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White Sand Black BeachCivil Rights, Public Space, and Miami's Virginia Key

White Sand Black Beach: Civil Rights, Public Space, and Miami's Virginia Key

Gregory W. Bush

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062648
eISBN:
9780813051628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062648.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The unique story and current state of public space in southern Florida are interwoven with the history of segregation. Virginia Key Beach provides a lens for examining the interaction of notions of ... More

Show Thyself a ManGeorgia State Troops, Colored, 1865-1905

Show Thyself a Man: Georgia State Troops, Colored, 1865-1905

Gregory Mixon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062723
eISBN:
9780813051697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062723.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Show Thyself a Man is a study of the Georgia militia spanning the period from the end of the Civil War to the years immediately following the Spanish-American-Philippines War of 1898 to 1905. The ... More

Embracing ProtestantismBlack Identities in the Atlantic World

Embracing Protestantism: Black Identities in the Atlantic World

John W. Catron

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061634
eISBN:
9780813051086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061634.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Embracing Protestantism argues that people of African descent in America who embraced Protestant Christianity during the eighteenth century did not become African Americans, but rather came to think ... More

Black Power in the Caribbean

Black Power in the Caribbean

Kate Quinn (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049090
eISBN:
9780813046693
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049090.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book provides a regional and comparative analysis of the origins, development, and legacies of the Black Power movement in the Caribbean in the turbulent decades of the 1960s and 1970s. Black ... More

Crossing the LineWomen's Interracial Activism in South Carolina during and after World War II

Crossing the Line: Women's Interracial Activism in South Carolina during and after World War II

Cherisse Jones-Branch

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049250
eISBN:
9780813050089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049250.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This study explores how African American and white women in all-female and mixed gender organizations interpreted and dealt with racial issues and how individual women worked against racial injustice ... More

Winning While LosingCivil Rights, the Conservative Movement, and the Presidency from Nixon to Obama

Winning While Losing: Civil Rights, the Conservative Movement, and the Presidency from Nixon to Obama

Kenneth Osgood and Derrick E. White (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049083
eISBN:
9780813046976
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049083.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Winning While Losing: Civil Rights, the Conservative Movement, and the Presidency from Nixon to Obama examines various strategies presidents have used to either limit, expand, or maintain civil ... More

The Maroons of Prospect Bluff and Their Quest for Freedom in the Atlantic World

The Maroons of Prospect Bluff and Their Quest for Freedom in the Atlantic World

Nathaniel Millett

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044545
eISBN:
9780813046426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044545.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The Maroons of Prospect Bluff and their Quest for Freedom in the Atlantic World examines the history of North America's largest-ever maroon community, the so-called Negro Fort. This settlement of ... More

After SlaveryRace, Labor, and Citizenship in the Reconstruction South

After Slavery: Race, Labor, and Citizenship in the Reconstruction South

Bruce E. Baker and Brian Kelly

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044774
eISBN:
9780813046440
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044774.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This is a collection of recent scholarship on the aftermath of US slave emancipation, with a range of contributions from leading scholars in the field (Foner, Holt, Fitzgerald), up-and-coming ... More

To Render InvisibleJim Crow and Public Life in New South Jacksonville

To Render Invisible: Jim Crow and Public Life in New South Jacksonville

Robert Cassanello

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044194
eISBN:
9780813046495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044194.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

At the end of the Civil War, black men in Jacksonville were ushered into public life through the support of the Republican Party. As the black vote became independent, conservative whites recast ... More

Slave BreedingSex, Violence, and Memory in African American History

Slave Breeding: Sex, Violence, and Memory in African American History

Gregory D. Smithers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042381
eISBN:
9780813043012
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042381.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

For over two centuries, the topic of slave breeding has occupied a controversial place in the master narrative of American history. From nineteenth-century abolitionists to twentieth-century ... More

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