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Inextricably Linked: Joe Louis and Max Schmeling Revisited

C. Oren Renick and Joel Nathan Rosen

in Fame to Infamy: Race, Sport, and the Fall from Grace

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737516
eISBN:
9781604737523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737516.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter discusses how boxers Joe Louis and Max Schmeling were used by their respective races. In 1936, the two fought in a boxing match filled with underlying political subtext: Louis for the ... More


Elephants and Mughals, Contraltos and G-Strings: How Elgar Got His Englishness

Nalini Ghuman

in Resonances of the Raj: India in the English Musical Imagination,1897-1947

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199314898
eISBN:
9780199372959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199314898.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines Elgar’s masque, The Crown of India – produced at the London Coliseum in 1912 to represent the imperial Darbār/Durbar of George V—against the spectacular failure (announced at ... More


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