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When Gossips MeetWomen, Family, and Neighbourhood in Early Modern England

When Gossips Meet: Women, Family, and Neighbourhood in Early Modern England

Bernard Capp

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199255986
eISBN:
9780191719592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255986.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This book explores how women of the poorer and middling sorts in early modern England negotiated a patriarchal culture in which they were generally excluded, marginalized, or subordinated. It focuses ... More

When Stone Walls CryThe Nehrus in Prison

When Stone Walls Cry: The Nehrus in Prison

Mushirul Hasan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199466894
eISBN:
9780199087396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466894.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Millions in India have long been obsessed with the vicissitudes of the Nehru–Gandhi family’s fate. Inextricably linked to the ups and downs of their lives was the future of the nation itself. It was ... More

Who Chooses?American Reproductive History since 1830

Who Chooses?: American Reproductive History since 1830

Simone M. Caron

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031996
eISBN:
9780813039220
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031996.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In 1860, the American Medical Association launched a campaign to convince state legislatures to prohibit abortions. Until 1973's Roe v. Wade, abortion was often seen as a crime. This book analyzes ... More

William BeveridgeA Biography

William Beveridge: A Biography

Jose Harris

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206859
eISBN:
9780191677335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206859.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This new and revised edition of this text remains the only documented biography of the most influential social reformer of the 20th century. In Britain and Europe the Beveridge Plan of 1942 is still ... More

Wiring the NationTelecommunication, Newspaper-Reportage, and Nation Building in British India, 1850-1930

Wiring the Nation: Telecommunication, Newspaper-Reportage, and Nation Building in British India, 1850-1930

Michael Mann

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199472178
eISBN:
9780199088843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199472178.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

So far, the history of telegraphy has been written from a technological perspective and, as a result, as a history of Western progress and modernity. In contrast, this book focuses on the social, ... More

Witchcraft and its Transformations c.1650–c.1750

Witchcraft and its Transformations c.1650–c.1750

Ian Bostridge

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206538
eISBN:
9780191677205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206538.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This book is about the significance of witchcraft in English public life (c.1650–c.1750), and deals with contemporary opinion regarding its theological, philosophical, and legal dimensions. The book ... More

Within WallsPrivate Life in the German Democratic Republic

Within Walls: Private Life in the German Democratic Republic

Paul Betts

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199208845
eISBN:
9780191594755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208845.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History, Economic History

Private life in the German Democratic Republic is often seen as having been virtually non-existent, simply another East German commodity forever in short supply. In part this had to do with the ... More

Women and the Labour Movement in Scotland 1850–1914

Women and the Labour Movement in Scotland 1850–1914

Eleanor Gordon

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201434
eISBN:
9780191674884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201434.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This is a study of working women in Scotland in the period 1850–1914. In a scholarly analysis, based on a wide range of contemporary sources, the book uncovers the patterns of women's employment, ... More

Women in Early Modern England 1550–1720

Women in Early Modern England 1550–1720

Sara Mendelson and Patricia Crawford

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201243
eISBN:
9780191674846
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201243.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This book provides a survey of life as it was experienced by most Englishwomen during the 16th and 17th centuries. The book examines virtually all aspects of women's lives: female life-stages from ... More

Women, Credit, and Debt In Early Modern Scotland

Women, Credit, and Debt In Early Modern Scotland

Cathryn Spence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781784992538
eISBN:
9781526104182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992538.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This text provides the first full-length consideration of women’s economic roles in early modern Scottish towns. Drawing on tens of thousands of cases entered into burgh court litigation between 1560 ... More

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