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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 ...
Women of the Heartland : tradition and evolution in the Missouri women's movement
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
This thesis is a local study of the women's movement in Missouri. The primary topic is organized feminist activity, though it shows also feminist/antifeminist interactions. Missouri early established an official Commission on the Status of Women...
Under the big top : big tent revivalism and American culture, 1880-1925
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] What was the relationship between itinerate evangelism and the rapidly changing American society and culture at the turn of the twentieth-century? The incredible popularity...
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...