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Never Say “Never Again”

Jeffrey Magee

in The Uncrowned King of Swing: Fletcher Henderson and Big Band Jazz

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195090222
eISBN:
9780199871469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195090222.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Popular

Far from securing his position and income, Henderson's work for Benny Goodman initiated an unstable sequence of ups and downs that continued until his death in 1952. Goodman's success, and the ... More


Crisis and Salvation

Frank Graziano

in The Millennial New World

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195124323
eISBN:
9780199784561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195124324.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter treats eschatological and apocalyptic themes through a range of cases from Latin America and early modern Spain. Of particular focus are the imminent end of the world, the messianic ... More


“I Lead the Way, Like Columbus”: Joseph Smith, Genocide, and Revelatory Ambiguity

Zachary McLeod Hutchins

in Americanist Approaches to The Book of Mormon

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190221928
eISBN:
9780190221959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190221928.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, Church History

Readers of The Book of Mormon have long identified Christopher Columbus as the “man among the Gentiles” whose divinely prompted journey to the Americas is foretold therein; Columbus thus became a ... More


The Promise of Paradise

Frank Graziano

in The Millennial New World

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195124323
eISBN:
9780199784561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195124324.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter surveys utopian ideas in Latin America, from the European myths projected onto the New World during exploration to more recent endeavors to discover or build paradise on earth. Themes ... More


Concordia Mundi

Zvi Ben‐Dor Benite

in The Ten Lost Tribes: A World History

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195307337
eISBN:
9780199867868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307337.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the search for the ten tribes in the Americas. It shows how the possibility to find the tribes in the Americas was “there” even before the discovery of the Americas ” through ... More


Other Men's Lands

Wes Williams

in Pilgrimage and Narrative in the French Renaissance: 'The Undiscovered Country'

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159407
eISBN:
9780191673610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159407.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines the characters and occupations of pilgrims during the Renaissance period. It discusses the experience of Christopher Columbus as pilgrim and explorer and Batholomew Georgiewitz ... More


Selling the Indies: Columbus and the Economy of the Marvelous

in New World Gold: Cultural Anxiety and Monetary Disorder in Early Modern Spain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226856186
eISBN:
9780226856193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226856193.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on the difficulties encountered by Christopher Columbus in providing the reliable sources of gold that he had promised to Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain, his royal sponsors. ... More


To Build the Falling Castle: Louis MacNeice and the Drama of Form

Ian Whittington

in Writing the Radio War: Literature, Politics and the BBC, 1939-1945

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474413596
eISBN:
9781474444897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413596.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Collectively, Louis MacNeice’s output of radio dramas and features represents one of the greatest achievements of wartime radio broadcasting in Britain. For MacNeice, already interested in poetic ... More


Discovering Cannibals: Europeans, Caribs, and Arawaks in the Caribbean

Kelly L. Watson

in Insatiable Appetites: Imperial Encounters with Cannibals in the North Atlantic World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814763476
eISBN:
9780814760499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814763476.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter discusses the connection between sexuality and conquest, particularly on the ideas envisioned in Samuel Eliot Morison's book, The Admiral of the Ocean Sea: A Life of Christopher ... More


First Encounters, Inventing America, and the Columbian Exchange

Luis Martínez-Fernández

in Key to the New World: A History of Early Colonial Cuba

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781683400325
eISBN:
9781683400981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400325.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter covers the subject of the discovery of America, including the voyages of Christopher Columbus and Amerigo Vespucci. It looks at the theological, scientific, and philosophical debates ... More


Columbus's Outpost among the Tainos: Spain and America at La Isabela, 1493-1498

Kathleen Deagan and Jose Maria Cruxent

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090406
eISBN:
9780300133899
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090406.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

In 1493, Christopher Columbus led a fleet of 17 ships and more than 1200 men to found a royal trading colony in America. Columbus had high hopes for his settlement, which he named La Isabela after ... More


Following the Admiral: Reckonings with Great Men’s History

Dixa Ramírez

in Colonial Phantoms: Belonging and Refusal in the Dominican Americas, from the 19th Century to the Present

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479850457
eISBN:
9781479812721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479850457.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines how European colonialism, U.S. empire, and Dominican patriarchal nationalism intersected over a century to create the Columbus Lighthouse Memorial in Santo Domingo. These ... More


Popular Histories and Serious Fictions: Manifest Destiny and the Spanish Atlantic World

Gretchen J. Woertendyke

in Hemispheric Regionalism: Romance and the Geography of Genre

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190212278
eISBN:
9780190212292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190212278.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

It is the discourse of manifest destiny that conjoins the popular romance and the Spanish Atlantic world; and Cuba provides a key site for staging the conflict between the Old World and the New. This ... More


Columbus Days: 1492: Conquest of Paradise

Vincent LoBrutto

in Ridley Scott: A Biography

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813177083
eISBN:
9780813177090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177083.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In 1992, on the five hundredth anniversary of the world-changing voyage of Christopher Columbus, Ridley Scott created a movie that showed the personal side of the explorer. Extensive research was ... More


Columbus and La Isabela

Kathleen Deagan and José María Cruxent

in Archaeology at La Isabela: America's First European Town

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090413
eISBN:
9780300133912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090413.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter describes the establishment of La Isabela by Christopher Columbus during his second voyage to America. La Isabela has captured the imagination of archaeologists and historians for ... More


Providence, the Renaissance Atlantic, and Law

Alexander B. Haskell

in For God, King, and People: Forging Commonwealth Bonds in Renaissance Virginia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469618029
eISBN:
9781469618043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618029.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter introduces the late Renaissance preoccupation with the interplay between God's will and earthly power by focusing on three issues. Envisioning the law as pathways of rightful conduct ... More


Columbus and La Isabela

Kathleen Deagan and José María Cruxent

in Columbus's Outpost among the Tainos: Spain and America at La Isabela, 1493-1498

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090406
eISBN:
9780300133899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090406.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter tells the story of Christopher Columbus's departure from Cadiz in 1493 on his second voyage to America. A jubilant affair, it stood in stark contrast to the sailing of his first ... More


The Planet and the World

Eric Hayot

in On Literary Worlds

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199926695
eISBN:
9780199980499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926695.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses two significant events which are most literally relevant to world-making. These are, first, the series of cosmological and geographical revolutions leading from Ptolemy through ... More


October 10, 1492

Jon Beasley-Murray

in Posthegemony: Political Theory and Latin America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816647149
eISBN:
9781452945941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816647149.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This prologue argues that the Requerimiento (“Requirement” or “Summons”), a document that justified Spanish claims to the Americas, has nothing to do with hegemony, coercion, or consent. Rather, it ... More


‘Walkin’ and Swingin’’: Signifyin(g) in Elegant Hot Swing, 1936–1941

George Burrows

in The Recordings of Andy Kirk and his Clouds of Joy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199335589
eISBN:
9780190948047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199335589.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on the hot-swing numbers that the Clouds of Joy recorded in the period between March 1936 and July 1941. It shows that despite evident qualities of the hot-jazz styles of New ... More


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