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The Arthur Crawford ScandalCorruption, Governance, and Indian Victims

The Arthur Crawford Scandal: Corruption, Governance, and Indian Victims

Michael D. Metelits

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780199498611
eISBN:
9780190991319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199498611.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Political History

The Arthur Crawford Scandal explores how nineteenth century Bombay tried a British official for corruption. The presidency government persuaded Indians, government officials, to testify against the ... More

CapitalismsTowards a Global History

Capitalisms: Towards a Global History

Kaveh Yazdani and Dilip M. Menon (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780199499717
eISBN:
9780199099269
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199499717.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

Conventional accounts often conceive the genesis of capitalism in Europe within the conjunctures of agricultural, commercial, and industrial revolutions. Challenging this widely believed cliché, this ... More

Dealing with DiversityA Study in Contemporary Liberalism

Dealing with Diversity: A Study in Contemporary Liberalism

Domenico Melidoro

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190121136
eISBN:
9780190991272
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190121136.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

The diversity of cultures, religions, and moral values and the ways in which liberalism deals with this plurality is the topic at the centre of this book. The author illustrates, in a critical and ... More

Delhi in Historical Perspectives

Delhi in Historical Perspectives

K. A. Nizami

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190124007
eISBN:
9780190991913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190124007.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, Social History

The fascinating and chequered history of Delhi through the centuries has been a popular subject among authors. Yet, only a few other than K.A. Nizami record in rich detail the cultural, social, ... More

Emotional ArenasLife, Love, and Death in 1870s Italy

Emotional Arenas: Life, Love, and Death in 1870s Italy

Mark Seymour

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198743590
eISBN:
9780191803215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198743590.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, European Modern History

Based on the records of a murder trial that transfixed the nation, this book is a social history of 1870s Italy that develops a new paradigm for the history of emotions - the ‘emotional arena’. The ... More

Great Britain, International Law, and the Evolution of Maritime Strategic Thought, 1856–1914

Great Britain, International Law, and the Evolution of Maritime Strategic Thought, 1856–1914

Gabriela A. Frei

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198859932
eISBN:
9780191892356
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859932.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The book addresses the interaction between international maritime law and maritime strategy in a historical context, arguing that both international law and maritime strategy are based on long-term ... More

Inca ApocalypseThe Spanish Conquest and the Transformation of the Andean World

Inca Apocalypse: The Spanish Conquest and the Transformation of the Andean World

R. Alan Covey

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190299125
eISBN:
9780197508169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190299125.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History, Military History

This book describes a period of several decades during the sixteenth century when conquistadores, Catholic friars, and imperial officials attempted to conquer the Inca Empire and impose Spanish ... More

Inventing the English MassacreAmboyna in History and Memory

Inventing the English Massacre: Amboyna in History and Memory

Alison Games

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780197507735
eISBN:
9780197507766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197507735.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, World Early Modern History

This book explains how a conspiracy trial featuring English, Japanese, and Indo-Portuguese co-conspirators who allegedly plotted against the Dutch East India Company in the Indian Ocean in 1623 ... More

Krishna's PlaygroundVrindavan in the 21st Century

Krishna's Playground: Vrindavan in the 21st Century

John Stratton Hawley

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190123987
eISBN:
9780190991357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190123987.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Many call Vrindavan the spiritual capital of India, for it’s long been recognized as the playground where Krishna spends his eternal youth. Today, however, the world is gobbling it up. Delhi’s sprawl ... More

The Lion's RoarAnagarika Dharmapala and the Making of Modern Buddhism

The Lion's Roar: Anagarika Dharmapala and the Making of Modern Buddhism

Sarath Amunugama

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780199489060
eISBN:
9780199096169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489060.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion, Asian History

Anagarika Dharmapala was one of the most prominent public figures in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Sri Lanka (then known as Ceylon). This book goes into a detailed exploration of ... More

Local Lives, Parallel HistoriesVillagers and Everyday Life in the Divided Germany

Local Lives, Parallel Histories: Villagers and Everyday Life in the Divided Germany

Marcel Thomas

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198856146
eISBN:
9780191889646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856146.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

The division of Germany separated a nation, divided communities, and inevitably shaped the life histories of those growing up in the socialist dictatorship of the East and the liberal democracy of ... More

A Long, Long WayHollywood's Unfinished Journey from Racism to Reconciliation

A Long, Long Way: Hollywood's Unfinished Journey from Racism to Reconciliation

Greg Garrett

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190906252
eISBN:
9780197502549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190906252.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

Hollywood films are perhaps the most powerful storytellers in American history, and their depiction of race and culture has helped to shape the way people around the world respond to race and ... More

The Moment of Liberation in Western EuropePower Struggles and Rebellions, 1943-1948

The Moment of Liberation in Western Europe: Power Struggles and Rebellions, 1943-1948

Gerd-Rainer Horn

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780199587919
eISBN:
9780191880001
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199587919.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

The moment of liberation in Western Europe, 1943-1948, regards the final two years of World War II and the immediate post-liberation period as a moment in twentieth century history, when the shape ... More

Narrative PastsThe Making of a Muslim Community in Gujarat, c. 1400-1650

Narrative Pasts: The Making of a Muslim Community in Gujarat, c. 1400-1650

Jyoti Gulati Balachandran

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190123994
eISBN:
9780190991975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190123994.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, Social History

Narrative Pasts explores the narrative power of texts—genealogical, historical, and biographical—in creating communities. It retrieves the social history of a Muslim community in Gujarat, a region ... More

Poetry of BelongingMuslim Imaginings of India 1850-1950

Poetry of Belonging: Muslim Imaginings of India 1850-1950

Ali Khan Mahmudabad

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190121013
eISBN:
9780190991678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190121013.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This book examines facets of North Indian Muslim identity, c. 1850–1950. It focuses specifically on the role of literature and poetry as the medium through which certain Muslim ‘voices’ articulated, ... More

Rebels, Believers, SurvivorsStudies in the History of the Albanians

Rebels, Believers, Survivors: Studies in the History of the Albanians

Noel Malcolm

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198857297
eISBN:
9780191890185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857297.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Social History

This book of essays covers a wide range of topics in the history of Albania and Kosovo. Many of the essays illuminate connections between the Albanian lands and external powers and interests, whether ... More

Sisterhood and AfterAn Oral History of the UK Women's Liberation Movement, 1968-present

Sisterhood and After: An Oral History of the UK Women's Liberation Movement, 1968-present

Margaretta Jolly

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190658847
eISBN:
9780197525562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190658847.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This ground-breaking history of the UK Women’s Liberation Movement explores the individual and collective memories of women at its heart. Spanning at least two generations and four nations, and ... More

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