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The American Reception of Schoenberg’s Music after 1945

Sabine Feisst

in Schoenberg’s New World: The American Years

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195372380
eISBN:
9780199896967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372380.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

The final chapter shows how Schoenberg’s presence in America produced many responses to his music after 1945, thanks to the groundwork he had laid since the early 1930s. Other factors included ... More


The Ascent of Globalisation

Harry Blustein

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992897
eISBN:
9781526104311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992897.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The ascent of globalisation captures the sweeping drama of postwar globalisation through intimate portraits of twenty of its key architects. These profiles provide insights into what inspired these ... More


Is Theory Good for the Jews?: French Thought and the Challenge of the New Antisemitism

Bruno Chaouat

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781781383346
eISBN:
9781786944092
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383346.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

For at least fifteen years, any keen observer of European society has been aware that antisemitism is no longer a matter of racial theory, nationalism, or exclusion of the “other.” While in the past ... More


Bridging Transatlantic Divides: Bringing Consumer Modernity “Back” to Europe

Jan L. Logemann

in Engineered to Sell: European Émigrés and the Making of Consumer Capitalism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226660011
eISBN:
9780226660295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226660295.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This short segue contextualizes the role of migrant knowledge and emigre transfers within the broader notion of an "Americanization" of postwar Europe through consumer marketing and advertising.


The Liberal Consensus Reconsidered: American Politics and Society in the Postwar Era

Robert Mason and Iwan Morgan (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054261
eISBN:
9780813053233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054261.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The paradigm of the “liberal consensus” has critically shaped scholarly understanding of the United States during the two decades after World War II. Both influential and controversial, it remains ... More


The Cinema of Ozu Yasujiro: Histories of the Everyday

Woojeong Joo

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696321
eISBN:
9781474434775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696321.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Bringing three key issues - Ozu, everyday life and the modern Japanese history - into a unified discussion, The Cinema of Ozu Yasujiro re-examines the renowned film director Ozu Yasujiro and his ... More


Organic Resistance: The Struggle over Industrial Farming in Postwar France

Venus Bivar

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469641188
eISBN:
9781469641195
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469641188.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

France is often held up as a bastion of gastronomic refinement and as a model of artisanal agriculture and husbandry. But French farming is not at all what it seems. Countering the standard stories ... More


Sin City North: Sex, Drugs, and Citizenship in the Detroit-Windsor Borderland

Holly M. Karibo

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625201
eISBN:
9781469625225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625201.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Sin City North examines the history of illicit economies in the Detroit-Windsor borderland during the post-World War II period. Karibo uncovers a thriving illegal border culture in the bars, ... More


Taiwanese Distant-Water Fisheries in Southeast Asia, 1936-1977

Henry T. Chen

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893496
eISBN:
9781786944559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893496.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This study provides a detailed study of the fishing nation of Taiwan at a regional and local level in order to address the lack of academic research into the Taiwanese fishing industry in comparison ... More


The Suburban Church: Modernism and Community in Postwar America

Gretchen Buggeln

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816694952
eISBN:
9781452953557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694952.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

After World War II, America’s religious denominations spread into the rapidly developing suburbs, expanding old congregations and starting new ones, in the process spending billions of dollars on ... More


Introduction

Holly M. Karibo

in Sin City North: Sex, Drugs, and Citizenship in the Detroit-Windsor Borderland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625201
eISBN:
9781469625225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625201.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter outlines the key arguments made in the book, setting them within the context of the historiography on borderlands, vice, moral regulation, and the postwar period. The chapter also ... More


The Devil Himself Could Not Have Checked Them: Fighting with Black Soldiers at the Crater

Kevin M. Levin

in Cold Harbor To the Crater: The End of the Overland Campaign

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625331
eISBN:
9781469625355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625331.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Confederates resented the Union’s deployment of black soldiers in combat at Petersburg, using their presence to rally additional support for the Confederacy. Kevin M. Levin’s essay touches briefly on ... More


“There’s No Place like Home:” Soviet Tourism in Late Stalinism

Anne E. Gorsuch

in All this is your World: Soviet Tourism at Home and Abroad after Stalin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609949
eISBN:
9780191731853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609949.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter One serves as a source of information about the nature of Soviet domestic tourism, and as a counterpoint to the turn to the international under Khrushchev. In late Stalinism, Soviet citizens ... More


The Folklore of the Freeway: Race and Revolt in the Modernist City

Eric Avila

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680726
eISBN:
9781452947860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680726.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

The Folklore of the Freeway provides an alternative history of highway construction in urban America, emphasizing the cultural politics of fighting freeways in the inner city. Using the methods of ... More


Introduction

Brandon K. Winford

in John Hervey Wheeler, Black Banking, and the Economic Struggle for Civil Rights

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178257
eISBN:
9780813178264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178257.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

The introduction begins with John Hervey Wheeler’s articulation of New South prosperity in the pages of the Tarheel Banker just as World War II came to an end. His appeal to southern white bankers ... More


Opening up the Postwar World in Color: 1950s Geopolitics and Spectacular Nordic Colonialism in the Arctic and in Africa

Anna Westerstahl Stenport

in Nordic Film Cultures and Cinemas of Elsewhere

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474438056
eISBN:
9781474476591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474438056.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the ‘elsewheres’ that opened up Scandinavian film cultures globally in the 1950s, reflecting international developments in genre, style, and production mode and the increased ... More


“Here is My Home”: Voiceover and Foreign-language Versions in Postwar Danish informational film

C. Claire Thomson

in Nordic Film Cultures and Cinemas of Elsewhere

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474438056
eISBN:
9781474476591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474438056.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses a selection of foreign-language Danish informational films, giving an overview, firstly, of how the films travelled and in which languages. It then looks more closely at a key ... More


Anticipating the Postwar World

Robert L. McLaughlin and Sally E. Parry

in Broadway Goes to War: American Theater during World War II

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813180946
eISBN:
9780813181028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180946.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Social anxieties about the war and about what it was doing to the country permeated America. What would happen when the war was over? The plays at the end of the war ask what kind of country the ... More


Concrete Poetry/Konkrete Poesie/Poesia Concreta: The International Scene

Greg Thomas

in Border Blurs: Concrete Poetry in England and Scotland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620269
eISBN:
9781789629538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620269.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter provides an overview of the international concrete poetry movement of the 1950s-70s, which frames the development of concrete poetry in England and Scotland. Concrete poetry first ... More


America Is Elsewhere: The Noir Tradition in the Age of Consumer Culture

Erik Dussere

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199969913
eISBN:
9780199369027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199969913.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The book conceives the literary and cinematic category of “noir” as a way of understanding the defining conflict between authenticity and consumer culture in post–World War II America. It analyzes ... More


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