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“The Most Natural View of the Whole”: Discovering the “Plot of 1741–42” and the Discursive Construction of the “Dangerous Other” in the Colonialist Discourse of Conspiracy

THELMA WILLS FOOTE

in Black and White Manhattan: The History of Racial Formation in Colonial New York City

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195165371
eISBN:
9780199871735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165371.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter reveals that, by the 1740s, interracial socializing among colonial New York City's subaltern population of enslaved blacks, propertyless white servants, and transients troubled ruling ... More


Robert Sterling Clark

James C. Nicholson

in Never Say Die: A Kentucky Colt, the Epsom Derby, and the Rise of the Modern Thoroughbred Industry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813141671
eISBN:
9780813142470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813141671.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The third chapter tells the story of Robert Sterling Clark, the owner of Never Say Die. Born a wealthy heir to a fortune based in the Singer sewing machine empire, Clark served in the U.S. Army and ... More


Until Choice Do Us Part: Marriage Reform in the Progressive Era

Clare Virginia Eby

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226085661
eISBN:
9780226085975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226085975.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Marriage has long been central to stories people tell about themselves. I chart the creation of an influential version of that story--one that still informs debates about marriage--in the Progressive ... More


Introduction

Clare Virginia Eby

in Until Choice Do Us Part: Marriage Reform in the Progressive Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226085661
eISBN:
9780226085975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226085975.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Here I show marriage to be a dynamic institution that can impede but also promote social change. The idea that marriage can affect reform has fallen between the cracks of two bodies of historical ... More


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