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Arsenal

David Ranc

in Foreign Players and Football Supporters: The Old Firm, Arsenal, Paris Saint-Germain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719086120
eISBN:
9781781702246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086120.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This third case study looks at the London club of Arsenal, a club once hailed as the all-British Arsenal. It shows two forms of xenophobia in the English press: rationalised xenophobia and casual ... More


No Longer the Arsenal of Democracy, 1951–1952

Daniel J. Clark

in Disruption in Detroit: Autoworkers and the Elusive Postwar Boom

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042010
eISBN:
9780252050756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042010.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

During the Korean War, autoworkers experienced persistent layoffs while inflation increased the cost of living. Government allocations of raw materials did not favor the auto industry, and most ... More


Agnes Kate Foxwell

Ellen Ross

in Slum Travelers: Ladies and London Poverty, 1860-1920

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249059
eISBN:
9780520940055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249059.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

During World War I, many educated women worked in the munitions factories as forewomen, supervisors, or social workers in charge of young working-class women who flocked to the factories for good pay ... More


The Main Gate: Shanghai and the Yangtze Delta

William Reynolds Braisted

in Diplomats in Blue: U.S. Naval Officers in China, 1922-1933

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032887
eISBN:
9780813038223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032887.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the role of the Asiatic Fleet in protecting the Yangtze River delta and Shanghai, the most important maritime gateway to China during the interwar years. The Fleet's ability to ... More


Traces by the Thousands

Arlette Farge

in The Allure of the Archives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300176735
eISBN:
9780300180213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300176735.003.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

This first chapter outlines what led the author to carry out the research that forms the core of this book. The book deals almost exclusively with archives of the eighteenth century, which are stored ... More


Unter den Linden

Paul Stangl

in Risen from Ruins: The Cultural Politics of Rebuilding East Berlin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781503603202
eISBN:
9781503605503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603202.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Shortly after the war, preservationists lobbied for funds to carry out emergency repairs to key structures on Unter den Linden. The SMAD displayed little interest, and German Communist politicians ... More


The Leaguers: The Making of Professional Football in England, 1900–1939

Matthew Taylor

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236399
eISBN:
9781846313486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313486
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The Football Association of England has become a multi-billion pound industry. But how did English football become not only the defining sport of the nation but also one of the most successful sports ... More


Bunkers, Bats, and Base Closures

David G. Havlick

in Bombs Away: Militarization, Conservation, and Ecological Restoration

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226547541
eISBN:
9780226547688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226547688.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Since the 1980s, a series of military base closures in the United States has generated opportunities for new kinds of land use across vast areas of land. Many of these sites are now managed as ... More


Real Restoration?

David G. Havlick

in Bombs Away: Militarization, Conservation, and Ecological Restoration

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226547541
eISBN:
9780226547688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226547688.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Ecological restoration is premised upon the idea of improving the environment where it has been degraded, damaged, or destroyed. These projects often face technical and financial challenges, but ... More


Planning the Home Front: Building Bombers and Communities at Willow Run

Sarah Jo Peterson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226025421
eISBN:
9780226025568
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226025568.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Before Franklin D. Roosevelt declared December 7, 1941 to be a “date which will live in infamy”; before American soldiers landed on D-Day; before the B-17s, B-24s, and B-29s roared over Europe and ... More


Huntsville Becomes the “Rocket City”

Monique Laney

in German Rocketeers in the Heart of Dixie: Making Sense of the Nazi Past during the Civil Rights Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300198034
eISBN:
9780300213454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198034.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how rocket engineers from Nazi Germany helped transform Huntsville into a “Rocket City.” When the German rocket experts and their families moved from Fort Bliss, Texas, to ... More


“I Never Thought of Him as a Foreigner”

Monique Laney

in German Rocketeers in the Heart of Dixie: Making Sense of the Nazi Past during the Civil Rights Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300198034
eISBN:
9780300213454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198034.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how German rocket specialists, led by Wernher von Braun, came to be embraced by residents of Huntsville. It explains how von Braun became an important figure in Huntsville's ... More


The Venetian Republic, the Byzantine Empire, and the Duchy of Milan

Matthew Kroenig

in The Return of Great Power Rivalry: Democracy versus Autocracy from the Ancient World to the U.S. and China

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190080242
eISBN:
9780190080273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190080242.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the rise of the Venetian Republic and its victories over autocratic rivals. The Venetian Republic was one of the most open polities of the Middle Ages, and it found itself in ... More


Year of Enlistment

Joseph T. Glatthaar

in Soldiering in the Army of Northern Virginia: A Statistical Portrait of the Troops Who Served under Robert E. Lee

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834923
eISBN:
9781469603056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877869_glatthaar.12
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter discusses the aftermath of John Brown's bizarre scheme to end slavery by way of seizing the U.S. Arsenal in Harpers Ferry, Virginia, in October 1859 and distributing weapons to runaway ... More


Restoration, History, and Values at Transitioning Military Sites in the United States

David G. Havlick

in Restoring Layered Landscapes: History, Ecology, and Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190240318
eISBN:
9780190240349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190240318.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Since the end of the Cold War, a number of militarized lands in the United States have undergone dramatic transformations. Sites once known as chemical weapons plants, bombing ranges, or ammunition ... More


Sherman’s Final March

Philip Gerard

in The Last Battleground: The Civil War Comes to North Carolina

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469649566
eISBN:
9781469649580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649566.003.0042
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Having taken Savannah in December 1864, Maj. Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman convinces his superior and friend, Lt. Gen. U.S. Grant, to let him strike northward through the Carolinas towards Goldsboro, ... More


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