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Published: 15 April 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392071-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9207-1
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386797-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8679-7
Published: 21 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
...The 1950s<subtitle>The Genesis of Moral Consciousness</subtitle> This chapter describes the challenge of growing up black in Louisiana’s Cajun country in the 1950s. Few places were more ethnically mixed than southwestern Louisiana, but St. Landry Parish was rigidly segregated and served...
Published: 18 September 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382225-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8222-5
Series: Radical Perspectives
Published: 20 April 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386605-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8660-5
Published: 05 September 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390206-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9020-6
Series: Politics, History, and Culture
Published: 05 June 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395409-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9540-9
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 18 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395621-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9562-1
Published: 26 September 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387510-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8751-0
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391319-024
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9131-9
Series: Radical perspectives : a radical history review book series
Published: 13 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394815-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9481-5
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376095-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7609-5
...The 1950s<subtitle>Losing China, Winning China</subtitle> Chapter 1 tracks W. E. B. Du Bois and Shirley Graham Du Bois's 1959 journey to China. Besides pointing to the selective perceptions and differences distinguishing their accounts of this visit, this chapter explores how the couple's...
Published: 06 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374299-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7429-9
... the countryside in the context of São Paulo’s accelerated industrialization of the 1950s and 1960s, when companies had an intense need for manual labor. In addition to economic and demographic factors, the chapter highlights the agency of, and the strategies chosen by, the migrants in this process, as well as how...
Series: American Encounters/Global Interactions
Published: 13 November 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380344-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8034-4
Series: New Americanists
Published: 30 May 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380818-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8081-8
Series: New Americanists
Published: 17 December 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380832-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8083-2
Published: 08 March 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380573-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8057-3
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378105-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7810-5
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 09 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376033-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7603-3
... The status of the aging film star in the new medium of television after 1950 was negotiated within anxieties about feminine survival in “new Hollywood.” These anxieties were related to the material conditions of labor in postwar Hollywood and to long-circulated fantasies about female stars...
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 09 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376033-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7603-3
... This chapter explores how television and scandal magazines of the 1950s competed and converged through their use of stars whose personas had been established by the film industry. The recyclings of Maureen O’Hara through the moral biography of This Is Your Life and the scandalous gossip...