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Displacements and Transformations in Caribbean
Cultures

Displacements and Transformations in Caribbean Cultures

Lizabeth Paravisini-Gebert and Ivette Romero-Cesareo (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032184
eISBN:
9780813038766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032184.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The geopolitical contours of the Caribbean have changed over the centuries. Amerindian chiefdoms gave way to European colonies that have been replaced by nations of various political flavors. ... More

Black Women in the Ivory Tower, 1850–1954An Intellectual History

Black Women in the Ivory Tower, 1850–1954: An Intellectual History

Stephanie Y. Evans

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032689
eISBN:
9780813039299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032689.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book chronicles the stories of African American women who struggled for and won access to formal education, beginning in 1850, when Lucy Stanton, a student at Oberlin College, earned the first ... More

The Great War and the Culture of the New Negro

The Great War and the Culture of the New Negro

Mark Whalan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032061
eISBN:
9780813039015
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032061.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

More than 200,000 African American soldiers fought in World War I, and returning troops frequently spoke of “color-blind” France. Such cosmopolitan experiences, along with the brutal, often ... More

Manuscript Genetics, Joyce's Know-How, Beckett's Nohow

Manuscript Genetics, Joyce's Know-How, Beckett's Nohow

Dirk Van Hulle

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032009
eISBN:
9780813039657
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032009.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

By taking the principles of manuscript genetics and using them to engage in a comparative study of James Joyce and Samuel Beckett, this book re-imagines the links between them. The readings reveal ... More

Who Chooses?American Reproductive History since 1830

Who Chooses?: American Reproductive History since 1830

Simone M. Caron

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031996
eISBN:
9780813039220
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031996.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In 1860, the American Medical Association launched a campaign to convince state legislatures to prohibit abortions. Until 1973's Roe v. Wade, abortion was often seen as a crime. This book analyzes ... More

Sons of IshmaelMuslims through European Eyes in the Middle Ages

Sons of Ishmael: Muslims through European Eyes in the Middle Ages

John V. Tolan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032221
eISBN:
9780813038964
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032221.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

“Sons of Ishmael” is the epithet that many Christian writers of the Middle Ages gave to Muslims. This book focuses on the history of conflict and convergence between Latin Christendom and the Arab ... More

Eight Thousand Years of Maltese Maritime HistoryTrade, Piracy, and Naval Warfare in the Central Mediterranean

Eight Thousand Years of Maltese Maritime History: Trade, Piracy, and Naval Warfare in the Central Mediterranean

Ayşe Devrim Atauz

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031798
eISBN:
9780813038148
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031798.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Underwater Archaeology

For millennia, Malta has always been considered a site of strategic importance. From the arrival of the Phoenicians through rule under Carthage, Rome, Sicilian Arabs, Normans, and Genovese, to the ... More

Cuban Convents in the Age of Enlightened Reform, 1761–1807

Cuban Convents in the Age of Enlightened Reform, 1761–1807

John J. Clune Jr.

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032177
eISBN:
9780813038308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032177.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Catholicism underwent momentous change as it transitioned to the modern era and the relatively new colonial environments of North America and the Caribbean. Critical to this evolution was the role of ... More

The Changing Dynamic of Cuban Civil Society

The Changing Dynamic of Cuban Civil Society

Alexander I. Gray and Antoni Kapcia (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031927
eISBN:
9780813038513
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031927.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Does a civil society actually exist in Cuba today and if so what is its nature and role? In seeking answers to this contested and politicized question, the editors of this book have assembled a ... More

Cannibal Joyce

Cannibal Joyce

Thomas Jackson Rice

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032191
eISBN:
9780813038810
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032191.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The author of this book uses the concept of cannibalism (what he calls “dismemberment, ingestion, and reprocessing”) to describe Joyce's incorporation of so many literary and cultural allusions, both ... More

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