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Alianzas Estratégicas, Guillermo Arosemena 2015 SelectedWorks

Alianzas Estratégicas, Guillermo Arosemena

Guillermo Arosemena

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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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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

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A Business Trust For Partnerships? Early Conceptions Of Company-Related Assets In Legal Literature, And Antwerp Forensic And Commercial Practice (Later Sixteenth-Early Seventeenth Century), Dave De ruysscher 2015 SelectedWorks

A Business Trust For Partnerships? Early Conceptions Of Company-Related Assets In Legal Literature, And Antwerp Forensic And Commercial Practice (Later Sixteenth-Early Seventeenth Century), Dave De Ruysscher

Dave De ruysscher

The Antwerp example demonstrates that in the early modern period entity shielding for partnerships existed in some form by law, and that it was devised in doctrine and the practice of courts rather than in legislation. The affectation of assets for the business venture that did not entail limited liability nonetheless allowed for a some separation of personal from partnership-related goods. This innovation, which was set forth in doctrine in the early 1600s, was important in a mercantile context in which partnerships having open goals and with active partners or directors engaged in diverse business activities. Yet, according to an ...


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

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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.


Beauty, Soft Power, And The Politics Of Womanhood During The U.S. Occupation Of Japan, 1945-1952, Malia McAndrew 2014 SelectedWorks

Beauty, Soft Power, And The Politics Of Womanhood During The U.S. Occupation Of Japan, 1945-1952, Malia Mcandrew

Malia McAndrew

This article examines the promotion of American ideals of womanhood and beauty by the military forces that occupied Japan following World War II. It analyzes an array of U.S. Occupation records, including prominent postwar Japanese women’s magazines and the American propaganda and censorship records that pertain to these periodicals. While foreign military occupations are not frequently associated with dispensing fashion advice or sponsoring beauty contests, this essay will explore why the United States deemed such measures essential. As this article shows, the victors conceived of their gendered interventions as a means for developing America’s vision of democracy ...


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

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

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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

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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.


Officers Of Early Republic Philadelphia Corporations, Andrew M. Schocket 2014 University of Pennsylvania

Officers Of Early Republic Philadelphia Corporations, Andrew M. Schocket

The Magazine of Early American Datasets (MEAD)

A large and representative but not exhaustive compilation of the elected and appointed officers of Philadelphia-area business corporations from the 1780s through the 1830s. It includes the officers of banks, insurance companies, turnpike companies, bridge companies, canal companies, river navigation companies, and railroad companies.


The Underground Press In Grand Rapids: The Root, Ian M. Post 2014 Grand Valley State University

The Underground Press In Grand Rapids: The Root, Ian M. Post

Grand Valley Journal of History

In the midst of the socially turbulent 1960s, the underground press movement in America sought to restore journalism and report on issues that the rising youth and New Left believed were important. Many believed these newspapers were subversive because of the content and goals of their publications, which drove their creators "underground". Despite the political and social conservatism of West Michigan, the Grand Rapids area was not exempt from the underground press movement. Several underground newspapers, discovered in the Grand Rapids Public Library's archives, provide an account of the local contribution to this national context, specifically in The Root.


Stockholders In The Bank Of Pennsylvania, 1790, Andrew M. Schocket 2014 University of Pennsylvania

Stockholders In The Bank Of Pennsylvania, 1790, Andrew M. Schocket

The Magazine of Early American Datasets (MEAD)

A list of stockholders in the Bank of Pennsylvania, sorted alphabetically.


Dowsman, George B. (Sc 2867), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2014 Western Kentucky University

Dowsman, George B. (Sc 2867), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full text of letter (click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 2867. Letter, 24 September 1862, of George B. Dowsman, Company H, 75th Indiana Infantry. Writing from camp in Louisville, Kentucky, he describes conditions preceding a possible attack by Confederate General Braxton Bragg’s army, his company’s readiness, and its recent movements in Kentucky.


Larkins Family Letters (Sc 2868), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2014 Western Kentucky University

Larkins Family Letters (Sc 2868), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2868. Letter, 11 April 1859, of Carroll Larkins, Trigg County, Kentucky, to his future wife Verona Mary Bard in Greenville, Kentucky, discussing his upcoming visit; also letter, 6 December 1863, of Josephine (Brandon) Larkins to her husband (Carroll’s brother) Samuel Larkins, then serving as a state representative in Frankfort, Kentucky, with family news and greetings from home. Includes data about the correspondents.


Panama Canal - 100th Anniversary (Sc 2869), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2014 Western Kentucky University

Panama Canal - 100th Anniversary (Sc 2869), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full text of blog entries (click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 2869. WKU Libraries blog entries relating to the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Panama Canal. Entries concentrate on materials held by WKU’s Department of Library Special Collections and are illustrated with items from the collection.


Wilson, John W. (Sc 2865), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2014 Western Kentucky University

Wilson, John W. (Sc 2865), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full text (click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 2865. Letter, 2 July 1864, of John W. Wilson, Company B, 2nd Kentucky Battalion Cavalry, written from Bristol, Virginia to the father of Private James Minter informing him that his son was killed at the 2nd Battle of Mt. Sterling, Kentucky and praising his character. Includes associated data on Wilson and Minter.


Disillusionment In War Literature, Esmeralda Kleinreesink 2014 SelectedWorks

Disillusionment In War Literature, Esmeralda Kleinreesink

Esmeralda Kleinreesink

After the First World War, disillusionment is the idea that is most commonly associated with the experience of being a soldier. The romantic ideal of war as a glorious, honourable event, that will turn you into a man is shattered due to the gruesome nature of modern warfare. Or so it is often said. But is it true? Did this feeling of disillusionment start only after the First World War, or are there indications for an earlier start? Is it a country-dependent phenomenon, or one that can be found all over the Western world? And if so, is this feeling ...


Quilts - Logan County, Kentucky (Sc 2864), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2014 Western Kentucky University

Quilts - Logan County, Kentucky (Sc 2864), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2864. Correspondence, promotional material and planning notes for a quilt registry in Logan County, Kentucky, sponsored by the Kentucky Heritage Quilt Society and a subsequent exhibit at the Kentucky Museum, Western Kentucky University.


Perguson, Dee Carl, 1921-2010 (Sc 2861), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2014 Western Kentucky University

Perguson, Dee Carl, 1921-2010 (Sc 2861), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2861. Letters of Ohio County, Kentucky native Dee Carl Perguson, written to Marjorie Clagett, his French teacher at Western Kentucky State Teachers College, during his World War II military service and afterward. He writes observantly of military life while training in Ohio, Georgia and Pennsylvania, of his experiences while serving in North Africa and Italy, and of his reassignment to Florida after suffering an arm wound. He also describes local plant life to Clagett, an accomplished amateur botanist. After the war, he writes from England during his postgraduate study. Settled in Seattle, Washington ...


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