ThesisSocial control of the media: A comparative analysis of British media coverage of 1989 Hillsborough Disaster (1989 to 1990 and 2012 to 2013)Nielsen, Nathalia HentzeThis study examines how the political elite shape the news coverage of the media by analyzing the two newspapers, the Daily Express and The Guardian’s, coverage of the 1989 Hillsborough Disaster – a disaster which claimed the lives of 96 Liverpool FC . . .
ThesisDemanding a Say: The Contagious Diseases Act, Josephine Butler, and Conflicting Gender Ideologies in Victorian BritainMcKenna, MoniqueParliament and supporters of the Contagious Diseases Act believed that the spread of venereal diseases could be controlled by regularly examining sex workers, without regard for their personal safety or liberty. Regulation advocates were unmoved by ca . . .
ThesisCooper, NicholasAt the outbreak of the First World War, British musicians, audiences and critics faced a dilemma: embrace wartime nationalism and purge the country of its popular Germanic musical culture, or accept that Wagner, Mozart, and Beethoven had nothing to do . . .
ThesisAnderson, Meghan EileenThe early modern period in Britain saw a shift in the way charity was justified. The dissolution of the monasteries, the original bastions of charity, led to attempts by the British government to address the issues of poverty and vagrancy. The populat . . .