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Sport, Patriotism, and the Will to Win

Keith Robbins

in Nineteenth-Century Britain: Integration and Diversity. The Ford Lectures Delivered in the University of Oxford 1986-1987

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205852
eISBN:
9780191676819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205852.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the role of sport and patriotism in creating regional diversity or unity in Great Britain. The emergence of sports in its modern form in the 1860s had unexpected consequences ... More


Between Two Motherlands: Nationality and Emigration among the Greeks of Bulgaria, 1900-1949

Theodora Dragostinova

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449451
eISBN:
9780801460685
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449451.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In 1900, 2 percent of Bulgaria's population could be described as Greek, whether by nationality, language, or religion. The complex identities of the population became entangled in the growing ... More


What Really Motivates Transnational Suicide Terrorists

in Cutting the Fuse: The Explosion of Global Suicide Terrorism and How to Stop It

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226645605
eISBN:
9780226645643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226645643.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyzes the phenomenon of transnational suicide terrorism. It explains that transnational suicide terrorism, a rare phenomenon largely associated with the progressive radicalization of ... More


Introduction

Amy Murrell Taylor

in The Divided Family in Civil War America

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829691
eISBN:
9781469605265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899076_taylor.4
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This book focuses on the divided family in the American Civil War. It presents the image of a “house divided,” or a family in conflict through the war. The book also follows the interplay of ... More


The Divided Family in Civil War America

Amy Murrell Taylor

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829691
eISBN:
9781469605265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899076_taylor
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The Civil War has long been described as a war pitting “brother against brother.” The divided family is an enduring metaphor for the divided nation, but it also accurately reflects the reality of ... More


Mapping the Nation: History and Cartography in Nineteenth-Century America

Susan Schulten

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226740683
eISBN:
9780226740706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226740706.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In the nineteenth century, Americans began to use maps in radically new ways. For the first time, medical men mapped diseases to understand and prevent epidemics, natural scientists mapped climate ... More


Conclusions

Theodor Meron

in Henry's Wars and Shakespeare's Laws: Perspectives on the Law of War in the Later Middle Ages

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258117
eISBN:
9780191681790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258117.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Because of the various attributes of medieval society and the nature of medieval society, the events discussed in this book did not serve as a perfect venue for coming up with understandable, ... More


Turmoil at Tule

Eileen H. Tamura

in In Defense of Justice: Joseph Kurihara and the Japanese American Struggle for Equality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037788
eISBN:
9780252095061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037788.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the Tule Lake concentration camp. Construction of the camp began in April 1942; in late May, five hundred Japanese American volunteers from the temporary detention camps at ... More


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