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“What IS happening? Which way ARE we headed?” 1959–1960

Daniel J. Clark

in Disruption in Detroit: Autoworkers and the Elusive Postwar Boom

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042010
eISBN:
9780252050756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042010.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Despite the official end of the 1958 recession, massive unemployment persisted for Detroit's autoworkers amidst huge disruptions in production. Safety nets had long since frayed. Most autoworkers ... More


Family Reunion or Shotgun Wedding?

John Powers

in History As Propaganda: Tibetan Exiles versus the People's Republic of China

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195174267
eISBN:
9780199835447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195174267.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The Chinese takeover of Tibet in the 1950s is the focus of this chapter. It looks at the narratives that have developed around the event, and how each side presents its version, extracting keywords ... More


Dave Brubeck's Time Out

Stephen A. Crist

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190217716
eISBN:
9780190217754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190217716.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This book is the first full-length study of Time Out by the Dave Brubeck Quartet, one of the most commercially successful albums in the history of jazz. Although the music of Time Out is exceedingly ... More


American Beastliness, the Great Purge and its Aftermath (1946–1959)

David Bradshaw

in Prudes on the Prowl: Fiction and Obscenity in England, 1850 to the Present Day

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199697564
eISBN:
9780191764745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697564.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter focuses on the period leading up to the passage of the Obscene Publications Act of 1959. It considers fears of the Americanization of British culture culminating in the purge of 1954, ... More


Changing Gender Relations: The Social and Economic Sphere after 1959

Iija A. Luciak

in Gender and Democracy in Cuba

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813030630
eISBN:
9780813039473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030630.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

After the dictator Fulgencio Batista was ousted from his political seat, the social and economic sphere for the women of Cuba changed dramatically. Such change in the social and economic status of ... More


Breaking the Silence of Women in the Resistance

J. E. Smyth

in Fred Zinnemann and the Cinema of Resistance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617039645
eISBN:
9781626740136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039645.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter five returns to the European war with Fred Zinnemann's adaptation of Kathryn Hulme's The Nun's Story and explores women's perspectives on war and Resistance. Placing Kathryn Hulme's ... More


Chapter 27

Mark Glancy

in Cary Grant, the Making of a Hollywood Legend

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190053130
eISBN:
9780190053161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190053130.003.0028
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

By the time Cary Grant and Betsy Drake announced their separation in 1958, Grant had followed Drake’s lead by embarking on an intensive form of psychotherapy using the hallucinogenic drug LSD. In ... More


The Structure of Cuban History: Meanings and Purpose of the Past

Louis A. Perez Jr.

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469606927
eISBN:
9781469612652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469608860_Perez
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This expansive and contemplative history of Cuba argues that the country's memory of the past served to transform its unfinished nineteenth-century liberation project into a twentieth-century ... More


What gas and oil? The early days of the Irish regime (1957–75)

Amanda Slevin

in Gas, Oil and the Irish State: Understanding the Dynamics and Conflicts of Hydrocarbon Management

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784992743
eISBN:
9781526115355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992743.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

While Ireland in the mid 1950s was viewed by some indigenous geologists as a country with limited hydrocarbons, the visit of an Irish-American lawyer sparked hopes for potential oil and gas ... More


A new millennium, a new approach (2000–14)

Amanda Slevin

in Gas, Oil and the Irish State: Understanding the Dynamics and Conflicts of Hydrocarbon Management

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784992743
eISBN:
9781526115355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992743.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The privatisation of some state infrastructural assets in 2000 signified a decisive break from the ideology underpinning the 1975 terms and the decade which followed brought further changes to the ... More


A Changing of the Guard: Moral Order, Gender and Urban Space in the Post-War Years

Samantha Caslin

in Save the Womanhood!: Vice, Urban Immorality and Social Control in Liverpool, c. 1900-1976

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781786941251
eISBN:
9781789629309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941251.003.0010
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines the decline of specific female-run, local organizations concerned about what they considered to be the corrosive effects of urban life upon the way young women comported ... More


Conclusion

Kumaraswami Par

in Literary culture in Cuba: Revolution, nation-building and the book

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719083754
eISBN:
9781781704714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083754.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This study started by posing a question about the apparent contradiction between the fact that literature in Cuba since 1959 seems to have been both relatively privileged and problematic. This ... More


Behind the Specter of San Francisco

Allan Bérubé

in My Desire for History: Essays in Gay, Community, and Labor History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834794
eISBN:
9781469603117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877982_berube.5
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This essay discusses the 1959 mayoral campaign in San Francisco, which is a good example of how Berube employed history to illuminate contemporary events. In April 1980, CBS television nationally ... More


Commotion: “And I Wanted to Do Something Nice, Like they have up in Hadar”

Yfaat Weiss

in A Confiscated Memory: Wadi Salib and Haifa's Lost Heritage

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152266
eISBN:
9780231526265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152266.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter reconsiders the events of the 1959 Wadi Salib riots, examining them through the lens of how the legal system dealt with the leaders of the protest. It also looks into the deliberations ... More


Prologue: “The Neighbors Who Get Rich on Our Account”

Yfaat Weiss

in A Confiscated Memory: Wadi Salib and Haifa's Lost Heritage

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152266
eISBN:
9780231526265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152266.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This prologue describes the 1959 Wadi Salib riots in the city of Haifa in Israel. After the creation of the Jewish state of Israel in 1948, the Arabs who inhabited Haifa fled. Their homes were then ... More


Epilogue

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/9781469635200.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The epilogue introduces some of the major changes that came about after World War II and their effects on Miami’s queer individuals and communities. Miami’s liberal policy remained in place—albeit ... More


Queen’s University

Marilynn Richtarik

in Stewart Parker: A Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199695034
eISBN:
9780191803765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199695034.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter explains that as a freshman at Queen’s University Belfast in 1959, Jamie Stewart Parker threw himself into student life with much enthusiasm — an enthusiasm he shared with many of his ... More


Watershed

Stephen A. Crist

in Dave Brubeck's Time Out

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190217716
eISBN:
9780190217754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190217716.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American, Theory, Analysis, Composition

1959 was a watershed for the Dave Brubeck Quartet. Not only was it the year of Brubeck’s most famous creative project, Time Out, but it also marked the midpoint of the “classic” Quartet with Paul ... More


Conclusion: Customary Law in Hungary

Martyn Rady

in Customary Law in Hungary: Courts, Texts, and the Tripartitum

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198743910
eISBN:
9780191803871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743910.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter rehearses the main themes of the book, looking at the interplay of the written and unwritten law, judicial decisions and the composition of courts. Customary law in Hungary has now been ... More


Chapter 26

Mark Glancy

in Cary Grant, the Making of a Hollywood Legend

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190053130
eISBN:
9780190053161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190053130.003.0027
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Chapter 26 is devoted entirely to Cary Grant’s most famous and frequently revived film, North by Northwest (1959). It argues that North by Northwest is not just a great Cary Grant film, it is the ... More


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