# Browse College of Liberal Arts and Sciences by Title

• (1976)

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• (1991)
An investigation of the diastereoselective $\beta$-metalation and of the structure of a carbanion of a $\beta$-phenyl tertiary amide has been carried out. The directed metalation has been found to occur with high ...

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• (2000)
Modern critics of antebellum American literature have read domestic literature as bolstering the development of liberal-capitalist culture, including sentimental ideals of home and motherhood. This critical account does ...

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• (2012-02-01)
Based on eighteen months of field research in England, this dissertation is an ethnography of knowledge production among contemporary English paranormal investigators. It examines the paradox of paranormal investigators ...

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• (2012-02-01)
While navigation often occurs seamlessly, some environments prove to be challenging. Previous research has shown that people have difficulty keeping track of target locations across nested environments. Here we examined ...

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• (1989)
Through qualitative field methods this case study explores the backstretch community of a harness racetrack to discover how organizational culture is constituted through communication. The study seeks to refine and extend ...

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• (2005)
In short, this study identifies the various ways secular feminist groups have shaped the politics of protest of Islamist women and vice versa. This turn in the discussion is related to my definition of women as agents ...

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• (1973)

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• (2015-08-13)
This dissertation, “Between North and South: The Politics of Race in Jim Crow Memphis,” uses the history of Memphis, TN as a case study to argue for the role of place in understanding racial knowledge and politics in U.S. ...

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• (2014-05-30)
Between Religion and Politics: The Working Class Religious Left, 1880-1920 makes two main arguments: First, through an analysis of socialist print culture and party meeting minutes, it argues that Christianity animated ...

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• (1998)
The Cardenas administration also played an integral role in ensuring that the bilateral conflict over land was settled peacefully by employing the diplomatic "weapons of the weak." Mexican officials avoided precipitating ...

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• (2000)
Prior to the twelfth century, churching was apparently available to all women, regardless of the circumstances surrounding the conception of their children. Between the thirteenth and fifteenth centuries, however, episcopal ...

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• (2012-09-18)
This dissertation critically examines the failure of the Chicago Federation of Labor (CFL) to organize interracial unions during the World War I era. Specifically, it argues that progressive unionism was structurally limited ...

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• (2005)
This dissertation examines the Greek community in Bulgaria and its transformation from a prominent minority into a marginalized refugee population after resettlement in Greece. Its history illustrates the tension between ...

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• (1975)

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• (2015-02-12)
This dissertation investigates the ways that migration and the ongoing legacies of imperialism shaped the United States’ engagement with the world in the early twentieth century. It focuses on interaction between Americans ...

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• (1990)
The archaeological record from the Shelbyville locality, located in east central Illinois, is examined through two alternative explanatory models of culture change. A traditional Migration model is examined to explain ...

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• (2005)
This dissertation investigates literary depictions of the relationship between humans and non-human nature in the context of the dramatic changes to physical and ideological landscapes that characterized the Victorian ...

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• (2014-05-30)
There are approximately 19 million new cases of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in the United States every year (Satterwhite et al., 2008).. Although the entire society is encumbered by the economic impact of STDs, ...

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• (2009)
This dissertation is situated in the current scholarly reflection on the problems of Chinese modernity, especially its "initial phase," the Chinese Enlightenment (1910s-1920s). It examines the thought of the highly ...

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