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Bridging Race DividesBlack Nationalism, Feminism, and Integration in the United States, 1896-1935

Bridging Race Divides: Black Nationalism, Feminism, and Integration in the United States, 1896-1935

Kate Dosset

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031408
eISBN:
9780813039282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031408.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

High-profile rivalries between black male leaders in the early twentieth century have contributed to the view that integrationism and black nationalism were diametrically opposed philosophies shaped ... More

James Joyce's Painful Case

James Joyce's Painful Case

Coilin Owen

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031934
eISBN:
9780813038759
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031934.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In order to demonstrate that one story from the Dubliners is not only a turning point in that book but also a microcosm of a wide range of important Joycean influences and preoccupations, this study ... More

True-Born Maroons

True-Born Maroons

Kenneth Bilby and Kevin A. Yelvington

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032788
eISBN:
9780813039138
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032788.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Constructed from the oral histories of one of the most secretive groups in the Caribbean, this book describes a culture that has been nurtured by enslaved Africans and their descendants to survive ... More

Joyce's Misbelief

Joyce's Misbelief

Roy Gottfried

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031675
eISBN:
9780813038506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031675.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book takes a different approach to the study of James Joyce's relation to religion by examining his “misbelief” rather than the “disbelief” so many scholars claim he professed. The book argues ... More

Dangerous MasculinitiesConrad, Hemingway, and Lawrence

Dangerous Masculinities: Conrad, Hemingway, and Lawrence

Thomas Strychacz

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031613
eISBN:
9780813038926
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031613.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The goal of this book is nothing less than to turn scholarship on gender and modernism on its head. The book focuses on the way some early twentieth-century writers portray masculinity as theatrical ... More

Religion and the Politics of Ethnic Identity in Bahia, Brazil

Religion and the Politics of Ethnic Identity in Bahia, Brazil

Stephen Selka

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031712
eISBN:
9780813039572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031712.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Brazilians of African descent draw upon both Christian and African diasporic religions to construct their racial identities in a variety of intriguing ways. Focusing on the Recôncavo region of ... More

Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons in the Middle East

Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons in the Middle East

Gawdat Bahgat

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031668
eISBN:
9780813039114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031668.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Why do some countries seek to acquire nuclear weapons? How can they be convinced to give up these aspirations? These are the underlying questions in this new study of nuclear proliferation in six key ... More

U.S.-Cuban Cooperation Past, Present, and Future

U.S.-Cuban Cooperation Past, Present, and Future

Melanie M. Ziegler

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813030876
eISBN:
9780813039701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030876.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The United States and Cuba actually cooperate on several issues of mutual interest. This intriguing pattern of U.S.-Cuban cooperation emerged during the 1990s. Naked self-interest led the two ... More

Race, Religion, and Economic Change in the Republican
SouthA Study of a Southern City

Race, Religion, and Economic Change in the Republican South: A Study of a Southern City

Matthew T. Corrigan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031606
eISBN:
9780813039251
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031606.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Once known as a Democratic stronghold, the “Solid South” is now politically dominated by the Republican Party. This book explores how the interaction of race relations, economic isolation, and ... More

On LatinidadU.S. Latino Literature and the Construction of Ethnicity

On Latinidad: U.S. Latino Literature and the Construction of Ethnicity

Marta Caminero-Santangelo

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813030838
eISBN:
9780813039213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030838.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book addresses the question of how Latino/Latina literature wrestles with the panethnic and trans-racial implications of the “Latino” label. Refusing to take latinidad (Latino-ness) for granted, ... More

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