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The Voice Coach

Cynthia Grant Tucker

in No Silent Witness: The Eliot Parsonage Women and Their Unitarian World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195390209
eISBN:
9780199866670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390209.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

For Etta's daughter Dorothea Dix Eliot (1871‐1957), who marries her father's associate pastor, Earl Morse Wilbur (1866‐1956), in 1898, a major challenge is teaching her husband to stay in tune with ... More


Reduced to a Whisper

Cynthia Grant Tucker

in No Silent Witness: The Eliot Parsonage Women and Their Unitarian World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195390209
eISBN:
9780199866670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390209.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In a tribe of resilient females whose compromises prevent their defeat, Etta's daughter‐in‐law Minna Sessinghaus Eliot (1868‐1944) is a tragic exception. A summa cum laude from Washington University, ... More


Epilogue: Where We Came Out

Richard M. Fried

in Nightmare in Red: The McCarthy Era in Perspective

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195043617
eISBN:
9780199853724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195043617.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

By the 1956 election campaign, preoccupation with the Red menace had measurably declined in party politics. In 1954, Richard Nixon celebrated the exodus of Communists from government, but McCarthy ... More


Pitcairn Island Law: A Peculiar Case of the Diffusion of the Common Law

Gordon Woodman

in Justice, Legality and the Rule of Law: Lessons from the Pitcairn Prosecutions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199568666
eISBN:
9780191721595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568666.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter considers some of the difficulties in determining what was the law of Pitcairn at the time the offences were committed and tried. The law of Pitcairn is not necessarily the same as the ... More


Rehabilitative Missions

Eileen Boris and Jennifer Klein

in Caring for America: Home Health Workers in the Shadow of the Welfare State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195329117
eISBN:
9780199949496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329117.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter traces the promotion of home care in the two decades after WWII, looking at social welfare non-profits, government, and pioneering hospital provision of home care. It demonstrates how ... More


Independence Day as Symbol of Protest

M. B. B. Biskupski

in Independence Day: Myth, Symbol, and the Creation of Modern Poland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199658817
eISBN:
9780191744235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658817.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

In the initial post-war years the regime suppressed November 11th as part of a project to denigrate the Second Republic (1918–39), and cast Piłsudski in a very negative light — this to make the ... More


1948 to 1967: From Defensive War to Preemptive War

Reuven Firestone

in Holy War in Judaism: The Fall and Rise of a Controversial Idea

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199860302
eISBN:
9780199950621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860302.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The War of Independence was considered by virtually all Jews everywhere as a war of defence against Arab armies and irregulars who attempted to destroy the nascent Jewish state. Its success after the ... More


Cold War, Bottom-up: The 1956 Catholicos Election

Tsolin Nalbantian

in Armenians Beyond Diaspora: Making Lebanon their Own

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474458566
eISBN:
9781474480703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474458566.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Chapter 3 examines the 1956 Catholicos election in Lebanon.While the excitement and success of the repatriation movement was a public relations victory for the USSR supported by local Armenian ... More


Rights of the Child—An Overview

Asha Bajpai

in Child Rights in India: Law, Policy, and Practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195670820
eISBN:
9780199082117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195670820.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter provides an overview of the child rights in India. The Guardians and Wards Act 1890, Child Marriage Restraint Act 1929, Hindu Minority and Guardianship Act 1956, Young Persons Harmful ... More


The Non-elections of 1956

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/9780813124407.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter discusses another challenge to the French influence: the specter of the 1956 elections. The period immediately following the Geneva Conference and the problem of how to bring or not ... More


Trying Communism through International Criminal Law? The Experiences of the Hungarian Historical Justice Trials

Hoffmann Tamás

in The Hidden Histories of War Crimes Trials

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199671144
eISBN:
9780191751516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671144.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This chapter analyses the Hungarian historical trials which sought to address the mass atrocities committed against civilians during the communist regime. It shows that the Hungarian judiciary was ... More


An Incomplete Egyptian Ballad on the 1956 War

Pierre Cachia

in Exploring Arab Folk Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640867
eISBN:
9780748653300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640867.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter discusses an incomplete Egyptian ballad on the 1956 war. It discusses Abu Dra's ballad which described the Battle of Port-Said. His ballad took the form of mawwāl ̣saīdī. The metre is ... More


Identities and the Indian state1

Sagarika Dutt

in India in a Globalized World

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069000
eISBN:
9781781701409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069000.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines identity politics and the Indian governments' response to the demands of ethnic and linguistic groups. It explains that despite the passage of the States Reorganization Act of ... More


Heroes and Mentors: Roger Baldwin and William J. “Wild Bill” Donovan

William vanden Heuvel

in Hope and History: A Memoir of Tumultuous Times

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501738173
eISBN:
9781501738180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501738173.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter describes Ambassador vanden Heuvel's relationship with the two most important mentors of his early life: Roger Baldwin and General William J. "Wild Bill" Donovan. His friendship with ... More


When Public Opinion Does Not Shape Foreign Policy: Suez, Hungary, and Eisenhower in the 1956 Presidential Election

Scott Lucas

in US Presidential Elections and Foreign Policy: Candidates, Campaigns, and Global Politics from FDR to Bill Clinton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813169057
eISBN:
9780813177267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169057.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

President Eisenhower easily swept to victory in 1956, defeating Adlai Stevenson, whom he had also beaten in 1952, despite crises and wars that had suddenly flared in Hungary and Egypt. When the ... More


The Defence of Hong Kong During the Early Stages of the Cold War, 1945–1960

Kwong Chi Man and Tsoi Yiu Lun

in Eastern Fortress: A Military History of Hong Kong, 1840-1970

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208708
eISBN:
9789888313457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208708.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter is about the continuous strategic relevance of Hong Kong to different powers during the Cold War. The different political, economic, and intelligence uses of Hong Kong by the powers of ... More


Air pollution

in Environmental Pollution Studies

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239239
eISBN:
9781846313035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239239.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The emission of gases such as carbon monoxide (CO), oxides of nitrogen (NOx), hydrocarbons (HCs) and sulphur dioxide (SO2) into the air can cause undesirable health effects. These gases interact to ... More


Port Said, Martyr City

Mériam N. Belli

in An Incurable Past: Nasser's Egypt Then and Now

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044040
eISBN:
9780813046235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044040.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Tracing the Limby festival to the 1950s, when it changed significantly, this chapter discusses the impact of the Suez War on local historical experiences; the relationship between indigenous and ... More


The Preemptive Strike that Wasn't

Emanuel Sakal

in Soldier in the Sinai: A General's Account of the Yom Kippur War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813150802
eISBN:
9780813153315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813150802.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

The preemptive strike had been the cornerstone of the national security doctrine since 1956. But when Israel gained strategic depth after the Six-Day War, this concept fell by the wayside. With its ... More


Right to Parental Care: Custody and Guardianship

Asha Bajpai

in Child Rights in India: Law, Policy, and Practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195670820
eISBN:
9780199082117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195670820.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter deals with the custody and guardianship of children. Custody is the right to the physical presence of the child. It is noted that the law of guardianship and custody of minors is ... More


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