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Learning to Be Southern and American

John F. Kvach.

in De Bow's Review

November 2013; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 9382 words.

This chapter examines how economic, political, and social changes in early nineteenth-century Charleston, South Carolina, influenced De Bow’s life. Born at a time when financial panic,...

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1931–1939: Japanese Aggression

Tom Buchanan.

in East Wind

April 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 18048 words.

This chapter deals with a period that was dominated by the rise of Japanese aggression against China, beginning with Japan's occupation of Manchuria in 1931, and culminating with the...

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French Soldiers and Their Correspondence: Towards a History of Writing Practices in the First World War

Martyn Lyons.

in French History

March 2003; p ublished online March 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: European History. 0 words.

The years 1914–18 engendered a ‘sudden and irrepressible boulimia’ of letter‐writing, a diluvian outpouring which defied all attempts at administrative control. The massive correspondence...

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The God of Battles

George C. Rable.

in God's Almost Chosen Peoples

November 2010; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 8576 words.

This chapter examines the events that occurred after the death of two beloved colonels in a Texas cavalry regiment. Presbyterian chaplain Robert Franklin Bunting drew the orthodox...

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Prologue to Perdition

Louis A. Pérez.

in Intimations of Modernity

February 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 20774 words.

Chapter five explores the societal backlash against the social and moral changes occurring in Cuban society, especially as it related to the growing presence and agency of women. The...

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November 8, 1960, and Its Aftermath

Edmund F. Kallina.

in Kennedy v. Nixon

September 2010; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 10830 words.

On November 8, 1960, Americans went to the polls. Voter turnout was greater than it had been for any of the great Roosevelt elections of 1932, 1936, and 1940, and it was the highest since...

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The Poet and the President: Abraham Lincoln and Walt Whitman

John Y. Simon, Harold Holzer and Dawn Vogel.

in Lincoln Revisited

May 2007; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 4668 words.

This chapter recreates the mood of the nineteenth-century world in which Abraham Lincoln and Walt Whitman lived and moved; often the success of this effort is dependent upon a single detail...

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The Long Journey from Louisville to Washington, 1835–1857

Elizabeth D. Leonard.

in Lincoln's Forgotten Ally

October 2011; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 19925 words.

This chapter describes how, despite Richard's death, Uncles Daniel and Bob insisted that Holt continue moving forward on the path to political and professional prominence they had mapped...

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Communal Award and After

Jagannath Prasad Misra.

in Madan Mohan Malaviya and the Indian Freedom Movement

February 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 9036 words.

This chapter examines Madan Mohan Malaviya’s disagreement with the Indian National Congress over the Communal Award. Discussions with Congress leaders in the early months of 1934 convinced...

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Europe Falls in Love with Śakuntalā

Michael J. Franklin.

in Orientalist Jones

September 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 13452 words.

This chapter charts the enraptured response of European Romanticism to Jones's translation of Kālidāsa's Śakuntalā. This play utterly changed Europe's conception of India. A revolutionary...

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. Called For and Delivered ~ June 1898–February 1933 ~

Nadine Cohodas.

in Princess Noire

February 2012; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 3859 words.

This chapter discusses the gifts that would turn Eunice Waymon into Nina Simone; they were apparent by the time Nina was three, though the passions, the mood swings, and the ferocious...

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Mobilizing For a Police Action

Steven Casey.

in Selling the Korean War

April 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 13318 words.

As news of battlefield defeats hit home, the administration tried to channel the public debate on how America ought to mobilize in this new, more dangerous phase of the Cold War. The...

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Unwavering Hostility

Lars Schoultz.

in That Infernal Little Cuban Republic

April 2009; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 14605 words.

This chapter focuses on the new Bush administration's assistant secretary of state for Latin America, Bernard Aronson. Aronson was an obscure neoconservative with no knowledge of Spanish,...

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Introduction

James Cameron.

in The Double Game

December 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 4674 words.

The introductory chapter outlines an established consensus that the United States’ shift from a policy of nuclear superiority over the Soviet Union to a policy that emphasized arms control,...

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A Deep Acquaintance with Grief

Lindsey Apple.

in The Family Legacy of Henry Clay

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 8873 words.

While attempting to preserve a nation, Henry Clay endured both the intense criticism of political enemies and family tragedies that would have felled most men. All six Clay daughters died...

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Trek to Nowhere

Gholam R. Afkhami.

in The Life and Times of the Shah

December 2009; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 9571 words.

The shah's decision to leave was hard on his friends and supporters, many of whom believed at the time that if the shah remained, Khomeini would not return to Iran. The decision...

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Virginia Is for Business

Michael Dennis.

in The New Economy and the Modern South

January 2009; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 16423 words.

While a resurgent labor movement made news in a state where unions were supposedly moribund, it was business that dominated the political and social landscape of the 1990s. Although...

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Wednesday, April 17

John Lockwood and Charles Lockwood.

in The Siege of Washington

June 2011; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 8315 words.

This chapter focuses on the surge of support for the Union on April 17, 1861 as President Abraham Lincoln's forces prepared to defend Washington against the Confederacy. The burst of Union...

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Epilogue

John Lockwood and Charles Lockwood.

in The Siege of Washington

June 2011; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 4179 words.

This epilogue focuses on the festive mood in Washington on April 26, 1861 as the threat of a siege by the Confederacy dissipated and volunteer regiments, including the Eighth Massachusetts...

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Slavery in the National Capital

Don E. Fehrenbacher and Ward M. McAfee.

in The Slaveholding Republic

December 2002; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 18033 words.

The mass escape of seventy-six slaves, the story of which is told in this chapter, gave rise to much excitement and a mood of vigilantism in the capital city. The first hasty searches...

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