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The Presbyterian Church in the Confederate States of America
Many works have been written about the Civil War. While many of these books have contributed much to the knowledge of this war, some areas have received less attention than they merit. One such topic is the interrelation ...
Economic sanctions and corporate compliance: A game-theoretic model
This paper examines the question of when economic sanctions will be effectively instituted by states by looking at the role of the multinational corporation in the sanctioning process. Although governments have resources ...
When Worlds Collide: Methodism and the Southern Mind, 1770-1810
When Methodists first arrived in the South, they were critics of the social order. They preached in public against slavery and counselled in private against slaveholding. They condemned the code of honor and supported pious ...
Inch Ka Chka and other paradoxical clues into Soviet Armenian society
During the twentieth century, Soviet Armenian society has been witness to numerous situations in which national identity has become an expression of cultural paradox. From the 1940's to the 1990's, Armenia has been in a ...
Bill introduction in the United States House of Representatives, 1821-1895
Bill introduction was controlled by committees throughout the first half of the nineteenth century. During that time, committees normally introduced bills when offering their reports on the floor during the House's regular ...
Absence to presence: The life history of Sylvia [Bataille] Lacan (France)
Sylvia (Bataille) Lacan (1908-1993) was a french film actress who was married to the philosopher Georges Bataille and to the psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan. Despite this fact, she is virtually absent from the critical accounts ...
Erchempert's "History of the Lombards of Benevento": A translation and study of its place in the chronicle tradition
Erchempert, a ninth-century Lombard monk attached to the monastery of Monte Cassino in Southern Italy, wrote the History of the Lombards of Benevento around 889, a history intended to contrast with Paul the Deacon's earlier ...
Contrasting portraits: San Antonio v. Rodriguez and the emergent equal protection ideal
"Contrasting Portraits" is the history of Rodriguez, the Texas school finance case from 1968 to 1973. The thesis places the case within three contexts: Texas education, Mexican-American rights, and equal protection. Rodriguez ...