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    • Rice Historical Review Volume II (complete issue) 

      Rice Historical Review (2017-04)
      Complete issue of Rice Historical Review, Spring 2017
    • Back Matter 2017 Spring Issue 

      CONTENTS: Editorial Board -- About US -- Acknowledgements -- Future Contributors
    • Front Matter 2017 Spring Issue 

      CONTENTS: Editorial Board -- Faculty Board -- Sponsors -- Table of Contents
    • The Politics of Policy: the Obama Doctrine and the Arab Spring 

      Tyler, Hannah (2017)
      This paper defines and examines the Obama Doctrine by contextualizing it through the lens of other presidential doctrines and schools of realism and idealism. In addition, it seeks to establish the doctrine's tenets and ...
    • The Decay of the State 

      Hood, Nikolai (2017)
      German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) perceived that certain fundamental structures’ from language to justice’ which had previously been enshrined by religious transcendence were by his time decaying through ...
    • Women on the Oil Frontier: Gender and Power in Aramco's Arabia 

      Jones, Benjamin (2017)
      The Arabian American Oil Company (Aramco), which controlled the world's largest crude oil reserve and was once the largest American investment overseas, often claimed that its petroleum extraction activities contributed ...
    • The Religion of Thomas Jefferson 

      Altschul, James (2017)
      Thomas Jefferson’s religious beliefs remain a point of contention in contemporary political discourse, with actors on many different sides of religious debate seeking to claim him as an advocate for their position. In this ...
    • The Work of Women: Middle Class Domesticity in Eighteenth Century British Literature 

      McDougal, Abi (2017)
      This essay considers how British literature in the eighteenth century participated in creating a singularly domestic image of women. Addressing gender roles, Samuel Richardson’s Pamela, Mary Hays’s Emma Courtney, and Jane ...
    • Free Labor through Marx's Capital 

      Pemantle, Walden (2017)
      Following the abolition of slavery or serfdom, wage labor became the norm for the laboring class of many nations. This article examines how capitalism and wage-labor replaced slavery and serfdom with other forms of coerced ...
    • News From Fondren: Volume 26, No. 2, Spring 2017 

      Fondren Library (2017)
      In this issue: Fondren Library Hosts Data Rescue Houston -- Remember That Band? -- Fondren Has A Mascot -- Fondren Fellows Program Offers -- Research Opportunities to Students -- Between Decisions: Collaboration in the ...
    • News From Fondren: Volume 27, No. 1, Fall 2017 

      Fondren Library (2017)
      In this Issue: Preserving Houston’s Jewish History -- Houston Archives Bazaar Celebrates Houston History -- Fondren Library Provides Crucial Services in Harvey’s Aftermath -- Fondren Boosts Undergraduate Creative Writing ...
    • Front Matter 2016 Spring Issue 

      Carroll, Mary Charlotte Y. ; Landsman, Rachel S. (2016)
      CONTENTS: About the Rice Historical Review -- Founding Editorial Board -- Faculty Board -- Welcome from the Editors -- Table of Contents
    • Back Matter 2016 Spring Issue 

      Carroll, Mary Charlotte Y.; Landsman, Rachel S. (2016)
      CONTENTS: Acknowledgements -- THE INAUGURAL ISSUE CONTRIBUTORS -- Additional Information -- Future Contributors
    • Extirpating the Loathsome Smallpox: A Study in the History and Demise of Smallpox, as Aided by Thomas Jefferson 

      Durham, Anna (2016)
      This essay explores the history of smallpox variolation and vaccination with particular emphasis on the contributions of Thomas Jefferson to the spread of both methods in the United States. The research draws mainly upon ...
    • The Blockade of Leningrad & the Mixed Results of Sovietization 

      Burrough, Dane (2016)
      The Siege of Leningrad, a joint German-Finnish operation during World War II, lasted for 880 days and took the lives of a large number of the citizens of the city. The city was entirely cut off from the rest of the Soviet ...
    • From Welcoming to Wary: The SPD's Rhetoric on the Flüchtlingspolitik 

      Lim, Jungbin (2016)
      This paper traces the response of the SocialDemocratic Party of Germany (SPD) to the European migrant crisis in the fall of 2015. In particular, I explore the change in the party's position, which initially had pledged ...
    • Preserving the Spirit of National Parks: The U.S. Army in Yellowstone 

      Wang, Tim (2016)
      As the flagship U.S. National Park, Yellowstone,throughout its administrative history, has set manyprecedents for park management policies and practicesacross the United States. This essay examines the period ofadministration ...
    • Consumerism, Commodification, and Beauty: Shiseido and the Rise of Japanese Beauty Culture 

      Guerra, Jessica (2016)
      This research focuses on the development of advertising in interwar period Japan (between World War I and World War II) and the growing prevalence of the Modern Girl. As women with a certain aesthetic were popularized ...
    • News From Fondren: Volume 25, No. 2, Spring 2016 

      Fondren Library (2016)
      In this issue: Snatching Gems From the Ash Heap: Saving the KTRU Tapes -- Concert Celebrates Music of Difference -- Celebrating 50 Years of Black Undergraduate Life at Rice -- Library Contributes User Experience Assessment ...
    • News From Fondren: Volume 26, No. 1, Fall 2016 

      Fondren Library (2016)
      In this Issue: Woodson Research Center Trains Students for Public Humanities Initiative -- Library Ambassadors Bring Fondren to Each College -- Social Media Makeover -- The DMC Studios: Helping Bring Projects to Life -- ...