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Auto-Ignition of Cooking Oils
The ignition of cooking oils plays a large role in the problem of residential fires. Past experiments were researched to give insight into the temperature ranges at which cooking oil will auto-ignite. Experimental procedures ...
Patty Cannon in Two Evolutions: The Transformation of American Literature in the Mid-1800s
Studies the evolution of the "true-crime" genre and the publishing industry in mid-1800s America
Political Survival as a Motive in Decision-Making: The UNHCR and the Rwandan Refugee Crisis
Often the UNHCR’s decisions contradict the mandate that it was created to uphold and fulfill. This thesis seeks to understand the reason the UNHCR makes these decisions. It examines various decisions the UNHCR made regarding ...
The Faurisson Affair
In 1978, a major French daily Le Monde granted a professor at the University of Lyon II the opportunity to publish an essay that denied the existence of the gas chambers and in turn, suggested that Holocaust historiography, ...
Grounding the New Farmer
Research emphasizes the importance of the growth of small, local farms, and the upcoming generation of farmers. Explores the challenges the new, young farmer faces, including access to knowledge, capital, and land, in ...
Beyond the Domestic Sphere: Home Economics and the Education of Women at Maryland State College
My paper, Beyond the Domestic Sphere: Home Economics and the Education of Women at Maryland State College, encompasses an exploration of the history of women's education at what is now University of Maryland, College Park. ...