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The International Management Institute

Edward Brech, Andrew Thomson, and John F. Wilson

in Lyndall Urwick, Management Pioneer: A Biography

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199541966
eISBN:
9780191715433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541966.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Strategy

The International Management Institute (IMI) was a joint creation of the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the American Twentieth‐Century Fund, which had different goals and philosophies, ... More


An Archaeology of Structural Violence: Life in a Twentieth-Century Coal Town

Michael P. Roller

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056081
eISBN:
9780813053875
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056081.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Using evidence of historical changes in landscape, community life, and material culture from a coal mining company town in the Anthracite Coal Region of Northeast Pennsylvania, Michael Roller ... More


Chica Chica Boom Chic

John Franceschina

in Hermes Pan: The Man Who Danced with Fred Astaire

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199754298
eISBN:
9780199949878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754298.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Dance, Popular

After leaving RKO Hermes Pan joins Fred Astaire at Paramount to choreograph Second Chorus and Danny Dare at Republic Pictures to choreograph Hit Parade of 1941 before signing with Twentieth ... More


Reading the Times: Temporality and History in Twentieth-Century Fiction

Randall Stevenson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474401555
eISBN:
9781474444880
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401555.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

From the Prime Meridian Conference of 1884 to the celebration of the millennium in 2000; from the fiction of Joseph Conrad and Virginia Woolf to the novels of William Gibson and W.G. Sebald, Reading ... More


Twentieth Century

Joseph McBride

in Hawks on Hawks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813142623
eISBN:
9780813145242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142623.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses Hawks’ film Twentieth Century, a film written with Ben Hecht and Charles MacAruthur. Hawks talks about working with John Barrymore and Carole Lombard, and describes the ... More


Delivered by Midwives: African American Midwifery in the Twentieth-Century South

Jenny M. Luke

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496818911
eISBN:
9781496818959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496818911.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Delivering babies was merely one aspect of the broad role of African American midwives in the twentieth-century South. Yet little has been written about the type of care they provided, or how ... More


The Chinese Parrot: Technê-Pop Culture and the Oriental Detective Genre

R. John Williams

in The Buddha in the Machine: Art, Technology, and the Meeting of East and West

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300194470
eISBN:
9780300206579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300194470.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter examines the “Oriental Detective” genre in Hollywood cinema during the 1930s and 1940s. Whereas most discussions of the Oriental detective genre have tended to focus on whether or not ... More


The Last of the Long Hunters, 1938–1941

J.E. Smyth

in Reconstructing American Historical Cinema: From Cimarron to Citizen Kane

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124063
eISBN:
9780813134765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124063.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the production of historical films in the U.S. about World War 1 which were made during the period from 1938 to 1941. Some of the most notable films during this period include ... More


Contending Theories of Agrarian Revolution

Baohui Zhang

in Revolutions As Organizational Change: The Communist Party and Peasant Communities in South China, 1926-1934

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9789888208395
eISBN:
9789888313693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208395.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 2 reviews existing theories of peasant revolutions, making use of historical and empirical materials from the two revolutions to demonstrate their limitations in regard to explaining the ... More


Revolutions As Organizational Change: The Communist Party and Peasant Communities in South China, 1926-1934

Baohui Zhang

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9789888208395
eISBN:
9789888313693
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208395.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

By comparing peasant revolutions in Hunan and Jiangxi between 1926 and 1934, Revolutions as Organizational Change offers a new organizational perspective on peasant revolutions. Utilizing newly ... More


Paramilitarily Organized Hunan Peasant Communities

Baohui Zhang

in Revolutions As Organizational Change: The Communist Party and Peasant Communities in South China, 1926-1934

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9789888208395
eISBN:
9789888313693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208395.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 5 examines the organizational orders of Hunan rural communities. Community response to the social environment of peasant rebellions and state breakdown in the mid-19th century led to the ... More


The existential drinker

Steven Earnshaw

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780719099618
eISBN:
9781526141934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099618.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Drinking to excess has been a striking problem for industrial and post-industrial societies – who is responsible when a ‘free’ individual opts for a slow suicide? The causes of such drinking have ... More


Community as an Organization

Baohui Zhang

in Revolutions As Organizational Change: The Communist Party and Peasant Communities in South China, 1926-1934

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9789888208395
eISBN:
9789888313693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208395.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 3 advances an alternative organizational approach to the study of agrarian revolutions. It first discusses the role of formal organizations in agrarian communities. It then presents a ... More


Map Men: Transnational Lives and Deaths of Geographers in the Making of East Central Europe

Steven Seegel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226438498
eISBN:
9780226438528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226438528.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

The book narrates the lives of five cartographers active in the early 20th century and uses records of their correspondence along historical research about the period to substantiate an analysis of ... More


Introduction

Julie M. Weise

in CorazÓn De Dixie: Mexicanos in the U.S. South since 1910

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624969
eISBN:
9781469624983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624969.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Introduction discusses the importance of understanding the heretofore unexplored history of Latino migration to the U.S. South, given the myriad questions Southerners of all backgrounds have ... More


Introduction to Part I

Barry Langford

in Post-Classical Hollywood: Film Industry, Style and Ideology since 1945

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638574
eISBN:
9780748671076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638574.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In August 1946, the first peacetime summer in five years draws to a close and the long Labour Day holiday weekend beckons. Filmgoers strolling through downtown Columbus, Ohio, faced a wide range of ... More


Patrilineally Organized Jiangxi Peasant Communities

Baohui Zhang

in Revolutions As Organizational Change: The Communist Party and Peasant Communities in South China, 1926-1934

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9789888208395
eISBN:
9789888313693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208395.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 4 examines the organizational orders of Jiangxi rural communities. Community response to the environmental imperatives of a “frontier society” in a resource-poor region resulted in a ... More


Contrasting Patterns of Two Agrarian Revolutions

Baohui Zhang

in Revolutions As Organizational Change: The Communist Party and Peasant Communities in South China, 1926-1934

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9789888208395
eISBN:
9789888313693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208395.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 1 of the book presents the two peasant revolutions under study as a puzzle. The author first builds four criteria for measuring the intensity of peasant revolutions: the sources of ... More


Global Markets: The Internationalization of the Sea Transport Industries since 1850

David J Starkey and Gelina Harlaftis (eds)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128848
eISBN:
9781786944801
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128848.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book is concerned with the role played by the sea transport industries in the development of global markets. It claims that the sea transport industry in fundamentally intrinsic to the political ... More


“I Never Thought I Should Sink So Low as to Become an Actor”: John Barrymore in Twentieth Century

William Rothman

in Hamlet Lives in Hollywood: John Barrymore and the Acting Tradition Onscreen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474411394
eISBN:
9781474438445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411394.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In Twentieth Century (1934), John Barrymore as Oscar Jaffe gives a performance so stupendous in its theatricality and wit that it ranks as one of the most brilliant – and most profound – in the ... More


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