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Setting Bounds to Passions: Federalist Communication Policy and the Making of the Sedition Act of 1798
The traditional view of the Sedition Act of 1798 has understood it as one of the more notorious pieces of legislation in American history. Often paired rhetorically with the Alien Acts, the Sedition Act is seen in the ...
A Merchant's Republic: The National Board of Trade and Commercial Capitalism in the U.S., 1840-1912
This dissertation is a study of American capitalist development from the early 19th century through the early 20th century as understood through the actions of business organizations (local and national boards of trade and ...
Five Lives of Mollie Fancher: 19th Century Curiosity, Clairvoyant, Hysteric, Care Recipient, Invalid
This project examines the intersection of gender, disability, and medicine through a biography of Mollie Fancher, a woman with multiple disabilities whose reported mystical abilities sparked an international controversy ...
Modern Jobs for Modern Women: Female Military Service in Britain, 1945-1962
“Modern Jobs for Modern Women: Female Military Service in Britain, 1945-1962” examines the first generation of British servicewomen to serve in peacetime under regular, full-time engagements. The Women’s Royal Air Force, ...