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From Romanticism to Empire: Changing British Perceptions of Indian Architecture Throughout the Long Nineteenth Century
Following the Sepoy Rebellion (1857), India's architecture came to play a key role in Britons' quest for knowledge and comprehension of India and Indians. For this reason, British perceptions of the subcontinent's architecture ...
English Demonism and the Threat of Supernatural Belief in Reginald Scot's The Discoverie of Witchcraft (1584)
This study argues that the Protestant discourse on demonic temptation in sixteenth-century England played a role in shaping Reginald Scot's skepticism of magic, witchcraft, and corporeal demons. I develop witchcraft historian ...
Sallie Chapin and the WCTU in the New South, 1880-1896
Sallie Chapin's professional career provided her with the platform to use rhetoric to negotiate gender and race in the New South. Chapin negotiated gender by affirming the female role of home protector and demonstrating ...