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More than a river: using nature for reform in the progressive era
The decades around the turn of the twentieth century were a time of vast social and economic change. Industrialization altered the ways people related to each other and to their social, political, and cultural institutions. ...
World to Word: Nomenclature Systems of Color and Species
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2017)
As the digitization of information accelerates, the push to encode our surrounding numerically instead of linguistically increases. The role that language has traditionally played in the nomenclature of an integrative ...
The Work of Contemplation Then and Now: The Cloud of Unknowing and Present-Day Christian Mystical Practice
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2011-01-20)
The Cloud of Unknowing is an anonymous fourteenth-century Middle English mystical text that discusses what its author calls the “work” of contemplation. In the late twentieth century, the Cloud became an important resource ...
From Revolution To Ruin: A Preliminary Look at Rwanda’s First Two Presidents, Grégoire Kayibanda and Juvénal Habyarimana, and Their Administrations
This paper brings together primary and secondary materials from a vast number of sources related to the first two presidents of Rwanda, Grégoire Kayibanda and Juvénal Habyarimana, in a preliminary look at the men and ...
Beneath Mark Twain: Judgments of Justice and Gender in Twain's Early Western Writing, 1861-1873
By the time Samuel Clemens began writing journalism and crafting what he called the “sensation hoax” for Virginia City’s Territorial Enterprise in 1862, Americans had been devouring sensational novels and journalism by ...