• Architectural collages: urban images in Las Vegas hotel/casinos and their production of place 

    Kaden, Justin, 1980- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
    This essay discusses the Las Vegas hotel/casinos The New York New York Las Vegas, The Paris Las Vegas, and The Venetian Las Vegas as producers of place during the 1990's and early 2000's. This is in contrast to the common ...
  • From loom to laundry: cloth finishers in the Roman city 

    Bevis, Elizabeth A., 1977- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] Throughout antiquity, much of the population was employed in cloth-related industries from fiber production to laundering finished clothing. Fulling, ...
  • The sacred life of the hetaira in ancient Greece 

    Fales, Olivia, 1985- (University of Missouri-Columbia, 2010)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] Religion in the ancient Greek world was integral to societal function, and arguably to survival. Whether citizen, slave, or freedman, some form of ...
  • The torn page: fashioning identity through Venetian incunabular ornament 

    Ayers, Julie, 1985- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] This thesis focuses on a trompe l'oeil motif that mimics torn, tattered and pierced parchment known as pagina strappata ("torn page"). This phrase can ...