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Race Questions, Provincialism, and Other American Problems: Expanded Edition

Josiah Royce

Scott L. Pratt and Shannon Sullivan (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231324
eISBN:
9780823235568
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231324.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

In 1908, American philosopher Josiah Royce foresaw the future. Race questions and prejudices, he said, “promise to become, in the near future, still more important than they have ever ... More


Making Italian America: Consumer Culture and the Production of Ethnic Identities

Simone Cinotto (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256235
eISBN:
9780823261741
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256235.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

Exploring Italian American consumers and the U.S. consumption of Italianness, Making Italian America makes a compelling case for taste as a leading determinant of ethnic identity. Discussing in fresh ... More


The Conservation of Races: 1897

W. E. B. DU BOIS

Nahum Dimitri Chandler (ed.)

in The Problem of the Color Line at the Turn of the Twentieth Century: The Essential Early Essays

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823254545
eISBN:
9780823260843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254545.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter presents an essay by W. E. B. Du Bois that deals with the issue of race. He raises questions such as: What is the real meaning of race. What has, in the past, been the law of race ... More


The Relation of the Negroes to the Whites in the South: 1901

W. E. B. DU BOIS

Nahum Dimitri Chandler (ed.)

in The Problem of the Color Line at the Turn of the Twentieth Century: The Essential Early Essays

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823254545
eISBN:
9780823260843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254545.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter presents an essay by W. E. B. Du Bois on how the black race in the South meets and mingles with the whites, in matters of everyday life. It identifies the main lines of action and ... More


Sideline Shtick: The Italian American Basketball Coach and Consumable Images of Racial and Ethnic Masculinity

John Gennari

in Making Italian America: Consumer Culture and the Production of Ethnic Identities

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256235
eISBN:
9780823261741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256235.003.0013
Subject:
History, Economic History

The chapter discusses the Italian American presence in a popular, widely televised sport—NCAA college basketball—noting that that (differently from baseball and boxing) has been much more conspicuous ... More


“They must vote with the party that shed their blood … in giving them liberty”: Bureau Agents, Politics, and the Bureau’s New Order: The Charles Griffin Era, January 1867–Summer 1867

Christopher B. Bean

in Too Great a Burden to Bear: The Struggle and Failure of the Freedmen's Bureau in Texas

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823268757
eISBN:
9780823271771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268757.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter begins the tenure of the agency’s third head, Charles Griffin. Griffin oversaw a reinvigorated agency after Congress wrested Reconstruction from the president. Buoyed by this, the agency ... More


General Orders No. 40 and the Freedmen’s Bureau’s End: The J. J. Reynolds Era, September 1867–December 1868

Christopher B. Bean

in Too Great a Burden to Bear: The Struggle and Failure of the Freedmen's Bureau in Texas

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823268757
eISBN:
9780823271771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268757.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The Bureau’s end is in this chapter. Overseeing its demise in Texas was J. J. Reynolds. Reynolds appointed the second most field personnel and the most with military service. The length of tenures ... More


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