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  1. States, Conflict and Islam: A Reconsideration of Jihād in the Gambia River Region, 1850–1900

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    Description: As the result of centuries of transregional commerce by Muslim merchants and the attendant networks developed by Muslim scholarly families, Islam was well established in the Sahel and Upper Guinea Coast by the seventeenth century. Commercial markets, Muslim states and Islamic institutions developed during a long, generally peaceful process of...
    Keyword: pas, status, islam, and conlict
    Subject: African Studies
    Creator: David E. Skinner
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/12/2018
    Date Modified: 11/12/2018
    Date Created: 2017
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Research Paper
  2. Hostile Takeover? Corporate Interventions in Nollywood

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    Keyword: pas, corporate interventions, and hostile takeover
    Subject: African Studies
    Creator: Jonathan Haynes
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/12/2018
    Date Modified: 11/12/2018
    Date Created: 2016
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Research Paper
  3. An Introduction to Islamic Movements and Modes of Thought in Nigeria

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    Description: This working paper surveys Islamic organizations, movements, and ideologies in Nigeria, roughly identifying them along the lines of Islamic traditionalism, Sufi orders (turuq lit. pathways), Salafi/Wahhabi revivalism2 modernist and insurgent Islam(ism), trado-Islamic and Christo-Islamic syncretism and deviant “Islamic” cultism. Previous academic studies of Nigerian Islam were often limited to the...
    Keyword: nigeria, movements, islamic, and pas
    Subject: African Studies
    Creator: Ibrahim Haruna Hassan
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/12/2018
    Date Modified: 11/12/2018
    Date Created: 2015
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Research Paper
  4. A Task That Must Be Done: Issues on the Federalists' Visual Propaganda in Nigerian Civil War

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    Description: The apparent interest today in Nigerian visual culture has necessitated this paper. Therefore, its primary focus shall be on the status of visual data from the burgeoning ephemera as a source of historical knowledge. Using selected visual illustrations in the posters, cartoons and photographs that were at the core of...
    Keyword: pas and federalist
    Subject: African Studies
    Creator: Etiido Effiong Inyang
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/12/2018
    Date Modified: 11/13/2018
    Date Created: 2013
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Research Paper
  5. The Context, Causes, and Cultural Valuation of Yoroba and Baganda Women's Participation in the Public Economy

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    Description: This paper examines participation in the public economy among two groups of African women, the Yoruba of southwestern Nigeria and the Baganda of central Uganda, during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The analysis considers many kinds of economic activity other than growing food for one’s own family, including independent income-generating...
    Keyword: context, cultural valuation, and pas
    Subject: African Studies
    Creator: Marjorie K. McIntosh
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/12/2018
    Date Modified: 11/12/2018
    Date Created: 2013
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Research Paper
  6. Paternality and Partnership? EU-ACP Economic Partnership Agreement and Implications for Nigeria's Oil Sector Development

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    Description: Contemporary pattern of relationship between European Union and Africa-Caribbean and Pacific countries reflects more than two centuries of unequal exchange. Unequal exchange between the North and the South denotes the falling terms of trade for underdeveloped countries, while correspondingly increasing the terms of trade for the developed countries. It has...
    Keyword: partnership, pas, and economics
    Subject: African Studies
    Creator: Samuel O Oloruntoba
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/12/2018
    Date Modified: 11/12/2018
    Date Created: 2011
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Research Paper
  7. Melville Herskovits and the Visual Arts

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    Keyword: pas and herskovits
    Subject: African Studies
    Creator: Justine Cordwell
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/12/2018
    Date Modified: 11/12/2018
    Date Created: 2011
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Research Paper
  8. Setting the Tone: Students' Recollections of Herskovits and the Study of African Arts

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    Description: How could so many students of one scholar, one who is not immediately remembered for his work on the arts, have produced so much major research on African and African-American arts and artists in virtually all media? This question became the genesis of this panel; but before turning to our...
    Keyword: pas, herskovits, and african american
    Subject: African Studies
    Creator: Philip Peek
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/12/2018
    Date Modified: 11/12/2018
    Date Created: 2010
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Research Paper
  9. Muslim Relations in the Politics of Nationalism and Secession in Kenya

