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Independence or slavery: The Confederate debate over arming the slaves
From November 1864 to April 1865, the Confederacy conducted an open, often-heated debate concerning the introduction of slaves into the Confederate Army. Southerners in all sections of the Confederacy-Upper South, Deep ...
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 ...
For the duration and beyond: World War II and the creation of modern Houston, Texas
In 1940, Houston was a town of less than 400,000 inhabitants reliant on trade and the petroleum industry. Today, it ranks as the nation's fourth largest city with a diverse economy. Key to this transformation was the ...
The strange career of bilingual education: A history of the political and pedagogical debate over language instruction in American public education, 1890-1990
This dissertation is an analysis of the history of the modern bilingual education movement of the 1960s, the older bilingual tradition of schooling in this nation since the nineteenth century, and the early to middle years ...
Broken trusts: The Texas Attorney General versus the oil industry, 1889-1909
The legal history of state antitrust enforcement and the oil industry in Texas illustrates how and why antitrust law contemplated complementary enforcement at the state and federal government level. Historians, economists, ...