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The creativity of nature: The genesis of Schelling's Naturphilosophie, 1775--1799
The Naturphilosophie of Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling (1775-1854) has been neglected in the Anglophone world for over 200 years, but his detractors are wrong in insisting that his system represented a disguised mysticism ...
Saving Galveston: A history of the Galveston Historical Foundation
The history of the Galveston Historical Foundation (GHF) reveals how innovative Galvestonians looked to the past to create a future for their distressed city and inspired the development of one of the nation's leading local ...
Chen Duxiu's early years: The importance of personal connections in the social and intellectual transformation of China 1895--1920
Chen Duxiu (1879-1942), is without question one of the most significant figures in modern Chinese history. Yet his early life has been curiously neglected in Western scholarship. In this dissertation I examine the political, ...
From border South to solid South: Religion, race, and the making of Confederate Kentucky, 1830--1880
This dissertation demonstrates the central role of proslavery theology in the politics and collective identity of white American southerners---not just before, but also during and after the Civil War. It examines, more ...
The internment of memory: Forgetting and remembering the Japanese American World War II experience
During World War II, over 100,000 Japanese American were confined in relocation and internment camps across the country as a result of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's Executive Order 9066. While many of their families ...
The electoral connection in multi-level systems with non-static ambition: Linking political careers and legislative performance in Argentina
Legislators who do not expect to be permanently reelected are not necessarily non-ambitious politicians. Whenever current legislators have different office goals in mind, it is likely that they try to use their available ...