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    Description: Within Kenya’s political scene, racial and ethnic identities play a crucial role in creating division in Muslims’ political engagement. Since independence, the racial and ethnic antagonism among them has weakened a united Muslim’ voice whenever political issues concerning the community arose. As Kenya was preparing for independence, a section of...
    Keyword: kenya, nationalism, and pas
    Subject: African Studies
    Creator: Hassan J. Ndzovu
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/12/2018
    Date Modified: 11/12/2018
    Date Created: 2010
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Research Paper
  10. African Pasts for African Futures in a time of Radical Environmental Change: Notes on History and Policy in Africa's Reconstruction

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    Description: Writing this keynote address has been a fraught and sobering experience, heightened by an acute feeling of stepping outside my scholarly comfort zone in east and central African history before the 19th century CE. The discomfort encouraged me to shift positions, in this case from that of a scholar writing...
    Keyword: environmental change, african, and pas
    Subject: African Studies
    Creator: David Schoenbrun
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/12/2018
    Date Modified: 11/12/2018
    Date Created: 2009
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Research Paper
  11. American Anthropology in Africa and Afro-America: The Early Days of the Program of African Studies

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    Description: As a world power after World War II, some U.S. government officials and private foundations realized how little we knew of Africa, though allied troops had been engaged in North Africa and transported through West Africa. And the Cold War was leading to growing USSR influence in Africa. “It...
    Keyword: africa, pas, and anthropology
    Subject: African Studies
    Creator: Simon Ottenberg
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/12/2018
    Date Modified: 11/12/2018
    Date Created: 2009
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Research Paper
  12. Rebel Destinies : Remembering Herskovits

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    Keyword: Destinies, herskovits, and pas
    Subject: African Studies
    Creator: Warren L. d'Azevedo
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/12/2018
    Date Modified: 11/12/2018
    Date Created: 2009
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Research Paper
  13. Obama, Africom, and U.S. Military Policy Towards Africa

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    Description: On 6 February 2007, President Bush announced that the United States would create a new military command for Africa, to be known as Africa Command or Africom. Throughout the Cold War and for more than a decade afterwards, the U.S. did not have a military command for Africa; instead, U.S....
    Keyword: pas and us military policy
    Creator: Daniel Volman
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/12/2018
    Date Modified: 11/12/2018
    Date Created: 2009
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Research Paper
  14. Arabic Literature of Africa: Project and Publication

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    Description: The items in this publication are partially derived from presentations given at a symposium on Arabic Literature of Africa (ALA), at the Program of African Studies in November 2003. Also included is some detailed information on the contents of already published volumes (ALA I, II, IIIA, IV), and "Overviews" of...
    Keyword: Arabic and pas
    Subject: African Studies
    Creator: John Hunwick
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/12/2018
    Date Modified: 11/12/2018
    Date Created: 2005
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Dissertation
  15. Nigeria After Military Rule: Federalism, Resource Allocation, and Ethnic Politics

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    Keyword: military, nigeria, and pas
    Subject: African Studies
    Creator: Will Reno
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/12/2018
    Date Modified: 11/12/2018
    Date Created: 2003
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Research Paper
  16. Discovering Normality in Health and the Reproductive Body

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    Description: This collection of papers contains most of the papers that were delivered at the workshop on “Normality in Health and the Reproductive Body” at Northwestern in March 2001. The seminar was used to discuss individual research projects around convergences of thought on the theme at hand. In their present state,...
    Keyword: Reproductive and pas
    Subject: African Studies
    Creator: Caroline Bledsoe
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/12/2018
    Date Modified: 11/12/2018
    Date Created: 2002
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Research Paper
  17. Vision and Policy in Nigerian Economics: The Legacy of Pius Okigbo

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    Description: Proceedings of a Conference Held at the Program of African Studies, Northwestern University, June 8-9, 2001, edited by Jane I. Guyer and LaRay Denzer
    Keyword: pas
    Subject: African Studies
    Creator: Jane I. Guyer and LaRay Denzer
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/12/2018
    Date Modified: 11/12/2018
    Date Created: 2003
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Research Paper
  18. Reimagining Tradition: The Politics of Succession in Colonial Buganda

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    Description: The completion of this study could not have been possible without the invaluable support of several individuals. This work is a revised version of my first year research paper, and as such, I would first like to thank Timothy Breen and my colleagues in the E-70 seminar for their thoughtful...
    Keyword: politics, colonial, and pas
    Subject: African Studies
    Creator: Neil Kodesh
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/12/2018
    Date Modified: 11/12/2018
    Date Created: 2000
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Research Paper
  19. "Books in African Languages in the Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies, Northwestern University: A Catalog

