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Opening Doors to Universal Preschool in the 1990s

Elizabeth Rose

in The Promise of Preschool: From Head Start to Universal Pre-Kindergarten

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195395075
eISBN:
9780199775767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395075.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Leaders in four states, inspired in different ways by the intersection of economics and education reform, dramatically expanded publicly‐supported pre‐kindergarten in the 1990s. In Georgia, Gov. Zell ... More


Politics and Poker: The Body Beautiful and Fiorello! and the Late 1950s

Philip Lambert

in To Broadway, To Life!: The Musical Theater of Bock and Harnick

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195390070
eISBN:
9780199863570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390070.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Popular

This chapter explores the early years of the songwriting partnership between Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick, who began writing songs together in 1957 for a Broadway musical about boxing, The Body ... More


Disruptive colouration

Graeme D. Ruxton, Thomas N. Sherratt, and Michael P. Speed

in Avoiding Attack: The Evolutionary Ecology of Crypsis, Warning Signals and Mimicry

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198528609
eISBN:
9780191713392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528609.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Disruptive patterning is patterning which makes an entity difficult to detect and/or identify, but which is independent of the specific local environment, and thus distinct from the background ... More


“Necessary, Useful, and Beautiful”: Founding Fathers and a Catholic Day College, 1868–1900

Thomas A. McCabe

in Miracle on High Street: The Rise, Fall and Resurrection of St. Benedict's Prep in Newark, N.J.

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233106
eISBN:
9780823234950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233106.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses the founding of St. Benedict's and examines its status as a day college for young men. On December 22, 1870, four priests huddled in the pastoral ... More


Establishing the American Paleolithic, 1872–1881

David J. Meltzer

in The Great Paleolithic War: How Science Forged an Understanding of America's Ice Age Past

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226293226
eISBN:
9780226293363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226293363.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In 1872, Charles Abbott started finding artifacts in Delaware River gravels at Trenton, NJ, similar to European paleoliths. That discovery caught the eye of Harvard's Frederic Putnam, who provided ... More


Reflection: Isabella Kauakea Yau Yung Aiona Abbott

Puakea Nogelmeier

in I Ulu I Ke Kumu: The Hawaiinuiakea Monograph

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780984566600
eISBN:
9780824870324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780984566600.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter presents the reflections of Isabella Kauakea Yau Yung Aiona Abbott on her academic career. Isabella Abbott completed her doctorate in botany at the University of California at Berkeley ... More


Divorce

Robert Sitton

in Lady in the Dark: Iris Barry and the Art of Film

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165785
eISBN:
9780231537148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165785.003.0031
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on Iris Barry and Dick Abbott's divorce. According to Iris's daughter Maisie, Abbott divorced her mother in a very cruel way. She and Dick and two of their friends were all going ... More


“A and B”: A Productive Partnership

Anya Jabour

in Sophonisba Breckinridge: Championing Women's Activism in Modern America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042676
eISBN:
9780252051524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042676.003.0011
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter 10 focuses on Breckinridge’s relationship with Edith Abbott. Breckinridge and Abbott’s long-term relationship was a remarkable partnership, advancing both women’s careers and activism as well ... More


Go to It, My Southern Brothers: The Rise of the Modern Black Press, the Great Migration, and the Construction of Urban Black Manhood

D'Weston Haywood

in Let Us Make Men: The Twentieth-Century Black Press and a Manly Vision for Racial Advancement

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643397
eISBN:
9781469643410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643397.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter reinterprets the Great Migration as a call to manhood for black men led by the Crisis and, in particular, the Chicago Defender. Their promotion of the migration along these lines gave ... More


The Fraternity: Robert S. Abbott, John Sengstacke, and a New Order in Black (Male) Journalism

D'Weston Haywood

in Let Us Make Men: The Twentieth-Century Black Press and a Manly Vision for Racial Advancement

