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The Kennedy Assassination

Peter Knight

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624102
eISBN:
9780748671199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624102.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

As a seminal event in late twentieth-century American history, the Kennedy assassination has permeated the American and world consciousness in a wide variety of ways. It has long fascinated American ... More


Aesthetic Responses to Political Fictions: Pynchon and the Violence of Narrative Chance

Steven Belletto

in No Accident, Comrade: Chance and Design in Cold War American Narratives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199826889
eISBN:
9780199932382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199826889.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

After a brief comparison of Ian Hacking’s intellectual history The Taming of Chance to William Gaddis’s novel The Recognitions (1955), chapter two analyzes Thomas Pynchon’s first novel, V. (1963), ... More


Managing Diversity in Cross-border Succession Problems: A British Perspective

Janeen M. Carruthers

in Diversity and Integration in Private International Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474447850
eISBN:
9781474476492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474447850.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This chapter provides in-depth analysis of the role of private international law in managing legal diversity in the law of succession, which pertains not only to diversity of substantive rules of ... More


Turkey: A Candidate State Destined to Join the Union

Marc Maresceau

in From Single Market to Economic Union: Essays in Memory of John A. Usher

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199695706
eISBN:
9780191741302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695706.003.0016
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter reflects on the changes in EU policy related to the proposed accession to the Union by Turkey. It comments on the basic political objective of the 1963 Association Agreement with Turkey, ... More


The Curtain Coming Down, 1957–1964

Laura Wittern-Keller

in Freedom of the Screen: Legal Challenges to State Film Censorship, 1915-1981

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124513
eISBN:
9780813134901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124513.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the arrival of the age classification bill. The interest in age classification shown by many states and organizations indicates the rising frustration of those who believed the ... More


Chemistry in the Movies

Mark A. Griep and Marjorie L. Mikasen

in ReAction!: Chemistry in the Movies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195326925
eISBN:
9780197562536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195326925.003.0015
Subject:
Chemistry, History of Chemistry

The authors’ common reaction to chemistry in the movies is encapsulated in the archetype movies. These are, first and foremost, great movies that present certain facets of chemistry especially ... More


Ignoring Nosey Charlie

Sean J. McLaughlin

in JFK and de Gaulle: How America and France Failed in Vietnam, 1961-1963

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177748
eISBN:
9780813177755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177748.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter surveys transformations in the international system from the summer of 1962 to Kennedy’s assassination in November 1963. In Vietnam, the Diem regime’s bloody repression of Buddhists and ... More


Both the Rights and the Duties of Citizenship: The Cocco Law for Access to All Public Careers

Molly Tambor

in The Lost Wave: Women and Democracy in Postwar Italy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199378234
eISBN:
9780199378258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199378234.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter gives a portrait of Maria Cocco, Sardinian leader of the Catholic Women’s Association and member of the Christian Democrat party who was elected to Parliament in the third legislature, ... More


“A War for the Minds and Futures of Our Negro and Puerto Rican Children”: The Bibuld Family's Fight to Desegregate Brooklyn's Public Schools

Brian Purnell

in Fighting Jim Crow in the County of Kings: The Congress of Racial Equality in Brooklyn

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813141824
eISBN:
9780813142609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813141824.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

Two members of Brooklyn CORE, Elaine and Jerome Bibuld, became frustrated with the inadequate education their son received at his racially segregated public school, and asked Brooklyn CORE to address ... More


The Double Meaning of Equal Pay

Alice Kessler-Harris

in A Woman's Wage: Historical Meanings and Social Consequences

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813145136
eISBN:
9780813145631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813145136.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The Equal Pay Bill of 1963, once passed, prohibited employers from paying women lower wages than men, but with several exceptions. The bill was supported by the slogan developed decades earlier, ... More


We're Going to Have to Take Some Action

William J. Rust

in So Much to Lose: John F. Kennedy and American Policy in Laos

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813144764
eISBN:
9780813145457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144764.003.0012
Subject:
History, Political History

The US commitment to Laos entered a new and ambiguous phase in May 1963—neither a pre-Geneva military effort to establish a pro-western conservative government nor a post-Geneva political contest ... More


What We Walked Into: Early Voter Registration Efforts, Winter 1962– September 1964

Sue [Lorenzi] Sojourner and Cheryl Reitan

in Thunder of Freedom: Black Leadership and the Transformation of 1960s Mississippi

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813140933
eISBN:
9780813141374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813140933.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes the small settlement around the train stop Mileston and the Delta region of Mississippi. It tells details of the story of 14 local, primarily farmers and how they tried to ... More


Thérèse of Lisieux

Alana Harris

in Making and Remaking Saints in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096860
eISBN:
9781526115072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096860.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the little known part played by British Catholics in the development of worldwide devotion to Saint Thérèse of Lisieux after her death. Focusing on the pivotal part played by ... More


The Long Way Back: Possibilities for Survival and Renewal in al-Rajc al-bacīd by Fuɔād al-Takarlī

Fabio Caiani and Catherine Cobham

in The Iraqi Novel: Key Writers, Key Texts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748641413
eISBN:
9780748695225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641413.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter investigates the themes of renewal and survival in al-Takarli’s 1980 masterpiece al-Raj‘ al-ba‘id (The Long Way Back), a novel set in the months leading up to the Baathist-nationalist ... More


How Coups d’état Escalate to Civil War

Erica De Bruin

in How to Prevent Coups d'État: Counterbalancing and Regime Survival

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751912
eISBN:
9781501751936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751912.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter identifies an additional and previously unknown risk of counterbalancing: it can increase the risk that coup attempts escalate to civil war. The chapter compares two coup attempts in the ... More


Community and Public Mental Health Services in the United States: History and Programs

Anita Everett, Su Yeon Lee-Tauler, and Tanner Bommersbach

in Public Mental Health

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190916602
eISBN:
9780190916640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916602.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews the history and current status of community behavioral health organizations (CBHOs) in the United States. The vast majority of individuals receiving behavioral health care today ... More


The Ministry of Magazines

Howard Cox and Simon Mowatt

in Revolutions from Grub Street: A History of Magazine Publishing in Britain

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199601639
eISBN:
9780191756306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601639.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter focuses on the corporate development of IPC as Britain’s dominant producer of consumer magazines from its formation in 1963 up until the end of the 1970s. The chapter considers the ... More


Chapter 28

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/9780190053130.003.0029
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

In the early 1960s, when Cary Grant was at the height of his popularity, he began to worry that he was too old to play the romantic leading man. He would not agree to make Charade (1963) until ... More


Troubled Endings: From Diefenbaker to Pearson, 1963

Asa McKercher

in Camelot and Canada: Canadian-American Relations in the Kennedy Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190605056
eISBN:
9780190605087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190605056.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

This chapter analyses the nuclear crisis in Canada–US relations. As a result of the Cuban missile crisis, Canada finally agreed to begin final negotiations with the United States toward the ... More


Specific and Agreed Remedies for Breach of Contract in Indian Law: A Code of English Law?

V Niranjan

in Studies in the Contract Laws of Asia I: Remedies for Breach of Contract

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198757221
eISBN:
9780191817151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757221.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Comparative Law

This chapter deals with three central remedies for breach of contract in Indian law: the action for the agreed sum, specific performance, and agreed remedies. It shows that the action for the agreed ... More


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