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The Role of Textiles

D. Clayton Brown

in King Cotton in Modern America: A Cultural, Political, and Economic History since 1945

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737981
eISBN:
9781604737998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737981.003.0016
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the relationship between the cotton and textile industries. The discussions cover the link between cotton farming, the textile industry, and U.S. Cold War policy in the 1950s; ... More


Reflections on the Wan Brothers’ Letter to Japan: The Making of Princess Iron Fan

Tze-yue G. Hu

in Japanese Animation: East Asian Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617038099
eISBN:
9781621039594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617038099.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter examines a letter handwritten by the Chinese pioneer animators, the Wan brothers, at the height of World War II. Dated September 13, 1942, and written in baihua Chinese, the brothers ... More


Got Fish?: Newslore of Hurricane Katrina

Russell Frank

in Newslore: Contemporary Folklore on the Internet

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604739282
eISBN:
9781604739299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604739282.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This chapter examines the newslore of Hurricane Katrina. It explains that, like the September 11 terrorist attack, there was little focus on the victims. Most of the jokes were about public officials ... More


“Sovereignty for Sale”: Domestic Politics and International Relations in the Early Twenty-first Century, 2006–2010

Tennyson S. D. Joseph

in Decolonization in St. Lucia: Politics and Global Neoliberalism, 1945-2010

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031175
eISBN:
9781617031182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031175.003.0008
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines the period from 2006–2010, which coincided with the onset of a crisis in global neoliberalism. The discussions cover the St. Lucians’ election of the United Workers’ Party (UWP) ... More


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