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More than a river: using nature for reform in the progressive era
how progressives looked to nature as a tool of social reform. Each of these men understood the American environment in multiple contexts. Nostalgia and romanticized Missouri River history activated themes of empire, race, and manhood in Neihardt’s work...
Creating an imperial city: Kansas City in the 1920s
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2011-08-04)
This thesis is a community study of Kansas City in the 1920s as a city working to assume a prominent place within the emerging American market empire. It begins by exploring the role that men and women played in altering ...
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 ...
Paleoseismology and Archaeoseismology along the Southern Dead Sea Transform in Wadi 'Arabah Near the municipality of Aqaba, Jordan
The southern Wadi ‘Arabah Valley in Jordan provides an ideal location to investigate both the paleoseismology and archaeoseismology of the region because it is situated directly along the active Dead Sea transform, and ...
The Victorian Preacher’s Malady: The Metaphorical Usage of Gout in the Life of Charles Haddon Spurgeon
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2017)
This dissertation examines the use of the gout metaphor in the life and writings of one of Victorian England’s most eminent preachers and gout sufferers, the Baptist Charles Haddon Spurgeon (1834-1892). Careful scrutiny ...