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    Description: PAS Working Paper No. 8** (2000) Vols. 1- 2, Vol. 3
    Keyword: pas
    Subject: African Studies
    Creator: David W. Bade
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/12/2018
    Date Modified: 11/12/2018
    Date Created: 2000
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Research Paper
  20. Anthropological Vision and Research Logic: An Epi Info Primer

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    Description: The primer addresses interdisciplinary work on two levels. It outlines and exemplifies anthropological modes of thinking, and how those can be applied to numbers through the capacities of the Epi Info program. At a more practical level it uses particular material to guide the reader through setup and analysis. Section...
    Keyword: pas and anthropology
    Subject: African Studies
    Creator: Caroline Bledsoe, Shobha Shagle, Kuate Defo Barthelemy, and Jane I. Guyer
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/12/2018
    Date Modified: 11/12/2018
    Date Created: 1999
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Research Paper
  21. Chacun pour soi: Africa and the French State 1958-1998

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    Description: This paper explores the relationship between the French state and francophone Africa since decolonization, rather than narrating the history of French-African policies (Domergue-Cloarec 1994; Wauthier 1995) or providing an introduction to the full range of cultural, social, and political relations 8 (Manning 1988; Chipman 1989; Andereggen 1994). The focus is...
    Keyword: french state and pas
    Subject: Afrian Studies
    Creator: Scott Greer
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/12/2018
    Date Modified: 11/12/2018
    Date Created: 2000
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Research Paper
  22. The Path Is Open: The Herskovitses' Legacy in African Oral Narrative Analysis and Beyond

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    Description: This paper was commissioned by the Program of African Studies (PAS) as a complement to the new edition of Dahomean Narrative that was published by Northwestern University Press as part of the celebration of the PAS’s fiftieth anniversary. The new forward to the volume places Dahomean Narrative within the history...
    Keyword: oral narrative, pas, and african
    Subject: Afrian Studies
    Creator: Olabiyi Babalola Yai
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/12/2018
    Date Modified: 11/12/2018
    Date Created: 1999
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Research Paper
  23. As Artistry Permits and Custom may Ordain: The Social Fabric of material Consumption in the Swahili World, circa 1450-1600

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    Description: Though brief, this study has benefited from the intellectual and moral support of many individuals. I owe an enormous debt of gratitude to colleagues who have provided me with both their time and criticism in the preparation of this paper. I am particularly grateful to those who have been most...
    Keyword: PAS Working Paper No. 3 (1998) and pas
    Subject: African Studies
    Creator: Jeremy G. Prestholdt
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/12/2018
    Date Modified: 11/12/2018
    Date Created: 1998
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Research Paper
  24. Nigeria's Economic Crisis: Bibliographic Sources to 1996

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    Description: The following bibliography developed in conjunction with the research project AMoney Morals: The Decline of the Naira in the Social Life and Popular Culture of Nigeria, 1985B1995,@ undertaken by Jane Guyer and LaRay Denzer. To prepare this bibliography, Northwestern University=s Online Catalog (NUcat) and Northwestern=s online catalog of papers presented...
    Keyword: pas
    Subject: African Studies
    Creator: Benjamin F. Soares
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/12/2018
    Date Modified: 11/12/2018
    Date Created: 1997
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Research Paper
  25. Dangerous Liaisons: Colonial Concubinage in Eritrea, 1890-1941

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    Keyword: PAS Working Paper No. 1 and pas
    Subject: African Studies
    Creator: Giulia Barrera
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/12/2018
    Date Modified: 11/12/2018
    Date Created: 1996
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Research Paper
  26. Process Simulation - Solids-involved equipment

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    Description: Solids-involved equipment are important pieces of many processes. Solids are often more difficult to handle than liquids because the process equipment consumes more energy to operate, are more prone to mechanical failure, and can create dust. Dusts can be very dangerous. They can cause respiratory illnesses and, in cases of...
    Keyword: Solids
    Creator: John Marsiglio
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/08/2018
    Date Modified: 11/09/2018
    Date Created: 2014
    Rights: In Copyright
  27. Process Simulation - Pressure changer

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    Keyword: Pressure Changer
    Creator: Kedric Daly
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/08/2018
    Date Modified: 11/08/2018
    Rights: In Copyright
  28. Process Simulation - Reactor

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    Keyword: Reactor
    Creator: Stephen Lenzini, Woo Soo Choe, and Vincent Kenny
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/08/2018
    Date Modified: 11/08/2018
    Rights: In Copyright
  29. Process Simulation - Column

