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Childhood, Colonialism And Nation-Building: The Role Of Childhood In The Construction Of Race, Class And Gender In Seventeenth, Eighteenth And Nineteenth Century Virginia, Autumn Rain Duke Barrett Jan 2004

Childhood, Colonialism And Nation-Building: The Role Of Childhood In The Construction Of Race, Class And Gender In Seventeenth, Eighteenth And Nineteenth Century Virginia, Autumn Rain Duke Barrett

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


St Eustatius And The Caribbean Trade System: A Study Of Eighteenth And Nineteenth Century Coins From The Caribbean, Maria Fernanda Salamanca-Heyman Jan 2004

St Eustatius And The Caribbean Trade System: A Study Of Eighteenth And Nineteenth Century Coins From The Caribbean, Maria Fernanda Salamanca-Heyman

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Picturing Home: Domestic Painting And The Ideologies Of Art, Mark E. Sprinkle Jan 2004

Picturing Home: Domestic Painting And The Ideologies Of Art, Mark E. Sprinkle

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

This dissertation describes domestic painting in Atlanta, Georgia between 1995 and 2004 as a market defined by its intentional connection of the ideologies and spaces of art with those of bourgeois domesticity. The first half of the work seeks to contextualize the market's various objects and texts within public and academic discourses on culture that commonly posit an antithesis between the practices of bourgeois women (especially decoration) and "high" or avant-garde art, as suggested by the sentiment, "GOOD ART WON'T MATCH YOUR SOFA." Thus, Chapter 1 addresses the promises and pitfalls of sociological approaches to understanding art in ...


New Deal Housing On The Virginia Peninsula: Challenging Jim Crow Paternalism At Swantown And Aberdeen Gardens, Frederick James Carroll Jan 2004

New Deal Housing On The Virginia Peninsula: Challenging Jim Crow Paternalism At Swantown And Aberdeen Gardens, Frederick James Carroll

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


African American Cultural Products And Social Uplift, The End Of The 19th Century - The Early Of The 20th Century, Juan Zheng Jan 2004

African American Cultural Products And Social Uplift, The End Of The 19th Century - The Early Of The 20th Century, Juan Zheng

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Optical Instruments Used With Prints In The Eighteenth Century, Laura Pass Barry Jan 2004

Optical Instruments Used With Prints In The Eighteenth Century, Laura Pass Barry

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Seeking The Living Among The Dead: African American Burial Practices In Surry County, Virginia, Deanda Marie Johnson Jan 2004

Seeking The Living Among The Dead: African American Burial Practices In Surry County, Virginia, Deanda Marie Johnson

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


"I Like Things Simple, But It Must Be Simple Through Complication": Re-Reading Gertrude Stein, Hilary Jennifer Marcus Jan 2004

"I Like Things Simple, But It Must Be Simple Through Complication": Re-Reading Gertrude Stein, Hilary Jennifer Marcus

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Space And Power In Eighteenth-Century Ephrata, Pennsylvania, Courtney J. Birkett Jan 2004

Space And Power In Eighteenth-Century Ephrata, Pennsylvania, Courtney J. Birkett

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Porcupines And Potsherds: Archaeology And Education For Students In A Museum Setting: A Critical Approach, Emily Catherine Anderson Jan 2004

Porcupines And Potsherds: Archaeology And Education For Students In A Museum Setting: A Critical Approach, Emily Catherine Anderson

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Postbellum Education Of African Americans: Race, Economy, Power, And The Pursuit Of A System Of Schooling In The Rural Virginia Counties Of Surry And Gloucester, Benjamin Andrew Swenson Jan 2004

Postbellum Education Of African Americans: Race, Economy, Power, And The Pursuit Of A System Of Schooling In The Rural Virginia Counties Of Surry And Gloucester, Benjamin Andrew Swenson

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Chickahominy Stylistic Expression: Preliminary Motif Analysis Of Ceramics Of The Chickahominy River Drainage, Jennifer Honora Ogborne Jan 2004

Chickahominy Stylistic Expression: Preliminary Motif Analysis Of Ceramics Of The Chickahominy River Drainage, Jennifer Honora Ogborne

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Colonial Williamsburg, National Identity, And Cold War Patriotism, Luke Edward Roberts Jan 2004

Colonial Williamsburg, National Identity, And Cold War Patriotism, Luke Edward Roberts

