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    • Press Gang Revisited: Polarization, Nuance, and the Study of Impressment in the Royal Navy 

      Hazel, Ian (East Carolina University, 2016-12-15)
      Over the course of the long eighteenth century, Britain grew from an island nation with limited colonial holdings to a transatlantic imperial power. Because of this territorial expansion, the Royal Navy increased dramatically ...
    • Representations of Queen Victoria's Agency in Films and Miniseries 

      LeGrand, Maggie (East Carolina University, 2018-07-24)
      This thesis examines the representations of Queen Victoria's agency through films and miniseries. For the selection of the films and miniseries had to be released in the twentieth century and present Queen Victoria in a ...
    • The Boer War and the British Press 

      Cook, Thomas A (East Carolina University, 2020-11-18)
      This thesis analyses the connection between political affiliation, regional identities and coverage of the Boer War in British newspapers. The notion that a 'jingoist' popular culture made dissent impossible is challenged ...
    • "They Would Have a Law of Their Own" : The Discourse on Smuggling at the Old Bailey, 1736-1814 

      Morrisette, Annie Tock (East Carolina University, 2013)
      This thesis examines the cases of 136 men tried for smuggling offenses at London's central criminal court during the long eighteenth century. Before the 1770s, the government portrayed smuggling as a crime against the ...