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    Keyword: Column
    Creator: Scott Smith, Ben Granger, and Harry Poppick
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/08/2018
    Date Modified: 11/08/2018
    Rights: In Copyright
  30. Process Simulation - Heat exchanger

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    Keyword: Heat Exchanger
    Creator: Cindy Chen and Alex Valdes
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/08/2018
    Date Modified: 11/08/2018
    Rights: In Copyright
  31. Process Simulation - Separator

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    Keyword: Separator
    Creator: Matthew Hantzmon
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/08/2018
    Date Modified: 11/08/2018
    Rights: In Copyright
  32. Process Simulation - Mixer and Splitter

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    Keyword: Mixer and Splitter
    Creator: Nicklaus Dotzenrod
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/08/2018
    Date Modified: 11/08/2018
    Rights: In Copyright
  33. Process Simulation - Property package

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    Keyword: Property Package
    Creator: Yuanxi Zhao
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/08/2018
    Date Modified: 11/08/2018
    Rights: In Copyright
  34. Process Flowsheet - Pressure Vessels

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    Keyword: Pressure Vessels
    Creator: David Chen
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/08/2018
    Date Modified: 11/08/2018
    Rights: In Copyright
  35. Process Flowsheet -Utility systems

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    Keyword: Utility Systems
    Creator: Brett Sleyster, Tom Aunins, Joshua Lee, and David Chen
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/08/2018
    Date Modified: 11/08/2018
    Rights: In Copyright
  36. Process Flowsheet -Pinch analysis

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    Keyword: Pinch Analysis
    Creator: Micah Zuckerman
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/08/2018
    Date Modified: 11/08/2018
    Rights: In Copyright
  37. Process Flowsheet -Heat Transfer Equipment

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    Keyword: Heat Transfer Equipment
    Creator: Brandon Muncy, David Chen, and Matthew Leung
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/08/2018
    Date Modified: 11/08/2018
    Rights: In Copyright
  38. Process Flowsheet -Process Hydraulics

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    Keyword: hydraulics
    Creator: Thomas Considine, Michael Gleeson, and Sean Kelton
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/08/2018
    Date Modified: 11/08/2018
    Rights: In Copyright
  39. Process Flowsheet - Reactors

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    Keyword: Reactors
    Creator: Julianne Wagoner, David Park, Sean Cabaniss, and Maxim Slivinsky
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/08/2018
    Date Modified: 11/08/2018
    Rights: In Copyright
  40. Process Flowsheet -Process flow diagram

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    Keyword: Process Flow
    Creator: Tammy Wong
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/08/2018
    Date Modified: 11/08/2018
    Rights: In Copyright
  41. Process Economics - Engineering Economic Analysis

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    Keyword: analysis and economic
    Creator: Tahir Kapoor, Sean Kelton, Michael Gleeson, and Thomas Considine
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/08/2018
    Date Modified: 11/08/2018
    Rights: In Copyright
  42. Process Economics - Equipment Sizing

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    Keyword: Equipment and Economics
    Creator: Matt Nathal and Lauren Burke
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/08/2018
    Date Modified: 11/08/2018
    Rights: In Copyright
  43. L’Enfant Sarakolle” by Modibo Keita (1936): Construction of a Context

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    Description: In 1936 Modibo Keita, a twenty-year-old student at the distinguished Ecole William Ponty in Gorée, Senegal, wrote his “mémoire de fin d'étude” on Soninke childhood. The original manuscript is held in the archives of French West Africa in Dakar, part of the collection of “cahiers de William Ponty.” This paper... and En 1936 Modibo Keita, un étudiant de vingt ans à l'école distingué William Ponty à Gorée, au Sénégal, a écrit son mémoire de fin d'étude sur l’enfance sarakollé. Le manuscrit original se trouve dans les archives de l'Afrique occidentale française à Dakar, où il fait partie de la collection de...
    Keyword: auto-ethnography, Modibo Keita, ethnography, Ecole William Ponty, Malian childhood, Mali, French West Africa, Bambara, French colonial education, 1930s, Cahiers William Ponty, ethnicity, Malinke, Mande childhood, and Soninke
    Creator: Marcia Tiede
    Owner: mlt615
    Publisher: Mande Studies Association = Association des Etudes Mandé
    Language: French and English
    Date Uploaded: 11/07/2018
    Date Modified: 11/07/2018
    Date Created: 2014-09-30
    Rights: Creative Commons BY-NC-ND Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 4.0 International
    Resource Type: Research Paper
  44. Ethnicité et éducation coloniale en AOF : ethnographies d’étudiants et images de communauté et de soi

