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The Sailor: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Transformation of American Foreign Policy

David F. Schmitz

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813180441
eISBN:
9780813180472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180441.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In The Sailor, David F. Schmitz presents a comprehensive reassessment of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's foreign policymaking. Most historians have cast FDR as a leader who resisted an established ... More


The Alexander Romances in the Middle Ages

John Boardman

in Alexander the Great

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691181752
eISBN:
9780691184043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181752.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines how fantastic tales about Alexander's life and adventures after he had conquered the “known world,” were current soon after his death. Very possibly these were to some degree ... More


Medical and Health Issues

David M. Williams and Andrew P. White

in A Select Bibliography of British and Irish University Theses about Maritime History, 1792-1990

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588504
eISBN:
9781786944931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588504.003.0013
Subject:
History, Maritime History

A bibliography of post-graduate theses concerning Medical and Health Issues relating to Maritime History, subdivided by illness.


Conflicting Narratives and Images

Kathleen M. German

in Promises of Citizenship: Film Recruitment of African Americans in World War II

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812353
eISBN:
9781496812391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812353.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter reveals the successful adaptation of the conversion narrative in additional Office of War Information films intended to solidify African American support for the war. At the same time, ... More


The Rock of Gibraltar

Andrew Glazzard

in The Case of Sherlock Holmes: Secrets and Lies in Conan Doyle's Detective Fiction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474431293
eISBN:
9781474453769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474431293.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Marital unhappiness is a persistent theme of the Holmes stories, from the first (A Study in Scarlet) to several of the last (‘The Adventure of the Retired Colourman’ and ‘The Adventure of the Veiled ... More


Oceans and Stories: The Mirigāvatī

Aditya Behl

in Love's Subtle Magic: An Indian Islamic Literary Tradition, 1379-1545

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195146707
eISBN:
9780199978878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146707.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter is about the Mirigāvatī of Qutban, written at the court-in-exile of Sultan Husain Shāh Sharqi of Jaunpur. Qutban's combined the formula of the hero and his two wives with story motifs ... More


The Flight

William Marvel

in A Place Called Appomattox

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628394
eISBN:
9781469628493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628394.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The focus turns to Lee's army as Grant closes his grip on Petersburg. After nine months, a final Union offensive ends in Confederate disaster at Five Forks, where Appomattox units are heavily ... More


Gabriel García Márquez’s: The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor

Miles Corwin

in Second Read: Writers Look Back at Classic Works of Reportage

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159319
eISBN:
9780231500586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159319.003.0020
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This essay reviews the book The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor, by Gabriel García Márquez. First published as a book in 1970, The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor is an account of the tragedy that befell ... More


“Who’s That Knocking at My Door?”: Barnacle Bill Again and Again

Simon J. Bronner

in The Practice of Folklore: Essays toward a Theory of Tradition

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496822628
eISBN:
9781496822673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496822628.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

Barnacle Bill, also known as Bollicky or Rollicking Bill, is a comic folktype who is the main protagonist in the most persistent narrative folk song with a seamen's image. Although a few studies have ... More


Yukio Mishima and the Return to the Body

John Marmysz

in Cinematic Nihilism: Encounters, Confrontations, Overcomings

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474424561
eISBN:
9781474438421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424561.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In this chapter, the life, work and philosophy of the Japanese author Yukio Mishima are explored. It is argued that the most interesting and profound properties of Mishima’s thought, his writings, ... More


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