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The Frontier Club: Popular Westerns and Cultural Power, 1880-1924

Christine Bold

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199731794
eISBN:
9780199332441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731794.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, American History: 19th Century

“The Frontier Club” is Christine Bold’s name for the network of eastern aristocrats who created the western as we now most commonly know it. At the turn of the twentieth century, they yoked this most ... More


Challenging the Colossus Responses to U.S. Racism

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/9780813049748.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter depicts the racial climate of Martí’s time and how it affected his writing and his plans for a Cuban republic that would be free of both Spain and the United States. It provides ... More


Boone and Crockett Writers

Christine Bold

in The Frontier Club: Popular Westerns and Cultural Power, 1880-1924

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199731794
eISBN:
9780199332441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731794.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, American History: 19th Century

Chapter One traces how the dominant western formula emerged from the Boone and Crockett Club. It introduces eight key members, emphasizing the entwinement of hunting and writing in their lives. In ... More


Jim Crow and the Western

Christine Bold

in The Frontier Club: Popular Westerns and Cultural Power, 1880-1924

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199731794
eISBN:
9780199332441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731794.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History, American History: 19th Century

Chapter Four explores the processes by which Black Westerners were displaced by, and even on occasion transformed into, white heroes in frontier clubmen’s writings. The first case concerns Wister’s ... More


Professional Informant, 1950–1951

Gregory S. Taylor

in The Life and Lies of Paul Crouch: Communist, Opportunist, Cold War Snitch

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049205
eISBN:
9780813050072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049205.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

As the Cold War deepened, Crouch continued to serve as an anti-Communist informant. He testified in federal trials against union leader Harry Bridges and federal employee William Remington, naming ... More


Remington’s Indian Illustrations: Race, Realism, and Pictorial Journalism

John M. Coward

in Indians Illustrated: The Image of Native Americans in the Pictorial Press

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040269
eISBN:
9780252098529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040269.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter examines the Indian illustrations of Frederic Remington, widely acclaimed today as the most famous Western illustrator and painter. Remington, who was too young to cover the major Indian ... More


Digital State: The Story of Minnesota's Computing Industry

Thomas J. Misa

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683314
eISBN:
9781452948973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683314.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Digital State tells the long overdue history of Minnesota’s world famous computer industry. The book profiles each of the most notable Minnesota companies, beginning with the founding of the ... More


Minnesota Goes High-Tech

Thomas J. Misa

in Digital State: The Story of Minnesota's Computing Industry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683314
eISBN:
9781452948973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683314.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Introduction sets the stage, explaining with the commercial, agricultural, and industrial development of the state (1850s–1940s). It also introduces the “industrial district” concept and gives a ... More


Philadelphia Story: Wartime Origins of Minnesota Computing

Thomas J. Misa

in Digital State: The Story of Minnesota's Computing Industry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683314
eISBN:
9781452948973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683314.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

‘Philadelphia Story’ identifies the origin of Minnesota’s computing industry in the military, industrial, and intelligence mobilizations of the second world war. Pearl Harbor to secret code-breaking.


St. Paul Start-up: Engineering Research Associates Builds a Pioneering Computer

Thomas J. Misa

in Digital State: The Story of Minnesota's Computing Industry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683314
eISBN:
9781452948973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683314.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

‘St. Paul Start Up’ locates the pioneering Engineering Research Associates company in the Midway industrial district, which gave it the talent and special skills to succeed in building an early ... More


Corporate Computing: Univac Creates a High-Tech Minnesota Industry

Thomas J. Misa

in Digital State: The Story of Minnesota's Computing Industry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683314
eISBN:
9781452948973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683314.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

‘Corporate Computing’ relates how the local Univac division created a large-scale industry in the state, employing 10,000 people by the 1960s and developing networking technologies for the U.S. navy ... More


Innovation Machine: Control Data’s Supercomputers, Services, and Social Vision

Thomas J. Misa

in Digital State: The Story of Minnesota's Computing Industry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683314
eISBN:
9781452948973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683314.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

‘Innovation Machine’ presents the best available account of Control Data, a pivotal company active in supercomputing, computer services, and social vision. Assessments of computer guru Seymour Cray ... More


First Computer: Honeywell, Partnerships, and the Politics of Patents

Thomas J. Misa

in Digital State: The Story of Minnesota's Computing Industry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683314
eISBN:
9781452948973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683314.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

‘First Computer’ surveys Honeywell’s varied efforts in computing (including educational computing). Chapter presents the best available account of the landmark federal legal case Honeywell v. Sperry ... More


Big Blue: Manufacturing and Innovation at IBM Rochester

Thomas J. Misa

in Digital State: The Story of Minnesota's Computing Industry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683314
eISBN:
9781452948973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683314.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

‘Big Blue’ offers a Rochester-centered perspective on the world’s leading computer company for many decades: IBM. IBM-Rochester engineered and manufactured notable computer systems (from its AS/400 ... More


Industrial Dynamics: Minnesota Embraces the Information Economy

Thomas J. Misa

in Digital State: The Story of Minnesota's Computing Industry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683314
eISBN:
9781452948973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683314.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

‘Industrial Dynamics’ outlines how Minnesota embraced the “information economy” in its workforce and notable institutions (inc. Minneapolis Federal Reserve, University, and statewide educational ... More


High-Technology Innovation: Medical Devices and Beyond

Thomas J. Misa

in Digital State: The Story of Minnesota's Computing Industry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683314
eISBN:
9781452948973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683314.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

‘High Technology Innovation’ presents and assesses a unique dataset on nearly 250 Minnesota computer companies (1980-2011), making unexpected connections between the computing and medical device ... More


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