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 The Meaning of Slave Religion

Curtis J. Evans

in The Burden of Black Religion

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195328189
eISBN:
9780199870028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328189.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores how the conversion of African slaves in the British North American colonies to Christianity became an object of analysis and how debates about the role that blacks would play in ... More


Renewing the American Nation

Desmond King

in The Liberty of Strangers: Making the American Nation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195306439
eISBN:
9780199850617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306439.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter shows how the State Department succeeded in stopping the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People's (NAACP) initiative at the United Nations designed to bring the ... More


Zenith

Merrill D. Peterson

in Lincoln in American Memory

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195096453
eISBN:
9780199853939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195096453.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses the fame of Lincoln and the move of politicians to ascribe Lincoln's ideals to their own agendas. The question “What would Lincoln do?” was on everyone's lips. Political ... More


To the Afterwar Generation

Merrill D. Peterson

in Lincoln in American Memory

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195096453
eISBN:
9780199853939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195096453.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The chapter describes the events after the civil war and how the memory of Lincoln strengthened in the minds of the American nation. He became an object of study for his political thought and ... More


Introduction

Joseph Kip Kosek (ed.)

in American Religion, American Politics: An Anthology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300203516
eISBN:
9780300227802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300203516.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book is an anthology of significant writings on religion and politics from the colonial period to recent times. Rather ... More


South American Energy Network Integration: Mission Possible?

Lila Barrera-Hernández

in Energy Networks and the Law: Innovative Solutions in Changing Markets

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199645039
eISBN:
9780191738647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645039.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

This chapter highlights regional arrangements in South America that advance energy integration in the region. Three significant multi-state agreements have the potential to provide the framework for ... More


Satisfied with Stones: Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization and the Discourses of Resistance

Jodi A. Byrd

in The Transit of Empire: Indigenous Critiques of Colonialism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676408
eISBN:
9781452947754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676408.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter focuses on how the Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act of 2007 has been framed both within Hawai‘i and on the continent as a way to understand how the United States uses ... More


Film Nation: Hollywood Looks at U.S. History, Revised Edition

Robert Burgoyne

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816642915
eISBN:
9781452945842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816642915.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Events of the past decade have dramatically rewritten the American national narrative, bringing to light an alternate history of nation, marked since the country’s origins by competing geopolitical ... More


From Computers to Cyberspace: Virtual Reality, the Virtual Nation, and the CorpoNation

Stephanie Ricker Schulte

in Cached: Decoding the Internet in Global Popular Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708668
eISBN:
9780814788684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708668.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the emergence of the “World Wide Web”—the Internet's best-known hypertext system—when the global nature of the Internet became an animating idea in news media and popular ... More


Achievements and Challenges: The History the Founding Fathers Made

R. B. Bernstein

in The Founding Fathers Reconsidered

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199832576
eISBN:
9780190254674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199832576.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter discusses the publication of “The Federalist No. 14” in “The New-York Packet” on November 30, 1787. In this installment of the series of essays, James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, and ... More


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