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The Victorian Soldier in Africa

The Victorian Soldier in Africa

Edward M. Spiers

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719061219
eISBN:
9781781700556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719061219.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book re-examines the campaign experience of British soldiers in Africa during the period 1874–1902—the zenith of the Victorian imperial expansion—and does so from the perspective of the ... More

Victorians and the Virgin MaryReligion and Gender in England 1830 - 1885

Victorians and the Virgin Mary: Religion and Gender in England 1830 - 1885

Carol Engelhardt Herringer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077531
eISBN:
9781781700709
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077531.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This interdisciplinary study of competing representations of the Virgin Mary examines how anxieties about religious and gender identities intersected to create public controversies that, whilst ... More

Vienna in the Age of UncertaintyScience, Liberalism, and Private Life

Vienna in the Age of Uncertainty: Science, Liberalism, and Private Life

Deborah R. Coen

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226111728
eISBN:
9780226111780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226111780.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book traces the vital and varied roles of science through the story of three generations of the eminent Exner family, whose members included Nobel Prize-winning biologist Karl Frisch, the ... More

VietnamState, War, and Revolution (1945–1946)

Vietnam: State, War, and Revolution (1945–1946)

David G. Marr

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780520274150
eISBN:
9780520954977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274150.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

David Marr's Vietnam: State, War, and Revolution approaches the events following the 1945 August Revolution in Vietnam with a fresh outlook on the nation's efforts to renounce its colonial past and ... More

Vietnam 1946How the War Began

Vietnam 1946: How the War Began

Stein Tonnesson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520256026
eISBN:
9780520944602
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520256026.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Based on multiarchival research conducted over almost three decades, this book tells how a few men set off a war that would lead to tragedy for millions. The author was one of the first historians to ... More

Vietnam DeclassifiedThe CIA and Counterinsurgency

Vietnam Declassified: The CIA and Counterinsurgency

Thomas L Ahern

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125619
eISBN:
9780813135342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125619.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book offers a detailed account of the Central Intelligence Agency's (CIA) effort to help South Vietnamese authorities win the loyalty of the Vietnamese peasantry and suppress the Viet Cong. ... More

Vietnamese MosesPhiliphe Binh and the Geographies of Early Modern Catholicism

Vietnamese Moses: Philiphe Binh and the Geographies of Early Modern Catholicism

George E. Dutton

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520293434
eISBN:
9780520966697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293434.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book tells the story of an 18th-century Vietnamese Catholic priest who traveled from Tonkin to the Portuguese court in Lisbon to persuade its ruler to appoint a bishop for his community of ... More

Viking FriendshipThe Social Bond in Iceland and Norway, c. 900D1300

Viking Friendship: The Social Bond in Iceland and Norway, c. 900D1300

Jón Vidar Sigurdsson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705779
eISBN:
9781501708480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705779.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Friendship was the most important social bond in Iceland and Norway during the Viking Age and the early Middle Ages. Far more significantly than kinship ties, it defined relations between chieftains, ... More

Viking IdentitiesScandinavian Jewellery in England

Viking Identities: Scandinavian Jewellery in England

Jane F. Kershaw

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199639526
eISBN:
9780191744570
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639526.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Cultural History

This book is the first detailed archaeological study of Viking‐Age female jewellery in Scandinavian styles found in England. Based on primary archival and archaeological research, it presents ... More

Vincent de Paul, the Lazarist Mission, and French Catholic Reform

Vincent de Paul, the Lazarist Mission, and French Catholic Reform

Alison Forrestal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198785767
eISBN:
9780191827570
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785767.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This book offers a major reassessment of the thought and activities of the most famous figure of the seventeenth-century French Catholic Reformation, Vincent de Paul. Confronting traditional ... More

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