Rizzo, Tracey

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Undergraduates in Iniquity: Views of the Commons and the Poor in Reports of the Board of Agriculture in Britain 2014 575 In late eighteenth century and the early nineteenth century in Britain, the Parliamentary Enclosure movement privatized the commons of the open field system. Members of Parliament saw the villagers’ right to the commons –unworked pieces of land share...
A Playground for the Privileged: The Appalachian and Wonderland Clubs in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park 2016 772 This thesis examines the creation of the Great Smoky Mountains National park and how members of two social clubs, the Appalachian and Wonderland Clubs, were able to overcome the federal government's use of eminent domain and remain living inside the ...
“Let Everything I Have Done, Said, or Written be Forgotten But This:” The Influence of Money, Honor, and Property in Edmund Burke’s East India Company Policy 2017 667 In 1765 kinsmen of Edmund Burke, the famous eighteenth-century British statesman, invested heavily in East India Company stock, which exponentially rose the next 3 years. In 1768 the Burkes jointly bought an expensive country estate in Beaconsfield. ...
The Game of United States Diplomacy Within the Ottoman Empire: How the United States’ Interests in the Ottoman Empire Delayed its Entrance into the Great War 2017 508 At the outbreak of World War I, the Ottoman Empire expanded its diplomatic ties with many world powers, in hopes of remaining the gateway to the Middle East. The empire remained a target for land acquisition by Britain, France, and Russia through th...