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Dodge, Worcester, Ladd, and Burritt: Christianity, Courts, and World Peace

Mark Weston Janis

in America and the Law of Nations 1776-1939

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579341
eISBN:
9780191722653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579341.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This chapter shows how the international courts of today are the offspring of 19th-century American utopians, religious enthusiasts by and large untrained in the law. These early proponents of an ... More


“This Nebraska Business Will Entirely Denationalize the Whig Party”

Michael F. Holt

in The Rise and Fall of the American Whig Party: Jacksonian Politics and the Onset of the Civil War

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195161045
eISBN:
9780199849635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161045.003.0022
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

On December 14, Iowa's Democratic Senator Augustus Dodge introduced a bill to organize the area west of Missouri and Iowa into a Nebraska Territory. The seemingly innocuous bill was immediately sent ... More


Post-war Reconstructions

CHUSHICHI TSUZUKI

in The Pursuit of Power in Modern Japan 1825–1995

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205890
eISBN:
9780191676840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205890.003.0018
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

The seven years of the American occupation of Japan can be divided into two periods: the period of reform devoted to the adoption of measures for ‘demilitarization and democratization’; and the ... More


Exploiting Elaine

Barbara Tepa Lupack

in Silent Serial Sensations: The Wharton Brothers and the Magic of Early Cinema

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748189
eISBN:
9781501748202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748189.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on the serial The Exploits of Elaine (1914). The fictional Elaine Dodge, an enterprising young woman who dedicates herself to solving the mystery of her father's death at the ... More


Extending Elaine

Barbara Tepa Lupack

in Silent Serial Sensations: The Wharton Brothers and the Magic of Early Cinema

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748189
eISBN:
9781501748202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748189.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter details how, given The Exploits of Elaine's enormous appeal, plans for an extension, or “extender,” began even as the original serial was still in production. Indeed, the opening episode ... More


Nystagmus

Nicholas J. Wade and Benjamin W. Tatler

in The Moving Tablet of the Eye: The origins of modern eye movement research

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198566175
eISBN:
9780191584954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566175.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Nystagmus was first recorded as a consequence of visual vertigo. This chapter begins with a review of the early history of vertigo. It then describes the experiments of Wells and Erasmus Darwin — ... More


Saccades and fixations

Nicholas J. Wade and Benjamin W. Tatler

in The Moving Tablet of the Eye: The origins of modern eye movement research

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198566175
eISBN:
9780191584954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566175.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Fixations were examined before saccades were measured. Concerns were the stability of fixation and torsion of the eyes. The latter resulted in Donders' law and Listing's law, both of which were ... More


Cultivating the Taos Mystique

Geneva M. Gano

in The Little Art Colony and US Modernism: Carmel, Provincetown, Taos

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474439756
eISBN:
9781474490955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439756.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Unlike the new development at Carmel and the recently revitalized fishing village of Provincetown, the old frontier trading post of Taos, New Mexico, was experiencing slow, steady growth at the turn ... More


‘Something Stood Up in my Soul’: D. H. Lawrence in Taos

Geneva M. Gano

in The Little Art Colony and US Modernism: Carmel, Provincetown, Taos

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474439756
eISBN:
9781474490955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439756.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

D.H. Lawrence, like many of the artists affiliated with Taos’ modern little art colony, was invited there by Mabel Dodge Luhan to ‘see and feel and wonder’ the ‘essence’ of Taos and ultimately put it ... More


The Politics of Adaptation

David Ciplet, J. Timmons Roberts, and Mizan R. Khan

in Power In A Warming World: The New Global Politics of Climate Change and the Remaking of Environmental Inequality

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029612
eISBN:
9780262330039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029612.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter pays attention to climate change adaptation politics and describes the types of political conflicts that have emerged around the issue of funding for adaptation. It discusses three main ... More


Taming of the West

JOE C. TRUETT

in Grass: In Search of Human Habitat

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520258396
eISBN:
9780520944527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520258396.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter describes the Texas bison slaughter. The business of hunting bison for their hides had started in Kansas about 1870. By 1873 bison numbers in Kansas had shriveled and hunters looked ... More


Cultural Modernists and Indian Religion

Tisa Wenger

in We Have a Religion: The 1920s Pueblo Indian Dance Controversy and American Religious Freedom

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807832622
eISBN:
9781469605869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807894217_wenger.7
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter discusses Mabel Dodge Luhan's four-volume autobiography, in which she recounted her long quest for a place that would satisfy her inner hunger. “Only religion will fill me,” she ... More


Exchange Rate-Based Stabilization: 1945–50

Shinji Takagi

in Conquering the Fear of Freedom: Japanese Exchange Rate Policy since 1945

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198714651
eISBN:
9780191782893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714651.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Chapter 1 reviews attempts by Japanese authorities to stabilize postwar inflation and eventually to establish a fixed exchange rate for the yen in the context of successful stabilization. The chapter ... More


Interlude (Deflation)

Mark Metzler

in Capital as Will and Imagination: Schumpeter's Guide to the Postwar Japanese Miracle

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451799
eISBN:
9780801467912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451799.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter focuses on the credit restriction program that was imposed under U.S. orders and directed by American Bankers Association president Joseph M. Dodge in 1949. Dodge launched this program ... More


The Unfazed and the Alarmed

Daniel W. Crofts

in Lincoln and the Politics of Slavery: The Other Thirteenth Amendment and the Struggle to Save the Union

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627311
eISBN:
9781469627335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627311.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Chapter Eight explores the internal dynamics within the Republican Party that made any seeming compromise unacceptable. Once the party formed in the mid-1850s, most of its candidates for office in ... More


The American Lawrence

Lee M. Jenkins

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060507
eISBN:
9780813050676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060507.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book posits an “American Lawrence,” exploring D. H. Lawrence’s role as a creator as well as a critic of American literature between 1922 and 1925 when he was resident in the New World. The ... More


Cash Cow

Alan K. Rode

in Michael Curtiz: A Life in Film

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813173917
eISBN:
9780813174808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813173917.003.0020
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Curtiz embarked on the most successful portion of his career as his cinematic style merged with the rapid-paced Warner studio technique. His relentless attention to detail includedresearching the ... More


Tales of Out Here: “St. Mawr,” “The Princess,” and “The Woman Who Rode Away”

Lee M. Jenkins

in The American Lawrence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060507
eISBN:
9780813050676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060507.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses Lawrence’s American fiction, beginning with his abortive attempt to write an American novel based on the life of his hostess in New Mexico, Mabel Dodge Luhan. The chapter ... More


Wilful Women: Lawrence’s Three Fates and Georgia O’Keeffe

Lee M. Jenkins

in The American Lawrence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060507
eISBN:
9780813050676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060507.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The Conclusion explores the creative collaborations between Lawrence and New Mexico women writers and artists, including Mabel Dodge Luhan, Dorothy Brett, and Georgia O’Keeffe. This chapter discusses ... More


Introduction: D. H. Lawrence, Americano

Lee M. Jenkins

in The American Lawrence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060507
eISBN:
9780813050676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060507.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The Introduction discusses the “American Lawrence” in the contexts of transnationalism and the globalized New American Studies. This chapter argues that far from setting a narrow, national canon, as ... More


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