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Two Views of One Valley

Robert W. Righter

in The Battle Over Hetch Hetchy: America's Most Controversial Dam and the Birth of Modern Environmentalism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195149470
eISBN:
9780199788934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149470.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In early 1908, San Francisco felt confident that the Hetch Hetchy Valley would soon hold a reservoir. Secretary of the Interior James Garfield favored the city, and he formally approved the city's ... More


Reforming the Anti-Intellectual Presidency

Elvin T. Lim

in The Anti-Intellectual Presidency: The Decline of Presidential Rhetoric from George Washington to George W. Bush

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195342642
eISBN:
9780199851843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342642.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter proposes a corrective account of rhetorical leadership premised on pedagogy, rather than demagogy. It also provides these tentative thoughts as an invitation to start, rather than to ... More


The Taft-Roosevelt Split, 1905–1912

Lewis L. Gould

in The Republicans: A History of the Grand Old Party

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199936625
eISBN:
9780190252700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199936625.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter details events leading up to the Republican National Convention in June 1912 when the party broke into competing factions supporting Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard Taft. Taft and ... More


The Frontier Club: Popular Westerns and Cultural Power, 1880-1924

Christine Bold

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199731794
eISBN:
9780199332441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731794.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, American History: 19th Century

“The Frontier Club” is Christine Bold’s name for the network of eastern aristocrats who created the western as we now most commonly know it. At the turn of the twentieth century, they yoked this most ... More


The Clash of Christs

David Burns

in The Life and Death of the Radical Historical Jesus

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199929504
eISBN:
9780199315963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199929504.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Bouck White (chap. 3) is the focus of this chapter dealing with the relationship between the radical historical Jesus, muscular Christianity, and the militaristic Christ of the preparedness movement. ... More


The United States and Europe: 1909–1920

Constance Jordan

in Reason and Imagination: The Selected Correspondence of Learned Hand

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199899104
eISBN:
9780190260132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199899104.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines Hand's correspondence from 1909 to 1920, showing his investment in the politics of the nation and his engagement with the policies of the European powers. His letters to ... More


The Monroe Doctrine in the Nineteenth Century

Jay Sexton

in Outside In: The Transnational Circuitry of US History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190459840
eISBN:
9780190459888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190459840.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, American History: 19th Century

The Monroe Doctrine reveals how nineteenth-century statecraft was the product of both internal and external processes and pressures. This chapter advances two arguments. First, it positions itself ... More


Selling Empire, 1898–1904

Benjamin Allen Coates

in Legalist Empire: International Law and American Foreign Relations in the Early Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190495954
eISBN:
9780190495985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190495954.003.0003
Subject:
History, Economic History

Chapter 2 analyzes the political, legal, and ideological debates that followed the Spanish-American War of 1898. It shows how lawyers such as Elihu Root and John Bassett Moore helped the McKinley and ... More


Legalism in the World, 1907–1913

Benjamin Allen Coates

in Legalist Empire: International Law and American Foreign Relations in the Early Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190495954
eISBN:
9780190495985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190495954.003.0005
Subject:
History, Economic History

Chapter 4 shows how key US elites embraced the legalist project for world order. The US delegation to the 1907 Hague Peace Conference took the lead in supporting the creation of an international ... More


“Les Anglo-Saxons”: Great Britain

Norman Birnbaum

in After Progress: American Social Reform and European Socialism in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195158595
eISBN:
9780199849352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158595.003.0009
Subject:
History, Political History

The United Kingdom was the first society to develop an industrially produced mass culture superimposed upon the ties of family, neighborhood, and workplace. In the last years of the 19th century and ... More


Anti-Federalism & the Progressive Creative Destruction1

Elvin T. Lim

in The Lovers' Quarrel: The Two Foundings and American Political Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199812189
eISBN:
9780199382606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199812189.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the Progressive era, which started from the 1890s and spanned the 1910s. One cannot make sense of this kaleidoscopic movement unless one incorporates the missing piece to ... More


Individualism and Progressivism: Conceptual Underpinnings

George Klosko

in The Transformation of American Liberalism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199973415
eISBN:
9780190676346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199973415.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

The influence of strict laissez faire ideas in American politics around the turn of the twentieth century, and responses by thinkers in the Progressive movement, especially members of the Social ... More


Taming the Strenuous Life

Alexander Livingston

in Damn Great Empires!: William James and the Politics of Pragmatism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190237158
eISBN:
9780190237189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190237158.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

This chapter examines the melancholia that came to affect republican conceptions of freedom in Gilded Age America. Like the reactive self-assertion James discussed in the register of metaphysics in ... More


The Pan-American Redefinition of the Monroe Doctrine and the Emerging Language of American International Law

Juan Pablo Scarfi

in The Hidden History of International Law in the Americas: Empire and Legal Networks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190622343
eISBN:
9780190622374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190622343.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

Chapter 3 studies the way in which the debates over the existence and nature of an American international law drew on discussions about the Monroe Doctrine and its legitimacy and redefinition as a ... More


The Ragtime Dance, 1902

Edward A. Berlin

in King of Ragtime: Scott Joplin and His Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199740321
eISBN:
9780190245221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740321.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, American, Opera

A later version of the stage work that Joplin had performed in 1899 and 1900 finally reached print in the spring of 1902. At the insistence of his daughter Eleanor, John Stark published it under the ... More


Legalist Empire: International Law and American Foreign Relations in the Early Twentieth Century

Benjamin Allen Coates

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190495954
eISBN:
9780190495985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190495954.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

Legalist Empire explores the intimate connections between international law and empire in the United States from 1898 to 1919. Though many histories treat Woodrow Wilson’s plans for the League of ... More


Bitter Cry of Progress

Vincent DiGirolamo

in Crying the News: A History of America's Newsboys

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780195320251
eISBN:
9780190933258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195320251.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History

New laws call for new stories, and in the early 1900s those stories were increasingly told by muckraking journalists, documentary photographers, and social reformers. Upton Sinclair, Lewis Hine, Jane ... More


Toward a Double Life

Robert Dallek

in Democrat and Diplomat: The Life of William E. Dodd

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199946938
eISBN:
9780190254599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199946938.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on William Dodd's involvement in public affairs, from the time he returned to the United States in November 1899 to the summer of 1905, when he had been greatly excited by the ... More


4 Progressivism and the 1912 Election

Daniel Crane

in The Making of Competition Policy: Legal and Economic Sources

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199782796
eISBN:
9780190261351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199782796.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This chapter investigates the 1912 presidential elections which led to the passing of the Clayton Antitrust Act and Federal Trade Commission Act of 1914, which provided more policies about antitrust ... More


Reason and Imagination: The Selected Correspondence of Learned Hand

Constance Jordan (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199899104
eISBN:
9780190260132
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199899104.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Judge Learned Hand is an icon of American Law. Though he was never nominated to the United States highest court, Hand is nevertheless more frequently quoted by legal scholars and in Supreme Court ... More


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