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Making the Woman WorkerPrecarious Labor and the Fight for Global Standards, 1919-2019

Making the Woman Worker: Precarious Labor and the Fight for Global Standards, 1919-2019

Eileen Boris

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190874629
eISBN:
9780190943707
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190874629.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Social History

Founded in 1919 along with the League of Nations, the International Labor Organization (ILO) establishes labor standards and produces knowledge about the world of work, serving as a forum for ... More

Revolution RekindledThe Writers and Readers of Late Soviet Biography

Revolution Rekindled: The Writers and Readers of Late Soviet Biography

Polly Jones

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198804345
eISBN:
9780191842658
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804345.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

A major late Soviet initiative, the ‘Fiery Revolutionaries’ (Plamennye revoliutsionery) series, was launched to rekindle popular enthusiasm for the revolution, eventually giving rise to over 150 ... More

Smell in Eighteenth-Century EnglandA Social Sense

Smell in Eighteenth-Century England: A Social Sense

William Tullett

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198844136
eISBN:
9780191879760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844136.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

In England during the period between the 1670s and the 1820s a transformation took place in how smell and the senses were viewed. This book traces that transformation. The role of smell in creating ... 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

The Chivalric TurnConduct and Hegemony in Europe before 1300

The Chivalric Turn: Conduct and Hegemony in Europe before 1300

David Crouch

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198782940
eISBN:
9780191826160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198782940.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Social History

This is a book about the medieval obsession with defining and practising superior conduct and the social consequences that followed from it. It is also a book about how historians since the ... More

Hunger in War and PeaceWomen and Children in Germany, 1914-1924

Hunger in War and Peace: Women and Children in Germany, 1914-1924

Mary Elisabeth Cox

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198820116
eISBN:
9780191860171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198820116.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History, Social History

What is the impact of war on non-combatants, particularly women and children? In this innovative analysis of nutritional deprivation among ordinary German citizens during the First World War, Mary ... More

Love, Honour, and JealousyAn Intimate History of the Italian Economic Miracle

Love, Honour, and Jealousy: An Intimate History of the Italian Economic Miracle

Niamh Cullen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198840374
eISBN:
9780191875953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840374.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

This book investigates how the intimate lives of Italians were transformed during the post-war ‘economic miracle’ of the 1950s and 1960s, during which millions of Italians migrated to the cities, ... 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

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