study of epidemics. From an interdisciplinary array of scholars, a consensus has emerged: invariably, epidemics in past times provoked class hatred, ... More

Gandhi Against Caste

Gandhi Against Caste

Nishikant Kolge

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199474295
eISBN:
9780199091089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474295.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

In 1909, while still in South Africa, Gandhi publicly decried the caste system for its inequalities. Shortly after his return to India though, he spoke of the generally beneficial aspects of caste. ... More

Class, Politics, and the Decline of Deference in England, 1968-2000

Class, Politics, and the Decline of Deference in England, 1968-2000

Florence Sutcliffe-Braithwaite

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198812579
eISBN:
9780191850387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812579.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This book examines class identities and politics in late twentieth-century England. Class remained important to ‘ordinary’ people’s identities and their narratives about social change in this period, ... More

Crime Control and Everyday Life in the Victorian CityThe Police and the Public

Crime Control and Everyday Life in the Victorian City: The Police and the Public

David Churchill

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198797845
eISBN:
9780191839160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797845.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This book provides the first detailed study of policing and civilian crime control in nineteenth-century England. It provides a sustained, empirically rich critique of existing accounts, which ... More

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