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Gerda Lerner

in The Grimké Sisters from South Carolina: Pioneers for Women's Rights and Abolition

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807855669
eISBN:
9781469604879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807855669.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter traces the events of Wednesday February 21, 1838, when people from all over Boston came to the State House. Groups of abolitionists had come from all over the surrounding area to hear a ... More


1798: The Society of Friends Reacts to the House's Rejection of Its Memorial

Michael J. Crawford

in The Having of Negroes Is Become a Burden: The Quaker Struggle to Free Slaves in Revolutionary North Carolina

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034706
eISBN:
9780813038346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034706.003.0029
Subject:
History, African-American History

The chapter presents the minutes of the Pennsylvania Yearly Meeting for Sufferings held on 16 February 1798. The minutes said that the memorial “issued in a Conclusion of the United States ... More


1918–19: The Triumphal March of Reaction

Jonathan D. Smele

in The "Russian" Civil Wars, 1916—1926: Ten Years That Shook the World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190233044
eISBN:
9780190618551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190233044.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the escalation of violence across the former Russian Empire as the First World War drew to a close, analysing the origins and early operations of the anti-Bolshevik Volunteer ... More


1929: Mapping the Jewish World

Hasia Diner and Gennady Estraikh (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720202
eISBN:
9781479878253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720202.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The year 1929 represents a major turning point for interwar Jewish society, proving to be a year when Jews, regardless of where they lived, saw themselves affected by developments that took place ... More


A ‘lay divine’: Burke, Christianity, and the Preservation of the British State, 1790–1797

Nigel Aston

in Religious Change in Europe 1650–1914: Essays for John McManners

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205968
eISBN:
9780191676871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205968.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

The place of religion in the life of Edmund Burke remains a phenomenon as elusive as it is compelling, central to his vision in the 1790s. There are some areas of consensus. Most scholars, for ... More


A ‘new institutional fix’? The ‘community turn’ and the changing role of the voluntary sector

Rob Macmillan and Alan Townsend

in Landscapes of voluntarism: New spaces of health, welfare and governance

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346322
eISBN:
9781447302650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346322.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter explores how policies for regenerating deprived areas and tackling different aspects of social exclusion in the UK have taken a ‘community turn’ which embraces an enhanced role for the ... More


A ‘Public Works State’

Maurice Wright

in Japan's Fiscal Crisis: The Ministry of Finance and the Politics of Public Spending, 1975-2000

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250530
eISBN:
9780191697937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250530.003.0023
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Historically, Japan invested, and continues to invest, a greater proportion of its gross domestic product (GDP) in gross fixed capital formation than comparable industrialized countries. General ... More


A “New Babel of Voices”: Cacophony and Community in the Decolonizing World

Jason C. Parker

in Hearts, Minds, Voices: US Cold War Public Diplomacy and the Formation of the Third World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190251840
eISBN:
9780190251871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190251840.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, World Modern History

The USIA continued to expand its activities in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East throughout the 1950s. There, US outreach encountered volatile issues of race, empire, development, and decolonization ... More


A “New Europe”?

in Between States: The Transylvanian Question and the European Idea during World War II

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759861
eISBN:
9780804787550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759861.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter tracks some of the events and phenomena that drew on wartime and prewar conceptions relating to the future of Transylvania. In so doing, it seeks to explain how and why the Transylvanian ... More


A “Peculiar Kind” of Bath the Origin of Municipal Pools in America

Jeff Wiltse

in Contested Waters: A Social History of Swimming Pools in America

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831007
eISBN:
9781469604664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888988_wiltse.5
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the contested early history of municipal swimming pools in the United States. It traces the creation of municipal pools during the last third of the nineteenth century as public ... More


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