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The True Story of Ah Jake: Language, Labor, and Justice in Late-Nineteenth-Century Sierra County, California

Mae M. Ngai

in Cultures in Motion

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159096
eISBN:
9781400849895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159096.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines how the issues of language, labor, and justice intertwined in the murder trial of Ah Jake, a Chinese gold miner in nineteenth-century California. The focus is on the transcript ... More


“The Drift of History”: War, Culture, and Hegemony

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/9780199777945.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the impact of World War II on U.S. cultural diplomacy in particular and foreign policy more generally. It considers the first concrete steps taken by the United States to expand ... More


Musings of a Literary Pilgrim: Tanizaki Jun'ichirō's Discoveries in China and Their Records

Christopher T. Keaveney

in Beyond Brushtalk: Sino-Japanese Literary Exchange in the Interwar Period

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099289
eISBN:
9789882206656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099289.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter explores the impact of travel to China of Tanizaki Jun'ichirō. Tanizaki visited China on two occasions (1918 and 1926). The pieces resulting from the first visit fall neatly into the ... More


From Douglass to Duvalier: U.S. African Americans, Haiti, and Pan Americanism, 18701964

Millery Polyne

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034720
eISBN:
9780813039534
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034720.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Haiti has long been both a source of immense pride—because of the Haitian Revolution—and of profound disappointment—because of the unshakable realities of poverty, political instability, and ... More


Public Diplomacy Conceptualised

Stephen Bowman

in The Pilgrims Society and Public Diplomacy, 1895-1945

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474417815
eISBN:
9781474445184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417815.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter outlines the theoretical rationale behind the book’s argument that the Pilgrims Society’s activities during the first half of the twentieth century were a nascent form of public ... More


Empire’s Shades and Shadows

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/9781469620893.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, namely to examine both sides of the story of Soviet-Polish cultural interactions during the troubled and little-known postwar decade. It builds ... More


Cultural Diplomacy: A Hundred Years of the British-Spanish Society

Luis G. Martínez del Campo

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382752
eISBN:
9781786945266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382752.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In this book, I explore the history of the British-Spanish Society, which played a key role in the cultural relations between Spain and the UK during the 20th Century. I argue that this association ... More


Introduction

in Internationalism, National Identities, and Study Abroad: France and the United States, 1890-1970

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762533
eISBN:
9780804773386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762533.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The beginning of the twenty-first century saw an explosion in the number of American college students going abroad to pursue their education, as well as the number of foreign students arriving in the ... More


§ Warm Relations in a Cold War Atmosphere: Resurgence and Expansion of Study Abroad Following World War II

in Internationalism, National Identities, and Study Abroad: France and the United States, 1890-1970

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762533
eISBN:
9780804773386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762533.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

A significant new development in study abroad after World War II was the involvement of the U.S. government, two notable examples of which were the GI Bill and the Fulbright academic exchange ... More


Introduction

in Special Relations: The Americanization of Britain?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773997
eISBN:
9780804777834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773997.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book addresses the reaction of Britain to American popular culture. The phenomena of special postwar cultural relations that this study considers include the prospect of the Manhattanization of ... More


‘Chambres d’Asie, chambres d’ailleurs’: Nicole-Lise Bernheim's ‘Vertical Travels’ in Asia

Hindson Katy

in Asian Crossings: Travel Writing on China, Japan and Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099142
eISBN:
9789882206632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099142.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter compares two of Nicole-Lise Bernheim's récits de voyage: Chambres d'ailleurs (1986), and Saisons japonaises (1999). Traveler, writer, novelist, and journalist, the late Nicole-Lise ... More


Epilogue

Luis G. Martínez del Campo

in Cultural Diplomacy: A Hundred Years of the British-Spanish Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382752
eISBN:
9781786945266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382752.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

I defend that the history of the BSS is a perfect example of how cultural strategies have played a key role in foreign policy since the early 20th Century. Furthermore, I suggest that the BSS is a ... More


From Anti-Americanism to Peaceful Coexistence

Rósa Magnúsdóttir

in Enemy Number One: The United States of America in Soviet Ideology and Propaganda, 1945-1959

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190681463
eISBN:
9780190681494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190681463.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History, European Modern History

Chapter 4 discusses the revival of Soviet-American cultural relations under Khrushchev in 1955 and the ensuing rediscovery of America. With the revival came an unsettling rediscovery of the American ... More


Stories of Khmelnytsky: Competing Literary Legacies of the 1648 Ukrainian Cossack Uprising

Amelia M. Glaser (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780804793827
eISBN:
9780804794961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804793827.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Bohdan Khmelnytsky (1595-1657), the Ukrainian Cossack leader who led the 1648 rebellion against Polish magnates, has been memorialized in Ukraine as a national hero and as the author of a fatal ... More


§ Sexuality, Gender, and National Identities in Twentieth-century Franco-American Exchanges

in Internationalism, National Identities, and Study Abroad: France and the United States, 1890-1970

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762533
eISBN:
9780804773386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762533.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the role of sexuality in national imaginaries of France and United States throughout the twentieth century, and how students dealt with sexual fantasies and constructed social ... More


Epilogue: The Old and the New

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/9781469620893.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the changes in Soviet-Polish cultural relations, starting in 1956, that embodied a synthesis of old and new trends. Journalists, for instance, could speak their minds on ... More


Conclusion: Trapped in History

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/9781469620893.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter begins with a discussion of how The Ugly American, a novel about U.S. effort to win over the hearts and minds of the masses in Southeast Asia during the early Cold War, mirrors the ... More


Iberia Reborn: Portugal through the Lens of Catalan and Galician Nationalism (1850–1950)

Xosé M. Núñez Seixas

in Iberian Modalities: A Relational Approach to the Study of Culture in the Iberian Peninsula

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318337
eISBN:
9781846317880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318337.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Portugal acquired particular relevance in the non-independentist projects of Iberian sub-state nationalisms seeking to assert their national cultures. Portugal would be the most effective ... More


“Sitting on a Volcano”: Black Power in Burnham's Guyana

Kate Quinn

in Black Power in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049090
eISBN:
9780813046693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049090.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores the response of Forbes Burnham's People's National Congress (PNC) government to local, regional and international Black Power. It examines the complex relationship between the ... More


Cultural Divergence: The US Literature of Experience and the Latin American Literature of the Reader

Jeffrey Lawrence

in Anxieties of Experience: The Literatures of the Americas from Whitman to Bolaño

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190690205
eISBN:
9780190690236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190690205.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter offers a periodization of the literatures of the Americas from the late nineteenth century through the postwar period. After acknowledging the emergence of a brief “transamerican ... More


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