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The Loyal West: Civil War and Reunion in Middle America

Matthew E. Stanley

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040733
eISBN:
9780252099175
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040733.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The Loyal West: Civil War and Reunion in Middle America examines identity and memory among Union soldiers and veterans in the Lower Middle West, a previously overlooked region. I use the phrase ... More


The Artifice of Reality in East Asia

Michael Keane, Anthony Fung, and Albert Moran

in New Television, Globalisation, and the East Asian Cultural Imagination

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098206
eISBN:
9789882207219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098206.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter examines the influence of reality-television formats in East Asia and looks at how they function as alternative models of program investment and production. While reality television is a ... More


What I Saw of Shiloh

Roy Morris, Jr.

in Ambrose Bierce: Alone in Bad Company

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195126280
eISBN:
9780199854165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195126280.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

As he was unfavored, Ambrose Bierce went from Elkhart to Indianapolis to begin his training as a full-fledged member of Company C, Ninth Indiana Volunteer Infantry Regiment, with thousands of young ... More


The Woods of Chickamauga

Roy Morris, Jr.

in Ambrose Bierce: Alone in Bad Company

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195126280
eISBN:
9780199854165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195126280.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Governor Oliver P. Morton traveled to the front to check what happened to his troops in Tennessee a few weeks after Shiloh. He saw an archaic eighteenth-century siege in the process of being wound ... More


Local Vino: The Winery Boom in the Heartland

James R. Pennell

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040740
eISBN:
9780252099199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040740.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

The art and craft of winemaking has put down roots in the Midwest, where enterprising vintners coax reds and whites from the prairie earth while their businesses stand at the hub of a new tradition ... More


The writing is on the wall: towards an open island and a complete structure

Maria Cristina Fumagalli

in On the Edge: Writing the Border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381601
eISBN:
9781781382349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381601.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter discusses various video performances, two sculptures, a musical video and the song lyrics it illustrates, a painting, and a poem by Dominican and Haitian artists who saw the Haitian ... More


Prologue

Donald G. Godfrey

in C. Francis Jenkins, Pioneer of Film and Television

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038280
eISBN:
9780252096150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038280.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This prologue recounts C. Francis Jenkins' first-ever demonstration of his camera-projector on a makeshift screen. Jenkins premiered his invention on June 6, 1894, for a small group of family and ... More


“She Is a Member of the 23rd”: Lucy Nichols and the Community of the Civil War Regiment

Barbara A. Gannon

in This Distracted and Anarchical People: New Answers for Old Questions about the Civil War-Era North

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823245680
eISBN:
9780823252664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245680.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

In 1915, when Lucy Nichols died, her passing was noted in the New York Times obituary section; this represented quite an honor for an illiterate former-slave. She was given this honor because she had ... More


“Toward a Black Agenda”: The IBW and a Black Political Agenda for the Seventies

Derrick E. White

in The Challenge of Blackness: The Institute of the Black World and Political Activism in the 1970s

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037356
eISBN:
9780813041605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037356.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter turns to the IBW's political analyses and its work as a think tank to develop a Black political agenda for the 1972 election. The IBW's analysis and agenda emphasized structural racism, ... More


Theology of Hate: A History of the World Church of the Creator

George Michael

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033501
eISBN:
9780813038698
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033501.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

During the weekend of July 4, 1999, Benjamin “August” Smith went on a three-day rampage in Illinois and Indiana, attacking Asians, Orthodox Jews, and African Americans. He left two dead and nine ... More


I Was Captured for the Last Time

John M. Porter

in One of Morgan’s Men: Memoirs of Lieutenant John M. Porter of the Ninth Kentucky Cavalry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129891
eISBN:
9780813135700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129891.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Captain Thomas H. Hines, Lieutenant John M. Porter, and eighty men from the Ninth Kentucky Cavalry were sent by John Hunt Morgan to the area between Brandenburg and Covington, Kentucky, because ... More


Rising to the Challenge

Robert K. Wallace

in Thirteen Women Strong: The Making of a Team

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125152
eISBN:
9780813135052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125152.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Indiana is a red state in basketball. Assembly Hall is a cathedral of the college game. Bright red banners at both ends of the court celebrate the achievements of Bobby Knight's men's teams. There ... More


Malformed Frog Types

Michael Lannoo

in Malformed Frogs: The Collapse of Aquatic Ecosystems

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255883
eISBN:
9780520942530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255883.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter present radiographs demonstrating the extensive range of frog malformation types. Malformation types are based on: (1) structures absent or reduced, (2) structures duplicated or ... More


How the West Was Sold

Jay Gitlin

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

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300101188
eISBN:
9780300155761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300101188.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

After the War of 1812, St. Louis emerged as a clearinghouse for regional settlement and a route to the Far West—especially New Mexico and the Upper Missouri. It also became the center of the nation's ... More


The Countryboy Cartoonist of National Fame: Abe Martin and Kin Hubbard Explained

Robert C. Harvey

in Insider Histories of Cartooning: Rediscovering Forgotten Famous Comics and Their Creators

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781628461428
eISBN:
9781626740778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461428.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter is about Kin Hubbard and his creation Abe Martin, who were celebrated humorists in the first quarter of the twentieth century. Abe Martin first appeared on the back page of the ... More


“Harmony, Unity, and Victory”: State Politics and Presidential Posturing

Michael Todd Landis

in Northern Men with Southern Loyalties: The Democratic Party and the Sectional Crisis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453267
eISBN:
9780801454837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453267.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines how Northern Democratic leaders sought to achieve “harmony, union, and victory” at the state level in the wake of the Compromise of 1850. Following their legislative victory, ... More


“The Strongest Northern Man on Southern Principles”: James Buchanan and Southern Power

Michael Todd Landis

in Northern Men with Southern Loyalties: The Democratic Party and the Sectional Crisis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453267
eISBN:
9780801454837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453267.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines James Buchanan's victory in the 1856 Democratic national nominating convention held in Cincinnati and what it means for the South. In February 1856, Jesse Bright and John ... More


“We Regarded You as Brothers”: Defeat and Division

Michael Todd Landis

in Northern Men with Southern Loyalties: The Democratic Party and the Sectional Crisis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453267
eISBN:
9780801454837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453267.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the Northern Democratic Party's disastrous showing in the 1858 elections and the division that beleaguered the party. It discusses the Democratic regulars' conflict with Stephen ... More


“Ecstasy and Grief”

Joseph McBride

in Steven Spielberg: A Biography, Second Edition

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604738360
eISBN:
9781604738377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604738360.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter details Spielberg’s involvement in the films E. T. The Extra-Terrestrial, Poltergeist, Gremlins, Twilight Zone—The Movie, and Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.


“An Awfully Big Adventure”

Joseph McBride

in Steven Spielberg: A Biography, Second Edition

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604738360
eISBN:
9781604738377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604738360.003.0016
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter details Spielberg’s sideline as producer of other directors’ movies; the impact of his production duties on the quality of his own films; his involvement in the TV series Amazing Stories ... More


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