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Critism of the methods of Christian missions in China from a sociological point of view
(University of Missouri, 1916)
Text from page 1: "Christian Missions have been a powerful agency toward the social transformation of mission lands. While it has been as a rule the avowed purpose of missionaries to work for individuals, they have from ...
Missouri alumnus, volume 055, number 05 (1966 February)
(MU Alumni Association, University of Missouri, 1966)
Seasonality and elevational migration in an Andean bird community
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
Life history strategies of many birds in the Neotropics remain poorly known. In particular, details on the seasonal movements of individuals and populations within the Neotropics remain largely unknown, including short-distance ...
Genomics of seasonal hair shedding and ecoregion-specific growth to identify environmentally-adapted beef cattle
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2020)
Recently, interest has increased in augmenting current national scale cattle evaluations with precision genetic predictions tailored to specific environmental conditions. Some efforts to develop environmentally-aware ...
Missouri alumnus, volume 051, number 3 (1962 November)
(MU Alumni Association, University of Missouri, 1962)
Missouri alumnus, volume 044, number 03 (1955 November)
(MU Alumni Association, University of Missouri, 1955)
Authoritarian successor parties and political protest in Asia
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2020)
How does an authoritarian successor party (ASP) interact with civil society in East and Southeast Asia? Does an ASP's control over the executive and legislature increase or decrease protest movements? Do ASPs effectively ...
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 ...
Amphibian metamorphosis and juvenile terrestrial performance following chronic cadmium exposure in the aquatic environment
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2005)
degradation and amphibian declines. Manipulative experiments were conducted to investigate the performance (i.e., growth, survival) of amphibians that metamorphose from chemically-contaminated aquatic breeding sites. The heavy metal cadmium (Cd) was selected...
The origins of Muslim prayer : sixth and seventh century religious influences on the salat ritual
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
While salat is a central aspect of Islamic practice, the way the first Muslims developed the prayer ritual has not been widely researched. This study employs the theory of syncretism to show that religious rituals practiced ...
Agent-based modeling of seasonal population movement and the spread of the 1918-1919 flu: the effect on a small community
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2004)
Agent-based modeling provides a new approach to the study of virgin soil epidemics like the 1918-1919 flu. By using this bottom-up simulation approach, a landscape can be created and populated with a heterogeneous group ...
Great Lakes lake trout early mortality syndrome (EMS) : contaminants, thiamin status, and their possible interaction
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
Salmonid populations in the Great Lakes experienced a decline in the early twentieth century, presumably due to over-fishing combined with the introduction of exotic parasites such as the sea lamprey. Despite intensive ...
Crying in the wilderness : the outlaw and poet in Ben Hecht's militant Zionism
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
that he developed as a crime reporter covering gangland Chicago and the rise of Al Capone. At the same time, his propaganda can be understood as the cultural rebellion of a modernist artist, who was chafing against rules imposed by the "respectable...
2009 Missouri Pest Management Guide : corn, grain sorghum, soybean, winter wheat (2008)
(University of Missouri. Extension Division, 2008)
at MU and elsewhere. Pesticides named in this publication are registered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Missouri Department of Agriculture. Trade names are included with the understanding that no discrimination is intended...
Explaining variation in adoption and implementation of anti-corruption policies
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
Since the negative effects of corruption on the quality of government are becoming more apparent, the anti-corruption industry is expanding. Yet while scholars have developed several anti-corruption policies, political ...