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Washington Lobbyist And National Leader

Judith N. McArthur and Harold L. Smith

in Minnie Fisher Cunningham: A Suffragist's Life in Politics

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195304862
eISBN:
9780199871537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304862.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines Cunningham's stature in the national suffrage movement. As a result of her success in Texas, Carrie Chapman Catt, president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, ... More


In League With Women Voters

Judith N. McArthur and Harold L. Smith

in Minnie Fisher Cunningham: A Suffragist's Life in Politics

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195304862
eISBN:
9780199871537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304862.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Having won the ballot, the former suffragists organized the nonpartisan League of Women Voters, through which women could continue to work as a pressure group for a female reform agenda. Minnie ... More


High Priestess 1809–1816

Anne Stott

in Hannah More: The First Victorian

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199274888
eISBN:
9780191714962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274888.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter argues, against some other More scholars, that Hannah More remained a significant character into her sixties. She became ever more closely associated with the Evangelical wing of the ... More


Picturing Technology in China: From Earliest Times to the Nineteenth Century

Peter J. Golas

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888208159
eISBN:
9789888313921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208159.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Although the history of technological and scientific illustrations is a well-established field in the West, scholarship on the much longer Chinese experience is still undeveloped. This work by Peter ... More


The Government's Plague Fighters

James C. Mohr

in Plague and Fire: Battling Black Death and the 1900 Burning of Honolulu's Chinatown

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195162318
eISBN:
9780199788910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162318.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter introduces and offers background on the principal medical figures involved in this drama: Nathaniel B. Emerson, Francis R. Day, and Clifford B. Wood, the three American-trained ... More


Introduction

S. A. Mileson

in Parks in Medieval England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199565672
eISBN:
9780191721748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565672.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter introduces the nature and significance of medieval parks and explains how they have been studied by previous scholars. It then sets out the many aspects of the subject which remain ... More


Economy

S. A. Mileson

in Parks in Medieval England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199565672
eISBN:
9780191721748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565672.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the evidence for the economic exploitation of parks and provides an assessment of its significance. By contrast with the many studies which emphasize the importance of the ... More


The Atlantic Oakwoods as a Commercial Crop in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries*

T. C. Smout

in Exploring Environmental History: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635139
eISBN:
9780748651375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635139.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The oakwoods of the western Highlands, and especially those that fringe the sea lochs of Argyll, are one of the glories of Scotland. In many parts of northern Europe and North America, fiords and ... More


Community

Joel Williamson

in William Faulkner and Southern History

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195101294
eISBN:
9780199854233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101294.003.0012
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In the Faulknerian universe, there is no problem with community in nature. Difficulties develop as man moves out of nature, as he seeks to dominate and destroy the natural order. In Yoknapatawpha, it ... More


Chinese in the Woods: Logging and Lumbering in the American West

Sue Fawn Chung

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039447
eISBN:
9780252097553
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039447.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Though recognized for their work in the mining and railroad industries, the Chinese also played a critical role in the nineteenth-century lumber trade. This book continues an examination of the ... More


The Extraordinary Career of Feketevágó Úr: Wood Theft, Pig Killing, and Entrepreneurship in Communist Hungary, 1948–1956

Karl Brown

in Communism Unwrapped: Consumption in Cold War Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199827657
eISBN:
9780199950461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827657.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

From 1948 to 1956, the communist regime in Hungary sought to transform the state into a centralized command economy on the Soviet model. It was largely unsuccessful in doing so—especially in the ... More


‘Cette misérable contrée’: The Corbières in the 1780s

Peter McPhee

in Revolution and Environment in Southern France: Peasants, Lords, and Murder in the Corbières 1780–1830

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207177
eISBN:
9780191677533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207177.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes social, economic, and political conditions in the Corbières region of France during the 1870s. Though the Corbières had belonged to the kingdom of France since the 13th ... More


Game of Privilege: An African American History of Golf

Lane Demas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634227
eISBN:
9781469634241
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634227.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This groundbreaking history of African Americans and golf explores the role of race, class, and public space in golf course development, the stories of individual black golfers during the age of ... More


From Abundance to Scarcity Fuel Shortage and the Rise of Coal, 1550–1700

John Hatcher

in The History of the British Coal Industry: Volume 1: Before 1700: Towards the Age of Coal

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198282822
eISBN:
9780191684418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198282822.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Economic History

This chapter discusses the changing demand for coal between the 16th and 17th centuries. The doubling of the English population between the 1530s and the 1650s, from around 2.75 million to ... More


Electioneering and the Media

Andrew Thorpe

in The British General Election of 1931

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202189
eISBN:
9780191675195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202189.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

How did the politicians' messages reach the voters? This chapter seeks to answer this question, first by reference to the political parties' own electioneering, and secondly, by analysis of the news ... More


Rumors of Empire: Tracking the Image of Britain at the Dawn of the American Century

James T. Sparrow

in Boundaries of the State In Us History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226277646
eISBN:
9780226277813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226277813.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

In its pursuit of globalism during and after WWII, the United States abandoned foundational political traditions by entering an “entangling alliance” with Great Britain, and then supplanting its ... More


Reinventing Mount Lebanon

in The Culture of Sectarianism: Community, History, and Violence in Nineteenth-Century Ottoman Lebanon

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520218451
eISBN:
9780520922792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520218451.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter investigates how Mount Lebanon was reinvented in sectarian terms by rival elites after the Europeans and Ottomans decided to partition it along religious lines in 1842. It explores how ... More


Extending American Colonial Governance over Filipino Muslims, 1903–1920

Karine V. Walther

in Sacred Interests: The United States and the Islamic World, 1821-1921

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625393
eISBN:
9781469625416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625393.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 6 focuses on the American Empire in the Philippines between 1903 and 1921, analyzing how religious beliefs continued to play a part in the development and application of American colonial ... More


How Tiger Woods Lost His Stripes: Post-Nationalist American Studies as a History of Race, Migration, and the Commodification of Culture

Henry Yu

in Post-Nationalist American Studies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520224384
eISBN:
9780520925267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224384.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how ethnicity, race, and the mass market in the United States can no longer be understood without the context of global capitalism. It looks at the commercial debut of Tiger ... More


Of the several wrecks of Cristóbal de sanabria, of seville, who now is a resident of this city of Santo Domingo on the island of Hispaniola, and of the others who were with him; and because the story is long it is contained in fourteen paragraphs or parts.

Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo

in Misfortunes and Shipwrecks in the Seas of the Indies, Islands, and Mainland of the Ocean Sea (1513–1548): Book Fifty of the 'General and Natural History of the Indies'

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035406
eISBN:
9780813038377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035406.003.0021
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter describes the several shipwrecks of Cristóbal de Sanabria, of Seville, who at the time this case was written was a resident of Santo Domingo on the island of Hispaniola, and of the ... More


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