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An Active Adult Subculture: The Residents' Script

Judith Ann Trolander

in From Sun Cities to the Villages: A History of Active Adult, Age-restricted Communities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036045
eISBN:
9780813038988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036045.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter talks about how the residents modified the developers' script and, in the process, created their own subculture. Not all of this subculture, nor all of the residents, fitted the ... More


Introduction

Robert M. Sandow

in Deserter Country: Civil War Opposition in the Pennsylvania Appalachians

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823230518
eISBN:
9780823240845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823230518.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This work is a study of war opposition, an “inner civil war,” in the Pennsylvania Appalachians. It pursues the basic question why some rural northerners opposed the Civil War even to the point of ... More


Afterword

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/9780813124438.003.0018
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses the author's purpose in writing this book, which was to explore the cultural connections between agriculture and art, as well as the influences that such connections might have ... More


The Utilitarian View

Jeremy Black

in The Power of Knowledge: How Information and Technology Made the Modern World

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300167955
eISBN:
9780300198546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300167955.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The West became clearly distinctive in the nineteenth century as science became institutionalised at the state level. This chapter discusses utilitarianism and scientific attitudes in the nineteenth ... More


Conservatism: Principles and Temperament

Stuart Ball

in Portrait of a Party: The Conservative Party in Britain 1918-1945

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199667987
eISBN:
9780191751356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199667987.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

The chapter explores the foundation of the Conservative Party in this period, and what common ground of ideas and attitudes its members shared. It examines the nature of Conservatism and its overtly ... More


Management and labour

Alastair J. Reid

in The Tide of Democracy: Shipyard Workers and Social Relations in Britain, 1870-1950

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081033
eISBN:
9781781702949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081033.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses the lack of close management control of labour in shipbuilding, which is attributed to the nature of the industry's product. Its scale and variety made the overall supervision ... More


Watching and Philosophizing: From Controversy to Cosmopolitanism

Sean Cocco

in Watching Vesuvius: A History of Science and Culture in Early Modern Italy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226923710
eISBN:
9780226923734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923734.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the philosophical speculations of Neapolitan observers of Vesuvius, including the religious and scientific attitudes of the observers. The chapter also explains the cultural ... More


Fighting for Sadat, October 1970–August 1971

Craig Daigle

in The Limits of Detente: The United States, the Soviet Union, and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1969-1973

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300167139
eISBN:
9780300183344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300167139.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter discusses the death of Gamal Abdel Nasser and the accession to power of his successor, Anwar el-Sadat, in September 1970, which marked a change in the landscape of the Arab-Israeli ... More


New Generations in Germany

Ruth Gay

in Safe Among the Germans: Liberated Jews After World War II

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092714
eISBN:
9780300133127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092714.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the state of Germany a half-century after the end of World War II. When the Jews in Germany look back on that half-century, they find it hard to recognize their earlier, ... More


“The power that giveth liberty and freedom” Barbados, 1657–76

Brycchan Carey

in From Peace to Freedom

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300180770
eISBN:
9780300182279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180770.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter concentrates on the Quaker experience in seventeenth-century Barbados, beginning with a detailed examination of George Fox's 1657 letter. The sections presented here chart his later ... More


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