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The Age of Epic Grandeur: F. Scott Fitzgerald and America’s Cultural Memory of the 1920’s
F. Scott Fitzgerald is remembered as one of the most candid and influential writers of his era, the “Roaring Twenties.” From the swinging parties to the increased use of the automobile, Fitzgerald chronicled the dramatic ...
Catiline the Mad: An Excursion into the Ancient Sources
One of the most fascinating and beweildering incidents in history is the Catilinarian Consporiacy, an attempted overthrow of the Roman republic by Lucius Sergius Catilina that was foiled by the decisive action of the consul ...
Creatures of the Triumvirs: A Study of the Patron-Client Relationship in the Late Roman Republic
Dr. Erich S. Gruen’s article “P. Clodius: Instrument or Independent Agent?” addressed for the first time the problems inherent to viewing the clients of the Late Roman Republic as merely the puppets of their patrons. This ...
Provisional President Emilio Portes Gil discusses Mexican revolutionary politics, 1928-1930 : an oral history study.
Emilio Portes Gil entered the service of the Mexican Revolution at an early age and served in a variety of governmental posts from 1914 until 19 28 when he was elected as Provisional President of Mexico. His administration ...
Origins of Corporate Power: The Historical Growth and Transformation of Corporations
Corporate business today has become instrumental component of our economy and our society as a whole; however, there is comparatively little discussion of how this came to be. How did corporations develop and change overtime, ...
Identifying with the Lowly: Jonathan Edwards, Charity, and the Stockbridge Mission.
Jonathan Edwards is commonly thought of as a cold but brilliant theologian, a fire-breathing railer, quick to use his genius with words to reprove, a man bookishly removed from the daily concerns of life. However, recent ...