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Iroquois And Dutch: An Exploration Of The Cultural Dynamics And Rise Of The Iroquois Resulting From The Fur Trade, Nancy M. Clark May 2005

Iroquois And Dutch: An Exploration Of The Cultural Dynamics And Rise Of The Iroquois Resulting From The Fur Trade, Nancy M. Clark

Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MALS) Student Scholarship

Along the coastal region of eastern North America, the fur trade created a number of changes within Native American cultures. In part, the fur trade exasperated deteriorating conditions between neighboring tribes by contributing to an escalation of internecine warfare which was on the rise throughout the centuries prior to contact. Competition for access to trade goods led to a destructive cycle of rivalry between the Iroquois, Hurons, and Mahicans that culminated in the destruction of the Huron, the displacement of Mahican tribes from the Fort Orange area by the Mohawk, and the creation of a rivalry within the Iroquoian League ...


Poetic Prophecies Of A Vintage Boy Scout: Robert Frost And Wilderness Therapy Theory, Andrew Shawn Andermatt Mar 2005

Poetic Prophecies Of A Vintage Boy Scout: Robert Frost And Wilderness Therapy Theory, Andrew Shawn Andermatt

Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MALS) Student Scholarship

Roderick Nash, in his book Wilderness and the American Mind, argues that in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, "Too much civilization, not too little, seemed at the root of the nation's difficulties." With economic stability decreasing, social ties eroding, and young "up and comers" committing suicide, Robert Frost's approach to nature as a powerful, unforgiving yet playful, therapeutic force seems nothing short of realistic. For Frost, following historical patterns for development of cities and "idle hours" in the fields will only lead to increased divisions in labor and social class. Like the goals of wilderness experience ...


Art Or Propaganda? Dewey And Adorno On The Relationship Between Politics And Art, William S. Lewis Jan 2005

Art Or Propaganda? Dewey And Adorno On The Relationship Between Politics And Art, William S. Lewis

Philosophy Faculty Scholarship

Examines how philosophers John Dewey and Theodor Adorno distinguishes between art and propaganda. Suggestion of the two platonists regarding real art; Effect of art on individuals and the society; Analysis on the characterization of the film "Triumph of the Will."


The Under-Theorization Of Overdetermination In The Political Philosophy Of Ernesto Laclau And Chantal Mouffe, William S. Lewis Jan 2005

The Under-Theorization Of Overdetermination In The Political Philosophy Of Ernesto Laclau And Chantal Mouffe, William S. Lewis

Philosophy Faculty Scholarship

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