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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

Schooling DiasporaWomen, Education, and the Overseas Chinese in British Malaya and Singapore, 1850s-1960s

Schooling Diaspora: Women, Education, and the Overseas Chinese in British Malaya and Singapore, 1850s-1960s

Karen M. Teoh

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190495619
eISBN:
9780190495640
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190495619.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Schooling Diaspora relates the previously untold story of female education and the overseas Chinese in British Malaya and Singapore, traversing more than a century of British imperialism, Chinese ... More

Public vs. PrivateThe Early History of School Choice in America

Public vs. Private: The Early History of School Choice in America

Robert N. Gross

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190644574
eISBN:
9780190644604
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190644574.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Americans today choose from a dizzying array of schools, loosely lumped into categories of “public” and “private.” How did these distinctions emerge in the first place, and what do they tell us about ... More

Litigating Across the Color LineCivil Cases Between Black and White Southerners from the End of Slavery to Civil Rights

Litigating Across the Color Line: Civil Cases Between Black and White Southerners from the End of Slavery to Civil Rights

Melissa Milewski

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190249182
eISBN:
9780190249212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190249182.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

From 1865 to 1950, when the financial futures of their families were on the line, black litigants throughout the South took on white southerners in civil suits. In almost a thousand civil cases ... More

If the Walls Could SpeakInside a Women's Prison in Communist Poland

If the Walls Could Speak: Inside a Women's Prison in Communist Poland

Anna Müller

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190499860
eISBN:
9780190499891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190499860.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book is a collective history about imprisoned women in post-1945 Poland. It focuses on how these women adapted to confinement and remade their lives in a prison cell through words during ... More

The Sinews of Habsburg PowerLower Austria in a Fiscal-Military State 1650-1820

The Sinews of Habsburg Power: Lower Austria in a Fiscal-Military State 1650-1820

William D. Godsey

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198809395
eISBN:
9780191846793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809395.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book explores the domestic foundations of the immense growth of central European Habsburg power from the rise of a permanent standing army after the Thirty Years War to the end of the Napoleonic ... More

The English People at War in the Age of Henry VIII

The English People at War in the Age of Henry VIII

Steven Gunn

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198802860
eISBN:
9780191841323
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802860.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Henry VIII fought many wars, against the French and Scots, against rebels in England and the Gaelic lords of Ireland, even against his traditional allies in the Low Countries. But how much did they ... 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

Concubines and CourtesansWomen and Slavery in Islamic History

Concubines and Courtesans: Women and Slavery in Islamic History

Matthew S. Gordon and Kathryn A. Hain (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190622183
eISBN:
9780190622213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190622183.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History, World Medieval History

Concubines and Courtesans: Women and Slavery in Islamic History contains 16 essays that consider, from a variety of viewpoints, enslaved and freed women across medieval and premodern Islamic social ... More

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