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Furiously FunnyComic Rage from Ralph Ellison to Chris Rock

Furiously Funny: Comic Rage from Ralph Ellison to Chris Rock

Terrence T. Tucker

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054360
eISBN:
9780813053059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054360.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Furiously Funny: Comic Rage from Ralph Ellison to Chris Rock explores the simultaneous expression of militancy and humor in African American literature that came to fruition in the post–World War II ... More

Critical Theory and the Anthropology of Heritage Landscapes

Critical Theory and the Anthropology of Heritage Landscapes

Melissa F. Baird

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813056562
eISBN:
9780813053479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056562.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

What are the cultural politics of making place? How do we reconcile the heritage landscapes we encounter in our work with their sociopolitical and historical contexts? What avenues are there to ... More

The Archaeology of Utopian and Intentional Communities

The Archaeology of Utopian and Intentional Communities

Stacy C. Kozakavich

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813056593
eISBN:
9780813053509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056593.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Intentional communities, including religious, utopian, and communal societies, have long been a feature of the American social and economic landscape. This volume describes and discusses historical ... More

Resistance ReimaginedBlack Women's Critical Thought as Survival

Resistance Reimagined: Black Women's Critical Thought as Survival

Regis M. Fox

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813056586
eISBN:
9780813053431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056586.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

A reimagining of liberal ideologies of selfhood, privilege, and consent is a significant legacy of nineteenth-century black feminist knowledge production. Yet, analyses of black women’s critical ... More

Historical Archaeology of Early Modern Colonialism in Asia-PacificThe Asia-Pacific Region

Historical Archaeology of Early Modern Colonialism in Asia-Pacific: The Asia-Pacific Region

Maria Cruz Berrocal and Cheng-hwa Tsang (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054766
eISBN:
9780813053493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054766.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The history of Asia-Pacific since 1500 has traditionally been told as one of stagnation and decline imposed on by the superiority of Europeans in the region, who, since their arrival, have allegedly ... More

Historical Archaeology of Early Modern Colonialism in Asia-PacificThe Southwest Pacific and Oceanian Regions

Historical Archaeology of Early Modern Colonialism in Asia-Pacific: The Southwest Pacific and Oceanian Regions

Maria Cruz Berrocal and Cheng-hwa Tsang (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054759
eISBN:
9780813053318
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054759.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The history of the Asia-Pacific region since the 1500s has traditionally been told as one of stagnation and decline imposed by the superiority of Europeans, who also allegedly established capitalism ... More

Everybody's ProblemThe War on Poverty in Eastern North Carolina

Everybody's Problem: The War on Poverty in Eastern North Carolina

Karen M. Hawkins

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054971
eISBN:
9780813053424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054971.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Everybody’s Problem: The War on Poverty in Eastern North Carolina puts forward a new and broader understanding of the factors that contributed to declining poverty rates during the 1960s and beyond. ... More

Between Washington and Du BoisThe Racial Politics of James Edward Shepard

Between Washington and Du Bois: The Racial Politics of James Edward Shepard

Reginald K. Ellis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813056609
eISBN:
9780813053516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056609.001.0001
Subject:
History, African History

The purpose of this manuscript is threefold. First, it will serve as a cultural biography of Dr. James Edward Shepard and the National Religious Training Institute and Chautauqua for the Negro Race ... More

War Owl FallingInnovation, Creativity, and Culture Change in Ancient Maya Society

War Owl Falling: Innovation, Creativity, and Culture Change in Ancient Maya Society

Markus Eberl

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813056555
eISBN:
9780813053486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056555.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Innovation causes change. Indeed, modern Western societies see it as a crucial asset to advance. But can it also explain change in ancient societies? This book approaches material change as a crucial ... More

Honoring Ancestors in Sacred SpaceThe Archaeology of an Eighteenth-Century African-Bahamian Cemetery

Honoring Ancestors in Sacred Space: The Archaeology of an Eighteenth-Century African-Bahamian Cemetery

Grace Turner

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781683400202
eISBN:
9781683400493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400202.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This book examines the history of a black cemetery through archaeology. Archaeological evidence suggests that the cemetery was deliberately established on the waterfront in the early eighteenth ... More

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