A collection of History Masters Theses and Doctoral Dissertations.


Theses/Dissertations from 2011


Innovation On A Budget The Development Of Military Technology During The Interwar Period, 1919-1939, William Erik Deupree


Somali Piracy And The Introduction Of Somalia To The Western World, Daniel A. Jean-Jacques


The Whiteman's Seminole White Manhood, Indians And Slaves, And The Second Seminole War, Francis Mahan IV


The Seaside Resort Towns Of Cape May And Atlantic City, New Jersey Development, Class Consciousness, And The Culture Of Leisure In The Mid To Late Victorian Era, Tatyana Ressetar


Selling "Dream Insurance" : The Standardized Test-preparation Industry's Search for Legitimacy, 1946-1989, Keegan Shepherd


A Fractured Foundation Discontinuities In Acadian Resettlement, 1755-1803, Leanna Thomas


The Ancient City Occupied St. Augustine As A Test Case For Stephen Ash's Civil War Occupation Model, Eric Paul Totten

Theses/Dissertations from 2010


The Highland Soldier In Georgia And Florida: A Case Study Of Scottish Highlanders In British Military Service, 1739-1748, Scott Hilderbrandt


Death And Disengagement: A Critical Analysis Of The International Community's Intervention Effort In Darfur, Victor Hodges


The English Reformation In Image And Print: Cultural Continuity, Disruptions, And Communications In Tudor Art, Jessica Hoeschen


Thomas Jefferson And The Execution Of The United States Indian Policy, Daniel Lewis


From Celery City To Navy Town: The Impact Of Naval Air Station Sanford During World War Ii, Lewis Metzger


The Development Of The University Of Central Florida Home Movie Archive And The Harris Rosen Collection, Michael Niedermeyer


For Home And Country Confederate Nationalism In Western North Carolina, Hunter D. Shaw


The Crime Of Coming Home: British Convicts Returning From Transportation In London, 1720-1780, Christopher Teixeira

Theses/Dissertations from 2009


Outside The Circle: The Juxtaposition Of Powwow Imagery And Cherokee Historical Representation, Dana Brumley


Selling Sunshine: How Cypress Gardens Defined Florida, 1935-2004, David Dinocola


Fast-track Land Reform And The Decline Of Zimbabwe's Political And Economic Stability, Ryan Groves


A Public History Project Atblakeley Historic Park, Alabama, Dwight Johnson


Post-apartheid Political Culture In South Africa, 1994-2004, Andrew Kinsell


Vibia Perpetua's Diary: A Women's Writing In A Roman Text Of Its Own, Melissa Perez

Theses/Dissertations from 2008


The White Chief Of Natal:sir Theophilus Shepstone And The British Native Policy Inmid-nineteenth Century Natal, Jacob Ivey


United States Cold War Policy, The Peace Corps And Its Volunteers In Colombia In The 1960s., John James


let Her Be Taken: Sexual Violence In Medieval England, Lindsey McNellis


Constructing African American Histories In Central Florida, Katherine Parry


A Pure Space To Be Mexican: Ethnic Mexicans And The Mexico-u.S. Soccer Rivalry, 1990-2002, Paola Rodriguez


Another Forgotten Army: The French Expeditionary Corps In Italy,1943-1944, Brook White

Theses/Dissertations from 2007


Double Duty: Processing And Exhibiting The Children's Home Society Of Florida Collection As An Archivist And Public Historia, April Anderson


African Religious Integration In Florida During The First Spanish Period, Christopher Beats


Brazilian Immigration: A New View Of Latinization, Patricia Martins Buzato


White Man's Burden?" The Party Politics Of American Imperialism: 1900-1920, Joven Carandang


The Popular Images Of John Brown And Thomas "stonewall" Jackson, Sarah Clark


The Origins Of The First Women S Rights Convention: From Property Rights And Republican Motherhood To Organization And Reform, 1776-1848, Deborah Jean Lengyel


The Emergence Of Central Florida's Puerto Rican Community, Cynthia Melendez


Visioning The Nation: Classical Images As Allegory During The French Revolution, Kristopher Guy Reed


The Fire Within: The Baldwin Meeting And The Evolution Of The Kennedy Administration's Approach To Civil Rights, Todd Saucedo

Theses/Dissertations from 2006


Trianon And The Predestination Of Hungarian Politics: A Historiography Of Hungarian Revisionism, 1918-1944, Dezso Bartha


Exploring Transient Identities: Deconstructing Depictions Of Gender And Imperial Ideology In The Oriental Travel Narratives Of Englishwomen, 1831-1915, CarrieAnne DeLoach


First Person Perspectives Of The Impact Of Segregation And The Civil Rights Movement On Southern White Racism, Jeff Dockswell


Through The Eyes Of A Renaissance Prophet: Fra Girolamo Savonaorla And The Compendium Of Revelation, David Fear


Colonizing Schemes In An Integrated Atlantic Economy: Labor And Settlement In British East Florida, 1763-1773., Nathan Hill


The Evolution Of French Identity: A Study Of The Huguenots In Colonial South Carolina, 1680-1740, Nancy Maurer


Religious And Secular Responses To Nazism: Coordinated And Singular Acts Of Opposition, Kathryn Sullivan

Theses/Dissertations from 2005


The Sputnik Crisis And America's Response, Ian Kennedy


Plant City, Florida, 1885-1940: A Study In Southern Urban Development, Mark W. Kerlin


The Salzburgers' "City On A Hill": The Failure Of A Pietist Vision In Ebenezer, Georgia, 1734-1774, Ashley Elizabeth Moreshead


