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A Failed Dream: Literacy Education In The Global South, Allison Haley Gose 2015 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

A Failed Dream: Literacy Education In The Global South, Allison Haley Gose

University of Tennessee Honors Thesis Projects

No abstract provided.


New Perspectives On European Women’S Legal History, Sara L. Kimble, Marion Rowekamp 2015 DePaul University

New Perspectives On European Women’S Legal History, Sara L. Kimble, Marion Rowekamp

Sara L Kimble

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New Perspectives On European Women’S Legal History, Sara L. Kimble, Marion Rowekamp 2015 DePaul University

New Perspectives On European Women’S Legal History, Sara L. Kimble, Marion Rowekamp

School for New Learning Faculty Publications

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Ebelhar, Melissa (Sc 1262), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2014 Western Kentucky University

Ebelhar, Melissa (Sc 1262), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1262. Paper, “The Fairy Belle,” written by Melissa Ebelhar for a WKU history class. She discusses the service of her grandfather, Lucian D. Keller, Owensboro, Kentucky, as a waist gunner in the 392nd Air Force Division in Europe during World War II.


Veach, Steely E., 1923-1997 (Sc 1213), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2014 Western Kentucky University

Veach, Steely E., 1923-1997 (Sc 1213), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1213. Notes, 1941-1952, written to Steely Veach, Alva, Harlan County, Kentucky, thanking him for singing at funerals; letters from ballad musician John Jacob Niles concerning plans to meet in Louisville, 1965; and obituary of Veach, 1997.


Strattan, O. H. (Sc 1215), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2014 Western Kentucky University

Strattan, O. H. (Sc 1215), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1215. Letter written by O.H. Strattan, Louisville, Kentucky, to F.P.M. Estes, St Joseph, Missouri, regarding his visits to various shipyards in the area. Because of the tremendous cost of having a boat built under wartime conditions, Strattan thinks they should buy one. He describes the steamer Echo in detail.


Robber Barons And Humbuggers: The Rise Of Philanthropic Museums In Nineteenth-Century New York, Meaghan O'Connor 2014 Seton Hall University

Robber Barons And Humbuggers: The Rise Of Philanthropic Museums In Nineteenth-Century New York, Meaghan O'Connor

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

New York City's most recognizable museums like the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the American Museum of Natural History came to prominence in the second half of the nineteenth century thanks to the support of wealthy benefactors. At the same time, social reformers, mostly Protestant and middle or upper-class, were combating the vice and poverty that they saw in the diversifying city with a moralizing rhetoric of character building. This paper will show that these two movements, the rise of Philanthropic Museums and the Social Reform movement were connected and that the large temple-like museums that thrive to this ...


The Orkney Islands In The Viking Age, Moira Speirs MS 2014 Kennesaw State University

The Orkney Islands In The Viking Age, Moira Speirs Ms

Oglethorpe Journal of Undergraduate Research

No abstract provided.


The Discipline Of History And The “Modern Consensus In The Historiography Of Mathematics”, Michael N. Fried 2014 Claremont Colleges

The Discipline Of History And The “Modern Consensus In The Historiography Of Mathematics”, Michael N. Fried

Journal of Humanistic Mathematics

Teachers and students of mathematics often view history of mathematics as just mathematics as they know it, but in another form. This view is based on a misunderstanding of the nature of history of mathematics and the kind of knowledge it attempts to acquire. Unfortunately, it can also lead to a deep sense of disappointment with the history of mathematics itself, and, ultimately, a misunderstanding of the historical nature of mathematics. This kind of misunderstanding and the disappointment following from it--both raised to the level of resentment--run through the paper "A Critique of the Modern Consensus in the Historiography of ...


A Critique Of The Modern Consensus In The Historiography Of Mathematics, Viktor Blåsjö 2014 Claremont Colleges

A Critique Of The Modern Consensus In The Historiography Of Mathematics, Viktor Blåsjö

Journal of Humanistic Mathematics

The history of mathematics is nowadays practiced primarily by professional historians rather than mathematicians, as was the norm a few decades ago. There is a strong consensus among these historians that the old-fashioned style of history is “obsolete,” and that “the gains in historical understanding are incomparably greater” in the more “historically sensitive” works of today. I maintain that this self-congratulatory attitude is ill-founded, and that the alleged superiority of modern historiographical standards ultimately rests on a dubious redefinition of the purpose of history rather than intrinsic merit.


