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Berkowitz, Edward - - 2010
Kiel, Doug - - 2010
The field of comparative indigenous studies has grown tremendously in recent years. Tiya Miles, Paige Raibmon, and J. Kehaulani Kauanui offer some of the most thought-provoking reflections on the politics of indigeneity. Highlighting debates over indigenous identity in the United States and Canada during the nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries, these ...
Caron, Simone - - 2010
This article analyzes infanticide based on the Coroners' Records for Providence County, Rhode Island, from the 1870s to 1938 to determine doctors' and coroners' attitudes toward mothers who killed. The nineteenth century witnessed a medical discourse on the possibility of postpartum insanity as a cause of infanticide. While some women ...
Hart, Douglas - - 2010
This article documents changes in the configurations of public rooms on British express liners between 1840 and 1930. The contrast between the interior architecture in the liners and that of other travel venues is used to illustrate the importance of local circumstances in shaping the expression of the Victorian ideology ...
Frykman, Niklas - - 2010
The mutiny on the Hermione in September 1797 was the bloodiest ever to explode onboard a warship of the British Royal Navy. And only as such, unfortunately, has it been remembered. By treating it as an exceptional event, historians have isolated the Hermione from the history of the mutinous Atlantic, ...
Harrison, Leigh - - 2010
Factory Music, based on original interdisciplinary research, is the first study into the relationship between industrial geography and musical development. Today, heavy metal music is both mainstream and global; however the roots of heavy metal can be traced to the industrial, working-class neighbourhoods of post-war Birmingham in the late 1960s. ...
Adler, Jeffrey - - 2010
This essay examines domestic homicide in early twentieth-century New Orleans. African-American residents killed their domestic partners at eight times the rate of white New Orleanians, and these homicides were most often committed by women, who killed their partners at fifteen times the rate of white women. Common-law marriages proved to ...
Robertson, Stephen - - 2010
This article uses Probation Department files to reconstruct the lives of five ordinary residents of Harlem. It highlights what that black metropolis offered those outside the political and cultural elite, who have dominated historical scholarship, showing how ordinary blacks negotiated the challenges of life in northern neighborhoods, and drew on ...
Kohler-Hausmann, Julilly - - 2010
In 1973, New York's Governor Nelson Rockefeller responded to panic about soaring heroin use by renouncing his aggressive treatment programs and enacting the most punitive drug policy in the United States. His "Rockefeller Drug Laws" mandated sentences up to life in prison for selling any narcotics. These punishments, comparable to ...
Vester, Katharina - - 2010
"Regime Change" argues against commonly held interpretations that see dieting as a practice established in the 1920s to control women at a time when they gained suffrage and greater economic independence. This article offers an alternative reading, arguing that diet advice literature arrived in the US in the 1860s and ...
Coco, Adrienne - - 2010
The article places Chicago's "ugly" law--an 1881 municipal ordinance that fined "any person who is diseased, maimed, mutilated or in any way deformed so as to be an unsightly or disgusting object" for appearing in public--within the context of late nineteenth-century imaginings of disability. Drawing on the framework of disability ...
Hirshbein, Laura - - 2010
Most of the history of the tobacco industry over the last few decades has focused on the conflicts between tobacco industry leaders who promoted smoking and tobacco control advocates who warned of the health consequences. Yet a view of this conflict from the perspective of smokers who are also mentally ...
Bailey, Sharon - - 2010
Myers, Carole - - 2010
Adkins, Sharon - - 2010
Smith, Beth - - 2010
Karas, Claire - - 2010
Orient, Jane - - 2010
Dobken, Jeffrey - - 2010
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