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The Archaeology Of Opequon Creek: Religion, Ethnicity, And Identity In The Material Culture Of An Eighteenth-Century Immigrant Community, Frederick County, Virginia, Ann Schaefer Persson Jan 2004

The Archaeology Of Opequon Creek: Religion, Ethnicity, And Identity In The Material Culture Of An Eighteenth-Century Immigrant Community, Frederick County, Virginia, Ann Schaefer Persson

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


"I Looked To The East---": Material Culture, Conversion, And Acquired Meaning In Early African America, Jason Boroughs Jan 2004

"I Looked To The East---": Material Culture, Conversion, And Acquired Meaning In Early African America, Jason Boroughs

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Spousal Abuse In The Army, James Palmer Jan 2004

Spousal Abuse In The Army, James Palmer

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Kulikoff Versus Buttenhoff-Lee [Sic]: An Evaluation Of African-American Populations In The Chesapeake 1740-1800, Beresford R. Callum Jan 2004

Kulikoff Versus Buttenhoff-Lee [Sic]: An Evaluation Of African-American Populations In The Chesapeake 1740-1800, Beresford R. Callum

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Building "The Machine": The Development Of Slavery And Slave Society In Early Colonial Virginia, John C. Coombs Jan 2004

Building "The Machine": The Development Of Slavery And Slave Society In Early Colonial Virginia, John C. Coombs

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

Historians have, of course, long been aware of the importance of Virginia's seventeenth-century conversion from white to black labor. But while scholars have devoted considerable effort to explaining why this pivotal transition occurred, a detailed analysis of how it happened does not exist, nor by extension have scholars ever fully considered the repercussions of what one might call the "process of conversion.";Although Virginia's black population remained small throughout much of the seventeenth century, it was heavily concentrated on the estates of a relatively small circle of wealthy planters. By the middle decades of the century some members ...


Passing Into Print: Walt Whitman And His Publishers, Charles B. Green Jan 2004

Passing Into Print: Walt Whitman And His Publishers, Charles B. Green

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

Few scholars have attempted to conduct a close examination of Whitman's relationship to his publishers in the context of Leaves of Grass. In their "Typographic Yawp: Leaves of Grass , 1855--1992," Megan and Paul Benton present a minimal, but interesting examination of the typographic story of Leaves, but they ignore three of the editions and deal with author-publisher relations only superficially. Other articles examine individual editions of Leaves of Grass, but none really explore what Whitman's complicated relationships with the publishers of his time tell us about the conditions for his work and for authorship in mid-nineteenth-century America. Most ...


(At)America.Jp: Identity, Nationalism, And Power On The Internet, 1969-2000, Gretchen Ferris Schoel Jan 2004

(At)America.Jp: Identity, Nationalism, And Power On The Internet, 1969-2000, Gretchen Ferris Schoel

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

" america.jp" explores identity, nationalism, and power on the Internet between 1969 and 2000 through a cultural analysis of Internet code and the creative processes behind it. The dissertation opens with an examination of a real-time Internet Blues jam that linked Japanese and American musicians between Tokyo and Mississippi in 1999. The technological, cultural, and linguistic uncertainties that characterized the Internet jam, combined with the inventive reactions of the musicians who participated, help to introduce the fundamental conceptual question of the dissertation: is code a cultural product and if so can the Internet be considered a distinctly "American" technology?;A ...


Re-Shaping Documentary Expectations: New Journalism And Direct Cinema, Sharon Lynne Zuber Jan 2004

Re-Shaping Documentary Expectations: New Journalism And Direct Cinema, Sharon Lynne Zuber

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

New Journalism and Direct Cinema reflect a unique conjoined moment in the evolution of nonfiction writing and filmmaking in the United States. I argue that these movements developed as a specific response to the shift from a modern to a postmodern aesthetic, a shift away from faith in a coherent reality at a historical moment, the 1960s. In an attempt to capture reality using new methods that would raise the status of nonfiction, writers and filmmakers in these movements call attention to process and "style." at first glance, these experiments with new styles appear radical; instead, New Journalism and Direct ...


