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The Cultural Contexts of Mid-Century Women’s Tennis

Greg Ruth

in Tennis: A History from American Amateurs to Global Professionals

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780252043895
eISBN:
9780252052798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043895.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter details how women’s tennis assumed heightened cultural import in the contexts of the Cold War. One famous incident involved Gertrude Moran’s sartorial selection at the Wimbledon ... More


Subsequent Missions to China in the Late Edo Period

Joshua A. Fogel

in Maiden Voyage

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520283305
eISBN:
9780520959170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283305.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter looks at Japan's subsequent missions to China in the late Edo period after the voyage made by the Senzaimaru to Shanghai in 1862. It begins by considering the shogunal authorities' ... More


Missionary Cultures: The American Presbyterian Congo Mission, Althea Brown Edmiston, and the Languages of the Congo

Ira Dworkin

in Congo Love Song: African American Culture and the Crisis of the Colonial State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632711
eISBN:
9781469632735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632711.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the work of APCM missionary Edmiston, a Fisk University graduate and skilled linguist, who in the first decades of the twentieth century controversially wrote the first ... More


Paternity Tests

Barbara Weiden Boyd

in Ovid's Homer: Authority, Repetition, Reception

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190680046
eISBN:
9780190680077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190680046.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, World History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 5 is devoted to the poetics of paternity in Ovid’s exile poems. Ovid repeatedly invokes paternity in describing his poems, referring to them as his “children” and suggesting analogies between ... More


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