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United States-Russian Relations, 1917-1933, Raymond L. Cravens Jun 1955

United States-Russian Relations, 1917-1933, Raymond L. Cravens

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

“One should doff one’s cap to the statue of Jupiter, in case he returned to power.” – Lord Byron

Our task in this study is to determine whether the words of Lord Byron are true in the realm of International Power Politics. This is a study of the application of the principle of non-recognition – the refusal of acknowledgement – to Russo-American relations during the period from 1917 to 1933.

The year was 1917, and the Gladiator of Capitalism stood over the prostrate form of Russian Bolshevism and appealed for the decision of “life” or “death” to be meted out by the ...


The Compoti Of The Bursars Of Whalley Abbey, Lancashire, 1508-1536, James A. Brundage Jan 1955

The Compoti Of The Bursars Of Whalley Abbey, Lancashire, 1508-1536, James A. Brundage

History Dissertations

The purpose of this study is to investigate the condition of early sixteenth-oentury monasticism in England as it appears from the evidence in the financial accounts of the bursars of Whalley Abbey. The Whalley Abbey compoti provide a particularly fruitful field of study since a rather considerable body of documents from this Cistercian monastery have been preserved and a large number of these documents have already been published.