Guarding Capital: Soldier Strikebreakers On The Long Road To The Ludlow Massacre, Anthony Roland Destefanis Jan 2004

Guarding Capital: Soldier Strikebreakers On The Long Road To The Ludlow Massacre, Anthony Roland Destefanis

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

This dissertation examines the cultural politics of military strikebreaking. By focusing on the contest between striking southern and eastern European and Mexican immigrant coal miners and their employers during the 1913--14 coal strike in southern Colorado, the dissertation demonstrates how the intersection of politics with issues of race, class, gender, and ethnicity shaped the miners' rebellion and the state and corporate responses to it. The Colorado National Guard was an integral part of how the state and capital reacted to the strike, and makes an ideal focus for this study because it was a prolific strikebreaker during the late nineteenth ...


Confronting Democracy: Edward Coles And The Cultivation Of Authority In The Young Nation, Suzanne Cooper Guasco Jan 2004

Confronting Democracy: Edward Coles And The Cultivation Of Authority In The Young Nation, Suzanne Cooper Guasco

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

Born in 1786, Edward Coles came of age as Americans attempted to define this nation's character. Convinced of his generation's responsibility to ensure the survival of the republican experiment, Coles emerged from the College of William and Mary determined to assume a position of authority. Unlike most of his contemporaries, however, he left Williamsburg persuaded that slavery was morally and ideologically wrong. Burdened by a conflict between a sense of duty to serve his nation and a commitment to eliminate slavery, Coles embarked on a public career that took him from the seat of national power in Washington ...


Calming Minds And Instilling Character: John Minson Galt Ii And The Patients' Library At Eastern Asylum, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1843--1860, Bettina Jean Manzo Jan 2004

Calming Minds And Instilling Character: John Minson Galt Ii And The Patients' Library At Eastern Asylum, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1843--1860, Bettina Jean Manzo

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

In 1843, two years after assuming the superintendency at Eastern Asylum in Williamsburg, Virginia, John Minson Galt II established a patients' library. It was not unique. Other asylum superintendents across America were building libraries for their patients as well, an essential component, they felt, of the broader moral management program borrowed from Europe and Great Britain for the cure of insanity. Along with other asylum activities, the library would help insane residents remain calm, recover stability by distraction from their delusions, and acquire mental habits of self-discipline. and in many cases libraries and reading would assist in restoring virtues that ...


"They've All Come To Look For America": Constructing Self And Nation In Women's Travel Narratives 1870-1890, Sarah Elizabeth Mclennan Jan 2004

"They've All Come To Look For America": Constructing Self And Nation In Women's Travel Narratives 1870-1890, Sarah Elizabeth Mclennan

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


A Study Exploring The Educational Needs Of African-American Pastors' Wives Within Baptist Congregations, Jocelyn Georgette Henry-Whitehead Jan 2004

A Study Exploring The Educational Needs Of African-American Pastors' Wives Within Baptist Congregations, Jocelyn Georgette Henry-Whitehead

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

For many years, the role of the pastor's wife has been an emerging role in American religious history (Sweet, 1983). While on their journey in building and nurturing their relationship with God, supporting their husbands, families, congregations, and communities, pastors' wives have experienced joys and blessings as well as challenges and issues. A tremendous joy for some pastors' wives has been the privilege, the opportunity, and the honor to serve, minister to, assist and care for others. However, one major challenge for many pastors' wives has been preparedness, or the lack of preparedness, knowledge, and instruction (Obleton, 1996). Wives ...


A Qualitative Study Of Clergy Career Satisfaction, Functioning, And Clergy-Congregant Relations, Brian R. Mcdonald Jan 2004

A Qualitative Study Of Clergy Career Satisfaction, Functioning, And Clergy-Congregant Relations, Brian R. Mcdonald

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The Impact Of Cognitive Development On White School Counselor Interns' Perspectives And Perceived Competencies For Addressing The Needs Of African-American Students, Tammi F. Milliken Jan 2004

The Impact Of Cognitive Development On White School Counselor Interns' Perspectives And Perceived Competencies For Addressing The Needs Of African-American Students, Tammi F. Milliken

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


"An Object Best Worthy Of Succor": White Virginia Women And The African Colonization Movement, 1825-1840, Caroline Simmons Hasenyager Jan 2004

"An Object Best Worthy Of Succor": White Virginia Women And The African Colonization Movement, 1825-1840, Caroline Simmons Hasenyager

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Structured Writing And Humor: The Use Of Humor As A Component In Structure Writing And Its Effect On Health Symptoms And Perceived Stress, Evie J. Gerber Jan 2004

Structured Writing And Humor: The Use Of Humor As A Component In Structure Writing And Its Effect On Health Symptoms And Perceived Stress, Evie J. Gerber

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.