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Better Presentations: A Guide for Scholars, Researchers, and Wonks

Jonathan Schwabish

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231175210
eISBN:
9780231542791
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175210.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

Whether you are a university professor, researcher at a think tank, graduate student, or analyst at a private firm, chances are that at some point you have presented your work in front of an ... More


Music in America's Cold War Diplomacy

Danielle Fosler-Lussier

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520284135
eISBN:
9780520959781
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284135.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

During the Cold War, thousands of musicians from the United States traveled the world under the sponsorship of the U.S. State Department’s Cultural Presentations program. Using archival documents and ... More


Jazz Diplomacy at Home and Abroad, 1954–1957

Lisa E. Davenport

in Jazz Diplomacy: Promoting America in the Cold War Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732689
eISBN:
9781604733440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732689.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

As anti-Communist fervor intensified in the mid-1950s due to the pervasive tyranny of the Soviet Union, racial oppression in America persisted despite efforts to buttress the image of American ... More


Introduction: Instruments of Diplomacy

Danielle Fosler-Lussier

in Music in America's Cold War Diplomacy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520284135
eISBN:
9780520959781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284135.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter describes how the State Department’s Cultural Presentations program was planned by the United States government and carried out through diplomatic posts in the field. Music played an ... More


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