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Introduction

Laila Haidarali

in Brown Beauty: Color, Sex, and Race from the Harlem Renaissance to World War II

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479875108
eISBN:
9781479865499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479875108.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book interrogates the multiple meanings of brown as reference to physical complexion in the representation of African American womanhood during the interwar years. It questions how and why color ... More


Fighting for France: Violence in Interwar French Politics

Chris Millington

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780197266274
eISBN:
9780191869204
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266274.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Fighting for France is the first book to examine the violent confrontations between political groups in interwar France. A range of groups at the political extremes employed physical aggression ... More


Natalism, Homosexuality, and the Controversy over Corydon

Jeffrey Merrick

in Homosexuality in Modern France

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195093032
eISBN:
9780199854493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195093032.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the history of homosexuality, natalism, and the controversy surrounding André Gide's book Corydon in France during the early 1900s. It mentions studies indicating that a vast ... More


Brown Beauty: Color, Sex, and Race from the Harlem Renaissance to World War II

Laila Haidarali

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479875108
eISBN:
9781479865499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479875108.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Between the Harlem Renaissance and the end of World War II, a discourse that privileged a representative ideal of brown beauty womanhood emerged as one expression of race, class, and women’s status ... More


The interwar years, 1921–1939

in Demography, State and Society: Irish Migration to Britain, 1921–1971

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237358
eISBN:
9781846317651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317651.004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses Irish migration during the interwar years, which were notable for a fundamental change in the nature of international migration. These years were a period during which ... More


Flourishing in Exile: French Missionaries in Syria and Lebanon under Mandate Rule

Jennifer M. Dueck

in In God’s Empire: French Missionaries and the Modern World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195396447
eISBN:
9780199979318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396447.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Religion, World Modern History

This chapter explores the place of missionaries during the period of French mandate rule over Syria and Lebanon that spanned the decades between two world wars. The Syrian and Lebanese contexts ... More


Government, University, Research, and Radio Industry in Canada

Aitor Anduaga

in Wireless and Empire: Geopolitics, Radio Industry, and Ionosphere in the British Empire, 1918-1939

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199562725
eISBN:
9780191721755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562725.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This chapter shows how a branch-plant industry tradition and geographical and demographic factors strongly influenced the development of radio industry in Canada. While a small group of companies ... More


Tradition: Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach II

Harold James

in Krupp: A History of the Legendary German Firm

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153407
eISBN:
9781400841868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153407.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter details the Krupps' struggles during the aftermath of the war, as the company struggled to find a new role in a state that was reinventing itself dramatically. It describes workplace ... More


Breaking up the jigsaw

Anne Power and John Houghton

in Jigsaw cities: Big places, small spaces

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346599
eISBN:
9781447302636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346599.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the role that housing and urban policy played in sucking out people in the interwar years, leaving decay and squalor behind. It notes that the reality of poverty, squalor, and ... More


Organizing Radio Research in New Zealand

Aitor Anduaga

in Wireless and Empire: Geopolitics, Radio Industry, and Ionosphere in the British Empire, 1918-1939

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199562725
eISBN:
9780191721755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562725.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Like Australia and Canada, New Zealand tried to emulate a similar model of research organization from Britain, the ‘mother country’. But the newly formed DSIR (Department of Scientific and Industrial ... More


‘The Roar of the Underground Railway’: The Making of the Tube in the Interwar Years

in Underground Writing: The London Tube from George Gissing to Virginia Woolf

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312236
eISBN:
9781846315978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315978.004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines the works of fiction related to the London Tube during the interwar years. It investigates how and why modernism engaged with the underground until the beginning of World War II ... More


Horseracing and the British 1919-30

Mike Huggins

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065286
eISBN:
9781781701669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065286.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book provides a detailed consideration of the history of racing in British culture and society, and explores the cultural world of racing during the interwar years. The book shows how racing ... More


Continuities and New Voices

Margery Palmer McCulloch

in Scottish Modernism and its Contexts 1918-1959: Literature, National Identity and Cultural Exchange

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748634743
eISBN:
9780748651900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634743.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses the changes brought to modernist art as a result of the First and Second World Wars, one of which was the contribution of the women writers who became popular during the ... More


Melancholy, modernity and the middlebrow: the twenties and thirties

in Sophistication: A Literary and Cultural History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312328
eISBN:
9781846316111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846312328.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the literary treatment of sophistication during the interwar years. It suggests that the 1920s and 1930s can be considered the Age of Sophistication, because they encapsulate ... More


Introduction

Stephen R. Ortiz

in Beyond the Bonus March and GI Bill: How Veteran Politics Shaped the New Deal Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762134
eISBN:
9780814762561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762134.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter examines the transformation of veteran policies throughout the interwar years, one that paralleled the changes to twentieth-century American liberalism during the same ... More


Department Stores and Downtown Shopping

in A City Consumed: Urban Commerce, the Cairo Fire, and the Politics of Decolonization in Egypt

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781268
eISBN:
9780804782661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781268.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter focuses on shopping, particularly the people who circulated and worked in downtown commercial districts in Egypt and the department stores that anchored them. Close examination of the ... More


Mobilizing Memory: The Great War and the Language of Politics in Colonial Algeria, 1918-1939

Dónal Hassett

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198831686
eISBN:
9780191869549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831686.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History, World Modern History

This book provides the first detailed account of the political legacies of the Great War in colonial Algeria. Drawing on archival and press sources from both sides of the Mediterranean, it traces the ... More


Popular Theater in the Diaspora

Wing Chung Ng

in The Rise of Cantonese Opera

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039119
eISBN:
9780252097096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039119.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter provides an overview on the spread of theater activities in the wake of massive emigration from Guangdong to Southeast Asia and North America from the mid-nineteenth century to the eve ... More


“Unholy and Unchristian Attitude”: Interracial Dialogue in Segregated Spaces, 1920–1937

Betty Livingston Adams

in Black Women's Christian Activism: Seeking Social Justice in a Northern Suburb

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814745465
eISBN:
9781479880324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814745465.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines newly enfranchised black women’s public presence and Christian activism in the interwar years. No longer fighting a Southern problem, they focused their New Negro militancy on ... More


The Scientific Measurement of Merit

Joseph F. Kett

in Merit: The History of a Founding Ideal from the American Revolution to the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451225
eISBN:
9780801467677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451225.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter carries the story of testing from its inception before World War I through the interwar years. By dismembering the individual into sundry traits and attributes—scholarship, industry, ... More


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