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Francis Ford Coppola

Jeff Menne

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038822
eISBN:
9780252096785
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038822.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Acclaimed as one of the most influential and innovative American directors, Francis Ford Coppola is also lionized as a maverick auteur at war with Hollywood's power structure and an ardent critic of ... More


Twain's Brand: Humor in Contemporary American Culture

Judith Yaross Lee

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036439
eISBN:
9781621030577
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036439.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Samuel L. Clemens lost the 1882 lawsuit declaring his exclusive right to use “Mark Twain” as a commercial trademark, but he succeeded in the marketplace, where synergy among his comic journalism, ... More


Introduction: Immigrant Labor in the United States

Shannon Gleeson

in Conflicting Commitments: The Politics of Enforcing Immigrant Worker Rights in San Jose and Houston

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451218
eISBN:
9780801465772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451218.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This introductory chapter presents statistical and analytical data on immigrant labor conditions in the United States. It explains that immigrant—particularly undocumented—workers labor in nearly ... More


Becoming Market and People Cities

Michael Oluf Emerson and Kevin T. Smiley

in Market Cities, People Cities: The Shape of Our Urban Future

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479856794
eISBN:
9781479882922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479856794.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter details the history of Copenhagen and Houston. In Copenhagen, we showcase the medieval roots of the city and how it was compacted into a relatively small area until the mid-nineteenth ... More


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