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The Future: A Conclusion

Keith Garebian

in The Making of Cabaret

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199732494
eISBN:
9780199894482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732494.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Popular

The conclusion speculates on the possibilities for future reinterpretations of Cabaret following Harold Prince's groundbreaking first production that represented a new musical form because it began ... More


A Uniquely American Epic: Intimacy and Action, Tenderness and Violence in Sam Peckinpah's The Wild Bunch

Michael Bliss (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178141
eISBN:
9780813178134
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178141.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Widely acknowledged as a highly innovative film, Sam Peckinpah’s The Wild Bunch was released in 1969. From the outset, the movie was considered controversial because of its powerful, graphic, and ... More


 Act II

David Domke and Kevin Coe

in The God Strategy: How Religion Became a Political Weapon in America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195326413
eISBN:
9780199870431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326413.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes a key moment that signaled a shift in America's new religious politics: a 2006 event at the famous pastor Rick Warren's church that featured Republican Senator Sam Brownback ... More


The Nature of the Regime

WILLIAM DUSINBERRE

in Slavemaster President: The Double Career of James Polk

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195326031
eISBN:
9780199868308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326031.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Polk was a product of the entrepreneurial, fast-developing society of middle Tennessee. His father, Sam Polk, his father's cousin Colonel William Polk, and James Polk's brother-in-law James Walker ... More


Texas and the Mexican War

WILLIAM DUSINBERRE

in Slavemaster President: The Double Career of James Polk

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195326031
eISBN:
9780199868308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326031.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Polk's grandfather Ezekiel, his father, Sam, and the president himself had all established slave plantations on the westward-moving frontier; and the expansion of plantation slavery into Texas held ... More


Localism Revived: Three Studies of National-Local Relations in Israel

Alex Weingrod

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry: XI: Values, Interests, and Identity: Jews and Politics in a Changing World

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195103311
eISBN:
9780199854585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195103311.003.0014
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter explores three books on national–local relations in Israel. These are Sam N. Lehman-Wilzig's Wildfire: Grassroots Revolts in Israel in the Post-Socialist Era, Shlomo Hasson's Urban ... More


The Aramaean States 1

Trevor Bryce

in The World of The Neo-Hittite Kingdoms: A Political and Military History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199218721
eISBN:
9780191739101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218721.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Ancient Religions

The Iron Age Aramaean states played a very significant role in the history and civilization of the Neo-Hittite kingdoms. This chapter provides an overview of the history and various aspects of the ... More


Stealing the Gold: A celebration of the pioneering physics of Sam Edwards

David Sherrington

Paul Goldbart and Nigel Goldenfeld (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198528531
eISBN:
9780191713415
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528531.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The collection of trails blazed by Sam Edwards during half a century of fundamental research in theoretical physics is truly astonishing. He led theoretical physics into uncharted territories from ... More


The Effortlessness of Informed Design

Solly Angel

in The Tale of the Scale: An Odyssey of Invention

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195158687
eISBN:
9780199849826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158687.003.0019
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

In the fall of 1993, the incubator scale problem that Shekel had posed months earlier completed its incubation period and demanded attention at an opportune moment. The Shekel affair was over by ... More


Lincoln Everlasting

Merrill D. Peterson

in Lincoln in American Memory

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195096453
eISBN:
9780199853939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195096453.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses the legacy left by Abraham Lincoln after his death. The author touches on Lincolnography and Lincolnology of scholars. The author also describes a new and improved Lincoln ... More


The House in Sam Rayburn’s Time

Nelson W. Polsby

in How Congress Evolves: Social Bases of Institutional Change

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182965
eISBN:
9780199850235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182965.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Sam Rayburn became Speaker of the House of Representatives in 1940. He was widely recognized as one of the all-time great figures in congressional history. But Rayburn’s career wasn't all smooth ... More


I Fight for a Living: Boxing and the Battle for Black Manhood, 1880-1915

Louis Moore

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041341
eISBN:
9780252099946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041341.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

At its heart, I Fight for a Living is a book about black men who came of age in the Reconstruction and early Jim Crow era--a time when the remaking of white manhood was at its most intense, placing ... More


Professional Winners and Professional Losers

Daniel Kremer

in Sidney J. Furie: Life and Films

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813165967
eISBN:
9780813166742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165967.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Furie is hired by the new regime at Paramount and takes Brad Dexter along with him. There, they form Furie Productions and are handed “The Sam Sheppard Murder Trial” as their first film project. ... More


“America’s Greatest Show”: The Music Box Revues, 1921–24

Jeffrey Magee

in Irving Berlin's American Musical Theater

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195398267
eISBN:
9780199933358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398267.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

When Berlin teamed up with producer Sam H. Harris in 1920, the partnership launched a new theater called the Music Box and a series of revues named after it. The Music Box Revues carved out a unique ... More


Mother Earth: The Near Impossibility of a Public

Laurie L. Patton

in Who Owns Religion?: Scholars and Their Publics in the Late Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226649344
eISBN:
9780226676036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226676036.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter reviews the controversies of the 1980s and 1990s. It talks about Sam Gill who wrote a book called Mother Earth: An American Story in 1987. Gill argues that the basic idea of Mother Earth ... More


Militant Modern Atheism

Kitcher Philip

in Preludes to Pragmatism: Toward a Reconstruction of Philosophy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199899555
eISBN:
9780199980154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899555.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter considers blunt naturalism more directly, as it has emerged recently in the writings of Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens, Sam Harris, and Daniel Dennett. It argues that the militant ... More


Reincarnations and Revisions

Keith Garebian

in The Making of Cabaret

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199732494
eISBN:
9780199894482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732494.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter examines radical reinterpretations of the musical: Harold Prince's 1968 London version that was bedeviled by troublesome stage technology as well as the misplaced expectations of the ... More


Introduction: The Wild Bunch at Fifty

Michael Bliss (ed.)

in A Uniquely American Epic: Intimacy and Action, Tenderness and Violence in Sam Peckinpah's The Wild Bunch

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178141
eISBN:
9780813178134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178141.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The book’s introduction outlines the major reasons why The Wild Bunch is an important film, describes other films from the 1960s that acted as precedents for the film, and briefly tells the reader ... More


The Home Front

Harlow Robinson

in Lewis Milestone: Life and Films

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178332
eISBN:
9780813178349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178332.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The main theme is Milestone’s World War II film work. After a consideration of his two pre-War romantic comedies Lucky Partners and My Life with Caroline, both starring Ronald Colman, attention turns ... More


1940

Anthony Slide

in "It's the Pictures That Got Small": Charles Brackett on Billy Wilder and Hollywood's Golden Age

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167086
eISBN:
9780231538220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167086.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In these diary entries written between January and October 1940, Hollywood screenwriter Charles Brackett lists his activities: listening to Jacques Théry go over and over various storylines; meeting ... More


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