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You Must Be from the NorthSouthern White Women in the Memphis Civil Rights Movement

You Must Be from the North: Southern White Women in the Memphis Civil Rights Movement

Kimberly K. Little

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732283
eISBN:
9781604733518
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732283.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

“You must be from the North,” was a common, derogatory reaction to the activities of white women throughout the South, well-meaning wives and mothers who joined together to improve schools or local ... More

The Young Kim PhilbySoviet Spy and British Intelligence Officer

The Young Kim Philby: Soviet Spy and British Intelligence Officer

Edward Harrison

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780859898676
eISBN:
9781781387283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898676.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Kim Philby is perhaps the most notorious traitor in British history and the archetypal spy: ingenious, charming, and deceitful. The reluctance of the British and Russian governments to reveal full ... More

Young Women, Work, and Family in England 1918-1950

Young Women, Work, and Family in England 1918-1950

Selina Todd

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199282753
eISBN:
9780191712494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282753.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book gives an account of young women's lives, challenges, and existing assumptions about working class life and womanhood in England between the end of the First World War and the beginning of ... More

Your Country, My CountryA Unified History of the United States and Canada

Your Country, My Country: A Unified History of the United States and Canada

Robert Bothwell

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780195448801
eISBN:
9780190279660
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195448801.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

Canadians resemble Americans more than any other nation. Canadians struggle with this fact, while Americans generally assume it or ignore it. The resemblance is masked by two different constitutional ... More

Your Friend Forever, A. LincolnThe Enduring Friendship of Abraham Lincoln and Joshua Speed

Your Friend Forever, A. Lincoln: The Enduring Friendship of Abraham Lincoln and Joshua Speed

Charles B. Strozier

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231171328
eISBN:
9780231541305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171328.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

On April 15, 1837, a “long, gawky” Abraham Lincoln walked into Joshua Speed’s dry-goods store in Springfield, Illinois, and asked what it would cost to buy the materials for a bed. Speed said ... More

Youth and AuthorityFormative Experiences in England 1560–1640

Youth and Authority: Formative Experiences in England 1560–1640

Paul Griffiths

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204756
eISBN:
9780191676390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204756.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

It is now well known that there was a separate age of youth in 16th-and 17th-century society (and before), but in much of the writing on this subject, youth has emerged as a passive construct of the ... More

Youth and EmpireTrans-Colonial Childhoods in British and French Asia

Youth and Empire: Trans-Colonial Childhoods in British and French Asia

David M. Pomfret

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804795173
eISBN:
9780804796866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795173.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The book confronts the history of childhood and youth for the light it can shed upon the history of empire more generally. It moves beyond conventional national or imperial frameworks and uses a ... More

Youth and the Welfare State in Weimar Germany

Youth and the Welfare State in Weimar Germany

Elizabeth Harvey

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204145
eISBN:
9780191676123
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204145.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

This is a study of social policy in Weimar Germany. The Weimar Republic gave German youth new social rights and a pledge of generous educational and welfare provision. Public social and welfare ... More

The Youth of ThingsLife and Death in the Age of Kajii Motojiro

The Youth of Things: Life and Death in the Age of Kajii Motojiro

Stephen Dodd

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838409
eISBN:
9780824869670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838409.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

When Kajii Motojirō died from tuberculosis at the age of thirty-one, he had written only twenty short stories. Yet his life and work, it is argued here, sheds light on a significant moment in ... More

Youth Politics in East GermanyThe Free German Youth Movement 1946-1968

Youth Politics in East Germany: The Free German Youth Movement 1946-1968

Alan McDougall

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199276271
eISBN:
9780191706028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276271.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In communist East Germany, young people constituted the social group for whom the ruling authorities had the highest hopes — and in whom they were most frequently and bitterly disappointed. In this ... More

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