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War in the Roaring Twenties, 1932–1939

J.E. Smyth

in Reconstructing American Historical Cinema: From Cimarron to Citizen Kane

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124063
eISBN:
9780813134765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124063.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the historical films produced in the U.S. during the period from 1932 to 1939 about World War 1. During this period, Hollywood's depictions of the war, the impoverishment of the ... More


The Great War and the Culture of the New Negro

Mark Whalan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032061
eISBN:
9780813039015
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032061.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

More than 200,000 African American soldiers fought in World War I, and returning troops frequently spoke of “color-blind” France. Such cosmopolitan experiences, along with the brutal, often ... More


Conclusion

DAVID R. WOODWARD

in Hell in the Holy Land: World War I in the Middle East

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123837
eISBN:
9780813134963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123837.003.0012
Subject:
History, Military History

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the experiences of British soldiers during World War 1. The results indicate the each soldier reacted in his own and different way to ... More


The Student of Science, Medicine, and Philosophy

Tara H. Abraham

in Rebel Genius: Warren S. McCulloch's Transdisciplinary Life in Science

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035095
eISBN:
9780262335386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035095.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

By examining McCulloch’s childhood and formative years during the 1920s as a student at Yale University and Columbia University, this chapter outlines the emergence of McCulloch as a ... More


The Last of the Long Hunters, 1938–1941

J.E. Smyth

in Reconstructing American Historical Cinema: From Cimarron to Citizen Kane

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124063
eISBN:
9780813134765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124063.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the production of historical films in the U.S. about World War 1 which were made during the period from 1938 to 1941. Some of the most notable films during this period include ... More


‘What is the British Navy doing?’ The Royal Navy’s image problem in War Illustrated magazine

Jonathan Rayner

in A new naval history

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526113801
eISBN:
9781526144584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526113801.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

This paper examines the problematic representation of the Royal Navy and its war roles in the popular magazine War Illustrated, between the outbreak of the First World War and the Battle of Jutland. ... More


The Historical Background

Cyrus Schayegh

in Who Is Knowledgeable Is Strong: Science, Class, and the Formation of Modern Iranian Society, 1900-1950

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520254473
eISBN:
9780520943544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254473.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

In the challenge of the Constitutional Revolution (1905–11), an emerging modern middle class argued that the earlier reformist focus on politics had failed. The new creed held that change would come ... More


The Dictators

Owen Chadwick

in Hensley Henson: A Study in the Friction between Church and State

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198264453
eISBN:
9780191682711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264453.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter examines Hensley Henson's political views. It explains that Henson was not pleased with the peace that followed victory in World War 1 because he believed that the Treaty of Versailles ... More


Eastward Bound

DAVID R. WOODWARD

in Hell in the Holy Land: World War I in the Middle East

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123837
eISBN:
9780813134963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123837.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the deployment of British soldiers to the Middle East during World War 1. The British soldiers began their voyage to Egypt with drills to deal with the German U-boat threat. ... More


Changing Priorities

DAVID R. WOODWARD

in Hell in the Holy Land: World War I in the Middle East

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123837
eISBN:
9780813134963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123837.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the changing priorities of the British government concerning their campaign in World War 1. Prime Minister David Lloyd George wanted the Middle East to become the focus of Great ... More


Imperial Apocalypse: The Great War and the Destruction of the Russian Empire

Joshua A. Sanborn

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199642052
eISBN:
9780191774492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642052.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

Imperial Apocalypse describes the collapse of the Russian Empire during World War 1. Though the empire was not in serious threat of dissolution in 1914, by 1918 it had been reduced to its ... More


The Unravelling of Empire: Civil War and World War, 1914–19

in British Lions and Mexican Eagles: Business, Politics, and Empire in the Career of Weetman Pearson in Mexico, 1889–1919

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774451
eISBN:
9780804779036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774451.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the impact of World War 1 on Viscount Cowdray's business interests in Mexico. It describes the events which led Cowdray to withdraw from the direct management of the Tehuantepec ... More


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