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The Origins of a National Monarchy: Tradition and Innovation in the Cult of the House of Savoy During the Risorgimento: ITALIAN LECTURE

ADRIAN LYTTELTON

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 117: 2001 Lectures

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262795
eISBN:
9780191753954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262795.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

During the period 1848–78, the Savoy monarchy was transformed from a purely dynastic institution into a symbol of national unity. The reactions to Victor Emanuel's death and his later funeral in the ... More


Visions of European Unity since 1945: ELIE KEDOURIE MEMORIAL LECTURE

NOëL O’SULLIVAN

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 154, 2007 Lectures

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264355
eISBN:
9780191734052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264355.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture presents the text of the speech about visions of European unity since 1945 delivered by the author at the 2007 Elie Kedourie Memorial Lecture held at the British Academy. It discusses ... More


The Unpredictable Past: Reflections on Recent American Historiography

Lawrence W. Levine

in The Unpredictable Past: Explorations in American Cultural History

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195082975
eISBN:
9780199854035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082975.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The chapter gives reflections on the findings of the new cultural and social historians and the paper, “The Old History and the New,”, with a few minor alterations. The unpredictability of the past ... More


“Give Up the Illusion of Building a Jewish Homeland” (1936)

Samuel Weiss

in Jewish Radicals: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757437
eISBN:
9780814763469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757437.003.0060
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter is a critique of Zionism in response to the Great Arab Revolt that raged in Palestine between 1936 and 1939. Authored by Socialist Party member Samuel Weiss, the chapter argues that ... More


Joe Dan Boyd: Farm Writer, Country Singer

Gene Logsdon

in The Mother of All Arts: Agrarianism and the Creative Impulse

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124438
eISBN:
9780813134734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124438.003.0014
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses Joe Dan Boyd, the assistant managing editor at the Farm Journal in Philadelphia. Boyd grew up on a farm in Texas, and is an almost perfect example of a cultural unity that can ... More


Conclusion: Unmaking North and South

John M. Willis

in Unmaking North and South: Cartographies of the Yemeni Past

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199327003
eISBN:
9780199388073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199327003.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter summarises the book’s main themes and presents some final thoughts. This book has attempted to look at the highly contested nature of spatial history by writing the histories of the ... More


Soly Sombra The Limits of Intercultural Activism in Post-Citrus Greater Los Angeles

Matt Garcia

in A World of Its Own: Race, Labor, and Citrus in the Making of Greater

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807826584
eISBN:
9781469604442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898932_garcia.14
Subject:
History, Cultural History

During the 1940s and 1950s, Americans began to participate in the struggles against discrimination and segregation of Mexican Americans and African Americans living in Southern California. This ... More


The South's Countersuit: William Mac-Creary Burwell's White Acre vs. Black Acre

Jeannine Marie DeLombard

in Slavery on Trial: Law, Abolitionism, and Print Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807830864
eISBN:
9781469605791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887738_delombard.10
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses William Mac-Creary Burwell's White Acre vs. Black Acre, a proslavery novel that relates with humor the history of the quarrel between the North and the South with reference to ... More


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