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Gilberto Freyre and Brazilian Self-Perception

MARIA LÚCIA G. PALLARES-BURKE

in Racism and Ethnic Relations in the Portuguese-Speaking World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265246
eISBN:
9780191754197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265246.003.0007
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The idea of Brazil as a ‘racial democracy’ and a mixture of peoples and cultures became a central part of its national identity following the publication of Gilberto Freyre's Casa-grande e senzala in ... More


Indians Illustrated: The Image of Native Americans in the Pictorial Press

John M. Coward

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040269
eISBN:
9780252098529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040269.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

In the second half of the nineteenth century, Americans swarmed to take in a raft of new illustrated journals and papers. Engravings and drawings of “buckskinned braves” and “Indian princesses” ... More


The Watchdog Still Barks: How Accountability Reporting Evolved for the Digital Age

Beth Knobel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279333
eISBN:
9780823281404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279333.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Perhaps no other function of a free press is as important as the watchdog role. It is easier for politicians to get away with abusing power, wasting public funds, and making poor decisions if the ... More


Race in the Reich: The African American Press on Nazi Germany

Larry A. Greene

in Germans and African Americans: Two Centuries of Exchange

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737844
eISBN:
9781604737851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737844.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

America’s decision to enter World War II further highlighted the contradictions between the nation’s democratic rhetoric and the reality of its segregated society. These contradictions that gave rise ... More


The Education of Italian Americans in Matters of Color

Peter G. Vellon

in A Great Conspiracy against Our Race: Italian Immigrant Newspapers and the Construction of Whiteness in the Early 20th Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814788486
eISBN:
9780814788493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814788486.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter investigates how the Italian American press negotiated and digested the American racial system by examining its discussion of Italian and African American issues. In response to American ... More


The Door of Hope: Republican Presidents and the First Southern Strategy, 1877–1933

Edward O. Frantz

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036533
eISBN:
9780813038452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036533.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

How did the political party of Abraham Lincoln—of emancipation—become the party of the South and of white resentment? How did Jefferson Davis's old party become the preferred choice for most southern ... More


A Literary Class War: The Italian American Radical Press

Marcella Bencivenni

in Italian Immigrant Radical Culture: The Idealism of the Sovversivi in the United States, 1890-1940

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791035
eISBN:
9780814723180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791035.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Surveying more than fifty Italian radical newspapers, ranging from anarchist to socialist, communist, and anti-fascist, this chapter provides an overview of the press and a discussion of the main ... More


“We Jewish Women Should Be Especially Interested in Our New Citizenship”: American Jewish Women and the Suffrage Movement

Melissa R. Klapper

in Ballots, Babies, and Banners of Peace: American Jewish Women's Activism, 1890-1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748947
eISBN:
9780814749463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748947.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter traces Jewish women's suffrage activism from the creation of National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA) in 1890 through the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920 and ... More


Disseminating Empire: Representing the Philippine Colony

in Visualizing American Empire: Orientalism and Imperialism in the Philippines

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226075334
eISBN:
9780226075303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226075303.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter elaborates on the connection between the Philippines and American empire by exploring how the American press depicted the Philippines as an Oriental nation devoid of civilization—a site ... More


The Business of <i>Ameryka-Echo</i>

Anna D. Jaroszyńska-Kirchmann

in The Polish Hearst: Ameryka-Echo and the Public Role of the Immigrant Press

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039096
eISBN:
9780252097072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039096.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter looks at the expanding business of Paryski Publishing at the time of significant changes in both American and Polish American press and publishing. As Paryski's empire prospered, its ... More


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