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Lonesome Roads and Streets of Dreams: Place, Mobility, and Race in Jazz of the 1930s and ’40s

Andrew S. Berish

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226044941
eISBN:
9780226044965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226044965.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Any listener knows the power of music to define a place, but few can describe the how or why of this phenomenon. This book showcases how American jazz defined a culture particularly preoccupied with ... More


The Wreck of the Quedagh Merchant: The Lost Ship of Captain William Kidd

Frederick H. Hanselmann and Charles D. Beeker

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/9780813061580.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Captured off the west coast of India by the scandalous 17th Century pirate Captain William Kidd, the Armenian-owned Cara Merchant of Quedagh sailed into the Caribbean and was subsequently abandoned ... More


Fighting Like a Man, Special Operations Style

Brian Masaru Hayashi

in Asian American Spies: How Asian Americans Helped Win the Allied Victory

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780195338850
eISBN:
9780190092856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195338850.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Asian History

Asian Americans also joined Special Operations. Their work for this section involved engaging in guerrilla warfare against the Imperial Japanese forces in Burma. Led by Carl Eifler, they were ... More


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