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Battlefields before Gunpowder

John Landers

in The Field and the Forge: Population, Production, and Power in the Pre-industrial West

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199279579
eISBN:
9780191719448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279579.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History, Economic History

Military technology incorporated the elements of hardware, procedure, and personnel in the same way as the technology of civilian production, and before the coming of gunpowder it was equally reliant ... More


The Sexual Reconstruction of Men

Ana Carden‐Coyne

in Reconstructing the Body: Classicism, Modernism, and the First World War

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199546466
eISBN:
9780191720659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546466.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Considering men's bodies in relation to cultural signs, this chapter explores sexual reconstruction in medical rehabilitation, and commercial and visual culture. It focuses on the sexual ... More


Country Soul: Making Music and Making Race in the American South

Charles L. Hughes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469622439
eISBN:
9781469623245
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622439.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In the sound of the 1960s and 1970s, nothing symbolized the rift between black and white America better than the seemingly divided genres of country and soul. Yet the music emerged from the same ... More


Take the White Music and Make It Sound Black: The Muscle Shoals Sound in the 1970s

Charles L. Hughes

in Country Soul: Making Music and Making Race in the American South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469622439
eISBN:
9781469623245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622439.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the effect of the rise of the Black Power Movement on the “Muscle Shoals Sound.” The late 1960s saw an explosion in soul recordings at both of the city's major studios, FAME ... More


Vassals del Rey de España: The Franklin-Spanish Conspiracy, 1786–1789

Kevin T. Barksdale

in The Lost State of Franklin: America's First Secession

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125213
eISBN:
9780813135199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125213.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter reveals the Franklin–Spanish conspiracy that threatened to fracture the southwestern frontier in order to reconstruct the shattered remains of Franklin and advance the political and ... More


Introduction

Heather Webb

in The Medieval Heart

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300153934
eISBN:
9780300153941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300153934.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book deals with the medieval heart, an organ that is very different from the one we know today. When we speak of the heart, we often find ourselves speaking from within one of two distinct ... More


We Only Had This One Thing in Common: We Liked All Types of Music: The Birth of the Country-Soul Triangle

Charles L. Hughes

in Country Soul: Making Music and Making Race in the American South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469622439
eISBN:
9781469623245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622439.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter traces the development of the country-soul triangle through the experiences of Arthur Alexander, a black singer-songwriter who launched the Muscle Shoals recording scene and became one ... More


Selling Soul: Black Music and Black Power in Memphis

Charles L. Hughes

in Country Soul: Making Music and Making Race in the American South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469622439
eISBN:
9781469623245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622439.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores the role of Memphis Sound as a both a symbol and an instrument of the Black Power Movement. It highlights Stax Records, who, under the leadership of Al Bell, amplified the ... More


Introduction: There’s a Red-Neck in the Soul Band

Charles L. Hughes

in Country Soul: Making Music and Making Race in the American South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469622439
eISBN:
9781469623245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622439.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

This introductory chapter briefly explores the activities of musicians in Memphis and Nashville, Tennessee, and Muscle Shoals, Alabama—an interconnected recording economy referred to as the ... More


The Other War

in Henry Ford's War on Jews and the Legal Battle Against Hate Speech

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804772341
eISBN:
9780804783736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804772341.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In April 1924, Henry Ford's Dearborn Independent started publishing a series of articles attacking Aaron Sapiro. However, the newspaper made crucial mistakes that Sapiro would exploit in his lawsuit, ... More


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