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Oxford Handbooks Online brings together the world's leading scholars to write review essays that evaluate the current thinking on a field or topic, and make an original argument about the future direction of the debate. The Oxford Handbooks are one of the most successful and cited series within scholarly publishing, containing in-depth, high-level articles by scholars at the top of their field and for the first time, the entire collection of work across 14 subject areas is available here.

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September 2, 2014

September Update Live

264 individual articles and 6 Handbook titles from across 13 subject areas added to OHO

August 21, 2014

New Blog Post: Early Modern Porn Wars

Read Hal Gladfelder's latest post on the OUPblog discussing early modern porn wars and his OHO article, "Literature and Pornography, 1660‒1800"

August 4, 2014

August Update Live

189 individual articles and 11 Handbook titles have been added to OHO