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The Pilgrim Jubilee and What Came of It

Margaret Bendroth

in The Last Puritans: Mainline Protestants and the Power of the Past

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624006
eISBN:
9781469624020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624006.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter illustrates how the past had become something to purchase and own in the late nineteenth century. Like many Americans in the late nineteenth century, Congregationalists had begun to ... More


The Korean Reformers and the Late Chosŏn State

Yumi Moon

in Populist Collaborators: The Ilchinhoe and the Japanese Colonization of Korea, 1896-1910

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450419
eISBN:
9780801467950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450419.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter revisits the characteristics of the late Chosŏn state and examines in what directions its challengers tried to reform the state in the late nineteenth century. The resilience of the late ... More


British Liberal Internationalism, 1880-1930: Making Progress?

Casper Sylvest

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079092
eISBN:
9781781703151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079092.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book explores the development, character and legacy of the ideology of liberal internationalism in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Britain. Liberal internationalism provided a ... More


The Boston Council of 1865

Margaret Bendroth

in The Last Puritans: Mainline Protestants and the Power of the Past

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624006
eISBN:
9781469624020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624006.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter demonstrates how the Boston meeting of 1865 echoed a long and complicated argument about the past in American culture. It argues that beneath all of the disagreements, discussions, and ... More


Institutionalizing the “Most Recent Science”: Anthropology in the World of German Learning at the Fin de Siècle

in Anthropology at War: World War I and the Science of Race in Germany

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226222677
eISBN:
9780226222691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226222691.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the development of anthropological institutions in the late nineteenth century and their place within the wider world of Germany after 1900. During this period, physical ... More


The Legal and Political Vision of T. Thomas Fortune, Founder of the Afro-American League, 1880–1890

Susan D. Carle

in Defining the Struggle: National Racial Justice Organizing, 1880-1915

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199945740
eISBN:
9780199369843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945740.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Social History

This chapter examines the sources of T. Thomas Fortune's vision for founding a long-term national organization to lead the struggle for racial justice on a wide range of fronts. It looks at the legal ... More


Women on the Verge of History: Libuše and the Foundational Legend of Prague

Alfred Thomas

in Prague Palimpsest: Writing, Memory, and the City

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226795409
eISBN:
9780226795416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226795416.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter deploys the textual metaphor of the palimpsest—rather than the painterly image of the pentimento—to explore the constant revision of the foundational legend of Prague from the late tenth ... More


Science, Pseudoscience, and Science Falsely So-Called

Daniel P. Thurs and Ronald L. Numbers

in Philosophy of Pseudoscience: Reconsidering the Demarcation Problem

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226051796
eISBN:
9780226051826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226051826.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter presents a historical analysis of pseudoscience, tracking down the coinage and currency of the term and explaining its shifting meaning in tandem with the emerging historical identity of ... More


The National Afro-American League’s Founding and Law-Related Work, 1887–1895

Susan D. Carle

in Defining the Struggle: National Racial Justice Organizing, 1880-1915

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199945740
eISBN:
9780199369843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945740.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Social History

This chapter examines the extant evidence concerning the National Afro-American League's test case litigation and state legislative reform efforts and explores the political and legal perspectives of ... More


Empire as World and Idea: Colonialism and Society in Germany

John Phillip Short

in Magic Lantern Empire: Colonialism and Society in Germany

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450945
eISBN:
9780801468230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450945.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter looks at how colonial discourse revealed the fractured and shifting nature of a post-public sphere in late nineteenth-century Germany. Colonial discourse originated in the ... More


Second Sight: The Visionary Imagination in Late Victorian Literature

Catherine Maxwell

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071447
eISBN:
9781781701096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071447.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This study, which examines a range of canonical and less-well-known writers, is a reassessment of late Victorian literature in its relation to visionary Romanticism. It examines six late Victorian ... More


Dining Out

Jessica Ellen Sewell

in Women and the Everyday City: Public Space in San Francisco, 1890-1915

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669738
eISBN:
9781452947150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669738.003.0003
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter is about “eating-out” in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. During the late nineteenth century, establishments for eating-out included tearooms, confectioners, and ... More


The Dispute between the “Radicals” and the “Accommodationists” within the Afro-American Council: Reverdy Ransom and Booker T. Washington’s Contrasting Visions of Racial Justice, 1895–1902

Susan D. Carle

in Defining the Struggle: National Racial Justice Organizing, 1880-1915

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199945740
eISBN:
9780199369843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945740.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Social History

The disputes that took place within the National Afro-American Council exposed deep ideological fissures among the organization's central figures. These fault lines are examined by contrasting the ... More


“Unity in Diversity”: The National Association of Colored Women’s

Susan D. Carle

in Defining the Struggle: National Racial Justice Organizing, 1880-1915

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199945740
eISBN:
9780199369843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945740.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Social History

This chapter argues that the role of the National Association of Colored Women in early law-related civil rights activism should be reconceptualized to emphasize the importance of African American ... More


Adopting the Strigillated Motif: Some Case Studies

Janet Huskinson

in Roman Strigillated Sarcophagi: Art and Social History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199203246
eISBN:
9780191802522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203246.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter examines examples from four critical historical periods which saw the use of curved fluting as a contemporary decorative ornament. It was attractive for practical reasons (for its ... More


Eyeing Samoa: People, Places, and Spaces in Photographs of the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries

Leonard Bell

in Tropical Visions in an Age of Empire

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226164717
eISBN:
9780226164700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226164700.003.0009
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines a number of images produced locally within a commercial studio in Samoa, which tend to disrupt our expectations of stereotypical tropical scenes and portraits. These photographs ... More


The Rise of the Public Authority: Statebuilding and Economic Development in Twentieth-Century America

Gail Radford

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226037691
eISBN:
9780226037868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226037868.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

In the late nineteenth century, public officials throughout the United States began to experiment with new methods of managing their local economies and meeting the infrastructure needs of a newly ... More


Spectacles and Amusements

Jessica Ellen Sewell

in Women and the Everyday City: Public Space in San Francisco, 1890-1915

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669738
eISBN:
9781452947150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669738.003.0004
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter discusses how women were viewed in public gatherings in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The chapter considers public spaces in theaters, commercial shops, and parades. ... More


Childhood and the Classics: Britain and America, 1850-1965

Sheila Murnaghan and Deborah H. Roberts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199583478
eISBN:
9780191747472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199583478.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book explores the childhood reception of classical antiquity in Britain and the United States over a century-long period beginning in the mid-nineteenth century, with a focus on two genres of ... More


The Afro-American Council’s Internal History, 1898–1908

Susan D. Carle

in Defining the Struggle: National Racial Justice Organizing, 1880-1915

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199945740
eISBN:
9780199369843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945740.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Social History

This chapter analyzes the trajectory of the National Afro-American Council's internal history, which involved three stages: first, more radical members' efforts at dissent; second, Booker T. ... More


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