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Venus and Serena Williams: Traversing the barriers of the country club world

Earl Smith and Angela J Hattery

in A Locker Room of Her Own: Celebrity, Sexuality, and Female Athletes

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617038136
eISBN:
9781621039617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617038136.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter explores the careers, lives, and challenges, of the tennis athletes Serena and Venus Williams. It contends that their father, Richard Williams, paved the way for their success, ... More


Scattered Origins, 1961–1968

Benjamin Gross

in The TVs of Tomorrow: How RCA's Flat-Screen Dreams Led to the First LCDs

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226519975
eISBN:
9780226540740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226540740.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter describes the origins of the liquid crystal display project at the David Sarnoff Research Center (DSRC). The discussion focuses on two members of RCA’s technical staff: physical chemist ... More


Lifting the Veil

Jason Thompson

in Wonderful Things: A History of Egyptology: 1: From Antiquity to 1881

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789774165993
eISBN:
9781617976520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165993.003.0007
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Following the failed Napoleonic Expedition and a period of turmoil in Egypt, Muhammad Ali Pasha established an unprecedented level of order in Egypt that facilitated travel to Egypt and study of the ... More


Consolidation

Jason Thompson

in Wonderful Things: A History of Egyptology: 1: From Antiquity to 1881

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789774165993
eISBN:
9781617976520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165993.003.0010
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Fieldwork in Egypt slackened for a time after the early 1830s but it did not cease entirely. Richard William Howard Vyse and John Shae Perring performed valuable though sometimes rough work at the ... More


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