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A Brief History Of Technical Education In Hong Kong 1863 To 1980: A Paper Presented On The Occasion Of The 30th Anniversary: 12 October 2000, Dan Waters Jun 2017

A Brief History Of Technical Education In Hong Kong 1863 To 1980: A Paper Presented On The Occasion Of The 30th Anniversary: 12 October 2000, Dan Waters

Dr. Dan Waters

As someone who in the 1970s was given the sobriquet of "Mr. Technical Institute", I am proud and deeply honoured to be invited to address you all today. The occasion is Mirrison Hill Technical Institute's (MHTI) 30th Anniversary, which falls in this, so called, Millennium Year...


Regretful Ruminations: Jacques Rivière’S L’Allemand: Souvenirs Et Réflexions D'Un Prisonnier De Guerre, Arabella L. Hobbs Jun 2017

Regretful Ruminations: Jacques Rivière’S L’Allemand: Souvenirs Et Réflexions D'Un Prisonnier De Guerre, Arabella L. Hobbs

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

This article examines Jacques Rivière’s post-war work L’Allemand: Souvenirs et réflexions d'un prisonnier de guerre (1918) ‘On German nature: memories and reflections of a prisoner-of-war,’ as a response to the conflicting nexus of Catholicism and French nationalism in the aftermath of the First World War. A damning account of the German race, L’Allemand exposes Rivière’s tussle with his wartime and post-war identities, most strikingly exhibited in his moral distancing from the text he was to eventually publish. In resuscitating Riviere’s now forgotten text, this article engages with the post-war reception of a work whose ...


“A Few Bars Of The Hymn Of Hate”: The Reception Of Ernst Lissauer’S “Haßgesang Gegen England” In German And English, Richard Millington, Roger Smith Jun 2017

“A Few Bars Of The Hymn Of Hate”: The Reception Of Ernst Lissauer’S “Haßgesang Gegen England” In German And English, Richard Millington, Roger Smith

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

“The poem fell like a shell into a munitions depot”: with these words Stefan Zweig recalled the impact made by Ernst Lissauer’s Anglophobic poem “Haßgesang gegen England” (A Chant of Hate Against England) upon first publication in August 1914. The poem’s success derived from the rhetorical power with which it encapsulated a national emotional response to the outbreak of war. In Germany it initiated an outpouring of Anglophobic verse, but lost favor as it became clear that the patriotism it epitomized would not carry the Central Powers to a swift victory. Even after its disappearance from public attention ...


Iain Boyd White And David Frisby, Eds. Metropolis Berlin: 1880-1940. Berkeley: University Of California Press, 2012., Tyler Carrington Jun 2017

Iain Boyd White And David Frisby, Eds. Metropolis Berlin: 1880-1940. Berkeley: University Of California Press, 2012., Tyler Carrington

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Iain Boyd White and David Frisby, eds. Metropolis Berlin: 1880-1940. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2012.


A Discordant Voice From The Trenches: Juan José De Soiza Reilly’S War Chronicles, María Inés Tato Jun 2017

A Discordant Voice From The Trenches: Juan José De Soiza Reilly’S War Chronicles, María Inés Tato

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

The First World War represented a deep crisis of the European civilization that called into question the values and certitudes of the Belle Époque society. Trenches became the symbol of the dehumanization produced by a conflict that marked a watershed in modern history. As a global conflict, its impact was felt beyond the confines of Europe, involving even neutral countries, puzzled by that unexpected spectacle of violence.

In this new scenery, war correspondents were first-hand witnesses of the horrors of the battlefields, transmitted through their journalistic contributions to a public opinion profoundly shaken by this new kind of warfare. Non-European ...


Notes On Contributors Jun 2017

Notes On Contributors

The Catch

No abstract provided.


The Mackerel Fishermen, Avery B. Stone Jun 2017

The Mackerel Fishermen, Avery B. Stone

The Catch

No abstract provided.


Awakening, Angela M. Waldron Jun 2017

Awakening, Angela M. Waldron

The Catch

No abstract provided.


Editor's Note, Leonore Hildebrandt Jun 2017

Editor's Note, Leonore Hildebrandt

The Catch

No abstract provided.


Full Issue Volume V Jun 2017

Full Issue Volume V

The Catch

No abstract provided.


La Crisis Ignorada, Joseph Pokorski Jun 2017

La Crisis Ignorada, Joseph Pokorski

Best Integrated Writing

Pokorski researched the food production practices of pre-Columbian civilizations. He uses his research to evaluate the current food production practices of transnational corporations and offers suggestions for best practices.


Cowing, Rufus Billings, 1840-1920 (Sc 3124), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2017

Cowing, Rufus Billings, 1840-1920 (Sc 3124), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3124. Letter, 21 February 1862, of attorney Rufus B. Cowing, New York City, to his mother. He encloses a letter from his brother (not included), who was then serving in the Union Army and would later be killed at the Battle of Chickamauga. Rufus notes his brother’s arrival in Bowling Green, Kentucky after “the enemy had run away.” Believing the war will soon end, he speculates on his brother’s future in business and writes of his own desire to be financially independent.


