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Nineteenth Century American Asylums: A History In Postcards, Wynelle Scott Deese, Cathy Faye 2016 University of Akron Main Campus

Nineteenth Century American Asylums: A History In Postcards, Wynelle Scott Deese, Cathy Faye

University Press Publications

The process of American psychiatric care started with the development of lunatic asylums during the early 19th century. There were 122 state supported lunatic asylums opened in the United States before 1900. Most histories of early asylums have been lost except for the significant or unusual ones. Tracing the history of these early institutions, which emphasized care for the common patient, will allow current researchers to understand the actions and attitudes that previously doomed such programs, saving time and money.

This book reveals through old postcards how the early asylums appeared to the public-how they were advertised, what activities and ...


The Catholic Enlightenment. The Forgotten History Of A Global Movement, Ulrich Lehner 2016 Marquette University

The Catholic Enlightenment. The Forgotten History Of A Global Movement, Ulrich Lehner

Ulrich L. Lehner

No abstract provided.


Culture, Rhetoric, And Voting, Douglas M. Brattebo, Tom Lansford, Jack Covarrubias, Robert J. Pauly Jr. 2015 Hiram College

Culture, Rhetoric, And Voting, Douglas M. Brattebo, Tom Lansford, Jack Covarrubias, Robert J. Pauly Jr.

University Press Publications

The presidential election of 2012 was among the most important in American history, both for the policies that will persist due to its result as well as the national political transformation it portends. The contest's outcome was the product of complex and fast-moving societal changes -- demographic, technological, and economic -- surfacing in American society. This volume, consisting of writings by leading scholars of American politics and the American presidency, examines the 2012 presidential election in its many facets. Particularly prominent in these analyses are: campaigning and geography, domestic and economic policy, and foreign policy


A Transformation In American National Politics: The 2012 Presidential Election, Douglas Brattebo, Tom Lansford, Jack Covarrubias 2015 Hiram College

A Transformation In American National Politics: The 2012 Presidential Election, Douglas Brattebo, Tom Lansford, Jack Covarrubias

University Press Publications

The presidential election of 2012 was among the most important in American history, both for the policies that will persist due to its result as well as the national political transformation it portends. The contest's outcome was the product of complex and fast-moving societal changes -- demographic, technological, and economic -- surfacing in American society. This volume, consisting of writings by leading scholars of American politics and the American presidency, examines the 2012 presidential election in its many facets. Particularly prominent in these analyses are: campaigning and geography, domestic and economic policy, and foreign policy.


Alianzas Estratégicas, Guillermo Arosemena 2015

Alianzas Estratégicas, Guillermo Arosemena

Guillermo Arosemena

No abstract provided.


Review Of Noel Maurer, The Empire Trap: The Rise And Fall Of U.S. Intervention To Protect American Property Overseas, 1893-2013, Jeffrey J. Malanson 2015 Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne

Review Of Noel Maurer, The Empire Trap: The Rise And Fall Of U.S. Intervention To Protect American Property Overseas, 1893-2013, Jeffrey J. Malanson

History Faculty Publications

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Grier, Sarah (Lg 395), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2015 Western Kentucky University

Grier, Sarah (Lg 395), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Land Grant 395. Original land grant, 1789 August 10, by which Beverley Randolph, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, granted to Sarah Grier, widow and relic of Charles Grier, 1714 acres on Big Barren River.


Grier, Sarah (Lg 394), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2015 Western Kentucky University

Grier, Sarah (Lg 394), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Land Grant 394. Original land grant, 1789 August 10, by which Beverley Randolph, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, granted to Sarah Grier, widow and relic of Charles Grier, 2286 acres on Boyds Creek a branch of Skaggs Creek.


Skinner, Azeal (Lg 393), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2015 Western Kentucky University

Skinner, Azeal (Lg 393), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Land Grant 393. Original land grant, 1816 April 26, by which Isaac Shelby, Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, granted to Azeal Skinner, Assignee of George Scott, assignee of Squire Griggs, 200 acres in Green County, Kentucky.


History On The Pitch: The Social And Economic Impact Of Professional Soccer In Postwar London, Shaun Bummer 2015 University of Montana - Missoula

History On The Pitch: The Social And Economic Impact Of Professional Soccer In Postwar London, Shaun Bummer

Skyline - The Big Sky Undergraduate Journal

Today, the United Kingdom’s multi-billion dollar soccer industry is driven by global interest, lucrative advertising and television contracts, and sports betting. Furthermore, the creation of the Premier League in 1992 shows the sport is not just a game, but rather a way of life. Yet over a half-century earlier the United Kingdom began their recovery process in the aftermath of World War II, with London in particular in physical and emotional ruin. Given the important role soccer has played in British society throughout the sport’s history, it is crucial to pinpoint the exact social and economic role of ...


