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Painting

Christopher Gair

in The American Counterculture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619887
eISBN:
9780748671137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619887.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Unlike the chapter on art in section one, this chapter focuses on figures who do not generally feature in accounts of the history of American Art. It commences with a look at the role of artists ... More


Enlarging the Faith Books and the Marketing of Liberal Religion in a Consumer Culture

Matthew S. Hedstrom

in The Rise of Liberal Religion: Book Culture and American Spirituality in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195374490
eISBN:
9780199979141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374490.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The first major event in the modernization of religious publishing in the twentieth century was the Religious Book Week of the 1920s, an initiative spearheaded by Frederic Melcher and the National ... More


The Poster Children of Pakistan

Jamal J. Elias

in Alef Is for Allah: Childhood, Emotion, and Visual Culture in Islamic Societies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520290075
eISBN:
9780520964402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290075.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter focuses on the visual representation of children in the religious poster arts of Pakistan. As in the previous chapter, it locates the representation of childhood within the history of ... More


Inventing Interfaith: The Wartime Reading Campaign of the National Conference of Christians and Jews

Matthew S. Hedstrom

in The Rise of Liberal Religion: Book Culture and American Spirituality in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195374490
eISBN:
9780199979141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374490.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The notion of a shared Judeo-Christian national identity became a defining feature of American public life in the war and postwar years. The U.S. government called upon a private interfaith ... More


Toy Guns and the Real Dead in Iran

Jamal J. Elias

in Alef Is for Allah: Childhood, Emotion, and Visual Culture in Islamic Societies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520290075
eISBN:
9780520964402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290075.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter follows the pattern of the previous two: it begins with a brief history of education and religion in modern Iran in order to situate the discussion of representations of childhood in the ... More


Religious Reading Mobilized: The Book Programs of World War II

Matthew S. Hedstrom

in The Rise of Liberal Religion: Book Culture and American Spirituality in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195374490
eISBN:
9780199979141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374490.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

World War II pushed the American middle class in new directions religiously. For decades liberal Protestants had been working to craft a modern, nonsectarian spirituality, a faith suitable for an ... More


“You then”: Three Guineas, the Spanish Civil War, and the Challenge of Total War (Abstract of Plenary Address)

Jessica Berman

in Woolf and the City

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780984259830
eISBN:
9781781382226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780984259830.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter explores some examples of photography, poster art, and film from the Spanish Civil War and their implications for reading Woolf's Three Guineas (1938). These aesthetic responses from ... More


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