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The War Department

Timothy K. Nenninger and Charles Pelot Summerall

in The Way of Duty, Honor, Country: The Memoir of General Charles Pelot Summerall

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126180
eISBN:
9780813135649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126180.003.0015
Subject:
History, Military History

On September 4, 1914, Charles Summerall reported to the War Department as assistant to the chief of the Militia Bureau in charge of the field artillery of the national guard. The War Department ... More


The Dawn of the Lusitania: Germany's Fighting Liners and the Cunard Agreement of July 1903

Matthew S. Seligmann

in The Royal Navy and the German Threat, 1901-1914: Admiralty Plans to Protect British Trade in a War Against Germany

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199574032
eISBN:
9780191741432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574032.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

In 1902 the British government lent the Cunard Company money to build two fast transatlantic liners. It is often assumed that it did this out of fears of American competition, but an entirely ... More


An American Thinker on the Wa: Professor Royce

Josiah Royce

in Race Questions, Provincialism, and Other American Problems: Expanded Edition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231324
eISBN:
9780823235568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231324.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter, a brief letter written in 1915 after the sinking of the Lusitania, presents Royce's first response to the war and to his loss of faith in Germany. For ... More


Rank-Size Analysis and the Roman Cities of the Iberian Peninsula and Britain: Some Considerations

Annalisa Marzano

in Settlement, Urbanization, and Population

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199602353
eISBN:
9780191731570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602353.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter focuses on two specific geographic areas of the Roman empire, Britain and the Iberian Peninsula, corresponding to the provinces of Britannia, Baetica, Tarraconensis, and Lusitania. The ... More


THE HOLY TERROR

Marion Elizabeth Rodgers

in Mencken: The American Iconoclast

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195072389
eISBN:
9780199787982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195072389.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

As war broke out in Europe, Mencken became dismayed by the influence of deliberate propaganda on the nation's press. Not only were editorials, headlines, cartoons, and methods of display misleading, ... More


Guide to the Records of Merseyside Maritime Museum, Volume 2

Dawn Littler (ed.)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128879
eISBN:
9781786944771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128879.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This guide follows the Guide to the Records of Merseyside Maritime Museum Volume I (Vol 8 of Research in Maritime History, ISBN: -0-9695885-7-7) and covers the remaining collections hosted at the ... More


Family Relations in Roman Lusitania: Social Change in a Roman Province?

Jonathan Edmondson

in The Roman Family in the Empire: Rome, Italy, and Beyond

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199268412
eISBN:
9780191708589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268412.003.07
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter investigates funerary commemorations in Lusitania, a province of ancient Rome, by analysing all funerary inscriptions from seven different towns or regions. Examining factors such as ... More


Medium and Message: Frank Bridge’s Lament for String Orchestra and the Sinking of the Lusitania (1915)

Christina Bashford

in Over Here, Over There: Transatlantic Conversations on the Music of World War I

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042706
eISBN:
9780252051562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042706.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Musical responses to the sinking of the Lusitania (1915)—a watershed in World War 1—appeared on both sides of the Atlantic. In Britain, Frank Bridge composed his Lament for string orchestra, ... More


“Every Man in New York”: Charles Ives and the First World War

Gayle Magee

in Over Here, Over There: Transatlantic Conversations on the Music of World War I

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042706
eISBN:
9780252051562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042706.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The sinking of the Lusitania and the subsequent shift in the United States from neutrality toward participation in World War I affected Charles Ives in both his music and his business as a life ... More


From Falaba to Sussex

Rodney Carlisle

in Sovereignty at Sea: U.S. Merchant Ships and American Entry into World War I

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037622
eISBN:
9780813041612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037622.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

Part of the reason that the precipitating casus belli of the United States' entry into World War I has been overlooked by historians and the public is that higher-status American citizens had been ... More


Introduction to Race Questions, Provincialism, and Other American Problem

Scott L. Pratt

in Race Questions, Provincialism, and Other American Problems: Expanded Edition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231324
eISBN:
9780823235568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231324.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter introduces the philosophy of loyalty by Josiah Royce in 1908 and uses the example of the sinking of the Lusitania to show the rejection of loyalty by Germany. ... More


Jazz from the Trenches

William A. Shack

in Harlem in Montmartre: A Paris Jazz Story between the Great Wars

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520225374
eISBN:
9780520925694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225374.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

On 7 May 1915, German submarines torpedoed the British luxury liner SS Lusitania off the coast of Munster, Ireland, in the icy waters of the Irish Sea. Plying the maritime lanes of the Atlantic, ... More


Special Collections: Titanic and Lusitania

Dawn Littler (ed.)

in Guide to the Records of Merseyside Maritime Museum, Volume 2

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128879
eISBN:
9781786944771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128879.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter provides a collection of original documents relating to the Titanic and Lusitania, two Liverpool-registered ships that both sank with an enormous loss of life. The report presents ... More


At Home on the Road: A Fleeting History of the American Dream in RVs

James B. Twitchell

in Winnebago Nation: The RV in American Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167789
eISBN:
9780231537650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167789.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter presents the impacts of the RV on recreation and American lifestyle. The Great American Road Trip, now seen exclusively as a rite of passage for young males, once involved young women as ... More


Language and writing among the Lusitanians

E. R. Luján

in Palaeohispanic Languages and Epigraphies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198790822
eISBN:
9780191833274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790822.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Non-Classical

The number of inscriptions written totally or partially in Lusitanian is limited: only six or seven with Lusitanian vocabulary and/or grammatical words, usually dated to the first two centuries CE. ... More


Pacifist Warrior

Barry Hankins

in Woodrow Wilson: Ruling Elder, Spiritual President

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198718376
eISBN:
9780191787676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718376.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religion and Society

When the Great War in Europe began in 1914, Wilson and most Americans believed it was a struggle that had nothing to do with the U.S. Faced with the prospect of defeat for Britain, however, Wilson ... More


‘Hang the Kaiser’

William A. Schabas

in The Trial of the Kaiser

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198833857
eISBN:
9780191872440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833857.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

There is interest in prosecuting war crimes committed by Germany from the first weeks of the war. The execution of Edith Cavell and the sinking of the Lusitania help build public outrage and a desire ... More


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