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Foreign Friends: Syngman Rhee, American Exceptionalism, and the Division of Korea

David P. Fields

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813177199
eISBN:
9780813177250
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177199.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book examines how Syngman Rhee and the Korean independence movement used the rhetoric of American exceptionalism to lobby the U.S. government and the American public for support between 1905 and ... More


The Laywoman Project: Remaking Catholic Womanhood in the Vatican II Era

Mary J. Henold

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469654492
eISBN:
9781469654515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469654492.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Summoning everyday Catholic laywomen to the forefront of twentieth-century Catholic history, Mary J. Henold considers how these committed parishioners experienced their religion in the wake of ... More


White Balance: How Hollywood Shaped Colorblind Ideology and Undermined Civil Rights

Justin Gomer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655802
eISBN:
9781469655826
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655802.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The racial ideology of colorblindness has a long history. In 1963, Martin Luther King famously stated, "I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not ... More


The Experts' War on Poverty: Social Research and the Welfare Agenda in Postwar America

Romain D. Huret

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780801450488
eISBN:
9781501709531
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450488.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book traces the efforts of a dedicated community of experts to create a policy bureaucracy that reigned until Richard Nixon implemented the Family Assistance Plan in 1969. Although they toiled ... More


Introduction

Justin Gomer

in White Balance: How Hollywood Shaped Colorblind Ideology and Undermined Civil Rights

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655802
eISBN:
9781469655826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655802.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This section offers an overview of the history of the racial ideology of colorblindness, beginning with it’s first use in the Supreme Court’s Plessy v. Ferguson decision. It then explains the ... More


Introduction

Patrick Q. Mason

in Out of Obscurity: Mormonism since 1945

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199358212
eISBN:
9780199358250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199358212.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Scholarship on Mormonism largely focuses on the events of the nineteenth century, from Joseph Smith’s early visions to the LDS Church’s abandonment of polygamy at the turn of the twentieth century. ... More


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