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Religion, race, and resistance: White evangelicals and the dilemma of integration in South Carolina, 1950-1975
This dissertation contends that religion played a critical role in explaining why and how white South Carolinians decided to resist changes in the racial caste system of their society during the middle decades of the last ...
Regionalism, race, and the meaning of the Southern past: Professional history in the American South, 1896--1961
This dissertation is a study of organized, professional history in the American South centered on two formal associations: the Southern History Association (1896--1907) and the Southern Historical Association (1934--present), ...
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 ...
A grassroots war on poverty: Community action and urban politics in Houston, 1964-1976
Grassroots studies of the implementation of the federal antipoverty initiatives of the 1960s and 1970s are showing that the War on Poverty did not operate in a vacuum; rather, it was profoundly shaped by a multifarious ...
The making of Mau Mau: The power of the oath
From the unique perspective of the oath, this study investigates the entanglements of change in Kenya during the Mau Mau period, 1952-1960. Specifically, it challenges the prevailing Mau Mau narrative, revealing the oath ...