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Ruin nation: antiquarian objects and political narratives in the long eighteenth century
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] "Ruin Nation: Antiquarian Objects and Political Narratives in the Long Eighteenth Century" examines representations of architectural ruins and ...
Toward the Origins of Peyote Beadwork
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2018)
Peyote beadwork is a nuanced and elegant art form. Hundreds of thousands of people today use peyote beadwork, including the Native American Church, powwow people, gourd dancers and Native Americans wanting a marker of ...
Beginning's ends: new senses of ending and the eighteenth-century novel
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] This dissertation argues that an examination of innovative endings in both canonized and forgotten eighteenth-century prose fiction contributes to our ...
The role of middle leaders in fostering organizational learning in a state cooperative extension service
([University of Missouri--Columbia], 2005)
This qualitative study explored the nature of organizational learning and the role of regional directors (RDs) and program directors (PDs) as mid-level leaders in fostering organizational learning in one cooperative extension ...
Generational shifts and the creation of political selves: a focus group investigation
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
A preponderance of research in political communication has centered on the lack of voter mobilization and indicates that the youth of the nation do not participate in the democratic process. In 2000, national research teams ...
A Narratological Heuristic Case Study of Teachers Teaching in a Blended Learning Classroom Environment
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2017)
The purpose of this narratological heuristic multiple case study is to describe the specific components that teachers need in both their knowledge and skills to meet the individual needs of their students in a blended ...
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 ...
Characteristics of summer habitats of selected nongame birds in Missouri
(University of Missouri-Columbia, College of Agriculture, Agricultural Experiment Station, 1985)
Tempting the miracle: sacred theatre, or exploring Suzuki/Viewpoints and composition in directing John Pielmeier's Agnes of God: an auto/ethnographic memoir
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
In December of 2008, I directed John Pielmeier's Agnes of God as part of the University of Missouri-Columbia's academic year season. I took this opportunity to seize the moment and, through intense actor training and an ...
Crafting the cake beneath the frosting: The editor’s role in city magazine redesigns
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2014)
This research explored reasons that city and regional magazines opt to redesign today, and what editors hope to accomplish as they re-envision content. It also examined what the redesign process entails and trends that ...
Patria o muerte: ideograph and metanarrative in Cuban state-produced media during the battle of ideas
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
Cuba's state-run media outlets have long acted as conduits for the construction and reinforcement of Revolutionary ideology. This was particularly true during the Battle of Ideas, an ideological campaign that aimed to ...
Animals in Rome
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] Humans have coexisted intimately with animals for thousands of years, yet our relationship with them is still fraught with uncertainty. Animal behavior ...
Charles James Fox: a man for the people
(University of Missouri Press, 1969)
The book grows out of a professional interest in Fox's talents as a parliamentary speaker. The scope, therefore, is that of a biography, with Fox's attainments as a speaker coming to the foreground at frequent intervals. ...