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The Greening of AntarcticaAssembling an International Environment

The Greening of Antarctica: Assembling an International Environment

Alessandro Antonello

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190907174
eISBN:
9780190907204
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190907174.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

The Greening of Antarctica investigates the development of an international regime of environmental protection and management for Antarctica between the signing of the Antarctic Treaty in 1959 and ... 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

At Nature's EdgeThe Global Present and Long-term History

At Nature's Edge: The Global Present and Long-term History

Gunnel Cederlöf and Mahesh Rangarajan (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780199489077
eISBN:
9780199093908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489077.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In an epoch when environmental issues make the headlines, this is a work that goes beyond the everyday. Ecologies as diverse as the Himalayas and the Indian Ocean coast, the Negev desert and the ... More

The Future of the WorldFuturology, Futurists, and the Struggle for the Post Cold War Imagination

The Future of the World: Futurology, Futurists, and the Struggle for the Post Cold War Imagination

Jenny Andersson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198814337
eISBN:
9780191851919
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814337.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The book is devoted to the intriguing post-war activity called—with different terms—futurism, futurology, future research, or futures studies. It seeks to understand how futurists and futurologists ... More

Religion as ResistanceNegotiating Authority in Italian Libya

Religion as Resistance: Negotiating Authority in Italian Libya

Eileen Ryan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190673796
eISBN:
9780190673826
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673796.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, World Modern History

During the Italian occupation of Libya, debates over where Italy should be on the continuum between coercion and collaboration in colonial rule often reflected contentious battles over religious ... More

Dance in ChainsImprisonment in the Modern World

Dance in Chains: Imprisonment in the Modern World

Padraic Kenney

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780199375745
eISBN:
9780190840075
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199375745.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, European Modern History

The political prisoner is a creation of the modern era, in which states deploy police, courts, and prisons against organized opposition movements. Dance in Chains traces the history of political ... More

The Imperial Army ProjectBritain and the Land Forces of the Dominions and India, 1902-1945

The Imperial Army Project: Britain and the Land Forces of the Dominions and India, 1902-1945

Douglas E. Delaney

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198704461
eISBN:
9780191773808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198704461.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History, World Modern History

How did British authorities manage to secure the commitment of large dominion and Indian armies that could plan, fight, shoot, communicate, and sustain themselves, in concert with the British Army ... More

Beyond the Arab Cold WarThe International History of the Yemen Civil War, 1962-68

Beyond the Arab Cold War: The International History of the Yemen Civil War, 1962-68

Asher Orkaby

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190618445
eISBN:
9780190618476
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190618445.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History, World Modern History

Beyond the Arab Cold War brings the Yemen Civil War (1962–68) to the forefront of modern Middle East history, in a comprehensive account that features multilingual and multinational archives and oral ... More

International Women's YearThe Greatest Consciousness-Raising Event in History

International Women's Year: The Greatest Consciousness-Raising Event in History

Jocelyn Olcott

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780195327687
eISBN:
9780199344833
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195327687.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, American History: 20th Century

In June 1975, thousands of people converged on Mexico City for the United Nations (UN) conference celebrating International Women’s Year (IWY), the first of four UN women’s conferences that would ... More

The Politics of ReproductionRace, Medicine, and Fertility in the Age of Abolition

The Politics of Reproduction: Race, Medicine, and Fertility in the Age of Abolition

Katherine Paugh

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198789789
eISBN:
9780191831478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789789.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History, World Modern History

This book examines the history and politics of childbearing in the British Empire during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. British politicians became increasingly concerned to ... More

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