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Rendering assistance to best advantage: the development of women's activism in Kansas City, 1870 to World War I
This study examines the rise of women's activism in Kansas City between the opening of the Hannibal railroad bridge in 1869 and World War I. Women's efforts over the course of nearly 50 years to emerge from the domestic ...
Cleared to land in the desert: commercial air travel's role in the growth and development of Las Vegas as a world-class travel destination
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2011-08-04)
This study provides a history of commercial aviation in Las Vegas, focusing on the powerful influence commercial air travel had with the financial help of the federal government on Las Vegas‟s growth and development as ...
Collateral damage: anti-communism & U.S. cultural policy
and context for transparent, open deliberation over the nature and priorities of public cultural policy. The values that constitute our de facto policy must be discerned through the aggregate of specialized policymaking and action taken by federal, state...
Does politics stop at the water's edge? The state as a unitary actor in international relations and the effect of presidential transitions on selected foreign policy behaviors
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012-05-25)
Structural realists argue the nation-state is a unitary actor that conducts foreign policy without regard to domestic politics. Anarchy, the lack of any controlling authority, is the dominant fact of life for states ...