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1767: Thomas Nicholson Urges Gradual Emancipation

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/9780813034706.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

Thomas Nicholson (1715–1780), a prominent landowner, merchant, Quaker missionary, and author in Perquimans County addressed an open letter to his co-religionists a year before the Western Quarter ... More


1777–1797: List of Emancipated Blacks Who Were Re-Enslaved

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/9780813034706.003.0013
Subject:
History, African-American History

In 1792, the Standing Committee of the North Carolina Yearly Meeting for the Western Quarter wrote to the Philadelphia Meeting for Sufferings regarding the plight of manumitted persons who had been ... More


1878

Roland John Wiley

in Tchaikovsky

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195368925
eISBN:
9780199852468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368925.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky was in Western Europe until April 1878, then returned to Russia. From November 15 to the end of the year, he was in Western Europe again, spending almost a month in Florence ... More


1939–1941

Patrick McGilligan

in Fritz Lang: The Nature of the Beast

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676552
eISBN:
9781452948942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676552.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter details events in Fritz Lang’s life from 1939 to 1941. These include receiving his American citizenship on August 14, 1939; the death of his father, Anton Lang, on February 28, 1940, at ... More


1952–1953

Patrick McGilligan

in Fritz Lang: The Nature of the Beast

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676552
eISBN:
9781452948942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676552.003.0019
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter describes films directed by Fritz Lang from 1952 to 1953. These include Rancho Notorious, his third Western, released in February 1952. Despite a last-minute title change, despite the ... More


A “Century of Humiliation”

Peter Hays Gries

in China's New Nationalism: Pride, Politics, and Diplomacy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520232976
eISBN:
9780520931947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232976.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on China's century-long national humiliation. It describes Xia Ziyi's 1996 painting The Awakened Lion with calligraphy which states that “the sleeping lion has awoken, erasing ... More


“A Candle Lit in the Darkness”: The Christmas Truce and the First World War

Terri Blom Crocker

in The Christmas Truce: Myth, Memory, and the First World War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166155
eISBN:
9780813166650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166155.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the conventional narrative of the Christmas truce and then introduces the popular narrative of the First World War, demonstrates how the standard view of the Christmas truce ... More


“A City on a Hill”: America as Exception

Natsu Taylor Saito

in Meeting the Enemy: American Exceptionalism and International Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814798362
eISBN:
9780814786512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814798362.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter traces the ideology of American exceptionalism to the earliest English settlers' belief in their divinely ordained mission to bring progress and civilization to the wilderness. In ... More


. A Fine Good Place to be

Matthew Carter

in Myth of the Western: New Perspectives on Hollywood's Frontier Narrative

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748685585
eISBN:
9780748697038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748685585.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The second chapter raises issues about the structuring role played by race in both the myth of the West and the Western. The genre's portrayal of Native Americans is rethought in this section, ... More


. A Good Man With a Gun

Matthew Carter

in Myth of the Western: New Perspectives on Hollywood's Frontier Narrative

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748685585
eISBN:
9780748697038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748685585.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The first chapter begins by discussing the terms by which the classical Western has been analysed: the promotion of the myth of the West, the substitution of myth for history, and the promotion of ... More


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