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Method in His Madness: Enacting Male Normativity in Holloway Sanatorium for the Insane, 1880-1910
“Method in His Madness” juxtaposes the publicly stated intentions of a Victorian registered hospital for the mentally ill middle-classes with the reality of the asylum’s idiosyncratic practices. The goal of this comparative ...
Revenue Revealed: A Race and Class Analysis of Federal Taxation, 1861-1877
This dissertation examines the American fiscal state during the Civil War and Reconstruction. Due to the exigency of war, the federal government shifted away from a reliance of external taxes, such as tariffs, to a new and ...
Ethno-nationalism and Political Policy: Marginalization of Sri Lankan Minority Narratives, 1948-1977
This dissertation investigates how political policies, and the rhetoric they engaged, led to a populist, exclusionary Sinhalese nationalism following independence from Britain in 1948. Legislation argued about and passed ...