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Words of Her OwnWomen Authors in Nineteenth-Century Bengal

Words of Her Own: Women Authors in Nineteenth-Century Bengal

Maroona Murmu

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780199498000
eISBN:
9780199098224
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199498000.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Drawing on a spectrum of genres, such as autobiographies, diaries, didactic tracts, novels and travelogues, this book examines the sociocultural incentives that enabled the emergence of middle-class ... More

One Small CandleThe Story of the Plymouth Puritans and the Beginning of English New England

One Small Candle: The Story of the Plymouth Puritans and the Beginning of English New England

Francis J. Bremer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780197510049
eISBN:
9780197510070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197510049.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, British and Irish Early Modern History

One Small Candle tells how the religious values of the Pilgrims prompted their settlement of the Plymouth Colony and how those values influenced the political, intellectual, and cultural aspect of ... More

GriefThe Biography of a Holocaust Photograph

Grief: The Biography of a Holocaust Photograph

David Shneer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190923815
eISBN:
9780197504611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923815.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In January 1942, Soviet photographers came upon a scene like none they had ever documented. That day, they took pictures of the first liberation of a German mass atrocity site, where an estimated ... More

A Brief History of Āyurveda

A Brief History of Āyurveda

M. R. Raghava Varier

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190121082
eISBN:
9780190992118
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190121082.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

For over two and a half millennia Āyurveda was the mainstream healthcare programme in the Indian subcontinent. However, what was once seen as indispensable, is now often officially described as ... More

The Chemical Philosophy of Robert BoyleMechanicism, Chymical Atoms, and Emergence

The Chemical Philosophy of Robert Boyle: Mechanicism, Chymical Atoms, and Emergence

Marina Paola Banchetti-Robino

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780197502501
eISBN:
9780197502532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197502501.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book examines the way in which Robert Boyle seeks to accommodate his complex chemical philosophy within the framework of a mechanistic theory of matter. More specifically, the book proposes that ... 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

KudankulamThe Story of an Indo-Russian Nuclear Power Plant

Kudankulam: The Story of an Indo-Russian Nuclear Power Plant

Raminder Kaur

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780199498710
eISBN:
9780199099986
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199498710.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

The book tells the many stories that circulate around a nuclear power plant in Kudankulam in the southern peninsular region of Tamil Nadu in India from the late 1980s. The tales are by way of ... More

Rebels in the MakingThe Secession Crisis and the Birth of the Confederacy

Rebels in the Making: The Secession Crisis and the Birth of the Confederacy

William L. Barney

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190076085
eISBN:
9780190076115
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190076085.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Political History

Rebels in the Making narrates and interprets secession in the fifteen slave states in 1860–1861. It is a political history informed by the socioeconomic structures of the South and the varying forms ... More

Stranger DangerFamily Values, Childhood, and the American Carceral State

Stranger Danger: Family Values, Childhood, and the American Carceral State

Paul M. Renfro

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190913984
eISBN:
9780190914011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913984.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

Starting in the late 1970s, a moral panic concerning child kidnapping and exploitation gripped the United States. For many Americans, a series of high-profile cases of missing and murdered children, ... 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

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