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Psyche and Soul in AmericaThe Spiritual Odyssey of Rollo May

Psyche and Soul in America: The Spiritual Odyssey of Rollo May

Robert H. Abzug

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780199754373
eISBN:
9780197512944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199754373.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, History of Religion

Rollo May (1909‒1994), internationally known psychologist and popular philosopher, came from modest roots in the small town Protestant Midwest intending to do “religious work” but eventually became a ... More

Mutating GoddessesBengal's Laukika Hinduism and Gender Rights

Mutating Goddesses: Bengal's Laukika Hinduism and Gender Rights

Saswati Sengupta

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190124106
eISBN:
9780190993269
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190124106.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

It is an enduring contradiction that Hindus revere their goddesses but their society is dominated by Brahmanical patriarchy. Although we assume that the worship of goddesses implies the celebration ... More

The Making of the American Creative ClassNew York's Culture Workers and Twentieth-Century Consumer Capitalism

The Making of the American Creative Class: New York's Culture Workers and Twentieth-Century Consumer Capitalism

Shannan Clark

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199731626
eISBN:
9780190941451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199731626.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

During most of the twentieth century, the production of America’s consumer culture was centralized in New York to an extent unparalleled in the history of the modern United States. Within a few ... More

The Making of a TerroristAlexandre Rousselin and the French Revolution

The Making of a Terrorist: Alexandre Rousselin and the French Revolution

Jeff Horn

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780197529928
eISBN:
9780197529959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197529928.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

Alexandre Rousselin biography explores how the French Revolution inspired an educated Parisian to become a terrorist and then spent the next forty-five years dealing with the consequences of his ... More

EnthusiasmEmotional Practices of Conviction in Modern Germany

Enthusiasm: Emotional Practices of Conviction in Modern Germany

Monique Scheer

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198863595
eISBN:
9780191895975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863595.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, European Modern History

Enthusiasm seeks to contribute to a culturally and historically nuanced understanding of how emotions secure and ratify the truth of convictions. More than just pure affective intensity, enthusiasm ... More

The Last GhettoAn Everyday History of Theresienstadt

The Last Ghetto: An Everyday History of Theresienstadt

Anna Hájková

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190051778
eISBN:
9780190051808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190051778.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Last Ghetto is the first in-depth, analytical history of a prisoner society during the Holocaust. Terezín (Theresienstadt in German) was operated by the Nazis between November 1941 and May 1945 ... More

Print and the Urdu PublicMuslims, Newspapers, and Urban Life in Colonial India

Print and the Urdu Public: Muslims, Newspapers, and Urban Life in Colonial India

Megan Eaton Robb

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190089375
eISBN:
9780190089405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190089375.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, History of Religion

In early twentieth-century British India, prior to the arrival of digital medias and after the rise of nationalist political movements, a small-town paper from the margins became a key node for an ... More

Curing Madness?A Social and Cultural History of Insanity in Colonial North India, 1800-1950s

Curing Madness?: A Social and Cultural History of Insanity in Colonial North India, 1800-1950s

Shilpi Rajpal

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190128012
eISBN:
9780190993337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190128012.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Curing Madness? focuses on the institutional and non-institutional histories of madness in colonial north India. ‘Madness’ and ‘cure’ are explored as shifting categories which travelled across ... More

Hybrid HateJews, Blacks, and the Question of Race

Hybrid Hate: Jews, Blacks, and the Question of Race

Tudor Parfitt

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190083335
eISBN:
9780190083366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190083335.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

The study of Western racism has tended to concentrate on either the hatred and murder of Jews or the hatred and enslavement of black people. As chief objects of racism Jews and blacks have been ... More

Calculating RaceRacial Discrimination in Risk Assessment

Calculating Race: Racial Discrimination in Risk Assessment

Benjamin Wiggins

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197504000
eISBN:
9780197504031
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197504000.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

Calculating Race: Racial Discrimination in Risk Assessment presents the historical relationship between statistical risk assessment and race in the United States. It illustrates how, through a ... More

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