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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. ...
Thomas Stothard : the mechanisms of art patronage in England circa 1800
(University of Missouri Press, 1988)
Thomas Stothard (1755-1834) was probably the most prolific illustrator of his times, executing designs for everything from landscape, sculpture, and history painting to ceramics, silverwork, and book illustration. The ...
Old Southwest humor from the St. Louis reveille, 1844-1850
(University of Missouri Press, 1990)
This book collects selected humorous essays from the Daily Reveille, a St. Louis daily journal, from the years 1844-1850.
Fast talk & flush times : the confidence man as a literary convention
(University of Missouri Press, 1985)
Lenz provides a historical overview of the American confidence man, and its role as a literary convention.
Commerce des lumières : John Oswald and the British in Paris, 1790-1793
(University of Missouri Press, 1986)
"My subject is the involvement of British intellectuals in revolutionary thought and action between the end of the American Revolution and the fourth year of the French Revolution. John Oswald, briefly famous as a herald ...
The mild reservationists and the League of Nations controversy in the Senate
(University of Missouri Press, 1989)
"What if the United States Senate had approved the Versailles Treaty and permitted the country to join the League of Nations that was being formed after the First World War? Would the course of history have been so altered ...
The railroad and warehouse commission of Missouri
(University of Missouri, 1913)
of imitative adaptation. The one form of corporate business with which this paper deals is the methods of railroad regulation in Missouri. The railroad corporation was the first of a class of public utility corporation was the first of a class of public utility...