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Up in Central Park

Charlotte Greenspan

in Pick Yourself Up: Dorothy Fields and the American Musical

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195111101
eISBN:
9780199865703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195111101.003.0013
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on Dorothy's return to writing lyrics via the new musical, Up in Central Park. She and Herb wrote the libretto together, as they had for their previous three shows. The composer ... More


The Rape of the Central Park Jogger

Lynn S. Chancer

in High-Profile Crimes: When Legal Cases Become Social Causes

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226101125
eISBN:
9780226101132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226101132.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter analyzes the Central Park jogger case in New York which involved the rape and assault of a young woman on April 19, 1989. It examines the media coverage and public reactions to the case ... More


In re the Legal System

Lynn S. Chancer

in High-Profile Crimes: When Legal Cases Become Social Causes

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226101125
eISBN:
9780226101132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226101132.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter explores the strategies of legal actors and the perceptions of high profile cases in the U.S. and analyzes the consequences of legal cases becoming conflated with social causes in ... More


High-Profile Crimes: When Legal Cases Become Social Causes

Lynn S. Chancer

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226101125
eISBN:
9780226101132
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226101132.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book starts by considering the following: O. J. Simpson, the Central Park jogger, Bensonhurst, William Kennedy Smith, and Rodney King. These names mean more than crimes and criminals, more than ... More


February 1, 2003

Neil Gould

in Victor Herbert: A Theatrical Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823228713
eISBN:
9780823241798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823228713.003.0020
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

A small crowd gathered in Central Park to commemorate Victor Herbert's birthday. Nearby, Herbert's statue, first unveiled by his daughter Ella when ASCAP presented it to the City of New York on ... More


Urban Ornithology: 150 Years of Birds in New York City

P. A. Buckley, Walter Sedwitz, William J. Norse, and John Kieran

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501719615
eISBN:
9781501719622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501719615.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

This book offers the first quantitative long-term historical analysis of the migratory, winter, and breeding avifaunas of any New York City natural area—Van Cortlandt Park and the adjacent Northwest ... More


When Cases Become Causes

Lynn S. Chancer

in High-Profile Crimes: When Legal Cases Become Social Causes

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226101125
eISBN:
9780226101132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226101132.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about high profiles cases in the U.S. in the 1980s and 1990s and how they became social causes. Seven cases are studied in this volume ... More


Laying Out the Trans-Harlem City

Kara Murphy Schlichting

in New York Recentered: Building the Metropolis from the Shore

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226613024
eISBN:
9780226613161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226613161.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

City officials and boosters fit urban systems of parks, streets, sewerage, and shipping channels to the spaces of New York’s mainland borderland, now known as the South Bronx. This chapter tells the ... More


From the Old World to the New an Obelisk in New York

Susan Sorek

in The Emperors' Needles: Egyptian Obelisks and Rome

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781904675518
eISBN:
9781781380772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675518.003.0017
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter describes an obelisk that was removed from Egypt and re-situated in New York in the nineteenth century. Khedive Ismail first offered the obelisk to the United States at the opening of ... More


Strangers at the Edge of Hospitality

RICHARD KEARNEY and KASCHA SEMONOVITCH

in Phenomenologies of the Stranger: Between Hostility and Hospitality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234615
eISBN:
9780823240722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234615.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter focuses on the Strangers Gate in New York City's Central Park. This gate paradigmatically represents a permeable edge across and through which hospitality occurs. It is a liminal space ... More


Draft Cards Are for Burning

Bruce Dancis

in Resister: A Story of Protest and Prison during the Vietnam War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452420
eISBN:
9780801470417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452420.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The author recounts the mass draft card burning that he organized in New York City in 1967. In early February 1967, the author contacted the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) about defending him ... More


Constructing Identity in Seneca Village

Diana Dizerega Wall, Nan A. Rothschild, and Meredith B. Linn

in Archaeology of Identity and Dissonance: Contexts for a Brave New World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813056197
eISBN:
9780813053950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056197.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter explores the issue of identity in Seneca Village, a nineteenth-century, middle-class, black community located in what is now Central Park in New York City. The city evicted the residents ... More


City Crusade

Randall Balmer

in Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory: A Journey into the Evangelical Subculture in America, 25th Anniversary edition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199360468
eISBN:
9780190258252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199360468.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter presents the author's account of the event entitled “An afternoon in Central Park with Billy Graham” held in September 1991. He says that on this September afternoon he came to Central ... More


Ballet Theatre, a University of Dance, and More …

Toba Singer

in Fernando Alonso: The Father of Cuban Ballet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044026
eISBN:
9780813046259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044026.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Dance

Fernando reviews Alicia and his final season with Ballet Theatre, after which it closed “until further notice.” They seized the opportunity to return to Cuba to, with Alberto, start the classical ... More


. A Fast Rising Star ~ 1959 ~

Nadine Cohodas

in Princess Noire: The Tumultuous Reign of Nina Simone

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807872437
eISBN:
9781469602240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882740_cohodas.11
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses Nina and Don's new place on Central Park West at 101st Street, about a mile south of Harlem. The apartment was on the top floor of a fifteen-story building typical of the ... More


Streisand’s Television

Ethan Mordden

in On Streisand: An Opinionated Guide

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190651763
eISBN:
9780190931322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190651763.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on Barbra Streisand’s television specials, beginning with My Name Is Barbra in 1965 that catapulted her as a full-fledged national star. In My Name Is Barbra, Streisand’s singing ... More


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