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The Discovery of Chocolate
The Golden Age of Chicago Baseball in an Era of Social Turmoil: Sport and Society 1901-19
Magic and Witchcraft in Early Modern Europe
Crossing Borders Across Venetian, Habsburg and Ottoman Empires, 1500-1800
How did the Ottoman, Habsburg, and Venetian empires interact with each other? How did their competition over southeastern Europe shape these borderlands and their inhabitants?
Women’s Fight for Their Inalienable Rights, 1630-1898
World War II and American Visual Culture
How did the popular media document the people and activities of the homefront and the battlefront?
The English Reformation: Tradition and Change
What is the English Reformation? When does the English Reformation begin? When does England become Protestant? Why and how was it accomplished? How is the English church different at the beginning of the sixteenth century and at the century’s end?
Thinking about World History: Historic Maps as Sources
What can old maps teach us about world history? What sorts of evidence do they offer, and is displaying evidence the main purpose of these maps, or can they do other things?
The Colonization of the Black Hills in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, in Historic Maps and Documents
How can old maps help us understand the complexities of colonization in North America? What sorts of evidence do they offer? Does their distinct styling, framing, and content change how a particular landscape can be represented? Might these elements have in fact aided colonization in the Black Hills?
Flappers, G-men, and Prohibition’s Legacies
What caused Prohibition and passage of the Eighteenth Amendment?