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The Ninth Inning

Robert Peterson

in Only the Ball Was White: A History of Legendary Black Players and All-Black Professional Teams

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195076370
eISBN:
9780199853786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195076370.003.0055
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The color line was effectively breached the day Jackie Robinson stepped to the plate at Jersey City's Roosevelt Stadium in the first inning of the Little Giants versus Montreal Royals game in April ... More


Alfenus Varus and the Faculty of Advocates: Roman Visions and the Manners that were Fit for Admission to the Bar in the Eighteenth Century

John W Cairns

in Law, Lawyers, and Humanism: Selected Essays on the History of Scots Law, Volume 1

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748682096
eISBN:
9781474415989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682096.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The Bar was a socially exclusive institution in most countries, even though it was in theory an open one. This chapter focuses on two curious episodes towards the end of the eighteenth century, when ... More


The Word in the World, 1964–1965

Joseph P. Chinnici

in American Catholicism Transformed: From the Cold War Through the Council

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780197573006
eISBN:
9780197573044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197573006.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The centrality of scripture and the Church’s mission to identify with the world’s “joys . . . and griefs” furthered the teaching of Lumen Gentium and the “bridge” documents. The laity’s participation ... More


Interim Periods and Debates on the Church and Liturgy

Joseph P. Chinnici

in American Catholicism Transformed: From the Cold War Through the Council

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780197573006
eISBN:
9780197573044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197573006.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Before and during the second session of the Council, American bishops took a collegial turn toward the revisioning of Catholic identity. In parallel with grass-roots commitments to the civil rights ... More


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