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The Wretched AtomAmerica's Global Gamble with Peaceful Nuclear Technology

The Wretched Atom: America's Global Gamble with Peaceful Nuclear Technology

Jacob Darwin Hamblin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197526903
eISBN:
9780197526934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197526903.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History, World Modern History

After the Second World War, the United States offered a new kind of atom that differed from the bombs that destroyed Hiroshima and Nagasaki. This atom would cure diseases, produce new foods, make ... More

Fortress Dark and SternThe Soviet Home Front during World War II

Fortress Dark and Stern: The Soviet Home Front during World War II

Wendy Z. Goldman and Donald Filtzer

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190618414
eISBN:
9780190092672
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190618414.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History, World Modern History

The book tells the story, largely unknown to Western readers, of the Soviet home front during World War II. After Hitler’s invasion in 1941, German troops conquered the heartland of Soviet industry ... More

Newspaper ConfessionsA History of Advice Columns in a Pre-Internet Age

Newspaper Confessions: A History of Advice Columns in a Pre-Internet Age

Julie Golia

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197527788
eISBN:
9780197527818
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197527788.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

Newspaper Confessions chronicles the history of the newspaper advice column, a genre that has shaped Americans’ relationships with media, their experiences with popular therapy, and their virtual ... More

MahjongA Chinese Game and the Making of Modern American Culture

Mahjong: A Chinese Game and the Making of Modern American Culture

Annelise Heinz

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190081799
eISBN:
9780190081829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190081799.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Mahjong: A Chinese Game and the Making of Modern American Culture illustrates how the spaces between tiles and the moments between games have fostered distinct social cultures in the United States. ... More

Paper TrailsThe US Post and the Making of the American West

Paper Trails: The US Post and the Making of the American West

Cameron Blevins

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190053673
eISBN:
9780197550069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190053673.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Paper Trails presents a new history of the American state and its efforts to conquer, occupy, and integrate the western United States between the 1860s and early 1900s. The success of this project ... More

Rethinking American Grand Strategy

Rethinking American Grand Strategy

Elizabeth Borgwardt, Christopher McKnight Nichols, and Andrew Preston (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190695668
eISBN:
9780190093143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695668.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History, American History: 20th Century

What is grand strategy? What does it aim to achieve? And what differentiates it from normal strategic thought—what, in other words, makes it “grand”? In answering these questions, most scholars have ... More

The War Beat, PacificThe American Media at War Against Japan

The War Beat, Pacific: The American Media at War Against Japan

Steven Casey

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190053635
eISBN:
9780190053666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190053635.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Military History

From Pearl Harbor to Hiroshima and Nagasaki, a group of highly courageous correspondents covered America’s war against Japan. Based on a wealth of previously untapped primary sources, War Beat, ... More

God Save the USSRSoviet Muslims and the Second World War

God Save the USSR: Soviet Muslims and the Second World War

Jeff Eden

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190076276
eISBN:
9780190076306
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190076276.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion, World Modern History

God Save the USSR reviews religious life in the Soviet Union during the Second World War and shows how, as the Soviet Red Army was locked in brutal combat against the Nazis, Stalin ended the state’s ... More

Deceitful MediaArtificial Intelligence and Social Life after the Turing Test

Deceitful Media: Artificial Intelligence and Social Life after the Turing Test

Simone Natale

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190080365
eISBN:
9780190080402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190080365.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Artificial intelligence (AI) is often discussed as something extraordinary, a dream—or a nightmare—that awakens metaphysical questions on human life. Yet far from a distant technology of the future, ... More

God's Marshall PlanAmerican Protestants and the Struggle for the Soul of Europe

God's Marshall Plan: American Protestants and the Struggle for the Soul of Europe

James D. Strasburg

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197516447
eISBN:
9780197516478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197516447.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, History of Religion

God’s Marshall Plan explores the origins of Christian nationalism and Christian globalism—two competing theologies of global engagement—in the American Protestant encounter with twentieth-century ... More

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