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Market Logic in the Era of Pure Science

Elizabeth Popp Berman

in Creating the Market University: How Academic Science Became an Economic Engine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147086
eISBN:
9781400840472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147086.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

This chapter presents a survey of the postwar golden era, when the logic of science was strong and increases in federal funding were large and steady. Yet even in this period, market logic was ... More


Freedom to Offend: How New York Remade Movie Culture

Raymond J. Haberski

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124292
eISBN:
9780813134918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124292.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In the postwar era, the lure of controversy sold movie tickets as much as the promise of entertainment did. This book investigates the movie culture that emerged as official censorship declined and ... More


The Concept of the New Negro and the Realities of Black Culture

Lawrence W. Levine

in The Unpredictable Past: Explorations in American Cultural History

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195082975
eISBN:
9780199854035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082975.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The chapter discusses the meaning of the ubiquitous notion of a “New Negro” which appears periodically in postbellum American society. Most scholars have failed to penetrate the rich and varied ... More


Protestantism in an Age of Anxiety: The Captive and Theological Revivals of Midcentury

Andrew S. Finstuen

in Original Sin and Everyday Protestants: The Theology of Reinhold Niebuhr, Billy Graham, and Paul Tillich in an Age of Anxiety

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807833360
eISBN:
9781469604572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898536_finstuen.5
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter illustrates an image contrary to the self-satisfied, placid image of the postwar era—especially the 1950s. Americans in these years, as W, H. Auden, Leonard Bernstein, and others noted, ... More


Germany on the Drawing Board: Architecture, Design, and Ceremony

Kay Schiller and Christopher Young

in The 1972 Munich Olympics and the Making of Modern Germany

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262133
eISBN:
9780520947580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262133.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter begins by discussing how the young republic devoted itself to a project of conscious and deliberate modernization that clearly broke with the National Socialist past. It then notes that ... More


Fighting Fascism at Home and Abroad: The Cold War Exile of Martha Dodd

Kathlene McDonald

in Feminism, the Left, and Postwar Literary Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617033018
eISBN:
9781617033025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617033018.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter aims to examine the literary career of Martha Dodd, which has been obscured by the controversy surrounding her. In her novels and short stories, Dodd uses female activists to challenge ... More


Introduction

Tula A. Connell

in Conservative Counterrevolution: Challenging Liberalism in 1950s Milwaukee

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039904
eISBN:
9780252098062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039904.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This introductory chapter sheds light on the complicated history of Milwaukee's politics. At midcentury, cities like Milwaukee were crucial political battlegrounds in the postwar era. In these ... More


The Standardization of Jingle Production in the 1950s and After

Timothy D. Taylor

in The Sounds of Capitalism: Advertising, Music, and the Conquest of Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226791159
eISBN:
9780226791142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226791142.003.0102
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter returns to the history of the jingle, particularly the standardization of jingle production in the 1950s. It discusses the entry of Broadway composers into advertising music and the rise ... More


Introduction

Simon Partner

in Assembled in Japan: Electrical Goods and the Making of the Japanese Consumer

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520217928
eISBN:
9780520923171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217928.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter discusses the arrival of mass consumer society and the rise of the consumer electrical goods industry. It evaluates how the Japanese masses were able to buy televisions and washing ... More


Heredity as Ideology: Situating Genomics Historically

Kelly E. Happe

in The Material Gene: Gender, Race, and Heredity after the Human Genome Project

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814790670
eISBN:
9780814744727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814790670.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter constructs a historical narrative of genetics that draws on already published histories as well as original research, beginning with the eugenics movement of the progressive era, in ... More


The Power of Racial Rape Myths after World War II

Dawn Rae Flood

in Rape in Chicago: Race, Myth, and the Courts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036897
eISBN:
9780252094415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036897.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter reveals how African American men and their attorneys challenged assumptions about black criminality and forced urban authorities to confront these assumptions during the postwar years, ... More


“Daddy, That's Not Your Job”

in Of War and Men: World War II in the Lives of Fathers and Their Families

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226467429
eISBN:
9780226470023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470023.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the evolution of fatherhood in U.S. before and after World War II. It highlights the fact that the expectation that fathers should know how to change a diaper was not new to the ... More


The Miracle and Bosley Crowther

RAYMOND J. HABERSKI

in Freedom to Offend: How New York Remade Movie Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124292
eISBN:
9780813134918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124292.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses Bosley Crowther, the only critic during the postwar era who had the power to make or break a picture, especially a foreign film. However, the main legacy of Bosley Crowther was ... More


Gerald Ford and the Challenges of the 1970s

Yanek Mieczkowski

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123493
eISBN:
9780813134956
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123493.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

History has not been kind to Gerald Ford. His name evokes an image of either America's only unelected president, who abruptly pardoned his corrupt predecessor, or an accident-prone man who failed to ... More


Back to Africa

Gerald Horne

in The Rise and Fall of the Associated Negro Press: Claude Barnett's Pan-African News and the Jim Crow Paradox

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252041198
eISBN:
9780252099762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041198.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter looks at the Associated Negro Press (ANP) and its competitor, the Negro Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), in the early postwar era. In any case, in the early postwar era, both the ... More


Revel with a Cause: Liberal Satire in Postwar America

Stephen E. Kercher

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226431642
eISBN:
9780226431659
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226431659.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

We live in a time much like the postwar era. A time of arch political conservatism and vast social conformity. A time in which our nation's leaders question and challenge the patriotism of those who ... More


Conclusion: Blondes Born Yesterday

Maria DiBattista

in Fast-Talking Dames

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088151
eISBN:
9780300133882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088151.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter concludes the insights exposed by this book regarding the character and influence that fast-talking dames had on American culture and society. It explores, for one, the slowing and ... More


Apotheosis

Perry Gauci

in William Beckford: First Prime Minister of the London Empire

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300166750
eISBN:
9780300195163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300166750.003.0008
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter describes the last two years of Beckford's life, which saw his British and imperial interests intertwined as never before. The intense divisions revealed by the Middlesex election and ... More


Caught in the Crossfire? The Public's Role in the Science Wars

Jane Gregory and Steve Miller

in The One Culture?: A Conversation about Science

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226467221
eISBN:
9780226467245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226467245.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The meaning of the phrase “public understanding of science” has evolved and diversified in the postwar era: what used to refer to the little-understood and barely interesting phenomenon of the ... More


Female Shamans: Ōshiro Tatsuhiro and Yuta

Leith Morton

in The Alien Within: Representations of the Exotic in Twentieth-Century Japanese Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832926
eISBN:
9780824870201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832926.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter turns to post-imperial Japan and the fiction of Öshiro Tatsuhiro, who is possibly the best-known contemporary Okinawan novelist. One reason Öshiro became established as an author in the ... More


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