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Liminal Liberation: Courtesans And Embodied Anxieties In Sixteenth-Century Venice, Mandonesia Carter 2020 Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Liminal Liberation: Courtesans And Embodied Anxieties In Sixteenth-Century Venice, Mandonesia Carter

LSU Master's Theses

Invectives against the courtesan—a more educated, erudite, and socially elite version of the ordinary prostitute—were commonplace in early modern Venice. A metropolitan center by the sixteenth century, Venice had become one of the most tolerant cities in Europe, allowing the courtesan to rapidly rise far past her social standing. The courtesan, through strategic self-fashioning and self-promotion, blurred the boundaries of gender roles, class roles, and the conventional social hierarchy. This precipitated attacks from critics seeking to provide clarity of the courtesan’s place and protect the interests of their patriarchal society. This thesis examines representations of the sixteenth-century ...


Women In Palestinian Folk Tale, Mohammed Dawabsheh 2020 Arab American University

Women In Palestinian Folk Tale, Mohammed Dawabsheh

Journal of the Arab American University مجلة الجامعة العربية الامريكية للبحوث

This paper examines the wemen are portrayed in the Palestinian folktales. Of special interest are the so-cial spiritual, psychological and sexual portrayal of women in the roles they assume: mother, sister, wife, daughter, daughter-in-law and fellow wife. It also investigates both the negative and positive mythical depictions of women in Palestinian folk tales. Later, the paper draws a comparison between this portrayal and the way women are featured in modern social and psychological science. Inspired by the relevant approaches, particularly the mythical ap-proach, the paper used the descriptive analytical approach.


In Pursuit Of The Sixth Star: An Analysis Of Literature And Tactics From The 1911 California Woman Suffrage Campaign, Sarah Trevino Promnitz 2020 CSUSB

In Pursuit Of The Sixth Star: An Analysis Of Literature And Tactics From The 1911 California Woman Suffrage Campaign, Sarah Trevino Promnitz

History in the Making

California reorganized their efforts and in 1911 campaigned for a state constitutional amendment guaranteeing women the franchise. In order to combat fierce opposition and to increase public awareness of the proposed amendment, California suffrage advocates developed new forms of campaign literature and tactics. An analysis of 1911 suffrage campaign literature uncovers that the campaign was based upon the core arguments of innate womanly virtue and the need to create an inter-class coalition of women dedicated to the suffrage cause. The campaign to gain the franchise was considered a radical movement at the time, and an attempt to alter fundamentally the ...


Home Lands: How Women Made The West, Oceana Collins 2020 CSUSB

Home Lands: How Women Made The West, Oceana Collins

History in the Making

No abstract provided.


Ex Libris, Fall 2020, West Virginia University Libraries 2020 West Virginia University

Ex Libris, Fall 2020, West Virginia University Libraries

Ex Libris: The WVU Libraries Magazine

KEEPING EVERYTHING MOVING FORWARD The Libraries helped the University community continue their academic journey and research pursuits during the pandemic.; ACHIEVING SUFFRAGE One hundred years ago, West Virginia legislators met at the State Capitol in Charleston to ratify the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which extended voting rights to women; WVRHC RECEIVES FIFTH NEH GRANT TO DIGITIZE HISTORICAL NEWSPAPERS So far, the WVRHC has digitized more than 400,000 pages from more than 60 historical West Virginia newspapers.


Military Occupation, Sexual Violence, And The Struggle Over Masculinity In The Early Reconstruction South, Cameron T. Sauers 2020 Gettysburg College

Military Occupation, Sexual Violence, And The Struggle Over Masculinity In The Early Reconstruction South, Cameron T. Sauers

Student Publications

This inquiry centers on the way that sexual violence became the terrain upon which the struggles of the postemancipation and early Reconstruction South were waged. At the start of the Civil War, Confederate discourse played upon the fears of sexual violence engulfing the South with the invasion of Union armies. The nightmare never came to Southern households; rape was infrequently reported. However, Southern women, especially if they were African American, were subjected to sexual violence, which likely increased as the war dragged on. Sexual violence includes, but is not limited to, rape. Destruction of clothing, invasion of domestic spaces, and ...


Bowling Green-Warren County Girl Scout Council (Mss 711), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2020 Western Kentucky University

Bowling Green-Warren County Girl Scout Council (Mss 711), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 711. Minutes and miscellaneous records of the Bowling Green-Warren County (Kentucky) Girl Scout Council. Includes minutes and planning documents for the Caveland Girl Scout Council covering 14 counties in south central Kentucky.


Law Library Blog (September 2020): Legal Beagle's Blog Archive, Roger Williams University School of Law 2020 Roger Williams University

Law Library Blog (September 2020): Legal Beagle's Blog Archive, Roger Williams University School Of Law

Law Library Newsletters/Blog

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Girl Scout Troop No. 1 - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Mss 710), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2020 Western Kentucky University

Girl Scout Troop No. 1 - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Mss 710), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 710. Minutes and records for Bowling Green, Kentucky’s Girl Scout Troop No. 1. Includes some individual records, troop certificates, and a play script.


