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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...
Development Theory and the Cold War: A Historical Analysis of Latin American Structuralism from 1930 to 1970
Latin America has experimented with two different development strategies over the last two centuries. First, and currently, an “outward-oriented” program based on exports of primary commodities. Alternatively, for a few ...
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 ...
When Cultures Collide: How Primitive Masculinity and Class Conflict Derailed the Patrick J. Hurley Diplomatic Mission to China, 1944-1945
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2018)
Historians often criticize Patrick J. Hurley for the failure of his diplomatic mission to China in 1944-1945. Instead of acting as an impartial mediator during the negotiations between the Guomindang (GMD) and Chinese ...
The evolution of the U.S. financial architecture, asset prices, and the role of fiscal and monetary policy
In the past years there has been increasing interest in shadow banking institutions. Economists identified the shadow banking system at the core of the 2007-2008 Global Financial Crisis and it was a key component of the ...
The spider in the web: the weaving of a new, Lancastrian England in the late fourteenth and early fifteenth centuries
In late-fourteenth century England, the third surviving son of King Edward III, John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, became obsessed with gaining control of the nation and establishing a Lancastrian legacy that would one ...