Records Of The Tötösy De Zepetnek Family, Steven Tötösy de Zepetnek 2014 Purdue University

Records Of The Tötösy De Zepetnek Family, Steven Tötösy De Zepetnek

CLCWeb Library

Records of the Tötösy de Zepetnek Family contains the family's records including data of selected collateral families: Bakay (Bakalovich), Balogh de Bér, Banting, Bátsmegyey de Nagybáts et Páris, Biró, Borbás de Deteér, Daempf, Eisenbarth, Fényes de Csokaly, Grant, Haidekker, Harabasevszky (Harbaszewski), Hegedűs de Eőr, Hoar, Jalsoviczky de Jalsova, Jurenák de Sultz, Kaffka de Tarcafalva, Kannotay de Kanota, Kukorelly, von Larisch, Lindtner, Marsovszky de Marsófalva, Nyilassy, Orssich de Slavetich, Pálfy de Gaád, Pinka de Pinkafő, Plávenszky de Plavno (Plavenský de Plavno), Preglej, Sárközy de Nadasd, Scheftsik de Szolnok, Scitovszky de Nagykér, Seregély de Nagyemőke, Smith, Sombor, Squier, Szalay de Eöcs ...


Nobilitashungariae: List Of Historical Surnames Of The Hungarian Nobility, Steven Tötösy de Zepetnek 2014 Purdue University

Nobilitashungariae: List Of Historical Surnames Of The Hungarian Nobility, Steven Tötösy De Zepetnek

CLCWeb Library

nobilitashungariae: List of Historical Surnames of the Hungarian Nobility / A magyar történelmi nemesség családneveinek listája (ISSN 1923-9580)—compiled by Steven Tötösy de Zepetnek—is based on published historical genealogical sources. nobilitashungariae is archived in the Electronic Collection of Library and Archives Canada.


Jfk Memory Project At Wku (Mss 491), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2014 Western Kentucky University

Jfk Memory Project At Wku (Mss 491), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and full text of remembrances (Click on Additional Files), photographs, and oral history interviews for Manuscripts Collection 491. Materials collected during a commemorative project related to a campaign visit John F. Kennedy made to Bowling Green, Kentucky in October 1960 and to his November 1963 assassination. The core of the collection is a set of remembrances that were sent into the Department of Library Special Collections, WKU about both events. Other items include oral history interviews (8), photos (36), contemporary news clippings as well as clippings about the project, a scrapbook of post-assassination clippings, and assorted other ephemera ...


Coastal Defenses, U.S., Bert Chapman 2014 Purdue University

Coastal Defenses, U.S., Bert Chapman

Libraries Faculty and Staff Scholarship and Research

Provides an overview of U.S. military coastal defenses during the period up to and including the War 1812.


Infectious Diseases, Bert Chapman 2014 Purdue University

Infectious Diseases, Bert Chapman

Libraries Faculty and Staff Scholarship and Research

Provides information about the role of infectious diseases in the early years of U.S. History, with particular emphasis on how they impacted injuries sustained in military conflict.


New York Stock Exchange, Bert Chapman 2014 Purdue University

New York Stock Exchange, Bert Chapman

Libraries Faculty and Staff Scholarship and Research

Provides a historical overview of the origins and early development of the New York Stock Exchange.


Revenue, U.S. Government, Bert Chapman 2014 Purdue University

Revenue, U.S. Government, Bert Chapman

Libraries Faculty and Staff Scholarship and Research

Provides a historical overview of U.S. Government revenue receipts and spending during the early years of national history. Presents revenue generation statistics, information on revenue sources, and information on domestic and international political and economic factors affecting government revenue receipts.


Trade, Bert Chapman 2014 Purdue University

Trade, Bert Chapman

Libraries Faculty and Staff Scholarship and Research

Provides a historical overview of analysis of U.S. foreign trade policy during the early decades of the country's history. Examines bilateral U.S. trade relations with France and Great Britain, provides import and export statistics, details on commodities and products imports and exported, trade statistics, and information on the political and economic factors shaping U.S. trade during this period.


Transcribing And Digitizing Eighteenth And Nineteenth Century Letters For A Historical Digital Repository, Emily Dunster, MS, Daniel G. Kipnis, MSI, F. Michael Angelo, MA 2014 Thomas Jefferson University

Transcribing And Digitizing Eighteenth And Nineteenth Century Letters For A Historical Digital Repository, Emily Dunster, Ms, Daniel G. Kipnis, Msi, F. Michael Angelo, Ma

AISR Staff Papers and Presentations

In the fall of 2011 the Scott Memorial Library purchased 53 letters belonging to an 1841 graduate of Jefferson Medical College, John Plimpton Green. The library staff transcribed and digitized the letters creating an online collection in the University institutional repository, Jefferson Digital Commons. This article will detail the process of transcribing and digitizing the collection along with sharing statistics and benefits of this project to global researchers.


A Time To Remember U.S. Rise As A World Power, Ian A. Isherwood '00 2014 Gettysburg College

A Time To Remember U.S. Rise As A World Power, Ian A. Isherwood '00

Civil War Institute Faculty Publications

This summer marks the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War. In the United States, the war has been long eclipsed by the other great conflicts straddling it - the Civil War and Second World War - and as a result has been unfairly pushed to the margins in our national memory.

My hope is that the First World War's centennial, starting this summer and ending in 2018, will be an opportunity for Americans to break out of our intellectual isolationism and discover again a conflict that not only transformed world history, but also America's place within it ...


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