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A Very Philosophical War: The Global New Deal and Its Critics

David Ellwood

in The Shock of America: Europe and the Challenge of the Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198228790
eISBN:
9780191741739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228790.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter is divided into three main sections. Firstly, it embraces emergence of a vast American determination to reform the world so as to eliminate the roots of Europe's ability to b ring war ... More


The Fight over Revocation

Clarence Taylor

in Reds at the Blackboard: Communism, Civil Rights, and the New York City Teachers Union

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152693
eISBN:
9780231526487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152693.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on a crucial period in the history of the New York City Teachers Union (TU): the revocation of its charter. The mid-1930s through early 1940s was a very difficult period for the ... More


“A Hell of a Whipping”

Robert Bussel

in Fighting for Total Person Unionism: Harold Gibbons, Ernest Calloway, and Working-Class Citizenship

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039492
eISBN:
9780252097607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039492.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how Harold Gibbons and Ernest Calloway's ambitious plans were derailed by aggressive investigations of alleged union corruption in which the Teamsters became a primary target ... More


Epilogue: Afrocentrism and the Neoliberal Ethos

Russell Rickford

in We Are an African People: Independent Education, Black Power, and the Radical Imagination

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199861477
eISBN:
9780190455637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199861477.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the ideological transformation of Pan African nationalism from the late 1970s through the early twenty-first century. The proliferation of black nationalist schools in the last ... More


Epilogue: Public Problems and Private Education in the Post-World War II Era

Robert N. Gross

in Public vs. Private: The Early History of School Choice in America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190644574
eISBN:
9780190644604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190644574.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The epilogue examines how, in the second half of the twentieth century, private schools took on increasingly public roles. Legislators, policymakers, and intellectuals in the 1950s and 1960s proposed ... More


Choosing Battles in the Cold War

Jocelyn Olcott

in International Women's Year: The Greatest Consciousness-Raising Event in History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780195327687
eISBN:
9780199344833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195327687.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses how two camps emerged among NGO leaders planning IWY activities. A small group of New York–based women focused its efforts on political equality and educational and economic ... More


At Last We Have Gotten Together

David L. Roll

in The Hopkins Touch: Harry Hopkins and the Forging of the Alliance to Defeat Hitler

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199891955
eISBN:
9780190254544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199891955.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Harry Hopkins's role as intermediary in the conference between Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill in August 1941 in Placentia Bay. It examines the issues relating to ... More


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