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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.


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

No abstract provided.


Race, Labor, And Migration: The Legacy Of The Fepc And Puget Sound Navy Yard, Aaron Chapman 2015 University of Washington Tacoma

Race, Labor, And Migration: The Legacy Of The Fepc And Puget Sound Navy Yard, Aaron Chapman

History Undergraduate Theses

This paper is an exploration of the experiences of black workers at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard during the Second World War. The primary focus is on the immediate effects of President Roosevelt's Executive Order 8802 and Fair Employment Practices Commission, especially discrimination experiences of black workers. However, long-term effects such as migration out of the heavily segregated south and Civil Rights Movement precursors are also emphasized.


1898: The Start Of American Imperialism, Or Its End?, Tyler G. Miller 2015 University of Washington - Tacoma Campus

1898: The Start Of American Imperialism, Or Its End?, Tyler G. Miller

History Undergraduate Theses

The year 1898, with the annexation of Hawaii and the results of Spanish-American War – namely the acquisition of more overseas territory – has traditionally served as the benchmark for what would be known as ‘American Imperialism’. At the time, and in the 117 years since, very little material has been produced which questions either the nature of ‘American Imperialism’ or its assumed start date. This paper seeks to accomplish exactly those aims. By first exploring the historiography of the broader nature of ‘imperialism’, then seeing how the ‘American System’ adapted and applied it, I will use specific case-study examples to test ...


What Aspects Of A Religion Influence Its Information Landscape?, Timothy Gorichanaz 2015 Drexel University

What Aspects Of A Religion Influence Its Information Landscape?, Timothy Gorichanaz

Annual Conference on Information and Religion

Abstract: Advances in technology allow for new modes of access to both secular and religious information. Historically, some religious groups seem to have been eager to acknowledge technological developments, while others have done so reluctantly. Nevertheless, the sustainability of a religious tradition depends on the ability of its practitioners to continually access information in an evolving world. Modern technology has occasioned such innovations as online religious communities and the wide availability of sacred texts and exegeses, to the extent that a person can practice a religion using entirely online tools—without ever setting foot in a physical place of worship ...


What Role Did The Sassanid Empire Truly Play In The Fall Of The Western Roman Empire? Exploring Divergences In Causal Frameworks, Nicholas Vladimir Strunc, Nicholas Vladimir Strunc 2015 Bates College

What Role Did The Sassanid Empire Truly Play In The Fall Of The Western Roman Empire? Exploring Divergences In Causal Frameworks, Nicholas Vladimir Strunc, Nicholas Vladimir Strunc

Honors Theses

This thesis attempts to widen the existing body of literature regarding the decline and fall of the Western Roman Empire by adding the contributions of the Sassanid Empire to the literary discussion. The argument of this thesis will be that the Sassanid Empire exacerbated structural weaknesses in several facets of the Roman imperial system to an extent that the Sassanid Empire must be considered a necessary and contributory cause in the decline and fall of the Western Roman Empire. The source evidence will be drawn from contemporary literary sources, archeological evidence, and numismatic analysis. This thesis will not posit a ...


Wonder Woman Revealed: William Moulton Marston, World War Ii And The Rise Of A Superheroine (1941-1959), Rebecca Katherine Carifio 2015 Bates College

Wonder Woman Revealed: William Moulton Marston, World War Ii And The Rise Of A Superheroine (1941-1959), Rebecca Katherine Carifio

Honors Theses

Wonder Woman, the most recognizable female superheroine of all time, was created in 1941, on the eve of American involvement in World War II. How did Wonder Woman become popular at this time, 20 years before the feminist movement embraced her as an icon of women’s power? This thesis argues that Wonder Woman’s popularity can be attributed to the comics’ internalization of contradictions of wartime feminine identity in popular culture, which spanned from the temporarily empowered Rosie the Riveter to ultra-feminine pin-up girls. The character also reflects the paradoxes of her creator’s philosophies: Dr. William Moulton Marston ...


