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The War Worth FightingAbraham Lincoln's Presidency and Civil War America

The War Worth Fighting: Abraham Lincoln's Presidency and Civil War America

Stephen D. Engle (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060644
eISBN:
9780813050966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060644.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This volume represents the multifaceted nature of Abraham Lincoln’s presidency and offers a glimpse of Civil War America in the North. Taken together these essays are intended for a general audience ... More

Water and African American MemoryAn Ecocritical Perspective

Water and African American Memory: An Ecocritical Perspective

Anissa Janine Wardi

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037455
eISBN:
9780813042343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037455.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This book contributes to the fields of African American, ecocritical, and literary studies, as it offers a sustained treatise on watercourses in the African American expressive tradition. It builds ... More

We are ImazighenThe Development of Algerian Berber Identity in Twentieth-Century Literature and Culture

We are Imazighen: The Development of Algerian Berber Identity in Twentieth-Century Literature and Culture

Fazia Aïtel

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813049397
eISBN:
9780813050164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049397.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

We Are Imazighen: The Development of Algerian Berber Identity in Twentieth-Century Literature and Culture is about the emergence of Berber identity, specifically that of the Kabyles, within the ... More

We Will Always Be HereNative Peoples on Living and Thriving in the South

We Will Always Be Here: Native Peoples on Living and Thriving in the South

Denise E. Bates (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062631
eISBN:
9780813051727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062631.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This collection of first-hand accounts from Native people from across the southeast offers a rare glimpse into the powerful and diverse experiences of a population who have been historically ... More

The Whaling Expedition of the Ulysses
1937–38

The Whaling Expedition of the Ulysses 1937–38

Quentin R. Walsh

P. J. Capelotti (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034799
eISBN:
9780813039688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034799.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In the spring of 1937, Coast Guard Lieutenant Quentin Robert Walsh received a special assignment aboard the whaling factory ship Ulysses. His orders were to monitor the commercial operation's ... More

When Tobacco Was KingFamilies, Farm Labor, and Federal Policy in the Piedmont

When Tobacco Was King: Families, Farm Labor, and Federal Policy in the Piedmont

Evan P. Bennett

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813060149
eISBN:
9780813050591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060149.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book explores the history of tobacco agriculture in the Piedmont region of Virginia and North Carolina since Emancipation in 1865. Focusing on the transformations in labor—the tasks of growing ... More

White Sand Black BeachCivil Rights, Public Space, and Miami's Virginia Key

White Sand Black Beach: Civil Rights, Public Space, and Miami's Virginia Key

Gregory W. Bush

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062648
eISBN:
9780813051628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062648.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The unique story and current state of public space in southern Florida are interwoven with the history of segregation. Virginia Key Beach provides a lens for examining the interaction of notions of ... 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

Who's Afraid of Bernard Shaw?Some Personalities in Shaw's Plays

Who's Afraid of Bernard Shaw?: Some Personalities in Shaw's Plays

Stanley Weintraub

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037264
eISBN:
9780813041544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037264.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

People known to Bernard Shaw had every reason to fear becoming recognizable characters in his plays. Whether from history, literature, or his own crowded career, Shaw's relationships to real or ... More

Who's Afraid of James Joyce?

Who's Afraid of James Joyce?

Karen R. Lawrence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034775
eISBN:
9780813038612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034775.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The development of Joycean studies into a respected and very large subdiscipline of modernist studies can be traced to the work of several important scholars. Among those who did the most to document ... More

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