Rice Historical Review Spring 2019
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 | 929.1 kB )
—Contested Symbols: Vichy France and the Legacy of the French Revolution
by Emma Satterfield (PDF | 1.090 Mb )
—Remembering Rice: How Should the University Acknowledge and Represent its Founder’s Past?
by Andrew Maust (PDF | 1.473 Mb )
—Jahangir, Collector: Seizing the World
by Clair Hopper (PDF | 1.578 Mb )
—Through the Looking Glass: Themes in Narratives by Arabs, Americans, and Europeans from 1890 to 1960
by Meredith Aucock (PDF | 3.905 Mb )
—Hysteria: Medicine as a Vehicle for Gendered Social Control
by Ginger Hooper (PDF | 2.198 Mb )
—Back Matter (PDF | 1.139 Mb )
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Darren Pomida, Editor-in-Chief
Daniel Russell, Editor-in-Chief
Anthony Tohme, Managing Editor
Alison Drileck, Publishing Director
Mikayla Knutson, Assistant Managing Editor
Abigail Panitz, Director of Copy Editing
Edward Plaut, Director of Podcasting
Pamela McInturff, Assistant Director of Copy Editing
Miriam Wolter, Director of Public Affairs
Laura Li, Art Director
Jon Parts, Event Director and Treasurer
Audrey Paetzel, Director of Outreach
Cameron Wallace, Assistant Director of Podcasting
Andrew Manias, Director of Distribution
Faculty Review Board
Dr. Lisa Spiro | Historical Review Faculty Advisor | Executive Director of Digital Scholarship Services
Dr. Peter C. Caldwell| Samuel G. McCann Professor of History| Chair of the History Department
Dr. G. Daniel Cohen| Samuel W. and Goldye Marian Spain Associate Professor of History
Dr. Aysha Pollnitz| Assistant Professor of History| Director of Undergraduate Studies, History
Dr. Daniel Dominguez da Silva| Assistant Professor of History
Dr. Lisa Balabanlilar| Associate Professor of History
Dr. Randal L. Hall| Associate Professor of History| Editor, Journal of Southern History
Dr. John B. Boles| William P. Hobby Professor of History
Dr. Alida C. Metcalf| Harris Masterson Jr. Professor of History
Dr. Alexander X. Byrd| Associate Professor of History
Dr. Paula A. Sanders| Professor of History
Dr. Nathan Citino| Barbara Kirkland Chiles Professor of History
Dr. Kerry R. Ward| Associate Professor of History
Contested Symbols: Vichy France and the Legacy of the French Revolution (2019)This paper examines how Vichy, the authoritarian government in France throughout most of the Second World War, reckoned with the legacy of the French Revolution. I investigate this relationship through the regime’s treatment of four revolutionary symbols: the figure Marianne, the anthem “La Marseillaise,” the national holiday of Bastille Day, and the ...
Jahangir, Collector: Seizing the World (2019)Mughal Emperor Jahangir (r. 1605-1627) was an avid collector of many things: art, animals, and natural wonders. By tracing his acquisition habits, including networks of trade and types of acquisitions, this article reveals how the emperor constructed his self-concept by way of his collection. Jahangir collected prestige objects to reinforce his own ...
Remembering Rice: How Should the University Acknowledge and Represent its Founder’s Past? (2019)William Marsh Rice, who chartered the Rice Institute, is popularly remembered for his philanthropy and for his dramatic murder. Often left out of the common narrative is his involvement in slavery, and the Texas cotton trade. This paper explores the current remembrance of Rice, details his connections to slavery, and provides a recommendation to Rice ...
Hysteria: Medicine as a Vehicle for Gendered Social Control (2019)This paper analyzes the historical phenomenon of hysteria, a psychiatric label once commonly applied to female patients to explain a variety of physical ailments and deviant behaviors. Beginning with an examination of its ancient historical roots, the paper then focuses on hysteria’s application in Victorian England. Hysteria can be viewed as both ...
Front Matter 2019 Spring Issue (2019)CONTENTS: Editorial Board -- Faculty Board -- Table of Contents -- Letter from Editor
Back Matter 2019 Spring Issue (2019)CONTENTS: Editorial Board -- About Us -- Acknowledgements -- Featured Locations
Through the Looking Glass: Themes in Narratives by Arabs, Americans, and Europeans from 1890 to 1960 (2019)As relations between the United States and the countries of the Middle East evolved from the arrival of Protestant missionaries in 19th-century Jerusalem to the imperialist presence of American oil companies in Saudi Arabia in the 1950s, travel narratives written about America and the Middle East also evolved. This article documents the changes and ...