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Italian Americans, Consumerism, and the Cold War in Transnational Perspective

Danielle Battisti

in Making Italian America: Consumer Culture and the Production of Ethnic Identities

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256235
eISBN:
9780823261741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256235.003.0009
Subject:
History, Economic History

The chapter shows that the appreciation of so many Italian Americans for the material rewards that American liberalism had delivered to them was used as a transnational Cold War weapon—a means to ... More


Alberto Ginastera’s Bomarzo in the United States: Antinationalism and the Cold War

Carol A. Hess

in Representing the Good Neighbor: Music, Difference, and the Pan American Dream

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199919994
eISBN:
9780199345618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199919994.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, American

This chapter contextualizes Ginastera’s avant-garde opera Bomarzo, which premiered in Washington, D.C. in May 1967 and was greeted with a ten-minute standing ovation led by Vice President Hubert ... More


Accountability for Killing: Moral Responsibility for Collateral Damage in America's Post-9/11 Wars

Neta Crawford

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199981724
eISBN:
9780199369942
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981724.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, American Politics

United States officials argued during America’s post-9-/11 wars that the US took every precaution to prevent unintended civilian death and injury — known as collateral damage — due to US military ... More


“White Blood Turns Red”: Playing Indian in US Comics

Chad A. Barbour

in From Daniel Boone to Captain America: Playing Indian in American Popular Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781496806840
eISBN:
9781496806888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496806840.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Chapter four engages more directly with playing Indian in comic books, examining a host of titles in the 1940s and 1950s and afterwards that feature a white hero adopted by Indians or appropriating ... More


University, Court, and Slave: Proslavery Academic Thought and Southern Jurisprudence, 1831–1861

Alfred L. Brophy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199964239
eISBN:
9780190625931
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964239.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Political History

University, Court, and Slave recovers the world of proslavery thought from the Nat Turner rebellion in 1831 to the start of the Civil War. It begins with William and Mary professor Thomas R. Dew, who ... More


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