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Lincoln Everlasting

Merrill D. Peterson

in Lincoln in American Memory

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195096453
eISBN:
9780199853939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195096453.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses the legacy left by Abraham Lincoln after his death. The author touches on Lincolnography and Lincolnology of scholars. The author also describes a new and improved Lincoln ... More


The Second Phase of the Meuse-Argonne

Timothy K. Nenninger and Charles Pelot Summerall

in The Way of Duty, Honor, Country: The Memoir of General Charles Pelot Summerall

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126180
eISBN:
9780813135649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126180.003.0021
Subject:
History, Military History

The First Division received orders to attack a very strong Austrian division in front of Verdun. The great Meuse–Argonne offensive of the First American Army began early on September 26. The powerful ... More


Recognition and Effacement in Lore Segal’s Her First American

Dean J. Franco

in Race, Rights, and Recognition: Jewish American Literature since 1969

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450877
eISBN:
9780801464010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450877.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines Her First American (1985) by Lore Segal, a novel about a young Jewish war refugee and her romance with a cosmopolitan African American journalist in the 1950s. The two ... More


First American: Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940)

Brian J. Snee

in Lincoln before Lincoln: Early Cinematic Adaptations of the Life of America's Greatest President

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167473
eISBN:
9780813167800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167473.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyses John Cromwell’s Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940). The film focuses on Lincoln’s early life and presents him as the ideological descendant of the Founding Fathers.The analysis ... More


The Depression Years, 1932–37

Elizabeth B. Crist and Wayne Shirley (eds)

in The Selected Correspondence of Aaron Copland

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300111217
eISBN:
9780300133479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300111217.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter narrates events of great influence and importance in Aaron Copeland's life during the Great Depression. It notes the event of the First Festival of Contemporary American Music held on ... More


Musical Triumphs, 1937–42

Elizabeth B. Crist and Wayne Shirley (eds)

in The Selected Correspondence of Aaron Copland

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300111217
eISBN:
9780300133479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300111217.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter looks at a period in Aaron Copeland's life that would be his busiest and most productive. It highlights several events and accomplishments that Copeland went through during these years ... More


Epilogue: Notes toward the Past’s Future, or the Future’s Forgotten Past

Alberto Varon

in Before Chicano: Citizenship and the Making of Mexican American Manhood, 1848-1959

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479863969
eISBN:
9781479868827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479863969.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This brief epilogue connects the historical analysis of the book with the contemporary political moment. It gives a history of President Trump’s “America First” slogan within Mexican American ... More


Conversion

Ruma Chopra

in Almost Home: Maroons between Slavery and Freedom in Jamaica, Nova Scotia, and Sierra Leone

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300220469
eISBN:
9780300235227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300220469.003.0005
Subject:
History, African History

Sir John Wentworth, Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia, welcomed the Maroons for his own ends. He compared them to the Mi’kmaq (First Nations people) and became personally involved in their welfare ... More


Musical Intimacies and Indigenous Imaginaries: Aboriginal Music and Dance in Public Performance

Byron Dueck

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199747641
eISBN:
9780199379859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199747641.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, American

Musical Intimacies and Indigenous Imaginaries considers several genres of music and dance currently performed in First Nations and Métis communities in the western Canadian province of ... More


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