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F.B. Eyes: How J. Edgar Hoover's Ghostreaders Framed African American Literature

William J. Maxwell

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691130200
eISBN:
9781400852062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691130200.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Few institutions seem more opposed than African American literature and J. Edgar Hoover's Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). But behind the scenes, the FBI's hostility to black protest was ... More


Conclusion: The Legacy of Francis’s Rule

DAVID LAVEN

in Venice and Venetia under the Habsburgs: 1815-1835

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198205746
eISBN:
9780191717147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205746.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter both summarises the key findings of the book, and seeks to explain why Venice and Venetia had turned by 1848 from being extremely stable to being a hotbed of political unrest. It is ... More


Stanford in Turmoil: Campus Unrest, 1966–1972

Richard W. Lyman

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760799
eISBN:
9780804771016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760799.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book provides a rare insider's look at one school's experience of dramatic political unrest during the late 1960s and early 1970s. It provides a unique perspective on the events that roiled the ... More


The Decline of Latin American Economies: Growth, Institutions, and Crises

Sebastian Edwards, Gerardo Esquivel, and Graciela Marquez (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226185002
eISBN:
9780226185033
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226185033.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Latin America's economic performance is mediocre at best, despite abundant natural resources and flourishing neighbors to the north. The perplexing question of how some of the wealthiest nations in ... More


Epilogue

Guenter B. Risse

in Driven by Fear: Epidemics and Isolation in San Francisco's House of Pestilence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039843
eISBN:
9780252097959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039843.003.0011
Subject:
History, Social History

This concluding chapter turns to more recent threats to public health—new epidemics such as severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), as well as a contemporary resurgence of bioterror. With national ... More


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