Nuancing Czech Secularism And Debunking Assumptions Of Atheism: Finding Spirituality And Questioning Identity In A Culturally Christian Post-Communist Society, Molly Irene Pailet 2015 Bates College

Nuancing Czech Secularism And Debunking Assumptions Of Atheism: Finding Spirituality And Questioning Identity In A Culturally Christian Post-Communist Society, Molly Irene Pailet

Honors Theses

After a history of religious wars, movements, and suppressed religious activity during Communism, the Czech Republic continues to secularize and is recognized as one of the most secular countries in the world. In my thesis I explore the character of this assumed secularism and ask how religion and irreligion in the Czech Republic contribute to Czech identity. Religion, mainly Christianity, might define national culture but only through secular traditions with disintegrated religious significance. My own research allows me to expand on other sociological work in the field and interpret Czech secularism in relation to the present day Czech Republic’s ...


Civil War Staff Rides, Paul Fessler 2015 Dordt College

Civil War Staff Rides, Paul Fessler

Faculty Work: Comprehensive List

"Tired of a visit to historic sites looking like the scene from Chevy Chase’s Vacation where they stand as a family looking at the Grand Canyon for 30 seconds and then heading on? In order to make your upcoming summer visit to a Civil War battlefield not only more educational but far more engaging and interesting, consider taking the “staff ride” approach."

Posting about visiting Civil War battlefields from In All Things - an online hub committed to the claim that the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ has implications for the entire world.

http://inallthings.org/civil-war-staff-rides/


The Legacy Of Mccarthyism On Social Group Work: An Historical Analysis, Janice Andrews, Michael Reisch 2015 University of St. Thomas

The Legacy Of Mccarthyism On Social Group Work: An Historical Analysis, Janice Andrews, Michael Reisch

The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare

This paper explores the impact of McCarthyism on the ideology, education, practice, and public image of group work. The authors argue that the witchhunts that occured during the period and its climate of widespread fear purges and political conservatism diminished the gains the social work profession had made in the 1930s and 1940s through its participation in progressive activities and left the profession, particularly social group work ill-prepared for the issues and activism of the 1960s and 1970s.


African-American Facilities For Dependent And Delinquent Children In Chicago, 1900 To 1920: The Louise Juvenile School And The Amanda Smith School, Anne Meis Knupfer 2015 Purdue University

African-American Facilities For Dependent And Delinquent Children In Chicago, 1900 To 1920: The Louise Juvenile School And The Amanda Smith School, Anne Meis Knupfer

The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare

This article examines two "homes" and later industrial schools founded in the Chicago area for African-American dependent and delinquent children during the Progressive Era: the Louise Juvenile Home and Industrial School; and the Amanda Smith Industrial Home and School. The juvenile court's inception and expansion, especially through the Chicago Woman's Club, as well as African-American club women and probation officers, is first described. The African-American women's activism in fighting segregation and in fund-raising for the schools is especially highlighted. Nonetheless, both schools' success, as well as eventual demise, were due largely to their economic dependence upon the ...


From “Black Is Beautiful” To “Gay Power”: Cultural Frames In The Gay Liberation Movement, Eric Denby 2015 Western Michigan University

From “Black Is Beautiful” To “Gay Power”: Cultural Frames In The Gay Liberation Movement, Eric Denby

The Hilltop Review

In lieu of an abstract, a short excerpt is provided:

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The 1960s and 1970s were a decade of turbulence, militancy, and unrest in America. The post-World War II boom in consumerism and consumption made way for a new post-materialist societal ethos, one that looked past the American dream of home ownership and material wealth. Many citizens were now concerned with social and economic equality, justice for all people of the world, and a restructuring of the capitalist system itself. According to Max Elbaum, the traditional narrative of the 1960s begins with an “idealistic, impassioned” youth working on voter registration and ...


