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Religion, Rhetoric, and Running for Office: Public Reason on the US Campaign Trail

Brian Stiltner and Steven Michels

in Religious Voices in Public Places

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566624
eISBN:
9780191722042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566624.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

Political campaigning has received relatively scant attention in the literature on public reason. This chapter examines the rhetoric of the four major candidates for U.S. president in 2008. These ... More


The Spirit of the Times

Zbyněk Zeman and Antonín Klimek

in The Life of Edvard Beneš 1884–1948: Czechoslovakia in Peace and War

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205838
eISBN:
9780191676802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205838.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes the planning of Beneš to establish a separate Czechoslovak high command, where Czechoslovakia should be liberated from the Nazi yoke. In talks with high Soviet functionaries, ... More


A Union Forever: The Irish Question and U.S. Foreign Relations in the Victorian Age

David Sim

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451843
eISBN:
9780801469688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451843.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In the mid-nineteenth century the Irish question—the governance of the island of Ireland—demanded attention on both sides of the Atlantic. This book examines how Irish nationalists and their American ... More


Remapping Creek Country

Angela Pulley Hudson

in Creek Paths and Federal Roads: Indians, Settlers, and Slaves and the Making of the American South

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833933
eISBN:
9781469604008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898277_hudson.10
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the continued American expansion into former Indian homelands north and south of the Ohio River, which sparked a renewed passion for what American politicians called “internal ... More


Legacy

Elisabeth Israels Perry

in After the Vote: Feminist Politics in La Guardia's New York

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199341849
eISBN:
9780190948542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199341849.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

In the post–La Guardia era, New York City women politicians experienced some successes but also many frustrations. The “glass ceiling” prevailed: many seemed on their way to higher and more prominent ... More


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