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The Oregon Volunteers In The Spanish-American War And Philippine Insurrection : The Annotated And Edited Diary Of Chriss A. Bell, May 2, 1898 To June 24, 1899, James Stanley Rost Jan 1991

The Oregon Volunteers In The Spanish-American War And Philippine Insurrection : The Annotated And Edited Diary Of Chriss A. Bell, May 2, 1898 To June 24, 1899, James Stanley Rost

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This thesis is an annotated and edited typescript of a primary source, the handwritten diary of Chriss A. Bell, of the Second Oregon Volunteer Infantry state militia. The diary concerns the events of Oregon's National Guard state militia in the Spanish-American war in the Philippines, and the Philippine Insurrection that followed. The period of time concerned is from the beginning of May, 1898 to the end of June, 1899.


Food And Females : The Taming Of The Oregon Palate?, Peggy Ann Lutz Jan 1991

Food And Females : The Taming Of The Oregon Palate?, Peggy Ann Lutz

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Food and Females, The Taming of the Oregon Palate? is a study of the variations i n the preparation and consumption of food as reflected in the changes in the roles of women during the hundred years between the settlement of the Hudson's Bay Company at Fort Vancouver and 1920 , which marks the beginning of modern times.


The Angler As Environmentalist : Oregon Trout And The Fight To Save The Wild Salmon Of The Columbia River, John P. Rosenberg Jan 1991

The Angler As Environmentalist : Oregon Trout And The Fight To Save The Wild Salmon Of The Columbia River, John P. Rosenberg

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This paper traces the history of Oregon Trout, an environmental organization in Portland, Oregon, from its beginning in the fall of 1983 through the spring of 1990, when it filed petitions on behalf of four stocks of Columbia and Snake River salmon under the Endangered Species Act. It focuses on Oregon Trout's efforts to preserve the wild salmon of the Columbia River as a contemporary example of anglers acting as environmentalists to conserve threatened or endangered species. According to historian John Reiger in American Sportsmen and the Origins of Conservation, hunters and anglers have been acting in this role ...


English Housewives In Theory And Practice, 1500-1640, Lynn Ann Botelho Jan 1991

English Housewives In Theory And Practice, 1500-1640, Lynn Ann Botelho

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Women in early modem England were expected to marry, and then to become housewives. Despite the fact that nearly fifty percent of the population was in this position, little is known of the expectations and realities of these English housewives. This thesis examines both the expectations and actual lives of middling sort and gentry women in England between 1500 and 1640.


Hispanic Migrant Labor In Oregon, 1940-1990, Colleen Marie Loprinzi Jan 1991

Hispanic Migrant Labor In Oregon, 1940-1990, Colleen Marie Loprinzi

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Hispanic Migrant Labor in Oregon, 1940-1990, describes the history and conditions of Hispanic farmworkers migrating from the southwestern United States, Mexico, and Latin America after the 1940s. This paper uncovers the history and contribution of a people easily forgotten, but essential to the well-being of the economy and the cultural diversity o f Oregon. Though much has been lost in the comings and the goings o f these people, bits and pieces have been recovered from old newspaper clippings, occasional documents recording the concerns and responses of the federal and state governments, rare articles tucked away in little known periodicals ...


The Collapse Of The German Army In The East In The Summer Of 1944 (Volume 1), Stephen Ariel Veal Jan 1991

The Collapse Of The German Army In The East In The Summer Of 1944 (Volume 1), Stephen Ariel Veal

Dissertations and Theses

The collapse of the German Army in the East in the Summer of 1944 is analyzed and determined to be the result of the following specific factors: German intelligence failures; German defensive doctrine; loss of German air superiority; Lend-Lease aid to the Soviet Union; German mobile reserves committed in the West; Soviet numerical superiority; and Soviet offensive doctrine and tactics. The collapse of Army Group Center, the destruction of the XIII Army Corps, and the collapse of Army Group South Ukraine in Romania during the Summer of 1944 are examined in detail. The significance of the collapse of the German ...


The Foundation For Revolution : Educational Reforms In Late ChʻIng China, Andrea Asbell Jan 1991

The Foundation For Revolution : Educational Reforms In Late ChʻIng China, Andrea Asbell

Dissertations and Theses

Historical consensus has labeled the educational reform efforts of China's scholar-officials in the second half of the nineteenth century as merely reactions to external circumstances and therefore has concluded that these reforms were "failures". The youthful revolt against Chinese cultural traditions, which culminated in the May Fourth Movement of 1919, has frequently been cited as a clear demonstration that previous educational reforms had failed. However, when viewed as the intellectual phase of the revolutionary process, reform activities among members of China's bureaucratic and scholarly elite in the four and one half decades from the 1860s to the early ...


The Collapse Of The German Army In The East In The Summer Of 1944 (Volume 2), Stephen Ariel Veal Jan 1991

The Collapse Of The German Army In The East In The Summer Of 1944 (Volume 2), Stephen Ariel Veal

Dissertations and Theses

The collapse of the German Army in the East in the Summer of 1944 is analyzed and determined to be the result of the following specific factors: German intelligence failures; German defensive doctrine; loss of German air superiority; Lend-Lease aid to the Soviet Union; German mobile reserves committed in the West; Soviet numerical superiority; and Soviet offensive doctrine and tactics. The collapse of Army Group Center, the destruction of the XIII Army Corps, and the collapse of Army Group South Ukraine in Romania during the Summer of 1944 are examined in detail. The significance of the collapse of the German ...


Chinese Women As Cultural Participants And Symbols In Nineteenth Century America, Tina Michele Landroche Jan 1991

Chinese Women As Cultural Participants And Symbols In Nineteenth Century America, Tina Michele Landroche

Dissertations and Theses

Chinese female immigrants were active cultural contributors and participants in nineteenth century America, yet Americans often simplified their roles into crude stereotypes and media symbols. The early western accounts concerning females in China created the fundamental images that were the basis of the later stereotypes of women immigrants. The fact that a majority of the period's Chinese female immigrants became prostitutes fueled anti-Chinese feelings. This thesis investigates the general existence of Chinese prostitutes in nineteenth century America and how they were portrayed in the media. American attitudes toward white women and their images of Chinese women created the stereotype ...


The Judicial Message In Seneca's Apocolocyntosis, Sylvia Gray Kaplan Jan 1991

The Judicial Message In Seneca's Apocolocyntosis, Sylvia Gray Kaplan

Dissertations and Theses

Seneca's Apocolocyntosis is a sat.ire on the deceased emperor Claudius. probably written in the early months after his death in AD54. Although the authorship and title of the work have been called into question. scholars have now reached a consensus that the sat.ire was written by Seneca and is titled "Apocolocyntosis." Its purpose, characteristic of the Menippean genre, was didactic.