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Providence and Alchemy: Paracelsus on How Knowledge Unfolded, Matter Developed, and Bodies Might Be Perfected.
Theophrastus von Hohenheim, known as Paracelsus (1493–1541), a medical reformer and lay theologian, maintained throughout his voluminous writings that providence operated everywhere in the Creation to bring about change ...
Redefining the Collegiate Way: The Rise of State Colleges and the Expanding Conception of the College Experience, 1890-1930
For over two hundred years, the college experience in the United States was defined by the traditions of historic eastern college, such as Harvard, Yale, and Princeton. This model of the college experience came to be seen ...
Creating Cold War Role Models: The AFT’s and NEA’s Use of Cold War Discourses to represent K-12 Teachers as Professionals during the Baby Boom Era, 1946-1965
Teachers during the Baby Boom era (1946-1964) faced mounting pressures to be Cold War role models to the rapidly expanding population of students. Politicians, education scholars, school administrators, and community leaders ...
The Biggest Little Trailer Park: Planning, Waste, and Trailer Housing in Sun Valley, Nevada, 1938-1976
This dissertation examines the history of Sun Valley, Nevada, from 1938 (at the signing of the Small Tract Act) to 1976, the year when the era of unregulated and unplanned use of trailers came to an end (at the signing of ...
Outback Nevada: Public Domain and Environmental Challenge
Abstract. With the arrival of Euro-Americans to Nevada, settlers and travelers experienced struggles and opportunities on Nevada’s marginal lands. These lands did not fit well with Euro-American ideas of progress and ...
Text and Image in Ulrich Molitor's De lamiis et pythonicis mulieribus: A Bibliographic and Cultural Analysis
In 1489 Ulrich Molitor wrote De Lamiis et phitonicis mulieribus at the request of Sigismund, the Archduke of Austria, in order to explain the realities of witchcraft within the region of Tyrol. Published just two years ...
Surrendered: The Prisoner-of-War Condition in the American Civil War
Surrendered:The Prisoner-of-War Condition in the American Civil WarDuring the American Civil War, more than 409,000 Union and Confederate soldiers surrendered to the enemy and spent time in captivity as prisoners of war. ...
A History of Hoptopia: The Local and Global Roots of a Willamette Valley Specialty Crop
Among the grain fields and orchards of Oregon's Willamette Valley grows a distinctive plant called hops. The specialty crop is non-native, but local farming communities have welcomed it for nearly 150 years. In this rural ...
The Culture of the Good Death in Seventeenth-Century Mexico City
This dissertation argues that most of Mexico City's Seventeenth-century subjects believed in and practiced the Good Death. The culture of the Good Death in seventeenth-century Mexico City shows that their Mexican Catholicism ...