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Weaving Histories: The Transformation of the Handloom Industry in South India, 1800-1960

Karuna Dietrich Wielenga

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780197266731
eISBN:
9780191955464
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266731.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

Weaving Histories looks at the economic history of South Asia from a fresh perspective, through a detailed study of the handloom industry in colonial South India between 1800 and 1960, drawing out ... More


Ancient Pantomime and the Rise of Ballet

Edith Hall

in New Directions in Ancient Pantomime

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199232536
eISBN:
9780191716003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232536.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

It was ancient pantomime's destiny to play a seminal role in the emergence of classical ballet, and subsequently, in the twentieth century, of avant‐garde Tanztheater. It is well known that the ... More


Are Spin Glasses Complex Systems?

Daniel L. Stein and Charles M. Newman

in Spin Glasses and Complexity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147338
eISBN:
9781400845637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147338.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter considers how spin glass science fits into the larger area of complexity studies. It discusses three landmark papers in the field of complexity, by Warren Weaver, Herb Simon, and Phil ... More


Indian Passports

Robert Lawrence Gunn

in Ethnology and Empire: Languages, Literature, and the Making of the North American Borderlands

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479842582
eISBN:
9781479812516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479842582.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The epilogue considers the ad hoc 19th-Century system of “Indian passports”—official documents, letters, and testimonials often provided by U.S. agents to Native peoples in western borderlands ... More


Spontaneous City: Jane Jacobs and the Critique of Planned Order

Anthony Fontenot

in Non-Design: Architecture, Liberalism, and the Market

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226686066
eISBN:
9780226752471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226752471.003.0005
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter explores Jane Jacobs’s pioneering theories of the city in The Death and Life of Great American Cities (1961). It considers the influence that Warren Weaver’s groundbreaking work on the ... More


Categories of Word Choice

Jeanne Fahnestock

in Rhetorical Style: The Uses of Language in Persuasion

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199764129
eISBN:
9780199918928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764129.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

The set of words making up a text can be classified in different ways depending on an analyst's goals. Critics often intuitively select certain words for attention. This chapter covers explicit ... More


Blame Avoidance and Credit Claiming Revisited

Giuliano Bonoli

in The Politics of the New Welfare State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199645244
eISBN:
9780191745119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645244.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, Comparative Politics

This chapter deals with some developments observed in European social polices over the last fifteen years that are not explained by prevailing theories of social policymaking. These can be considered ... More


Gettysburg: North Carolina’s Darkest Hour

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/9781469649566.003.0031
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The three-day battle becomes a turning point for support of the war in North Carolina. The state’s most famous regiment-the 26th-is virtually wiped out. One in four of the 28,000 Confederate ... More


Beginnings, 1863–1893

in The Lancashire Giant: David Shackleton, Labour Leader and Civil Servant

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239444
eISBN:
9781846313455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239444.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines David Shackleton personal life and his early career in the labour movement. It discusses his family background, his employment as a ‘halftime’ weaver in a cotton mill at the age ... More


Hillary Orbits an Alternative Universe Earth: Interpreting the USA Network’s Political Animals as Science Fiction

Marleen S. Barr

in The Woman Fantastic in Contemporary American Media Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781496808714
eISBN:
9781496808752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496808714.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Marleen S. Barr’s “Hillary Orbits an Alternative Universe Earth: Interpreting the USA Network’s Political Animals as Science Fiction” concludes the section with an exploration of Sigourney Weaver’s ... More


An Imperial Compromise: The Calico Acts, the Company, and the Atlantic Colonies

Jonathan Eacott

in Selling Empire: India in the Making of Britain and America, 1600-1830

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469622309
eISBN:
9781469623153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622309.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

Between the 1690s and 1721, the East India Company, English woolen and silk spinners and weavers, English Atlantic pirates operating out of colonial ports, and Parliament debated the implications of ... More


U.S. Slavery’s Colonial Obligations

Zach Sell

in Trouble of the World: Slavery and Empire in the Age of Capital

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469661346
eISBN:
9781469660479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469661346.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter documents how U.S. slavery created expectations for British colonial projects to transform cotton production and exchange across colonial India. It further considers the impact that the ... More


The Disappearing of “Hawaiian” from American Music

John W. Troutman

in Kika Kila: How the Hawaiian Steel Guitar Changed the Sound of Modern Music

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627922
eISBN:
9781469627946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627922.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

During the 1930s and 1940s, the Hawaiian steel guitar continued its ascendant popularity in the United States, with hundreds of thousands of students enrolling in Hawaiian guitar schools such as the ... More


Southern Palm, Northern Pine: Greenbackers and the Reconciliation of Class

Matthew E. Stanley

in Grand Army of Labor: Workers, Veterans, and the Meaning of the Civil War

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043741
eISBN:
9780252052644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043741.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines how Civil War memories anchored farmer-labor radicalism during the 1870s and 1880s. The Greenback-Labor Party in particular used wartime tropes to submit that the popular ... More


The Blue-Gray Campaign: Populism and White Reunion

Matthew E. Stanley

in Grand Army of Labor: Workers, Veterans, and the Meaning of the Civil War

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043741
eISBN:
9780252052644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043741.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter investigates how Civil War memory informed the currents and contradictions of Populist thought. Populists painted themselves as neo-abolitionists fighting economic enslavement and ... More


Robert Clifton Weaver and the American City: The Life and Times of an Urban Reformer

Wendell E. Pritchett

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226684482
eISBN:
9780226684505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226684505.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

From his role as FDR's “negro advisor” to his appointment, under Lyndon Johnson, as the first secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Robert Clifton Weaver was one of the most influential ... More


Ascent to Power

William A. Link

in William Friday: Power, Purpose, and American Higher Education

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469611853
eISBN:
9781469612584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469611853.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter presents a comparison between Bill Friday and Fred Weaver, who were, in many ways, differing personalities. Raised in Aberdeen, North Carolina, Weaver attended Carolina, where he ... More


The Culture of Reprinting

Phillip H. Round

in Removable Type: Histories of the Book in Indian Country, 1663-1880

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833902
eISBN:
9781469606347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899472_round.12
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter continues the previous chapter's exploration of the issues surrounding intellectual sovereignty, but from a slightly different perspective—by examining the dramatic increase in the ... More


Introduction

in Robert Clifton Weaver and the American City: The Life and Times of an Urban Reformer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226684482
eISBN:
9780226684505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226684505.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter discusses how Robert Clifton Weaver helped shape American racial and urban policy. A member of a privileged group of upper middle-class African Americans that scholar W. E. ... More


Preparing the Talented Tenth: The Weaver Family and the Black Elite

in Robert Clifton Weaver and the American City: The Life and Times of an Urban Reformer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226684482
eISBN:
9780226684505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226684505.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Robert Tanner Freeman was the son of a former slave and future grandfather of Robert Clifton Weaver. Freeman was a high school graduate who had taken a job as an assistant to a white dentist named ... More


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