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Broadway Babies

Richard Barrios

in A Song in the Dark: The Birth of the Musical Film

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195377347
eISBN:
9780199864577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377347.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Popular

Partly in imitation of the successful Broadway Melody format, backstage musicals became the most popular type of early musical. While Warner Bros.' Gold Diggers of Broadway was a huge success, others ... More


Levellers, Diggers, and Ranters

Thomas N. Corns

in Uncloistered Virtue: English Political Literature, 1640-1660

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128830
eISBN:
9780191671715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128830.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

By the late 1640s different groupings emerged, Levellers, Diggers, Ranters, all fading or mutating in the early 1650s, to be supplanted in the English political consciousness by Quakers and Fifth ... More


Brave Community: The Digger Movement in the English Revolution

John Gurney

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719061028
eISBN:
9781781700747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719061028.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This is a full-length modern study of the Diggers or ‘True Levellers’, who were among the most remarkable of the radical groups to emerge during the English Revolution of 1640–60. Acting at a time of ... More


Aftermath

John Gurney

in Brave Community: The Digger Movement in the English Revolution

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719061028
eISBN:
9781781700747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719061028.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the consequences faced by the Diggers and the aftermath of the Digger movement. The story of the Digger movement did not end with the destruction of Digger colonies in April ... More


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


Parish, community and social relations in Cobham

John Gurney

in Brave Community: The Digger Movement in the English Revolution

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719061028
eISBN:
9781781700747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719061028.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter describes the Parish community and social relations in Cobham. The parish of Cobham, where the Digger movement had its origins, was a large, irregularly shaped parish of a little under ... More


Introduction

Christopher Gair

in The American Counterculture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619887
eISBN:
9780748671137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619887.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter provides a selective overview of the place of the counterculture in the ‘long 1960s’ – the period from the Woolworth’s lunch-counter sit-ins in Greensboro, NC, through the election of ... More


A Turning Point

Jill Kamil

in Labib Habachi: The Life and Legacy of an Egyptologist

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160615
eISBN:
9781617970184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160615.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The politically turbulent years of the 1930s, when Ismail Sidqi emerged as the “strong man” of Egyptian politics, abolished the constitution, drafted another that enhanced the power of the monarch, ... More


Gerrard Winstanley

John Gurney

in Brave Community: The Digger Movement in the English Revolution

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719061028
eISBN:
9781781700747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719061028.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the life of Gerrard Winstanley, who was an active Digger. Gerrard Winstanley was 34 when he arrived in Cobham, and 39 when he led the Diggers on to St George's Hill. Winstanley ... More


The Diggers on St George's Hill

John Gurney

in Brave Community: The Digger Movement in the English Revolution

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719061028
eISBN:
9781781700747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719061028.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter describes the start of the Diggers' activities on St George's Hill. The chapter explains how the number of Diggers increased with every passing day. The Diggers invited every one to come ... More


The Diggers and the local community

John Gurney

in Brave Community: The Digger Movement in the English Revolution

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719061028
eISBN:
9781781700747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719061028.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the attacks on the Diggers and their relations with the local community. The first attack on them was recorded when the ‘divers of the diggers’ were taken to the village of ... More


Environmental Protest Literature of the Renaissance

Ken Hiltner

in What Else Is Pastoral?: Renaissance Literature and the Environment

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449406
eISBN:
9780801460760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449406.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter considers how thousands of individuals rose up across England in the seventeenth century to defend the newly emerging, endangered countryside, as well as draws attention to issues of ... More


Seventeenth-Century Radicals:: Republicans, Levellers, and Diggers

Christopher Pierson

in Just Property: A History in the Latin West. Volume One: Wealth, Virtue, and the Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199673285
eISBN:
9780191756184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673285.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter considers accounts of property in the more radical approaches of the mid-seventeenth century, especially those associated with the experience of the English Commonwealth. It begins with ... More


Community of goods: an unacceptable radical theme at the time of the English revolution

Jean-Pierre Cavaillé

in Radical Voices, Radical Ways: Articulating and Disseminating Radicalism in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526106193
eISBN:
9781526120793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526106193.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Jean-Pierre Cavaillé discusses the ‛community of goods’ motif permeating Digger and Ranter writings, a theme he studies from an axiological perspective which draws upon the notions of acceptability ... More


“Cupid in the AEF”: U.S. Soldiers and Women abroad in World War I

Susan Zeiger

in Entangling Alliances: Foreign War Brides and American Soldiers in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814797174
eISBN:
9780814797488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814797174.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the military, diplomatic, and domestic implications arising out of relations between US soldiers and local women during World War I. Foreign women had long been seen as both ... More


Schismogenesis

Anthony Chaney

in Runaway: Gregory Bateson, the Double Bind, and the Rise of Ecological Consciousness

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631738
eISBN:
9781469631752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631738.003.0010
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter describes how a surge of protest over the Vietnam War brought back the classic debate over the nature of revolution. Should change be directed at the interior, at perception and culture, ... More


The Farm by the Freeway

Jana Blankenship

in West of Center: Art and the Counterculture Experiment in America, 1965-1977

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677252
eISBN:
9781452947440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677252.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Art History

The present-day Cesar Chavez Street Freeway Interchange that passes over the Mission neighborhood in San Francisco was once a place of productivity where life grew and roots deepened under the name ... More


Rights in the English Revolution

Susan Marks

in A False Tree of Liberty: Human Rights in Radical Thought

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780199675456
eISBN:
9780191886621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199675456.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines discussions of rights in the English Revolution of the mid-seventeenth century, focusing in particular on the Putney Debates and on the ideas put forward shortly afterwards by ... More


New Model Diggers: Australian Identity, Motivation, and Cohesion in Afghanistan

Garth Pratten

in Frontline: Combat and Cohesion in Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198719663
eISBN:
9780191788680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719663.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The figure of the ‘digger’—the nickname originally given to Australian soldiers in the First World War—is a potent symbol in Australian society. The supposed values of those first diggers—courage, ... More


Are Diamonds a Woman’s Best Friend?

Wendy Doniger

in The Ring of Truth: And Other Myths of Sex and Jewelry

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190267117
eISBN:
9780190621759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190267117.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

The modern mythology of diamonds begins in the late nineteenth century, with the discovery of diamond mines in South Africa that suddenly flooded the market. DeBeers, who control all the diamonds, ... More


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