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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


How Kentucky Became Southern: A Tale of Outlaws, Horse Thieves, Gamblers, and Breeders

Maryjean Wall

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126050
eISBN:
9780813135410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126050.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The conflicts of the Civil War continued long after the conclusion of the war: jockeys and Thoroughbreds took up the fight on the racetrack. A border state with a shifting identity, Kentucky was ... More


Shreveport Sounds in Black and White

Kip Lornell and Tracey E. W. Laird (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110416
eISBN:
9781604733037
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110416.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

To borrow words from Stan “The Record Man” Lewis, Shreveport, Louisiana, is one of America’s most important “regional-sound cities.” Its musical distinctiveness has been shaped by individuals and ... More


Introduction: A New Jerusalem in the Caribbean Sea

Francio Guadeloupe

in Chanting Down the New Jerusalem: Calypso, Christianity, and Capitalism in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520254886
eISBN:
9780520942639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254886.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter introduces the island of Saint Martin/Sint Maarten (SMX), where more than eighty nationalities live. It describes the island, which is separated into the French side (called Saint ... More


Performing Identities on Saint Martin and Sint Maarten

Francio Guadeloupe

in Chanting Down the New Jerusalem: Calypso, Christianity, and Capitalism in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520254886
eISBN:
9780520942639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254886.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter clarifies the relationship between the newcomers and the locals. It centers on the small segment of the population that claims autochthony and tries to understand the skillful use of ... More


Jockeys, trainers and the micro-world of the stable

Mike Huggins

in Horseracing and the British 1919-30

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065286
eISBN:
9781781701669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065286.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The top jockeys and trainers, often working-class in origin, enjoyed a middle-class income often equalling that of lawyers or doctors. Within racing's social elite, trainers and jockeys were often ... More


The Prince of Jockeys: The Life of Isaac Burns Murphy

Pellom McDaniels III

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813142715
eISBN:
9780813144276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142715.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The Prince of Jockeys: The Life of Isaac Burns Murphy explores the extraordinary life and career of one of the nineteenth century's most important exemplars of African American potentiality. Murphy ... More


The Streak

Peter Lee

in Spectacular Bid: The Last Superhorse of the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177809
eISBN:
9780813177816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177809.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

After being beaten by Affirmed, Bid wins one more race as a three-year-old and then tears through his four-year-old season, winning every race en route to an undefeated season and a ten-race winning ... More


[Page 162] Chapter XII.

Solomon Northup

in Twelve Years a Slave: Narrative of Solomon Northup, a Citizen of New-York, Kidnapped in Washington City in 1841, and Rescued in 1853

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807869437
eISBN:
9781469602806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869444_northup.15
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on Edwin Epps, a large, portly, heavybodied man with light hair, high cheek bones, and a Roman nose of extraordinary dimensions. He had blue eyes, a fair complexion, and was six ... More


The Life and Times of Dandy Don Logan

Don Logan

in Shreveport Sounds in Black and White

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110416
eISBN:
9781604733037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110416.003.0022
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter describes DJ Don Logan’s experiences with Shreveport radio and record companies from the late 1950s into the early 1970s. It Logan’s reflections on the symbiotic relationships between ... More


Into the Bluegrass

Pellom McDaniels III

in The Prince of Jockeys: The Life of Isaac Burns Murphy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813142715
eISBN:
9780813144276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142715.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter covers the beginning of America and the philosophical choice made by the architects of American democracy to support the institution of slavery as necessary for the building of the ... More


Learning to Ride and Taking Flight 1875–1880

Pellom McDaniels III

in The Prince of Jockeys: The Life of Isaac Burns Murphy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813142715
eISBN:
9780813144276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142715.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter establishes the beginning of Isaac Murphy's career as a jockey, as well as his relationships with Thoroughbred owners. It covers the development of horse racing as one of America's ... More


A Pageantry of Woe 1896

Pellom McDaniels III

in The Prince of Jockeys: The Life of Isaac Burns Murphy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813142715
eISBN:
9780813144276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142715.003.0010
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter presents the end of Isaac Murphy's life and the reverence his peers and the Lexington community had for him. It accounts for the sense of loss that descended on the city with his passing.


Doubtful Marriage

in Monstrous Adversary: The Life of Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236788
eISBN:
9781846313592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236788.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter focuses on the second marriage of John de Vere, the 16th Earl of Oxford to Margery Golding. The marriage was recorded in the parish register of St Andrew in the village of Belchamp St ... More


Narratives of Race and Racehorses in the Art of Edward Troye

Jessica Dallow

in Equestrian Cultures: Horses, Human Society, and the Discourse of Modernity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226583044
eISBN:
9780226589657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226589657.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Horses often inhabited privileged places on nineteenth-century farms and plantations because of their unique skills, stamina, speed, and choice bloodlines. In turn they required specialized handling ... More


Appetite

Christopher Eccleston

in Embodied: The psychology of physical sensation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198727903
eISBN:
9780191814099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727903.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The physical sense of being motivated to consume—to eat and drink—are explored; in particular, the sense of how appetite is regulated, influenced by external information, controlled, and failed to be ... More


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