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Knickerbockers west : how three playwrights shaped the image of the American west
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
The American West has remained a compelling force in films, literature and the modern stage, but little research has been directed towards the emergence of the West on the early American stage. The three earliest plays to ...
The Changing Lives Through Literature program for juvenile offenders
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] The purpose of this study was to learn if the Changing Lives through Literature program for juvenile offenders actually lived up to its billing of ...
Our storehouse of Missouri place names
(University of Missouri, 1952)
to the public. The study of Missouri place names has been a project of Professor Robert L. Ramsay of the Department of English for a number of years. He has directed a series of eighteen masters theses in the field, and as a result of the research conducted...
A novel approach for treating resistant hypertension using a controlled-pump accumulator relief device
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
Hypertension contributes to cardiovascular morbidity and mortality worldwide. While many hypertensive patients respond to drug therapy, a growing number of these cases are called resistant hypertension (RH), when patients ...
Small group read aloud with nonfiction and fiction literature in preschool
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
"The purpose of this study was to investigate teacher�s roles and children�s responses during small group read aloud with fiction and nonfiction literature in one preschool classroom. This instrumental case study draws ...
Expectancy, perceived benefit and perceived cost of new technology : scale development in the context of Chinese textile and apparel firm mangers
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2019)
The textile and apparel industry have been fundamentally changed due to technology development. However, developing countries are falling behind for adopting new technologies, such as China. To explore factors that may ...
Talking beyond the text: identifying and fostering critical talk in a middle school classroom
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2004)
This qualitative inquiry examined eighty-one transcribed student and teacher discussions and interviews and researcher field notes to determine the type of talk that occurred as the teacher invited small groups of students ...
Missouri alumnus, volume 044, number 05 (1956 January)
(MU Alumni Association, University of Missouri, 1956)
Missouri log, 1965
Birth order and gender : differential parental investment in Medieval England and France in the eleventh, twelfth, and thirteenth centuries
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2020)
This dissertation addresses the question: will parents invest differently in their children based on gender and birth order? Using parental investment theory and four major sets of outcome variables--child survival, parental ...
Missouri alumnus, volume 051, number 9 (1963 June)
(MU Alumni Association, University of Missouri, 1963)
John Donne : an annotated bibliography of modern criticism, 1968-1978
(University of Missouri Press, 1982)
This study is the first to collect and fully annotate the vast amount of criticism and scholarship written on Donne during the period 1968-1978.-- Page 1.
Preparing birds to fly : Lloyd Richards and the actor
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
Lloyd Richards (1919-2006) was one of the preeminent theatre practitioners in the United States from the mid-twentieth century through the beginning of the twenty-first. Through his work as Artistic Director of the Eugene ...
Novel targeted lipid prodrugs to improve cellular absorption of acyclovir and topical delivery to the eye via nanomicellar approach
Biotinylated lipid prodrugs of acyclovir (ACV) were designed to target the sodium dependent multivitamin transporter (SMVT) on the intestine and cornea to facilitate ACV cellular transport. All the prodrugs were screened ...
A Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Equine-Assisted Therapy and Exercise Education for Adults and Older Adults with Arthritis
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2018)
Arthritis creates pain, stiffness, and decreased functionality affecting adults’ and older adults’ quality of life. Equine-assisted therapy provides unique movements to the rider’s joints and muscles improving pain, ...
Ariosto and Boiardo : the origins of Orlando furioso
(University of Missouri Press, 1987)
In remarkably intensified form the fortunes of Orlando Furioso repeat the history common to the group of which it is really a very uncommon member. It was immediately and indisputably the poem of its age, challenged only ...
The effect of HIV-1 Tat and methamphetamine on expression of cytokines/chemokines and synaptic genes: Implications in HIV neuroAIDS
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2017)
Human immunodeficiency virus-1 (HIV-1) enters the brain through blood brain barrier (BBB) early after the infection and leads to various neurological complications including HIV associated dementia (HAD). Introduction ...
It's good to tell you : French folktales from Missouri
(University of Missouri Press, 1981)
The stories told in this book, like the stories on television, illustrate the triumph of good over evil; the rewards of heroism and virtue; and the endurance of the human spirit when faced with tragedy and catastrophe. In ...