Green, Frank Henry (Sc 3125), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2017

Green, Frank Henry (Sc 3125), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and full-text scan (click on "Additional Files" below) of Manuscripts Small Collection 3125. “Glacier National Park, Montana, United States of America (Part of Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park): A Few Stories as Told by Frank Henry Green, Season Park Ranger at Avalanche Creek Campground.” The text is liberally illustrated with photos.


Review Of Teresa Barnard, Ed. British Women And The Intellectual World In The Long Eighteenth Century., Judith Dorn Jun 2017

Review Of Teresa Barnard, Ed. British Women And The Intellectual World In The Long Eighteenth Century., Judith Dorn

ABO: Interactive Journal for Women in the Arts, 1640-1830

Review of Teresa Barnard, ed. British Women and the Intellectual World in the Long Eighteenth Century.


Mcdonald, Nancy D. (Sc 3122), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2017

Mcdonald, Nancy D. (Sc 3122), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3122. Note from Nancy D. McDonald accompanying a copy of "I'll Take My Stand" acknowledging that Dr. Lowell H. Harrison, a Western Kentucky University (WKU) history professor, had loaned her the book around 1970. She had failed to return it, and decided, after the deaths of Dr. Harrison and his wife, to donate it in their memory to the Kentucky Library at WKU.


Mcintosh, James T., B. 1819? (Sc 3121), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2017

Mcintosh, James T., B. 1819? (Sc 3121), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3121. Letter, 4 May 1873, of James (or John) T. McIntosh to his wife Mary. Writing from Louisville, Kentucky on an apparent selling trip, he describes attending church, visiting the steamer Charles Brown at Jeffersonville, and the purchases he has made for her and their daughters Anne, Sallie, Lela, Fawn, Olinda and Bonnie. He expresses doubts about making money on the trip, but advises that Owensboro is his next destination.


The Integrated Alien: Chinese In The American West And Their Political And Legal Responses To Mob Violence, 1885-1886., Gabriel Lanham Jun 2017

The Integrated Alien: Chinese In The American West And Their Political And Legal Responses To Mob Violence, 1885-1886., Gabriel Lanham

History Undergraduate Theses

In the literature on anti-Chinese violence in the American West during the 1880s, the depiction of Chinese immigrants is often limited to that of a faceless group, the pawns in an American political struggle that they neither understood nor had agency in. This historical interpretation of the Chinese as a people entirely alien to their communities is largely based on an over-reliance on contemporary white sources while ignoring Chinese accounts. Many contemporary whites were unwilling to honestly describe their relationship with Chinese immigrants, either because of racial bias or because of the threat of mob violence against those perceived as ...


County Histories Of Eastern Kentucky, Works Progress Administration, Kentucky Federal Writers Project, Other Authors Jun 2017

County Histories Of Eastern Kentucky, Works Progress Administration, Kentucky Federal Writers Project, Other Authors

Manuscript Collection Finding Aids

No abstract provided.


The Validity Of Historical Narrative And Its Use In Teaching History, Justin Taylor Ramsey Jun 2017

The Validity Of Historical Narrative And Its Use In Teaching History, Justin Taylor Ramsey

Honors Projects

There is an effective way to teach high school history, put the content into narrative form. 'Narrative form' can be expressed in various ways: from historically-based literature to in-class creative-writes, from museum visits to book clubs, etc. Many educators across the United States recognize that incorporating 'narrative' into the classroom is conducive to greater student-learning than other methods of history instruction. These conclusions are supported by several recent studies from cognitive scientists who demonstrate that humans are predisposed to understand information in narrative form. Last, I provide evidence from my own teaching experience: analysis of previously taught lessons, along with ...


Sloan On Geopolitics, Geography, And Strategy History In Geopolitics, Bert Chapman Jun 2017

Sloan On Geopolitics, Geography, And Strategy History In Geopolitics, Bert Chapman

Libraries Faculty and Staff Scholarship and Research

Geopolitical literature is experiencing a renaissance and scholars representing classical and critical perspectives in this field bring multifaceted assessments to historical and current international political and security issues. Sloan’s Geopolitics, Geography and Strategic History, which is part of Routledge’s Geopolitical Theory Series, examines connections between geography, strategy, and history and is the subject of this review and analysis. Three thesis questions examined by the author include why the geographical scope of political objectives and following strategies of nation states change, how do these changes occur, and over what time period do these changes occur. Sloan examines why the ...


An Academic Controversy At Iowa State Agricultural College, 1890-1891, Edward A. Goedeken Jun 2017

An Academic Controversy At Iowa State Agricultural College, 1890-1891, Edward A. Goedeken

Edward A. Goedeken

No abstract provided.


