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“A Lonely and Despised Man,” 1955 and Beyond

Gregory S. Taylor

in The Life and Lies of Paul Crouch: Communist, Opportunist, Cold War Snitch

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049205
eISBN:
9780813050072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049205.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The attacks on Crouch continued into 1955, and without the income from his testimony he sank into poverty. He died of lung cancer in 1955, with few lamenting his passing. His death also marked the ... More


Agents of Change: The Freedmen’s Bureau, 1867–1868

Steven E. Nash

in Reconstruction's Ragged Edge: The Politics of Postwar Life in the Southern Mountains

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626246
eISBN:
9781469628080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626246.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Chapter 4 explores the role the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands (commonly referred to as the Freedmen’s Bureau) played in western North Carolina’s reconstruction. It may seem ironic ... More


American Gurus: From Transcendentalism to New Age Religion

Arthur Versluis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199368136
eISBN:
9780190201951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199368136.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

By the early twenty-first century, a phenomenon that once was inconceivable had become nearly commonplace in American society: the American public spiritual teacher who does not belong to, or at ... More


The Architecture of William Nichols: Building the Antebellum South in North Carolina, Alabama, and Mississippi

Paul Hardin Kapp

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461381
eISBN:
9781626740754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461381.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The Architecture of William Nichols: Building the South in North Carolina, Alabama, and Mississippi is the first comprehensive biography and monograph of a significant, yet overlooked, architect in ... More


Becoming the Editor

Edward T. Linenthal

in The Organization of American Historians and the Writing and Teaching of American History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199790562
eISBN:
9780199896820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790562.003.0025
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In this chapter, the current editor of the Journal of American History, Edward Linenthal, muses on his connections with his predecessors and the journal's move into its second century.


City of Islands: Caribbean Intellectuals in New York

Tammy L. Brown

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781628462265
eISBN:
9781626746435
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462265.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

In City of Islands, Dr. Tammy L. Brown uses the life stories of Caribbean intellectuals as “windows” into the dynamic history of immigration in New York and the long battle for racial equality in ... More


Conclusion

Steven E. Nash

in Reconstruction's Ragged Edge: The Politics of Postwar Life in the Southern Mountains

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626246
eISBN:
9781469628080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626246.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Summarizes the author’s central arguments while briefly addressing significant events in western North Carolina’s history between 1880 and 1900.


The Drama of the Diorama, 1910–1935

Karen A. Rader and Victoria E. M. Cain

in Life on Display: Revolutionizing U.S. Museums of Science and Natural History in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226079660
eISBN:
9780226079837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226079837.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Habitat dioramas proliferated in American natural history museums in the 1910s, 1920s, and early 1930s, transforming the social and political dynamics of museum halls. Initially, curators, ... More


Economic History and American Historians: From Integration to Segregation in One Century

Gavin Wright

in The Organization of American Historians and the Writing and Teaching of American History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199790562
eISBN:
9780199896820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790562.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Economic history has been largely segregated from the mainstream of American history for some time now—even more so than political history. However, this has not always been so. Over the past three ... More


Editing and the Challenges of Specialization, Audiences, Sites of Practice

David Thelen

in The Organization of American Historians and the Writing and Teaching of American History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199790562
eISBN:
9780199896820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790562.003.0023
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In this chapter, the author talks about how he recognized he had much to learn about the Journal of American History and the practice of American history. He hoped to make that practice more ... More


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