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Healing the frontier : Catholic sisters, hospitals, and medicine men in the Wisconsin Big Woods, 1880-1920
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
This dissertation examines Gilded Age and Progressive Era frontier American images of health and sickness as well as the development and application of an early modern doctrine of health care. I do this through an examination ...
The Radical Frances Wright and Antebellum Evangelical Reviewers: Self-Silencing in the Works of Sarah Josepha Hale, Lydia Maria Child, and Eliza Cabot Follen
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2015)
The early antebellum, a nation-building period of industrial progress, financial crisis, and social upheaval, associated the values of evangelical Protestantism with American middle-class respectability. Individuals who ...
Transnationalism from below : an exploration of transnational engagement behavior of Nicaraguan immigrant entrepreneurs
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
This study explores the concept of transnationalism through individual experiences of migrants from the community of Villa Sandino, Nicaragua that have become entrepreneurs as immigrants in the United States. Through ...
Mizzou, volume 097, number 1 (2008 fall)
(MU Alumni Association, University of Missouri, 2008)
Mizzou, volume 090, number 4 (2002 Summer)
(MU Alumni Association, University of Missouri, 2002)
Collateral damage: anti-communism & U.S. cultural policy
The United States of America has never formally declared a cultural policy nor established a Cabinet-level department of cultural affairs, as many other nations have in the post-World War II era--depriving the American ...
Some Alternatives to Model Selection and New Approaches to Computing for the Economics. 12/6/2014
This interdisciplinary dissertation in statistics, economics, and social science methodology derives a methodological approach for economics from philosophical principles, identi es barriers to its adoption, and presents ...
Sandoz Writing (Righting) History
Mari Sandoz’s dedication to her research topics, personality, candor, and work ethic allowed her an intimate place alongside those she chose to write about. This yielded a moving written product. In the same way that Sandoz ...
The face of what came after : memorialization of September 11 in news images and the Shanksville site
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
This dissertation examines the memorialization of the September 11 attacks in newspaper photography and in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, the site of the Flight 93 crash. It is based on the premise that the face of memorialization ...
Preservice teacher beliefs about education from their experiences as K-12 students and members of an adolescent subculture
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
Results from the National Assessment of Educational Progress test over the past 35 years have not shown significant, long term improvement of 17 year olds in math or reading. The purpose of the study was to describe beliefs ...
Power in the garden : exploring the lives of Missouri farm women and their vegetable gardens during the Great Depression
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
Today, when fresh, canned, and frozen vegetables are plentiful and taken for granted, the home vegetable garden is regarded as something between a hobby and a luxury. But in the Great Depression of the 1930s, the household ...
Killing them with kindness: a meso-dialectical study of the conceptual formation of humane and inhumane in the no-kill animal shelter movement
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2005)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] This research begins with one question: What is humane about humane? In the context of the no-kill animal shelter movement this study examines the social processes through which...
Talking turkey : visual media and the unraveling of Thanksgiving
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
Standing at the core of American culture, Thanksgiving is an invented tradition celebrated by millions of Americans. This dissertation examines contemporary representations of Thanksgiving in "the media of everyday life" ...