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643397
eISBN:
9781469643410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643397.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter reinterprets the production of black newspapers as a “production” of Race men. It examines Robert S. Abbott’s efforts to groom his nephew, John Sengstacke, to succeed him during a crisis ... More


Deep History, Deep South: Slavery and Geology in the Antebellum Era

Cameron B. Strang

in Frontiers of Science: Imperialism and Natural Knowledge in the Gulf South Borderlands, 1500-1850

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469640471
eISBN:
9781469640495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640471.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

During the 1830s, slavery shaped the practice, patronage, and application of geology in America. Plantation slavery—and the labor, patronage, and networks it provided—enabled collections and ... More


Lorenz Hart: A Poet on Broadway

Frederick Nolan

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195102895
eISBN:
9780199853212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102895.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This book presents the public triumphs and personal tragedies of Lorenz Hart, a true genius of the American musical theatre. It is based on many years of research, and interviews with Hart's friends ... More


Taking the Town

Andy Propst

in They Made Us Happy: Betty Comden and Adolph Green’s Musicals and Movies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190630935
eISBN:
9780190630966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190630935.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular

Betty Comden and Adolph Green returned to New York from Hollywood in 1944 unsure of what they would do next for work. They found some performing in nightclubs, but it wasn’t until they were ... More


Ed Mead Gets His Day in Court: In which the Tukwila robber puts U.S. Imperialism on trial but is himself convicted

Daniel Burton-Rose

in Guerrilla USA: The George Jackson Brigade and the Anticapitalist Underground of the 1970s

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264281
eISBN:
9780520936485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264281.003.0022
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

On February 26, 1976, an inmate tried to give Edward Allen Mead a note. Written on it was a proposal to riot, take hostages, and escape. The author of the proposal, Mark LaRue, had been involved in ... More


Big Deal: Bob Fosse and Dance in the American Musical

Kevin Winkler

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199336791
eISBN:
9780190841478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199336791.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, Performing Practice/Studies

Bob Fosse’s work continues to be the most recognizable of the great choreographers of Broadway’s post–World War II golden age. This book offers deep analysis of Fosse’s development as a ... More


Stage and Screen Confections … and Something a Little Deeper

Andy Propst

in They Made Us Happy: Betty Comden & Adolph Green's Musicals & Movies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190630935
eISBN:
9780190630966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190630935.003.0014
Subject:
Music, Popular

Betty Comden and Adolph Green returned to lighter fare after Subways Are for Sleeping. They penned a giddy film romp called What a Way to Go! The film starred Shirley MacLaine as an oft-married woman ... More


Pal Joey: The History of a Heel

Julianne Lindberg

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190051204
eISBN:
9780190051235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190051204.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

The History of a Heel chronicles the genesis, influence, and significance of Rodgers and Hart’s classic musical comedy Pal Joey (1940). When Pal Joey opened at the Barrymore on Christmas day, 1940, ... More


Princesses, Concubines and Qahramanat under the ‘Abbasids: Gender and Politics, 749–1055

Taef El-Azhari

in Queens, Eunuchs and Concubines in Islamic History, 661-1257

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474423182
eISBN:
9781474476751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423182.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

In this chapter, one examines the rise of concubines to power, and becomes de facto ruler of the empire as royal mothers. One analyse the authority of Queenship described by N. Abbott, and the term ... More


A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Ethan Mordden

in Coming up Roses: The Broadway Musical in the 1950s

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195140583
eISBN:
9780199848867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140583.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular

George Abbott, former actor and playwright, virtually steered musical comedy through the 1940s and 1950s, when he was the director of everyone's first choice. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn was based on ... More


The Emergence of the Fourth Dimension: Higher Spatial Thinking in the Fin de Siècle

Mark Blacklock

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198755487
eISBN:
9780191816680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755487.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The idea of the fourth dimension of space has been of sustained interest to nineteenth-century and Modernist studies since the publication of Linda Dalrymple Henderson’s The Fourth Dimension and ... More


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