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I Dream of Her and Avalon: 1930s Sweet Jazz, Race, and Nostalgia at the Casino Ballroom

in Lonesome Roads and Streets of Dreams: Place, Mobility, and Race in Jazz of the 1930s and ’40s

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226044941
eISBN:
9780226044965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226044965.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter introduces white bandleader Jan Garber, and also investigates several versions of “Avalon.” The story of Santa Catalina's Casino Ballroom offered novel perspectives on how popular music ... More


Limits at Sea: State Claims, Territorial Consolidation, and Boundary Disputes, 1880s–1950s

Sharika D. Crawford

in The Last Turtlemen of the Caribbean: Waterscapes of Labor, Conservation, and Boundary Making

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781469660219
eISBN:
9781469660233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469660219.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines disputes over the turtle fishery across several circum-Caribbean locales: the southern cays of Cuba, the Miskito Cays of Nicaragua, and the Colombian archipelago of San Andrés, ... More


Ecological Conservation

Exequiel Ezcurra and Luis Bourillón

in Island Biogeography in the Sea of Cortés II

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195133462
eISBN:
9780197561560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195133462.003.0023
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

In 1973, George Lindsay, one of Baja California’s most eminent botanists, visited the islands of the Sea of Cortés together with Charles Lindbergh, Joseph Wood Krutch, and Kenneth Bechtel. ... More


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