The Intellectual History Of Inter-war British Fascists, John Tucci

Theses/Dissertations from 2004

Florida's civil war home front and the defic[i]ency confederate nationalism, David J. Latona


'a Man's World'?: A Study Of Female Workers At Nasa's Kennedy Space C, Nanci Schwartz


Set A Light In A Dark Place: Teachers Of Freedmen In Florida, 1863-18, Laura Wakefield

Theses/Dissertations from 2003

Charlemagne and his relationship with the papacy from 768-800, Heather Kimberly Citta

Nineteenth century American racial attitudes and their effects upon territorial expansion, Michael A. Deliz

They came among us : American perceptions of and reactions to the first Japanese embassy, 1860, Scott Lamar Eidson

The great debate : women as citizens in the United States, Kimberly Davis Hayes

They fought in the field : the women's land army in Britain in World War II, Deirdre P. O'Shea

Didactic literature and the role of the middle-class victorian housewife, Christine L. Persons

The Eagle in twilight, Michael Talley

Theses/Dissertations from 2002


Legacy to the people : community and the Orange County Regional History Center, Robert L. Beatty II

The historical and cultural images of Daniel Boone and Davy Crockett, Jose Antonio Garcia

A disconcerting riddle : the struggle for Soviet leadership between Stalin and Trotsky, Zed Clark Layson

Theses/Dissertations from 2001

Hunter's Creek : a history and critical analysis, Glenn R. Swift

Clara Zetkin and Lily Braun : gender and German social democracy, Kathryn Lang Zara

Theses/Dissertations from 2000


The battle's lost and won: ratification of the nineteenth amendment in Tennessee, Judith Beale

Florida women in public life: constraint, opportunity, and access for Orlando women, 1910-1930, Amy Elizabeth Darty

Medieval crusading: the origins and inspiration of the First Crusade, Jace Stuckey

Theses/Dissertations from 1999

The sisterhood of Southern Zion : the role of women in Southern Baptist History, Rebecca L. Acuff

Theses/Dissertations from 1998

An analysis of the Russian military involvement in the seven years' war, Joseph Stephen Bizon

A study of the deification of Adolf Hitler and the religious aspects of german national socialism, Cynthia Gardner Carter

The gubernatorial campaigns of Jimmy Carter, Jeffrey J. Frederick

Romantic nationalism and the peasants in Dostoevsky's literature, Jonathan F. Henderson

Bricks, bonds, and boosters : the good roads movement in Central Florida, 1890-1929, Bradley R. Keeler

A history of the league of women voters of Florida, Victoria E. Ott

Border ruffian : the life and times of Col. Henry Theodore Titus, Steven Tidd

Theses/Dissertations from 1997

To form a more perfect union : the development of James Madison's concepts of human nature prior to the constitutional convention of 1787, Thomas M. Baughn

Civil rights in Brevard County, Florida, Paige Elizabeth Dempsey

Medieval man under siege : a perspective on the contributions of the engineer and common man in siege warfare, Jason S. Maddox

Build it and they will come : Tampa Bay's pursuit of a relationship with and a home for major league baseball, Paul Mark Pedersen

Alexander McGillivray : flexible cultural roles and cultural coalescence, 1750-1793, Ronald M. Pryor

The role of promotional literature in the creation and demise of trustee Georgia, 1717-1752, Roger L. Rice

Theses/Dissertations from 1996

An examination of the reasons for Adolf Hitler's declaration of war on the United States of America, Michael N. Corey


We can't be the women we were before: Mary Livermore and Chicago women in the American Civil War, Nancy Arlene Driscol Engle

The treatment of American immigrants, Katherine Ericson Gehman

One union, one country and one destiny : Galusha A. Grow, territorial slavery and the disruption of the american union, Robert Hoover

A portrait of La Florida in Garcilaso de la Vega's La Florida del Inca, Shannon Lee Moore

The black experience at mammoth cave, Edmonson County, Kentucky 1838-1942, Jeanne Cannella Schmitzer

The politics of conversion : liberal-nationalism, bonapartism, and the rhine crisis of 1840 in the development of prussian neoconservatism, Shane Brian Stufflet

The victorian gentlewoman, Nancy Mirela Diaconu Viswanathan

Uruguay : from political chaos to democratic stability, Jennifer L. Zimnoch

Theses/Dissertations from 1995

The secretary's war : Neil Benjamin Edmonstone and the conquest of India, Marla Karen Chancey

A history of the integration of the black and white communities of Sanford, Florida, Patricia G. Dillon

Gender need not apply: the impact of the fourteenth amendment of women in the United States, Patricia Farless

The origins of Florida's game and freshwater fish commission 1865-1915, Harry Michael Ireland

James Wilson : the forgotten father, Mark Wayne Lewis

Theses/Dissertations from 1994

The genesis of the siete partidas, Glenn Anderson

Restoring the kissimmee river : supplying water for florida's growth, John W. Catron

Triumph of the submarine : british submarines in the dardanelles 1914-1915, Jerry V. Russell

Theses/Dissertations from 1993

The creation and growth of Hardee County, Florida/, Anthony Joseph Iacono

Theses/Dissertations from 1992

The victors and the vanquished : judaean and british rebellions against rome and their impact on christianity, Beatrice Davis Fowler

Scapegoat : captain James Armstrong and the surrender of the pensacola navy yard in 1861, David Patton Ogden

Dolores ibarruri and the spanish civil war 1936-1939, Zoraida Velez