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"Separate and apart": Women's public lives in a rural southern county, 1837-1873
Nineteenth-century American ideologies and cultural prescriptions dictated that women leave the public sphere responsibilities of business, law, and politics to men. However, statutes throughout the United States allowed ...
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 ...
The move is on: African-American Pentecostal-Charismatics in the Southwest
This study is an interdisciplinary history the African American Pentecostal-Charismatic (AAPC) movement in the twentieth century. It aims to place the rise of African American Pentecostal-Charismaticism within the context ...
Private choices vs. public voices: The history of Planned Parenthood in Houston
Over the past half century the name Planned Parenthood has become a household term. As its leadership has struggled to create and maintain its identity and to keep it financially afloat, the organization has evolved. This ...
William Louis Poteat, "A thinker in the South": Religion, reform, and education in the Progressive-Era South
William Louis Poteat (1856-1938) was a prominent educator, Progressive reformer, and leader in the Baptist denomination in North Carolina. He was the son of a slaveholder and grew up on a large tobacco plantation in Caswell ...