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America’s Cultural Revolution in Transnational Perspective

Leora Auslander.

in The Oxford Handbook of the American Revolution

December 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Article. Subjects: History; United States History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Social and Cultural History. 10076 words.

Through their successfully waged war and also by their novel political strategies, eighteenth-century North Americans seeking home rule made history. By systematically organizing around a...

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Asian American Education History

Eileen H. Tamura.

in The Oxford Handbook of Asian American History

April 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: History; Social and Cultural History; United States History. 7011 words.

Because of the small field of educational history, the relatively small population of Asian American youths who grew up before 1970, and the nature of education being part of a larger...

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Asian Immigration

Madeline Hsu.

in The Oxford Handbook of American Immigration and Ethnicity

August 2016; p ublished online October 2013 .

Article. Subjects: History; United States History; Social and Cultural History. 6655 words.

Global patterns of labor markets, trade, international relations, and war have contributed to the complicated heterogeneity of Asian American populations and history. Although often coded...

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Assimilation in the Past and Present

Richard Alba.

in The Oxford Handbook of American Immigration and Ethnicity

August 2016; p ublished online August 2014 .

Article. Subjects: History; United States History; Social and Cultural History. 6647 words.

The notion of assimilation by immigrant groups remains beset by conceptual confusion. An examination of the way that assimilation developed in the American past, especially in the period...

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The Atlantic Northeast

Neal Salisbury.

in The Oxford Handbook of American Indian History

May 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Article. Subjects: History; United States History; Oral History; Social and Cultural History. 10763 words.

The Atlantic Northeast emerged as a distinctive region between the eleventh and fifteenth centuries. Its largest tribal groupings were the Abenaki, Mi’kmaq, Penobscot, and other Wabanaki...

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Ethnicity, Race, and Religion beyond Protestant, Catholic, and Jewish Whites

R. Stephen Warner.

in The Oxford Handbook of American Immigration and Ethnicity

August 2016; p ublished online September 2014 .

Article. Subjects: History; United States History; Social and Cultural History. 10369 words.

As argued by Will Herberg in the 1950s, religion remains a key to the incorporation of minority groups in America, notwithstanding—indeed, precisely because of—the fact that post-1965...

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Gender, Sexuality, and Family History

Brenda Child.

in The Oxford Handbook of American Indian History

May 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Article. Subjects: United States History; Gender and Sexuality; Social and Cultural History. 7354 words.

In 1939, an Ojibwe woman named Naynaabeak was involved in a conflict that shows some of the complexities that American Indians experienced throughout the history of settler colonialism in...

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History of Sport and Religion in the United States and Britain

Amy Koehlinger.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sports History

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Article. Subjects: United States History; British History; Social and Cultural History. 7627 words.

This chapter surveys scholarly writing about the intersection of religion and sport in the United States and Britain. It reviews the dominant historiography of works on religion and...

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Immigration, Medical Regulation, and Eugenics

Wendy Kline.

in The Oxford Handbook of American Immigration and Ethnicity

August 2016; p ublished online August 2014 .

Article. Subjects: History; United States History; Social and Cultural History. 6669 words.

In the late nineteenth century, as fears of contamination latched onto eugenic anxieties about racial degeneration, the medical regulation of foreigners attempting to enter the United...

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Immigration, Race, and Ethnicity in American Film

Steven Carr.

in The Oxford Handbook of American Immigration and Ethnicity

August 2016; p ublished online October 2014 .

Article. Subjects: History; United States History; Social and Cultural History. 5323 words.

The rise of the American motion picture corresponds to the influx of immigrants from Eastern and Southern Europe. Just as many of these immigrants initially settled in East Coast and...

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