Review Of Nancy F. Cott, The Bonds Of Womanhood: Woman’S Sphere In New England, 1780-1835, Merritt A. Morgan 2020 Liberty University

Review Of Nancy F. Cott, The Bonds Of Womanhood: Woman’S Sphere In New England, 1780-1835, Merritt A. Morgan

Bound Away: The Liberty Journal of History

Historian Nancy Cott has produced an important work that explores the dialectic between the women’s work and their changing status in reference to the new rhetoric of democracy in the antebellum period. Cott shows us how women perceived themselves and what they said that she expects will lead to a new framework for the interpretation of the concept of womanhood.


“The New American Woman”: The Legal And Political Career Of Clara Shortridge Foltz, Marissa Swope 2020 Liberty University

“The New American Woman”: The Legal And Political Career Of Clara Shortridge Foltz, Marissa Swope

Bound Away: The Liberty Journal of History

This article analyzes the life and career of Clara Shortridge Foltz, a California attorney and suffragist of the latter decades of the 19th Century and the early 20th Century who was an early developer of the concept of the public defender, leaving an important legacy in the advancement of women's rights.


Language, Identity, And Citizenship: Politics Of Education In Madawaska, 1842-1920, Elisa E A Sance 2020 University of Maine

Language, Identity, And Citizenship: Politics Of Education In Madawaska, 1842-1920, Elisa E A Sance

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The establishment of the international border between Maine and New Brunswick in 1842 through the signature of the Webster-Ashburton treaty divided the Francophone population of the Madawaska region along the Saint John River. As a result, each half became administered by an Anglophone government. The linguistic and cultural differences between the Madawaska French and the Anglo-Saxon Protestant ruling majority in both the state and the province complicated the establishment of new public institutions. The language of both administrations as well as the language of public education was English; a language that very few people among the Madawaska French spoke or ...


Morton, Lilith - Keepsakes, 1884-1907 (Mss 701), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2020 Western Kentucky University

Morton, Lilith - Keepsakes, 1884-1907 (Mss 701), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

Genealogical Records

Keepsakes related to Lilith Morton of Mortons Gap in Hopkins County, Kentucky. Click on "Additional File" below to see more information about Lilith Morton and the keepsakes.


Morton, Lilith - Letters To, 1902-1914 (Mss 701), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2020 Western Kentucky University

Morton, Lilith - Letters To, 1902-1914 (Mss 701), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

Genealogical Records

Letters addressed to Lilith Morton of Mortons Gap in Hopkins County, Kentucky, 1902-1914. Click on "Additional File" below to see more information about Lilith Morton and the letters.


Women's Residence Hall, Arkansas State College, Yee Tin-Boo 2020 Arkansas State Archives

Women's Residence Hall, Arkansas State College, Yee Tin-Boo

Women's history in Arkansas

Color postcard of the Women's Residence Hall at Arkansas State College in Jonesboro.


Morton, Lilith - Letters To, 1901-1902 (Mss 701), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2020 Western Kentucky University

Morton, Lilith - Letters To, 1901-1902 (Mss 701), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

Genealogical Records

Letters addressed to Lilith Morton of Mortons Gap in Hopkins County, Kentucky, 1901-1902. Click on "Additional File" below to see more information about Lilith Morton and the letters.


Brewing History: How Local Option And Prohibition Altered The Texas Brewing Industry, Shelby Winthrop DeWitt 2020 Stephen F. Austin State University

Brewing History: How Local Option And Prohibition Altered The Texas Brewing Industry, Shelby Winthrop Dewitt

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The prohibition movement began decades before the Civil War but did not gain considerable support in Texas until the late nineteenth century. While local option elections and calls for statewide prohibition in Texas failed, national prohibition efforts culminated in the instatement of the Eighteenth Amendment in January 1919 and the Volstead Act in October 1919. This thesis details the prohibition issue through an analysis of eight larger, better-funded Texas breweries who used evolving social and political conditions to combat prohibition and grow their companies, laying the foundation for the Texas brewing industry. This thesis and subsequent digital exhibit provide a ...


A Brief History Of Women In Sports, Grace Gronowski 2020 Northern Michigan University

A Brief History Of Women In Sports, Grace Gronowski

Conspectus Borealis

No abstract provided.


Double Mint And Double Standard: American Attitudes Toward Women Chewing Gum, 1880–1930, Brooke Sutton 2020 Brigham Young University

Double Mint And Double Standard: American Attitudes Toward Women Chewing Gum, 1880–1930, Brooke Sutton

The Thetean: A Student Journal for Scholarly Historical Writing

No abstract provided.


"Rebel Girls" Reevaluated: Gender In The Lives Of Three Wobbly Women, Jake Andersen 2020 Brigham Young University

"Rebel Girls" Reevaluated: Gender In The Lives Of Three Wobbly Women, Jake Andersen

The Thetean: A Student Journal for Scholarly Historical Writing

No abstract provided.


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