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    Description: The manuscripts known as the "cahiers Ponty", written by students at the famous Ecole William Ponty near Dakar, were created under a policy that favored ethnography as a tool as well as a discipline. Several extracts of these student notebooks are discussed here, as a sampling in order to illustrate... and Les manuscrits connus comme les « cahiers Ponty », écrits par les étudiants du célèbre Ecole William Ponty près de Dakar, ont été créés sous une politique qui a favorisé l’ethnographie comme outil aussi bien que discipline. Quelques extraits de ces cahiers sont discutés ici, comme un échantillonage pour illustrer...
    Keyword: ethnicity, French West Africa, colonial education, Ecole William Ponty, 1930s-1940s, and ethnography
    Subject: Africa, French-speaking Western
    Creator: Marcia Tiede
    Owner: mlt615
    Publisher: Mande Studies Association = Association des Etudes Mandé
    Location: Gorée, Senegal, Dakar, Senegal, and Sébikhotane, Senegal
    Language: French
    Date Uploaded: 11/06/2018
    Date Modified: 11/07/2018
    Date Created: 2017-11-15
    Rights: Creative Commons BY-NC-ND Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 4.0 International
    Resource Type: Research Paper
  45. Other Process Design Considerations: Process Controls

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    Keyword: Process Controls
    Creator: Kathleen Zhou and Samson Fong
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/05/2018
    Date Modified: 11/05/2018
    Rights: In Copyright
  46. Other Process Design Considerations: Process Hazards

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    Keyword: Hazards and Process
    Creator: Anne Disabato, Tim Hanrahan, and Brian Merkle
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/05/2018
    Date Modified: 11/05/2018
    Rights: In Copyright
  47. Design Project 2016: Desalination - Team G

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    Keyword: Desalination
    Creator: Watson Fu, KC Anderson, Helen Wu, and Neil Dalvie
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/04/2018
    Date Modified: 11/04/2018
    Rights: In Copyright
  48. Design Project 2016: Desalination - Team E

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    Keyword: Desalination
    Creator: Brett Sleyster, Woo Soo Choe, Jake Stolley, and Hassan Ali
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/04/2018
    Date Modified: 11/04/2018
    Rights: In Copyright
  49. Design Project 2016: Desalination - Team D

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    Keyword: Desalination
    Creator: Thomas Aunins, Robert Cignoni, John Dombrowski, and Iris Zhao
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/04/2018
    Date Modified: 11/04/2018
    Rights: In Copyright
  50. Design Projects 2015: Shale Gas to Ethylene (G2)

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    Keyword: Shale Gas and Ehtylene
    Creator: Tammy Wong , Katie Johnson, and Michelle Spiezio
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/04/2018
    Date Modified: 11/04/2018
    Rights: In Copyright
  51. Design Projects 2015: Shale Gas to Ethylene (G1)

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    Keyword: Shale Gas and Ethylene
    Creator: Alex Valdes, Brandon Muncy, and Tahir Kapoor
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/04/2018
    Date Modified: 11/04/2018
    Rights: In Copyright
  52. Design Projects 2015: Biomass to Ethylene (B2)

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    Keyword: Biomass and Ethylene
    Creator: Stephen Lenzini, Matthew Hantzmon, and Joshua Lee
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/04/2018
    Date Modified: 11/04/2018
    Rights: In Copyright
  53. Design Projects 2015: Ethanol to Ethylene (B1)

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    Keyword: Ethanol and Ethylene
    Creator: Harry Poppick, Scott Smith, and Emm Fulk
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/04/2018
    Date Modified: 11/04/2018
    Rights: In Copyright
  54. Design Projects 2014: Design S2

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    Keyword: S2
    Creator: Nick Pinkerton, Karen Schmidt, and James Xamplas
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/04/2018
    Date Modified: 11/04/2018
    Rights: In Copyright
  55. Design Projects 2014: Design S1

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    Keyword: S1
    Creator: Thomas Considine, Michael Gleeson, and Sean Kelton
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/04/2018
    Date Modified: 11/04/2018
    Rights: In Copyright
  56. Design Projects 2014: Design G2

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    Keyword: G2
    Creator: Maxim Slivinsky, Julianne Wagoner, David Park, and Sean Cabaniss
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/04/2018
    Date Modified: 11/04/2018
    Rights: In Copyright
  57. Design Projects 2014: Design G1

