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Pride and Pulchritude: Campus Pageant Politics, 1920–1980

Karen W. Tice

in Queens of Academe: Beauty Pageants and Campus Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199842780
eISBN:
9780199933440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199842780.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter begins with two in-depth case studies of a historically black university and a predominantly white university in the South from the 1920s through the 1980s, to examine generational and ... More


The Student Body

Shaul Stampfer

in Lithuanian Yeshivas of the Nineteenth Century: Creating a Tradition of Learning

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774792
eISBN:
9781800341128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774792.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter turns to the student body. It takes a look at the variety of reasons and considerations which led young men to travel to Volozhin to study at the yeshiva. The chapter then explores the ... More


Early Vietnam Stirrings, Dean Allen's Departure, David Harris's Arrival, and Stanford's First Sit-in

in Stanford in Turmoil: Campus Unrest, 1966–1972

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760799
eISBN:
9780804771016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760799.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Stanford University cooperated with the U.S. government in the preparation for the Vietnam War, mainly by establishing fallout shelters that provided necessities such as food, first aid, and ... More


The Frankenstein of College Athletics

Roger R. Tamte

in Walter Camp and the Creation of American Football

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041617
eISBN:
9780252050275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041617.003.0049
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Football’s growth accelerates after World War I, influenced by increased exposure and participation during the war and by increased and new forms of media coverage. Colleges go on a stadium-building ... More


The Sterling-Terman Era

in Stanford in Turmoil: Campus Unrest, 1966–1972

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760799
eISBN:
9780804771016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760799.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the early 1960s, Stanford University was a peaceful, rural campus known as “the Farm,” in reference to the place where trotting horses were raised by its founder, Senator Leland Stanford. The ... More


The Zhitomir Rabbinical School: New Materials and Perspectives

Efim Melamed

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 14: Focusing on Jews in the Polish Borderlands

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774693
eISBN:
9781800340718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774693.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines the Zhitomir rabbinical school, one of the most controversial institutions in nineteenth-century Jewish life in the tsarist empire. It draws upon the documents of the rabbinical ... More


Jan Kazimierz University 1936–1939: A Memoir

Bronisława Witz-Margulies

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 14: Focusing on Jews in the Polish Borderlands

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774693
eISBN:
9781800340718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774693.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter is a short memoir detailing the history of the Jan Kazimierz University (now L'viv University) prior to the start of World War II. The university community, a microcosm of society at ... More


Barbara Henry, Daniele Menozzi, & Paolo Pezzino (eds), Le vie della libertà: Maestri e discepoli nel ‘laboratorio pisano’ tra il 1938 e il 1943 (Rome, 2008), 297 pp

Judith Goodstein

in History of Universities: Volume XXVI/1

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199652068
eISBN:
9780191804694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199652068.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter reviews the book Le vie della libertà: Maestri e discepoli nel ‘laboratorio pisano’ tra il 1938 e il 1943 (2008), edited by Barbara Henry, Daniele Menozzi, and Paolo Pezzino. The book ... More


“You Must Do Something”

Roger R. Tamte

in Walter Camp and the Creation of American Football

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041617
eISBN:
9780252050275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041617.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Yale’s football team is supported by Yale students through attendance at practices and games and paying subscriptions that help with the team’s costs. To fellow students, Camp seems “in love with the ... More


A Student in Moscow

Harry Haywood and Gwendolyn Midlo Hall

in A Black Communist in the Freedom Struggle: The Life of Harry Haywood

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679058
eISBN:
9781452947686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679058.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In this chapter, Harry Haywood reflects on his time in the Soviet Union, where he was sent in 1926 by the Communist Party of the United States (CPUSA) to which he belonged to train as a ... More


Theology, Divinity, and Sermons

Michael Ledger-Lomas

in The History of Oxford University Press: Volume II: 1780 to 1896

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199543151
eISBN:
9780191772337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543151.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History, Economic History

Theological titles began as a dominant, became a growing, and remained a significant proportion of all titles published on the learned side, and most of these titles were geared to the intellectual ... More


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