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The Teen Years

Charlotte Greenspan

in Pick Yourself Up: Dorothy Fields and the American Musical

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195111101
eISBN:
9780199865703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195111101.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on Dorothy's adolescent years. Dorothy's teen years were spent as an upper-middle-class young lady. She received piano lessons. She probably received tennis lessons—or at least ... More


Calendar of Events

David Kipen

in San Francisco in the 1930s: The WPA Guide to the City by the Bay

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268807
eISBN:
9780520948877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268807.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter lists the annual events in the San Francisco Bay area, such as: the Shrine East-West Football Game, the California Dog Show, the National Match Play Open Golf Championship, the Open Golf ... More


Growth and maturity

John Jenkin

in William and Lawrence Bragg, Father and Son: The Most Extraordinary Collaboration in Science

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199235209
eISBN:
9780191715631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235209.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

William became a mature professional and family man in the 1890s. His two sons were born: William Lawrence (‘Willie’) in 1890 and Robert Charles (‘Bob’) in 1892. Lawrence remembered his early ... More


Narrow Fairways: Getting By & Falling Behind in the New India

Patrick Inglis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190664763
eISBN:
9780190664800
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190664763.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Urban and Rural Studies

Despite India’s three decades of economic liberalization, access to quality education, well-paying jobs, and high standards of living align with prior class and caste advantages, leaving many poor ... More


Game of Privilege: An African American History of Golf

Lane Demas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634227
eISBN:
9781469634241
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634227.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This groundbreaking history of African Americans and golf explores the role of race, class, and public space in golf course development, the stories of individual black golfers during the age of ... More


Our Masters: The Development of the United Golfers Association

Lane Demas

in Game of Privilege: An African American History of Golf

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634227
eISBN:
9781469634241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634227.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses black professional players and the little-known history of the United Golfers Association (UGA), a black golf organization that was founded in 1925 and served as a parallel ... More


Privilege at Play: Class, Race, Gender, and Golf in Mexico

Hugo Cerón-Anaya

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190931605
eISBN:
9780190931643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190931605.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Sport and Leisure

Privilege at Play is a book about inequalities, social hierarchies, and privilege in contemporary Mexico. Based on ethnographic research conducted in exclusive golf clubs and in-depth interviews with ... More


‘Take This Land’: A Brief History of the Karnataka Golf Association

Patrick Inglis

in Mapping the Elite: Power, Privilege, and Inequality

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199491070
eISBN:
9780199097920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199491070.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Culture

This study challenges scholarly claims about the unity of vision and purpose shared by elites in the making of neoliberal projects. As a critical history of the Karnataka Golf Association (KGA) ... More


The “Caddie Question”

Patrick Inglis

in Narrow Fairways: Getting By & Falling Behind in the New India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190664763
eISBN:
9780190664800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190664763.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Urban and Rural Studies

The golf caddies of Bangalore are not employees at the clubs where they work, and yet they must hand over personal identification, sign an attendance register, wear uniforms, attend training ... More


Bobby Jones, Southern Identity, and the Preservation of Privilege

Catherine M. Lewis

in Rooting for the Home Team: Sport, Community, and Identity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037610
eISBN:
9780252094859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037610.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter examines the recent Tiger Woods affair by using 1920s golfing icon Bobby Jones and the sense of southern identity and white privilege that he personified. During the 2010 Masters ... More


Currency

Deirdre Coleman

in Henry Smeathman, the Flycatcher: Natural History, Slavery, and Empire in the Late Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786940537
eISBN:
9781789629132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940537.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Since slaves are the chief currency on the coast, and the Banana islands were an important holding place prior to shipping, Smeathman starts trading in them, revealing in his letters the intertwining ... More


Creating Community: The Developers' Script

Judith Ann Trolander

in From Sun Cities to the Villages: A History of Active Adult, Age-restricted Communities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036045
eISBN:
9780813038988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036045.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This Chapter tells the story of how the developers “scripted” the active adult lifestyle for their communities and got them functioning socially. By 1980, the first communities were reaching ... More


Alternative Service

Roger R. Tamte

in Walter Camp and the Creation of American Football

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041617
eISBN:
9780252050275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041617.003.0048
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

To support the U.S. war effort in April 1917, Camp begins and actively promotes around the country a “Senior Service Corps”—local groups of executives who jointly exercise one hour a day, three days ... More


At rest and play: leisure and sporting activities

Phil Goldstone

in Leeds and its Jewish community: A history

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526123084
eISBN:
9781526144676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526123084.003.0014
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter explodes the myth that while Jews were active in culture and the arts, they were uninterested in sporting pursuits. A comprehensive review is provided of Jewish activity in a range of ... More


After the Ball Is Over, 1893–1895

Thomas Graham

in Mr. Flagler's St. Augustine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049373
eISBN:
9780813050157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049373.003.0016
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In 1894 Flagler renovated his St. Augustine hotels, but the opening of his Royal Poinciana Hotel in Palm Beach diverted winter guests away from St. Augustine. Laura Woodward, one the Ponce de Leon's ... More


Introduction: Sport, Community, and Identity

Daniel A. Nathan

in Rooting for the Home Team: Sport, Community, and Identity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037610
eISBN:
9780252094859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037610.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This book explores the complicated, double-edged process of inclusion and exclusion, of rooting for the home team. It examines the ways different American communities (big cities, small rural towns, ... More


Afterword

Daniel A. Nathan

in Rooting for the Home Team: Sport, Community, and Identity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037610
eISBN:
9780252094859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037610.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This book has explored different sports played at different levels (interscholastic and intercollegiate, professional and pickup) by different kinds of people for different reasons; these include ... More


Anti-Semitism

David Dee

in Sport and British Jewry: Integration, ethnicity and anti-Semitism, 1890–1970

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719087608
eISBN:
9781781704868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087608.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The third chapter analyses the relationship between sport and British anti-Semitism. It illustrates how physical recreation acted both as an arena for discrimination and racism to develop and an ... More


Real Democracy is Found on the Links: African Americans and the Origins of Golf in the United States

Lane Demas

in Game of Privilege: An African American History of Golf

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634227
eISBN:
9781469634241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634227.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter charts the earliest examples of African American involvement with golf, ranging from the eighteenth century to World War I. It argues that black people shaped the American game from its ... More


I Will Take Your Own Golf Stick and Wham the World: Golf and the Postwar Civil Rights Movement

Lane Demas

in Game of Privilege: An African American History of Golf

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634227
eISBN:
9781469634241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634227.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter analyzes key legal battles over golf integration after World War II and the role played by the NAACP and other national civil rights organizations in waging that fight, including leading ... More


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