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“Christian Patriotism” in Flush: Political Preaching, Antiwar Dissent, and Summer Thanksgiving

Sean A. Scott

in A Visitation of God: Northern Civilians Interpret the Civil War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195395990
eISBN:
9780199866557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395990.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, History of Religion

After the war's second summer, the northern home front showed signs of unrest. Draft resistance, highly divisive state elections, and fears of Copperhead uprisings demonstrated the strength of ... More


Monumental Mobility: The Memory Work of Massasoit

Lisa Blee and Jean M. O'Brien

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648408
eISBN:
9781469648422
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648408.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Installed at Plymouth, Massachusetts, in 1921 to commemorate the tercentenary of the landing of the Pilgrims, Cyrus Dallin's statue Massasoit was intended to memorialize the Pokanoket Massasoit ... More


Heroes and Rituals

Randall Curren and Charles Dorn

in Patriotic Education in a Global Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226552255
eISBN:
9780226552422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226552422.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

Chapter Two examines schools’ efforts to use national heroes, holidays, and oaths of allegiance to foster civic virtue and patriotism. Between the 1830s and 1920s, students read from McGuffey’s ... More


Her Season of Lasts: Traditional, Seasonal, Communal Rituals

Denise Carson

in Parting Ways: New Rituals and Celebrations of Life's Passing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520251083
eISBN:
9780520949416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251083.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

People often celebrate a person's firsts—the first cry, the first word, the first step, the first birthday. Thoughts about a person's lasts are often reflections rather than plans of action. This ... More


Two Civil War Sermons

David Einhorn

in Jewish Preaching in Times of War, 1800 - 2001

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764401
eISBN:
9781800340848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764401.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses two sermons by David Einhorn. The first sermon was delivered on Thanksgiving Day 1863. Central to the subject of Einhorn's sermon is the theme of divine providence. The ... More


Thanksgiving Day Sermon

Sabato Morais

in Jewish Preaching in Times of War, 1800 - 2001

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764401
eISBN:
9781800340848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764401.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter takes a look at another one of Morais' sermons, this time on the Franco-Prussian War. Morais presents Prussia as an awesome military power that has not only humiliated its opponent but ... More


Digging out the Lies by Making the Ordinary Strange

Anne Warfield Rawls and Waverly Duck

in Tacit Racism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226703558
eISBN:
9780226703725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226703725.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

In the conclusion we ask: Where do we go from here? It is our position that exposing the Tacit Racism in everyday life, by digging out the lies, and teaching people to make the familiar strange by ... More


The Extracurriculum and Beyond

Roger R. Tamte

in Walter Camp and the Creation of American Football

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041617
eISBN:
9780252050275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041617.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Five thousand spectators watch Princeton and Yale play at Elysian Fields in Hoboken on Thanksgiving Day 1878, only the third year the two teams have contested in rugby and only the third year of ... More


How Culture Shaped Options in the New World

in Culture and Management in the Americas

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760140
eISBN:
9780804771146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760140.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter examines how culture shaped options in the New World, focusing on the differences between the Pilgrims who landed in North America and those in Latin America related to the indigenous ... More


Woody’s Mild Jewish Rose: Broadway Danny Rose

Peter J. Bailey

in The Reluctant Film Art of Woody Allen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167190
eISBN:
9780813167862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167190.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The thesis here is that the interior plot of Broadway Danny Rose, which depicts the theatrical manager’s experience with client Lou Canova and his ex-girlfriend, Tina Vitali, takes the form of a myth ... More


The Fine Art of Living Well: Hannah and Her Sisters

Peter J. Bailey

in The Reluctant Film Art of Woody Allen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167190
eISBN:
9780813167862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167190.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Hannah is treated as Allen’s most successful blending of representational filmmaking with his skepticism toward the promises of artistic rendering. Also at play in the film is its largely positive ... More


Introduction

Lisa Blee and Jean M. O’Brien

in Monumental Mobility: The Memory Work of Massasoit

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648408
eISBN:
9781469648422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648408.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter explains the connection between monuments and the stories about the past they convey to viewers over time. While monuments are considered static and place-bound, this statue of the ... More


Marketing

Lisa Blee and Jean M. O’Brien

in Monumental Mobility: The Memory Work of Massasoit

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648408
eISBN:
9781469648422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648408.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter analyses the commodification of Massasoit over the long history of the project to commemorate the leader. Sculptor Cyrus Dallin's career coincided with major technological developments ... More


History

George C. Rabie

in Fredericksburg! Fredericksburg!

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807826737
eISBN:
9781469605043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807867938_rable.12
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter describes Thanksgiving Day 1862. For soldiers, the holiday seemed much like any other day in camp—there was guard duty, picket patrol, and brigade inspections. For the northern public, ... More


The Golden Quarter

Deepak Singh

in How May I Help You?: An Immigrant's Journey from MBA to Minimum Wage

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520293304
eISBN:
9780520966475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293304.003.0020
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter talks about author’s experiences with Black Friday. He expresses his thoughts about witnessing Americans prowl through the mall and the store at 5:00 in the morning to shop.


No Ordinary Football Game

Simeon Booker

in Shocking the Conscience: A Reporter's Account of the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037894
eISBN:
9781617037900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037894.003.0016
Subject:
History, African-American History

In 1962, on Thanksgiving Day, violence erupted between the fans of two high school football clubs in Washington, D.C. It was the annual high school football championship game pitting St. John’s, the ... More


The Biggest “Classic” of Them All: The Howard University and Lincoln University Thanksgiving Day Football Games, 1919–1929

David K. Wiggins

in Rooting for the Home Team: Sport, Community, and Identity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037610
eISBN:
9780252094859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037610.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter examines the spirited football rivalry between Howard University and Lincoln University, two historically black universities, by focusing on their annual Thanksgiving Day football games ... More


Assuring That the Nation Would Long Endure, 1863

William F. Moore and Jane Ann Moore

in Collaborators for Emancipation: Abraham Lincoln and Owen Lovejoy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038464
eISBN:
9780252096341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038464.003.0011
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines Abraham Lincoln and Owen Lovejoy's united stand to assure that the nation “can long endure” amidst the war. Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation intensified the desperation felt ... More


Chemicals and Romance

Thomas Jundt

in Greening the Red, White, and Blue: The Bomb, Big Business, and Consumer Resistance in Postwar America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199791200
eISBN:
9780199378562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791200.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

In the late 1950s a government aerial spraying program to stop the spread of the forest-devouring gypsy moth in the Northeast raised public concerns about DDT’s effect on the environment and humans. ... More


The Dead Sea Scrolls

C. D. Elledge

in Resurrection of the Dead in Early Judaism, 200 BCE-CE 200

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780199640416
eISBN:
9780191822872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199640416.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religious Studies

As they present few immediate references to resurrection, scholars have questioned the extent to which this was important to the authors of the Dead Sea Scrolls. This chapter provides a reading of ... More


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