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Voices from the Peace CorpsFifty Years of Kentucky Volunteers

Voices from the Peace Corps: Fifty Years of Kentucky Volunteers

Angene Wilson and Jack Wilson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129754
eISBN:
9780813135687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129754.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

President John F. Kennedy established the Peace Corps on March 1, 1961. In the fifty years since, nearly 200,000 Americans have served in 139 countries, providing technical assistance, promoting a ... More

Voices from TibetSelected Essays and Reportage

Voices from Tibet: Selected Essays and Reportage

Tsering Woeser and Lixiong Wang

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9789888208111
eISBN:
9789888268191
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208111.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Tsering Woeser and Wang Lixiong are widely regarded as the most eloquent, insightful writers on contemporary Tibet. Their reportage on the economic exploitation, environmental degradation, cultural ... More

Voices of ConscienceRoyal Confessors and Political Counsel in Seventeenth-Century Spain and France

Voices of Conscience: Royal Confessors and Political Counsel in Seventeenth-Century Spain and France

Nicole Reinhardt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198703686
eISBN:
9780191772856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703686.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

This study analyses how the link between politics and conscience was articulated and shaped by confessors as counsellors to monarchs throughout the seventeenth century. Against the backdrop of the ... More

Voices of the Enslaved in Nineteenth-Century CubaA Documentary History

Voices of the Enslaved in Nineteenth-Century Cuba: A Documentary History

Gloria Garcia Rodriguez

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832189
eISBN:
9781469602660
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877678_garcia_rodriguez
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Putting the voices of the enslaved front and center, this study presents an overview of African slavery in Cuba and its relationship to the plantation system that was the economic center of the New ... More

The Voyage of the Slave Ship HareA Journey into Captivity from Sierra Leone to South Carolina

The Voyage of the Slave Ship Hare: A Journey into Captivity from Sierra Leone to South Carolina

Sean M. Kelley

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627687
eISBN:
9781469627700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627687.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

From late 1754 to early 1755, the slave ship Hare completed a journey from Newport, Rhode Island, to Sierra Leone, and back to the United States—a journey which transformed over seventy Africans into ... More

W. E. B. Du Bois and The Souls of Black Folk

W. E. B. Du Bois and The Souls of Black Folk

Stephanie J. Shaw

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807838730
eISBN:
9781469612676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469609676_Shaw
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book brings a new understanding to one of the great documents of American and black history. While most scholarly discussions of The Souls of Black Folk focus on the veils, the color line, ... More

The Waffen-SSA European History

The Waffen-SS: A European History

Jochen Böhler and Robert Gerwarth (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198790556
eISBN:
9780191831850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790556.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This is the first systematic pan-European study on the hundreds of thousands of non-German citizens who fought—either voluntarily or under different kinds of pressures—for the Waffen-SS (or auxiliary ... More

Waking from the DreamMexico's Middle Classes after 1968

Waking from the Dream: Mexico's Middle Classes after 1968

Louise E. Walker

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781510
eISBN:
9780804784573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781510.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

When the postwar boom began to dissipate in the late 1960s, Mexico's middle classes awoke to a new, economically terrifying world. And following massacres of students at peaceful protests in 1968 and ... More

Wales and the Britons, 350-1064

Wales and the Britons, 350-1064

T. M. Charles-Edwards

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198217312
eISBN:
9780191744778
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217312.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This is a history of the Welsh in the centuries in which Wales acquired the shape it was to retain until the present day. In 350 what is now Wales was just one part of Roman Britain: contemporaries ... More

Wales since 1939

Wales since 1939

Martin Johnes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719086663
eISBN:
9781781705988
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086663.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book is the first overview of Wales in the period from the Second World War to the early years of devolution. Drawing upon in-depth research, it offers an incisive account of an important phase ... More

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