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community of communities

Overview page. Subjects: History of the Americas.

One of the slogans of Joe Clark's successful campaign for the prime minister's office in 1979. Extensive polling had indicated that the Progressive Conservatives needed to develop an aura...

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Communities of Reciprocal Knowledge

Mérida M. Rúa.

in A Grounded Identidad

July 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 5402 words.

This chapter explores issues of power in the relationship of the scholar and the community of study as well as the promises and limits of “native” research. It contends that scholars must...

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A Community of Labor

Sharon McConnell-Sidorick.

in Silk Stockings and Socialism

April 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 12931 words.

This chapter is an introduction to the community, culture, and class relations of Greater Kensington. It delineates its history, the development of industries and institutions, the...

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The Demise of Community

Amy Hill Shevitz.

in Jewish Communities on the Ohio River

August 2007; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 7537 words.

This chapter discusses the slow demise of the Jewish community during the latter half of the twentieth century. It was during this time when the United States was undergoing a remarkable...

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In Search of Work and Community

Marcia Walker-McWilliams.

in Reverend Addie Wyatt

October 2016; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 14198 words.

This chapter continues the exploration of the themes of family, faith, and experiences of racism and economic poverty but within the context of Addie Wyatt's nascent marriage to her...

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Ministering in Communities of Struggle

Elizabeth Fones-Wolf and Ken Fones-Wolf.

in Struggle for the Soul of the Postwar South

March 2015; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 15680 words.

This chapter examines how ministers understood their responsibility and conveyed that to their congregations. For hundreds of southern preachers, a choice had to be made when the Congress...

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The Layered Communities of Mexican Cotton Textile Workers

in Revolution within the Revolution

April 2008; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 13572 words.

Cotton textile workers lived in textile communities, mill towns, factory housing, and working-class neighborhoods that facilitated an easy communication among them. This chapter describes...

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Baptism, Marriage, and the Formation of Sacred Communities

Sherwin K. Bryant.

in Rivers of Gold, Lives of Bondage

June 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 13237 words.

This chapter looks at slave marriage and their family lives, and the formation of sacred communities in the region. Religious governance was by skin color, giving black people a social life...

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Transatlantic Religion and the Boundaries of Community

Benjamin Bryce.

in To Belong in Buenos Aires

January 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 10913 words.

This chapter argues that denominational identities influenced how German-speaking Lutherans and Catholics in Argentina understood the boundaries of community and their sense of belonging in...

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Drinkin’ and Carryin’ On in Search of Community

Jerry T. Watkins.

in Queering the Redneck Riviera

April 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 8106 words.

Before market forces created recognizable sites of gay and lesbian community, some queer Floridians leveraged their race and class privileges to create or gain access to spaces in order to...

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The Influence of the Counterculture, Community, and State

Shelley Alden Brooks.

in Big Sur

October 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 11038 words.

During the counter-culture era of the 1960s and early 1970s, Big Sur became a magnet for hippies, back-to-the-land activists, and New Age visitors exploring the mind-expanding retreats at...

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community of communities

Overview page. Subjects: History of the Americas.

One of the slogans of Joe Clark's successful campaign for the prime minister's office in 1979. Extensive polling had indicated that the Progressive Conservatives needed to develop an aura...

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The East European Immigration and the Reconfiguration of Community

Amy Hill Shevitz.

in Jewish Communities on the Ohio River

August 2007; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 9091 words.

This chapter discusses the immigration of East European Jews to America. In the late nineteenth century and early twentieth century, the smaller cities and towns in some parts of the Ohio...

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The Construction of Community Action in the Great Society

Mark Krasovic.

in The Newark Frontier

April 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 7976 words.

This chapter provides a history of the development of the Community Action Program within the Kennedy and Johnson administrations. It complements those histories that have focused on the...

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The White Community: Patterns of Settlement, Development, and Conflict

Brenda E. Stevenson.

in Life in Black and White

November 1997; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 12331 words.

The chapter opens with a history of Loudoun's white community, from the challenges faced by its early European settlers versus the native Indian community to the complicated territorial...

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Community Development Corporations, Black Capitalism, and the Mainstreaming of Black Power

Tom Adam Davies.

in Mainstreaming Black Power

April 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 22095 words.

This chapter explains how Kennedy's Community Development Corporation (CDC) program and Nixon's black capitalism initiatives evolved out of the apparent failures and limitations of the War...

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Coming of Age in the Atlantic Community, 1740s–1770s

Amanda B. Moniz.

in From Empire to Humanity

August 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 9019 words.

Chapter 2 introduces the activists whose endeavors are the focus of the rest of the study. Future leaders of the empire of humanity, such as Caribbean-born Quaker John Coakley Lettsom, who...

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“What Will Become of Pennsylvania?”: War, Community, and the Language of Suffering for Peace

Patrick M. Erben.

in A Harmony of the Spirits

June 2012; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 24746 words.

Beginning with the War of Jenkins's Ear and King George's War in the 1740s, Pennsylvania's peaceful status was threatened by rising imperial tensions. This chapter argues that debates over...

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“Home to Harlem” Again: Claude McKay and the Masculine Imaginary of Black Community

Thabiti Lewis.

in Escape from New York

September 2013; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 8631 words.

This chapter offers a reading of Claude McKay’s 1928 novel Home to Harlem, focusing on the predominately masculine lens through which he explores the variety and scope of black urban...

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Together Against The World: Self, Community, and Expression Among The Artists of Edendale

Daniel Hurewitz.

in Bohemian Los Angeles

January 2007; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 15479 words.

In the 1920s and 1930s, as the film industry left for other neighborhoods, a group of writers, painters, sculptors, and printers settled in their wake among the hills of Edendale. Contrary...

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Community-Based, Civic Unionism during the Height of the Civil Rights Era

Lisa Phillips.

in A Renegade Union

November 2012; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 7039 words.

This concluding chapter examines the changed role labor unions, especially those on the left end of the political spectrum, took during the civil rights era—having gone from leading the...

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