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French Sources of Supply

Charles R. Shrader

in A War of Logistics: Parachutes and Porters in Indochina, 1945-1954

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813165752
eISBN:
9780813165950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165752.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

In Chapter 7, the author describes the various sources of supply available to the French forces, including local production and procurement, purchases on the world market, and the delivery of ... More


Supplying Repression: Military, CIA, and FBI Links

Thomas G. Paterson

in Contesting Castro: The United States and the Triumph of the Cuban Revolution

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195101201
eISBN:
9780199854189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101201.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In order to bind the worlds of Cubans and North Americans, the U.S. Military and intelligence links together with Batista's administration to try to join political, economic, and cultural ties. U.S. ... More


Wearing the Military Uniform of the United States: The West Point Years and Service as an Army Officer, 1855–1861

George G. Kundahl

in The Bravest of the Brave: The Correspondence of Stephen Dodson Ramseur

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833735
eISBN:
9781469604022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895702_kundahl.7
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter presents two excerpts from Ramseur's first letter to his mother from West Point, dated August 15, 1855 that illustrates his transition from upbringing to matriculation. It reports that ... More


Joining the Military Peace Movement: Risky Business

Lisa Leitz

in Fighting for Peace: Veterans and Military Families in the Anti-Iraq War Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680450
eISBN:
9781452948522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680450.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Embedded in a wide spectrum of military-identified organizations critical of U.S. government policies, the military peace movement had four main organizations. Activists within these faced greater ... More


The Military Peace Movement

Lisa Leitz

in Fighting for Peace: Veterans and Military Families in the Anti-Iraq War Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680450
eISBN:
9781452948522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680450.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter opens showing the heartbreak behind the military peace movement and then lays out its theoretical and informational context. Briefly describes the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars (with ... More


Insider–Outsiders: From Warriors to War Protestors

Lisa Leitz

in Fighting for Peace: Veterans and Military Families in the Anti-Iraq War Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680450
eISBN:
9781452948522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680450.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Military peace movement members were outsiders in both the military and the peace movement because they tried to be connected to both, but they believe that this combined identity enhanced the ... More


Fighting for Peace: Veterans and Military Families in the Anti-Iraq War Movement

Lisa Leitz

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680450
eISBN:
9781452948522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680450.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book offers a window into an intriguing and previously unexamined segment of the anti-Iraq War movement comprised of veterans and military families. The book documents important political and ... More


American Propaganda Films

in Capturing the German Eye: American Visual Propaganda in Occupied Germany

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226301693
eISBN:
9780226301716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226301716.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes the Hollywood films as American propaganda. Hollywood films became a tool of anti-Soviet propaganda. The evolution of the American film program reflects the existence of ... More


Colonial Baseball

Sayuri Guthrie-Shimizu

in Transpacific Field of Dreams: How Baseball Linked the United States and Japan in Peace and War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835623
eISBN:
9781469601830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882665_guthrie-shimizu.6
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter sheds light on the transoceanic loop of baseball play linking the United States with Hawaii, Japan, and the Philippines. It first discusses the role of Christian Missionaries in the ... More


Managing and Deploying the Insider–Outsider Identity

Lisa Leitz

in Fighting for Peace: Veterans and Military Families in the Anti-Iraq War Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680450
eISBN:
9781452948522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680450.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Activists strategically deployed their combined military/peace identities in order to attract attention, demonstrate legitimacy, reframe “patriotism” and “troop support” in ways that promoted peace, ... More


The Rise of Federal Title

Gregory Ablavsky

in Federal Ground: Governing Property and Violence in the First U.S. Territories

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190905699
eISBN:
9780190905729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190905699.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The failure of federal efforts to reform title meant that federal officials in the territories found themselves, unwillingly, adjudicating conflicting claims to ownership, often in ad hoc, unplanned ... More


Conclusion One War Ends, Another War Continues

Lisa Leitz

in Fighting for Peace: Veterans and Military Families in the Anti-Iraq War Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680450
eISBN:
9781452948522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680450.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Although the Iraq War ended, the military peace movement continues organizing to stop the over-extension of the military and better address the traumas facing servicemembers returned from war. The ... More


In Manhattan for the Great War

Michael Sragow

in Victor Fleming: An American Movie Master

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813144412
eISBN:
9780813145235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144412.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

When World War I broke out, Fleming, like most men of his age, was drafted. Though he would have preferred to stay with Fairbanks and further his career, Fleming took to his new role with dedication. ... More


A Just or Holy War of Independence?: The Revolution’s Legacy for Religion, Violence, and American Exceptionalism

John D. Carlson

in From Jeremiad to Jihad: "Religion, Violence, and America"

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520271654
eISBN:
9780520951532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271654.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter recounts President Barack Obama's Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech, during which he sharply distinguished the notion of just wars from holy wars and crusades. In reminding his ... More


Building a Family and Transforming Activists’ Emotions

Lisa Leitz

in Fighting for Peace: Veterans and Military Families in the Anti-Iraq War Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680450
eISBN:
9781452948522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680450.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

The military peace movement organizations acted as a family, and this allowed activists to move beyond the negative emotions of powerlessness (fear, guilt, shame and unfocused anger) brought on by ... More


Using Grief to Connect with Bystanders

Lisa Leitz

in Fighting for Peace: Veterans and Military Families in the Anti-Iraq War Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680450
eISBN:
9781452948522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680450.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

A close examination of one tactic, anti-war war memorials, demonstrates how activists intentionally elicit emotions, such as grief and sadness, to increase the impact of their message. Activists drew ... More


Conclusion

in Capturing the German Eye: American Visual Propaganda in Occupied Germany

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226301693
eISBN:
9780226301716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226301716.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The initial policies of the American military government often entailed complicated compromises and pragmatic solutions. The Americans succeeded in establishing a strong military government, exerting ... More


Faulkner, Marcuse, and Erotic Power

Michael Zeitlin

in Faulkner's Sexualities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604735604
eISBN:
9781621033318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604735604.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines the political and economic dimensions of William Faulkner’s erotic desire. It suggests that Faulkner’s public discourses in the years following the publication of The Portable ... More


The Iron Lifeline

Philip Gerard

in The Last Battleground: The Civil War Comes to North Carolina

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469649566
eISBN:
9781469649580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649566.003.0030
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Col. William Shepperd Ashe, President of the Wilmington and Weldon railroad, is called on by Jefferson Davis to create a unified rail system for the Confederacy-as the Union states have done. He ... More


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