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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.


Sex-Crazed And Bloodthirsty: The Misrepresentation Of Female Nazis In American Popular Culture, Catherine L. Jones 2014 University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

Sex-Crazed And Bloodthirsty: The Misrepresentation Of Female Nazis In American Popular Culture, Catherine L. Jones

Theses and Dissertations

This thesis examines the Nazisploitation trope of the Ilsa-type within its political, social, and cultural context. A product of the 1950s men's adventure magazines, the Ilsa-type continues to be a familiar and popular character within American pop culture. Popularized through the 1970s torture porn, Ilsa, She-Wolf of the SS, the character has since influenced mainstream film, fashion, and various other popular culture outlets. This thesis discusses why such an ahistorical figure has seized hold of public imagination, how she has developed in the decades since her first appearance, and why she matters. A work of feminist historical scholarship, this ...


The Elliniko Airport: Contested Politics And The Production Of Urban Space In Athens, 1938-2014, George Papakis 2014 University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

The Elliniko Airport: Contested Politics And The Production Of Urban Space In Athens, 1938-2014, George Papakis

Theses and Dissertations

This study traces the historical forces that conditioned the dearth of public spaces in Athens, Greece, and through the case study of the city's first civil airport, examines the current redevelopment plans of Athens' largest remaining open space as part of a wider process of urban transformation. After serving the city for sixty years, the airport closed its doors in 2001, and since then the site has remained vacant. The government aims at attracting investments in upscale tourism and real estate, hoping to reposition this sector of the city as a thriving business center and entertainment destination. Yet, given ...


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 ...


Nineteenth Century Views On Theater And Drama In English, Rebecca Unetic 2014 Minnesota State University, Mankato

Nineteenth Century Views On Theater And Drama In English, Rebecca Unetic

Journal of Undergraduate Research at Minnesota State University, Mankato

With the passing of the Licensing Act of 1737 and until its repeal in 1969 the Lord Chamberlain’s office has been legally able to censor any drama to be performed at established theatres in England. However, the 1737 Act left inconsistencies in the definition of censorship and the role of censor. People who were involved in theatre believed the Lord Chamberlain’s office gained too much power from the Act. In the nineteenth century, actors, playwrights and members of Parliament agitated for the reform of the 1737 Licensing Act, which led to the establishment of three special parliamentary committees ...


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 ...


Carmen Pettapiece, D.O. Scrapbook 2, Carmen Pettapiece D.O. 2014 University of New England

Carmen Pettapiece, D.O. Scrapbook 2, Carmen Pettapiece D.O.

Carmen Pettapiece, D.O. Scrapbooks

Scrapbook of personal papers and osteopathy-related materials from the collection of Carmen Pettapiece, D.O.


Considering Democracy "An 'Unrealistic' Alternative": The Results Of The 1954 American Intervention In Guatemala, Mark Viskocil 2014 Minnesota State University, Mankato

Considering Democracy "An 'Unrealistic' Alternative": The Results Of The 1954 American Intervention In Guatemala, Mark Viskocil

Journal of Undergraduate Research at Minnesota State University, Mankato

Guatemalan political elites have traditionally resorted to violence and repression in order to suppress social reform movements. In 1944, a group of middle-class reformers, including army captain Jacobo Arbenz, spearheaded a revolution that replaced dictator Jorge Ubico and began instituting genuine democratic reforms. The new civilian president, Juan Arevalo, sponsored new economic and political reforms intended to benefit the rural poor that constituted two-thirds of the Guatemalan population. Six years later, the revolution continued with the election of Arbenz, who promised to continue the efforts of his predecessor. However, U.S. officials, viewing developments in Guatemala through a Cold War ...


Breaking Social Confinement: An Analysis Of Eighteenth-Century Women In The French Economy, Meghan Turok 2014 Minnesota State University, Mankato

Breaking Social Confinement: An Analysis Of Eighteenth-Century Women In The French Economy, Meghan Turok

Journal of Undergraduate Research at Minnesota State University, Mankato

The study of single women in early modern Europe (1500-1800) has become a focus of scholarly examination during the past ten years. Historians have recognized that female singleness was often detested as it rejected the societal expectations of women that included domesticity and submission. But what they have yet to identify are the valuable economic contributions single women as a whole provided to society. In order to offer further research to this study, I examined 1795 census records from the Archives départementals de la Côte d’Or in Dijon, France that I translated from French to English. The census I ...


