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Accounting for the Vulnerable

Vaughn A. Booker

in Lift Every Voice and Swing: Black Musicians and Religious Culture in the Jazz Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479892327
eISBN:
9781479801831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479892327.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses Mary Lou Williams’s work to establish the Bel Canto Foundation in the late 1950s and 1960s, primarily through her Bel Canto Thrift Shop. Williams worked tirelessly to manage ... More


The Pearls

Williams Martin

in Jazz Changes

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083491
eISBN:
9780199853205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083491.003.0021
Subject:
Music, Popular

“The Pearls” was one of the many great compositions of Jelly Roll Morton. It had two piano versions, a band version, a piano roll by Morton, and a 1938 record based on one of its themes by Mary Lou ... More


Jazz Communion

Vaughn A. Booker

in Lift Every Voice and Swing: Black Musicians and Religious Culture in the Jazz Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479892327
eISBN:
9781479801831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479892327.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter charts Mary Lou Williams’s decision to become a Roman Catholic. As she made this religious journey, she engaged in several critical conversations with God, with close friends, with two ... More


Virtuoso Ancestors

Vaughn A. Booker

in Lift Every Voice and Swing: Black Musicians and Religious Culture in the Jazz Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479892327
eISBN:
9781479801831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479892327.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the reverence for departed jazz musicians and the practices of fellow musicians, creative artists, institutions, and the public to celebrate their memory. By heralding its ... More


Love, Let, and Life: An Archaeology of Tennis at the College of William and Mary

DONALD SADLER

in Beneath the Ivory Tower: The Archaeology of Academia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034225
eISBN:
9780813039602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034225.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The College of William and Mary began in 1693 and followed only Harvard University as the country's first seat of higher learning. The increasing number of incoming students required that William and ... More


Conclusion

Joseph Arthur Mann

in Printed Musical Propaganda in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781949979237
eISBN:
9781800341531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979237.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The conclusion provides a broad retrospective on the arguments presented and defended throughout the book. In addition, it also offers avenues of future research on the topic of musical propaganda in ... More


Beneath the Ivory Tower: The Archaeology of Academia

Russell K. Skowronek and Kenneth E. Lewis (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034225
eISBN:
9780813039602
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034225.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

As a discipline, archaeology often provides amazing insights into the past. But it can also illuminate the present, especially when investigations are undertaken to better examine the history of ... More


Roots of union: ambition and achievement and the aftermath of the revolution

Christopher A. Whatley

in The Scots and the Union

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748616855
eISBN:
9780748672271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616855.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the background to the Union of 1707. The early focus is on the Scottish economic, its strengths, weaknesses and the challenges at a time when elsewhere in Europe rulers were ... More


‘One is always in love with something or other’: and the Jane Poems

Madeleine Callaghan

in Shelley's Living Artistry: Letters, Poems, Plays

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781786940247
eISBN:
9781786944306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940247.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Epipsychidion and Shelley’s poems to Jane Williams show him poeticise his conception of love. These poems construct and deconstruct idealised states in his work with a self-consciousness that never ... More


Lift Every Voice and Swing: Black Musicians and Religious Culture in the Jazz Century

Vaughn A. Booker

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479892327
eISBN:
9781479801831
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479892327.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the twentieth century, jazz professionals became race representatives who also played an important part in shaping the religious landscape of twentieth-century African American Protestantism. They ... More


The Crisis in College Sports, 1951

J. Samuel Walker

in ACC Basketball: The Story of the Rivalries, Traditions, and Scandals of the First Two Decades of the Atlantic Coast Conference

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835036
eISBN:
9781469602578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869123_walker.5
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter shows how John E. Hocutt, the dean of men at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, customarily met individually with all male students near the end of their ... More


The Founding of the ACC

J. Samuel Walker

in ACC Basketball: The Story of the Rivalries, Traditions, and Scandals of the First Two Decades of the Atlantic Coast Conference

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835036
eISBN:
9781469602578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869123_walker.6
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses point shaving in college basketball and the violations of academic standards by football coaches at the College of William and Mary. These were sources of immense concern to ... More


The Coarse and Dry Study of the Law: 1743 — 1774

Jeff Broadwater

in Jefferson, Madison, and the Making of the Constitution

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651019
eISBN:
9781469651033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651019.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The first chapter examines the early lives and education of Jefferson and Madison. Jefferson attended the College of William and Mary and studied law under George Wythe. He was also influenced by the ... More


The Magic of Juju: Improvising Ritual1

Jason C. Bivins

in Spirits Rejoice!: Jazz and American Religion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780190230913
eISBN:
9780190230944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190230913.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

Preparation for and participation in musical improvisation is often understood to possess qualities similar to those of ritual. This chapter explores the nature of religious ritual and performance in ... More


The ‘Glorious Revolution’ and the Court in Exile

Margaret J. M. Ezell

in The Oxford English Literary History: Volume V: 1645–1714: The Later Seventeenth Century: Companion Volume

Published in print:
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
eISBN:
9780191849572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780191849572.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The birth of an heir to King James and Mary of Modena led to a crisis, with allegations that the child was not legitimate. Whig politicians were alarmed by the promotion of openly practicing ... More


Verifying Pilgrimage

Alison Booth

in Homes and Haunts: Touring Writers' Shrines and Countries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198759096
eISBN:
9780191819728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198759096.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

Here readers get acquainted with eccentric and entertaining professional pilgrims who go to document original sources of literature, and who will return in later chapters according to the writers and ... More


A Shared Identity: Colonial Colleges and the Shaping of Pre-Revolutionary Thought

Craig Bruce Smith

in American Honor: The Creation of the Nation's Ideals during the Revolutionary Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638836
eISBN:
9781469638850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638836.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter looks at the dissemination of these ethics by America’s colleges through honor codes, disciplinary measures, books, and classroom lessons. American schools became instrumental in ... More


Premiere: Place, Date, and Meaning

Ellen T. Harris

in Henry Purcell's Dido and Aeneas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190271664
eISBN:
9780190271695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190271664.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

Scholars have proposed many different theories in order to date and locate the first performance of Dido and Aeneas. This chapter provides a detailed consideration of each of these arguments. It ... More


Introduction

Alfred L. Brophy

in University, Court, and Slave: Proslavery Academic Thought and Southern Jurisprudence, 1831–1861

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199964239
eISBN:
9780190625931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964239.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Political History

Beginning with Nathan Beverley Tucker, a professor at William and Mary, this chapter introduces the key themes of the book: that southern academics developed lengthy defenses of slavery based on ... More


The Rebel and the Professor: Nat Turner, Thomas Roderick Dew, and the Utility of Slavery

Alfred L. Brophy

in University, Court, and Slave: Proslavery Academic Thought and Southern Jurisprudence, 1831–1861

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199964239
eISBN:
9780190625931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964239.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Political History

The Nat Turner rebellion of August 1831 sets this book in motion. In the wake of the violence of the rebellion and the brutal reprisals in its aftermath, the Virginia legislature debated a gradual ... More


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