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American Geography and GeographersToward Geographical Science

American Geography and Geographers: Toward Geographical Science

Geoffrey J. Martin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780195336023
eISBN:
9780190269920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336023.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Commencing in the 1820’s, American scholars took learning in Germany. There they confronted forms of geography in the universities, and learned of the normal school tradition. Upon their return to ... More

Madness in the City of Magnificent Intentions

Madness in the City of Magnificent Intentions

Martin Summers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190852641
eISBN:
9780190060138
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190852641.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine, American History: 20th Century

This book is a history of the federal mental institution Saint Elizabeths Hospital and its relationship to Washington, DC’s African American community. Founded in 1855 to treat insane military ... More

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