University Archives And Community Organizations: Ensuring Access Through Collaboration, Jessica R. Holden, Andrew Elder, Joanne Riley 2014 University of Massachusetts Boston

University Archives And Community Organizations: Ensuring Access Through Collaboration, Jessica R. Holden, Andrew Elder, Joanne Riley

Joseph P. Healey Library Publications

How can a university archives establish a successful ongoing relationship with a community organization? What are the benefits and challenges of such a collaboration? University of Massachusetts Boston’s Archives and Special Collections (UASC) explored these questions while working with The Irish Ancestral Research Association (TIARA) to preserve and provide access to 79,000 mortuary records from the Massachusetts Catholic Order of Foresters. Elements of the collaboration included shifting stewardship of the records from the Foresters to TIARA to UMass Boston, integrating TIARA’s efforts in processing and indexing the records into the Archives’ workflow, providing in-person and electronic access ...


"They Are Just Like Us": The 1960 Winter Olympics And U.S.-Soviet Relations, Joe Schiller 2014 Minnesota State University, Mankato

"They Are Just Like Us": The 1960 Winter Olympics And U.S.-Soviet Relations, Joe Schiller

Journal of Undergraduate Research at Minnesota State University, Mankato

My research examined American attitudes towards the Soviet Union and the Eastern Bloc at the 1960, Squaw Valley Winter Olympics. This includes the press‟ prevailing attitude in its depictions of American and western European athletes, versus those of Eastern European athletes. Parallels between these and the 1980 Lake Placid Winter Games are of especial import; a Cold War era Olympics, on American soil, pitting American capitalism against Soviet communism, where the underdog Americans score an ice hockey victory over the Soviets en route to a gold medal. In 1980 the ice hockey competition was highly politicized, and historians have devoted ...


An Ordinary Congressman And An Extraordinary Scandal: Alex Mcmillan And Iran-Contra, Rob Matsick 2014 Minnesota State University, Mankato

An Ordinary Congressman And An Extraordinary Scandal: Alex Mcmillan And Iran-Contra, Rob Matsick

Journal of Undergraduate Research at Minnesota State University, Mankato

The Iran-Contra Affair was an infamous soap opera that pushed the Reagan Administration to the brink of annihilation. The repercussions to the main players of this and other tantalizing political affairs have been regurgitated ad nauseum. However, the effects on the more general political scene are often ignored. This paper is a case study that examines the diversionary political route that Alex McMillan, a Congressman unknown outside of North Carolina, takes to handle the negative effects of a Republican crisis to a Congressman that shares the party, but not the blame, for a national scandal. This case study aims to ...


Us Intervention In Russia 1918-1920: The Forgotten Mutiny, Austin Lee 2014 Minnesota State University, Mankato

Us Intervention In Russia 1918-1920: The Forgotten Mutiny, Austin Lee

Journal of Undergraduate Research at Minnesota State University, Mankato

After Russia withdrew from WWI, the Allied nations worried about Germany relocating its eastern front forces to the western front. Britain and France both urged the United States to militarily intervene in Russia to reopen the eastern front. Although President Wilson initially ignored this proposition of the Allied nations, he reconsidered in 1918 and ordered troops to Russia. Many scholars have examined the US intervention in Russia and debated why Wilson decided to use American troops in Russia. The preoccupation among historians as to why these troops were sent to Russia has caused them to overlook the underlying reasons the ...


The Right Reflection: Improving Women's Self-Acceptance, Pam Alfrey Hernandez 2014 University of Pennsylvania

The Right Reflection: Improving Women's Self-Acceptance, Pam Alfrey Hernandez

Master of Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP) Capstone Projects

This capstone is about women and self-acceptance. The title, The Right Reflection, alludes to the fact that none of us see ourselves directly, only through the reflections of others. Sometimes women’s reflections are distorted due to destructive cultural messages that women receive and internalize and maladaptive thinking they then develop. Books as recent as The Confidence Code (Katy & Shipman, 2014) and concepts a bit older such as the Imposter Phenomenon (Clance & Imes, 1978) point to the reality that women view themselves as less-qualified, intelligent and deserving than men or other women. This capstone explores the role of low self-acceptance ...


Animals And War: Studies Of Europe And North America Edited By Ryan Hediger, Rebecca Raglon 2014 Wilfrid Laurier University

Animals And War: Studies Of Europe And North America Edited By Ryan Hediger, Rebecca Raglon

The Goose

Review of Animals and War: Studies of Europe and North America, edited by Ryan Hediger.


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