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    Keyword: G1
    Creator: Tim Hanrahan, Brian Merkle, and Anne Disabato
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/04/2018
    Date Modified: 11/04/2018
    Rights: In Copyright
  58. Design Basis: Block Flow Diagram

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    Keyword: Block Flow Diagram
    Creator: Nick Pinkerton, Karen Schmidt, and James Xamplas
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/04/2018
    Date Modified: 11/04/2018
    Rights: In Copyright
  59. Reduced-order Homogenization of Heterogeneous Material Systems: from Viscoelasticity to Nonlinear Elasto-plastic Softening Material

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    Description: The discovery of efficient and accurate descriptions for the macroscopic constitutive behavior of heterogeneous materials with complex microstructure remains an outstanding challenge in mechanics. On the one hand, great accuracy can be achieved by modeling small domains of a material including all the details in the microstructure, however, at the...
    Keyword: Multiscale concurrent simulation, Nonlinear elasto-plasticity, Reduced-order homogenization, Self-consistent clustering analysis, Data-driven methods, and Material softening and damage
    Subject: Theoretical and Applied Mechanics
    Creator: Zeliang Liu
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/01/2018
    Date Modified: 11/01/2018
    Date Created: 2017-01-01
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Dissertation
  60. Private Targets, Public Outcomes: An Examination of Individual-Level Participation in Private Politics and Its Interaction with Public Politics

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    Description: Existing political science literature tells us that the common factors of political participation include factors such as civic skills, available free time, and income. However, few have expanded their studies to include to private politics, and to see what factors influence private political participation. Private political participation refers to “the...
    Keyword: Political Science
    Subject: Political Science
    Creator: Julia Valdes
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/01/2018
    Date Modified: 11/01/2018
    Date Created: 2017-01-01
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Dissertation
  61. How to Cope with Ambivalence: Sub-Dimensioning vs. Integration

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    Description: This dissertation investigates two different decision-making strategies, which I label “sub-dimensioning” versus “integration” that individuals employ to cope with feelings of ambivalence. “Sub-dimensioning” is defined as a strategy that involves lower-level construals where an ambivalent decision-maker represents and evaluates an attitude object in terms of its dimensions of evaluation, whereas...
    Keyword: Ambivalence, Need to decide, Integration, Coping strategy, Consistency, dissonance, Choice conflict, and sub-dimensioning
    Subject: Marketing
    Creator: Mi Jung Park
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/01/2018
    Date Modified: 11/01/2018
    Date Created: 2017-01-01
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Dissertation
  62. Thermal and Electrical Transport in Thin-Film Materials for Energy Management

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    Description: With the rapidly growing global demand in energy nowadays, innovation and technology become critical for a transition to renewable energy, high energy efficiency or low-carbon emission. Thin-film materials are especially favorable in energy management due to the easy integration into devices. The transport properties for heat and electrical conduction are...
    Keyword: Engineering
    Subject: Applied Physics
    Creator: Boya Cui
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/01/2018
    Date Modified: 11/01/2018
    Date Created: 2017-01-01
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Dissertation
  63. Transport Processes at the Sediment-Water Interface

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    Description: Rivers and streams are the corridors of material transport from land to sea. Solutes and particles experience a range of environments as they traverse the river network, many of which are highly reactive, and reaction rates are localized to specific regions. The interfacial region between the river and its underlying...
    Keyword: bioturbation, hyporheic exchange, sediment-water interface, stochastic model, and environmental transport
    Creator: Kevin R. Roche
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/01/2018
    Date Modified: 11/01/2018
    Date Created: 2017-01-01
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Dissertation
  64. Near-Optimal Non-Truthful Mechanism Design

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    Keyword: revenue maximization, first-price auctions, sample complexity, and auctions
    Subject: Economics
    Creator: Samuel Taggart
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 11/01/2018
    Date Modified: 11/01/2018
    Date Created: 2017-01-01
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Dissertation
  65. Design and Analysis of Trials for Developing Adaptive Treatment Strategies in Complex Clustered Settings

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    Description: In recent years, research has been conducted to develop Sequential, Multiple Assignment, Randomized Trial (SMART) designs. These experimental designs were created to aid in the construction of adaptive treatment strategies for individuals, particularly in medical contexts. Simultaneously, research has been done on developing the use of randomized trials to evaluate...
    Keyword: Statistics
    Subject: Statistics
    Creator: Rachel Ktsanes
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 10/28/2018
    Date Modified: 10/28/2018
    Date Created: 2017-01-01
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Dissertation
  66. Investigation of Graphene Oxide as a Cooperative Catalytic Support and Coating

