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The Paradox of Jazz Diplomacy, 1961–1966

Lisa E. Davenport

in Jazz Diplomacy: Promoting America in the Cold War Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732689
eISBN:
9781604733440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732689.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

In the 1960s, the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (CU) could not contain international criticism of cultural affairs. Racial conflicts and the Vietnam War amplified the paradox of jazz ... More


History: From Jazz Ambassadors to Hip Hop Diplomats

Mark Katz

in Build: The Power of Hip Hop Diplomacy in a Divided World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190056117
eISBN:
9780190056148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056117.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This chapter chronicles the history of official US cultural diplomacy, starting in the 1930s up until the birth of hip hop diplomacy in 2001 and the establishment of Next Level, the first State ... More


Jazz Behind the Iron Curtain, 1961–1966

Lisa E. Davenport

in Jazz Diplomacy: Promoting America in the Cold War Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732689
eISBN:
9781604733440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732689.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

As both modern and traditional jazz gained greater respectability, internationalist impulses dramatically intensified in the Soviet bloc. American and Soviet officials acknowledged the strong appeal ... More


The Sound of the Fury: The Olympic City through the Prism of Black Atlanta’s Expressive Culture

Maurice J. Hobson

in The Legend of the Black Mecca: Politics and Class in the Making of Modern Atlanta

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635354
eISBN:
9781469635378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635354.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter six focuses on Mayor Maynard Jackson’s creation of the City of Atlanta’s Bureau of Cultural Affairs, the first institution within city government dedicated to the support of artists, their ... More


Cultural Policy

Herman Lebovics

in The French Republic: History, Values, Debates

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449017
eISBN:
9780801460647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449017.003.0039
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter charts the evolution of cultural policy throughout French history. In France the idea that the state has a responsibility for aesthetic culture, as for national defense, the economy, and ... More


Conclusion

Lisa E. Davenport

in Jazz Diplomacy: Promoting America in the Cold War Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732689
eISBN:
9781604733440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732689.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, American

The United States made jazz music a central element of its containment policy during the Cold War, hoping that it could help dispel beliefs in communism and foster liberalization. Both at home and ... More


Profiles of Individual Nuns

Chün-Fang Yü

in Passing the Light: The Incense Light Community and Buddhist Nuns in Contemporary Taiwan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836580
eISBN:
9780824871086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836580.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter provides profiles of several Buddhist nuns of the Incense Light community, focusing on their family backgrounds, their motives for joining the sangha, their accomplishments and setbacks, ... More


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