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Jesus and Empire: The Crucified

Christopher Bryan

in Render to Caesar: Jesus, the Early Church, and the Roman Superpower

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195183344
eISBN:
9780199835584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195183347.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Jesus suffered crucifixion by the Romans. Is this because he was a rebel against Rome? Not according to the evangelists, who claim that the Sanhedrin under Caiaphas initially arraigned Jesus on a ... More


Hot Rod Wars: Youth, Their Elders, and Defining Maturity on the Road

Gary S. Cross

in Machines of Youth: America's Car Obsession

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226341644
eISBN:
9780226341781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226341781.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The hot rod became not only an expression of masculine working-class ingenuity and a marker of boys entering the world of men, but of the tensions between youth and adults over what defined masculine ... More


“Both Body and Meaning Can Do a Cartwheel”1: Postwar Hollywood Masculinities and Passing Anxieties

N. Megan Kelley

in Projections of Passing: Postwar Anxieties and Hollywood Films, 1947-1960

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781496806277
eISBN:
9781496806314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496806277.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the crisis of masculinity as represented in Hollywood and on film. Evolving representations of masculinity were framed by the psychoanalytic turn in Hollywood, the ... More


Dégringolade

Alan K. Rode

in Michael Curtiz: A Life in Film

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813173917
eISBN:
9780813174808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813173917.003.0032
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Curtiz returned to Warner Bros. for The Helen Morgan Story (1957).The film, starring Paul Newman and Ann Blyth,wasa flop and turned out to be the director’s final picture for Jack Warner. He fathered ... More


Perpetuating a Fighting Spirit: Guerrilla Warfare and the Guerrillero in Cuba

Anna Clayfield

in The Guerrilla Legacy of the Cuban Revolution

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781683400899
eISBN:
9781683401308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400899.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 1 offers an overview of the armed struggle that, beginning with the attack on the Moncada barracks in 1953, brought the Revolution to power in 1959. In so doing, it reveals the historical ... More


The Battle of Paducah

Berry Craig

in Kentucky Confederates: Secession, Civil War, and the Jackson Purchase

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813146928
eISBN:
9780813151441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813146928.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

As 1863 waned, so did Rebel fortunes of war. Grant's capture of Vicksburg and Lee's defeat at Gettysburg, occurring simultaneously in July, turned the tide in favor of the Union. Afterward, even the ... More


A Paine in the Purchase

Berry Craig

in Kentucky Confederates: Secession, Civil War, and the Jackson Purchase

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813146928
eISBN:
9780813151441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813146928.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Brigadier General Eleazer A. Paine's time in the Purchase lasted fewer than three months. His successor, Brigadier General Solomon Meredith, eased up on the “South Carolina of Kentucky.” But ... More


Introduction

Berry Craig

in Kentucky Confederates: Secession, Civil War, and the Jackson Purchase

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813146928
eISBN:
9780813151441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813146928.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The introduction outlines the narrative, which begins with the annexation of the Purchase to Kentucky in 1818 and concludes with the end of the Civil War in 1865. From the secession crisis of 1860–61 ... More


Camus the Unbeliever: Living Without God

Ronald Aronson

in Situating Existentialism: Key Texts in Context

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231147750
eISBN:
9780231519670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231147750.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines what it means to live without religion by focusing on the work of Albert Camus, one of the twentieth century’s great unbelievers, and connecting him with the nineteenth-century ... More


The Social War

Arthur Keaveney

in Rome and the Unification of Italy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781904675372
eISBN:
9781781385319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675372.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Upon rebelling, the Italians formed their own state, Italia. In the first campaigning year of the Social War, 90 B.C., they were largely successful but, in the next year, the war turned against them ... More


Sacrificing Youth: From Reefer Madness to Hostel

Jon Pahl

in Empire of Sacrifice: The Religious Origins of American Violence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767627
eISBN:
9780814768440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767627.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter traces the way in which religious violence has emerged in relationship to constructs of age in American history, especially in the representations of youth in recent American films. ... More


The Romantic Didactics of Maximo Kalaw’s Nationalism

Martin Joseph Ponce

in Beyond the Nation: Diasporic Filipino Literature and Queer Reading

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814768051
eISBN:
9780814768662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814768051.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the relationships among imperial assimilation, independence politics, and the heterosexual erotics of Philippine nationalism in Maximo M. Kalaw's work. In particular, his novel ... More


Difficulties at the Metalevel

Anthony Chaney

in Runaway: Gregory Bateson, the Double Bind, and the Rise of Ecological Consciousness

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631738
eISBN:
9781469631752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631738.003.0003
Subject:
History, Environmental History

The narrative setting for chapter 2 is the Veterans Administration Hospital in Palo Alto, California, in the 1950s, where Bateson lead the double-bind research group investigating paradox and ... More


Conclusion

Earl J. Hess

in The Civil War in the West: Victory and Defeat from the Appalachians to the Mississippi

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807835425
eISBN:
9781469601892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869840_hess.20
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The Federal victory in the West was largely due to what each side did, or failed to do, in the West. Western Federals did a magnificent job of overcoming all obstacles in their area of ... More


Friend or Foe: Treason and the Second Confiscation Act

William Blair

in Wars within a War: Controversy and Conflict over the American Civil War

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832752
eISBN:
9781469605838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898444_waugh.5
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines how the North would define and punish treason and handle the confiscation of Rebel property in a war that quickly assumed a scale and level of carnage no one anticipated in the ... More


Spotsylvania, May 13–20

Earl J. Hess

in Trench Warfare Under Grant & Lee: Field Fortifications in the Overland Campaign

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831540
eISBN:
9781469603292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882382_hess.8
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter describes how the Mule Shoe Salient became a scene of horror to the exhausted Federals who surveyed its ground on the morning of May 13. Water and blood soaked the ground as red pools ... More


The Cavalry

Joseph T. Glatthaar

in Soldiering in the Army of Northern Virginia: A Statistical Portrait of the Troops Who Served under Robert E. Lee

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834923
eISBN:
9781469603056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877869_glatthaar.7
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter focuses on the Battle of First Manassas, in which the Union army feigned a frontal attack and skillfully maneuvered a flanking force that turned the Confederate left wing and began ... More


Upper and Lower South

Joseph T. Glatthaar

in Soldiering in the Army of Northern Virginia: A Statistical Portrait of the Troops Who Served under Robert E. Lee

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834923
eISBN:
9781469603056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877869_glatthaar.10
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter describes how, over the course of the war, Lee's army became a symbol of the Rebel independence movement in the eyes of Confederates and Unionists alike. That image emerged primarily ... More


. The Fourth Corps Attack

Earl J. Hess

in Kennesaw Mountain: Sherman, Johnston, and the Atlanta Campaign

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469602110
eISBN:
9781469608372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469602110.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter discusses the elements of Howard's Fourth Corps's attack two miles to the south of Pigeon Hill, which occurred at about the same time that Logan's Fifteenth Corps troops started their ... More


Country Gentlemen and the Folk Music Revival (1957–1966)

Kip Lornell

in Capital Bluegrass: Hillbilly Music Meets Washington, DC

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780199863112
eISBN:
9780190933685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199863112.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

The Country Gentlemen (perhaps the most nationally acclaimed of the bluegrass genre’s second-generation bands) are at the core of this chapter. During this period record labels across the United ... More


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