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From Bad to Worse: The United States and Western Europe, 1977–1984

Geir Lundestad

in The United States and Western Europe Since 1945: From "Empire" by Invitation to Transatlantic Drift

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199266685
eISBN:
9780191601057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266689.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Gives an account of the worsening relations between the US and Western Europe during the Carter and Reagan administrations of 1977–1984. Jimmy Carter took over as President of the US with the best of ... More


Present

Barbara Kellerman

in Professionalizing Leadership

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190695781
eISBN:
9780190874452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695781.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Political Economy

By the 1980s the leadership industry had gone from incipient to entering a period of rapid growth that has not slowed. In fact, it still accelerates beyond anyone’s early imaginings. Chapter 2 is an ... More


Reconciling Security and Liberty: Attacks on the Capitol and Corresponding Changes in Security

Jocelyn Jones Evans

in One Nation Under Siege: Congress, Terrorism, and the Fate of American Democracy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125886
eISBN:
9780813135489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125886.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses and traces the history of physical attacks on the U.S. Congress, beginning with the burning of the Capitol by the British in 1814 during the War of 1812 and continuing through ... More


The Popular Front in the American Century: Life Magazine, Margaret Bourke-White, and Partisan Objectivity

Vials Chris

in Realism for the Masses: Aesthetics, Popular Front Pluralism, and U.S. Culture, 1935-1947

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731231
eISBN:
9781604733495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731231.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter describes Henry Luce’s call for American leadership. This involved a constantly shifting vision of American global citizenship that did not stop at U.S. borders. The parameters of this ... More


Obama, Clinton, Palin: Making History in Election 2008

Liette Gidlow (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036606
eISBN:
9780252093654
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036606.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Election 2008 made American history, but it was also the product of American history. Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, and Sarah Palin smashed through some of the most enduring barriers to high ... More


Crisis Management: The Balkan Experience

James W. Pardew

in Peacemakers: American Leadership and the End of Genocide in the Balkans

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174358
eISBN:
9780813174587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174358.003.0034
Subject:
History, Political History

The US engagement in the former Yugoslavia demonstrates the value of American leadership in an international crisis. This chapter highlights the critical importance of strong European democracies and ... More


Introduction

Omar H. Ali

in In the Lion's Mouth: Black Populism in the New South, 1886-1900

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737783
eISBN:
9781604737806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737783.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter explores the role of the African Americans in the establishment of the Populist movement in the late 1800s. It explains that during the late 1800s, multiple African American populist ... More


Booker T. Washington Goes West

Marne L. Campbell

in Making Black Los Angeles: Class, Gender, and Community, 1850-1917

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629278
eISBN:
9781469629292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629278.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

Finally, Chapter 6, “Mr.Washington Goes West,” examines the two visits by Booker T. Washington, first in 1903, and again in 1914 and investigates whether his national platform was something Black ... More


Business Unionism and Rank-and-File Unionism at the Turn of the Millennium

Dana L. Cloud

in We Are the Union: Democratic Unionism and Dissent at Boeing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036378
eISBN:
9780252093418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036378.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter introduces the arguments of the book in the context of a summary of the critique of traditional American union leadership as pro-business and dangerously invested in partnerships with ... More


Turning Point: American Leadership and the Balkans, 1995–2008

James W. Pardew

in Peacemakers: American Leadership and the End of Genocide in the Balkans

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174358
eISBN:
9780813174587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174358.003.0033
Subject:
History, Political History

The breakup of Yugoslavia is a turning point in international relations with consequences far beyond the region. The US intervention in the former Yugoslavia reestablishes American leadership in ... More


Higher Laws: The Fulcrum of African American National Identity

Mark A. Lause

in A Secret Society History of the Civil War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036552
eISBN:
9780252093593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036552.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter explores antebellum secret associations formed by black Americans. Even as European revolutionaries applied the standards of fraternalism to national purposes, similar organizations ... More


The Banks and Their Shareholders

in Behind the Development Banks: Washington Politics, World Poverty, and the Wealth of Nations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226033648
eISBN:
9780226033679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226033679.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter summarizes the multilateral development banks' histories, governance, and financing, before arguing that the banks can be usefully conceptualized as resource-dependent organizations that ... More


Mankind Beyond Earth: The History, Science, and Future of Human Space Exploration

Claude Piantadosi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162432
eISBN:
9780231531030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162432.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Seeking to reenergize Americans' passion for the space program, the value of further exploration of the Moon, and the importance of human beings on the final frontier, this book presents a rich ... More


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