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The Influences Of The Public Health Care System And Education System On The Economic Growth Of Swaziland, Grace Greer 2023 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

The Influences Of The Public Health Care System And Education System On The Economic Growth Of Swaziland, Grace Greer

International and Global Studies Undergraduate Honors Theses

The Kingdom of Eswatini, also known as Swaziland, has one of the youngest populations in the world with over 70% of citizens being under the age of 18 years old. This creates a substantial opportunity for economic, social, and educational growth in a country previously plagued with diseases such as HIV/AIDS, poor health care infrastructure cutting off thousands from basic care, and an educational system with a very low attendance rate and an even lower graduation rate. By evaluating the root causes of such issues dating back to the colonial era there is an opportunity to reprioritize health care ...


Collation Model For Ms. Codex 2074: Contra Impedimiam., Dot Porter 2022 University of Pennsylvania

Collation Model For Ms. Codex 2074: Contra Impedimiam., Dot Porter

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Small 15th-century collection of advice and prescriptions for the plague, likely abridged from other manuscript sources. The recommendations address diet, exertion, avoiding public gatherings, and bloodletting. The text of this manuscript is related to that of Paris, BNF lat. 7138, ff. 109-110 in order, vocabulary (except for the use in this manuscript of the term impedimia for plague, rather than the more common epidimia), and references to 14th-century Montpellier physician Joannes Jacobi (f. 3r, 4v).


Awdry V. British Rail: The Politicization Of Thomas The Tank Engine, Matthew J. Bea 2022 Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

Awdry V. British Rail: The Politicization Of Thomas The Tank Engine, Matthew J. Bea

The Forum: Journal of History

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“She May Look Clean, But—”: Venereal Disease In The U.S. Military During World War Ii, Emma Lukin 2022 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

“She May Look Clean, But—”: Venereal Disease In The U.S. Military During World War Ii, Emma Lukin

The Forum: Journal of History

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Collation Model For Ms. Codex 1076: [Prolegomena In Aristotelem] Volume 2, Dot Porter 2022 University of Pennsylvania

Collation Model For Ms. Codex 1076: [Prolegomena In Aristotelem] Volume 2, Dot Porter

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Lecture notes in Latin based on the works of Aristotle, notably the theories on universals, material, form, substance, astronomy, and geometry from the Physics, and logic and rhetoric from the Metaphysics, with tables of contents included at the end of each volume. Written in Italy in 1598. This is the model for Volume 2.


Collation Model For Ms. Codex 1076: [Prolegomena In Aristotelem] Volume 1, Dot Porter 2022 University of Pennsylvania

Collation Model For Ms. Codex 1076: [Prolegomena In Aristotelem] Volume 1, Dot Porter

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Lecture notes in Latin based on the works of Aristotle, notably the theories on universals, material, form, substance, astronomy, and geometry from the Physics, and logic and rhetoric from the Metaphysics, with tables of contents included at the end of each volume. Written in Italy in 1598. This is the model for Volume 1.


Collation Model For Oversize Ms. Codex 108: Splendor Solis Oder Sonnen Glantz, Dot Porter 2022 University of Pennsylvania

Collation Model For Oversize Ms. Codex 108: Splendor Solis Oder Sonnen Glantz, Dot Porter

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Alchemical treatise about the philosophers' stone divided into seven "tracts." Written in Germany in the second half of the 16th century.


Collation Model For Ljs 359: Liber Canonis, Dot Porter 2022 University of Pennsylvania

Collation Model For Ljs 359: Liber Canonis, Dot Porter

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Sections from Books 1 and 2 of Avicenna's 11th-century comprehensive medical work, as translated into Latin in the 12th century by Gherardo da Cremona. Book 1 addresses medicine generally; the section in the manuscript is from the first treatise and concerns the four elements. Book 2 is devoted to materia medica. A few small stemmata are drawn in the lower margins in Book 1(f. 3r-4r), and marginal notes and headings appear throughout, with marginal chapter numbers in the section from Book 2 (f. 12r-17v). Repairs to the centers of leaves in the section from Book 1, with vellum ...


Collation Model For Ljs 27: Algorismus., Dot Porter 2022 University of Pennsylvania

Collation Model For Ljs 27: Algorismus., Dot Porter

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Pedagogical treatise on commercial and practical arithmetic, with extensive use of arabic numerals and problems illustrated with scenes from daily life.


The Storytelling Cure: Medicine And Narrative From Galen To Shahrazad And Rousseau, Ryan A. Milov-Cordoba 2022 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

The Storytelling Cure: Medicine And Narrative From Galen To Shahrazad And Rousseau, Ryan A. Milov-Cordoba

Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

Are stories healing? This dissertation introduces and explores an idea that I call “the storytelling cure.” With this term I capture a set of related notions about the healing power of stories that span literary studies, intellectual history, philosophy, and medical practice. Through a comparative study I make the case for “the storytelling cure” as a cross-cultural, multiconfessional, and multilingual phenomenon of great age, complexity, and power, worthy of the most sustained attention by the contemporary field of Comparative Literature. Concretely, this dissertation presents three extended case studies of “storytelling cures” from three different kinds of texts (case history, frame ...


