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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 ...
Healing the frontier : Catholic sisters, hospitals, and medicine men in the Wisconsin Big Woods, 1880-1920
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
of Hayward, Wisconsin, as well as through an examination of the recorded experiences of the Ojibwa who lived on the Lac Courte Oreilles (LCO) reservation, about fifteen miles south of Hayward. The population on the LCO held intricate ties with the people...
Mixed up in the making : Martin Luther King Jr., Cesar Chavez, and the images of their movements
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
Although his movement was a labor movement that targeted only a small portion of Mexican Americans, Cesar Chavez has often been compared to Martin Luther King, Jr., and has been portrayed as a civil rights leader on the ...
Rebuilding the soul : churches and religion in Bavaria, 1945-1960
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
church archives. Results indicate that confessional tension was far more widespread than many have believed. Furthermore, mass consumerism helped create an ethos of individualism that severely undermined the shared experiences of traditional Christian...