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John Lewis: Spontaneous Restraint

Williams Martin

in Jazz Changes

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083491
eISBN:
9780199853205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083491.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Popular

John Lewis was an American jazz pianist and composer most famous for being the musical director of the Modern Jazz Quartet. The Modern Jazz Quartet, in its quarter of a century history, had risen to ... More


Double Concert

Williams Martin

in Jazz Changes

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083491
eISBN:
9780199853205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083491.003.0046
Subject:
Music, Popular

A night divided between Sonny Rollins and John Lewis sounds promising. Rollins and his quartet were to play for the first half of the program. Lewis was to premiere his score for a new Italian film, ... More


“I'm Riding the Front Seat to Montgomery This Time”: The Students Take Control

DEREK CHARLES CATSAM

in Freedom's Main Line: The Journey of Reconciliation and the Freedom Rides

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125114
eISBN:
9780813135137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125114.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

After hearing about the incident regarding the burned Greyhound bus over the radio, Diane Nash, James Bevel, John Lewis, and several other students and advocates of the Nashville campaign gathered ... More


The Tax Reform Act of 1969 and the Undermining of the Voter Education Project

Evan Faulkenbury

in Poll Power: The Voter Education Project and the Movement for the Ballot in the American South

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469652009
eISBN:
9781469651330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652009.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter cuts through all the dry, complex legal language of the 1969 tax reform bill to demonstrate how conservatives leveraged this law to undercut the VEP. Conservatives realized the VEP ... More


“Walk Together, Children”: The Function and Interplay of Comics, History, and Memory in Martin Luther King and the Montgomery Story and John Lewis’s March: Book One

Joanna C. Davis-McElligatt

in Graphic Novels for Children and Young Adults: A Collection of Critical Essays

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496811677
eISBN:
9781496811714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496811677.003.0020
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter argues that John Lewis's graphic memoir March: Book One, co-written by Andrew Aydin and drawn by Nate Powell, serves three interlocking purposes. First, by working within the comics ... More


The CIO’s in Dixie!

Robin D. G. Kelley

in Hammer and Hoe: Alabama Communists during the Great Depression

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625485
eISBN:
9781469625508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625485.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the formation of the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) in 1935, which fanned the flames of anti-Communism while simultaneously creating opportunities for Communists in ... More


Post-revisionism

Steven Hurst

in Cold War US Foreign Policy: Key Perspectives

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748620791
eISBN:
9780748652686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620791.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores the post-revisionist perspective of the history of the foreign policy of the United States during the Cold War. It explains that post-revisionism is currently the dominant ... More


Visual Pedagogies of Impossible Community in Incognegro and March

Michael A. Chaney

in Reading Lessons in Seeing: Mirrors, Masks, and Mazes in the Autobiographical Graphic Novel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781496810250
eISBN:
9781496810298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810250.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter examines how history operates in autographic texts as a domain of lost experience and community through an analysis of Mat Johnson and Warren Pleece's Incognegro: A Graphic Novel (2008) ... More


Epilogue

Burnis R. Morris

in Carter G. Woodson: History, the Black Press, and Public Relations

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814074
eISBN:
9781496814111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814074.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Evidence of Carter G. Woodson’s influence is abundant. At the opening ceremony for the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., on September 24, 2016, Congressman ... More


The Vanguard: Coal Miners and Structural Power

Michael Goldfield

in The Southern Key: Class, Race, and Radicalism in the 1930s and 1940s

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190079321
eISBN:
9780190079352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190079321.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 2 examines coal miners during the 1930s through the 1950s, when coal was a central industry both for the U.S. economy and for the growth of industrial unionism. It highlights the vanguard ... More


The Age of Global Power

Marilyn B. Young

in Rethinking American History in a Global Age

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230576
eISBN:
9780520936034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230576.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter studies the age of global power in the United States. It states that for the past five years, the United States has been the most powerful country in the world. One problem for ... More


Our agencies: persuasion and the value of a concept to mainstreaming co-operation

Philip Grant

in Mainstreaming Co-Operation: An Alternative for the Twenty-First Century?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719099595
eISBN:
9781526120731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099595.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter investigates the concept of agency as a key tool for mainstreaming co-operative ideas and practices, drawing upon various strands of contemporary anthropology, feminist theory, ... More


Ornette Coleman: The Musician and the Music

Williams Martin

in Jazz Changes

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083491
eISBN:
9780199853205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083491.003.0013
Subject:
Music, Popular

Ornette Coleman is an American composer, trumpeter, violinist, and saxophonist, and one of the major influences of the free jazz movement during the 1960s. The musician attracted a lot of superb ... More


Strained Solidarities

Bryan T. McNeil

in Combating Mountaintop Removal: New Directions in the Fight against Big Coal

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036439
eISBN:
9780252093463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036439.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines the dramatic changes within the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA)—once the most powerful force in American organized labor. By the end of the twentieth century, the UMWA ... More


Peterloo, Ambivalence and Commemorative Culture

Stephen C. Behrendt

in Commemorating Peterloo: Violence, Resilience, and Claim-making during the Romantic Era

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474428569
eISBN:
9781474465007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474428569.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter demonstrates that material culture responses to Peterloo (prints, textiles, ceramics, metalwork) were far more ambivalent about the consequences for civil and institutional reform than ... More


Labor, Civil Rights, and Memphis

Joseph B. Atkins

in Covering for the Bosses: Labor and the Southern Press

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110805
eISBN:
9781604733259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110805.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter discusses the relationship between the civil rights movement and the labor movement in the South. It explains that the civil rights movement was largely influenced by the labor movements ... More


Yukio Mishima and the Return to the Body

John Marmysz

in Cinematic Nihilism: Encounters, Confrontations, Overcomings

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474424561
eISBN:
9781474438421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424561.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In this chapter, the life, work and philosophy of the Japanese author Yukio Mishima are explored. It is argued that the most interesting and profound properties of Mishima’s thought, his writings, ... More


The Southern Key: Class, Race, and Radicalism in the 1930s and 1940s

Michael Goldfield

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190079321
eISBN:
9780190079352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190079321.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History, American History: 20th Century

The South is today, as it always has been, the key to understanding American society, its politics, its constitutional anomalies and government structure, its culture, its social relations, its music ... More


Post-Cold War Grand Strategic Thought

Lukas Milevski

in The Evolution of Modern Grand Strategic Thought

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198779773
eISBN:
9780191825125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779773.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

With the end of the Cold War, grand strategic thought again entered a new era—one not comfortably defined by a single enemy. In response much of the grand strategic literature turned away from its ... More


The Heroes of America Rise for the Union

Philip Gerard

in The Last Battleground: The Civil War Comes to North Carolina

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469649566
eISBN:
9781469649580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649566.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

A secret group modeled on the Freemasons call themselves the Heroes of America and sabotage the Confederacy from their headquarters-the Grand Council of the Heroes-near the state capitol. Violence ... More


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