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The Giant is Awakened: The watts uprising and cultural resurgence

Steven L. Isoardi

in The Dark Tree: Jazz and the Community Arts in Los Angeles

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520245914
eISBN:
9780520932241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245914.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines the 1965 Watts uprising in Los Angeles, California and the cultural resurgence of the African American community. It explains that the Watts uprising was part of a national ... More


The Miracle of Pilgrimage: A Journey to Jerusalem in the Early Eighteenth Century

Febe Armanios

in Coptic Christianity in Ottoman Egypt

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199744848
eISBN:
9780199894963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744848.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapter 4 examines the lengths to which Coptic pilgrims went to make an annual pilgrimage from Cairo to Jerusalem, usually, but not always, with the consent of Muslim authorities. In its particular ... More


Warriors All: UGMA in the Middle of It

Steven L. Isoardi

in The Dark Tree: Jazz and the Community Arts in Los Angeles

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520245914
eISBN:
9780520932241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245914.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter highlights the role of the Underground Musicians Association (UGMA) in the Watts uprising. It explains that the cultural resurgence and growing politicization of the community brought ... More


Memoirs of a Grandmother: Scenes from the Cultural History of the Jews of Russia in the Nineteenth Century, Volume Two

Pauline Wengeroff

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804768801
eISBN:
9780804790710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804768801.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book is an unabridged translation and critical edition of Pauline Wengeroff’s Memoirs of a Grandmother. Situated in the second half of the nineteenth century, the volume tells the story of the ... More


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