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    Description: Graphene and graphene oxide (GO), a highly oxidized form of graphene, are materials with incredibly interesting chemical and mechanical properties. These materials have high surface areas and electrical properties that can be tuned by reducing the amount of oxygenates on the surface. They have already demonstrated their importance in the...
    Keyword: Chemical Engineering
    Subject: Chemical and Biological Engineering
    Creator: DelRae Haag
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 10/28/2018
    Date Modified: 10/28/2018
    Date Created: 2017-01-01
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Dissertation
  67. The Effect of Gender Diversity in Creative Teams

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    Description: Individuals commonly engage in collaborative behavior to more easily produce works of high societal impact. The effect of many individual characteristics such as age or gender on the effectiveness of a team is still unclear. Gender is especially pertinent because many professional settings are still far from gender parity, despite...
    Keyword: bibliometrics, gender diversity, scientific collaborations, science of science, and movie industry
    Subject: Chemical and Biological Engineering
    Creator: João Amado Gomez Moreira
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 10/28/2018
    Date Modified: 10/28/2018
    Date Created: 2017-01-01
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Dissertation
  68. Healthcare Quality, Physician-Hospital Integration, and Medical Malpractice

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    Description: While it is the ongoing growth in healthcare spending that has been making headlines, improving and maintaining healthcare quality is a critical goal of healthcare policy. In this dissertation I answer three questions relating to healthcare quality: does physician-hospital financial integration improves healthcare quality; how physician-hospital financial integration improves healthcare...
    Keyword: integration, quality, healthcare, and malpractice
    Subject: Economics
    Creator: Amy Rebecca Wagner
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 10/28/2018
    Date Modified: 10/28/2018
    Date Created: 2017-01-01
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Dissertation
  69. Raise Money, Raise Hell, or Leave: Contesting DIY Urbanism in the Black Outer City

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    Description: This dissertation considers the ways do-it-yourself (DIY) urbanism is promoted, taken up, and responded to by the black middle class. Using thirty-eight interviews and one year of ethnographic observation in the Northwest Detroit neighborhood of Bagley, I document the following findings. First, many DIY projects have come from government and...
    Keyword: austerity, Detroit, black middle class, and urban neoliberalism
    Subject: African-American Studies
    Creator: Jackson Christopher Bartlett
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 10/28/2018
    Date Modified: 10/28/2018
    Date Created: 2017-01-01
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Dissertation
  70. The Role of Kainate Receptors in Striatal Synaptic Plasticity, Development and Behavior

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    Description: Habits are actions taken without conscious consideration of a goal. The distinction between habits and conscious, goal-directed actions has been made for millennia. Only comparatively recently, however, have results from biological psychiatry and neuroscience begun to shed light on the existence of separable neural circuits that underlie our intuitive perception...
    Keyword: Basal Ganglia, Striatum, and Kainate Receptor
    Subject: Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program (NUIN)
    Creator: John J. Marshall
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 10/28/2018
    Date Modified: 10/28/2018
    Date Created: 2017-01-01
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Dissertation
  71. The Island (In)Sensitivity of Stripping

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    Keyword: theoretical linguistics, syntax, ellipsis, and experimental syntax
    Subject: Linguistics
    Creator: David Potter
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 10/28/2018
    Date Modified: 10/28/2018
    Date Created: 2017-01-01
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Dissertation
  72. Using the [SWI+] prion to study protein misfolding, aggregation, and amyloid formation

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    Description: Saccharomyces cerevisiae contains several epigenetic elements known as yeast prions. Our laboratory discovered the yeast prion [SWI+], whose protein determinant is Swi1, a subunit of the SWI/SNF chromatin-remodeling complex. Formation of [SWI+] results in abolishment of multicellular features and a partial loss-of-function phenotype of non-glucose carbon source usage. Our laboratory...
    Keyword: prion, prion domain, protein aggregation, Swi1, amyloids, and Saccharomyces cerevisiae
    Subject: Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program (NUIN)
    Creator: Stephanie Valtierra
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 10/26/2018
    Date Modified: 10/26/2018
    Date Created: 2017-01-01
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Dissertation
  73. Methodologies in the Archaeology of Warfare: Toward a Study of Practice and Social Relations at Tzunun, Chiapas, Mexico

