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The Twentieth Century

Edward Rohs and Judith Estrine

in Raised by the Church: Growing up in New York City's Catholic Orphanages

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823240227
eISBN:
9780823240265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823240227.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter describes the aftermath of WWII and the challenges society faced in housing and caring for the generation of baby boomers who were born into extreme deprivation. It discusses ... More


El Alamein and the Struggle for North Africa: International Perspectives from the Twenty-first Century

Jill Edwards (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774165818
eISBN:
9781617971297
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165818.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This new collection of studies presents fresh insights into a war fought over unusually difficult terrain and with exceptional supply demands. From the ongoing Italian geomorphic study of the Alamein ... More


Dark Lens: Imaging Germany, 1945

Françoise Meltzer

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226625638
eISBN:
9780226625775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226625775.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book draws on literature and a never-before-seen cache of photographs taken by a member of the French Resistance (who is also the author's mother), immediately following the Allied bombing of ... More


Dictionaries of Military Slang

Coleman Julie

in A History of Cant and Slang Dictionaries: Volume IV: 1937-1984

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199567256
eISBN:
9780191595073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567256.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Lexicography

This chapter considers dictionaries of military slang from WWII, Korea, and Vietnam as well as some WWI glossaries published during this period. RAF slang is well represented in the British and ... More


The Sailor: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Transformation of American Foreign Policy

David F. Schmitz

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813180441
eISBN:
9780813180472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180441.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In The Sailor, David F. Schmitz presents a comprehensive reassessment of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's foreign policymaking. Most historians have cast FDR as a leader who resisted an established ... More


Music, Mourning, and War: Henryk Górecki’s Third Symphony and the Politics of Remembering

Maria Cizmic

in Performing Pain: Music and Trauma in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199734603
eISBN:
9780199918546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734603.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines Henryk Górecki’s Symphony No. 3, “Symphony of Sorrowful Songs,” and the ways in which it engages historical memory by referencing numerous traumatic events that shaped Poland’s ... More


Conclusion

David F. Schmitz

in The Sailor: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Transformation of American Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813180441
eISBN:
9780813180472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180441.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The crisis of the 1930s made changes in American foreign policy a necessity, and events demonstrated that Franklin Roosevelt made the correct decisions on the major issues to protect American ... More


The President and American Capitalism Since 1945

Mark H. Rose and Roger Biles (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813056524
eISBN:
9780813053455
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056524.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This anthology contributes to the literature on the history of capitalism and connects the fields of political history, business history, and presidential studies. The essays demonstrate the ... More


Communism and anti-Communism in early Cold War Italy: Language, symbols and myths

Andrea Mariuzzo

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526121875
eISBN:
9781526138712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526121875.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The struggle in projects, ideas and symbols between the strongest Communist Party in the West and an anti-Communist and pro-Western government coalition was the most peculiar founding element of the ... More


Journey to Poland: Documentary Landscapes of the Holocaust

Maurizio Cinquegrani

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474403573
eISBN:
9781474453592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403573.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Journey to Poland: Documentary Landscapes of the Holocaust provides a new topographical methodology for the study of cinema and the Holocaust and addresses crucial issues of memory and history in ... More


U.S. Naval Gunfire Support in the Pacific War: A Study of the Development and Application of Doctrine

Donald K. Mitchener

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781949668124
eISBN:
9781949668155
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9781949668124.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

On November 20, 1943, the U.S. military invaded the Tarawa Atoll of the Gilbert Islands as part of the first American offensive in the Central Pacific region during World War II. This invasion marked ... More


Shifting Demographics: The Arrival of Ashkenazi and Iraqi Jews

Lior B. Sternfeld

in Between Iran and Zion: Jewish Histories of Twentieth-Century Iran

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781503606142
eISBN:
9781503607170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503606142.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Chapter 1 explores ways that the Jewish community became more diverse following World War II. It examines the sociological and demographic transformations that the Jewish population experienced ... More


The Latest Catastrophe: History, the Present, the Contemporary

Henry Rousso

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226165066
eISBN:
9780226165370
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226165370.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In this book Rousso sets two tasks for himself: (1) to provide a history of the problem of “contemporariness” in history writing; (2) to analyze how contemporary history came to be a sub-discipline ... More


British Labour and developments in Ireland in the immediate post-war years

Peter Collins

in The British Labour Party and Twentieth-Century Ireland: The cause of Ireland, the cause of Labour

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719096013
eISBN:
9781526103963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096013.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter looks at the British Labour cabinet’s response to events in Ireland in the wake of World War Two. That response was coloured by the lingering hostility in Britain regarding Éire’s ... More


Operation Forager

Donald K. Mitchener

in U.S. Naval Gunfire Support in the Pacific War: A Study of the Development and Application of Doctrine

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781949668124
eISBN:
9781949668155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9781949668124.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter is a narrative of D-day on Saipan and W-day on Guam in the Mariana Islands and a description and analysis of the planning for and the execution of naval gunfire missions in support of ... More


Country to City, circa 1949–1954

Emily Satterwhite

in Dear Appalachia: Readers, Identity, and Popular Fiction since 1878

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813130101
eISBN:
9780813135854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813130101.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In Chapter 3, readers' responses to Harriett Simpson Arnow's agrarian Hunter's Horn (1949) and her migration-themed The Dollmaker (1954) illustrate white American concerns about mobility and “roots” ... More


Introduction: Military Might, Melodious Music

Andrew R. Martin

in Steelpan Ambassadors: The US Navy Steel Band, 1957-1999

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812407
eISBN:
9781496812445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812407.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This introductory chapter briefly discusses an in-depth study of the US Navy Steel Band and its relationship within the scope of two overarching narratives: the development of post-WWII military ... More


The Entangled Stories of October 17, Vichy, the Jews, and the Holocaust

Lia Brozgal

in Absent the Archive: Cultural Traces of a Massacre in Paris, 17 October 1961

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622386
eISBN:
9781800341289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622386.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

In a significant number of works about October 17, roles for Jews, the Vichy regime, and the Holocaust are articulated or imagined, pointing up networks of association that may be historical, ... More


Conclusions

Donald K. Mitchener

in U.S. Naval Gunfire Support in the Pacific War: A Study of the Development and Application of Doctrine

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781949668124
eISBN:
9781949668155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9781949668124.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter is a concise summary of the conclusions reached by the author regarding the use of naval gunfire in support of amphibious operations in the Pacific during World War II.


Representations of Play: Pachinko in Popular Media

Keiji Amano and Geoffrey Rockwell

in Media Technologies for Work and Play in East Asia: Critical Perspectives on Japan and the Two Koreas

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529213362
eISBN:
9781529213393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529213362.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter argues that there are at least three phases of the pachinko industry in Japan; popular media such as films and novels reflect how filmmakers and novelists saw the game differently in ... More


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