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Strike Up the Band

Andrew E. Stoner

in The Journalist of Castro Street: The Life of Randy Shilts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042485
eISBN:
9780252051326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042485.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Shilts begins work on And the Band Played On for St. Martin’s Press – despite an initial struggle to find a publisher for the work. Shilts tackles the complexity of writing about an ongoing ... More


A House Divided: Dr. Bellamy’s Mansion

Philip Gerard

in The Last Battleground: The Civil War Comes to North Carolina

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469649566
eISBN:
9781469649580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649566.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

On the eve of war, Dr. John D. Bellamy of Wilmington-one of the wealthiest slave owners in the South-throws a torchlight parade to celebrate secession. He builds a Greek Revival mansion, the grandest ... More


The Racial Politics of Microbes in Colonial Dakar

Aro Velmet

in Pasteur's Empire: Bacteriology and Politics in France, Its Colonies, and the World

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190072827
eISBN:
9780190072858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190072827.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter analyzes how the 1928 yellow fever epidemic caused a major political upset in colonial Dakar, reoriented West African public health policies, and empowered the Pasteur Institute in the ... More


Years of Crisis

Carolyn James

in A Renaissance Marriage: The Political and Personal Alliance of Isabella d'Este and Francesco Gonzaga, 1490-1519

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780199681211
eISBN:
9780191761195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199681211.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Social History

The advent of the Italian Wars (1494–1559) coincided with a devastating epidemic, initially dubbed the mal francese by Italians, because it was thought to have been brought to the peninsula with ... More


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