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1960–1975: The Triumph of Decentralization

James Nye

in A Long Time in Making: The History of Smiths

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198717256
eISBN:
9780191785986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717256.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Knowledge Management

There is a transition back to strong leadership—tough decisions are taken to address market conditions, despite unpalatable results. A weak Ralph Gordon-Smith allows two broad factions to emerge in ... More


“A Ghost of the Future”: Racial (Mis)perception and Black Subjectivity in LeRoi Jones’s <i>Dutchman</i>

Carol Bunch Davis

in Prefiguring Postblackness: Cultural Memory, Drama, and the African American Freedom Struggle of the 1960s

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781496802989
eISBN:
9781496803023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802989.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter offers a reading of Amiri Baraka's 1964 play, Dutchman, focusing on its use of race icons to engage with white liberal response to racial uplift ideology and its implications for black ... More


Administrative Centralization and Leadership Struggles in Ch’ŏndogyo, 1906–1908

Carl F. Young

in Eastern Learning and the Heavenly Way: The Tonghak and Chondogyo Movements and the Twilight of Korean Independence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838881
eISBN:
9780824868451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838881.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter contends that Tonghak's transition to Ch'ŏndogyo is an example of the challenges and opportunities faced by a religion attempting to maintain and increase its hold on modern society. ... More


Afghanistan Enters the Twenty-first Century

Thomas Barfield

in Afghanistan: A Cultural and Political History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691145686
eISBN:
9781400834532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691145686.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter looks at the first decade of the twenty-first century in Afghanistan. As the twentieth century ended, ever-larger numbers of Afghans had become caught up in political and military ... More


African and Caribbean Patterns in Mary Prince’s Resistance

Babacar M’Baye

in The Trickster Comes West: Pan-African Influence in Early Black Diasporan Narratives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732337
eISBN:
9781604733525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732337.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This chapter focuses on Mary Prince, the first black woman to free herself from slavery. While some critics have interpreted Prince’s work and life merely as individual struggles against slavery and ... More


Afro-Cubans in Cuba's War for Independence, 1895–1898

Aline Helg

in Military Struggle and Identity Formation in Latin America: Race, Nation, and Community During the Liberal Period

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034874
eISBN:
9780813038438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034874.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter explores Afro-Cubans' contribution to the war and some dimensions of their military experiences. It also discusses the concerns their massive participation raised among certain white ... More


Against Labor: How U.S. Employers Organized to Defeat Union Activism

Rosemary Feurer and Chad Pearson (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040818
eISBN:
9780252099311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040818.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Employers have enjoyed a tremendous amount of power throughout American history. This nine-chapter collection examines that power as it relates to the so-called “labor question” or “labor problem,” ... More


Agency Under Networks: Belonging and Privacy in Feminist Visual Culture

Esha Niyogi De

in Empire, Media, and the Autonomous Woman: A Feminist Critique of Postcolonial Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072553
eISBN:
9780199080915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072553.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter gives an in-depth look at the feminist dance theatre of Manjusri Chaki-Sircar and Ranjabati Sircar. Besides, it determines how this minimal norm of feminist temporal agency is being ... More


Ager Publicus from the Regal Period to 133

Saskia T. Roselaar

in Public Land in the Roman Republic: A Social and Economic History of Ager Publicus in Italy, 396-89 BC

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199577231
eISBN:
9780191723414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577231.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter starts with a short overview of the conquest of land in the regal and early Republican periods and the nature of the possession of land and debates concerning its possession in this ... More


Agrarian Class Struggle and the South African War

Jeremy Krikler

in Revolution from Above, Rebellion from Below: The Agrarian Transvaal at the Turn of the Century

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203803
eISBN:
9780191675997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203803.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter seeks to establish the class conflict, what might be termed a class war, which erupted in the Transvaal between 1899 and 1902. This radical upheaval was attendant upon the arrival of the ... More


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