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Women Of The Incan Empire: Before And After The Conquest Of Peru, Sarah A. Hunt 2016 Southern Adventist Univeristy

Women Of The Incan Empire: Before And After The Conquest Of Peru, Sarah A. Hunt

Student Research

This paper contrasts the life of Incan women before and after the Spanish conquest of Peru by Pizarro. Spanish colonization of Peru had a significant, negative impact on Incan women, across social, economic, and religious sectors. Before the conquest, women held fairly complimentary, rather than subordinate roles to men in society. Spanish rule introduced a strict patriarchy, which reduced Incan women to second-class citizens. The Spanish exploited women within the economy, and destroyed the once revered female religious institutions. Examining women in conquest history provides an intimate look at gender and power relations, socio-economics, and the shifting familial and cultural ...


The Bodies, Minds, Desires And Scorn Of Britain's "Stepdaughters Of War", Alexandra J. Lightle 2016 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

The Bodies, Minds, Desires And Scorn Of Britain's "Stepdaughters Of War", Alexandra J. Lightle

All Graduate Works by Year: Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

This thesis revolves around Evadne Price’s novel, Not So Quiet… Stepdaughters of War, published in 1930 under the pen name Helen Zenna Smith. The book delves into the inner life of a young female driver in a voluntary ambulance corps in France during World War I. Throughout the novel the reader is witness to the hardships of young women who left their sheltered drawing rooms only to be plunged into the apocalyptic landscape of the Western Front. They were ill informed as to what they were volunteering for and they struggled desperately to cope with the heretofore unimagined carnage ...


Contributors To Indian Catholicism: Interventions And Imaginings, Mathew Schmalz 2016 College of the Holy Cross

Contributors To Indian Catholicism: Interventions And Imaginings, Mathew Schmalz

Journal of Global Catholicism

Contributors to Indian Catholicism: Interventions and Imaginings, the inaugural issue of the Journal of Global Catholicism.


The Tying Of The Ceremonial Wedding Thread: A Feminist Analysis Of “Ritual” And “Tradition” Among Syro-Malabar Catholics In India, Sonja Thomas 2016 Colby College

The Tying Of The Ceremonial Wedding Thread: A Feminist Analysis Of “Ritual” And “Tradition” Among Syro-Malabar Catholics In India, Sonja Thomas

Journal of Global Catholicism

This article presents a feminist analysis of patriarchy persisting in Catholicism of the Syro-Malabar rite in Kerala. The article specifically considers the impact of charismatic Catholicism on women of the Syro-Malabar rite and argues that it is important to interrogate this new face of religiosity in order to fully understand how certain rituals are allowed to change and be fluid, while others, especially concerning female sexuality, are enshrined as “tradition” which often restricts the parameters for women’s empowerment and may reinforce caste and patriarchal hegemonies preventing feminist solidarity across different religious- and caste-based groups.


Maria Susanna Cummins' London Letters: April 1860, Heidi LM Jacobs 2016 University of Windsor

Maria Susanna Cummins' London Letters: April 1860, Heidi Lm Jacobs

Heidi Jacobs

Within scholarship on Maria Susanna Cummins (1827-1866), there are two recurrent phrases: "author of the best-selling novel The Lamplighter" and "little is known about her life." Despite the early contextualization of Cummins by various scholars, most of the recent critical work on Cummins has centered on her first and best-known novel, The Lamplighter (1854). Very little critical attention has been paid to Cummins's life, her career as a publishing author, her lesser known novels, her periodical publications, and her archived letters. Written in the weeks preceding the publication in the United States and Britain of her third novel, El ...


Comfort Women: The 1946-1948 Tokyo War Crimes Trials And Historical Blindness, Kathryn J. Witt Ms. 2016 University of Wisconsin, La Crosse

Comfort Women: The 1946-1948 Tokyo War Crimes Trials And Historical Blindness, Kathryn J. Witt Ms.

