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Animals in ancient Greek warfare : a study of the elephant, camel, and dog
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2020)
My dissertation asserts that the study of animals is integral to the thorough understanding of the ancient military landscape, and three animals in particular warrant particular attention: the elephant, camel, and dog. I ...
Forging a national diet : beef and the political economy of plenty in postwar America
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
Few foods items are more associated with the United States than beef yet it was not until the 1950s that Americans ate more beef than any other meat. The triumph of mass beef consumption was not accidental or a preordained ...
The family farm in the post-World War II era : industrialization, the cold war and political symbol
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
This dissertation examines the particular path of technological change after World War II, how farm people adjusted to that change in their work and identity, as well as the policy implications of the numerous ramifications ...