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1919  

Jean-François Fayet

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Jan 2014
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May 2013
Two years after the revolution in Russia, the social revolution was once again fermenting on the ruins of the empires defeated in the war. The First World War was turning into a civil war ... More

1956  

Sergey Radchenko

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Jan 2014
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May 2013
This article explores the impact of de-Stalinization on the Soviet Union, Eastern Europe, and China. Writers, artists, and intellectuals welcomed the curtailment of repression—the so- ... More

America’s Cultural Revolution in Transnational Perspective  

Leora Auslander

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Dec 2012
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Dec 2012
Through their successfully waged war and also by their novel political strategies, eighteenth-century North Americans seeking home rule made history. By systematically organizing around a ... More

Ancient Greek and Roman Sport  

Donald G. Kyle

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May 2017
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May 2017
To demonstrate the growth and sophistication of ancient sport studies, this chapter surveys Greek athletics and Roman spectacles from their origins to their overlap in the Roman Empire. It ... More

Asian American Education History  

Eileen H. Tamura

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Apr 2016
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Mar 2016
Because of the small field of educational history, the relatively small population of Asian American youths who grew up before 1970, and the nature of education being part of a larger ... More

Asian Immigration  

Madeline Hsu

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Aug 2016
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Oct 2013
Global patterns of labor markets, trade, international relations, and war have contributed to the complicated heterogeneity of Asian American populations and history. Although often coded ... More

Assimilation in the Past and Present  

Richard Alba

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Aug 2016
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Aug 2014
The notion of assimilation by immigrant groups remains beset by conceptual confusion. An examination of the way that assimilation developed in the American past, especially in the period ... More

The Atlantic Northeast  

Neal Salisbury

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May 2016
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Apr 2016
The Atlantic Northeast emerged as a distinctive region between the eleventh and fifteenth centuries. Its largest tribal groupings were the Abenaki, Mi’kmaq, Penobscot, and other Wabanaki ... More

The Atlantic World, the Senses, and the Arts  

David S. Shields

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Mar 2011
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Sep 2012
In 1825, the father of gastronomy, Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, proposed that the perfection of the senses in Western history coincided with the European encounter with America. How ... More

Baseball’s Global Diffusion  

Rob Ruck

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May 2017
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May 2017
Baseball spread beyond US borders, taking hold in the Caribbean and parts of the Pacific, but never attained the global influence that British sport achieved. A. G. Spalding’s efforts to ... More

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