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Against Immediate EvilAmerican Internationalists and the Four Freedoms on the Eve of World War II

Against Immediate Evil: American Internationalists and the Four Freedoms on the Eve of World War II

Andrew Johnstone

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453250
eISBN:
9780801454738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453250.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book tells the story of how internationalist Americans worked between 1938 and 1941 to convince the American government and the American public of the need to stem the rising global tide of ... More

Against Wind and TideThe African American Struggle against the Colonization Movement

Against Wind and Tide: The African American Struggle against the Colonization Movement

Ousmane K. Power-Greene

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479823178
eISBN:
9781479876693
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479823178.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book tells the story of African Americans' battle against the American Colonization Society (ACS), founded in 1816 with the intention to return free blacks to its colony Liberia. Although ACS ... More

The Age of ConquestWales 1063-1415

The Age of Conquest: Wales 1063-1415

R. R. Davies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208785
eISBN:
9780191678141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208785.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book examines the period when Wales struggled to retain its independence and identity in the face of the Anglo-Norman conquest and subsequent English rule. It explores the nature of power and ... More

The Age of Federalism

The Age of Federalism

Stanley Elkins and Eric McKitrick

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195093810
eISBN:
9780199854127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195093810.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

When Thomas Jefferson took the oath of office for the presidency in 1801, America had just passed through twelve critical years, dominated by some of the towering figures of our history and by the ... More

Age of IrreverenceA New History of Laughter in China

Age of Irreverence: A New History of Laughter in China

Christopher Rea

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780520283848
eISBN:
9780520959590
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283848.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Age of Irreverence tells why China’s entry into the modern age was not just traumatic but also uproarious. As the Qing dynasty slumped toward extinction, prominent writers compiled jokes into ... More

The Age of Noise in BritainHearing Modernity

The Age of Noise in Britain: Hearing Modernity

James G. Mansell

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040672
eISBN:
9780252099113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040672.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Early twentieth-century Britons thought that they were living in the “age of noise,” sensing the historical changes going on around them as a series of disturbing shifts in the sonic atmosphere. From ... More

The Age of OpennessChina before Mao

The Age of Openness: China before Mao

Frank Dikotter

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099203
eISBN:
9789882206595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099203.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The era between empire and communism is routinely portrayed as a catastrophic interlude in China's modern history, but this book shows instead that the first half of ... More

The Age of StressScience and the Search for Stability

The Age of Stress: Science and the Search for Stability

Mark Jackson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199588626
eISBN:
9780191750779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588626.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

We are living in a stressful world. Approximately half of all British employees suffer from workplace stress and over 13 million working days are lost through stress each year, costing the economy ... More

The Age of the EfendiyyaPassages to Modernity in National-Colonial Egypt

The Age of the Efendiyya: Passages to Modernity in National-Colonial Egypt

Lucie Ryzova

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199681778
eISBN:
9780191761591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681778.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Social History

In colonial-era Egypt, a new social category of “modern men” emerged, the efendiyya (sg. efendi). Working as bureaucrats, teachers, journalists, free professionals and public intellectuals, the ... More

The Age of Youth in ArgentinaCulture, Politics, and Sexuality from Peron to Videla

The Age of Youth in Argentina: Culture, Politics, and Sexuality from Peron to Videla

Valeria Manzano

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469611617
eISBN:
9781469611624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469611617.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This social and cultural history of Argentina’s “long sixties” argues that the nation’s younger generation was at the epicenter of a public struggle over democracy, authoritarianism, and revolution ... More

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