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From Menace to Model: Reshaping the “Oriental Problem”

Cecilia M. Tsu

in Garden of the World: Asian Immigrants and the Making of Agriculture in California's Santa Clara Valley

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199734771
eISBN:
9780199344987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734771.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter documents how in the aftermath of a systematic wave of discriminatory legislation aimed at Asians, white residents of the Santa Clara Valley began to adopt positive views of the Asians ... More


The Southern Way of Death: The Meaning of Death in Antebellum White Evangelical Culture

Randy J. Sparks

in The Past Is Not Dead: Essays from the Southern Quarterly

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617033032
eISBN:
9781617033056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617033032.003.0019
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the impact of evangelicalism on southerners’ attitudes towards death and dying. Evangelicals viewed the prevalence of high death rates and diseases, natural disasters, and ... More


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