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“Invasion Year”: Americans in Britain, Americanization, and the Dance Music Backlash

Christina L. Baade

in Victory through Harmony: The BBC and Popular Music in World War II

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195372014
eISBN:
9780199918287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372014.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Popular

Focusing on 1944, “Invasion Year,” Chapter 8 explores how the BBC, British musicians, and fans negotiated the “special relationship” with their American allies and the potential threat that ... More


Gastrointestinal symptoms

Justin Amery, Michelle Meiring, and Caroline Rose

in Children's Palliative Care in Africa

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199567966
eISBN:
9780191730566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567966.003.0008
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter notes that children with HIV/AIDS or cancer are very prone to mouth problems, particularly those who are malnourished. One of the most common causes of vomiting in children's palliative ... More


The Death of In Loco Parentis

Glenn C. Altschuler and Isaac Kramnick

in Cornell: A History, 1940-2015

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801444258
eISBN:
9780801471896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801444258.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

This chapter examines Cornell University's admission of GI students after World War II. Six months after the end of hostilities, President Edmund Ezra Day, along with eighty-five other presidents of ... More


Defending the American Bases of Hegemony

Stephen G. Craft

in American Justice In Taiwan: The 1957 Riots and Cold War Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166353
eISBN:
9780813166629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166353.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 13 examines how the Eisenhower administration handled U.S. foreign policy in east Asia following events such as Black Friday and the Girard case. Eisenhower recognized the need to placate ... More


Postscript: A GI Bill for the Twenty-first Century?

Stephen R. Ortiz

in Beyond the Bonus March and GI Bill: How Veteran Politics Shaped the New Deal Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762134
eISBN:
9780814762561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762134.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This postscript looks at the prospects for the GI Bill in the twenty-first century. In 2008, as Americans faced an economic calamity that evokes images of the Great Depression, a new version of the ... More


The Teachable Moment

Nat Segaloff

in Arthur Penn: American Director

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129761
eISBN:
9780813135502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129761.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The GI Bill of Rights adopted John Andrew Rice and Theodore Dreier's experimental curricula and this was formulated at Black Mountain College. This colleage was found to be different compared to ... More


Marketing Disabled Manhood: Veterans and Advertising since the Civil War

John M. Kinder

in Phallacies: Historical Intersections of Disability and Masculinity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190458997
eISBN:
9780190459024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190458997.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter examines the efforts of businesses to market masculinity to disabled American veterans. Beginning with the Civil War—a conflict that left nearly a million ex-servicemen with war wounds ... More


From Foxholes to Farms: The GI Bill and the Enduring Agrarian Ideal

Adrienne Monteith Petty

in Standing Their Ground: Small Farmers in North Carolina since the Civil War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199938520
eISBN:
9780199367764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199938520.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The GI Bill established a broad and groundbreaking social safety net of educational and economic benefits and incentives for veterans returning from World War II. This chapter uncovers the history of ... More


Higher Education

William E. Ellis

in A History of Education in Kentucky

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129778
eISBN:
9780813135724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129778.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

As at the time of the Great Depression, the Americans were caught up in events over which they appeared to have no control. Life was changed quickly by this war, and higher education in Kentucky soon ... More


Race, Place, and Historic Moment: Black and Japanese American World War II Veterans: The GI Bill of Rights and the Model Minority Myth

Taunya Lovell Banks

in Minority Relations: Intergroup Conflict and Cooperation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496810458
eISBN:
9781496810496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810458.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter presents a comparative history of minority communities, in this case the impact of the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944 (better known as the GI Bill of Rights). It addresses the ... More


Stories of Homecoming: Deserving GIs and Faithless Service Wives

Holly Allen

in Forgotten Men and Fallen Women: The Cultural Politics of New Deal Narratives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453571
eISBN:
9780801455841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453571.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book concludes with a discussion of issues relating to the soldier's homecoming after World War II, with particular emphasis on the stark contrast between deserving veterans and undeserving, ... More


The Impact of World War II on U.S. Medicine

Eli Ginzberg

in Teaching Hospitals and the Urban Poor

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300082326
eISBN:
9780300133011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300082326.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter provides a brief account of the important changes in the structure and function of U.S. medicine as a result of the World War II. It begins by identifying key interactions between the ... More


The Macronutrient Diet Wars: From the Low-Fat Campaign to Low-Calorie, Low-Carb, and Low-GI Diets

Gyorgy Scrinis

in Nutritionism: The Science and Politics of Dietary Advice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156578
eISBN:
9780231527149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156578.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter describes how the decline of the low-fat campaign since the late 1990s resulted in alternative weight-loss dietary approaches. By the late 1990s, some nutrition experts believed that the ... More


Introduction

Robert L. Fuller

in The Struggle for Cooperation: Liberated France and the American Military, 1944--1946

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813176628
eISBN:
9780813176659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176628.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Despite the mutual hostility of General Charles de Gaulle and President Franklin D. Roosevelt, France and the United States needed to cooperate to win the war against Germany. The French needed the ... More


Epilogue: Yankees Go Home

Robert L. Fuller

in The Struggle for Cooperation: Liberated France and the American Military, 1944--1946

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813176628
eISBN:
9780813176659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176628.003.0012
Subject:
History, Military History

Despite discord and mutual hostility between the heads of state of France and the United States, French officials worked easily with American officers, who generally proved accommodating to the ... More


Southerners and the Decisions to Withdraw from Vietnam, 1968–1970

Joseph A. Fry

in The American South and the Vietnam War: Belligerence, Protest, and Agony in Dixie

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813161044
eISBN:
9780813165486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813161044.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

Following the Vietnamese communist Tet Offensive of early 1968, Presidents Johnson and Nixon reluctantly made the decisions that would ultimately lead to US withdrawal from Vietnam. As these ... More


Prologue: African Americans in the German Democratic Republic

Victor Grossman

in Germans and African Americans: Two Centuries of Exchange

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737844
eISBN:
9781604737851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737844.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In this prologue, the author, a white American GI who received political asylum in the early 1950s, reflects on his personal memoir on the freedom quest of black GIs who sought refuge or asylum in ... More


Love across the Color Line: The Limits of German and American Democracy, 1945–1968

Maria Höhn

in Germans and African Americans: Two Centuries of Exchange

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737844
eISBN:
9781604737851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737844.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

Recent research on the American military occupation in West Germany has addressed issues of gender and race by exploring the African American GIs’ sexual relationships with German women. This chapter ... More


A World Becoming: The GI Movement and the Decolonizing Pacific

Simeon Man

in Soldiering through Empire: Race and the Making of the Decolonizing Pacific

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520283343
eISBN:
9780520959255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283343.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This final chapter uncovers a little known aspect of antiwar activism in the late 1960s and early 1970s: the GI movement in Asia and the Pacific. President Richard Nixon’s call to “Vietnamize” the ... More


Exploding Hitler and Americanizing Germany: Occupying “Black” Bodies and Postwar Desire

Damani Partridge

in Germans and African Americans: Two Centuries of Exchange

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737844
eISBN:
9781604737851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737844.003.0012
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the psychological and sociopolitical aspects of interracial relationships in postwar Germany by focusing on the figure of the “African American” GI in film, in popular culture, ... More


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