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The Problem of Inauthentic Happiness

Fred Feldman

in What Is This Thing Called Happiness?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199571178
eISBN:
9780191722547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571178.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Amartya Sen mentioned the case of a “demeaned and demoralized housewife” who has been brainwashed into thinking that a constricted life such as hers is appropriate for a woman. Thus, she is satisfied ... More


Diplomacy: Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach I

Harold James

in Krupp: A History of the Legendary German Firm

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153407
eISBN:
9781400841868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153407.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the next era in the Krupp corporate history, detailing the company's various innovations and setbacks during this period, as well as the Krupp family's latest ... More


Conclusion: Aging, I Write

Ann Burack-Weiss

in The Lioness in Winter: Writing an Old Woman's Life

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231151849
eISBN:
9780231525336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151849.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The author recalls Bertha Reynolds and teaching and learning about aging.


Queer Sexuality and the Lesbian Feminist South

Jaime Harker

in The Lesbian South: Southern Feminists, the Women in Print Movement, and the Queer Literary Canon

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643359
eISBN:
9781469643373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643359.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter explores the central role of transgressive sexuality in the literary creations of Southern lesbian feminists, both in their embrace of grotesque sexual southernness and their critiques ... More


Postscript

Elisabeth Petry

in Can Anything Beat White?: A Black Family's Letters

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617033209
eISBN:
9781617030680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617033209.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter presents the author’s personal messages to the various members of her family covered in this book. These include Willis S. James, Anna Houston James, Charley Hudson, Bertha James Lane, ... More


The Waltons: A democratic marriage 1

James Hinton

in Nine Wartime Lives: Mass Observation and the Making of the Modern Self

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199574667
eISBN:
9780191702167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574667.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter focuses on wartime diarists Matthew and Bertha Walton. For Matthew and Bertha Walton, a school teacher and his wife living in a small town in the Durham coalfield, Mass-Observation was a ... More


Framing a History of the Present: or, Did the Pearls Scatter to the World’s Fair?

Marilyn Booth

in Classes of Ladies of Cloistered Spaces: Writing Feminist History through Biography in Fin-de-siecle Eypt

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748694860
eISBN:
9781474408639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694860.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter considers how a volume such as this was celebrated and advertised locally, and how Fawwaz’s contemporaries ‘blurbed’ it for audiences. How did such a framing contribute to the era’s ... More


Work and Play in Tavistock Place

Rosemary Ashton

in Victorian Bloomsbury

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300154474
eISBN:
9780300154481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300154474.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the history of kindergarten education in Great Britain. It explains that Friedrich Froebel's system of teaching very young children through play, song, dance, and outdoor ... More


Ipi Tombi

Mark Sanders

in Learning Zulu: A Secret History of Language in South Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691167565
eISBN:
9781400881086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691167565.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the historical significance of Ipi Tombi, a 1974 musical by South African writers Bertha Egnos and her daughter Gail Lakier, and describes it as an episode in the secret history ... More


The Fourth Wave: Reimagining the German Jewish Bible

Abigail Gillman

in A History of German Jewish Bible Translation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226477695
eISBN:
9780226477862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226477862.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The three translators of the fourth wave believed that modern people’s relationship to the Bible, and to religion, had become reified, and that translation, undertaken in a modernist vein, could ... More


Jay-Dee Records and Otis Blackwell

Bruce Bastin and Kip Lornell

in The Melody Man: Joe Davis and the New York Music Scene, 1916-1978

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032769
eISBN:
9781617032776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032769.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on Joe Davis’s return to the record producer’s scene in 1953. Davis signed and recorded a number of artists during this time, including the young girl Leslie Uggams, The ... More


How Joe Davis Did Business

Bruce Bastin and Kip Lornell

in The Melody Man: Joe Davis and the New York Music Scene, 1916-1978

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032769
eISBN:
9781617032776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032769.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on Joe Davis’s way of doing business in the 1940s. It explains that Davis was looking at new trends in black popular music and that repeat deals with satisfied customers were ... More


On Becoming God: Late Medieval Mysticism and the Modern Western Self

Ben Morgan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823239924
eISBN:
9780823239962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239924.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The book takes as its starting point the declaration by a woman religious in a fourteenth-century text that she has “become God”. Part I sets out the methodological tools necessary for a critical ... More


Adapting

Rose Stremlau

in Sustaining the Cherokee Family: Kinship and the Allotment of an Indigenous Nation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834992
eISBN:
9781469602745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869109_stremlau.11
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter focuses on Stan and Tinna Gibson and the forty acres of land they bought from Dennis and Bertha Sixkiller for $485. Over the next few years, the Gibsons built a three-room house and a ... More


Taking Leave of Sigmund Freud

Ben Morgan

in On Becoming God: Late Medieval Mysticism and the Modern Western Self

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823239924
eISBN:
9780823239962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239924.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The chapter reconstructs the behavioural context from which psychoanalysis first emerged, and situates hysteria in the context of the management of emotional life in late-nineteenth-century Vienna. ... More


Surviving the Patterrollers

Elisabeth Petry

in Can Anything Beat White?: A Black Family's Letters

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617033209
eISBN:
9781617030680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617033209.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter presents the story of the family of Willis S. James. Willis grew up in Fredericksburg, Virginia, and escaped the “patterrollers” in the early 1860s as war raged around the city. He ... More


The Surrogate Mother

Elisabeth Petry

in Can Anything Beat White?: A Black Family's Letters

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617033209
eISBN:
9781617030680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617033209.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter focuses on Bertha Ernestine James and her correspondence. Bertha was the eldest child of Willis and Anna Houston James. Anna molded Bertha into a loving woman who nurtured her brothers ... More


The Wanderer

Elisabeth Petry

in Can Anything Beat White?: A Black Family's Letters

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617033209
eISBN:
9781617030680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617033209.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter focuses on Willis H. James and his correspondence. Willis enlisted in the U.S. Army in the fall of 1899. After his discharge he lived briefly in New York, but soon changed his name to ... More


Samson the Non-European

Aloni Udi

in What Does a Jew Want?: On Binationalism and Other Specters

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157599
eISBN:
9780231527378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157599.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In this chapter, the author reflects on the story of Samson and Delilah and the lessons it imparts with regards to the Israeli–Palestinian conflict. The author begins by citing the tragedy that ... More


Sunnyside, 1927–1933

Amy C. Beal

in Johanna Beyer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039157
eISBN:
9780252097133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039157.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter looks at Beyer's life in Sunnyside Gardens in the late 1920s. Sunnyside Gardens was the center of Beyer's social life. Friends in Beyer's community during this time included not just ... More


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