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Radical History Review (2010) 2010 (107): 127–138.
Published: 01 May 2010
...) in the new political economy of the state. We focus on rural electrification during the New Deal era, with special attention to the establishment of the Rural Electrification Administration (REA) in 1935 and the passage of the Rural Electrifi- Alatout and Schelly | Rural Electrification...
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Radical History Review (1992) 1992 (52): 132–136.
Published: 01 January 1992
... impact on jazz audiences in the 1950s, the poet Bob Kaufman explained that Parker "was an electrician" because "he went around wiring people Kaufman's metaphor called attention to the "electrifying" impact that Parker's innovative playing brought to jazz, but it also identified the saxo...
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Radical History Review (2017) 2017 (127): 13–38.
Published: 01 January 2017
..., eventu- ally stretching fifteen miles through the desert, creating what was briefly the world’s largest artificial lake. Four state-­of-­the-­art generators drew from the Conchos ten thousand horsepower apiece, electrifying this desert landscape of remote mining camps and sprawling cattle ranches...
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Radical History Review (2010) 2010 (107): 1–6.
Published: 01 May 2010
..., illustrating how these categories are themselves historically constituted, in this case through the federal government’s use of a new technology. The push to electrify rural areas through federal programs such as the Rural Electrification Administration, Alatout and Schelly conclude, not only...
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Radical History Review (1993) 1993 (55): 147–153.
Published: 01 January 1993
..., the frighteningly realistic electrified barbed wire fence of Auschwitz. The wall text, however, is shocking: “During the second world war, this little Jewish girl and her family hid in the back of a house in Amsterdam for two years. During this time she kept a diary which has now become a classic...
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Radical History Review (2015) 2015 (121): 1–7.
Published: 01 January 2015
... differently from those sounds that rest primarily in written accounts? Perhaps by first critically questioning the authenticity of electrified analog or digital soundscapes and recognizing that the source base they leave behind for the histo- rian requires careful interpretive mediation can the historian...
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Radical History Review (1993) 1993 (55): 181–189.
Published: 01 January 1993
... cutter at Hart, Schaffner, and Marx (HSM). He entered the public eye during the 1910 garment workers’ strike, electrifying his audience with a speech denouncing a proposed agreement between the craft union in charge of the strike, the AFL- THE PAST...
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Radical History Review (1979) 1979 (21): 62–83.
Published: 01 October 1979
...- sion. I felt electrified and stopped. I left my basket and with the best of in- tentions smiled boldly and with my soul’s eye I looked from below above. Don Manuel - You mean from top to bottom. Pedro - No. She was on the balcony and so I looked from below to above. Don Manuel - Ah! I see...
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Radical History Review (1989) 1989 (43): 23–43.
Published: 01 January 1989
... a prolonged struggle in a locked room." The series had an electrifying effect on public opinion. An enor- mous public demonstration, estimated at 25O,ooO, was held in Hyde Park to demand the enforcement of new legislation. For one brief moment, feminists and personal rights advocates joined...
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Radical History Review (2021) 2021 (141): 128–150.
Published: 01 October 2021
... Lillian Calhoun, “created new black unity and electrified the dormant white liberal establishment to strenuous protest.” 8 If the solidarity between the “white liberal establishment” and the Black Panthers was novel, the political heterogeneity of Black anti-brutality activists was more noteworthy...
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Radical History Review (1978) 1978 (17): 121–152.
Published: 01 May 1978
... to mobilize illiterate, politically powerless, unskilled laborers against a mighty industrial-political complex. 111 The national strike wave in the years 1909-1913 electrified a stagnant American labor movement and allowed the New Immigrants to tab center stage...
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Radical History Review (2003) 2003 (87): 183–206.
Published: 01 October 2003
... the West Indian neighborhood of Brixton—had an electrifying and galvanizing effect on white British youth.48 In searching for idioms of rebellion and for new meanings with which to make sense of a declining industrial landscape, white youth in Britain were...
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Radical History Review (2019) 2019 (134): 116–141.
Published: 01 May 2019
... to capture future demand, it sought five new extensions to the tram network, estimated to guarantee a return on investment of 15 percent. 23 This expansive tendency of the company, seeking ever to follow the course of urban growth, was inherent to the infrastructure of the electrified city. 24...
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Radical History Review (1984) 1984 (28-30): 280–325.
Published: 01 May 1984
... notwithstanding, Henry George’s defeat re- mained the most electrifying result of all. Friedrich Engels hailed labor’s 60,000-vote showing in New York as “an epoch-making day” in the development of a worker’s party in America, and Harper’s Weekly anxiously agreed that George’s surprising strength “intro...