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Introduction: Quentin Tarantino and the Commodiofication of Independent Cinema
(University of the South, 2016-05)
In 1992, the debut film of a little known writer/director out of Manhattan Beach rocked the Sundance film festival, quickly becoming the most talked about independent film of the year despite relatively modest success at ...
From Piety to Reflection: The Purpose of Primers in Late Tudor England
(University of the South, 2016-04-22)
The story of the 16th century was one of major changes for the English nation. On a national level, English government changed and yielded a more centralized and controlling state. On a cultural level, English society began ...
The Franco-Prussian War: Its Impact on France and Germany, 1870-1914
(University of the South, 2016-04-11)
Historian Niall Ferguson introduced his seminal work on the twentieth century by posing the question “Megalomaniacs may order men to invade Russia, but why do the men obey?” He then sought to answer this question over the ...
"Worthy of th'heroic dead": Gratitude, Memory, and Local Action in a Grieving Britain
(University of the South, 2016-04-25)
Remembrance both haunts and supports a community. A form of preservation, the process of remembrance requires both collaboration and clear objectives: more specifically, what emotions should future generations inherit? In ...