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Defeat from the Jaws of Victory

Neil Smith

in American Empire: Roosevelt's Geographer and the Prelude to Globalization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230279
eISBN:
9780520931527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230279.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter shows the defeat Isaiah Bowman experienced after the Second World War. It states that Bowman naturally assumed that important individuals would approach him after the war ended. However, ... More


Geographical Solicitude, Vital Anomaly

Neil Smith

in American Empire: Roosevelt's Geographer and the Prelude to Globalization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230279
eISBN:
9780520931527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230279.003.0016
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the American Century, while focusing on geography and globalism. It stresses that the American Century is synonymous with globalization, and that the increasing geographical ... More


1898 and the Making of a Practical Man

Neil Smith

in American Empire: Roosevelt's Geographer and the Prelude to Globalization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230279
eISBN:
9780520931527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230279.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter introduces Isaiah Bowman, a former leader of the militia who decided to pursue a career as a geographer. It first provides some information on Bowman's early life, including the time he ... More


From the Russian Pale to the Lower East Side: The Cultural Roots of Four Jewish Women’s Radicalism

Annelise Orleck

in Common Sense and a Little Fire: Women and WoOrleck, Anneliserking-Class Politics in the United States, 1900-1965

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469635910
eISBN:
9781469635934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635910.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter traces the roots of East European Jewish women’s Socialism, feminism and labor radicalism in the Eastern European towns and cities where they were born during the late 19th century. It ... More


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