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Thomas, Leah

Overview
Works: 8 works in 9 publications in 1 language and 21 library holdings
Genres: Conference proceedings  Biography 
Classifications: DS119.76, 327.73056
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Most widely held works by Leah Thomas
1998 Soref Symposium : The Oslo impasse : where do we go from here? : with keynote address by Bruce O. Riedel by Soref Symposium ( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Oslo impasse : where do we go from here? by Bruce O Riedel ( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A strange case of alchemical munificence by Jessie Ehman ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"With this deck--divided into 9 distinct categories--we attempt to explore the fundamental meanings of these 17th century alchemical symbols, left to us by the magnanimous Dr. John M. Shaw (1924-2001) and his wife Jean DeTar Shaw (1927-2004). ... 'A Strange Case of Alchemical Munificence' contains symbols that illustrate peculiar items and ingredients specific to the lost art of transformation--better known as alchemy. Although the processes of alchemy seem occult, many of the methods and findings made by practitioners of the art heavily influenced modern science. While some of their traditions carry on today, a large portion of alchemical history is still shrouded in mystery due to the fact that alchemists encoded their recipes in a secret language of symbols. We have divided these symbols into the nine categories that constitute this deck: tools, elements and seasons, metals, minerals, noxious substances, measurements, processes, Dr. Shaw's pantry, gold."--Colophon card
Pathfinder of the seas : library holds work of groundbreaking 19th-century navigator Matthew Fontaine Maury by Leah Thomas ( )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Oslo impasse, where do we go from here? : 1998 Soref Symposium : May 6-7, 1998 ... Washington, D.C. by Soref Symposium ( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
How to engage students in the science classroom using problem based learning (PBL) by Leah Thomas ( )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Literary landscapes : mapping emergent American identity in Transatlantic narratives of women's travel of the long eighteenth century by Leah Thomas ( )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This dissertation examines intersections of the development of maps from the Native American-European encounter to the establishment of the New Republic and transatlantic British and American narratives of women's travel of the long eighteenth century. Early European and American maps that depict the Americas analyzed as parallel "texts" to canonical and lesser-known women's narratives ranging from 1688 to 1801 reveal further insights into both maps and these narratives otherwise not apparent. I argue that as mapping of the New World developed, this mapping influenced representations of women's geographic and social mobility and emergent "American" identity in transatlantic narratives. These narratives, like maps of the New World, reveal disjunctures in representation that disseminate deceptive portrayals of the New World. Such discrepancies open a rhetorical gap, or a thirdspace, of inquiry to analyze the gaze at work within these cartographic and women's narratives. The representations of women's geographic and social mobility remain constricted within the selected narratives of women's travel. While the heroines do travel, in most cases they travel as captives or in some form of escape. These narratives include Aphra Behn's Oroonoko (1688), Unca Eliza Winkfield's The Female American (1767), Susanna Rowson's Charlotte Temple (1794), and Tabitha Tenney's Female Quixotism (1801), among others. However, these narratives do highlight similarities of an emergent "American" identity as Native American, hybrid, and fluid as represented in contemporaneous maps. Literary Landscapes also addresses the narrativity of maps as auto/biographical and even satirical expressions as related to the women's narratives analyzed in this study. For, J. B. Harley discusses how a map conveys his own life and contains his memories in his essay "The Map as Biography," while Roland Barthes argues that mapping is a sensorial experience in his brief essay "No Address." Furthermore, allegorical maps like Jean de Gourmont's The Fool's Cap Map of the World (ca. 1590) and Madeleine de Scudéry's Carte de tendre (1678) reflect aspects of the human condition such as folly and friendship
1998 Soref symposium : the Oslo impasse ( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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English (9)