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Chicago's Public Servants: Making History Interviews With William M. Daley And Jesse White Jr., Timothy J. Gilfoyle Apr 2016

Chicago's Public Servants: Making History Interviews With William M. Daley And Jesse White Jr., Timothy J. Gilfoyle

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Bill Daley and Jesse White have devoted their lives to public service. Daley grew up in Chicago’s best-known political family, but while his father and brother were fixtures in local and state politics, he has maintained a national profile, serving in the Jimmy Carter administration, on Bill Clinton’s cabinet, as national chair of Al Gore’s presidential campaign in 2000, and as White House chief of staff for Barack Obama.1 White, a standout athlete and inductee into the Halls of Fame for the Southwestern Athletic Conference, Alabama State University, and the Chicago Public League Basketball Coaches Association ...


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

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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 ...