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Building Power to Change the WorldThe Political Thought of the German Council Movements

Building Power to Change the World: The Political Thought of the German Council Movements

James Muldoon

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198856627
eISBN:
9780191889806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856627.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The German council movements arose through mass strikes and soldier mutinies towards the end of the First World War. They brought down the German monarchy, founded several short-lived council ... 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

History of Universities Volume XXXIII/2

History of Universities Volume XXXIII/2

Mordechai Feingold and Andrea Sangiacomo (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780192893833
eISBN:
9780191914799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192893833.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book on the history of universities presents new materials and case studies in order to deepen understanding of the role of the academic milieu in the early modern reshaping of natural ... 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

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

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

On Civilization's EdgeA Polish Borderland in the Interwar World

On Civilization's Edge: A Polish Borderland in the Interwar World

Kathryn Ciancia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190067458
eISBN:
9780190067489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190067458.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

In 1918, as Europe’s continental empires were violently replaced with a patchwork of nominally post-imperial nation-states, elites in Poland drew on the global language of civilization to launch an ... More

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

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