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Politics and Poker: The Body Beautiful and Fiorello! and the Late 1950s

Philip Lambert

in To Broadway, To Life!: The Musical Theater of Bock and Harnick

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195390070
eISBN:
9780199863570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390070.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Popular

This chapter explores the early years of the songwriting partnership between Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick, who began writing songs together in 1957 for a Broadway musical about boxing, The Body ... More


Good Neighbour Diplomacy and Somoza’s Rise to Power, 1934–1935

ANDREW CRAWLEY

in Somoza and Roosevelt: Good Neighbour Diplomacy in Nicaragua, 1933-1945

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199212651
eISBN:
9780191707315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212651.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses Anastasio Somoza's rise to power as an end-result of Washington's good neighbour diplomacy. It tells of the circumstances that facilitated Somoza's rise to power and the idea ... More


A New Neighbour Takes Charge, 1935–1936

ANDREW CRAWLEY

in Somoza and Roosevelt: Good Neighbour Diplomacy in Nicaragua, 1933-1945

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199212651
eISBN:
9780191707315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212651.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter argues that by the beginning of 1935 the positions of the main factions within Nicaragua were explicit. According to Lane, Somoza was ‘definitely determined to be the next president’. ... More


A Red (in the) City Hall

Daniel O. Prosterman

in Defining Democracy: Electoral Reform and the Struggle for Power in New York City

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195377736
eISBN:
9780199979158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377736.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

As discussed in Chapter 5, the victory of one Communist in the 1941 council elections—and two in 1943—cemented anti-Communism as the central rhetorical weapon for Democrats and Republicans in their ... More


Nicaragua, 1927

David J. Bettez

in Kentucky Marine: Major General Logan Feland and the Making of the Modern USMC

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813144573
eISBN:
9780813145143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144573.003.0012
Subject:
History, Military History

In March 1927 Feland becomes commander of Marines in Nicaragua. Presidential representative Henry Stimson travels to Nicaragua to arrange a peace settlement between Conservatives and Liberals, which ... More


Postelection Nicaragua, 1929

David J. Bettez

in Kentucky Marine: Major General Logan Feland and the Making of the Modern USMC

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813144573
eISBN:
9780813145143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144573.003.0014
Subject:
History, Military History

In early November 1928 the Marines oversee a peaceful national election in Nicaragua, which Liberal candidate José Moncada wins. After the election, Feland remains in Nicaragua, and the campaign ... More


The Battle of the Northeast Bronx, Part 1

Joseph B. Raskin

in The Routes Not Taken: A Trip Through New York City's Unbuilt Subway System

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823253692
eISBN:
9780823261109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823253692.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the efforts to extend subway service into the Northeast Bronx. Originally proposed in 1928 as an extension of the IND Concourse Line, it would take on other forms. The task of ... More


The Battle of the Northeast Bronx, Part 2

Joseph B. Raskin

in The Routes Not Taken: A Trip Through New York City's Unbuilt Subway System

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823253692
eISBN:
9780823261109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823253692.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 10 is the second part of the history of the efforts to extend the IND Concourse line into the Northeast Bronx and how those plans led to New York City’s obtaining the right-of-way of the New ... More


Politics of Practice: An African American Woman Judge on the Domestic Relations Court

Jacqueline A. McLeod

in Daughter of the Empire State: The Life of Judge Jane Bolin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036576
eISBN:
9780252093616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036576.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter looks at how Jane Bolin's trajectory in the legal profession suddenly diverged when New York City Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia appointed her to the Domestic Relations Court, making her ... More


Defenseless Under the Night: The Roosevelt Years, Civil Defense, and the Origins of Homeland Security

Matthew Dallek

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199743124
eISBN:
9780190469559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743124.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Before Pearl Harbor, Americans feared foreign invasions, air raids, biological weapons, and, conversely, the prospect of a dictatorship being established in the United States. To protect Americans ... More


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