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    • Bridewealth and Female Consent: Marriage Disputes in African Courts, Gusiiland, Kenya 

      Shadle, Brett L. (Cambridge University Press, 2003)
      From the early 1940s Gusiiland (Kenya) underwent a series of transformations that pushed bridewealth to unheralded levels. As a result, many young couples could not afford a proper marriage and eloped. Some fathers forced ...
    • ’Changing traditions to meet current altering conditions’: Customary Law, African Courts, and the Rejection of Codification in Kenya, 1930-60 

      Shadle, Brett L. (Cambridge University Press, 1999-11)
      If the aim of British colonizers, Frederick Lugard wrote, was to civilize Africans ‘and to devote thought to those matters which…most intimately affect their daily life and happiness, there are few of greater importance ...
    • A Colonial Affair: Commerce, Conversion, and Scandal in French India 

      Agmon, Danna (Cornell University Press, 2017)
      Early in the eighteenth century, in the French colony of Pondichéry, India, a man’s life was thrust into turmoil. A Tamil commercial broker named Nayiniyappa, the colony’s most powerful local man, was arrested, swiftly ...
    • Historians of Technology in the Real World Reflections on the Pursuit of Policy-Oriented History 

      Hirsh, R. F. (Johns Hopkins Univ Press, 2011)
      Despite widespread acceptance of the notion that studies of the past provide tangible benefits, academic historians usually remain reluctant to apply "lessons" from history to the realms of public and business policy. This ...
    • Historically Speaking, Fall 1997 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 1997-09)
      This newsletter chronicles the many activities in the History Department and the numerous accomplishments of our students, faculty, and alumni.
    • Historically Speaking, Fall 1998 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 1998-09)
      This newsletter chronicles the many activities in the History Department and the numerous accomplishments of our students, faculty, and alumni.
    • Historically Speaking, Fall 1999 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 1999-10)
      This newsletter chronicles the many activities in the History Department and the numerous accomplishments of our students, faculty, and alumni.
    • Historically Speaking, Fall 2000 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2000-09)
      This newsletter chronicles the many activities in the History Department and the numerous accomplishments of our students, faculty, and alumni.
    • Historically Speaking, Fall 2001 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2001-10)
      This newsletter chronicles the many activities in the History Department and the numerous accomplishments of our students, faculty, and alumni.
    • Historically Speaking, Fall 2002 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2002)
      This newsletter chronicles the many activities in the History Department and the numerous accomplishments of our students, faculty, and alumni.
    • Historically Speaking, Fall 2003 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2003)
      This newsletter chronicles the many activities in the History Department and the numerous accomplishments of our students, faculty, and alumni.
    • Historically Speaking, Fall 2005 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2005)
      This newsletter chronicles the many activities in the History Department and the numerous accomplishments of our students, faculty, and alumni.
    • Historically Speaking, Fall 2007 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2007)
      This newsletter chronicles the many activities in the History Department and the numerous accomplishments of our students, faculty, and alumni.
    • Historically Speaking, Fall 2012 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2012)
      This newsletter chronicles the many activities in the History Department and the numerous accomplishments of our students, faculty, and alumni.
    • Historically Speaking, Fall 2013 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2013)
      This newsletter chronicles the many activities in the History Department and the numerous accomplishments of our students, faculty, and alumni.
    • Historically Speaking, Fall 2014 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2014)
      This newsletter chronicles the many activities in the History Department and the numerous accomplishments of our students, faculty, and alumni.
    • Historically Speaking, Spring 1998 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 1998-03)
      This newsletter chronicles the many activities in the History Department and the numerous accomplishments of our students, faculty, and alumni.
    • Historically Speaking, Spring 1999 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 1999-03)
      This newsletter chronicles the many activities in the History Department and the numerous accomplishments of our students, faculty, and alumni.
    • Historically Speaking, Spring 2000 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2000-03)
      This newsletter chronicles the many activities in the History Department and the numerous accomplishments of our students, faculty, and alumni.
    • Historically Speaking, Spring 2001 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2001-03)
      This newsletter chronicles the many activities in the History Department and the numerous accomplishments of our students, faculty, and alumni.