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    • Stranger Lands: Politics, Ethnicity, and Occupation on the Eastern Front, 1914-1918 

      Dreyer, Gary (2018)
      This seminar paper seeks to reconstruct how ethnic politics and inter-communal relations in Eastern Europe during World War I were central to the war’s conduct and legacy. Examining different popular and institutional ...
    • The Blockade of Leningrad & the Mixed Results of Sovietization 

      Burrough, Dane (2016)
      The Siege of Leningrad, a joint German-Finnish operation during World War II, lasted for 880 days and took the lives of a large number of the citizens of the city. The city was entirely cut off from the rest of the Soviet ...
    • The Decay of the State 

      Hood, Nikolai (2017)
      German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) perceived that certain fundamental structures’ from language to justice’ which had previously been enshrined by religious transcendence were by his time decaying through ...
    • The Politics of Policy: the Obama Doctrine and the Arab Spring 

      Tyler, Hannah (2017)
      This paper defines and examines the Obama Doctrine by contextualizing it through the lens of other presidential doctrines and schools of realism and idealism. In addition, it seeks to establish the doctrine's tenets and ...
    • The Religion of Thomas Jefferson 

      Altschul, James (2017)
      Thomas Jefferson’s religious beliefs remain a point of contention in contemporary political discourse, with actors on many different sides of religious debate seeking to claim him as an advocate for their position. In this ...
    • The Work of Women: Middle Class Domesticity in Eighteenth Century British Literature 

      McDougal, Abi (2017)
      This essay considers how British literature in the eighteenth century participated in creating a singularly domestic image of women. Addressing gender roles, Samuel Richardson’s Pamela, Mary Hays’s Emma Courtney, and Jane ...
    • Through the Looking Glass: Themes in Narratives by Arabs, Americans, and Europeans from 1890 to 1960 

      Aucock, Meredith (2019)
      As relations between the United States and the countries of the Middle East evolved from the arrival of Protestant missionaries in 19th-century Jerusalem to the imperialist presence of American oil companies in Saudi Arabia ...
    • Women on the Oil Frontier: Gender and Power in Aramco's Arabia 

      Jones, Benjamin (2017)
      The Arabian American Oil Company (Aramco), which controlled the world's largest crude oil reserve and was once the largest American investment overseas, often claimed that its petroleum extraction activities contributed ...