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The Best Poor Man's Country?: William Penn, Quakers, And Unfree Labor In Atlantic Pennsylvania, Peter B. Kotowski Jan 2016

The Best Poor Man's Country?: William Penn, Quakers, And Unfree Labor In Atlantic Pennsylvania, Peter B. Kotowski

Dissertations

William Penn’s writings famously emphasized notions of egalitarianism, just governance, and moderation in economic pursuits. Twentieth-century scholars took Penn’s rhetoric at his word and interpreted colonial Pennsylvania as nothing less than “the best poor man’s country,” as reflected in the title of one of the most popular histories of the colony. They also imagined a world where all men had access to economic opportunity and lived free from the barbarity endemic to Atlantic world colonies. Despite this halcyon vision of the Peaceable Kingdom, the reality was the opposite: a colony where religious convictions justified what we today ...


Remains To Be Seen: Execution And Embodiment In The Early English Atlantic World, Erin M. Feichtinger Jan 2016

Remains To Be Seen: Execution And Embodiment In The Early English Atlantic World, Erin M. Feichtinger

Dissertations

This dissertation explores the development of capitalism in the early English Atlantic World (1580 - 1752) and the manipulation of the legal system to criminalize the laboring body in order to more fully exploit the productive output of labor.


Mother Jones: Ireland To North America To Ireland, Elliot Gorn Jan 2014

Mother Jones: Ireland To North America To Ireland, Elliot Gorn

History: Faculty Publications and Other Works

Although we don't hear her name so often anymore, Mother Jones was one of the great figures of the early twentieth century. She and her family were refugees from the Famine, and I want to argue here that her early life in Ireland, Canada, and the United States molded her, made her the great crusader for social justice and tribune of the working class that she became as an old woman. "Freedoms just another word for nothing left to lose," Kris Kristofferson has written, words that well describe the life of Mother Jones.


Transatlantic Discourses Of Freedom And Slavery In The English Revolution, John Donoghue Jan 2014

Transatlantic Discourses Of Freedom And Slavery In The English Revolution, John Donoghue

History: Faculty Publications and Other Works

Three themes in the discursive history of freedom and slavery during the English Revolution are explored here: the liberty of conscience, the liberty of the body, and the liberty of commerce. In the contests waged to define these liberties, contending factions of revolutionaries refashioned their opponents’ concepts of freedom as forms of bondage. Although explored in discrete fashion by historians, these discourses of religious, bodily, and commercial liberty hardly operated independently from one another. Indeed, they became increasingly entangled as the Revolution reached its imperial turn (ca. 1649-1655), accompanied as it was by the rise of the slave trade in ...


De-Centering Carl Schmitt: The Colonial State Of Exception And The Criminalization Of The Political In British India, 1905-1920, John Pincince Jan 2014

De-Centering Carl Schmitt: The Colonial State Of Exception And The Criminalization Of The Political In British India, 1905-1920, John Pincince

History: Faculty Publications and Other Works

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Wet Chicago: Prohibition And The Development Of The Informal Alcohol Economy, Brian Doumeth Jolet Jan 2012

Wet Chicago: Prohibition And The Development Of The Informal Alcohol Economy, Brian Doumeth Jolet

Dissertations

The Prohibition-era presents a story of both continuity and change. While the illegal alcohol manufacturing and selling that occurred during the period was not an aberration from the past, the resultant increased wealth and sway of the criminal underworld and the increasing disrespect for the law were new transformations. This dissertation seeks to understand the informal economy in alcohol by examining the multitude of men and women who participated in this black market in the city of Chicago, Illinois. The analysis describes the movement from small-time bootleggers operating within a narrow market to the development of a complex and hierarchical ...


A Land Fit For Heroes?: The Great War, Memory, Popular Culture, And Politics In Ireland Since 1914, Jason Robert Myers Jan 2010

A Land Fit For Heroes?: The Great War, Memory, Popular Culture, And Politics In Ireland Since 1914, Jason Robert Myers

Dissertations

Despite the fact that over 200,000 Irish men fought in the British Army during the First World War, Ireland's sizeable contribution to the war remained in the shadows of history for most of the twentieth century. This dissertation examines the cultural components of the memory of the Great War in Ireland and argues that, taken together, they constitute an alternative Irish national identity that threatened and challenged republican nationalism. These cultural components existed in the realm of vernacular memory, which lay beyond the reach of the Irish government. By examining commemorative rituals, war memorials, and popular culture, this ...


