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The Politics of Low and Slow/Bajito y Suavecito: Black and Chicano Lowriders in Los Angeles, from the 1960s through the 1970s

Denise M. Sandoval

in Black and Brown in Los Angeles: Beyond Conflict and Coalition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520275591
eISBN:
9780520956872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275591.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the cultural history of the lowriding phenomenon in Los Angeles from the 1960s through the 1970s and how car culture in Chicano and Black communities has involved a re-creation ... More


What to Show the World

Janna Jones

in The Past Is a Moving Picture: Preserving the Twentieth Century on Film

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041926
eISBN:
9780813043906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041926.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During the 1920s through the 1940s, leaders in the film industry and some of the country's most powerful cultural institutions recognized cinema's potential as a nationalistic tool for boosting the ... More


The End of a Dream?

Sam F. Stack

in The Arthurdale Community School: Education and Reform in Depression Era Appalachia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813166889
eISBN:
9780813167855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166889.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The concluding chapter evaluates the attempt to establish a community school in the Arthurdale subsistence homestead community. Central to building community was self-realization and cultural ... More


Introduction

Eileen H. Tamura

in In Defense of Justice: Joseph Kurihara and the Japanese American Struggle for Equality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037788
eISBN:
9780252095061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037788.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter provides an overview of Joseph Yoshisuke Kurihara's life. From his youth and until World War II, Kurihara pursued a path that he believed would enable him to live the ... More


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