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“In Short, I am a West Indian": Planters, Performance, Anxiety, and Abolition in Georgian Britain
Kathleen Wilson writes that the domestic elite of Georgian Britain sought a psychological "disavowal" of the West Indian planting class because elite flaws were reflected in the perceived degeneracy and excess of the ...
Missionary Girls’ Schools Yearbooks in Republican China: Navigating Youth, Gender and Nation, 1917-1948
(Vanderbilt University. Department of History, 2018)
This thesis examines the yearbooks of two missionary girls’ secondary schools in Shanghai, the McTyeire School and St. Mary’s Hall, from 1917 to 1948. In response to the increasing Chinese nationalism, the female students ...