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Commodore Abraham Whipple of the Continental NavyPrivateer, Patriot, Pioneer

Commodore Abraham Whipple of the Continental Navy: Privateer, Patriot, Pioneer

Sheldon S. Cohen

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034331
eISBN:
9780813038322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034331.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Abraham Whipple (1733–1819) commanded insurgents who destroyed HMS Gaspee in Narragansett Bay and helped direct the successful invasion of the Bahamas. This little-known, yet intrepid and frequently ... More

Communists and Perverts under the PalmsThe Johns Committee in Florida, 1956-1965

Communists and Perverts under the Palms: The Johns Committee in Florida, 1956-1965

Stacy Braukman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039824
eISBN:
9780813043166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039824.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book is about a state legislative committee that originated as a tool of massive resistance in Florida, but, through its investigations of gay and lesbian teachers, indecent literature, and ... More

Confronting DeclineThe Political Economy of Deindustrialization in Twentieth-Century New England

Confronting Decline: The Political Economy of Deindustrialization in Twentieth-Century New England

David Koistinen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049076
eISBN:
9780813046983
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049076.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The book examines the impact of deindustrialization on the American political economy through a case study of the New England region. New England experienced dramatic downsizing in textiles and other ... More

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 and Consuming the American South

Creating and Consuming the American South

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

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060699
eISBN:
9780813050928
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060699.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book explores how an eclectic range of narratives and images of the American South have been created and consumed—indeed, often created for consumption. The thirteen essays orient our attention ... 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

Crossing the LineWomen's Interracial Activism in South Carolina during and after World War II

Crossing the Line: Women's Interracial Activism in South Carolina during and after World War II

Cherisse Jones-Branch

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049250
eISBN:
9780813050089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049250.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This study explores how African American and white women in all-female and mixed gender organizations interpreted and dealt with racial issues and how individual women worked against racial injustice ... More

Cruise of the Dashing WaveRounding Cape Horn in 1860

Cruise of the Dashing Wave: Rounding Cape Horn in 1860

Phillip Hichborn

William Thiesen (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034379
eISBN:
9780813039374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034379.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book recounts a harrowing 1860 clipper ship passage from Boston to San Francisco by way of Cape Horn, as recorded by Philip Hichborn, the ship's carpenter, in his journal. On board the Dashing ... More

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