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    Description: This dissertation examines how preparing settlements for war (i.e. fortification) relates to the maintenance of power relations. Violence has psychological and physical effects that can lead to asymmetries of power and extreme forms of social inequality (Brumfiel 1998; Carneiro 1970; Earle 1997; Fanon 1968; Farmer 2005; Flannery and Marcus 2012;...
    Keyword: Power, Warfare, Archaeology, Landscape, Maya, and Practice
    Subject: Anthropology
    Creator: Christopher Luis Hernandez
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 10/26/2018
    Date Modified: 10/26/2018
    Date Created: 2017-01-01
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Dissertation
  74. MNK-eIF4E Signaling and mRNA Translation Regulate Mesenchymal Glioma Stem Cell Maintenance and Promote Therapeutic Resistance in Glioblastoma

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    Description: MAPK-interacting kinase (MNK) signaling leads to activation of cap-dependent mRNA translation through phosphorylation of the eukaryotic translation initiation factor 4E (eIF4E). In cancer cells, MNK-eIF4E signaling promotes translation of oncogenic mRNAs. In glioblastoma (GBM), the deadliest malignant brain tumor, MNK-eIF4E signaling is aberrantly activated and represents a promising therapeutic target....
    Keyword: Glioma stem cells, Glioblastoma, and MAPK-interacting kinase
    Subject: Driskill Graduate Training Program in Life Sciences
    Creator: Jonathan Brooks Bell
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 10/26/2018
    Date Modified: 10/26/2018
    Date Created: 2017-01-01
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Dissertation
  75. Fundamentals and Applications of Electrically-assisted Microrolling

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    Description: In this presented study, rolling in micro scale level, termed as microrolling, has been advanced and extended its application to surface texturing and roll bonding. Meanwhile, continuous direct current (DC) is introduced to the processes to establish two new microrolling processes: the Electrically-assisted Roll Bonding (EARB) and the Electrically-assisted Microrolling-based...
    Keyword: Joule Heating Modeling, Surface Texturing, Electrically-assisted Process, Roll Bonding, Manufacturing, and Rolling
    Subject: Mechanical Engineering
    Creator: Man-Kwan Ng
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 10/26/2018
    Date Modified: 10/26/2018
    Date Created: 2017-01-01
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Dissertation
  76. Perceptual Exploitation of Statistical Structure in Multisensory Signals

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    Description: Efficient and accurate processing of internally- and externally-generated information is enhanced by the presence of multisensory signals that can provide redundant information about percepts or events. However, efficient usage of multisensory signals requires implicit perceptual knowledge of the potential or likely relationships between signals encoded within each sensory modality. If...
    Keyword: Psychology
    Subject: Psychology
    Creator: John Charles Plass
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 10/26/2018
    Date Modified: 10/26/2018
    Date Created: 2017-01-01
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Dissertation
  77. A Representation of Energy in Sensorimotor Integration and Control

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    Description: Space, time and energy are the three most fundamental elements in our intellectual understanding of the physical world. Here, I found how these same elements also contribute to a stable and coherent representation that the motor system forms by combining information from different sensory sources, such as vision, touch and...
    Keyword: Biomedical Engineering
    Subject: Biomedical Engineering
    Creator: Ali Farshchiansadegh
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 10/26/2018
    Date Modified: 10/26/2018
    Date Created: 2017-01-01
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Dissertation
  78. A Puzzle about Desire: The Metaphysics and Epistemology of Wanting

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    Description: In this dissertation I pose a new puzzle about desire, one grounded in three plausible but jointly inconsistent propositions. According to the standard view in metaphysics, (1) all desires are dispositional states. Epistemologists, though, think that (2) we have privileged access to some of our desires. But (3) it is...
    Keyword: Phenomenology, Introspection, Desire, Self-Knowledge, Attitudes, and Dispositional States
    Subject: Philosophy
    Creator: Jared Thomas Peterson
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 10/22/2018
    Date Modified: 10/22/2018
    Date Created: 2017-01-01
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Dissertation
  79. Materials Discovery for Water Splitting Applications Using First-Principles Calculations and Machine Learning

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    Description: Moving away from fossil fuels requires environmentally friendly and economically viable alternative energy sources. A wide adoption of new technologies for energy production and storage depends on better performing materials. Computational methods, such as electronic structure calculations and machine learning, hold the promise to work in conjunction with traditional experimentation...
    Keyword: Hydrogen production, Machine learning, Water splitting, Density functional theory, Perovskites, and Materials discovery
    Subject: Materials Science and Engineering
    Creator: Antoine Alexandre Emery
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 10/22/2018
    Date Modified: 10/22/2018
    Date Created: 2017-01-01
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Dissertation