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The French Way: Economy, Society, and Culture in the 1990s

Richard F. Kuisel

in The French Way: How France Embraced and Rejected American Values and Power

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151816
eISBN:
9781400839971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151816.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In 1990s, the French saw America as both an incentive for change and an example to be shunned. If the New World's successes—for example, in economic growth—were admired, the ways Americans employed ... More


The Paradox of Jazz Diplomacy, 1961–1966

Lisa E. Davenport

in Jazz Diplomacy: Promoting America in the Cold War Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732689
eISBN:
9781604733440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732689.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

In the 1960s, the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (CU) could not contain international criticism of cultural affairs. Racial conflicts and the Vietnam War amplified the paradox of jazz ... More


The Patriot: Political Readings of Hindu Identity in the Tales of Shivaji, 1869–2001

James W. Laine

in Shivaji: Hindu King in Islamic India

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195141269
eISBN:
9780199849543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195141269.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

During the period of Bristish colonization, the British considered the political and cultural affairs of the nation in their concerns as they exiled the last peshwa and appointed a raja in 1818 ... More


Soviet Soft Power and the Polish Thaw

Patryk Babiracki

in Soviet Soft Power in Poland: Culture and the Making of Stalin's New Empire, 1943-1957

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469620893
eISBN:
9781469623085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469620893.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the changes in Soviet-Polish cultural contacts during the immediate post-Stalin years of 1953–57. Stalin's death, “collective leadership,” and Khrushchev's ascendance to power ... More


“Down with Imperialism”: The Latin American Origins of U.S. Cultural Diplomacy

Justin Hart

in Empire of Ideas: The Origins of Public Diplomacy and the Transformation of U. S. Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199777945
eISBN:
9780190254483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199777945.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter traces the Latin American origins of the United States's cultural diplomacy. It begins by citing a conference held in Buenos Aires in December 1936 which epitomized America's prewar ... More


Jazz Behind the Iron Curtain, 1961–1966

Lisa E. Davenport

in Jazz Diplomacy: Promoting America in the Cold War Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732689
eISBN:
9781604733440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732689.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

As both modern and traditional jazz gained greater respectability, internationalist impulses dramatically intensified in the Soviet bloc. American and Soviet officials acknowledged the strong appeal ... More


Conclusion

Lisa E. Davenport

in Jazz Diplomacy: Promoting America in the Cold War Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732689
eISBN:
9781604733440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732689.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, American

The United States made jazz music a central element of its containment policy during the Cold War, hoping that it could help dispel beliefs in communism and foster liberalization. Both at home and ... More


Cultural Policy

Herman Lebovics

in The French Republic: History, Values, Debates

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449017
eISBN:
9780801460647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449017.003.0039
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter charts the evolution of cultural policy throughout French history. In France the idea that the state has a responsibility for aesthetic culture, as for national defense, the economy, and ... More


History: From Jazz Ambassadors to Hip Hop Diplomats

Mark Katz

in Build: The Power of Hip Hop Diplomacy in a Divided World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190056117
eISBN:
9780190056148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056117.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This chapter chronicles the history of official US cultural diplomacy, starting in the 1930s up until the birth of hip hop diplomacy in 2001 and the establishment of Next Level, the first State ... More


Managing Diversity through Non-Territorial Autonomy: Assessing Advantages, Deficiencies, and Risks

Tove H. Malloy, Alexander Osipov, and Balázs Vizi (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198738459
eISBN:
9780191801747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738459.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Comparative Law

Non-territorial autonomy (NTA) is a statecraft tool gaining increasing importance in societies that are seeking to accommodate demands by ethno-cultural groups for a voice in cultural affairs ... More


The Sound of the Fury: The Olympic City through the Prism of Black Atlanta’s Expressive Culture

Maurice J. Hobson

in The Legend of the Black Mecca: Politics and Class in the Making of Modern Atlanta

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635354
eISBN:
9781469635378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635354.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter six focuses on Mayor Maynard Jackson’s creation of the City of Atlanta’s Bureau of Cultural Affairs, the first institution within city government dedicated to the support of artists, their ... More


Profiles of Individual Nuns

Chün-Fang Yü

in Passing the Light: The Incense Light Community and Buddhist Nuns in Contemporary Taiwan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836580
eISBN:
9780824871086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836580.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter provides profiles of several Buddhist nuns of the Incense Light community, focusing on their family backgrounds, their motives for joining the sangha, their accomplishments and setbacks, ... More


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