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Devotions and Desires: Histories of Sexuality and Religion in the Twentieth-Century United States

Gillian Frank, Bethany Moreton, and Heather R. White (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469636269
eISBN:
9781469636276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636269.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

At a moment when “freedom of religion” rhetoric fuels public debate, it is easy to assume that sex and religion have faced each other in pitched battle throughout modern U.S. history. Yet, by ... More


Eating Out in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: Changes in Food and in Social Identities

Christel Lane

in From Taverns to Gastropubs: Food, Drink, and Sociality in England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198826187
eISBN:
9780191865138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826187.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter examines the impact of rapid urbanization and industrialization on food and eating out. It draws attention to the growing standardization of food and, with greater class differentiation, ... More


Catholics on the Barricades: Poland, France, and "Revolution," 1891-1956

Piotr H. Kosicki

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300225518
eISBN:
9780300231489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300225518.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book tells a sweeping story of how Catholics from France and Poland wrestled throughout the first half of the twentieth century with a series of earth-shattering challenges to their worldview: ... More


Introduction

William E. Ellis

in Irvin S. Cobb: The Rise and Fall of an American Humorist

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813173986
eISBN:
9780813174792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813173986.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In this brief introduction, Ellis poses the question: who was Cobb, and why is his story worth telling so many years after his death? To answer this question, he quotes substantially from Cobb’s ... More


Global Markets: The Internationalization of the Sea Transport Industries since 1850

David J Starkey and Gelina Harlaftis (eds)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128848
eISBN:
9781786944801
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128848.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book is concerned with the role played by the sea transport industries in the development of global markets. It claims that the sea transport industry in fundamentally intrinsic to the political ... More


‘That ubiquitous monarch’: Boudica from Wales to Essex

Martha Vandrei

in Queen Boudica and Historical Culture in Britain: An Image of Truth

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198816720
eISBN:
9780191858352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816720.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Historiography

This chapter extends the chronology to the first half of the twentieth century, when Boudica emerged as a figure in modern popular culture, particularly in film. But she also acted as an embodiment ... More


Who Did What?: Establishing Outcomes

Robert S. Jansen

in Revolutionizing Repertoires: The Rise of Populist Mobilization in Peru

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226487304
eISBN:
9780226487588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226487588.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter circumscribes the book’s outcome theoretically by sketching a definition of “populist mobilization” and clarifying how this differs from other modes of political practice. It then goes ... More


Childhood and the Classics: Britain and America, 1850-1965

Sheila Murnaghan and Deborah H. Roberts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199583478
eISBN:
9780191747472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199583478.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book explores the childhood reception of classical antiquity in Britain and the United States over a century-long period beginning in the mid-nineteenth century, with a focus on two genres of ... More


Why Passing Is (Still) Not Passé after More Than 250 Years: Sources from the Past and Present

Martha J. Cutter

in Neo-Passing: Performing Identity after Jim Crow

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041587
eISBN:
9780252050244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041587.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Some scholars argue that racial passing began in the mid- to late nineteenth century, reached its pinnacle in the early twentieth century, and then abated by the 1930s. This chapter substantiates, ... More


John Ashbery and Anglo-American Exchange: The Minor Eras

Oli Hazzard

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198822011
eISBN:
9780191861093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822011.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Poetry

This book shows how the work of a major post-war American poet has been centrally concerned with questions of national identity and intercultural poetic exchange, by reading crucial episodes in John ... More


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