Winston Du – In his work, Anatomy of a Genocide, Bartov investigates the history that shaped his mother’s hometown of Buczacz, a “frontier” town situated in present-day Ukraine that changed hands incessantly over the centuries of its existence.
Abstract: The period of socialist rule in Vienna, Austria, in the 1920s has been dubbed “Red Vienna.” The socialist city government’s longest-lasting legacy in the Austrian capital is the gemeindebauten, or large public housing projects built to house refugees flowing
Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to explore the life and writings of revolutionary poet Margaretta Faugeres (1771-1801). As a child, her life was radically altered by the events of the American Revolution. As an adult, Faugeres used the
Ela Hefler (Davidson College class of 2017) – the East India Company was no less a slave trading company than the Royal African Company. In fact, throughout the years they overlapped in operation, the two British companies shared personnel, coastal infrastructure, and even occasionally traded with each other.
Winston Du – As Historian James Fichter illustrates in his book So Great a Proffit, American trade in the East Indies was not only voluminous, eclipsing that of almost every other western nation, but also historically significant. The success of these American merchants far from home, Fichter argues, profoundly shaped not only the political economy of the merchant’s own nation, but also that of America’s former mother country – Great Britain.