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Rescuing Our RootsThe African Anglo-Caribbean Diaspora in Contemporary Cuba

Rescuing Our Roots: The African Anglo-Caribbean Diaspora in Contemporary Cuba

Andrea J. Queeley

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061092
eISBN:
9780813051376
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061092.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

During Cuba’s Special Period, the children and grandchildren of early twentieth-century British West Indian immigrants spearheaded the revitalization of Anglo-Caribbean Cuban institutions and ... More

Healthcare Without BordersUnderstanding Cuban Medical Internationalism

Healthcare Without Borders: Understanding Cuban Medical Internationalism

John M. Kirk

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061054
eISBN:
9780813051338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061054.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

One of the world’s best-kept secrets is Cuba’s longstanding commitment to providing medical care to developing countries. At present over 50,000 medical personnel are working in 66 countries. This ... More

Impossible ReturnsNarratives of the Cuban Diaspora

Impossible Returns: Narratives of the Cuban Diaspora

Iraida H. López

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061030
eISBN:
9780813051307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061030.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Since 1979, when travel to Cuba from the United States opened up, thousands of Cuban Americans have visited the island on a short-term basis to reunite with their families and reacquaint themselves ... 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

Bioarchaeology of Classical KamarinaLife and Death in Greek Sicily

Bioarchaeology of Classical Kamarina: Life and Death in Greek Sicily

Carrie L. Sulosky Weaver

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061122
eISBN:
9780813051406
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061122.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Using the concept of materiality as an interpretive framework, Carrie Sulosky Weaver presents an interdisciplinary examination of the Passo Marinaro necropolis (ca. 5th to 3rd c. BCE) for the purpose ... More

In Defiance of BoundariesAnarchism in Latin American History

In Defiance of Boundaries: Anarchism in Latin American History

Geoffroy de Laforcade and Kirwin Shaffer (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061108
eISBN:
9780813051383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061108.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The intent of this book is to sample research on Latin American anarchist traditions and legacies from a variety of historiographical perspectives, ranging from labor and social history to ... More

Eating In the Side RoomFood, Archaeology, and African American Identity

Eating In the Side Room: Food, Archaeology, and African American Identity

Mark S. Warner

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061115
eISBN:
9780813051390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061115.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This book examines the food remains of two African American households of the late nineteenth century in Annapolis, Maryland. As with their white neighbors, the families who lived there participated ... 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

Contrary DestiniesA Century of America's Occupation, Deoccupation, and Reoccupation of Haiti

Contrary Destinies: A Century of America's Occupation, Deoccupation, and Reoccupation of Haiti

Leon D. Pamphile

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813061023
eISBN:
9780813051291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061023.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book examines Haitian American relations from 1915 to 2015 in light of American control. In 1915 began the first American occupation of Haiti that lasted two decades enabling them to lay the ... More

Constructing HistoriesArchaic Freshwater Shell Mounds and Social Landscapes of the St. Johns River, Florida

Constructing Histories: Archaic Freshwater Shell Mounds and Social Landscapes of the St. Johns River, Florida

Asa R. Randall

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813061016
eISBN:
9780813051284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061016.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

In the popular imagination, the St. Johns River valley in northeast Florida is one of the last “natural” landscapes. This image relies on unawareness of the extent of landscape modification ... More

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