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Cartoon and Massacre: Japanese Empire in China, Korea, and Taiwan
This paper examines the controversial legacy of the Japanese empire in East Asia using cartoons from Tokyo Puck and articles from The Japan Times and Mail to trace and analyze the development of Japanese imperialism in ...
No te dejes quitar a tu hijo: Operation Pedro Pan and The Cuban Children's Program
For most Cubans, Fidel Castro’s revolution was an enormous relief. Castro promised to bring democracy to a country that was only six decades old, to halt social corruption and to end economic dependence on the U.S. In particular, ...
Presidential Preparation: The Influence of Military Service on the Management Styles and Policy Decisions of U.S. Presidents
People are shaped by their backgrounds, and military service is arguably one of the most impactful experiences in which one can partake. Thirty-one of America's forty-three different presidents have served in the armed ...
Detained Immigrants, Excludable Rights: The Strange Devolution of U.S. Immigration Authority, 1882-2012
“Detained Immigrants, Excludable Rights” analyzes how plenary power, as a form of discretionary authority, enabled U.S. immigration authorities to initiate, expand, and privatize a system of immigration detention over the ...
The Advent of Historically Black Sororities on Duke University’s Campus
This paper explores the advent of black sororities at Duke University in the mid 1970s including, but not limited to: the reasons for their formation, the challenges the founding members faced in founding them, the reaction ...
The Nation in the World, and the World in the Nation
This thesis explores issues of nationalism and Euro-centrism in history writing at the start of the Cold War by examining, as case studies, national and world history textbooks of three emergent nation-states in the mid-1950s: ...