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Radical Gotham: Anarchism in New York City from Schwab's Saloon to Occupy Wall Street

Tom Goyens (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252041051
eISBN:
9780252099595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041051.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

New York City's identity as a cultural and artistic center, as a point of arrival for millions of immigrants sympathetic to anarchist ideas, and as a hub of capitalism made the city a unique and ... More


LIBBY LARSEN (b. 1950)Songs From Letters: Calamity Jane to Her Daughter Janey, 1880–1902 (1989): Text adapted by the composer from Calamity Jane’s letters

Jane Manning

in Vocal Repertoire for the Twenty-First Century, Volume 1: Works Written Before 2000

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780199391028
eISBN:
9780199391073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199391028.003.0045
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Popular

This chapter studies Libby Larsen’s work. It shows that her forthright, accessible style is flexible enough to allow for a sensitive response to words, and a close identification with the subject ... More


“The Coney Island Crowd”: The Phonograph and Popular Recordings before World War I

William Howland Kenney

in Recorded Music in American Life: The Phonograph and Popular Memory, 1890-1945

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195171778
eISBN:
9780199849789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171778.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

In the 1890s, before the phonograph industry had time to establish what became in to the teenagers of the following century a tidy facade of domestic bourgeois respectability, another largely ... More


Substitutes for the Saloon, Schools, and Suffrage

Joan C. Tonn

in Mary P. Follett: Creating Democracy, Transforming Management

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300096217
eISBN:
9780300128024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300096217.003.0011
Subject:
History, Political History

A project sponsored by Mary P. Follett's suffrage committee on the “Question of the Saloon” was the beginning of her involvement in a national movement for education centers. While every late ... More


Introduction: Colette's Breast

Toni Bentley

in Sisters of Salome

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090390
eISBN:
9780300127256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090390.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This introductory chapter first describes the author's inspiration for writing this book, namely the image of French novelist Sidonie Gabrielle Colette's left breast, which symbolized something that ... More


Prohibition and Its Aftermath

Hudson Cattell

in Wines of Eastern North America: From Prohibition to the Present-A History and Desk Reference

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451980
eISBN:
9780801469008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451980.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the Prohibition in the United States and Canada. In the United States, concern about the drinking of hard liquor led to the first state prohibitory law in Maine in 1851, which ... More


Visual Desire: Love, Lust, and Virtual Reality

Amy K. DeFalco Lippert

in Consuming Identities: Visual Culture in Nineteenth-Century San Francisco

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190268978
eISBN:
9780190877026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190268978.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Cultural History

In nineteenth-century urban America, visual culture intertwined with and amplified a thriving sex industry. Long before the escapades of Civil War soldiers, the “wide-open” climate of gold rush ... More


The Democratization of Entertainment: The Concert Saloons

David Monod

in The Soul of Pleasure: Sentiment and Sensation in Nineteenth-Century American Mass Entertainment

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702389
eISBN:
9781501703997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702389.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter claims that the entertainment revolution of the 1840s occurred because new types of shows were mounted in new types of playhouses for a new type of spectator. Melodrama and vaudeville ... More


Any Dodge Is Fair to Raise a Good Sensation: The Danger and Promise of Sensationalism

David Monod

in The Soul of Pleasure: Sentiment and Sensation in Nineteenth-Century American Mass Entertainment

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702389
eISBN:
9781501703997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702389.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter narrates the rampage of the “two human butchers” after going to a concert saloon. Both were “brutes” who had been aroused by drink and sexual desire to violence. After the event, concert ... More


Art with the Effervescence of Ginger Beer: The Creation of Vaudeville

David Monod

in The Soul of Pleasure: Sentiment and Sensation in Nineteenth-Century American Mass Entertainment

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702389
eISBN:
9781501703997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702389.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter presents the account of Tony Pastor, “the first man to put into practice a theory, that of giving a clean performance, eliminating all objectionable and obscene language and action, so ... More


Spectacle and Nostalgia on the Road: Traveling Shows

David Monod

in The Soul of Pleasure: Sentiment and Sensation in Nineteenth-Century American Mass Entertainment

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702389
eISBN:
9781501703997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702389.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the account of Billy Kersands, who ranked among the most popular performing artists in the 1870s. His special gifts—a spectacularly large mouth, a stentorian voice, nimble feet, ... More


Prohibition and Federalism: The Road to the Sheppard Amendment

Sean Beienburg

in Prohibition, the Constitution, and States' Rights

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226631943
eISBN:
9780226632278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226632278.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter summarizes the understandings of federalism which anchored the American political order since the time of the Founding, discussing its major controversies in early American history such ... More


Ratifying and Implementing II (1918–21): The Northeast

Sean Beienburg

in Prohibition, the Constitution, and States' Rights

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226631943
eISBN:
9780226632278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226632278.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In the Northeast, where opposition to prohibition was most intense, governors and state legislators fiercely debated the extent to which states’ rights enabled states to choose how to enforce the ... More


The Dry Tide Recedes (1922–23)

Sean Beienburg

in Prohibition, the Constitution, and States' Rights

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226631943
eISBN:
9780226632278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226632278.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Prohibitionist strength reached its apex in 1922 and 1923, as the Anti-Saloon League and its allies convinced most American politicians that their oaths to the Constitution required state enforcement ... More


Constitutional Obligations (1923–24)

Sean Beienburg

in Prohibition, the Constitution, and States' Rights

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226631943
eISBN:
9780226632278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226632278.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The formerly wet Warren Harding increasingly felt obligated to shore up prohibition enforcement on grounds of constitutional fidelity. However, his death elevated Calvin Coolidge, a ... More


Taking Alcohol to the People of the States (1925–28)

Sean Beienburg

in Prohibition, the Constitution, and States' Rights

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226631943
eISBN:
9780226632278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226632278.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

With the Anti-Saloon League having demonstrated its strength in leveraging both electoral and intellectual support for prohibition enforcement by elected officials, the Association Against the ... More


Brothels and Prostitution in the American West

Rebecca Yamin and Donna J. Seifert

in The Archaeology of Prostitution and Clandestine Pursuits

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813056456
eISBN:
9780813058252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056456.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter reviews studies of the archaeology of brothels and prostitution in the American West. Early studies considered the material culture of the brothel and the saloon, partner institutions in ... More


An “Unscrupulous Jewish Type of Mind”: Jewish Alcohol Entrepreneurs and Their Critics

Marni Davis

in Jews and Booze: Becoming American in the Age of Prohibition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720288
eISBN:
9780814744093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720288.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter explains the emergence of a toxic image of the Jewish alcohol purveyor—a new iteration of the image of the Jewish economic villain in the United States. It discusses how political and ... More


“Talking against a Stonewall”: The High License Consensus (1888–1897)

Sabine N. Meyer

in We Are What We Drink: The Temperance Battle in Minnesota

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039355
eISBN:
9780252097409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039355.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines the emergence of a High License consensus in Minnesota during the period 1888–1897. In the decade after the passage of the High License Law, there was an almost complete ... More


“Putting on the Lid”: The Anti-Saloon League and Its Impact on the Dry Movement (1898–1915)

Sabine N. Meyer

in We Are What We Drink: The Temperance Battle in Minnesota

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039355
eISBN:
9780252097409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039355.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines the Anti-Saloon League's (ASL) impact on the temperance movement in Minnesota during the period 1898–1915. The turn of the century witnessed a nationwide expansion of temperance ... More


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