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Proceed to judgment: Aspects of judicial management of growth, change, and conflict in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, 1960--2000
This dissertation is an historical study of efforts, primarily by federal district judges, to manage growth, change, and conflict in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas during the second half of the ...
Delirio: The fantastic, the demonic, and the reel narratives from Nuevo Leon
This dissertation is about the "making of history." It is about the process of how certain events are laboriously imbedded in the story of a region or nation. It is also about how other events or narratives become phantasms ...
Getting organized: A history of amateur astronomy in the United States
During the twentieth century, American amateur astronomers attempted to form national organizations with structures and intents similar to the British Astronomical Association (BAA), an amateur organization dedicated to ...
"At a most uncomfortable speed": The desegregation of the South's private universities, 1945--1964
This dissertation traces the debate about desegregation on the campuses of five elite private universities in the South from the end of World War II to the early 1960s. The presidents of Duke, Emory, Rice, Tulane, and ...
Information wars: The government, the military, the media and the people, 1941--1991
This study examined the tensions between the military and the media; the need for governments to articulate clear war aims, win public, and international support; and the public's power to hold a government accountable in ...