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  1. The Private and Public Effects of School Reform

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    Description: The expansion of public education at the beginning of the twentieth century had a profound effect on the American economy. This dissertation explores the impact of changing educational institutions on both individuals and communities with a study of Iowa during its introduction of modern grammar schools and high schools during...
    Keyword: History and Economics
    Subject: Economics
    Creator: John Michael Parman
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 09/18/2018
    Date Modified: 09/18/2018
    Date Created: 2008-06-26
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Dissertation
  2. Forest Politics in Colonial and Postcolonial Kenya, 1940-1990s

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    Description: Forest Politics in Colonial and Postcolonial Kenya, 1940-1990s Alphonse Omondi Otieno In the period 1940-1990s, the Kenyan forestry policy evolved from an emphasis on preservation to a combination of programs which embodied both rural Africans' interests and practices and state interests in environmental issues. Using four cases from the western...
    Keyword: Negotiations, History, yPreservation, Contests, Intersections, Forestr, and African
    Subject: History
    Creator: Alphonse Omondi Otieno
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 09/17/2018
    Date Modified: 09/17/2018
    Date Created: 2008-07-31
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Dissertation
  3. Black Yanks in America's Pacific: Race and the Making of a Military Empire, 1945-1953

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    Description: This dissertation examines the participation of tens of thousands of African-American servicemen in the occupation of Japan and the Korean war. It poses three questions: how were black servicemen incorporated into a postwar military empire; how did they help shape their nation's expanding Asian protectorate; and how did they understand...
    Keyword: United States and History
    Subject: History
    Creator: Michael Cullen Green
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 09/07/2018
    Date Modified: 09/07/2018
    Date Created: 2008-05-09
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Dissertation
  4. Breathing the Freedom's Air": The African American Struggle for Equal Citizenship in Iowa, 1830-1900

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    Description: This dissertation explores a seventy-year period of community growth and activism among African Americans in nineteenth-century Iowa, showing how citizenship was defined, contested, expanded and confined. Antebellum black migrants lived on the margins of a hostile society and struggled for equal citizenship using their labor, their community institutions, the legal...
    Keyword: Iowa, Black, History, Midwest, and African-American
    Subject: History
    Creator: David Brodnax
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 08/31/2018
    Date Modified: 08/31/2018
    Date Created: 2007-12-14
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Dissertation
  5. The History and Future of Titanium Production

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    Keyword: Posner, History, Titanium Production, and Chemistry
    Creator: Aldo Montes
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 08/27/2018
    Date Modified: 08/27/2018
    Date Created: 2018
    Rights: In Copyright
  6. Theatrical Discourse and National Development in Ireland, 1919-1932

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    Description: This dissertation argues that theatre was a vital element of postcolonial culture in Ireland in the years 1919-1932, the period in which the Irish nation emerged from revolutionary war to become a stable postcolonial state. Although critics have bemoaned the rising dominance of conservative, anti-modernist playwriting and production in Ireland's...
    Keyword: History, Modern, European, and Literature
    Subject: Theatre and Drama
    Creator: Anne Maureen Pulju
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 08/16/2018
    Date Modified: 08/16/2018
    Date Created: 2007-10-05
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Dissertation
  7. The Sacred Meadows: A Structural Analysis of Religious Symbolism in an East African Town

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    Description: The Sacred Meadows is an anthropological study of the religion of Lamu, the oldest inhabited town in Kenya, originally settled in 1370, and situated on an island off the Kenyan coast. Abdul Hamid El-Zein discusses the religious impact of Islam and its place in Lamu society. He explores the structure...
    Keyword: History
    Subject: African Studies
    Creator: Abdul Hamid M. el Zein
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Publisher: Northwestern University Press
    Date Uploaded: 08/10/2018
    Date Modified: 08/10/2018
    Date Created: 1974
    Rights: Creative Commons BY-NC-ND Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 4.0 International
    Resource Type: Book
  8. Three Nigerian Emirates: A Study in Oral History

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    Description: Three Nigerian Emirates:A Study in Oral History is a widely held study on a scarcely examined region of Nigeria. Victor N. Low presents a detailed account of the leaders, people, and culture of the Hadejia, Katagum, and Gombe regions documented in a transcribed oral history. This work presents a valuable...
    Keyword: History
    Subject: African Studies
    Creator: Victor N. Low
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Publisher: Northwestern University Press
    Date Uploaded: 08/09/2018
    Date Modified: 08/09/2018
    Date Created: 1971
    Rights: Creative Commons BY-NC-ND Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 4.0 International
    Resource Type: Book
  9. Southern Nilotic History: Linguistic Approaches to the Study of the Past

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    Description: In Southern Nilotic History,Christopher Ehret reconstructs the history of the Southern Nilotic speaking peoples of East Africa, from their earliest origins to the beginning of the colonial period. As a history, the book is a remarkable tour de force. Using mainly linguistic evidence, the author locates populations, moves them around,...
    Keyword: History
    Subject: African Studies
    Creator: Christopher Ehret
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Publisher: Northwestern University Press
    Date Uploaded: 08/08/2018
    Date Modified: 08/08/2018
    Date Created: 1971
    Rights: Creative Commons BY-NC-ND Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 4.0 International
    Resource Type: Book
  10. Africa South

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    Description: Africa South presents a history and description of southern Africa from the arrival of Europeans until the creation of the Republic of South Africa in 1961. Harm J. de Blij provides a portrait of the landscape and the internal policies and struggles within the region. The work serves as a...
    Keyword: History
    Subject: African Studies
    Creator: Harm J. de Blij
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Publisher: Northwestern University Press
    Date Uploaded: 08/08/2018
    Date Modified: 08/08/2018
    Date Created: 1962
    Rights: Creative Commons Public Domain Mark 1.0
    Resource Type: Book