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Tokyo VernacularCommon Spaces, Local Histories, Found Objects

Tokyo Vernacular: Common Spaces, Local Histories, Found Objects

Jordan Sand

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520275669
eISBN:
9780520956988
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275669.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Tokyo Vernacular examines how the megacity Tokyo acquired a historical identity in the late twentieth century. Through political activism in public squares, community movements, local history, urban ... More

Tolerance, Regulation and RescueDishonoured women and abandoned children in Italy, 1300-1800

Tolerance, Regulation and Rescue: Dishonoured women and abandoned children in Italy, 1300-1800

Brian Pullan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784991296
eISBN:
9781526115034
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991296.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book seeks to contribute to Italian social history and to deepen understanding of Catholic charity and social policy in past times. It focuses on two groups of disreputable (or at least ... More

Too Great a Burden to BearThe Struggle and Failure of the Freedmen's Bureau in Texas

Too Great a Burden to Bear: The Struggle and Failure of the Freedmen's Bureau in Texas

Christopher B. Bean

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823268757
eISBN:
9780823271771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268757.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

In its brief seven-year existence, the Freedmen’s Bureau became the epicenter of the debate about Reconstruction. Cognizant of its responsibilities, partisans fiercely debated its necessity. ... More

Totalitarianism and Political ReligionAn Intellectual History

Totalitarianism and Political Religion: An Intellectual History

A. James Gregor

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781305
eISBN:
9780804783682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781305.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The totalitarian systems that arose in the twentieth century presented themselves as secular. Yet, as the author of this book argues, they themselves functioned as religions. The author presents an ... More

The Tour de FranceA Cultural History

The Tour de France: A Cultural History

Christopher Thompson

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520256309
eISBN:
9780520934863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520256309.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In this history of the world's most famous bicycle race, the author tells the story of the Tour de France from its creation in 1903 to the present. Weaving the words of racers, politicians, Tour ... More

Tour of DutySamurai, Military Service in Edo, and the Culture of Early Modern Japan

Tour of Duty: Samurai, Military Service in Edo, and the Culture of Early Modern Japan

Constantine Nomikos Vaporis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832056
eISBN:
9780824868789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832056.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Alternate attendance (sankin kōtai) was one of the central institutions of Edo-period (1603–1868) Japan and one of the most unusual examples of a system of enforced elite mobility in world history. ... More

A Tour of ReconstructionTravel Letters of 1875

A Tour of Reconstruction: Travel Letters of 1875

Anna Dickinson

J. Matthew Gallman, (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813134246
eISBN:
9780813135946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134246.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

During the Civil War, public speaker Anna Elizabeth Dickinson became a national sensation, lecturing on abolitionism, women's rights, and the Union war effort. After the war she remained one of the ... More

Toward a More Perfect UnionVirtue and the Formation of American Republics

Toward a More Perfect Union: Virtue and the Formation of American Republics

Ann Fairfax Withington

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195068351
eISBN:
9780199853984
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068351.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

On the way toward declaring independence, Americans saw themselves as a separate people in the process of birth. In 1774, the First Continental Congress drew up a highly specific code of behaviour ... More

Toward Freedom LandThe Long Struggle for Racial Equality in America

Toward Freedom Land: The Long Struggle for Racial Equality in America

Harvard Sitkoff

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125831
eISBN:
9780813135526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125831.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The ongoing struggle for civil rights and social justice lies at the heart of America's evolving identity. The pursuit of equal rights is often met with social and political trepidation, forcing ... More

Toxic InjusticeA Transnational History of Exposure and Struggle

Toxic Injustice: A Transnational History of Exposure and Struggle

Susanna Rankin Bohme

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520278981
eISBN:
9780520959811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520278981.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

A history of the pesticide DBCP in the United States and Central America, Toxic Injustice explores the production of both health inequalities and resistance in late twentieth- and early ... More

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