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Introduction

Robert Wuthnow

in Small-Town America: Finding Community, Shaping the Future

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157207
eISBN:
9781400846498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157207.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book examines why many Americans choose to live in small towns—and what it means to do so. Drawing on in-depth semistructured qualitative interviews with more than 700 people currently living in ... More


You Have to Deal with Everybody: The Inhabitants of Small Towns

Robert Wuthnow

in Small-Town America: Finding Community, Shaping the Future

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157207
eISBN:
9781400846498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157207.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the marks of distinction that residents use to describe social strata in their communities as well as the local expectations that blur these distinctions. To understand how ... More


Conclusions

Anna J. Clark

in Divine Qualities: Cult and Community in Republican Rome

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199226825
eISBN:
9780191710278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226825.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter first draws together conclusions about the range of claims and counter‐claims made about divine qualities during the Republican period by individuals and groups from a range of social ... More


While the City Sleeps

Samm Deighan

in M

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325772
eISBN:
9781800342422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325772.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter scrutinizes the city in Fritz Lang's M, which suggests that the city itself is a product of modernity and is somehow responsible for madness, moral evil, and the existence of a monster ... More


Quacks – all notorious medical impostors?

Tobias B. Hug

in Impostures in Early Modern England: Representations and Perceptions of Fraudulent Identities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079849
eISBN:
9781781702413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079849.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on medical impostors and quacks in early modern England. It explains that quack is the term used to describe someone claiming medical skills or university degrees to gain the ... More


The Emergence of the Second Generation of Adult Comics in Its Political Context

Simone Castaldi

in Drawn and Dangerous: Italian Comics of the 1970s and 1980s

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737493
eISBN:
9781604737776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737493.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter focuses on the second generation of adult comics that was born in the midst of the 1977 student protest movement. This generation was deeply influenced by, and, in turn, influenced the ... More


Wilfred Owen

Guy Cuthbertson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300153002
eISBN:
9780300198553
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300153002.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

One of Britain’s best-known and most loved poets, Wilfred Owen (1893–1918) was killed at age 25 on one of the last days of the First World War, having acted heroically as soldier and officer despite ... More


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