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Walker's Appeal, in Four ArticlesTogether with a Preamble, to the Coloured Citizens of the World, but in Particular, and Very Expressly, to Those of the United States of America

Walker's Appeal, in Four Articles: Together with a Preamble, to the Coloured Citizens of the World, but in Particular, and Very Expressly, to Those of the United States of America

David Walker

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807869475
eISBN:
9781469602820
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869482_walker
Subject:
History, African-American History

First published in 1829, this book called on slaves to rise up and free themselves. The two subsequent versions of this document (including the reprinted 1830 edition published shortly before ... More

Walking CorpsesLeprosy in Byzantium and the Medieval West

Walking Corpses: Leprosy in Byzantium and the Medieval West

Timothy S. Miller and John W. Nesbitt

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451355
eISBN:
9780801470776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451355.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Leprosy has afflicted humans for thousands of years. It wasn't until the twelfth century, however, that the dreaded disease entered the collective psyche of Western society, thanks to a frightening ... More

Walking Macao, Reading the Baroque

Walking Macao, Reading the Baroque

Jeremy Tambling and Louis Lo

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099371
eISBN:
9789882207660
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099371.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This is a guide-book that brings forth the art and architecture of Macao and the baroque treasures that make the territory of Macao so attractive. The book aims to help with an understanding of the ... More

Walking on AirThe Aerial Adventures of Phoebe Omlie

Walking on Air: The Aerial Adventures of Phoebe Omlie

Janann Sherman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031243
eISBN:
9781617031250
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031243.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Aviation pioneer Phoebe Fairgrave Omlie (1902–1975) was once one of the most famous women in America. In the 1930s, her words and photographs were splashed across the front pages of newspapers across ... More

Walking the Streets of Eighteenth-Century LondonJohn Gay's Trivia (1716)

Walking the Streets of Eighteenth-Century London: John Gay's Trivia (1716)

Clare Brant and Susan E. Whyman (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199280728
eISBN:
9780191700149
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280728.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This book is about literature and history, and the city of London. It invites the reader to walk along the dirty, crowded, and fascinating streets of 18th-century London in an unusual way. Nine ... More

Walter Ralegh's History of the World and the Historical Culture of the Late Renaissance

Walter Ralegh's History of the World and the Historical Culture of the Late Renaissance

Nicholas Popper

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226675008
eISBN:
9780226675022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226675022.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Imprisoned in the Tower of London after the death of Queen Elizabeth in 1603, Sir Walter Ralegh spent the next seven years producing his massive History of the World. Created with the aid of a ... More

The Waning of ‘Old Corruption’The Politics of Economical Reform in Britain, 1779-1846

The Waning of ‘Old Corruption’: The Politics of Economical Reform in Britain, 1779-1846

Philip Harling

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205760
eISBN:
9780191676772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205760.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

Most historians of Britain now take for granted that a narrow and mostly landed élite managed to retain its social supremacy throughout much of the 19th century. But as of yet, there is no thorough ... More

The War after the WarThe Struggle for Credibility during America's Exit from Vietnam

The War after the War: The Struggle for Credibility during America's Exit from Vietnam

Johannes Kadura

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453960
eISBN:
9781501703799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453960.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book offers a fresh interpretation of American strategy in the wake of the cease-fire that began in Vietnam on January 28, 1973. The U.S. exit from Vietnam continues to be important in ... More

War and Competition between States

War and Competition between States

Philippe Contamine (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202141
eISBN:
9780191675188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202141.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

In the five hundred years covered by this volume there was scarcely a year which passed without either war or some open demonstration of hostility between the many sovereign powers which governed ... More

War and Economy in the Third Reich

War and Economy in the Third Reich

R. J. Overy

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202905
eISBN:
9780191675584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202905.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

This book examines the nature of the German economy in the 1930s and during World War II. When Adolf Hitler came to power in 1933 he had two aims for the economy: a rapid recovery from the depths of ... More

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