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Corra Harris and the Divided Mind of the New
South

Corra Harris and the Divided Mind of the New South

Catherine Oglesby

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032474
eISBN:
9780813038728
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032474.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Corra Harris (1869–1935) was one of the most widely published and nationally popular women writers in the United States. A Circuit Rider's Wife (1910) was Georgia's most celebrated novel for nearly ... More

Counterfeit GentlemenManhood and Humor in the Old South

Counterfeit Gentlemen: Manhood and Humor in the Old South

John Mayfield

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033372
eISBN:
9780813039480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033372.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book is a reappraisal of Southern manhood and identity that uses humor and humorists to carry the reader into the very heart of antebellum culture. What does it mean to be a man in the pre-Civil ... More

Creating Citizenship in the Nineteenth-Century South

Creating Citizenship in the Nineteenth-Century South

William A. Link, David Brown, Brian Ward, and Martyn Bone (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044132
eISBN:
9780813046211
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044132.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This volume brings together historians and literary scholars in a discussion about the evolving concept of citizenship in the nineteenth-century South. Race, and especially slavery and emancipation, ... More

Creole CityA Chronicle of Early American New Orleans

Creole City: A Chronicle of Early American New Orleans

Nathalie Dessens

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060200
eISBN:
9780813050614
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060200.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The first half of the nineteenth century was, for New Orleans, a seminal period. Based on a voluminous correspondence, archived at The Historic New Orleans Collection, the present book draws a ... More

The Door of HopeRepublican Presidents and the First Southern Strategy, 1877–1933

The Door of Hope: Republican Presidents and the First Southern Strategy, 1877–1933

Edward O. Frantz

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036533
eISBN:
9780813038452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036533.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

How did the political party of Abraham Lincoln—of emancipation—become the party of the South and of white resentment? How did Jefferson Davis's old party become the preferred choice for most southern ... More

James Buchanan and the Coming of the Civil War

James Buchanan and the Coming of the Civil War

Michael J. Birkner and John W. Quist (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044262
eISBN:
9780813046242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044262.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

As James Buchanan took office in 1857 the United States stood at a crossroads. A potential Union-breaking presidential election result had been averted. The Democratic Party maintained its control of ... More

Mr. Flagler's St. Augustine

Mr. Flagler's St. Augustine

Thomas Graham

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049373
eISBN:
9780813050157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049373.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book is a sympathetic, personal biography of Henry M. Flagler during the years after he left Standard Oil to pursue his second career as builder of Florida. This is also a narrative history of ... More

Nature, Business, and Community in North Carolina's Green Swamp

Nature, Business, and Community in North Carolina's Green Swamp

Tycho de Boer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032481
eISBN:
9780813038360
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032481.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This environmental history underscores the uneasy balance between conservation and commerce. By using North Carolina's Green Swamp as a case study, the book illustrates the struggle of a rural area ... More

Quakers Living in the Lion's MouthThe Society of Friends in Northern Virginia, 1730-1865

Quakers Living in the Lion's Mouth: The Society of Friends in Northern Virginia, 1730-1865

A. Glenn Crothers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039732
eISBN:
9780813043142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039732.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book explores the experience of the Society of Friends (Quakers) in northern Virginia between the 1730s and 1865. The spiritual convictions of this religious minority, particularly the belief in ... More

Souvenirs of the Old SouthNorthern Tourism and Southern Mythology

Souvenirs of the Old South: Northern Tourism and Southern Mythology

Rebecca Cawood McIntyre

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036953
eISBN:
9780813038667
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036953.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Less than a decade after the conclusion of the Civil War, northern promoters began pushing images of a mythic South to boost tourism. By creating a hierarchical relationship based on region and race ... More

Travels on the St. Johns River

Travels on the St. Johns River

John Bartram and William Bartram

Thomas Hallock and Richard Franz (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062259
eISBN:
9780813051949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062259.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Travels on the St. Johns River presents writings by pioneering American naturalists John Bartram and William Bartram during their exploration of Florida in the second half of the eighteenth century. ... More

The Triumph of the Antebellum Free Trade Movement

The Triumph of the Antebellum Free Trade Movement

William S. Belko

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041742
eISBN:
9780813043937
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041742.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

As a result of the Tariffs of 1824 and 1828, a powerful aversion to the protectionist policies had arisen throughout the United States by the middle of President Jackson's first term. In order to ... More

Unequal FreedomsEthnicity, Race, and White Supremacy in Civil War-Era Charleston

Unequal Freedoms: Ethnicity, Race, and White Supremacy in Civil War-Era Charleston

Jeff Strickland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060798
eISBN:
9780813050867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060798.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Charleston, South Carolina, was a cosmopolitan city during the mid-to-late nineteenth century. Germans, Irish, and a host of European and Latin American immigrants shared the same workplaces, ... More

The Union, the Confederacy, and the Atlantic Rim

The Union, the Confederacy, and the Atlantic Rim

Robert E. May

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813049229
eISBN:
9780813050058
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049229.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This collection of essays addresses the role of foreign affairs in the American Civil War. It argues that foreign relations held far more significance for the war's outcome than is generally ... More

The War Worth FightingAbraham Lincoln's Presidency and Civil War America

The War Worth Fighting: Abraham Lincoln's Presidency and Civil War America

Stephen D. Engle (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060644
eISBN:
9780813050966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060644.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This volume represents the multifaceted nature of Abraham Lincoln’s presidency and offers a glimpse of Civil War America in the North. Taken together these essays are intended for a general audience ... More

Zephaniah Kingsley Jr. and the Atlantic WorldSlave Trader, Plantation Owner, Emancipator

Zephaniah Kingsley Jr. and the Atlantic World: Slave Trader, Plantation Owner, Emancipator

Daniel L. Schafer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044620
eISBN:
9780813046341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044620.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Zephaniah Kingsley Jr., 1765–1843, was born in England, reared in Charleston, South Carolina during the American Revolution, and moved to British New Brunswick when his merchant father was banished ... More

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