Rice Historical Review Spring 2018
The Rice Historical Review is a research journal designed to showcase outstanding scholarly works produced by Rice University's undergraduate students.
Table of Contents
In order of appearance.
—Front Matter (PDF | 199.1 kB )
—A Virgin Queen, Not By Choice
by Emily Abdow (PDF | 310.3 kB )
—Stranger Lands: Politics, Ethnicity, and Occupation on the Eastern Front, 1914-1918
by Gary Dreyer (PDF | 257.6 kB )
—Race, Labor, and Class in Interwar New York
by David Ratnoff (PDF | 617.5 kB )
—A Carefully Constructed History: Gregory of Tours and the Observation of Societal Shift in Merovingian Gaul
by Oliver Lucier (PDF | 600.7 kB )
—How to Build a Villain: Aurangzeb, Temple Destruction, and His Modern Reputation
by Maximilian F. Murdoch (PDF | 484.1 kB )
—Michael E. Debakey High School for Health Professions: Houston Magnet Schools and the Mandate of Integration
by Benjamin Jones (PDF | 364.5 kB )
—Back Matter (PDF | 884.3 kB )
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Daniel Russell, Editor-in-Chief
Anthony Tome, Managing Editor
Matthew Franklin, Assistant Managing Editor
Jessica Guerra, Director of Copy Editing
Madison Grimes, Director of Publishing
Jennifer Truitt, Director of Public Affairs
Yves Ye, Secretary-Treasurer
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Faculty Review Board
Dr. Lisa Spiro | Historical Review Faculty Advisor | Executive Director of Digital Scholarship Services
Dr. Lisa Balabanlilar | Associate Professor of History | South Asia, Ottoman Empire, Islamic World
Dr. John Boles | William P. Hobby Professor of History | America and the South, Rice
Dr. Peter Caldwell | Samuel G. McCann Professor of History | Modern Germany, Europe, Political Thought
Dr. Nathan Citino | Associate Professor | US and Middle East
Dr. Randal Hall | Associate Professor of History | American, Economic, Environmental
Dr. Alida Metcalf | Chair of the History Department | Colonial Latin America, Brazil
Dr. Kerry Ward | Associate Professor of History | World and African
(2018)Black urban politics in New York City blossomed as black migrants found employment in the industrial North during the Great Migration. Publishing its first issue in 1917, the black radical newspaper the Messenger, sought ...
A Carefully Constructed History: Gregory of Tours and the Observation of Societal Shift in Merovingian Gaul (2018)Gregory of Tours, a powerful sixth French century bishop, was also an influential historian. His major work, The History of the Franks, provided a detailed account of politics and society in fifth and sixth century France. ...
(2018)This paper is a study of the spatial relationship between temples destroyed in the reign of the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb (1618-1707) and other significant spatial characteristics of the Mughal Empire in his time, including ...
(2018)“A Virgin Queen, But Not By Choice” explores the question of why Queen Elizabeth I never married. The essay argues that Elizabeth’s gender required her to have the full support of both her privy council and parliament to ...
(2018)This seminar paper seeks to reconstruct how ethnic politics and inter-communal relations in Eastern Europe during World War I were central to the war’s conduct and legacy. Examining different popular and institutional ...
Michael E. Debakey High School for Health Professions: Houston Magnet Schools and the Mandate of Integration (2018)In the 1970s, the Houston Independent School District embarked on an ambitious program of voluntary desegregation driven by magnet schools. The DeBakey High School for Health Professions, which offered high quality career ...