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Violence against Women in KentuckyA History of U.S. and State Legislative Reform

Violence against Women in Kentucky: A History of U.S. and State Legislative Reform

Carol E. Jordan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813144917
eISBN:
9780813144924
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144917.001.0001
Subject:
History, Family History

For nearly a century, a national reform movement to advance the status of women has made its presence known in statehouses and courthouses across America. This book describes the history of that ... More

Violence and Social OrderEast Anglia 1422-1442

Violence and Social Order: East Anglia 1422-1442

Philippa C. Maddern

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202356
eISBN:
9780191675287
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202356.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

This study explores the nature and meaning of violence in 15th-century England. The book examines violence on each side of the law — both in crime and in law enforcement — in order to uncover the ... More

Violence, Coercion, and State-Making in Twentieth-Century MexicoThe Other Half of the Centaur

Violence, Coercion, and State-Making in Twentieth-Century Mexico: The Other Half of the Centaur

Wil G. Pansters (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781589
eISBN:
9780804784474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781589.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Mexico is currently undergoing a crisis of violence and insecurity that poses serious threats to democratic transition and rule of law. This is the first book to put these developments in the context ... More

Violent SensationsSex, Crime, and Utopia in Vienna and Berlin, 1860-1914

Violent Sensations: Sex, Crime, and Utopia in Vienna and Berlin, 1860-1914

Scott Spector

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226196640
eISBN:
9780226196817
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226196817.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The year 1900, fin de siècle, in Europe evokes polar thoughts: on the one hand, sensational slashers and femmes fatales, destitute and dangerous new urban districts, criminal violence and sexual ... More

The Virgin Mary and Catholic Identities in Chinese History

The Virgin Mary and Catholic Identities in Chinese History

Jeremy Clarke

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9789888139996
eISBN:
9789888268443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139996.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Chinese Catholic Church traces its living roots back to the late sixteenth century and its historical roots back even further, to the Yuan dynasty. This book explores paintings and sculptures of ... More

Virgin VoteHow Young Americans Made Democracy Social, Politics Personal, and Voting Popular in the Nineteenth Century

Virgin Vote: How Young Americans Made Democracy Social, Politics Personal, and Voting Popular in the Nineteenth Century

Jon Grinspan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627342
eISBN:
9781469627366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627342.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

The Virgin Vote traces the experiences of children and young adults from the 1840s through 1900, an era in which the most enthusiastic participants in politics came from this young demographic. ... More

Virtuosi AbroadSoviet Music and Imperial Competition during the Early Cold War, 1945-1958

Virtuosi Abroad: Soviet Music and Imperial Competition during the Early Cold War, 1945-1958

Kiril Tomoff

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453120
eISBN:
9781501701825
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453120.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

In the 1940s and 1950s, Soviet musicians and ensembles were acclaimed across the globe. They toured the world, wowing critics and audiences, projecting an image of the USSR as a sophisticated ... More

Visible EmpireBotanical Expeditions and Visual Culture in the Hispanic Enlightenment

Visible Empire: Botanical Expeditions and Visual Culture in the Hispanic Enlightenment

Daniela Bleichmar

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226058535
eISBN:
9780226058559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226058559.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Between 1777 and 1816, botanical expeditions crisscrossed the vast Spanish Empire in an ambitious project to survey the flora of much of the Americas, the Caribbean, and the Philippines. While these ... More

A Vision of EuropeFranco-German Relations during the Great Depression, 1929-1932

A Vision of Europe: Franco-German Relations during the Great Depression, 1929-1932

Conan Fischer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199676293
eISBN:
9780191755613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676293.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

A Vision of Europe analyses a little-known collaborative effort by France and Germany to secure a durable peace between the World Wars, through European integration organized around a Franco-German ... More

Visions of Community in Nazi GermanySocial Engineering and Private Lives

Visions of Community in Nazi Germany: Social Engineering and Private Lives

Martina Steber and Bernhard Gotto (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199689590
eISBN:
9780191768316
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689590.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

When the Nazis seized power in Germany in 1933 they promised to create a new, harmonious society under the leadership of the Führer, Adolf Hitler. The concept of Volksgemeinschaft, lit. ‘the people’s ... More

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