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Onward Christian Administrators
American Protestants adopted organizational efficiency as a spiritual virtue in the first three decades of the twentieth century. Driven by a devotional impulse to manage and systematize the practice of their faith, they ...
"The Schoolmaster is Abroad": The Diffusion of Educational Innovations in the Nineteenth Century British Empire
The history of education has largely been written from a national perspective. This has limited our understanding of how educational developments have diffused across political boundaries leading to important and enduring ...
THE SCIENCE OF WINE: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY SCIENTISTS AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE WASHINGTON WINE INDUSTRY, 1937-1992
WSU scientists and researchers were the main force behind creating the knowledge base necessary for the Washington grape and wine industry to grow from a few hundred acres of vines, producing undistinguished grapes for ...
After Kourou: Settlement Schemes in French Guiana in the Age of Enlightenment
AFTER KOUROU: SETTLEMENT SCHEMES IN FRENCH GUIANA IN THE AGE OF ENLIGHTENMENTAbstractBy Barbara Jean Traver, Ph.D.Washington State UniversityMay 2011 Chair: Sue PeabodyGuiana's distinctive characteristics - chronic low ...
"In ye Service of the Lord": Boston's Churches, Public Discourse, and the American Revolution
This study examines the importance of Boston's churches in shaping public discourse during the revolutionary era. By drawing upon church records, sermons, and the writings of ministers, church members, and other individuals, ...
Curse of the Forbidden Fruit: Southern Opposition During the Mexican War Era, 1835-1850
This study examines southern opposition to the Mexican War. The story of such opposition is essential to a complete understanding of the Mexican War and the growing sectional conflict in the late antebellum period. It ...