Late Medieval Mediterranean Apocalypticism: Joachimist Ideas In Ramon Llull’S Crusade Treatises, Michael Sanders 2015 Western Michigan University

Late Medieval Mediterranean Apocalypticism: Joachimist Ideas In Ramon Llull’S Crusade Treatises, Michael Sanders

The Hilltop Review

The thirteenth century witnessed dramatic changes that transformed the medieval world and remain important today. The violent changes caused by the War of the Sicilian Vespers and Spiritual Franciscan movement popularized the apocalyptic ideas of the twelfth-century Italian abbot, Joachim of Fiore. The abbot's historical paradigms of biblical history influenced many southern Europeans, including the medieval mystic, missionary, and philosopher Ramon Llull (c. 1232-1316). Llull dedicated his life to converting the world to Catholic Christianity using a variety of means, including evangelical missions, Neoplatonic philosophy, and crusades. Llull's crusade treatises, the Tractatus de modo convertendi infideles (1292), Liber ...


Book Review: Robert Parker. Athenian Religion: A History. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1996., DeAnna Stevens 2015 American Public University System

Book Review: Robert Parker. Athenian Religion: A History. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1996., Deanna Stevens

Saber and Scroll

A review of Robert Parker's Athenian Religion: A History.


Book Review: Charles Freeman. Holy Bones, Holy Dust: How Relics Shaped The History Of Medieval Europe. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2011., Aida Dias 2015 American Public University System

Book Review: Charles Freeman. Holy Bones, Holy Dust: How Relics Shaped The History Of Medieval Europe. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2011., Aida Dias

Saber and Scroll

A review of Charles Freeman's Holy Bones, Holy Dust: How Relics Shaped the History of Medieval Europe.


Book Review: Thomas A. Bogar. Backstage At The Lincoln Assassination: The Untold Story Of The Actors And Stagehands At Ford’S Theatre. Washington, D.C.: Regnery History, 2013., Jennifer Thompson 2015 American Public University System

Book Review: Thomas A. Bogar. Backstage At The Lincoln Assassination: The Untold Story Of The Actors And Stagehands At Ford’S Theatre. Washington, D.C.: Regnery History, 2013., Jennifer Thompson

Saber and Scroll

A review of Thomas A. Bogar's Backstage at the Lincoln Assassination: The Untold Story of the Actors and Stagehands at Ford’s Theatre.


Prelude To Fall Blau: The Second Battle Of Kharkov, Tormod B. Engvig 2015 American Public University System

Prelude To Fall Blau: The Second Battle Of Kharkov, Tormod B. Engvig

Saber and Scroll

The Second Battle of Kharkov represented the Wehrmacht at its highest watermark, and the Red Army at its lowest ebb. Despite its incapability for large-scale offensive action in the spring of 1942, the Red Army attempted to recapture the city of Kharkov in a pincer movement from bridgeheads east of the city. Troops of the South-Western Front, commanded by Marshal Semyon Timoshenko, initially made good ground against Generalfeldmarschall Fedor von Bock’s thinly stretched Army Group South, only to be defeated by superior tactical and operational expertise in a smashing German counterattack.


The Forgotten Battle Of Attu, Mike Van Orden 2015 American Public University System

The Forgotten Battle Of Attu, Mike Van Orden

Saber and Scroll

On 20 August 2012, United States Senator Lisa Murkowski and Coast Guard Rear Admiral Thomas Ostebo dedicated a memorial commemorating the seventieth anniversary of the invasion of Attu. This westernmost and largest island in the Aleutian chain is closer to Japan than mainland Alaska. Attu is a small windswept island that is less than three hundred miles from the International Date Line. Today, it is home to a few Coast Guard personnel but in 1943 it was the site of a bloody battle that claimed over five hundred American and more than two thousand four hundred Japanese lives. It was ...


Walter Prescott Webb: Pioneering The Great Plains And Beyond, Chris Hilmer 2015 American Public University System

Walter Prescott Webb: Pioneering The Great Plains And Beyond, Chris Hilmer

Saber and Scroll

Walter Prescott Webb (1888-1963) was a twentieth century historian whose writings, particularly The Great Plains (1931), revolutionized views of the American West by demonstrating how man had adapted technology and institutions to a new environment and by describing the West, not simply as an idea or a process, but as a distinct geographic region. In 1952, the Mississippi Valley Historical Association chose The Great Plains as “the most important book in the first half of the twentieth century by a living American historian.” A later work, The Great Frontier (1951), applied Webb’s conception of the frontier to the entire ...


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