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“Eliminating the Last Vestige of Republican Domination”: Rewards, 1876–1881

Timothy B. Smith

in James Z. George: Mississippi's Great Commoner

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032318
eISBN:
9781617032325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032318.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter looks at events in George’s life from 1876 to 1881. These include his return to his law profession; his new and important duties as a reward for his successful work in the Democratic ... More


The Benevolent Empire of Medicine

Matthew Warner Osborn

in Rum Maniacs: Alcoholic Insanity in the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226099897
eISBN:
9780226099927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226099927.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Chapter four illuminates the central role that physicians played in the nationwide temperance movement, the importance of temperance to the developing professional identity of American doctors, and ... More


Seeking Refuge in Professionalized Scholarship

Robert B. Townsend

in History's Babel: Scholarship, Professionalization, and the Historical Enterprise in the United States, 1880 - 1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226923925
eISBN:
9780226923949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923949.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

By 1910 it became clear to leaders of the historical enterprise that it was difficult to view history as a unified discipline. This was due to broad arguments for a “New History” and the growing ... More


Conclusion

Robert B. Townsend

in History's Babel: Scholarship, Professionalization, and the Historical Enterprise in the United States, 1880 - 1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226923925
eISBN:
9780226923949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923949.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The fragmentation of large areas of history work into separate professional organizations in the late 1930s led to the demise of the historical enterprise. Although the various history professions ... More


Introduction: An Entangled History

Ann Taylor Allen

in The Transatlantic Kindergarten: Education and Women's Movements in Germany and the United States

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190274412
eISBN:
9780190274443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190274412.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, European Modern History

The kindergarten—a new kind of early childhood education developed by the German philosopher Friedrich Fröbel—was at first rejected in Germany, the land of its birth, but found a much warmer ... More


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