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mood

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology — Medicine and Health.

Syn: affect (n). The subjective feelings or emotional state of an individual, e.g., happy or sad. An individual's mood can profoundly influence sensory perception, intellectual function,...

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“in a discontented mood”

Tyler Boulware.

in Deconstructing the Cherokee Nation

March 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 6439 words.

The emerging crisis became an interregional affair, but vengeful Cherokees limited their attacks to Virginia to maintain stable relations with Carolina and its traders. Efforts to contain...

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Jolly in a Courting Mood

Carol Boggess.

in James Still

October 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 6066 words.

By the age of 35, Still had achieved success as a writer, but he had very little romance in his life. This chapter follows his friendships with several women and concentrates on the most...

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. My Only Groove Is Moods ~ 1967 ~

Nadine Cohodas.

in Princess Noire

February 2012; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 3788 words.

This chapter focuses on the time after Andy and Nina signed with RCA at the end of 1966. It was a step up to one of the majors that already had demonstrated a commitment to black artists,...

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Terrible Mood: Castro and the General Strike

Thomas G. Paterson.

in Contesting Castro

December 1995; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 4733 words.

Tensions increased in Cuba in late March and early April of that year; everybody prepared themselves for a violent showdown. Larger numbers of Latin American, European, and U.S. reporters...

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Plasticiens

François-Marc Gagnon.

in The Oxford Companion to Canadian History

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Regional and National History. 183 words.

Quebec painting movement. The Automatiste vogue created the mood for a return to a better-controlled and more orderly form of

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pillory

John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft.

in A Dictionary of British History

P ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 80 words.

Social corrective combining public humiliation and discomfort, occasionally death. The offender's hands and neck were immobilized within a hinged pair of planks attached to an upright post...

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pillory

Overview page. Subjects: British History.

Social corrective combining public humiliation and discomfort, occasionally death. The offender's hands and neck were immobilized within a hinged pair of planks attached to an upright post...

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A Woman's View of the Last Days of Cap Français

in Facing Racial Revolution

February 2008; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 5532 words.

This chapter presents an excerpt from the autobiographical novel Secret History; or, The Horrors of St. Domingo by Leonora Sansay. It describes the life of white colonists in besieged Cap...

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Surveillance and Propaganda

David L. Hoffmann.

in Cultivating the Masses

October 2011; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Russian and Eastern European History. 23340 words.

This chapter examines surveillance and propaganda in the Soviet Union aimed at monitoring political opposition and influencing people's consciousness. It first considers how surveillance...

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The State Rules without Rules, 1968–2003

Adeed Dawisha.

in Iraq

April 2013; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 12714 words.

This chapter discusses the events following the military coup on July 17, 1968, that ushered in the Ba'thist/Saddamist era. The Ba'thists were in no mood to share power with officers...

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Political Obedience

Glenn Burgess.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Protestant Reformations

December 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Article. Subjects: European History. 10024 words.

The Reformation had a profound impact on European thinking about political obedience. This chapter explores the way in which the Reformation “mood” embraced theories of absolute authority,...

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Monday, April 22

John Lockwood and Charles Lockwood.

in The Siege of Washington

June 2011; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 6818 words.

This chapter focuses on the gloomy atmosphere in Washington on April 22, 1861 as Union forces continued to make preparations against the Confederacy. It first describes the mood outside...

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Tuesday, April 23

John Lockwood and Charles Lockwood.

in The Siege of Washington

June 2011; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 8062 words.

This chapter describes the mood in Washington on April 23, 1861 as Union forces continued to make preparations against the Confederacy. It first looks at the return of only two of the eight...

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Pressure from Without

R. J. M. Blackett.

in The Union, the Confederacy, and the Atlantic Rim

September 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 11559 words.

This chapter by R. J. M. Blackett represents the new social history, with its insistence that scholars study the past from the “bottom up.” Author R. J. M. Blackett considers the story of...

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The Liberal Consensus Reconsidered

Edited by Robert Mason and Iwan Morgan.

April 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Book. Subjects: History of the Americas. 306 pages.

The paradigm of the “liberal consensus” has critically shaped scholarly understanding of the United States during the two decades after World War II. Both influential and controversial, it...

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John William De Forest (1826–1906)

Edited by Louis P. Masur.

in “… The Real War Will Never Get in the Books”

September 1995; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 11362 words.

Of all the writers at the time, John William De Forest saw the most action as a Civil War soldier. Through it all he kept writing: letters home, journal entries, essays for literary...

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The Saloon That Became a School:

Marta Gutman.

in A City for Children

September 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 12490 words.

Asserting the right to childhood, women in California added free kindergartens to the charitable landscape, starting in the late 1870s. They followed Friedrich Frobel, Elizabeth Peabody,...

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The Art and Craft of Settlement Work in Oakland Point

Marta Gutman.

in A City for Children

September 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 12690 words.

As the new progressive mood took hold in California, Elizabeth Watt led the expansion of the West Oakland Free Kindergarten into the class-bridging, racially integrated charity, first...

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The Long Hot Summer, 1963

Jill Ogline Titus.

in Brown's Battleground

December 2011; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 5073 words.

This chapter shows that, as the demonstrations intensified, an increasing mood of militancy swept the teenage population. Many young people acknowledged feelings of anger and resentment...

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Natural law

Annabel S. Brett.

in Changes of State

April 2011; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 13874 words.

This chapter explores the concept of natural law, turning first to the Protestant milieu. Alterity—what would in the seventeenth century come to be theorized, and problematized, as...

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