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1652The Cardinal, the Prince, and the Crisis of the 'Fronde'

1652: The Cardinal, the Prince, and the Crisis of the 'Fronde'

David Parrott

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198797463
eISBN:
9780191838828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797463.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Military History

This book offers a re-evaluation of the last year of the Fronde—the political upheaval between 1648 and 1652—in the making of seventeenth-century France. In late December 1651 cardinal Mazarin defied ... More

American Writers and World War I

American Writers and World War I

David A. Rennie

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198858812
eISBN:
9780191890918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858812.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Recent scholarship has uncovered a spectrum of sociopolitical categories of World War I experience represented in American literature. American Writers and World War I resituates this collective ... More

The Arts of DisruptionAllegory and Piers Plowman

The Arts of Disruption: Allegory and Piers Plowman

Nicolette Zeeman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198860242
eISBN:
9780191892431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198860242.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The Arts of Disruption offers a series of new readings of the allegorical poem Piers Plowman: but it is also a book about allegory. It argues not just that there are distinctively disruptive ‘arts’ ... More

Ask the ExpertsHow Ford, Rockefeller, and the NEA Changed American Music

Ask the Experts: How Ford, Rockefeller, and the NEA Changed American Music

Michael Sy Uy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197510445
eISBN:
9780197510476
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197510445.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

From the end of World War II through the U.S. Bicentennial, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the Ford Foundation granted close to $300 million (approximately $2.3 ... More

Banking on FailureCum-Ex and Why and How Banks Game the System

Banking on Failure: Cum-Ex and Why and How Banks Game the System

Richard S Collier

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198859673
eISBN:
9780191892035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859673.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Public and Welfare

This book seeks to explain why and how banks ‘game the system’. More specifically, its objective is to account for why banks are so often involved in cases of misconduct and why those cases often ... More

The Battle of the ClassicsHow a Nineteenth-Century Debate Can Save the Humanities Today

The Battle of the Classics: How a Nineteenth-Century Debate Can Save the Humanities Today

Eric Adler

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197518786
eISBN:
9780197518816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197518786.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Battle of the Classics criticizes contemporary apologetics for the humanities and presents a historically informed case for a decidedly different approach to rescuing the humanistic disciplines ... More

The Birth of Modern Political SatireRomeyn de Hooghe and the Glorious Revolution

The Birth of Modern Political Satire: Romeyn de Hooghe and the Glorious Revolution

Meredith McNeill Hale

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198836261
eISBN:
9780191873539
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836261.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book documents one of the most important moments in the history of printed political imagery, when the political print became what we would recognize as modern political satire. Contrary to ... More

Brahms's Violin SonatasStyle, Structure, Performance

Brahms's Violin Sonatas: Style, Structure, Performance

Joel Lester

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190087036
eISBN:
9780190087043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190087036.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, History, Western

Brahms’s Violin Sonatas: Style, Structure, and Performance is a companion volume to Joel Lester’s award-winning 1999 study Bach’s Works for Solo Violin: Style, Structure, and Performance. Using a ... More

British GodsReligion in Modern Britain

British Gods: Religion in Modern Britain

Steve Bruce

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198854111
eISBN:
9780191888465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854111.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The product of a forty-year career of sociological research, British Gods is a comprehensive survey of contemporary Britain’s faith climate. Bruce has returned to a number of towns and villages that ... More

The BundahišnThe Zoroastrian Book of Creation

The Bundahišn: The Zoroastrian Book of Creation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190879044
eISBN:
9780190879075
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190879044.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The Bundahišn, meaning primal or foundational creation, is the central Zoroastrian account of creation, cosmology, and eschatology and one of the most important of the surviving testaments to ... More

Capitalism's Sexual History

Capitalism's Sexual History

Nicola J. Smith

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197530276
eISBN:
9780197530306
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197530276.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

What is the relationship between capitalism and sexuality, and why are they so often assumed to be antithetical? The book interrogates these questions by bringing together insights from two fields ... More

Catholicity and the Covenant of WorksJames Ussher and the Reformed Tradition

Catholicity and the Covenant of Works: James Ussher and the Reformed Tradition

Harrison Perkins

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197514184
eISBN:
9780197514214
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197514184.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

This book analyzes James Ussher’s doctrine of the covenant of works and argues that he composed his view by interacting with the broad Christian tradition, used it to integrate his theology, and ... More

Celestial TapestryThe Warp and Weft of Art and Mathematics

Celestial Tapestry: The Warp and Weft of Art and Mathematics

Nicholas Mee

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198851950
eISBN:
9780191886690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851950.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Celestial Tapestry places mathematics within a vibrant cultural and historical context, highlighting links to the visual arts and design, and broader areas of artistic creativity. Threads are woven ... More

Child Composers in the Old ConservatoriesHow Orphans Became Elite Musicians

Child Composers in the Old Conservatories: How Orphans Became Elite Musicians

Robert O. Gjerdingen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190653590
eISBN:
9780190653620
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190653590.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

The original music conservatories were orphanages. Through innovative teaching methods the masters of these old institutions were able to transform poor and often illiterate castoffs into elite ... More

China from the Ruins of Athens and RomeClassics, Sinology, and Romanticism, 1793-1938

China from the Ruins of Athens and Rome: Classics, Sinology, and Romanticism, 1793-1938

Chris Murray

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198767015
eISBN:
9780191821240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198767015.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Fascinated and often baffled by China, Anglophone writers turned to classics for answers. In poetry, essays, and travel narratives, ancient Greece and Rome lent interpretative paradigms and narrative ... More

Choreographing in ColorFilipinos, Hip-Hop, and the Cultural Politics of Euphemism

Choreographing in Color: Filipinos, Hip-Hop, and the Cultural Politics of Euphemism

J. Lorenzo Perillo

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190054274
eISBN:
9780190054311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190054274.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

In Choreographing in Color, J. Lorenzo Perillo investigates the development of Filipino popular dance and performance since the late 20th century. Drawing from nearly two decades of ethnography, ... More

The Churchill Myths

The Churchill Myths

Steven Fielding, Bill Schwarz, and Richard Toye

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198851967
eISBN:
9780191890086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851967.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This is not yet another biography of Winston Churchill. It is instead an innovative study of how and why we think what we do about the figure we call ‘Winston Churchill’—and how generations of ... More

Collaborating for ChangeTransforming Cultures to End Gender-Based Violence in Higher Education

Collaborating for Change: Transforming Cultures to End Gender-Based Violence in Higher Education

Susan Marine and Ruth Lewis (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190071820
eISBN:
9780190071851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190071820.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

In the midst of unprecedented attention to gender-based violence (GBV) globally, prompted in part by the #MeToo movement, this book provides a new analysis of how higher education cultures can be ... More

The Common School AwakeningReligion and the Transatlantic Roots of American Public Education

The Common School Awakening: Religion and the Transatlantic Roots of American Public Education

David Komline

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190085155
eISBN:
9780190085186
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190085155.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, History of Christianity

A statue of Horace Mann, erected in front of the Boston state house in 1863, declares him the “Father of the American Public School System.” For over a century and a half, most narratives about early ... More

Constitutional Change in the Contemporary Socialist World

Constitutional Change in the Contemporary Socialist World

Ngoc Son Bui

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198851349
eISBN:
9780191885969
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851349.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book explores and explains how and why the five current socialist countries (China, Cuba, Laos, North Korea, and Vietnam) have changed their constitutions since the fall of the Cold War and the ... More

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