The Great Lakes Journal of Undergraduate History

This essay analyzes why the comfort women were not mentioned until recent decades. The essay starts with an overview of Japan’s colonization and formation of the Comfort Women system; next, the history of the women and a comparison between the Korean and Dutch comfort women are being compared before going into the Tokyo War Crimes Trials. It discusses historical blindness through the Tokyo War Crimes Trials. There are three factors into how the United States government officials, including General Douglas MacArthur and Joseph Berry Keenan, manipulated the trials: United States government’s conduct, the general view on gender crimes ...


Ms-199: Mary Metcalf Barrett Letters, Lauren H. Roedner 2016 Gettysburg College

Ms-199: Mary Metcalf Barrett Letters, Lauren H. Roedner

All Finding Aids

This collection is comprised of seventeen Civil War era letters from Mary Metcalf Barrett to her sister, Elvira Metcalf Aplin between 1859 and 1872. She discusses her feelings about the Civil War, her worry over her son and nephews away fighting, her experiences of life on the home front in Manchester, New Hampshire during the war when foodstuffs are expensive and sometimes hard to find. She repeatedly mentions the mills and industries in town limiting hours or closing altogether, affecting all the employees and making the town destitute. She talks about her income from making and mending clothing but also ...


The Art Of Misogyny: The Struggle Of Female Tattooists In An Industry Of Men, Alison Waller 2016 Sarah Lawrence College

The Art Of Misogyny: The Struggle Of Female Tattooists In An Industry Of Men, Alison Waller

Women's History Theses and Capstones

No abstract provided.


No More Silence: How Federal Policies Address The Culture Of Sexual Violence On College Campuses, Michelle Kathryn Guile 2016 Sarah Lawrence College

No More Silence: How Federal Policies Address The Culture Of Sexual Violence On College Campuses, Michelle Kathryn Guile

Women's History Theses and Capstones

No abstract provided.


Yes, And Back Again By Sandy Marie Bonny, Catriona Duncan 2016 University of Victoria

Yes, And Back Again By Sandy Marie Bonny, Catriona Duncan

The Goose

Review of Sandy Marie Bonny's Yes, and Back Again.


Rasdall, Lillie F., 1885-1908 (Sc 3045), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2016 Western Kentucky University

Rasdall, Lillie F., 1885-1908 (Sc 3045), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3045. Letter, 16 January 1907, of Lillie Rasdall, Bowling Green, Kentucky, to S. E. Mantz, Webster, Iowa. In reply to his personal ad, she describes herself and offers to exchange photographs. She remarks that she moved to Bowling Green from the country three years ago, and praises the city’s churches, especially the Roman Catholic church.


Teaching In A Gendered World, Karen Sotiropolous, Ian Christopher Fletcher 2016 Selected Works

Teaching In A Gendered World, Karen Sotiropolous, Ian Christopher Fletcher

Karen Sotiropolous

No abstract provided.


Imagery And Objectification: A Study Of Early Modern Queenship, Heather R. Geiter 2016 East Tennessee State University

Imagery And Objectification: A Study Of Early Modern Queenship, Heather R. Geiter

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Queen Anne Boleyn (~1507-1536) failed to meet social norms during her time as Queen Consort to Henry VIII (1491-1548). By tracing concepts of queenship through the works of Chrétien de Troyes, Andreas Capellanus, Thomas Malory, and Juan Luis Vives this thesis demonstrates how Anne united the office of queen and mistress to bring her downfall and introduce a new construct of queenship.


Homeward Bound: American Families In The Cold War Era, Caitlin Moser 2016 La Salle University

Homeward Bound: American Families In The Cold War Era, Caitlin Moser

The Histories

Elaine Tyler May received her B.A. (1969), M.A. (1970) and Ph. D. (1975) in United States History from the University of California in Los Angeles. She is currently Regents Professor of American Studies and History at the University of Minnesota. Prior to joining the University of Minnesota, she taught at Princeton University from 1974 to 1978. An extraordinary vitae, May was the Distinguished Fulbright Chair in American History at University College in Dublin, Ireland in 1996. In 2008, she was the Douglas Southall Freeman Visiting Professor of American History at the University of Richmond. A distinguished twentieth-century historian ...


