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Envisioning a progressive city: Hogg family philanthropy and the urban ideal in Houston, Texas, 1910--1975
Houston, Texas, the fourth largest metropolitan area in the United States, is home, to professional teams for all major sports, internationally acclaimed museums, a symphony orchestra, ballet and opera companies, commercial ...
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 ...
"Spreading the light": European Freemasonry and Russia in the eighteenth century
This dissertation attempts to determine the intellectual, cultural, and social contributions of the European Freemasons who corresponded with, traveled to, or lived and worked in Russia. My study is based on the assumption ...
A union in disarray: Romanian nation building under Astra in late-nineteenth-century rural Transylvania and Hungary
Scholarly studies of the nation as a socially constructed community, while accurate, do not explain how individuals in a predominantly agricultural society build and mobilize a national community outside of traditional ...