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Civil rights litigation: An uncertain tradition. (Volumes I and II)
Volume I of this study examines civil rights doctrine as it developed in the United States Supreme Court. I conclude that most historians and law scholars have been incorrect in their assessment of the civil rights record ...
'Formal feeds': The Victorian dinner party
The Victorian dinner party mirrors the era's middle- and upper-class societies. Against a backdrop of rapid change, the firmly structured ritual brought new opportunities for social advancement, especially for the nouveaux ...
Mission to the Crimea: The American military commission to Europe and the Crimean War, 1855-1856
Secretary of War Jefferson Davis was a vigorous champion of reform, aiming to enlarge the army, to increase its capabilities, and to foster military professionalism. The Crimean War offered an opportunity to send a delegation ...
"Elusive agreement": The Sporazum of 1939 and the Serb-Croat dispute in the context of European crisis (Yugoslavia)
The Sporazum (Agreement) of 1939 sought to unify Yugoslavia against the threat of foreign aggression by establishing a basis for the resolution of the Croatian question. It failed to achieve its immediate goal of Yugoslav ...
Time and change: A comparative study of Chinese and Western almanacs
Almanacs (tongshu in Chinese) were a ubiquitous feature of the social landscape in both China and the West from at least the seventeenth century onward, offering a rich topic for comparative analysis. They serve as a ...
Essays in European and American intellectual history
The first essay, "Contested Languages of Order: Burke and Wollstonecraft in the Revolution Controversy," argues that Edmund Burke's and Mary Wollstonecraft's 1790 debate over the French Revolution brought into focus two ...