The Loyolan 1980, Loyola University Chicago Jan 1980

The Loyolan 1980, Loyola University Chicago

Loyola University Yearbooks

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The Estates Of County Wexford In The Nineteenth Century: An Analysis Of Their Changing Financial Situation In The Decades Prior To The Land War, Daniel Gahan Jan 1980

The Estates Of County Wexford In The Nineteenth Century: An Analysis Of Their Changing Financial Situation In The Decades Prior To The Land War, Daniel Gahan

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


The Chicago Catholic Worker Movement 1936 To The Present, Francis J. Sicius Jan 1979

The Chicago Catholic Worker Movement 1936 To The Present, Francis J. Sicius

Dissertations

No abstract provided.


The Desmond Rebellions, 1569-1573 And 1579-1583, Claude Ronald Sasso Jan 1978

The Desmond Rebellions, 1569-1573 And 1579-1583, Claude Ronald Sasso

Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Barbadian Cross-Currents: Church-State Confrontation With Quaker And Negro, 1660-1689, Winnifred Winkelman Jan 1976

Barbadian Cross-Currents: Church-State Confrontation With Quaker And Negro, 1660-1689, Winnifred Winkelman

Dissertations

No abstract provided.


The Irish Career Of Charles Gavan Duffy, 1840-1855, Terrence J. Larocca Jan 1975

The Irish Career Of Charles Gavan Duffy, 1840-1855, Terrence J. Larocca

Dissertations

No abstract provided.


The De Witt Colony Of Texas, 1825-1836, Edward Albert Lukes Jan 1970

The De Witt Colony Of Texas, 1825-1836, Edward Albert Lukes

Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Robert S. Abbott's Chicago Defender: A Study In Negro Journalism And Reform, 1910-1920, Henry C. Vander Voort Jan 1970

Robert S. Abbott's Chicago Defender: A Study In Negro Journalism And Reform, 1910-1920, Henry C. Vander Voort

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


T.H.S. Escott: A Tory Radical's View Of Victorian Society, Arthur Walter Lysiak Jan 1968

T.H.S. Escott: A Tory Radical's View Of Victorian Society, Arthur Walter Lysiak

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


Potosi, Its Mines And Its Indians, Louis John Casa Jan 1966

Potosi, Its Mines And Its Indians, Louis John Casa

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


The Paper Mill Industry In The Lower Fox River Valley, Wisconsin, 1872-1890, Dorothy Heesakker Jan 1965

The Paper Mill Industry In The Lower Fox River Valley, Wisconsin, 1872-1890, Dorothy Heesakker

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


A Study Of The Isle Of Man, 1558-1660, Jack Ongemach Jan 1965

A Study Of The Isle Of Man, 1558-1660, Jack Ongemach

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


Great Britain And The Irish Treaty Of 1921, Maureen Patrice Buckley Jan 1956

Great Britain And The Irish Treaty Of 1921, Maureen Patrice Buckley

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


The Interest Of Catholic Leaders In Labor Problems 1875-1900, Jane Dominic Birney Jan 1952

The Interest Of Catholic Leaders In Labor Problems 1875-1900, Jane Dominic Birney

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


The Populist Challenge, 1889-1892, Wallace Ward Reichelt Jan 1949

The Populist Challenge, 1889-1892, Wallace Ward Reichelt

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


The Relationship Of William H. Seward To The Trent Affair, Christopher J. Mcgarigle Jan 1949

The Relationship Of William H. Seward To The Trent Affair, Christopher J. Mcgarigle

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


The Attitude Of The American People Toward The League Of Nations, 1919-1939, Mary Mary Healy Jan 1949

The Attitude Of The American People Toward The League Of Nations, 1919-1939, Mary Mary Healy

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


The Irish Opposition To English Oppression Under The Protector, Margaret E. Mcvey Jan 1946

The Irish Opposition To English Oppression Under The Protector, Margaret E. Mcvey

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


The Relations Between Colombia And The United States, 1904-1944, Mary Eudocia Parsons Jan 1944

The Relations Between Colombia And The United States, 1904-1944, Mary Eudocia Parsons

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


Thomas Howard Ii, Third Duke Of Norfolk, And The English Schism, Edwin Joseph Goerdt Jan 1943

Thomas Howard Ii, Third Duke Of Norfolk, And The English Schism, Edwin Joseph Goerdt

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


The Influence Of The Family In Shaping The Career Of Roger Brooke Taney, Bridget R. Taheny Jan 1942

The Influence Of The Family In Shaping The Career Of Roger Brooke Taney, Bridget R. Taheny

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


The Jesuits In Jamaica, Kathryn Wirtenberger Jan 1942

The Jesuits In Jamaica, Kathryn Wirtenberger

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


The Naval Policy Of The United States, 1919-1931, Lillian Ruth Nelson Jan 1941

The Naval Policy Of The United States, 1919-1931, Lillian Ruth Nelson

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.