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Football

Joe B. Hall, Marianne Walker, and Rick Bozich

in Coach Hall: My Life On and Off the Court

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178561
eISBN:
9780813178578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178561.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Joe B. plays high school football, first as a quarterback, then as a starting quarterback, and ending as a linebacker. He suffers a knee injury.


That Georgetown Game, 1984

Joe B. Hall, Marianne Walker, and Rick Bozich

in Coach Hall: My Life On and Off the Court

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178561
eISBN:
9780813178578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178561.003.0034
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Joe B. details how epic failure in the Georgetown game kept him from retiring in 1984. He stayed on another year and announced his retirement after UK’s game at Regis College, where his coaching ... More


Politics as Sound: The Washington, DC, Hardcore Scene, 1978-1983

Shayna L. Maskell

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780252044182
eISBN:
9780252053122
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252044182.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This book aims to delineate, describe, explore, and examine hardcore in Washington, DC, during its zenith of both impact and innovation, 1978-83. During these indispensably creative and influential ... More


I Belong to Mr. Green

Randolph Paul Runyon

in The Assault on Elisha Green: Race and Religion in a Kentucky Community

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780813152387
eISBN:
9780813154206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813152387.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

Green, though still a slave under Dobyns, began preaching in Flemingsburg, 18 miles distant, in 1853, though he had to be home by dark. In 1855 he started a church in Paris, over 40 miles from ... More


Epilogue: Resurrection

Raymond A. Schroth and S. J.

in Bob Drinan: The Controversial Life of the First Catholic Priest Elected to Congress

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233045
eISBN:
9780823240456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233045.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

After Drinan completed his fifth term and left Congress in January 1981, Georgetown Law quickly offered him a professorship, and he returned to a modest room in the ancient Mulledy Hall and a very ... More


Slaveholding across Time and Space

Damian Alan Pargas

in The Quarters and the Fields: Slave Families in the Non-Cotton South

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035147
eISBN:
9780813038773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035147.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter broadly examines nineteenth-century evolution of slaveholdings on the grain farms of Fairfax County, the rice plantations of Georgetown District, and the sugar plantations of St. James ... More


“To Promote More Effectually the Grand Interests of Society”: Catholic Higher Education in the Mid-Atlantic

Charles Dorn

in For the Common Good: A New History of Higher Education in America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780801452345
eISBN:
9781501712616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452345.003.0004
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter focuses on Georgetown College, the founding of which seems characterized by a collection of inconsistencies. The most intriguing incongruity associated with Georgetown's establishment is ... More


Public Spectacles: 1931–1940

Vibert C. Cambridge

in Musical Life in Guyana: History and Politics of Controlling Creativity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628460117
eISBN:
9781626746480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460117.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter demonstrates how the period between 1931 and 1940 was pervaded with a number of state-funded public entertainments that were organized to celebrate key events in the colony's history, or ... More


The Commission on Presidential Debates and Its Critics

in Inside the Presidential Debates: Their Improbable Past and Promising Future

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226530413
eISBN:
9780226530390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226530390.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

Institutionalizing presidential debates had been the goal of the League of Women Voters, but by 1984 it was clear that it simply did not have the clout to succeed. In 1976, 1980, and 1984, the ... More


Introduction

Shayna L. Maskell

in Politics as Sound: The Washington, DC, Hardcore Scene, 1978-1983

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780252044182
eISBN:
9780252053122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252044182.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This first chapter introduces the reader to DC hardcore—the sound, the music, and the bands that are emblematic of this music, including Bad Brains, Minor Threat, Government Issue, State of Alert, ... More


Embodying (White, Middle-Class) Masculinity: Fighting, Fashion, and Slam Dancing

Shayna L. Maskell

in Politics as Sound: The Washington, DC, Hardcore Scene, 1978-1983

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780252044182
eISBN:
9780252053122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252044182.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Popular

As a site of control and self-agency, the body worked as a powerful channel through which DC hardcore punks could perform and negotiate difference. Chapter 7 explores the ways in which these ... More


Webber’s Entrance to the Political Arena, 1919–21

Chris Goertzen

in Caribbean Visionary: A. R. F. Webber and the Making of the Guyanese Nation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731064
eISBN:
9781604733327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731064.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter describes notable events in Webber’s life from 1919–21. In 1919 Webber was appointed editor of the Daily Chronicle, and held the position until 1925, when the newspaper went into ... More


Penn R. Szittya As Scholar and Teacher

JO Ann Hoeppner Moran Cruz

in Medieval Poetics and Social Practice: Responding to the Work of Penn R. Szittya

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243242
eISBN:
9780823243280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243242.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Jo Ann Hoeppner Moran Cruz surveys the diverse content of Penn R. Szittya's scholarship. She illuminates the subtle threads in his early work that start to weave the tapestry of his major study on ... More


Amateur and Professional, Permanent and Transient: Orchestras in the District of Columbia, 1877–1905

Patrick Warfield

in American Orchestras in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226769769
eISBN:
9780226769776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226769776.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, American

The Georgetown Amateur Orchestra welcomed nonprofessional players, and the Washington Symphony Orchestra went through several brief incarnations. Programs from the mid-1880s showed a steady increase ... More


Launching the Kalmanovitz Initiative: A Labor Historian’s Labor History

Joseph A. McCartin

in Civic Labors: Scholar Activism and Working-Class Studies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040498
eISBN:
9780252098932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040498.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

In this chapter, the author describes the ways in which he was able to combine activism with his position as a labor history teacher at Georgetown University. In particular, he explains his role in ... More


A Symbolic Science Of Intelligence

Subrata Dasgupta

in The Second Age of Computer Science: From Algol Genes to Neural Nets

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190843861
eISBN:
9780197559826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190843861.003.0010
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

Human Problem Solving (1972) by Allen Newell and Herbert Simon of Carnegie-Mellon University, a tome of over 900 pages, was the summa of some 17 years of research by Newell, Simon, and their ... More


From State College to University System: The University of Massachusetts,1943-1973

Richard M. Freeland

in Academia's Golden Age: Universities in Massachusetts, 1945-1970

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195054644
eISBN:
9780197560082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195054644.003.0013
Subject:
Education, History of Education

The conditions of the golden age liberated Massachusetts State College from the forces that had restricted its development since the nineteenth century. In spurts of growth linked to demographic ... More


Granitic Terrains

C. R. Twidale

in The Physical Geography of Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199248025
eISBN:
9780191917530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199248025.003.0019
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Physical Geography and Topography

Granite underlies substantial areas of Southeast Asia. It forms the core of many of the major uplands. Yet exposures are scarce. High rainfall, consistently high temperatures, and the naturally ... More


Some One of Us Will Have It Good

R. Isabela Morales

in Happy Dreams of Liberty: An American Family in Slavery and Freedom

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780197531792
eISBN:
9780197531822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197531792.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

Samuel Townsend’s son Charles Osborne enlisted in the Union Army during the Civil War, serving as a soldier and clerk in occupied Vicksburg, Mississippi. In the 1860s and ‘70s, Charles Osborne, along ... More


The Spanish Origin of International Law

Paolo Amorosa

in Rewriting the History of the Law of Nations: How James Brown Scott Made Francisco de Vitoria the Founder of International Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198849377
eISBN:
9780191883491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198849377.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The fourth chapter details the conditions that led to the inception of the campaign for the Salamancan origin and describes its early phase. The first section of the chapter describes the origin of ... More


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