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The New Cultural History

Lynn Hunt (ed.)

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520064287
eISBN:
9780520908925
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520064287.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

Across the humanities and the social sciences, disciplinary boundaries have come into question as scholars have acknowledged their common preoccupations with cultural phenomena ranging from rituals ... More


Epilogue

Burnis R. Morris

in Carter G. Woodson: History, the Black Press, and Public Relations

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814074
eISBN:
9781496814111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814074.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Evidence of Carter G. Woodson’s influence is abundant. At the opening ceremony for the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., on September 24, 2016, Congressman ... More


Madam C. J. Walker and African American Philanthropy in the Twenty-First Century

Tyrone McKinley Freeman

in Madam C. J. Walker's Gospel of Giving: Black Women's Philanthropy during Jim Crow

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043451
eISBN:
9780252052330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043451.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

The epilogue examines the presence of Walker’s style of giving among African American donors of the twenty-first century, from Oprah Winfrey to the millions of black churchwomen, clubwomen, and ... More


Introduction: Birth of a Public

Susan Herbst

in A Troubled Birth: The 1930s and American Public Opinion

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226812915
eISBN:
9780226813073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226813073.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter introduces the primary themes and arguments of the book—anti-intellectual currents in American history, the passivity of publics, and the importance of broadcast technology in the 1930s. ... More


Legendary Chamorro Strength: Skeletal Embodiment and the Boundaries of Interpretation

Ann L. W. Stodder and Ann M. Palkovich

in The Bioarchaeology of Individuals

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813038070
eISBN:
9780813043135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038070.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter is about a prehistoric Chamorro man from the island of Tinian whose osteobiography suggests that he was a stone worker-one of the elite masons who constructed the huge latte stone sets ... More


Homeric Books and Hellenistic Culture in the World of the Sages

Yaacov Shavit

in Athens in Jerusalem: Classical Antiquity and Hellenism in the Making of the Modern Secular Jew

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774259
eISBN:
9781800340879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774259.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

This chapter explores three different issues: how familiar the Sages were with Greek culture and through which agents of culture they learned about it, to what extent they were influenced by it or ... More


Culture and Social Work: Alejandra Pallamar & Sanjee Dahal

Alejandra Pallamar and Sanjee Dahal

in Applied Cross-Cultural Data Analysis for Social Work

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190888510
eISBN:
9780190888527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190888510.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice, Communities and Organizations

In this chapter, we investigate the concepts of culture and explore the role that culture plays in contemporary social work practice. This chapter highlights the historical construction of the ... More


Friedrich Max Müller and the Sacred Books of the East

Arie L. Molendijk

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198784234
eISBN:
9780191826832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198784234.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions, Hinduism

The edition of the fifty massive volumes of the Sacred Books of the East (1879–1910) was one of the most ambitious and daring editorial projects of late Victorian scholarship. The German-born ... More


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