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University of Missouri Press

The University of Missouri Press was founded in 1958 by William Peden, writer and dedicated member of Missouri's English Department faculty. The press publishes in many areas including, American and World History; Intellectual History; Biography; African American Studies; Women's Studies; American, British, and Latin American Literary Criticism; Journalism; Political Science, particularly Philosophy and Ethics; Regional Studies of the American Heartland; and Creative Nonfiction.


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  1. We Met in Paris

    Grace Frick introduced English-language readers all over the world to the distinguished French author Marguerite Yourcenar with her award-winning translation of Memoirs of Hadrian. European biographies of Yourcenar have often disparaged Frick, however. This work shows Frick as a person of substance in her own right. Learn More
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  2. Exploring Missouri's Legacy

    In this study, four writers and committed conservationists team up with photographers to capture the compelling history, beauty and recreational value of Missouri's unique state park system. The geology, physical geography and historic geographical aspects of the parks are detailed. Learn More
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  3. Common Fields

    This work considers the complex interaction between human and natural forces in the St Louis region from prehistoric times to the present. Drawing upon original documents, and taking a multidisciplinary approach, the authors show how past decisions led to the successes and problems of today. Learn More
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  4. From Little Houses to Little Women

    In From Little Houses to Little Women, Nancy McCabe revisits the children�s books that have shaped all of our imaginations. She discusses the impact that her favorite writers had on her youth and journeys to tourist sites related to their lives, including the Missouri of Laura Ingalls Wilder, the Minnesota of Maud Hart Lovelace, the Massachusetts of Louisa May Alcott, and the Canada of Lucy Maud Montgomery. Traveling with McCabe as she rediscovers the books that shaped her, readers will enjoy revisiting their own childhood favorites as well.

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  5. Power at Sea v. 3; Violent Peace, 1946-2006

    Offers readers a look at the emergence of America's naval might and establishes Power at Sea as essential in tracing the emergence of US dominance and understanding the continuing importance of ships and sailors in international power plays. This title describes the virtual disappearance after 1945 of all but one great navy. Learn More
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  6. Power at Sea v. 2; Breaking Storm, 1919-1945

    Recounts the well-known naval battles and operations of World War II from a different perspective. This work relates how the strengths and weaknesses of seafaring nations came into play within the crucible of a six-year war during which naval encounters were every bit as critical and frequent as land-based fighting. Learn More
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  7. Commager on Tocqueville

    This work presents the political ideas of Alexis de Tocqueville, as set out in his work "Democracy in America", in the context of contemporary politics and ideas. The central concern of the book reflects De Tocqueville's own - that of reconciling liberty and order. Learn More
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  8. Hitler and the Germans

    Interpreting the Nazi era using the basic diagnostic tools provided by the philosophy of Plato and Aristotle, Judaeo-Christian culture, and contemporary German-language writers, this book provides an alternative approach to the topic of the individual German's entanglement with the Hitler regime. Learn More
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  9. Anamnesis

    This translation of Voegelin's "Anamnesis" gives equal weight to the empirical and philosophical aspects of the work. This work is both a recollection of his own development and a demonstration of the anamnetic method as applied to historically remembered materials. Learn More
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  10. Cultivating Cooperation

    This is a history of the Missouri Farmers Association, which brought together farm clubs from all over the state to serve as the central body through which farmer-owned businesses could compete with large industrial farms. Learn More
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  11. One of Us

    The territory of severe autism - of the child who is debilitated by the condition, who will never be cured - has been largely neglected in literature. One of Us tells that story. It thrusts the reader into the life of a child who exists in his own world and describes the immense hardships faced by those who love and care for him. Learn More
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  12. Banned in Kansas

    In 1915, Kansas became one of only a handful of US states to establish its own film censorship board. The Kansas board controlled screen content in the state for more than fifty years, yet little is known about its activities. This first book-length study of state film censorship examines the unique political, social, and economic factors that led to its implementation in Kansas. Learn More
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  13. Words Matter

    This journalism anthology isn't just for writers; it's filled with stories of the human condition. Three broad categories are included: profiles, firstperson journalism, and personal memoirs. Each article is followed by a postscript in which the writer discusses what they've learned about writing, journalism, and the business of getting published. Learn More
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  14. Deep River

    Uncovers the layers of history - both personal and regional - that have accumulated on a river-bottom farm in west-central Missouri. This land was part of a late frontier, passed over, then developed through the middle of the last century as the author's father and uncle cleared a portion of it and established their farm. Hamilton traces the generations of Native Americans, frontiersmen, settlers, and farmers who lived on and alongside the bottomland over the past two centuries. Learn More
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  15. What Good is Journalism?

    American journalism has reached a nadir, yet with all its well-documented faults, journalism is vital to the health of our democracy, the glue of information that holds this complex nation together. This book shows the most important roles that journalism plays in the world's oldest democracy. Learn More
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  16. Women Escaping Violence

    Once every nine minutes in the United States, a woman is beaten by her spouse or partner. This work gathers together the experiences of women who have fallen victim to domestic violence, and those who have managed to escape and rebuild their lives. Learn More
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