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Big ideas in little boxes : nation building in three nineteenth-century American parlor games by Milton Bradley and Company
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2020)
Milton Bradley and Company manufactured its first game, The Checkered Game of Life, in 1860, only months before the American Civil War broke out. Soon after, it produced the Myriopticon A Historical Panorama of the Rebellion, ...
The postmaster's porcelain : collecting European decorative art in middle America
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
"This dissertation provides a case study of a type of art collecting that has not received significant scholarly attention, one based on the collecting activity of middleclass Americans living in the Midwestern United ...
Architectural coin types : reflections of Roman society
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] Architectural representations on Roman coins are among the most intensely studied images on ancient coins. Scholars frequently use them as evidence to reconstruct a monument...