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Aztlán and Arcadia: Religion, Ethnicity, and the Creation of Place

Roberto Ramón Lint Sagarena

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740606
eISBN:
9781479854905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740606.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the wake of the Mexican–American War, competing narratives of religious conquest and re-conquest were employed by Anglo American and ethnic Mexican Californians to make sense of their place in ... More


Cultural Filters: The Significance of Perception

Anne F. Hyde

in A New Significance: Re-Envisioning the History of the American West

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195100471
eISBN:
9780199854059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195100471.003.0006
Subject:
History, Historiography

The geographic region of the American West has done much to shape the culture and character of the United States. Conversely, the culture and character of the United States has reshaped much of the ... More


German Americans, Know Nothings, and the Outbreak of the War

Christian B. Keller

in Chancellorsville and the Germans: Nativism, Ethnicity, and Civil War Memory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226504
eISBN:
9780823234899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226504.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

The most significant reason Chancellorsville later became so important for German Americans had to do with a pre-Civil War sociopolitical movement called the “Know Nothing” or ... More


: Nativism and German Ethnicity after Chancellorville

Christian B. Keller

in Chancellorsville and the Germans: Nativism, Ethnicity, and Civil War Memory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226504
eISBN:
9780823234899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226504.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

The aftermath of Chancellorsville confirmed for most northern Germans that the hated nativism of the 1850s had returned. The Eleventh Corps was split up in the fall of 1863, ... More


The Case for the Left

Michael Stenton

in Radio London and Resistance in Occupied Europe: British Political Warfare 1939-1943

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208433
eISBN:
9780191678004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208433.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter begins by discussing the last sound from the French Left before it was silenced — the cry that France had been betrayed from within. Pétain had been accused of plotting the overthrow of ... More


Ritual Trade

Douglas C. Comer

in Ritual Ground: Bent's Old Fort, World Formation, and the Annexation of the Southwest

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520204294
eISBN:
9780520918702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520204294.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the culturally transformative and constitutive effects of trade at Bent's Old Fort, discussing the similarities between the trading practices of Anglo-Americans and Native ... More


Victory and Defeat

Douglas C. Comer

in Ritual Ground: Bent's Old Fort, World Formation, and the Annexation of the Southwest

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520204294
eISBN:
9780520918702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520204294.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines what transpired after the establishment of American political hegemony in the Southwest, and after the ritualistic cultural exchange broke down between the Anglo-Americans and ... More


The Bourgeois Frontier: French Towns, French Traders, and American Expansion

Jay Gitlin

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300101188
eISBN:
9780300155761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300101188.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Histories tend to emphasize conquest by Anglo-Americans as the driving force behind the development of the American West. However, this book argues that the activities of the French are crucial to ... More


Ex Oriente Lux: Playing Eastern for a Living, 1838–1875

Susan Nance

in How the Arabian Nights Inspired the American Dream 1791–1935

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807832745
eISBN:
9781469605784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807894057_nance.6
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines the Ex Oriente Lux mode of communication and how it prospered. It does so by comparing two important men who tried to sell their wares to American consumers: Christopher ... More


Debating Race, Ethnicity, and Latino Identity: Jorge J. E. Gracia and His Critics

Iván Jaksic (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169448
eISBN:
9780231537728
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169448.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book recounts a series of discussions between philosopher Jorge J. E. Gracia and fifteen prominent scholars on race, ethnicity, nationality, and Hispanic/Latino identity in the United States. ... More


On the Borders of Love and Power: Families and Kinship in the Intercultural American Southwest

David Wallace Adams and Crista DeLuzio (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780520272385
eISBN:
9780520951341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272385.001.0001
Subject:
History, Family History

On the Borders of Love and Power explores relationships between family life and larger structures of social and political power in the intercultural American Southwest from the sixteenth through the ... More


Crisis

Gerald E. Poyo

in Exile and Revolution: Jose D. Poyo, Key West, and Cuban Independence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049182
eISBN:
9780813050027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049182.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

During the last third of the century, José D. Poyo and other nationalist leaders walked a fine line between their revolutionary goals and the interests of their Anglo-American hosts. Over time their ... More


. A Fine Good Place to be

Matthew Carter

in Myth of the Western: New Perspectives on Hollywood's Frontier Narrative

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748685585
eISBN:
9780748697038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748685585.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The second chapter raises issues about the structuring role played by race in both the myth of the West and the Western. The genre's portrayal of Native Americans is rethought in this section, ... More


Race and Trade Policies in Migrant Marketplaces, 1880–1914

Elizabeth Zanoni

in Migrant Marketplaces: Food and Italians in North and South America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041655
eISBN:
9780252050329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041655.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Chapter Two demonstrates how differences in the economic, political, and ethno-racial structures of the United States and Argentina generated distinct experiences around Italian foodstuff for ... More


Introduction

Rose Stremlau

in Sustaining the Cherokee Family: Kinship and the Allotment of an Indigenous Nation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834992
eISBN:
9781469602745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869109_stremlau.4
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This book begins with the story of Nannie Wolfe and how she lost the farm in Chewey, Adair County, Oklahoma, that had been her home for thirty-four years. She was then sixty-eight years old. Nannie ... More


Introduction

David Wallace Adams and Crista DeLuzio

in On the Borders of Love and Power: Families and Kinship in the Intercultural American Southwest

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780520272385
eISBN:
9780520951341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272385.003.0001
Subject:
History, Family History

The introductory essay outlines the key themes of the twelve chapters collected in the volume. The authors provide an overview of the history of the three ethnocultural groups populating the American ... More


“New Edens of the Saxon Home-Seeker”: Los Angeles, Miami, and Semi-Tropical Urban Life

Henry Knight

in Tropic of Hopes: California, Florida, and the Selling of American Paradise, 1869-1929

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044811
eISBN:
9780813046396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044811.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on how, into the twentieth century, cities and city life became increasingly prominent in the selling of Southern California and peninsular Florida, with Los Angeles and Miami ... More


Introduction

Roberto Ramón Lint Sagarena

in Aztlán and Arcadia: Religion, Ethnicity, and the Creation of Place

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740606
eISBN:
9781479854905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740606.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book explores the role of religion in the creation of Arcadian and indigenist historical mythologies in the formation of Southern California following the Mexican–American War. Using an ... More


Beyond the Alamo: Forging Mexican Ethnicity in San Antonio, 1821-1861

Raul A. Ramos

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832073
eISBN:
9781469604657
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888933_ramos
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Introducing a new model for the transnational history of the United States, this book places Mexican Americans at the center of the Texas creation story. It focuses on Mexican-Texan, or Tejano, ... More


Indian and English Dreams: Colonial Hierarchy and Manly Restraint in Seventeenth-Century New England

Ann Marie Plane

in New Men: Manliness in Early America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814727805
eISBN:
9780814728475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814727805.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines dreams and dream recording in colonial New England. It highlights the ways in which dream interpretation informed and reflected manliness for Anglo-Americans and the ... More


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