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Epilogue: Escaping Isolation

Ryan André Brasseaux

in Cajun Breakdown: The Emergence of an American Made Music

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195343069
eISBN:
9780199866977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343069.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, American

Using the new “Best Zydeco and Cajun Music Album” Grammy Award category as an analytical lens, this conclusion denounces Cajun isolation by suggesting a revaluation of the cultural processes that ... More


“You Were Meant for Me”

Richard Barrios

in A Song in the Dark: The Birth of the Musical Film

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195377347
eISBN:
9780199864577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377347.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Popular

The Broadway Melody, produced by MGM, is the first true musical film. Unlike other films preceding (and following it), it was constructed with meticulous care directed toward both ... More


Reshaping Women's History: Voices of Nontraditional Women Historians

Julie A Gallagher and Barbara Winslow

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042003
eISBN:
9780252050749
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042003.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Reshaping Women’s History: Voices of Nontraditional Women Historians is a collection of eighteen essays written by “nontraditional” women historians, all of whom have won the prestigious Catherine ... More


Selling Standards

Roger Henning

in A World of Standards

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199256952
eISBN:
9780191716508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256952.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter looks at three case studies of standardizers within the quality area as the basis for a discussion of how standardizers try to persuade others to follow their standards. All three ... More


Internationalizing Social Work Education: Insights from Leading Figures Across the Globe

Gurid Aga Askeland and Malcolm Payne

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447328704
eISBN:
9781447328711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328704.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This book explores the aims and priorities of trends to internationalize social work education, in the context of wider processes of economic and cultural globalization. Its analysis draws on ... More


Controversy and Progress for Stuntwomen

Mollie Gregory

in Stuntwomen: The Untold Hollywood Story

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166223
eISBN:
9780813166759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166223.003.0018
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

It took thirty years to get the wigs off men, and then the business took a step backward when a stuntman replaced a stuntwoman doubling an actress in Planet of the Apes (2001). But the Screen Actors ... More


Limits of the Nation

Haimanti Roy

in Partitioned Lives: Migrants, Refugees, Citizens in India and Pakistan, 1947-65

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198081777
eISBN:
9780199081875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081777.003.0003
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter examines the impact of the Boundary Award on the lives of people who lived in the borderland and those who attempted to cross it. It shows how the new border becomes an economic and ... More


The Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award

Albert N. Link and John T. Scott

in Public Goods, Public Gains: Calculating the Social Benefits of Public R&D

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199729685
eISBN:
9780199894697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199729685.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter illustrates the use of the counterfactual evaluation method for evaluating the net social benefits associated with the Malcolm Balridge National Quality Award. The history of the award ... More


Myrlie Evers: November 26, 1963, Freedom House Award Ceremony, New York, New York

Davis W. Houck and David E. Dixon

in Women and the Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731071
eISBN:
9781604737608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731071.003.0029
Subject:
History, African-American History

Born on March 17, 1933, in Vicksburg, Mississippi, Myrlie Beasley Evers was a civil rights activist like her husband, Medgar Evers. In 1954, the couple moved to the state capital of Jackson, where ... More


European Jewry in the Age of Mercantilism 1550–1750

Jonathan I. Israel

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198219286
eISBN:
9780191678332
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198219286.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

This is the first survey history of Jewish life and culture in early modern Europe to concentrate on the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries as a radically new phase in Jewish history. The book ... More


Bob Fosse’s Jazz Revolution

Cheryl Mrozowski

in Jazz Dance: A History of the Roots and Branches

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049298
eISBN:
9780813050119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049298.003.0013
Subject:
Music, Dance

Bob Fosse was Broadway’s top director-choreographer in the 1960s and 70s. His signature style included a forward thrust of the hips, hunched shoulders, gloved hands, and turned-in feet. Fosse’s ... More


Pedro Almodóvar: Spain’s Enfant Terrible

Emanuel Levy, Pedro Almodóvar, Terence Davies, Todd Haynes, Gus Van Sant, and John Waters

in Gay Directors, Gay Films?: Pedro Almodóvar, Terence Davies, Todd Haynes, Gus Van Sant, John Waters

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780231152761
eISBN:
9780231526531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152761.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Ch. 1 describes the career of Almodovar, Europe’s most Influential director, in terms of four phases, from flamboyant bad boy to director of mature melodramas to the maker of four consecutive ... More


The Last Year of European Peace

Deborah S. Cornelius

in Hungary in World War II: Caught in the Cauldron

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823233434
eISBN:
9780823241767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233434.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

The last year of European peace, 1938, was a year of turmoil for the Hungarians, ranging from panic over the German Anschluss (annexation) of Austria, pride in hosting the International Eucharistic ... More


Clinging to Neutrality

Deborah S. Cornelius

in Hungary in World War II: Caught in the Cauldron

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823233434
eISBN:
9780823241767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233434.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

During the two years 1939 to 1941 under the ministry of Count Pál Teleki the Hungarian government faced increasing pressure, both external and internal, to join forces with Germany. The Germans ... More


The Institutionalization of Islamic Art and Architecture by the Aga Khan Foundation

Ahmad Hamid

in Hassan Fathy and Continuity in Islamic Arts and Architecture

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163418
eISBN:
9781617970146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163418.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

One of the most integrative forces of the Aga Khan Award was in bringing historians, including art and architectural historians, into close proximity with the contemporary practice of architecture. ... More


The value of freedom the writer against the establishment

Samia Mehrez

in Egypt's Culture Wars: Politics and Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163746
eISBN:
9781617970399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163746.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Sonallah Ibrahim was honored as one of the Arab world's most distinguished novelists, at the closing ceremony of the second International Conference on the Arab Novel. During his speech, Sonallah ... More


Fall of 1964 at Berkeley: Confrontation Yields to Reconciliation

Clark Kerr

in The Free Speech Movement: Reflections on Berkeley in the 1960s

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222212
eISBN:
9780520928619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222212.003.0020
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter relates the author's recollection of his experience with the Free Speech Movement (FSM) as president of the University of California, Berkeley. It provides a summary of the complicated ... More


Top Cops

Jennifer C. Hunt

in Seven Shots: An NYPD Raid on a Terrorist Cell and Its Aftermath

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226360904
eISBN:
9780226360911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226360911.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter looks at what happened as the cops and detectives received invitations to events to honor their accomplishments during the rise of the raid. James Kallstrom, assistant director of the ... More


Unjust Enrichment

GEORGE H. ALDRICH

in The Jurisprudence of the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258056
eISBN:
9780191681776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258056.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

The first Award that decided a claim of unjust enrichment was Benjamin R. Isaiah v. Bank Mellat. In that case, the claimant established that he was the beneficial owner of funds used to purchase a ... More


Constitutional Reforms and the Sikhs

Khushwant Singh

in A History of the Sikhs: Volume 2: 1839-2004

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195673098
eISBN:
9780199080595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195673098.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This chapter centres on the constitutional reforms and the response of the Sikhs to these reforms. The first section reveals that the Sikhs were the least responsive of the Punjabis towards the ... More


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