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How the American Century Started

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/9780198228790.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes the way European élites became aware of the rising power of America following the Spanish–American war of 1898; shows how the British saw a chance to create a new Anglo-Saxon ... More


Introduction: Wilmington and the 1898 Mentality

Kenneth Robert Janken

in The Wilmington Ten: Violence, Injustice, and the Rise of Black Politics in the 1970s

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624839
eISBN:
9781469624853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624839.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The introduction situates the Wilmington Ten events in the long history of racial violence and subordination in North Carolina. The 1898 Wilmington Race Riot was engineered by the state’s white ... More


Adultery, Sex Offenses, and the Criminal Evidence Act of 1898

Wendie Ellen Schneider

in Engines of Truth: Producing Veracity in the Victorian Courtroom

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300125665
eISBN:
9780300216554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125665.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Nearly fifty years passed between the reform allowing parties to testify in civil cases and the Criminal Evidence Act of 1898 that allowed defendants to testify in criminal cases. This delay was a ... More


Political Animals: Somerville and Ross and Percy French on Edwardian Ireland

Julie Anne Stevens

in Synge and Edwardian Ireland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609888
eISBN:
9780191731778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609888.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines the use of animals in popular comic material of the early 1900s by women writers, Somerville and Ross, and entertainer, Percy French. It considers two Irish R.M. stories and ... More


Imperial Tutor: William McKinley, the War of 1898, and the New Empire, 1898–1902

Andrew L. Johns and Kenneth Osgood (eds)

in Selling War in a Media Age: The Presidency and Public Opinion in the American Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034669
eISBN:
9780813038742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034669.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter addresses President William McKinley's selling of the War of 1898, the overseas empire that resulted from that war, and the so-called Philippine Insurrection that followed. It focuses ... More


Joseph Kekuku’s Steel Guitar and the Era of Overthrow

John W. Troutman

in Kika Kila: How the Hawaiian Steel Guitar Changed the Sound of Modern Music

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627922
eISBN:
9781469627946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627922.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines the relationship between the genesis of the kīkā kila on the one hand, and the climate of political havoc in which it was created on the other. The chapter examines various ... More


Politics, Poetics, and Gender in Late Qing China: Xue Shaohui (1866-1911) and the Era of Reform

Nanxiu Qian

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804792400
eISBN:
9780804794275
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804792400.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book examines the late Qing reforms from the perspective of the talented and prolific woman writer Xue Shaohui and the reform-minded members of her social and intellectual networks. It moves ... More


Motores de Sangre: They Do Not Think, or Assimilate, or Master

Jason Oliver Chang

in Chino: Anti-Chinese Racism in Mexico, 1880-1940

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040863
eISBN:
9780252099359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040863.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter recovers the history of recruited Chinese laborers, known as motores de sangre, for use in national colonization. Records from cientificos, or technocratic officials, of the Porfirian ... More


Resurgence: Early Writings from the Local Government Act to the Land Act, 1898–1903

Andrew Gibson

in The Strong Spirit: History, Politics and Aesthetics in the Writings of James Joyce 1898-1915

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199642502
eISBN:
9780191750588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642502.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The period of Joyce's earliest writings in Ireland was marked by forward-looking movements and progressive legislation. It had a turn-of-the-century temper: the idea of ‘national resurgence’ was much ... More


Introduction

Cóilín Owens

in Before Daybreak: After the Race and the Origins of Joyce's Art

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042473
eISBN:
9780813051567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042473.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

When “After the Race” was conceived, Edwardian Dublin had been for a century the center of colonial administration. On the verge of the electric and automobile age, it was host to a continuous ... More


A History of Reform: Colonialism, Public Health, and Privatized Care

Jessica M. Mulligan

in Unmanageable Care: An Ethnography of Health Care Privatization in Puerto Rico

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814724910
eISBN:
9780814764992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724910.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter retraces the 100-year history of reforms to the health system of Puerto Rico, beginning with the U.S. occupation in 1898. It highlights the shifting organizing principles of health ... More


Growing Pains, Constitutional Questions, and Bankruptcy, 1976–1980

James M. Denham

in Fifty Years of Justice: A History of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060491
eISBN:
9780813050638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060491.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter covers the dramatic growth the Middle District’s case load from 1976 to 1980. The increasing need for more judges and facilities to handle the growth is covered. In 1976 and 1979 ... More


Queer Frontier

Julio Capó Jr.

in Welcome to Fairyland: Queer Miami before 1940

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635200
eISBN:
9781469635217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635200.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In tracing the social, cultural, economic, and political circumstances that led to Miami’s municipal incorporation in 1896, this chapter unearths the queer origins of the city’s urban frontier. It ... More


Affirming Americanismo: and the Defense of America

Dalia Antonia Muller

in Cuban Émigrés and Independence in the Nineteenth-Century Gulf World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631981
eISBN:
9781469632001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631981.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter contextualizes Cuban and Mexican responses to the War of 1895 between Cuba and Spain and to the events of 1898 by situating them in the context of the long story of Cuban and Mexican ... More


The Film Business That Unites: Early US Cinema in Havana, 1897–1928

Megan Feeney

in Hollywood in Havana: US Cinema and Revolutionary Nationalism in Cuba before 1959

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226593555
eISBN:
9780226593722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226593722.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter covers film distribution, exhibition, and reception in Havana during the era of silent cinema and of Cuba’s first republic, which roughly overlapped. At the turn-of-the-century, moving ... More


American Sugar Kingdom: The Plantation Economy of the Spanish Caribbean, 1898-1934

Cesar J. Ayala

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807847886
eISBN:
9781469605050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807867976_ayala
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Engaging conventional arguments that the persistence of plantations is the cause of economic underdevelopment in the Caribbean, this book focuses on the discontinuities in the development of ... More


Introduction

Benjamin Allen Coates

in Legalist Empire: International Law and American Foreign Relations in the Early Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190495954
eISBN:
9780190495985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190495954.003.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

The introduction highlights the overlap between the rise of the international law profession and the emergence of an overseas US empire in 1898, with the territorial expansion that followed the US ... More


The Natural Landscape

Xon De Ros

in The Poetry of Antonio Machado: Changing the Landscape

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198736806
eISBN:
9780191800450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198736806.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Poetry

Major developments in geographical sciences at the turn of the century contributed to a new vision of landscape which informed the aesthetics of landscape painting and was promoted by the progressive ... More


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