Laurels Of Nationalism: How Uncle Sam Achieved More Than Just Medals At The Inter-Allied Games, Kelsey M. Carpenter 2015 University of Northern Colorado

Laurels Of Nationalism: How Uncle Sam Achieved More Than Just Medals At The Inter-Allied Games, Kelsey M. Carpenter

Skyline - The Big Sky Undergraduate Journal

Although World War I left much of Europe devastated, America “picked up the pieces” relatively easily in comparison to other countries; because of its stability and newfound influence on an international spectrum, America capitalized on events during and after the war, such as the Inter-Allied Games of 1919. The victors of WWI expected this large-scale sporting event to boost morale and to strengthen ties between the Allied countries. However, the U.S. also used the Games to increase nationalism by showcasing the following: America’s superiority in regards to sports and warfare; America’s stability and vast influence in comparison ...


Ground, William, 1819-1891 (Lg 388), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2015 Western Kentucky University

Ground, William, 1819-1891 (Lg 388), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Land Grant 388. Original land grant, 1859 November 19 by which Beriah Magoffin, Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, granted to William Grounds, assignee in part of R.W. Hendrick, 33 acres in Warren County, Kentucky.


Watt, John (Lg 387), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2015 Western Kentucky University

Watt, John (Lg 387), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Land Grant 387. Original land grant, 1852 May 5, by which Lazarus W. Powell, Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, granted to John Watt 25 acres in Warren County, Kentucky.


Stockton, Robert (Lg 392), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2015 Western Kentucky University

Stockton, Robert (Lg 392), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Land Grant 392. Original land grant, 1825 February 25, by which Joseph Desha, Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, granted to Robert Stockton 115 acres in Adair County.


Stockton, Robert (Lg 391), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2015 Western Kentucky University

Stockton, Robert (Lg 391), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Land Grant 391. Original land grant, 1836, January 26, by which Joseph Desha, Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, granted to Robert Stockton, assignee of James Nevill 200 acres in Barren County, Kentucky.


Stockton, Robert (Lg 390), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2015 Western Kentucky University

Stockton, Robert (Lg 390), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Land Grant 390. Copy of a land grant, 1821 March 29, by which John Adair, Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, granted to Robert Stockton 200 acres in Barren County, Kentucky.


Homan, Thomas (Lg 389), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2015 Western Kentucky University

Homan, Thomas (Lg 389), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Land Grant 389. Original land grant, 1843 January 9, by which Robert P. Letcher, Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, granted to Thomas Homan, 150 acres in Green County, Kentucky.


The Cycles Of American Drug Policy, David T. Courtwright 2015 University of North Florida

The Cycles Of American Drug Policy, David T. Courtwright

History Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


A Garden Locked, A Fountain Sealed: Female Virginity As A Model For Holiness In The Fourth Century, Lindsay A. Williams 2015 University of Southern Mississippi

A Garden Locked, A Fountain Sealed: Female Virginity As A Model For Holiness In The Fourth Century, Lindsay A. Williams

Master's Theses

Despite centuries of Christian theologians and lay Christians alike assigning and/or accepting an entrenched misogyny in the writings of Ambrose, Jerome, and Augustine, close examination of their work on its own terms and in its own time reveals that, in fact, they did not hold women in lesser esteem than men. Rather, time and again, in the writings of these Latin Doctors of the Church, women were promoted as exemplars of holiness and sanctity often in excess of their male counterparts and commonly as didactic tools used to lead their fellow Christians down a more righteous path. The following ...


Libraries And The Apocalyptic Imagination, Michael J. Paulus Jr. 2015 Seattle Pacific University

Libraries And The Apocalyptic Imagination, Michael J. Paulus Jr.

Michael J. Paulus Jr.

Books and libraries figure prominently in apocalyptic and related forms of literature. The representations of libraries in these imagined, catastrophic futures reveal important roles libraries have had and continue to have in helping individuals, communities, and cultures find ways forward through time. This paper explores the long history of library eschatologies—including ancient apocalypses of the Dead Sea Scroll Library and the book of Revelation, modern apocalypses from Mary Shelley to Margaret Atwood, and the dystopian anti-libraries of Jorge Luis Borges’s Babel and Tlön—and highlights deep continuities connecting our historical memories, future expectations, and present experiences of libraries ...


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