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New York, Cape Cod, San Antonio: New Transitions, 1956–1988

Nancy Lee Chalfa Ruyter

in La Meri and Her Life in Dance: Performing the World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813066097
eISBN:
9780813058320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066097.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter tells of La Meri’s last years in New York City (1956-1960) and her next new beginning in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, with her sister Lilian Newcomer. There, she established a school, Ethnic ... More


Walden, Cape Cod, and the Duty of the Coast Survey

Patrick Chura

in Thoreau the Land Surveyor

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034935
eISBN:
9780813038278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034935.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The first superintendent of the Coast Survey was Swiss-born mathematician Ferdinand Hassler, who directed the project from its inception in 1816 until his death in 1843. Hassler was one of the most ... More


Focus on Subgroups within the Hub

James N. Stanford

in New England English: Large-Scale Acoustic Sociophonetics and Dialectology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190625658
eISBN:
9780190625689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190625658.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, English Language

This is the second of two chapters (Chapters 6 and 7) that analyze the Dartmouth-based fieldwork data in eastern Massachusetts. This chapter “zooms in” to focus on particular subgroups within the Hub ... More


Henry Thoreau and the Reverend Poluphloisboios Thalassa

Joel Porte

in Consciousness and Culture: Emerson and Thoreau Reviewed

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300104462
eISBN:
9780300130577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300104462.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter examines Henry Thoreau's anxieties about fathoming things, focusing on his Cape Cod. It discusses Thoreau's elementary interest in and attraction to water. It explains what Thoreau ... More


The Saltwater Frontier: Indians and the Contest for the American Coast

Andrew Lipman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300207668
eISBN:
9780300216691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207668.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This book presents the previously untold story of how the ocean became a “frontier” between colonists and Indians. When the English and Dutch empires both tried to claim the same patch of coast ... More


Motion Picture Pioneers of America

Nick Dawson

in Being Hal Ashby: Life of a Hollywood Rebel

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125381
eISBN:
9780813135267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125381.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the success of Norman Jewison and Hal Ashby's collaboration in the film The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming. The film was based on Nathaniel Benchley's book The ... More


Artifacts That Talk Like Pirates: Jolly Roger Iconography and Archaeological Sites

Kenneth J. Kinkor

in Pieces of Eight: More Archaeology of Piracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061580
eISBN:
9780813051246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061580.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

In recent decades, the historiography of piracy has focussed on how pirates have acted as sub-cultures within larger social units. This is reflected, in part, by their use of symbols, such as the ... More


Setting a New Course

Francis J. Bremer

in One Small Candle: The Story of the Plymouth Puritans and the Beginning of English New England

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780197510049
eISBN:
9780197510070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197510049.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, British and Irish Early Modern History

By 1617 members of the congregation discussed moving. The challenges of living in Leiden remained great. They also feared the Netherlands becoming engaged in war with Spain. After considerable ... More


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