Browsing Department of History by Supervisor "McLaren, Angus"

Browsing Department of History by Supervisor "McLaren, Angus"

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  • Callaghan, Brenda Doreen (2018-02-05)
    This thesis investigates the impact of modernisation upon popular death customs in Cumbria between 1700 and 1920. Specifically, it explores the role and nature of mutuality, arguing that despite the growth of individualism, ...
  • Ainsley, Jill Louise (2012-12-13)
    Between 1847 and 1851, a series of criminal trials took place in Essex, England, involving a number of women accused of fatally poisoning their husbands and children and even complete strangers. This thesis analyzes the ...
  • McFarland, Theresa Larine (2010-02-23)
    Films and their images function to disperse representations of the body that encourage viewers to adopt or reject certain represented appearances and actions. Using this proposition, this thesis explores how notions of the ...
  • Stanley, Heather Michelle (2010-01-21)
    Some scholars, in examining the debate which led up to the Midwives Act of 1902, have portrayed the conflict as a struggle between the monolithic medical profession and midwives. However, this thesis demonstrates that the ...

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