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The Black Brigade of Cincinnati : martial volunteerism and the quest for African-American citizenship.
The Black Brigade of Cincinnati was immortalized by black activist Peter H. Clark in 1864 as the “first organization of the colored people of the North actually employed for military purposes.” In the city, free African ...
The forest : a history of ideas : the movement for civil rights in suburban Madison, New Jersey 1955-1970.
The ideas emergent from the movement for civil rights in the American South transformed suburban Madison, New Jersey, and its nearby townships in the span of one generation. Protests burgeoned from the largely one-dimensional, ...
The Freedmen's Bureau schools in McLennan County, Texas.
The Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands was established by the War Department on March 3, 1865, in an effort to provide relief to the 4,000,000 slaves emancipated at the end of the Civil War. From the beginning, ...
Possession, witchcraft, and the suffocation of the mother : Edward Jorden's effects on women's spiritual agency in early modern England.
This thesis argues that Edward Jorden’s 1603 treatise A Briefe Discourse of a Disease Called the Suffocation of the Mother emphasized the physical weakness that resulted from women’s unstable reproductive systems and was ...
Patriotic piety : the ideals and experiences of conservative Protestant women on the American home front during World War II.
Rosie the Riveter remains the most iconic image of the United States home front during World War II. However, not every American woman subscribed to the ideals set forth by the mainstream media, patriotic femininity. ...
Policing Palestine : British security strategy in Palestine, 1917-1947.
Throughout the British Mandate for Palestine, the British Government attempted to establish a policy that reconciled the dueling aspirations of Palestine’s Arab and Jewish communities. This thesis examines British security ...