History – information for practice http://ifp.nyu.edu news, new scholarship & more from around the world Thu, 29 Sep 2016 21:29:32 +0000 en-US hourly 1 18802532 Public Housing in New York City and Chicago http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/history/public-housing-new-york-city-chicago/ Thu, 29 Sep 2016 21:29:32 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1069018 Source:   Public Housing in New York City and Chicago

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ESP on Trial http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/history/esp-on-trial/ Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:49:55 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1077385 The Scientist | Duke University Archives DIVINING AN ANSWER: J.B. Rhine’s early experiments at Duke University employed a set of cards named “the Zener deck” after its inventor, Karl Zener, one of Rhine’s collaborators. The deck consists of 25 cards, with five of each symbol: square, circle, cross, squiggly lines, and star. Here, Rhine is shown testing a woman for ESP using the cards in the presence of an assistant (right).

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DIVINING AN ANSWER: J.B. Rhine’s early experiments at Duke University employed a set of cards named “the Zener deck” after its inventor, Karl Zener, one of Rhine’s collaborators. The deck consists of 25 cards, with five of each symbol: square, circle, cross, squiggly lines, and star. Here, Rhine is shown testing a woman for ESP using the cards in the presence of an assistant (right).

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The Limits of Liberal Planning: The Lindsay Administrations Failed Plan to Control Development on Staten Island http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/history/limits-liberal-planning-lindsay-administrations-failed-plan-control-development-staten-island/ Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:06:27 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1069019 ...

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Wanting and Having: popular politics and liberal consumerism in England, 1830–70 http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/history/wanting-popular-politics-liberal-consumerism-england-1830-70/ Tue, 27 Sep 2016 21:55:35 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1069047 ...

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Temporary and lasting effects of childhood deprivation on male stature. Late adolescent stature and catch-up growth in Woerden (The Netherlands) in the first half of the nineteenth century http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/history/temporary-lasting-effects-childhood-deprivation-male-stature-late-adolescent-stature-catch-growth-woerden-netherlands-first-half-nineteenth-century/ Mon, 26 Sep 2016 21:03:51 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1069052 ...

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The Spectral Wound: sexual violence, public memories and the Bangladesh war of 1971 http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/history/spectral-wound-sexual-violence-public-memories-bangladesh-war-1971/ Sun, 25 Sep 2016 23:31:17 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1069045 ...

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Overcoming our mutual isolation: How historians and psychologists can work together. http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/history/overcoming-mutual-isolation-historians-psychologists-can-work-together/ Sat, 24 Sep 2016 22:01:29 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1057542 ...

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Adjusting and fulfilling masculine roles: the epistolary persona in Dutch transatlantic letters http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/history/adjusting-fulfilling-masculine-roles-epistolary-persona-dutch-transatlantic-letters/ Fri, 23 Sep 2016 21:27:24 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1069055 ...

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Mexicans in the Making of America http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/history/mexicans-making-america/ Thu, 22 Sep 2016 14:10:55 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1069022 The post Mexicans in the Making of America was curated by information for practice.

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Was Plague an Exclusively Urban Phenomenon? Plague Mortality in the Seventeenth-Century Low Countries http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/history/plague-exclusively-urban-phenomenon-plague-mortality-seventeenth-century-low-countries/ Mon, 19 Sep 2016 21:24:03 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1069063 ...

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The history specialist in psychology: From avocation to professionalization. http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/history/history-specialist-psychology-avocation-professionalization/ Sat, 17 Sep 2016 19:58:40 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1057538 ...

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Bonds of love, ties of kinship? Or are there other ways of imagining the family http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/history/bonds-love-ties-kinship-ways-imagining-family/ Thu, 15 Sep 2016 20:30:24 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1069059 ...

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Worktown: The Astonishing Story of the Project That Launched Mass Observation http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/history/worktown-astonishing-story-project-launched-mass-observation/ Wed, 14 Sep 2016 15:21:31 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1064510 In the late 1930s the Lancashire town of Bolton witnessed a ground-breaking social experiment. Over three years, a team of ninety observers recorded, in painstaking detail, the everyday lives of ordinary working people at work and play – in the pub, dance hall, factory and on holiday. Their aim was to create an ‘anthropology of ourselves’.

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In the late 1930s the Lancashire town of Bolton witnessed a ground-breaking social experiment. Over three years, a team of ninety observers recorded, in painstaking detail, the everyday lives of ordinary working people at work and play – in the pub, dance hall, factory and on holiday. Their aim was to create an ‘anthropology of ourselves’.

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The devil always experienced malicious pleasure in imposing himself in neuropsychiatric nosology http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/history/devil-always-experienced-malicious-pleasure-imposing-neuropsychiatric-nosology/ Tue, 13 Sep 2016 20:29:20 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1069079 ...

