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Bombay's People, 1860-98Insolvents in the City

Bombay's People, 1860-98: Insolvents in the City

Asiya Siddiqi

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780199472208
eISBN:
9780199091072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199472208.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Caught in the web of global economic fluctuations, Bombay experienced a cataclysmic financial crisis in the 1860s. Before the crash the city’s economy was heavily dependent on the trade in cotton. By ... More

Burden of HistoryAssam and the Partition--Unresolved Issues

Burden of History: Assam and the Partition--Unresolved Issues

Udayon Misra

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780199478361
eISBN:
9780199090914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199478361.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Political History

The work attempts to show how the shadow of Partition continues to fall over the society and politics of the state of Assam and how issues such as immigration, demographic change, language, and ... More

Crime Control and Everyday Life in the Victorian CityThe Police and the Public

Crime Control and Everyday Life in the Victorian City: The Police and the Public

David Churchill

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198797845
eISBN:
9780191839160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797845.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This book provides the first detailed study of policing and civilian crime control in nineteenth-century England. It provides a sustained, empirically rich critique of existing accounts, which ... More

Feeling ThingsObjects and Emotions through History

Feeling Things: Objects and Emotions through History

Stephanie Downes, Sally Holloway, and Sarah Randles (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198802648
eISBN:
9780191840944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802648.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, European Medieval History

This volume investigates the various interactions of people, feelings, and things throughout pre-modern Europe. The subject of materiality has been gaining interest in recent historical inquiry, ... More

The Imperial Army ProjectBritain and the Land Forces of the Dominions and India, 1902-1945

The Imperial Army Project: Britain and the Land Forces of the Dominions and India, 1902-1945

Douglas E. Delaney

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198704461
eISBN:
9780191773808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198704461.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History, World Modern History

How did British authorities manage to secure the commitment of large dominion and Indian armies that could plan, fight, shoot, communicate, and sustain themselves, in concert with the British Army ... More

Irish vs. YankeesA Social History of the Boston Schools

Irish vs. Yankees: A Social History of the Boston Schools

James W. Sanders

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190681579
eISBN:
9780190681609
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190681579.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, History of Religion

As a social historian, James W. Sanders takes a new look at a critical period in the development of Boston schools. Focusing on the burgeoning Irish Catholic population and framing the discussion ... More

King Sigismund of Poland and Martin LutherThe Reformation before Confessionalization

King Sigismund of Poland and Martin Luther: The Reformation before Confessionalization

Natalia Nowakowska

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198813453
eISBN:
9780191851346
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813453.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This first major study of the early Reformation and Polish monarchy for over a century asks why Crown and church in the reign of King Sigismund I (1506–48) did not persecute Lutherans. It offers a ... More

Languages, scripts, and Chinese texts in East Asia

Languages, scripts, and Chinese texts in East Asia

Peter Francis Kornicki

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198797821
eISBN:
9780191839139
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797821.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book is a wide-ranging study of vernacularization in East Asia, and for this purpose East Asia includes not only China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam but also other societies that no longer exist, ... More

The Lithic GardenNature and the Transformation of the Medieval Church

The Lithic Garden: Nature and the Transformation of the Medieval Church

Mailan S. Doquang

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190631796
eISBN:
9780190631826
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190631796.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This ambitious book offers new perspectives on the role of vegetal ornament in medieval church design. Focusing on an extensive series of foliate friezes articulating iconic French monuments, such as ... More

A Memoir of Pre-Partition PunjabRuchi Ram Sahni, 1863-1948

A Memoir of Pre-Partition Punjab: Ruchi Ram Sahni, 1863-1948

Neera Burra (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780199474004
eISBN:
9780199089864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474004.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

A Memoir of Pre-Partition Punjab is the autobiography of Ruchi Ram Sahni (1863–1948), a social reformer, science educator, and, in later life, an active participant in political affairs. It provides ... More

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