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Comparative Performance of U.S. Econometric Models

Lawrence R. Klein (ed.)

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195057720
eISBN:
9780199854967
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195057720.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

One of the most important, and visible, things economists do is to forecast what will happen in the economy in the future. Each year, a number of different groups in the United States use their own ... More


Planting the Seed: Charles Sumner and John Quincy Adams

Burrus M. Carnahan

in Act of Justice: Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation and the Law of War

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124636
eISBN:
9780813134871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124636.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter discusses where Abraham Lincoln got the idea of using the law of war as a way to gain executive power. It is shown that Senator Charles Sumner of Massachusetts urged the president to use ... More


The Politics of Fatherhood in <i>Three Days before the Shooting …</i>

Lena Hill

in The New Territory: Ralph Ellison and the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781496806796
eISBN:
9781496806833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496806796.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Lena Hill’s “The Politics of Fatherhood in Three Days Before the Shooting . . .” examines Ellison’s use of fathers and sons to explore the role of African Americans in U.S. history. Hill focuses on ... More


Father Abraham: Ellison’s Agon with the Fathers in

Marc C. Conner

in The New Territory: Ralph Ellison and the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781496806796
eISBN:
9781496806833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496806796.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Marc Conner’s “Father Abraham: Ellison’s Agon with the Fathers in Three Days Before the Shooting . . .,” places Ellison’s essay “Tell It Like It Is, Baby” alongside Three Days to examine the role of ... More


“Abolition Invaders” and Rebel Deliverers

Berry Craig

in Kentucky Confederates: Secession, Civil War, and the Jackson Purchase

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813146928
eISBN:
9780813151441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813146928.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times” are the oft-quoted words that begin A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens's famous novel set in London and Paris during the French Revolution. ... More


Ambassadors of Foreign Policy, 1945–1950

D. Clayton Brown

in King Cotton in Modern America: A Cultural, Political, and Economic History since 1945

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737981
eISBN:
9781604737998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737981.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes efforts to restore the cotton industry’s foreign markets. Topics covered include the role of the American Cotton Shippers Association; the first cotton man in Europe, Robert ... More


Voicing Girlhood: Women's Life Writing and Narratives of Childhood

Jennifer Higginbotham

in The Girlhood of Shakespeare's Sisters: Gender, Transgression, Adolescence

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780748655908
eISBN:
9780748684397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748655908.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter focuses on the way early modern women represented their own girlhoods, raising questions about where and how girls spoke in early modern texts and what kinds of cultural work their ... More


The Death of the Rebel Press

Berry Craig

in Kentucky's Rebel Press: Pro-Confederate Media and the Secession Crisis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174594
eISBN:
9780813174846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174594.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Kentucky’s Union occupiers suppressed the state’s secessionist papers as treasonous. A few editors were arrested, but most were soon released. Walter Haldeman employed an elaborate ruse to flee to ... More


The Rebirth of the Old Rebel Press and the Thorny Issue of Censorship in Wartime

Berry Craig

in Kentucky's Rebel Press: Pro-Confederate Media and the Secession Crisis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174594
eISBN:
9780813174846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174594.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Kentucky became intensely pro-Southern after the war, a fact reflected in the rise of the old Confederate press. Some of the papers did not survive the conflict, but many did. Haldeman returned to ... More


Waiting for Hickey

John Patrick Diggins (ed.)

in Eugene O'Neill's America: Desire Under Democracy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226148809
eISBN:
9780226148823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226148823.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Drama

Eugene O'Neill began writing The Iceman Cometh in 1939. Whatever the postwar optimism of the Left, the play suggested that revolution and radical politics must be seen as a misplaced dream, ... More


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