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To Build a Dam

Robert W. Righter

in The Battle Over Hetch Hetchy: America's Most Controversial Dam and the Birth of Modern Environmentalism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195149470
eISBN:
9780199788934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149470.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter chronicles the building of the O'Shaughnessy Dam, the largest concrete dam in the United States when completed in 1923, and the keystone of the Hetch Hetchy water and power system. It ... More


Immigrant Communities

Anne Fountain

in José Martí, the United States, and Race

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813049748
eISBN:
9780813050447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049748.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter describes Martí’s writing about the waves of immigration that were reaching the United States at the end of the nineteenth century. His chronicles reported on Irish, German, Italian, ... More


The Catholic Revival Reaches Full Flood

Philip Gleason

in Contending with Modernity: Catholic Higher Education in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195098280
eISBN:
9780197560884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195098280.003.0013
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Around 1930 the impulses previously at work among an elite of educators and publicists broadened out to energize American Catholics more generally, especially young people, and the Catholic Revival ... More


Assimilative Tendencies and Curricular Crosscurrents

Philip Gleason

in Contending with Modernity: Catholic Higher Education in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195098280
eISBN:
9780197560884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195098280.003.0018
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Besides its massive impact on the institutional side of Catholic higher education, World War II affected the thinking of Catholic educators. We have already touched upon this dimension in noting ... More


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