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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. America's Peacemakers

    In this second, expanded edition of Resolving Racial Conflict, Grande Lum continues Bertram Levine's excellent scholarship, adding what has transpired over the last twenty-five years for the Community Relations Service (CRS) of the US Department of Justice. Learn More
    £60.50

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  2. Prophesying Daughters

    Haywood provides a critical appraisal of the autobiographies of four black women preachers in 19th-century America to discover how they faced and challenged the discriminatory ideologies of race and gender they faced in their pursuit of spreading the Word of God throughout the USA. Learn More
    £35.50

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  3. History of Political Ideas (Volume 7)

    In this text, Eric Voegelin explores two aspects of modernity. He offers an account of the political situation in 17th-century Europe after the decline of the church and the empire, and also explains his theory of "phenomenalism". Learn More
    £55.50

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  4. African Americans and Jews in the Twentieth Century

    Demonstrating the complexity of the relationship between Blacks and Jews in America, this book examines the competition and solidarity that have characterized Black-Jewish interactions over the past century. Learn More
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  5. History of Political Ideas (Volume 1)

    From the decline of the Greek Polis to Saint Augustine, this text provides an account of Apostolic Christianity's political implications and the work of the early church fathers. It considers the political philosophy of Rome and includes an analysis of Greek and early Roman law. Learn More
    £50.50

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  6. 160 Years of Art at the St. Louis Mercantile Library

    The St Louis Mercantile Library Association has, from the time of its founding in 1846, exhibited and collected fine art. This illustrated handbook presents highlights of the paintings, sculpture, prints, drawings, and folk and decorative arts that make up the Mercantile Library Association's permanent collection. Learn More
    £39.95

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  7. The Eighteen-year-old Replacement

    When the United States entered the Second World War, eighteen-year-old enlistees were routinely assigned temporary duties and not sent into battle until they turned nineteen. This title shows how crucial the contribution of these young men was to the war effort. Learn More
    £29.95

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  8. Worldview and Mind

    Covers a wide range of thinkers and movements to explore the relation between religion and modernity in all its complexity.This title also identifies unconscious and developmental obstacles to religious maturity and depicts the mature person as one who participates in the mystery of self-transcending love. Learn More
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  9. Reconceiving Nature

    Glimmerings of ecofeminist theory that would emerge a century later can be detected in women's poetry of the later Victorian period. Patricia Murphy examines the work of six "proto-ecofeminist" poets who contested the exploitation of the natural world. Learn More
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  10. Selling Black History for Carter G.Woodson

    In 1930, Lorenzo Johnstone Greene became a book agent for Carter G. Woodson. Greene, along with four Howard University students, travelled throughout the South and the Southeast selling books published for the study of negro life and history. This diary describes the people and places he visited. Learn More
    £24.95

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  11. Explorer

    Covers Richard E Byrd's life, from the early days of naval aviation through his years of political activism to his final efforts to dominate Washington's growing interest in Antarctica. This title recounts Byrd's two privately mounted south polar expeditions. It offers views of Byrd's adventures that challenge earlier criticism of him. Learn More
    £34.95

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  12. 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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  13. A Consuming Faith

    An analysis of the startling convergence of two events previously treated independently: the emergence of a modern consumer-oriented culture and the rise of the social gospel movement. It examines the lives and works of individuals who identified themselves as "social gospellers". Learn More
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  14. Acheson and Empire

    This text offers a reassessment of Dean Acheson's policies toward the former colonial world during his period as secretary of state from 1949 to 1953. The book argues that Acheson inherited a way of understanding the world that encouraged impartial-style international relationships. Learn More
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  15. George Washington Carver

    George Washington Carver (1864-1943) is best known for developing new uses for agricultural crops and teaching methods of soil improvement to southern farmers. This annotated selection of his letters and other writings from the collections at the Tuskegee Institute and the George Washington Carver National Monument in Diamond, Missouri, reveals the forces that shaped his creative genius. Learn More
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  16. Cold War Exile

    An account of Maurice Halperin's life and a contribution to the history of the Cold War. In 1953 Maurice Halperin was called before the Senate Internal Security Subcommitee to defend himself on charges of espionage. He was accused of having supplied Soviet sources with classified material. Learn More
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