Transcription, Translation, And Annotation: Observations On Three Medieval Islamicate Medical Texts In Upenn Ms Codex 1649, Y. Tzvi Langermann Jun 2017

Transcription, Translation, And Annotation: Observations On Three Medieval Islamicate Medical Texts In Upenn Ms Codex 1649, Y. Tzvi Langermann

Manuscript Studies

Provides an introduction to previously unpublished and incomplete copies of three Arabic medical tracts translated in Judeo-Arabic: al-Mughnīfī Tadbīr al-Amrāḍ (“The Sufficient for the Management of Illnesses”) by Sa’īd ibn Hibat Allah (fols. 15-18, 40-52, 211-307), al-Adwiya al-Qalbiyya (“Cardiac Drugs”) by Abū ‘Alī Ibn Sīnā (fols. 25-39), and al- KāmilfīṢinā‘at al-Ṭibb (“The Complete [Book] in the Art of Medicine”), also known as al- Mālikī ( “The Royal [Book]”) by Abū al-‘Abbās al-Majūsī (fols. 53-210). The copies, compiled by a Jewish physician identified as David ben Shalom, were produced in Sicily in the fifteenth century in Sicily and provide ...


2017-06-06 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. Jun 2017

2017-06-06 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

Staff Congress Records

Staff Congress newsletter for June 6, 2017.


La Vida Y Andanzas De Un Libro Antiguo En Nueva España Y La Península Ibérica. Cultura Escrita En La Obra Hierofánica Del Doctor Don Alonso Alberto De Velasco, Raul Manuel Lopez Bajonero Jun 2017

La Vida Y Andanzas De Un Libro Antiguo En Nueva España Y La Península Ibérica. Cultura Escrita En La Obra Hierofánica Del Doctor Don Alonso Alberto De Velasco, Raul Manuel Lopez Bajonero

Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

In 1688 a legal text, Renovación, was printed in Mexico City, the capital of the Viceroyalty of New Spain, that explains a twelve year trial that focuses on determining if a 16th century sculpture miraculously renewed itself. The final decision came from the Archbishop of Mexico City. A year after the book’s publication, the sculpture was recognized as miraculous. In 1699, ten years after this event, the author of Renovación wrote another book that narrates the same sculpture's history, Exaltación, but addressed a wider audience, and from a religious and pious perspective. The Exaltación was republished a ...


Restoration Raillery: The Use Of Witty Repartee To Gain Power Within Gendered Spaces Of Restoration London, Bonnie Soper Jun 2017

Restoration Raillery: The Use Of Witty Repartee To Gain Power Within Gendered Spaces Of Restoration London, Bonnie Soper

Madison Historical Review

“Restoration Raillery: The Use of Witty Repartee to Gain Power within Gendered Spaces in Restoration London,” examines the creation of gendered spaces to gain political and social power through the use of satire and wit in poetry, theater, and the court of Charles II in Restoration London. During the Restoration period, mentions of wit and incivility in print and theatre increased over previous eras due to the heightened importance placed on wit as a tool to gain popularity within the court of Charles II. At the same time, witty repartee and well-executed satire provided political power to men within Parliament ...


Making An Impression: Butter Prints, The Butter Market, And Rural Women In Nineteenth-Century Southeastern Pennsylvania, Jennifer L. Putnam Jun 2017

Making An Impression: Butter Prints, The Butter Market, And Rural Women In Nineteenth-Century Southeastern Pennsylvania, Jennifer L. Putnam

Madison Historical Review

Pre-industrial butter-making was an arduous process, involving milking, churning, proper storage, printing, and, sometimes, transport to market. The 19th-century economy in Philadelphia was forever changed by the practice of rural women selling their surplus butter as a response to the rise of consumerism. Butter-making provided rural women with the means to earn their own income, providing economic agency and increasing their independence by allowing them to work outside of the home. Butter prints emerged as a way to brand one’s butter with a signature trademark. A print’s size and shape, the materials and methods used in its construction ...


Single, Unwed, And Pregnant In Victorian London: Narratives Of Working Class Agency And Negotiation, Virginia L. Grimaldi Jun 2017

Single, Unwed, And Pregnant In Victorian London: Narratives Of Working Class Agency And Negotiation, Virginia L. Grimaldi

Madison Historical Review

Unmarried working women who got pregnant in Victorian London and were abandoned by the fathers were in a sticky situation. If a woman kept the baby, she would unlikely be able to provide for it, especially under the ‘Bastardly Act’ of the 1834 Poor Law, which deemed all illegitimate children under the sole responsibility of the mother. If she concealed her pregnancy and abandoned the child, or risked her life by having an illegal abortion, she would at best be held liable for infanticide, at worst, dead. One institutional option available to these vulnerable mothers was the London Foundling Hospital ...


Interview Series, Kimberly Mccray Jun 2017

Interview Series, Kimberly Mccray

Madison Historical Review

No abstract provided.


Note From The Editors, Joel Webster, Rachel Carey Jun 2017

Note From The Editors, Joel Webster, Rachel Carey

Madison Historical Review

No abstract provided.


Woodcock, Greene B., 1814-1889 (Sc 3120), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2017

Woodcock, Greene B., 1814-1889 (Sc 3120), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3120. Legal and financial records, chiefly related to land holdings, of Greene B. Woodcock, of Allen County and later Warren County, Kentucky. Also includes information about the marriage of his daughter Sarah E. Woodcock to Fountain G. Mitchell of Allen County and their son William H. Mitchell.