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dc.contributor.advisorMerrill, Dennis, advisoreng
dc.contributor.authorGallagher, Kory Pauleng
dc.coverage.spatialMissouri -- Kansas Cityeng
dc.date.issued2011-08-04eng
dc.date.submitted2011 Summereng
dc.descriptionTitle from PDF of title page, viewed on Aug. 4, 2011eng
dc.descriptionThesis advisor: Dennis Merrilleng
dc.descriptionIncludes bibliographical references: (p. 215-226)eng
dc.descriptionThesis (M.A.)--Dept. of History. University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2011eng
dc.description.abstractThis thesis is a community study of Kansas City in the 1920s as a city working to assume a prominent place within the emerging American market empire. It begins by exploring the role that men and women played in altering the worldview of the city, followed by an analysis of the way in which the topography of the city was altered to reflect the forces of empire. Methodologically it utilizes critical theory.eng
dc.description.tableofcontentsIntroduction -- The City's businessmen envision a new global order -- The City's women assert their place in the empire -- J.C. Nichols, the Plaza, and empire -- The Liberty Memorial as imperial project -- Conclusioneng
dc.format.extentviii, 228 pageseng
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10355/11300eng
dc.publisherUniversity of Missouri--Kansas Cityeng
dc.subject.lcshKansas City (Mo.) -- History -- 20th centuryeng
dc.subject.lcshBusiness enterprises -- Missouri -- Kansas City.eng
dc.subject.lcshWomen -- Missouri -- Kansas Cityeng
dc.subject.otherThesis -- University of Missouri--Kansas City -- Historyeng
dc.titleCreating an imperial city: Kansas City in the 1920seng
dc.typeThesiseng
thesis.degree.disciplineHistory (UMKC)eng
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Missouri--Kansas Cityeng
thesis.degree.levelMasterseng
thesis.degree.nameM.A.eng


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