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Agents unto Themselves: Reconstructing the Narrative of Women’s Roles in the Anglo-Saxon Conversion
The legacy of Christianity in Britain is unique, as that region is one of very few known to have converted to the Christian faith twice. The conversion of Britain’s Anglo- Saxon newcomers demonstrates a confluence of ...
A glimpse of African identity through the lens of Togolese literature
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
Togo, this small West African nation, is still relatively unknown, even in today's jet set world. The western world is only now discovering the numerous advances Togo has made in its social and economic policies, but most ...
Blasphemous bodies: Transgressive morality as cultural interrogation in romance fiction of the long nineteenth century
as participants in the social issues of the time. Using an eclectic combination of approaches, including literary close reading, genre analysis, feminist criticism, and post-colonial theory, I examine a range of canonical, moderately well-known and unfamiliar...
From Dachau to the dugout: Black America's diamond-lined response to racism
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012-01-20)
Racism remains one of the greatest scourges upon humanity through the ages. History has recorded its cruelty and the devastating effects it has unleashed upon many groups of people across the globe. Within these pages there ...
Redating Pericles: A Re-examination of Shakespeare’s Pericles as an Elizabethan Play
Pericles's apparent inferiority to Shakespeare’s mature works raises many questions for scholars. Was Shakespeare collaborating with an inferior playwright or playwrights? Did he allow so many corrupt printed versions ...
Identity through style : the transatlantic dissemination of Anglican and Episcopalian neo-Gothic church architecture
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2012)
In the nineteenth century the Episcopalians used Gothic Revival architecture for dogmatic purposes to define their status among Protestant denominations and secure their place in the United States of America. The discussion ...
The Work and the Glory: Historical Fiction and Cultural Narrative in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
(University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2019)
In October 1838, Governor Lilburn Boggs of Missouri sanctioned the extermination of the “Mormon” settlers who had been pouring into the state beginning in 1831. His infamous “Extermination Order” quickly put an end to ...
Mizzou, volume 109, number 1 (2020 Fall)
(MU Alumni Association, University of Missouri, 2020)
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 ...
A neverending stream : human trafficking in Medieval Europe
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2019)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] This study focuses on human trafficking patterns from Late Antiquity to the Early Modern Era. I argue that while slavery, as a means of compelling ...
A celebration of Mizzou Advantage
(University of Missouri, 2010)
The program for the celebration marking the first round of Mizzou Advantage grant awards includes abstracts of the awarded proposals.
Science frictions : science, folklore, and "the future"
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2019)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] Folklore and science, along with the subject of the future which has slowly over time worked its way into the discourses of both, have a long, complicated ...
e-Mosaics, 2012 January
(University of Missouri--Columbia, College of Arts and Science, 2012)
From the Dean -- Carissa Loethen: Faith, Luck & Talent -- A&S Events -- Gennifer Albin: Writer Learns that Fate can be Crewel -- Philip Jen: MU’s Bat Man Reflects on his Success -- Megan McKinney: English Alumna Earns ...
What is Mizzou Advantage?
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
This booklet provides detailed information about the Mizzou Advantage and the projects awarded grants in rounds 1 and 2 of the program.