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Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

1993

United States History

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The Richmond Junto And Politics In Jacksonian Virginia, Wade Lee Shaffer Jan 1993

The Richmond Junto And Politics In Jacksonian Virginia, Wade Lee Shaffer

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This dissertation offers the first full-length study of the Richmond Junto and its role in shaping politics in Virginia between 1815 and 1845. The Junto led the Jacksonian movement in Virginia and worked successfully to keep the state allied with the Democratic party of andrew Jackson and Martin Van Buren until the early 1840s. The Junto represented an influential force in Virginia politics during this transitional period, and to a certain extent this small group of men, led by Thomas Ritchie, Peter V. Daniel, andrew Stevenson, William H. Roane, and Richard E. Parker, epitomized the state's response to the ...


"Much Blood And Treasure": South Carolina's Indian Traders, 1670-1755, Eirlys Mair Barker Jan 1993

"Much Blood And Treasure": South Carolina's Indian Traders, 1670-1755, Eirlys Mair Barker

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This dissertation examines the personnel actively trading with native Americans in the greater South Carolina area from 1670-1755. It concentrates on the mostly white and mostly male traders licensed to trade directly in the Indian towns by the colonies of South Carolina and Georgia.;Traders were active agents in formulating South Carolina's Indian trade and diplomacy. Some made a fortune in the trade while countless others died in the pursuit of that dream. Traders also took with them goods, germs, genes, a greed for deerskins, and attitudes that changed the old ways of life in Indian country.;Traders have ...


Buying Into The World Of Goods: Eighteenth-Century Consumerism And The Retail Trade From London To The Virginia Frontier, Ann Smart Martin Jan 1993

Buying Into The World Of Goods: Eighteenth-Century Consumerism And The Retail Trade From London To The Virginia Frontier, Ann Smart Martin

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This is a study of the cultural problem of consumerism. It examines the complex, rich, and multi-varied world of consumer goods in eighteenth-century Anglo-America, when traditional notions of hierarchy were increasingly challenged by new patterns of social and geographical mobility and changing measures of human worth. It was also a time when more and more consumer goods came into the lives of average men and women.;Few historians have scrutinized the role of those goods or the means and motives for their acquisition. Objects become an important part of the story of consumerism, however, by examining affordability (commodities and value ...


Domestic Management Of Woodlawn Plantation: Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis And Her Slaves, Mary Geraghty Jan 1993

Domestic Management Of Woodlawn Plantation: Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis And Her Slaves, Mary Geraghty

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


"Work Enough For Head And Heart": Dramatic Interaction And The Social Dynamics Of The Steward-Planter Relationship In Antebellum Tidewater Virginia, Neil Macrae Kennedy Jan 1993

"Work Enough For Head And Heart": Dramatic Interaction And The Social Dynamics Of The Steward-Planter Relationship In Antebellum Tidewater Virginia, Neil Macrae Kennedy

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Honor: The Cement Of A Tennessee Brigade, Eric P. Michael Jan 1993

Honor: The Cement Of A Tennessee Brigade, Eric P. Michael

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Beyond Southern Honor: Dueling Masculinities In The Life Of Robert Carter, Anna Elizabeth Jane Keatinge Jan 1993

Beyond Southern Honor: Dueling Masculinities In The Life Of Robert Carter, Anna Elizabeth Jane Keatinge

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


To Separate The Tares From The Corn: Debts And Slaves In Post-Revolutionary Virginia, Philip George Swan Jan 1993

To Separate The Tares From The Corn: Debts And Slaves In Post-Revolutionary Virginia, Philip George Swan

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Slavery And A Low Country South Carolina Merchant-Planter Elite: The Dilemma Of Henry Laurens, Samuel P. Cox Jan 1993

Slavery And A Low Country South Carolina Merchant-Planter Elite: The Dilemma Of Henry Laurens, Samuel P. Cox

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Hanna's Town: A Frontier Town In Western Pennsylvania, John Perry Wood Jan 1993

Hanna's Town: A Frontier Town In Western Pennsylvania, John Perry Wood

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Re-Education Of German Prisoners Of War In The United States During World War Ii, J. Barrie. Williams Jan 1993

Re-Education Of German Prisoners Of War In The United States During World War Ii, J. Barrie. Williams

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Martin's Hundred: A Settlement Study, David Muraca Jan 1993

Martin's Hundred: A Settlement Study, David Muraca

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Perceptions Of Poverty: Material Life Among The Tenements Of New York City During The Nineteenth Century, Megan Mary Haley Jan 1993

Perceptions Of Poverty: Material Life Among The Tenements Of New York City During The Nineteenth Century, Megan Mary Haley

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


What Sorrows And What Joys: The Civil War Diaries Of Cloe Tyler Whittle, 1861-1866, Emily R. Davies Jan 1993

What Sorrows And What Joys: The Civil War Diaries Of Cloe Tyler Whittle, 1861-1866, Emily R. Davies

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Agent Of Change Or Trusted Servant: The Eighteenth-Century Williamsburg Press, Susan Stromei Berg Jan 1993

Agent Of Change Or Trusted Servant: The Eighteenth-Century Williamsburg Press, Susan Stromei Berg

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The Virginia Museum Of Fine Arts: Its Founding, 1930-1936, Elizabeth Geesey Holmes Jan 1993

The Virginia Museum Of Fine Arts: Its Founding, 1930-1936, Elizabeth Geesey Holmes

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.