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Founding mothers: Eglantyne Jebb (1876-1928) and Dorothy Buxton (1881-1963) http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/history/founding-mothers-eglantyne-jebb-1876-1928-dorothy-buxton-1881-1963/ Mon, 12 Sep 2016 20:39:19 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1064384 The post Founding mothers: Eglantyne Jebb (1876-1928) and Dorothy Buxton (1881-1963) was curated by information for practice.

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Insanity, Identity and Empire: Immigrants and Institutional Confinement in Australia and New Zealand 1873–1910 / Migration, Ethnicity, and Madness: New Zealand, 1860–1910 http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/history/insanity-identity-empire-immigrants-institutional-confinement-australia-new-zealand-1873-1910-migration-ethnicity-madness-new-zealand-1860-1910/ Sun, 11 Sep 2016 21:56:44 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1057648 ...

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Barnardo’s archives reveal early lives of UK’s first fostered children http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/history/barnardos-archives-reveal-early-lives-uks-first-fostered-children/ Fri, 09 Sep 2016 19:44:08 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1064227 The post Barnardo’s archives reveal early lives of UK’s first fostered children was curated by information for practice.

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Women of WWII http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/history/women-of-wwii/ Thu, 08 Sep 2016 20:47:30 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1057778 The post Women of WWII was curated by information for practice.

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Aid To Dependent Children: The Legal History http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/history/aid-dependent-children-legal-history/ Wed, 07 Sep 2016 21:08:20 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1057483 1940 SSA Poster Promoting ADC

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What if Beveridge were reporting today? http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/history/beveridge-reporting-today/ Tue, 06 Sep 2016 20:39:11 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1059944 The post What if Beveridge were reporting today? was curated by information for practice.

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Psychiatric governance, völkisch corporatism, and the German Research Institute of Psychiatry in Munich (1912-26). Part 2 http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/history/psychiatric-governance-vo%cc%88lkisch-corporatism-german-research-institute-psychiatry-munich-1912-26-part-2/ Mon, 05 Sep 2016 21:01:23 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1023552 ...

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Stories never before told from the Orphan Train http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/history/stories-never-told-orphan-train/ Sun, 04 Sep 2016 13:26:40 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1064019 philly.com | Historical Society of Pennsylvania Early 20th century photos from the Philadelphia Home for Infants, which merged with the Children’s Aid Society.

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Bye laws, rules, orders, and instructions, for the better government and support of the poor, in the hundred of Bosmere and Claydon, in Suffolk (1813) http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/history/bye-laws-rules-orders-instructions-better-government-support-poor-hundred-bosmere-claydon-suffolk-1813/ Sat, 03 Sep 2016 23:31:31 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1075575 19th Century British Pamphlets

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Devereux, Ellenberger, and the Early History of Transcultural Psychiatry http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/history/devereux-ellenberger-early-history-transcultural-psychiatry/ Sat, 03 Sep 2016 20:03:30 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1043307 ...

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First “orphan train” heads West http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/history/first-orphan-train-heads-west/ Fri, 02 Sep 2016 21:10:25 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1057487 Children’s Bureau | Kansas State Historical Society Orphaned or abandoned children in search of new families traveled west on trains like this one to Kansas, c. 1900.

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What’s in the Basket of Goods? 80 years of shopping history http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/history/whats-basket-goods-80-years-shopping-history/ Thu, 01 Sep 2016 19:14:54 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1055849 The post What’s in the Basket of Goods? 80 years of shopping history was curated by information for practice.

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The Emergence of the Randomized, Controlled Trial http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/history/emergence-randomized-controlled-trial/ Wed, 31 Aug 2016 20:33:05 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1055788 The post The Emergence of the Randomized, Controlled Trial was curated by information for practice.

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Amiable Warriors: A History of the Campaign for Homosexual Equality http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/history/amiable-warriors-history-campaign-homosexual-equality/ Tue, 30 Aug 2016 20:58:54 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1043261 ...

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A Glede Amidst the Ashes/American Relief Aid and the Spanish Civil War, by ERIC R. SMITH, 2013 http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/history/glede-amidst-ashesamerican-relief-aid-spanish-civil-war-eric-r-smith-2013/ Sun, 28 Aug 2016 20:58:38 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1057628 ...

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Between resentment and aid: German and Austrian psychiatrist and neurologist refugees in Great Britain since 1933 http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/history/resentment-aid-german-austrian-psychiatrist-neurologist-refugees-great-britain-since-1933/ Sat, 27 Aug 2016 21:03:55 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1057619 ...

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