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The Charleston Orphan HouseChildren's Lives in the First Public Orphanage in America

The Charleston Orphan House: Children's Lives in the First Public Orphanage in America

John E. Murray

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226924090
eISBN:
9780226924106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226924106.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

The first public orphanage in America, the Charleston Orphan House saw to the welfare and education of thousands of children from poor white families in the urban South. From wealthy benefactors to ... More

The City CreativeThe Rise of Urban Placemaking in Contemporary America

The City Creative: The Rise of Urban Placemaking in Contemporary America

Michael H. Carriere and David Schalliol

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226727226
eISBN:
9780226727363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226727363.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

The City Creative: The Rise of Urban Placemaking in Contemporary America offers the definitive history of “placemaking,” a concept that has become central to the perceived vitality of the ... More

Disturbing PracticesHistory, Sexuality, and Women’s Experience of Modern War

Disturbing Practices: History, Sexuality, and Women’s Experience of Modern War

Laura Doan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226001586
eISBN:
9780226001753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226001753.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

For decades, the history of sexuality has been a multidisciplinary project serving competing agendas. Lesbian, gay, and queer scholars have produced powerful narratives by tracing the homosexual or ... More

DogopolisHow Dogs and Humans Made Modern New York, London, and Paris

Dogopolis: How Dogs and Humans Made Modern New York, London, and Paris

Chris Pearson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226796994
eISBN:
9780226797045
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226797045.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book shows how a model of Western human-canine relations – dogopolis – emerged in modern London, New York, and Paris. Dogopolis was the arrangement that arose amongst the middle classes of ... More

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