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Introduction

Tamar W. Carroll

in Mobilizing New York: AIDS, Antipoverty, and Feminist Activism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469619880
eISBN:
9781469619903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469619880.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This introductory chapter explains how social activism in New York has been able to appropriate new meaning to the city's landmarks, specifically the joint protest of the AIDS Coalition to Unleash ... More


“It’s Tough When You Have a Museum in a Mall”: How the Seaport (Almost) Succeeded

James M. Lindgren

in Preserving South Street Seaport: The Dream and Reality of a New York Urban Renewal District

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479822577
eISBN:
9781479825578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479822577.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines whether the South Street Seaport realized its vision under Robert “Peter” Neill III's leadership. The Seaport was conceived as pure Sixties and its district as a “museum without ... More


Light as Political Spectacle

David E. Nye

in American Illuminations: Urban Lighting, 1800-1920

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780262037419
eISBN:
9780262344784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037419.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Americans inherited illuminations and fireworks from the British, adapting them to their democratic culture. At first they played a small role in political life, but were reserved for July Fourth or ... More


Saboteur (1942)

John Billheimer

in Hitchcock and the Censors

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177427
eISBN:
9780813177441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177427.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the influence of Production Code censors and wartime conditions on the production of Saboteur. War with Germany freed moviemakers from the shackles of the Neutrality Act, so ... More


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