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Charlie Brown's AmericaThe Popular Politics of Peanuts

Charlie Brown's America: The Popular Politics of Peanuts

Blake Scott Ball

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190090463
eISBN:
9780190090494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190090463.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

Charles Schulz’s Peanuts was an unexpectedly political comic strip. While many people have come to identify Charlie Brown, Linus, Lucy, Peppermint Patty, and Snoopy with childhood and innocence, ... More

Camping GroundsPublic Nature in American Life from the Civil War to the Occupy Movement

Camping Grounds: Public Nature in American Life from the Civil War to the Occupy Movement

Phoebe S.K. Young

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780195372410
eISBN:
9780190093587
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195372410.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Cultural History

Camping appears to be a simple proposition, a time-honored way of getting away from it all. Yet as this book demonstrates, the simplicity of camping is deceptive, its history and meanings far from ... More

Flowers Through ConcreteExplorations in Soviet Hippieland

Flowers Through Concrete: Explorations in Soviet Hippieland

Juliane Fürst

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198788324
eISBN:
9780191830259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788324.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, European Modern History

Flowers through Concrete: Explorations in Soviet Hippieland does what the title promises. It takes readers on a journey into a world few knew existed: the lives and thoughts of Soviet hippies, who in ... More

Sun Ra's ChicagoAfrofuturism and the City

Sun Ra's Chicago: Afrofuturism and the City

William Sites

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226732077
eISBN:
9780226732244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226732244.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The emergence of Sun Ra and his Arkestra in 1950s Chicago is seen today as a foundational moment for Afrofuturist modes of cultural expression. Sun Ra's Chicago investigates how the bandleader's ... More

French on Shifting GroundCultural and Coastal Erosion in South Louisiana

French on Shifting Ground: Cultural and Coastal Erosion in South Louisiana

Nathalie Dajko

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496830647
eISBN:
9781496830975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830647.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

French on Shifting Ground introduces readers to the lower Lafourche Basin, Louisiana, where the land, a language, and a way of life are at risk due to climate change, environmental disaster, and ... More

Behind the TimesVirginia Woolf in Late-Victorian Contexts

Behind the Times: Virginia Woolf in Late-Victorian Contexts

Mary Jean Corbett

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752469
eISBN:
9781501752483
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752469.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Virginia Woolf, throughout her career as a novelist and critic, deliberately framed herself as a modern writer invested in literary tradition but not bound to its conventions; engaged with politics ... More

The Hangover after the HandoverThings, Places and Cultural Icons in Hong Kong

The Hangover after the Handover: Things, Places and Cultural Icons in Hong Kong

Helena Y.W. Wu

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789621952
eISBN:
9781800341661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621952.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

As a former British colony (1842-1997) and now a Special Administrative Region (from 1997 onwards) practicing the “One Country Two Systems” policy with the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong has ... More

Pen, print and communication in the eighteenth century

Pen, print and communication in the eighteenth century

Caroline Archer-Parré and Malcolm Dick (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622300
eISBN:
9781800341500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622300.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Pen, print and communication in the eighteenth century is a volume of fourteen essays each of which explores the production, distribution and consumption of both private and public texts during the ... More

The Ties that BindTransatlantic Abolitionism in the Age of Reform, c. 1820-1866

The Ties that Bind: Transatlantic Abolitionism in the Age of Reform, c. 1820-1866

J. R. Oldfield

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622003
eISBN:
9781800341708
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622003.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book explores the close affinities that bound together anti-slavery activists in Britain and the USA during the mid-nineteenth century, years that witnessed the overthrow of slavery in both the ... More

Hamilton and the LawReading Today's Most Contentious Legal Issues through the Hit Musical

Hamilton and the Law: Reading Today's Most Contentious Legal Issues through the Hit Musical

Lisa A. Tucker (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752216
eISBN:
9781501752230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752216.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Since its Broadway debut, Hamilton: An American Musical has infused itself into the American experience: who shapes it, who owns it, who can rap it best. Lawyers and legal scholars, recognizing the ... More

The Haunt of HomeA Journey through America's Heartland

The Haunt of Home: A Journey through America's Heartland

Zachary Michael Jack

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751790
eISBN:
9781501751813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751790.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

What does it mean to deeply love a home place that haunts us still? From Mark Twain to Grant Wood to Garrison Keillor, regionalists from the Gilded Age to the Digital Age have explored the American ... More

Sweet GreeksFirst-Generation Immigrant Confectioners in the Heartland

Sweet Greeks: First-Generation Immigrant Confectioners in the Heartland

Ann Flesor Beck

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043406
eISBN:
9780252052286
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043406.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This narrative is about Greek immigrants to America from 1880 to 1930. Unlike previous studies focusing on immigrant communities in major cities, this is a rural study, examining the Greeks who ... More

Distant SistersAustralasian Women and the International Struggle for the Vote, 1880-1914

Distant Sisters: Australasian Women and the International Struggle for the Vote, 1880-1914

James Keating

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781526140951
eISBN:
9781526158345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140968
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Distant Sisters offers a new history of the connections that women in Australia and New Zealand made with one another, and suffragists across the world, in their pioneer pursuit of the vote and ... More

American Travellers in Liverpool

American Travellers in Liverpool

David Seed (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622041
eISBN:
9781800343467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622041.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Liverpool was one of the first consulates to be established by the USA. It was also the first port of call for most American travellers throughout the nineteenth century. Many of these visitors left ... More

Roadside AmericansThe Rise and Fall of Hitchhiking in a Changing Nation

Roadside Americans: The Rise and Fall of Hitchhiking in a Changing Nation

Jack Reid

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655000
eISBN:
9781469655024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655000.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Between the Great Depression and the mid-1970s, hitchhikers were a common sight for motorists, as American service members, students, and adventurers sought out the romance of the road in droves. ... More

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