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Squares of Colour: Abstraction in the Work of Saloua Raouda Choucair and Etel Adnan

Isabelle De Le Court

in Under the Skin: Feminist Art and Art Histories from the Middle East and North Africa Today

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266748
eISBN:
9780191938146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266748.003.0007
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter explores the cultural position of two women artists, Saloua Raouda Choucair (1916–2017) and Etel Adnan (b.1925) in the second half of the 20th century in Lebanon. The strong presence of ... More


British Post-war Sociologists

A. H. Halsey

in A History of Sociology in Britain: Science, Literature, and Society

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199266609
eISBN:
9780191601019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266603.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

A dozen sociologists attended LSE in the aftermath of the Second World War. They were the first generation of professional sociologist in Britain. This chapter offers an account of their origins, the ... More


Allies

Helena Waddy

in Oberammergau in the Nazi Era: The Fate of a Catholic Village in Hitler's Germany

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195371277
eISBN:
9780199777341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371277.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

A local resistance group named after a rare Alpine bird opens Chapter Eight. Oberammergau’s forestry chief led this effort at peaceful surrender to the occupying Americans who brought a harsh postwar ... More


On The Offensive

Steven Casey

in Selling the Korean War: Propaganda, Politics, and Public Opinion in the United States, 1950-1953

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195306927
eISBN:
9780199867936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306927.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the middle of September 1950, MacArthur's dramatic victory at Inchon transformed the Korean War. This chapter explores the problems thrown up by this victory. In the battlefield theater, the ... More


Strategic Dilemmas 1950–1951

John Baylis

in Ambiguity and Deterrence: British Nuclear Strategy 1945-1964

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280125
eISBN:
9780191684357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280125.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

A variety of quandaries are discussed in this part of the book, especially concerning the consolidation of strategic plans situated in the mobile international location. Examples of these concerns ... More


The First War, July–October 1950

Larry Blomstedt

in Truman, Congress, and Korea: The Politics of America's First Undeclared War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166117
eISBN:
9780813166391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166117.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter delves into how Congress and the Truman administration managed the first phase of the war, defined as from the beginning of the conflict until China’s entry. One theme is Truman’s ... More


The Shape of Battles to Come

Charles R. Shrader

in A War of Logistics: Parachutes and Porters in Indochina, 1945-1954

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813165752
eISBN:
9780813165950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165752.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

In Chapter 9, the author describes the first logistical campaign of the First Indochina War, which encompassed the struggles of both the French and the Viet Minh to build the combat and support ... More


Making of the Indian Parliament

B.L. Shankar and Valerian Rodrigues

in The Indian Parliament: A Democracy at Work

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198067726
eISBN:
9780199080434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198067726.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The choice of a parliamentary form of government around which Indian democracy came to thrive is the outcome of a complex process of intellectual churning. Parliamentary institutions were not an ... More


Truman and the Korean War

Rosella Cappella Zielinski

in How States Pay for Wars

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702495
eISBN:
9781501705960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702495.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter focuses on the financing of the Korean War and its within-case variation. Korean War finance can be divided into two periods, from June 1950 to mid-1951 and from mid-1951 to the end of ... More


The Birth of the European Convention on Human Rights—and the European Court of Human Rights

Ed Bates

in The European Court of Human Rights between Law and Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199694495
eISBN:
9780191729782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694495.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter addresses the background to the creation of the ECHR. From before the drafting within the Council of Europe, the chapter examines the actual drafting of the Convention by the ... More


Democracy: The Old Republic Inhabits the New Republic

Michael E. Meeker

in A Nation of Empire: The Ottoman Legacy of Turkish Modernity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520225268
eISBN:
9780520929128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225268.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter takes a look at the resurgence of a regional social oligarchy after the first free and direct elections in 1950, and tries to explain how the move from a one-party to a multi-party ... More


The Demise of Community

Amy Hill Shevitz

in Jewish Communities on the Ohio River: A History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124308
eISBN:
9780813134932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124308.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the slow demise of the Jewish community during the latter half of the twentieth century. It was during this time when the United States was undergoing a remarkable revival of ... More


The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 9: The World Novel in English to 1950

Ralph Crane, Jane Stafford, and Mark Williams (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199609932
eISBN:
9780191869761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199609932.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

Volume Nine of this series traces the development of the ‘world novel’, that is, English-language novels written throughout the world, beyond Britain, Ireland, and the United States. Focusing on the ... More


Colne Valley

Matt Cole

in Richard Wainwright, the Liberals and Liberal Democrats: Unfinished Business

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082535
eISBN:
9781781702024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082535.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter focuses on Richard Wainwright's constituency in Colne Valley. It discusses the history, composition, and character of Colne Valley and explains that Wainwright chose his constituency ... More


Introduction: The Franco-American Alliance and Vietnam

Kathryn C. Statler

in Replacing France: The Origins of American Intervention in Vietnam

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124407
eISBN:
9780813134772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124407.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This introductory chapter discusses the American intervention in Vietnam, which began with an alliance known as the Franco-American alliance. It looks at the events that led to the formation of this ... More


Evangelicals

Sarah E. Ruble

in The Gospel of Freedom & Power: Protestant Missionaries in American Culture after World War II

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835814
eISBN:
9781469601601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837429_ruble.6
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter focuses on American evangelicals and the affirmation of their normativity. It begins by discussing a brief historical background of the evangelicals and the impact of Cold War in their ... More


The Great Republican Mystery, 1951–1952

Michael Bowen

in The Roots of Modern Conservatism: Dewey, Taft, and the Battle for the Soul of the Republican Party

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834855
eISBN:
9781469602752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869192_bowen.10
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the 1950 election results, which did nothing to quell Republican factionalism as both Taft and Dewey saw the outcomes as further justification for their electoral strategies. ... More


Dr. Frank and Aftermath

Rob Christensen

in The Rise and Fall of the Branchhead Boys: North Carolina's Scott Family and the Era of Progressive Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651040
eISBN:
9781469651064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651040.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Kerr Scott shocked the political world by appointing Frank Porter Graham, the president of the University of North Carolina and the South’s leading liberal to a U.S. Senate vacancy. But Graham was ... More


“Africa begins in …”: Donato Ndongo Bidyogo’s and Francisco Zamora Loboch’s Transatlantic Cartographies

Silvia Bermúdez

in Transatlantic Studies: Latin America, Iberia, and Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620252
eISBN:
9781789623857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620252.003.0028
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This essay takes as point of departure the well-known expression “Africa begins in the Pyrenees,” to evaluate the ways in which two postcolonial authors from Equatorial Guinea, Francisco Zamora ... More


‘Strangers’ in the Rajya Sabha 1

A.G. Noorani

in CONSTITUTIONAL QUESTIONS AND CITIZENS' RIGHTS: An Omnibus Comprising Constitutional Questions in India and Citizens' Rights, Judges and State Accountability

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195678291
eISBN:
9780199080588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678291.003.0031
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the case of three members of the 1994 Rajya Sabha who were found to be not 'ordinarily residents' in their constituencies. Union Minister of State for Law and Justice H. R. ... More


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