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The Organizational Cartel Persists, 1891–2011

Jeffery A. Jenkins and Charles Stewart III

in Fighting for the Speakership: The House and the Rise of Party Government

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691118123
eISBN:
9781400845460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691118123.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines leadership selection after the Reed Rules and the persistence of the organizational cartel in the House of Representatives during the period 1891–2011. It begins by discussing ... More


The Conflicted Writer

Douglas Robinson

in Ring Lardner and the Other

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195076004
eISBN:
9780199855131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195076004.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

In the primary narrative of “Who Dealt?,” Lardner did not create a fictionalized version of himself. Tom is a small-town businessman in Maine who went to Yale and lost the woman he loved to another ... More


Pacific Apostle: The 1920-21 Diary of David O. McKay in the Latter-day Saint Island Missions

David O. McKay

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042850
eISBN:
9780252051715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042850.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The year-long fact-finding mission of Mormon apostle David O. McKay and his traveling companion Hugh J. Cannon to the colonies of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was one of the most ... More


Autonomic Arousal and Emotional Feeling

James D. Laird

in Feelings: The Perception of Self

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195098891
eISBN:
9780199893614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195098891.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter considers the role of arousal in emotional experience. It argues that arousal serves as one of a number of cue sources that generate some emotional experiences. Arousal is sufficient to ... More


Charley Patton: The Conscience of the Delta

David Evans

in Charley Patton: Voice of the Mississippi Delta

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496816139
eISBN:
9781496816177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496816139.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter highlights certain aspects of Charley Patton's life and personality to provide a better understanding of the social context of his life and music. It is based largely on the internal ... More


Crossing the Pacific

David O. McKay

Reid L. Neilson and Carson V. Teuscher (eds)

in Pacific Apostle: The 1920–21 Diary of David O. McKay in the Latter-day Saint Island Missions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042850
eISBN:
9780252051715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042850.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Departing from Utah, David O. McKay and Hugh J. Cannon began their year-long fact-finding mission on December 4, 1920, traveling northwest by railroad to the deepwater port of Vancouver, Canada. The ... More


New Zealand Revisited

David O. McKay

Reid L. Neilson and Carson V. Teuscher (eds)

in Pacific Apostle: The 1920-21 Diary of David O. McKay in the Latter-day Saint Island Missions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042850
eISBN:
9780252051715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042850.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

David O. McKay’s return to New Zealand was punctuated by several reunions, one with his travel companion Hugh J. Cannon, and others with members and missionaries he met on his earlier visit. McKay ... More


The Wandering Trail, 1981–1993

Brain Taves

in Hollywood Presents Jules Verne: The Father of Science Fiction on Screen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813161129
eISBN:
9780813165523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813161129.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

If the explosion of science fiction filmmaking in the wake of Star Wars (1977) impacted Verne filmmaking, it was only in a deleterious way. Tackling two novels for the first time—Mystery on Monster ... More


“If That Is Treason, You Can Make the Most of It”: November 18–December 8, 1941

Donna T. Haverty-Stacke

in Trotskyists on Trial: Free Speech and Political Persecution Since the Age of FDR

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479851942
eISBN:
9781479891627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479851942.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Chapter 4 examines the efforts of the defense team, led by Albert Goldman, who saw the trial as an opportunity to fight not just for free speech, but also for trade union democracy and for the ... More


Ireland’s popular response

Paul Huddie

in The Crimean War and Irish Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382547
eISBN:
9781786945464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382547.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter will show that between 1854 and 1856 the Crimean War formed a central part of life for a broad cross-section of Irish people, regardless of class or creed, and even Irish culture. It ... More


The Puzzle of Wounds: Shock and the Body at War

Stefanos Geroulanos and Todd Meyers

in The Human Body in the Age of Catastrophe: Brittleness, Integration, Science, and the Great War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226556451
eISBN:
9780226556628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226556628.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Chapter 2 launches our study of the body at war—the injured soldier’s body during and after World War I, and specifically the body that, once injured, appeared to be at war with itself. The chapter ... More


Physiology Incorporates the Psyche: Digestion, Emotions, and Homeostasis in Walter Cannon, 1898–1932

Stefanos Geroulanos and Todd Meyers

in The Human Body in the Age of Catastrophe: Brittleness, Integration, Science, and the Great War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226556451
eISBN:
9780226556628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226556628.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Chapter 5 tracks the work of Walter Cannon from the beginnings of his career when he pioneered the use of X-rays for the study of internal phenomena to the late 1920s when he developed the modern ... More


The Organism and Its Environment: Integration, Interiority, and Individuality around 1930

Stefanos Geroulanos and Todd Meyers

in The Human Body in the Age of Catastrophe: Brittleness, Integration, Science, and the Great War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226556451
eISBN:
9780226556628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226556628.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Chapter 6 studies “the individual” as it appears in the web of concepts to which these scientists fastened it, key among them “interiority” and “integration.” If physiology cast itself as a science ... More


The Political Economy in Bodily Metaphor and the Anthropologies of Integrated Communication

Stefanos Geroulanos and Todd Meyers

in The Human Body in the Age of Catastrophe: Brittleness, Integration, Science, and the Great War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226556451
eISBN:
9780226556628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226556628.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

We describe the world of social-political thought in which physiological integration emerged and its influence on theories of communication in anthropology, cybernetics, and philosophy. We examine ... More


Cannonites and Shachtmanites

Alan M. Wald

in New York Intellectuals: The Rise and Decline of the Anti-Stalinist Left From the 1930s to the 1980s

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469635941
eISBN:
9781469635965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635941.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Trotskyist political movement, a pole of attraction for many of the intellectuals, is examined through biographical portraits of two of its leaders—James P. Cannon and Max Shachtman, who co-led ... More


Out of the Southern Frying Pan, into the Global Fire

Lane Windham

in Knocking on Labor's Door: Union Organizing in the 1970s and the Roots of a New Economic Divide

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632070
eISBN:
9781469632094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632070.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores two union elections among textile workers at Cannon Mills in Kannapolis, North Carolina (near Charlotte) in 1974 and 1985. This chapter puts union organizing into dialogue with ... More


A City under Siege: The Battle for Havana

Elena A. Schneider

in The Occupation of Havana: War, Trade, and Slavery in the Atlantic World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469645353
eISBN:
9781469645377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469645353.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This middle section of the book, on the invasion and occupation, treats the two phases of the central events in Cuba as separate but parallel processes, with their own protagonists and outcomes. ... More


Activists in Their Twenties

Rachel F. Seidman

in Speaking of Feminism: Today's Activists on the Past, Present, and Future of the U.S. Women's Movement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653082
eISBN:
9781469653105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653082.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The six women and one trans man in this chapter were between the ages of 20 and 30 years old. Like the other activists in this book, they search for ways to balance their passion and commitment to ... More


An Amphibious Being

Alistair Sponsel

in Darwin's Evolving Identity: Adventure, Ambition, and the Sin of Speculation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226523118
eISBN:
9780226523255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226523255.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter uses the geologist Charles Lyell’s concept of an “amphibious being” (introduced in chapter 1) to illustrate why Darwin’s experience on a maritime surveying voyage had the potential to ... More


Africa

Dawn D’arcy Nell

in The History of Oxford University Press: Volume III: 1896 to 1970

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199568406
eISBN:
9780191772344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568406.003.0025
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Cultural History

The first OUP branch in Africa began during the First World War as an agency for London and Clarendon Press books in Cape Town; its manager represented several other British publishers and that ... More


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