The Woman Solution: A History Of Women Emerging In The Field Of American Psychology, Marianne McClain 2016 La Salle University

The Woman Solution: A History Of Women Emerging In The Field Of American Psychology, Marianne Mcclain

The Histories

The goal of this paper is to provide readers with knowledge that women played a role in the development of the field of psychology in the United States. First, the cultural influences during the time period of the early development of psychology as a distinct discipline will be reviewed. This will include a brief overview of feminist efforts during the 1800s, as well as societal views and barriers for women in the late 1800s to the early 1900s when psychology was being delineated and established as a separate profession. This will help to increase the understanding of how difficult and ...


A Tale Of Two Sisters: Family Histories From The Strait Salish Borderlands, Katrina Jagodinsky 2016 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

A Tale Of Two Sisters: Family Histories From The Strait Salish Borderlands, Katrina Jagodinsky

Faculty Publications, Department of History

Based on legal and genealogical records, this microhistory chronicles the difficult choices between whiteness and Indianness made by two Salish sisters and their biracial children in order to maintain their kinship networks throughout the Salish Sea borderlands between 1865 and 1919. While some of these choices obscured individual family members from historical records, reading their lives in tandem with other family members’ histories reveals remarkable persistence in the midst of dramatic racial and political transformation. Focused primarily on San Juan Island residents, this article suggests that indigenous and interracial family histories of the Pacific Northwest and other borderland regions in ...


Nocquet, Emilie, 1830?-1883 (Sc 3020), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2016 Western Kentucky University

Nocquet, Emilie, 1830?-1883 (Sc 3020), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3020. Letters of Emilie Nocquet, Chicago, Illinois, to Catherine Gerard, Bowling Green, Kentucky. On 19 September 1865, she writes of her family in New Albany, Indiana, her husband’s business, and her affection for Catherine’s young daughter. On 22 February 1866, she relates further news of her family and husband, and wonders if Catherine has another baby; in light of her delicate health, she suggests that Catherine send her husband “trav[e]ling” and offers to help “give him a good whip[p]ing.”


Sacrificing Our Daughters: Changing Perceptions Of Prostitution In Iowa, 1880-1915, Hope C. Mitchell 2016 Iowa State University

Sacrificing Our Daughters: Changing Perceptions Of Prostitution In Iowa, 1880-1915, Hope C. Mitchell

Hope Mitchell

Ankeny native Hope Mitchell was this year’s recipient of the Iowa History Center’s annual award for the Outstanding Master’s Thesis in Iowa History. Mitchell received her MA in history from Iowa State University in the spring of 2014 and was recognized for her thesis, “Sacrificing our Daughters: Changing Perceptions of Prostitution in Iowa, 1880-1915.” Not only was she honored by the Center with a plaque and $1,000 prize, she was also featured in a front-page article in the Des Moines Register. Mitchell’s study focused on prostitution in Des Moines and examined the city’s changing ...


The National Dorothea Dix Memorial Association, The National Dorothea Dix Memorial Association 2016 University of New England

The National Dorothea Dix Memorial Association, The National Dorothea Dix Memorial Association

Dorothea Lynde Dix Pamphlets

Brochure for the National Dorothea Dix Memorial Association, containing a short bio of Dix as well as an invitation to join the Association.


Teacher Of America's Legislatures, Raymond Schuessler 2016 University of New England

Teacher Of America's Legislatures, Raymond Schuessler

Dorothea Lynde Dix Pamphlets

Photocopy of article by Raymond Schuessler about Dorothea Dix and her work "humanizing the care of the insane." From the Nov-Dec 1978 issue of the NRTA Journal.


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