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Voices of Civil Rights LawyersReflections from the Deep South, 1964–1980

Voices of Civil Rights Lawyers: Reflections from the Deep South, 1964–1980

Kent Spriggs (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054322
eISBN:
9780813053134
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054322.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Twenty-six contributors tell their stories about being civil rights lawyers in the Deep South. A thematic structure is employed to reflect these stories. Ten of the stories describe how children of ... More

Home FrontNorth Carolina during World War II

Home Front: North Carolina during World War II

Julian M. Pleasants

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054254
eISBN:
9780813053028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054254.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Home Front tells about the extraordinary transformation of North Carolina as a result of World War II. Emphasis is on the large number of military bases; selective service; rationing and the sale of ... More

The Liberal Consensus ReconsideredAmerican Politics and Society in the Postwar Era

The Liberal Consensus Reconsidered: American Politics and Society in the Postwar Era

Robert Mason and Iwan Morgan (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054261
eISBN:
9780813053233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054261.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The paradigm of the “liberal consensus” has critically shaped scholarly understanding of the United States during the two decades after World War II. Both influential and controversial, it remains ... More

Making Modern FloridaHow the Spirit of Reform Shaped a New State Constitution

Making Modern Florida: How the Spirit of Reform Shaped a New State Constitution

Mary E. Adkins

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062853
eISBN:
9780813051802
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062853.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Making Modern Florida fills a gap in the scholarship and literature by examining how Florida’s Constitution was revised in 1968. The changes and growth churning through Florida in the mid-twentieth ... More

Challenge and ChangeRight-Wing Women, Grassroots Activism, and the Baby Boom Generation

Challenge and Change: Right-Wing Women, Grassroots Activism, and the Baby Boom Generation

June Melby Benowitz

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061221
eISBN:
9780813051437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061221.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Challenge of Change focuses on the engagement of right-wing women with the baby boom generation during the period 1950 through the mid-1970s, a time of tremendous change in America. It explores how ... More

No Jim Crow ChurchThe Origins of South Carolina's Bahá'í Community

No Jim Crow Church: The Origins of South Carolina's Bahá'í Community

Louis Venters

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813061078
eISBN:
9780813051352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061078.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

No Jim Crow Church recounts the unlikely emergence of a cohesive interracial fellowship in South Carolina, uncovering the origins of what is today the state’s largest religious minority. In the midst ... More

Unlikely DissentersWhite Southern Women in the Fight for Racial Justice, 1920-1970

Unlikely Dissenters: White Southern Women in the Fight for Racial Justice, 1920-1970

Anne Stefani

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060767
eISBN:
9780813051260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060767.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book studies the experiences and evolution of a significant number of white southern women who confronted white supremacy in the South between the 1920s and the 1960s. For white women reformers, ... More

Drug Trafficking, Organized Crime, and Violence in the Americas Today

Drug Trafficking, Organized Crime, and Violence in the Americas Today

Bruce M. Bagley and Jonathan D. Rosen (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060682
eISBN:
9780813050935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060682.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book examines the major trends in drug trafficking and organized crime in the Americas in the twenty-first century. We have compiled a list of leading experts in the field. The book explores ... More

Fifty Years of JusticeA History of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Fifty Years of Justice: A History of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

James M. Denham

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060491
eISBN:
9780813050638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060491.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book is a narrative history of the operations of the U.S. Middle District Court of Florida from its founding in 1962 to the present. The book sets the court in the social, economic, and ... More

They Dared to DreamFlorida Women Who Shaped History

They Dared to Dream: Florida Women Who Shaped History

Doris Weatherford

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060606
eISBN:
9780813050997
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060606.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This portrayal of Florida's guiding matriarchs highlights the myriad contributions women have made throughout Florida's history. From the select few who traveled with Ponce de Leon to the state's ... More

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