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Forgetting strength : Coffeyville, the black freedom struggle, and the vanishing of memory
When a white lynch mob of 3,000 stormed the city jail in Coffeyville, Kansas, in 1927, incited by rumors that three "negroes" had raped two white high school girls, the incident ended very differently from so many others ...
Making the Frontier’s Anatomical Engineers: Osteopathy, A. T. Still (1828–1917), his Acolytes and Patients
in Kirksville, Missouri, the school saw massive growth during the period from 1892 to 1898. Using student ledger books, I analyze the first students to determine who became osteopaths. Many of these students came to osteopathy as a second career, after having...
More than a river: using nature for reform in the progressive era
how progressives looked to nature as a tool of social reform. Each of these men understood the American environment in multiple contexts. Nostalgia and romanticized Missouri River history activated themes of empire, race, and manhood in Neihardt’s work...
The spider in the web: the weaving of a new, Lancastrian England in the late fourteenth and early fifteenth centuries
In late-fourteenth century England, the third surviving son of King Edward III, John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, became obsessed with gaining control of the nation and establishing a Lancastrian legacy that would one ...
The evolution of the U.S. financial architecture, asset prices, and the role of fiscal and monetary policy
In the past years there has been increasing interest in shadow banking institutions. Economists identified the shadow banking system at the core of the 2007-2008 Global Financial Crisis and it was a key component of the ...
Development Theory and the Cold War: A Historical Analysis of Latin American Structuralism from 1930 to 1970
Latin America has experimented with two different development strategies over the last two centuries. First, and currently, an “outward-oriented” program based on exports of primary commodities. Alternatively, for a few ...