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The Obligation to Support the Widow: Settlement, the New Poor Law and the Scottish Local State
(Journal of Scottish Historical Studies, 2015-05)
Although the New Poor Law was passed by the Westminster Parliament, it was implemented at the most-local level through newly established parochial boards. By tracing the case of a Paisley widow in need of poor relief through ...
Shake This Square World and Blast Off for Kicksville: Teaching History with Post-WWII Prescriptive Classroom Films
(The History Teacher, 2010-11)
The article discusses using social adjustment films from the late 1940s to the 1960s to teach students about U.S. history. It examines several films' themes including sexuality, manners, and drug use. Other films concerned ...