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Scholars have remarked that World War I offered women possibilities that were not available to them before. One could ask if this is also true about the Spanish Civil War. The author discusses texts that maintained traditional, home-bound, nurturing, supportive, and non-combative roles for women whose lives centered on domesticity...
How the Factor of Profitability Determines the Psychiatric Diagnosis: A Study in the Medical Disposal of Unprofitable Deadbeats - Case Studies of Social Triage in the Texas Psychiatric Hospital Industry
By Karen Glumm
Presents a case study of a subgroup of former psychiatric patients and their advocates who challenged exploitation by certain private psychiatric hospitals. This book outlines the process of social triage and describes those qualities possessed by this particularly vulnerable population that permitted them to protest.
The Development of Primary, Secondary, and Teacher Education in England: A History of the College of Teachers
Shows how teachers were trained in England. This book focuses on the foundation of the College of Teachers in England. It also shows how governments persistently denied the College financial assistance and refused to make professional training for secondary teachers compulsory.
Bhagavadgita: Exegetical and Comparative Commentary with Sanskrit Text, Translation, Interlinear Transliteration with Parsing, Mini-lexicon and Text Critical Notes: v. 4: Chapters 10-12
A study that offers local Indian knowledge of Sanskrit, and mythology.
How Timberlake Wertenbaker Constructs New Forms of Gender in Her History Plays: Exposing the Power Relations Between the Sexes
By Yi-chin Shih
By emphasizing gender issues that have been previously suppressed, the author shows how Timberlake Wertenbaker constructs a new historical narrative of Western imagination. He focuses on how gender is constructed socially and culturally in history through analyzing Wertenbaker's plays.
This volume demonstrates the incontestability of the historical, as well as conceptual, linkage between the theory of generative/transformational/universal grammar associated with Noam Chomsky, and the philosophical synthesis achieved by Immanual Kant in the "Critique of Pure Reason".
This work examines the close relationship between aristocratic Prussian landowners and the leadership of the Confessing Church, showing the limits of German conservative-elite opposition to Nazism. The author contends that the Confessing Church's opposition to the Nazi regime was highly ambiguous.