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Illusion

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Formed in 1964 in Long Island, New York, USA, the Illusion were a locally popular band in the same ‘blue-eyed soul’ scene that also produced more world-famous bands such as ...

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“Colossal Illusions”

Jon Davidann.

in Hawaii at the Crossroads of the U.S. and Japan before the Pacific War

August 2008; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 12823 words.

This chapter describes the failure of the Institute of Pacific Relations (IPR) to promote mutual understanding and create better relations in the Pacific in the interwar period. There are...

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Instrumental Illusions

Stephen Dodd.

in The Youth of Things

January 2014; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 1167 words.

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Illusion and Disillusion

Peter Duus and Kenji Hasegawa.

in Rediscovering America

January 2011; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 12503 words.

This chapter discusses how the Japanese viewed Americans in the nineteenth century. It notes that of all the foreign powers the Japanese encountered, the United States seemed the most...

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Illusion and Disillusion

Edited by Peter Duus and Kenji Hasegawa.

in Rediscovering America

September 2011; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 12355 words.

This chapter presents five works by Japanese intellectuals who express their disillusion with American culture and democracy. The first is an article by Sugiyama Shigeru entitled “On...

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History without Illusion

Julie Saville.

in Telling Histories

May 2008; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 5051 words.

This chapter tells the story of Julie Saville and how, in one September morning in 2006, she heard enough from her mother to understand that the woman had given her a provocative theme for...

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La Grande IllusionLa Grande Illusion

Keith Reader.

in French Studies

October 2010; p ublished online October 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: European History; European Languages; Literary Studies (European). 657 words.

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Race: The Power of an Illusion

Howard Winant.

in Journal of American History

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: United States History. 600 words.

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A la recherche des ‘Illusions perdues’

Andrew Watts.

in French Studies

October 2005; p ublished online October 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: European History; European Languages; Literary Studies (European). 488 words.

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Merchant of Illusion: James Rouse, America's Salesman of the Businessman's Utopia

Richard Longstreth.

in Journal of American History

June 2005; p ublished online June 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: United States History. 504 words.

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Citizen Spectator: Art, Illusion, and Visual Perception in Early National America

Dell Upton.

in Journal of American History

March 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: United States History. 506 words.

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