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The Australian and New Zealand repertoires and fortunes of North American performers Margaret Anglin, Katherine Grey and Muriel Starr
Veronica Kelly

entertainment. Sometimes, as was the case with Muriel Starr, global technological and financial revolutions, their consequences reaching even to, say, the tiny Victorian Alpine town of Tumut, could remorselessly strike down the career of a genuinely popular stage favourite. In a real sense, a completely non-international twentieth-­century actor is a rare being. Newspaper saturation, accompanied by the ­164 Women and popular performance international penetration of performers via the related intermedial forms of radio and film, ensured that in Tumut, no less than in neon

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Lamine Kane, Aliou Guissé, and Latyr Diouf

, including radio broadcasts and newspaper articles. Finally, the active involvement of local leaders – notably politicians and religious leaders at public meetings – was mobilized to positively influence the community to participate in the project and to view community– university partnerships in a positive light. Lessons Two overarching lessons can be drawn from this project: 105 MUP_Hall.indd 105 30/07/2013 17:16 case studies 1 Every human being is knowledgeable. For example, faculty and students learned from villagers how to use plants to cure illness and disease

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Sarah Roddy

-famine anti-emigration rhetoric among Catholic priests, primarily from provincial newspaper sources.26 Even then, such accounts fail to explore the contradiction that lay at the heart of this apparently clear cut condemnation, namely that significant numbers of Catholic clergy were actively involved in the emigration process. This involvement itself has been subject to fitful inquiry. David Fitzpatrick has discussed some of the practical facilitation priests offered to would-be emigrants, while Gerard Moran has pointed toward clergy-led schemes of colonisation, as well as

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Corpse, bodypolitics and contestation in contemporary Guatemala
Ninna Nyberg Sørensen

expectations that anyone will actually do something about it. Strangely enough – and even if the newspapers spread out on the lunch tables will have their fair share of press photos showing half-naked female corpses found and photographed the previous day – state responsibility towards violent killings of women and mutilated female bodies are seldom part of the daily ‘blame-it-all-on-the-state-game’. Why is this? Even if rape and sexual violence are silenced in most societies, why is it that the violent killings of women are not included in everyday conversations on

in Governing the dead
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Migration research and the media
Hannah Jones, Yasmin Gunaratnam, Gargi Bhattacharyya, William Davies, Sukhwant Dhaliwal, Emma Jackson, and Roiyah Saltus

, research evidence on ‘what works’ in managing migration is rarely used by policy-makers. Indeed, the first stage of the project, before it was fully formed or funded, involved an attempt to intervene. As members of a spontaneously formed group of activists, many of the members of the final research team took part in carrying out a street survey which was published in The Voice (Chan, 2013 ), the main Black British newspaper in the UK. Throughout the

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‘Eigen volk eerst!’
Cas Mudde

Republikeinse Partij (Flemish Republican Party) that was immediately absorbed by the VNP (Dewinter and Van Overmeire 1993). Surprised and indignant, Claes proceeded to found his own party, the Vlaamse Volkspartij (Flemish People’s Party, VVP) on 19 November. Immediately after these two parties were established, they were urged to come to a merger by prominent outsiders, such as Truyens and Van Boghout as well as Jan Brans, former chief editor of the VNV newspaper Volk en Staat (People and State). The fall of the government fuelled this effort as the parliamentary election was

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The Pony Express at the Diamond Jubilee
Heidi Kenaga

Express was ‘ignored by the public’, achieving neither the huge box office returns nor the long-term impact of The Covered Wagon . Yet the film was considered one of 1925’s top moneymakers, and it also made the ‘Ten Best’ list in many trade journals as well as periodicals and newspapers. 4 Other historians have simply substantiated producers’ own claims that such movies were the first to present the

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The cultural construction of opposition to immunisation in India
Niels Brimnes

man a weakling dying many times before his natural death’. 39 Gandhi was ready to admit that vaccination gave ‘a sort of temporary immunity from smallpox’, but he also affirmed his religious objections to the practice. 40 In the weekly newspaper Navajivan he wondered how ‘vegetarians can ever take such vaccine’ and in a private letter he described vaccination as ‘tantamount to partaking of beef’. 41 In this way

in The politics of vaccination
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The Queen in Australia
Jane Landman

to the world of the unity of the peoples of the Commonwealth of nations’. 41 Subsequent hopes for the international influence of a film distilling such a potent expression of Commonwealth loyalty were similarly tied up in Cold War rhetoric. While a Glasgow newspaper review’s claims that ‘if The Queen in Australia could be thrown on the inside of the Iron Curtain for a week, future

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Edward M. Spiers

(hence the anxiety about the receipt of post and newspapers from Britain), 20 they endured the heat, thunderstorms, and the ordeal of African campaigning without the excitement of engaging an enemy and the accompanying opportunities to earn medals and promotions in the field. In writing to his wife, Methuen, a veteran of the Asante and Egyptian campaigns, deeply resented his exclusion from the Nile

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