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One Revolution

John Wigger

in American Saint Francis Asbury and the Methodists

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195387803
eISBN:
9780199866410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387803.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

As the Revolutionary War approached, John Wesley published pamphlets, beginning with A Calm Address to Our American Colonies, against the American cause. The other British preachers mostly sided with ... More


Grete Waitz: The Art of Hurrying Slowly

Theresa Walton-Fisette

in More than Cricket and Football: International Sport and the Challenge of Celebrity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496809889
eISBN:
9781496809926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496809889.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Grete Waitz of Norway is marathon running’s first female star. Waitz had trained as a distance runner and found success at various distances before turning her attention to the longer race. Her first ... More


Transforming Violent Streets on the Westside

Robert Vargas

in Wounded City: Violent Turf Wars in a Chicago Barrio

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190245900
eISBN:
9780190245948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190245900.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Urban and Rural Studies

Chapter 4 details violence prevention organizations’ successful and extraordinary effort to reduce violence on the blocks around Farragut High School, one of the most violent high schools in Chicago. ... More


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