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Delarivier Manley's Public Representations

Paula McDowell

in The Women of Grub Street: Press, Politics, and Gender in the London Literary Marketplace 1678-1730

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198183952
eISBN:
9780191674143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183952.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 18th-century Literature

By 1714, when she pretended to renounce politics as ‘not the business of a Woman’, Delarivier Manley was a recognized force as a political writer. In 1709, she was arrested for The New Atalantis, ... More


Haya de la Torre and the Pursuit of Power in Twentieth-Century Peru and Latin America

Iñigo García-Bryce

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469636573
eISBN:
9781469636634
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636573.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Like Fidel Castro and Che Guevara, Peruvian Víctor Raúl Haya de la Torre (1895–1979) was one of Latin America’s key revolutionary leaders, well known across national boundaries. This political ... More


American Propaganda Films

in Capturing the German Eye: American Visual Propaganda in Occupied Germany

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226301693
eISBN:
9780226301716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226301716.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes the Hollywood films as American propaganda. Hollywood films became a tool of anti-Soviet propaganda. The evolution of the American film program reflects the existence of ... More


The Global Governance of Mass Media Content

Cees J. Hamelink

in Governing Global Electronic Networks: International Perspectives on Policy and Power

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262042512
eISBN:
9780262271936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262042512.003.0211
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This chapter examines the global governance battles over traditional mass media and the timeless disputes between governments trying to strike a balance between the need to protect their citizens ... More


Indalecio Prieto Challenges the PCE

Burnett Bolloten

in The Spanish Civil War: Revolution and Counterrevolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624464
eISBN:
9781469624488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624464.003.0051
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter looks at the ways in which Indalecio Prieto had challenged the Communist predominance in state politics and the army. Although he had allied himself with the Communists against Largo ... More


Introduction

Rui Zhang

in The Cinema of Feng Xiaogang: Commercialization and Censorship in Chinese Cinema after 1989

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098855
eISBN:
9789882207523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098855.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Feng Xiaogang is regarded as the most successful commercial film director since the middle of the 1990s. His films were so popular that they even surpassed imported Hollywood blockbusters at the box ... More


Conclusion

Russel Lemmons

in Hitlers Rival: Ernst Thälmann in Myth and Memory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813140902
eISBN:
9780813141312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813140902.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Lemmons concludes that the political propaganda of German communism, which relied so heavily on the antifascism myth and the Thälmann legend, was ultimately a failure. Lemmons questions the longevity ... More


To Sell a War: Flags, Lies, and Tragedy

Vibeke Schou Tjalve

in Eastwood's Iwo Jima: Critical Engagements with Flags of Our Fathers and Letters from Iwo Jima

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165655
eISBN:
9780231850438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165655.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter challenges the modern Western assumption that to “sell a war” the public opinion must be fed flags, lies, and idealizations and places World War II films within contemporary politics. ... More


Radical Hollywood and Poland

M. B. B. Biskupski

in Hollywood’s War with Poland 1939–1945

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125596
eISBN:
9780813135335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125596.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) traced the Communist International's (Comintern) determination to establish a presence in American films to articles by Willi Münzenberg in the Daily Worker ... More


Politics and Leisure: The Italian American Radical Stage

Marcella Bencivenni

in Italian Immigrant Radical Culture: The Idealism of the Sovversivi in the United States, 1890-1940

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791035
eISBN:
9780814723180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791035.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter looks at the sovversivi's most popular and effective of these recreational activities: the radical stage. Focusing on several plays that have survived, it discusses the use of drama as a ... More


What is social policy?

Pete Alcock

in Welfare and wellbeing: Richard Titmuss's contribution to social policy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342997
eISBN:
9781447304203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342997.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter looks at the term ‘social policy’ and asks a good many questions about it. It considers various definitions of associated concepts and categorised labels: social administration, social ... More


Legitimizing Napkin Drawing: The Curious Dispersion of Laffer Curves, 1978–2008

Yann Giraud

in Representation in Scientific Practice Revisited

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262525381
eISBN:
9780262319157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262525381.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The Laffer curve is a graphical representation of how government revenues vary with the level of taxation. Allegedly, it was first drawn on a cocktail napkin by one of US President Ronald Reagan’s ... More


On How to Tell a Revolution: Alsino y el cóndor

Robert Dash and Patricia Varas

in Storytelling in World Cinemas: Contexts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163378
eISBN:
9780231850254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163378.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the film, Alsino y el condor (1982), by Miguel Littín, within the context of an encroaching US hegemony and the struggles of the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) in ... More


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