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Red Rover SwStr - History

Red Rover(SwStr.: t. 786; 1. 256& 39;; dr. 8& 39;; s. 8 k.; cpl. 47; medical dept.30+; a. 1 32-pdr.)Red Rover, the Navy& 39;s first hospital ship, was a side wheel steamer built in 1859 at Cape Girardeau, Mo. Purehased by the Confederaey 7 November 1861, she served as C.S.S. Red Rover (see II, 560), a barracks ship for the floating battery Neu& 39; Orleans.
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A Reevaluation of the Impact of the Hundred Years War On The Rural Economy and Society of England

A Reevaluation of the Impact of the Hundred Years War On The Rural Economy and Society of EnglandBy Brad WuetherickPast Imperfect, Vol.8 (1999)Abstract: Most scholars have argued that the Hundred Years War negatively impacted the economy and society of England. They have focused primarily on four aspects of the war: the burden of taxation on the English populace, the effects of purveyance on rural society, the effect of recruitment on the labour force of England and the costs of supporting military expeditions.
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Historic Sites in Spain

There’s a host of top Historic Sites in Spain to visit and among the very best are the Alcazar of Segovia, Baelo Claudia and El Escorial. Other popular sites tend to include Belchite, La Sagrada Familia and Lugo Roman Walls.We’ve put together an experts guide to Spanish cultural locations, landmarks and monuments, with our top ten places to visit as well as a full list of Historic Sites in Spain, which shouldn’t be ignored if you have the time.
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Scattering Light and Colours: The Traces of Some Medieval Women Artists

Scattering Light and Colours: The Traces of Some Medieval Women ArtistsBy M.-Elisa Varela Rodríguez and Teresa Vinyoles VidalPublished Online (2008)Introduction: At the time of Romanic art, during a period in which few artists left their name to history, some women had the explicit desire to leave a trace; we should not interpret this fact as the fruit of a possible narcissm, but rather as a way of expressing their close relationship with life, of making genealogy, that is, of establishing bonds with each other and also with women of the past and with us.
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A shared imitation: Cistercian convents and crusader families in thirteenth-century Champagne

A shared imitation: Cistercian convents and crusader families in thirteenth-century ChampagneAnne E. Lester (Department of History, University of Colorado at Boulder)Journal of Medieval History: 35:4 (2009)AbstractThis article examines the relationship between Cistercian nunneries and the crusade movement and considers the role of gender in light of the new emphasis on penitential piety and suffering prevalent during the thirteenth century.
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Aquinas on the Practice of Prostitution

Aquinas on the Practice of ProstitutionDever, Vincent M.Essays in Medieval Studies, vol. 13 (1996)Abstract: In this paper I will discuss Thomas Aquinas’s view of prostitution and several issues related to this topic. The main question that arises concerns his position on the social toleration of prostitution, given his strong view on the morality of it.
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