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Writing the Revolution: A French Woman's History in Letters

Lindsay A. H. Parker

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199931026
eISBN:
9780199345700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931026.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, World Modern History

Writing the Revolution challenges the thesis that exclusion defined women’s experiences of the French Revolution by exploring the life of a middle-class wife and mother of revolutionary ... More


Splendor and Intelligence

Cynthia Brideson and Sara Brideson

in Ziegfeld and His Follies: A Biography of Broadway's Greatest Producer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813160887
eISBN:
9780813165530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160887.003.0018
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the groundbreaking production of Show Boat and the golden age it ushered in for Ziegfeld. Included are detailed stories about the backstage drama, the composers’ efforts to ... More


Exploring New Possibilities: From Cherry Blossoms to The New Moon

William A. Everett

in Sigmund Romberg

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300111835
eISBN:
9780300138351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300111835.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines operettas by Sigmund Romberg that represented a fundamental paradigm shift from his earlier works for the Shuberts. These include his collaboration with George Gershwin called ... More


Precedents

Elisabeth Israels Perry

in After the Vote: Feminist Politics in La Guardia's New York

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199341849
eISBN:
9780190948542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199341849.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

The American woman suffrage movement inspired women to take actions unprecedented for their sex, such as marching in parades and picketing the White House. In addition, suffragists also engaged in ... More


Negotiating Partisanship

Elisabeth Israels Perry

in After the Vote: Feminist Politics in La Guardia's New York

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199341849
eISBN:
9780190948542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199341849.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

After New York women won the vote in 1917, many joined political party clubs and some ran for office. In the 1920s, only a few won seats in the state legislature, and only one served more than one ... More


The Women of the Administration

Elisabeth Israels Perry

in After the Vote: Feminist Politics in La Guardia's New York

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199341849
eISBN:
9780190948542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199341849.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

Many of the city’s women civic and political activists supported La Guardia during his many electoral campaigns. The women he appointed to his administration brought into his government the feminist ... More


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