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Turkestan and the Rise of Eurasian EmpiresA Study of Politics and Invented Traditions

Turkestan and the Rise of Eurasian Empires: A Study of Politics and Invented Traditions

Ali Anooshahr

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190693565
eISBN:
9780190693596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190693565.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

It has long been known that the origins of the early modern dynasties of the Ottomans, Safavids, Mughals, Mongols, and Shibanids in the sixteenth century go back to “Turco-Mongol” or “Turcophone” war ... More

Devouring JapanGlobal Perspectives on Japanese Culinary Identity

Devouring Japan: Global Perspectives on Japanese Culinary Identity

Nancy K. Stalker (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190240400
eISBN:
9780190240448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190240400.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, Cultural History

In recent years, Japan’s cuisine, or washoku, has been eclipsing that of France as the world’s most desirable food. UNESCO recognized washoku as an intangible cultural treasure in 2013, and Tokyo ... More

Panda NationThe Construction and Conservation of China's Modern Icon

Panda Nation: The Construction and Conservation of China's Modern Icon

E. Elena Songster

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199393671
eISBN:
9780199393701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199393671.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Panda Nation links the emergence of the giant panda as a national symbol to the development of nature protection in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), 1949-present. The panda’s transformation into ... More

Irish vs. YankeesA Social History of the Boston Schools

Irish vs. Yankees: A Social History of the Boston Schools

James W. Sanders

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190681579
eISBN:
9780190681609
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190681579.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, History of Religion

As a social historian, James W. Sanders takes a new look at a critical period in the development of Boston schools. Focusing on the burgeoning Irish Catholic population and framing the discussion ... 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

Mothers of Massive ResistanceWhite Women and the Politics of White Supremacy

Mothers of Massive Resistance: White Women and the Politics of White Supremacy

Elizabeth Gillespie McRae

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190271718
eISBN:
9780190271749
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190271718.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Examining racial segregation from 1920s to the 1970s, this book argues that white segregationist women constituted the grassroots workforce for racial segregation. For decades, they censored ... 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

War, Revolution, and Nation-Making in Lithuania, 1914-1923

War, Revolution, and Nation-Making in Lithuania, 1914-1923

Tomas Balkelis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199668021
eISBN:
9780191801044
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668021.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book explores how war made the Lithuanian state and shaped society from the onset of the Great War in 1914 to the last waves of violence in 1923. As the very notion of an independent Lithuania ... More

Thomas PaineBritain, America, and France in the Age of Enlightenment and Revolution

Thomas Paine: Britain, America, and France in the Age of Enlightenment and Revolution

J. C. D. Clark

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198816997
eISBN:
9780191858666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816997.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, History of Ideas

Thomas Paine (1737–1809) was England’s greatest revolutionary: no other reformer was as actively involved in events of the scale of the American and French Revolutions, and none wrote such ... More

Modern PlayhousesAn Architectural History of Britain's New Theatres, 1945 - 1985

Modern Playhouses: An Architectural History of Britain's New Theatres, 1945 - 1985

Alistair Fair

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198807476
eISBN:
9780191845406
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807476.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, British and Irish Modern History

Between the 1950s and the 1980s, Britain witnessed a theatre-building boom. Across the country, substantial new theatres were constructed in town and city centres, and on university campuses. The ... More

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