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 The Drama of Black Life

Curtis J. Evans

in The Burden of Black Religion

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195328189
eISBN:
9780199870028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328189.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Debates about instrumentalism or using the black churches as instruments of social and political reform deepened even as black leaders began emphasizing the drama of black life and religion. Drama ... More


An Age of Enlightenment

Thomas N. Mitchell

in Democracy's Beginning: The Athenian Story

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300215038
eISBN:
9780300217353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215038.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter explores the link between the maturing of the democracy and the emergence of a golden era of artistic and intellectual accomplishment, raising the question of the extent to which the ... More


Producing Modern German Homes: The Economy of Nation Branding

Katrin Schreiter

in Designing One Nation: The Politics of Economic Culture and Trade in Divided Germany

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190877279
eISBN:
9780190877309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190877279.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

This chapter considers the idea of nation branding. The term nation branding describes a branding effort at the national level that substantially follows the logics that develop the specific ... More


Harlemworld: Doing Race and Class in Contemporary Black America

John L. Jackson Jr.

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226389981
eISBN:
9780226390000
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226390000.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

Harlem is one of the most famous neighborhoods in the world—a historic symbol of both black cultural achievement and of the rigid boundaries separating the rich from the poor. But as this book shows ... More


Star City: The Swedish Century

Kevin C. O'Connor

in The House of Hemp and Butter: A History of Old Riga

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501747687
eISBN:
9781501747700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747687.003.0008
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter demonstrates that the peace, progress, educational advances, and cultural achievements of the seventeenth century made the Swedish era into something of a “golden age” for early modern ... More


Imperial Physics

in When Physics Became King

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226542010
eISBN:
9780226542003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226542003.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter presents a brief survey of physics and its institutions on the eve of the Great War. The book finishes with the First World War for two reasons. In the first place, the war brought the ... More


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