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Moose Crossing: Portland To Portland On The Theodore Roosevelt International Highway, Max Skidmore Dec 2006

Moose Crossing: Portland To Portland On The Theodore Roosevelt International Highway, Max Skidmore

Max J. Skidmore

A history of the northernmost transcontinental road in the US in the1920s and 1930s, including a discussion of the development of ground transportation in the early 20th century, and an account of a modern journey over the old route, a distance of more than 4000 miles; a discussion of Theodore Roosevelt and a brief biography is included.


Living Long With Short Bowel Syndrome: An Historical Case Of Twenty-Nine Years Of Living With Home Parenteral Nutrition, Julie Fairman, C Compher, J Morris, J Mullen Dec 2006

Living Long With Short Bowel Syndrome: An Historical Case Of Twenty-Nine Years Of Living With Home Parenteral Nutrition, Julie Fairman, C Compher, J Morris, J Mullen

Julie A Fairman

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“‘The City I Used To...Visit’: Tourist New Orleans And The Racialized Response To Hurricane Katrina”, Lynnell Thomas Dec 2006

“‘The City I Used To...Visit’: Tourist New Orleans And The Racialized Response To Hurricane Katrina”, Lynnell Thomas

Lynnell Thomas

This article explores the connections between New Orleans’s late 20th-century tourism representations and the mainstream media coverage and national images of the city immediately following Hurricane Katrina. It pays particular attention to the ways that race and class are employed in both instances to create and perpetuate a distorted sense of place that ignore the historical and contemporary realities of the city’s African American population.