Collation Model For Oversize Ms. Codex 110: [Alchemical Miscellany], Dot Porter 2022 University of Pennsylvania

Collation Model For Oversize Ms. Codex 110: [Alchemical Miscellany], Dot Porter

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Collection of four works concerning alchemy by Roger Bacon, Morienus Romanus (apocryphal), Geber (i.e., Jābir ibn Ḥayyān), and Avicenna. Includes an index to the volume that is incomplete and badly damaged.


Collation Model For Oversize Ms. Codex 111: [Alchemical Miscellany], Dot Porter 2022 University of Pennsylvania

Collation Model For Oversize Ms. Codex 111: [Alchemical Miscellany], Dot Porter

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Collection of 34 alchemical treatises, verses and recipes. More than a quarter of them are by George Ripley; other authors represented are Ramón Llull, Guido de Montanor, Geber, Pearce the Black Monk, Johan Isaäc Hollandus, Arnaldus de Villanova, and Constantine the African.


Collation Model For Ms. Codex 124: Raccolta Di Celebri Arcani..., Dot Porter 2022 University of Pennsylvania

Collation Model For Ms. Codex 124: Raccolta Di Celebri Arcani..., Dot Porter

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Chemical/alchemical work (p. 1-154), preceded by an explanation of astronomical and chemical symbols and by a table of contents (p. [vii]-[xii] before p. 1), to which page references were added by the same hand that added the pagination. Begins (p. 1) with a chapter on "lapis philosophorum" and continues with astrological, alchemical and pharmaceutical sections, e.g. Sole di Fra Giorgio d'Armenia; sole in mercurio; lavoro mercuriale; oglio d'antimonio' sale di vitriolo; purificatione di mercurio; ad morbum gallicum. Also includes a litany of the Blessed Virgin (p.158-159), very similar to the Litany of Loreto.


Collation Model For Ljs 483: [Questions On Aristotle's Physics], Dot Porter 2022 University of Pennsylvania

Collation Model For Ljs 483: [Questions On Aristotle's Physics], Dot Porter

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Commentary on Aristotle's Physics in the form of questions and answers following the content of the 8 books of the Physics. Each question begins with a U/V standing for the Latin word utrum (whether). Finding tabs, possibly of parchment, correspond to the book divisions of the Physics (f. 87, 115, 150, 176, 195; one tab torn out, f. 206). Numerous marginal notes. A leaf of text after the material on the Physics with the repeated heading Propleuma and paragraphs beginning with the Latin word dubitatur (it is questioned) may concern the Problemata attributed to Aristotle (f. 230r). Among ...


Collation Model For Oversize Ljs 46: Herbal ... [Etc.], Dot Porter 2022 University of Pennsylvania

Collation Model For Oversize Ljs 46: Herbal ... [Etc.], Dot Porter

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Italian illustrated herbal, with a group of texts in English, Latin, and Spanish about Morocco added less than a century later.


Collation Model For Ljs 264: Ymage Du Monde., Dot Porter 2022 University of Pennsylvania

Collation Model For Ljs 264: Ymage Du Monde., Dot Porter

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Summary of all knowledge, divided into 3 parts on the creation of the world and man, geography, and astronomy; copy of the earliest recension in 6,600 octosyllabic lines of verse, as composed in 1245 by Gautier of Metz.


Collation Model For Ljs 23: [De Natura Rerum]., Dot Porter 2022 University of Pennsylvania

Collation Model For Ljs 23: [De Natura Rerum]., Dot Porter

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Gatherings from Books VII-XX of Thomas's general introduction to science, including parts of his sections on fish, insects and invertebrates, trees, cosmology and astronomy, herbs, springs, gems, wind and clouds, the four elements, stars, and eclipses. One of the earliest known copies of this text. Notes in a modern German hand on front flyleaves and occasionally in margins.


The Development Of Synthetic Rubber And Its Significance In World War Ii, Nyla Provost 2022 CSUSB

The Development Of Synthetic Rubber And Its Significance In World War Ii, Nyla Provost

History in the Making

Rubber has been one of humanity’s most vital resources for hundreds of years. World War II was a pivotal event in the history of rubber that permanently altered the industry forever. Prior to World War II, the majority of the rubber in the United States came from foreign rubber plantations. The United States’ reliance on foreign rubber led to a crisis in the early twentieth century. Shortly after the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, Japanese forces in Southeast Asia captured ninety percent of the United States’ natural rubber supply. This was a monumental event as rubber ...


Collation Model For Ljs 24: [Medical Miscellany]., Dot Porter 2022 University of Pennsylvania

Collation Model For Ljs 24: [Medical Miscellany]., Dot Porter

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Collection of 10th- through early 13th-century texts that formed the standard 13th-century medical curriculum (referred to and printed in the Renaissance under the collective title Articella), here copied in the mid-13th century with inhabited initials showing medical scenes. 5 works of Isaac Israeli concerning diet, urine, fevers, and the elements, which were translated into Latin in the 11th century by Constantine the African, a Benedictine monk, comprise most of the manuscript. These are preceded by a brief introduction to Galen and 2 short works on the pulse, the later of which, by Gilles de Corbeil, is the latest work in ...


Collation Model For Ljs 172: [Tabulae Directionum Et Profectionum]. [Tabella Sinus Recti]., Dot Porter 2022 University of Pennsylvania

Collation Model For Ljs 172: [Tabulae Directionum Et Profectionum]. [Tabella Sinus Recti]., Dot Porter

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Astronomical tables of declinations and ascensions and a table of sines, copied not long after their completion by Regiomontanus in 1467.


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