• Destructive state interest and panhellenism in Thucydides 

    Burghart, William (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
    Thucydides in his text about the war between Athens and Sparta derides individuals, either members of a community or states in an international system, acting to increase their own power at the expense of others and promotes ...
  • Federal policy on agriculture under the Reagan administration: the first year 

    Ward, Jay W. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
    The Reagan administration focused most of its time and energy on the problems that confronted the nation in 1981. This paper assesses how the administration approached that part of the economy that pertained to agriculture. ...
  • Portrayals of women in violent situations in texts of the High Middle Ages 

    Verbanaz, Nina K. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
    This thesis examines the traditional feminine roles as inciters of violence, actors in violence, and as peacemakers. Scandinavian sagas, Anglo-Norman chronicles, and Crusader chronicles of the twelfth century are analyzed ...
  • St. Louis's German brewing industry: its rise and fall 

    Miller, Eoghan P. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
    The rapid rise of St. Louis from eighteenth-century frontier outpost to turn of the century metropolis was due in no small part to its German community. During the middle of the nineteenth century tens of thousands of ...