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From Goodwill to Grunge: A History of Secondhand Styles and Alternative Economies

Jennifer Le Zotte

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631905
eISBN:
9781469631929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631905.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In this surprising new look at how clothing, style, and commerce came together to change American culture, Jennifer Le Zotte examines how secondhand goods sold at thrift stores, flea markets, and ... More


Theodore Peed’s Turtle Party

Bernard L. Herman

in A South You Never Ate: Savoring Flavors and Stories from the Eastern Shore of Virginia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653471
eISBN:
9781469653495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653471.003.0017
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Two events mark the fall social season on the lower Eastern Shore of Virginia—H. M. Arnold's Bayford Oyster House Bash and Theodore Peed's Turtle Party. Theodore Peed's garage where the party takes ... More


The Last Stand: David

Terry Williams

in Teenage Suicide Notes: An Ethnography of Self-Harm

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231177900
eISBN:
9780231542500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177900.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

David, tall, lanky, middle class kid with freckles, who hung himself in the garage. When a young person commit suicide is anyone to blame? Blame is difficult because the death erases all blame and ... More


I Thought I Heard the Shuffle of Angels’ Feet

Randall Kenan (ed.)

in Every True Pleasure: LGBTQ Tales of North Carolina

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469646800
eISBN:
9781469646824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646800.003.0022
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

In I Thought I Heard the Shuffle of Angels' Feet, a short story by Randall Kenan, a gay architect mourning the death of his lover from AIDS unexpectedly finds a second chance at romantic happiness in ... More


Sites

Rodney Harrison and John Schofield

in After Modernity: Archaeological Approaches to the Contemporary Past

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199548071
eISBN:
9780191917752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199548071.003.0013
Subject:
Archaeology, Contemporary and Public Archaeology

Sites are the staple of archaeological investigation, forming the basis of many an excavation or survey project, often within a wider landscape study where it is the relationships between sites ... More


Working Across Disciplines

Rodney Harrison and John Schofield

in After Modernity: Archaeological Approaches to the Contemporary Past

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199548071
eISBN:
9780191917752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199548071.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Contemporary and Public Archaeology

In the previous chapter, we considered those methodologies that might be seen to characterize the archaeology of the contemporary past. One of the issues raised there was the extent to which an ... More


Locomobiles & Model T's

Richard Schweid

in Che's Chevrolet, Fidel's Oldsmobile: On the Road in Cuba

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807828922
eISBN:
9781469605739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888629_schweid.4
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Parked outside the El Capitolio Nacional in Old Havana are long lines of pre-1959 American cars built in Detroit and sold to Cubans many years ago. These cars, already extinct in the streets of the ... More


Tudores & Fordores

Richard Schweid

in Che's Chevrolet, Fidel's Oldsmobile: On the Road in Cuba

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807828922
eISBN:
9781469605739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888629_schweid.5
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses the opening of rural Cuba outside of its cities by highways and the increasing reliance on automobile transport in Cuba. The Locomobile, the first North American car to reach ... More


Between modernity and marginality: Celtic Tiger cinema

Ruth Barton

in From prosperity to austerity: A socio-cultural critique of the Celtic Tiger and its aftermath

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091674
eISBN:
9781781707197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091674.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter examines and analyses the industrial developments, international influences and local productions relating to Irish cinema in the Celtic Tiger period. It considers funding opportunities, ... More


Lenny Abrahamson

Jason Wood

in Last Words: Considering Contemporary Cinema

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171977
eISBN:
9780231850698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171977.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents an interview with filmmaker Len Abrahamson. Abrahamson began shooting shorts while studying Philosophy at Trinity College, Dublin. After a period of post-graduate study in ... More


Garage Sales and Suburban Subversiveness

Jennifer Le Zotte

in From Goodwill to Grunge: A History of Secondhand Styles and Alternative Economies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631905
eISBN:
9781469631929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631905.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the origins and rise of another new form of secondhand exchange: the garage sales. Hosted and attended mostly by women, garage sales emerged in 1950s suburbs as tactics for ... More


Conclusion

Simon Werrett

in Thrifty Science: Making the Most of Materials in the History of Experiment

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226610252
eISBN:
9780226610399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226610399.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The conclusion offers some assessment of how thrifty practices are faring in the sciences today, and how they are being re-evaluated among hacker and maker communities taking a less formal, more ... More


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