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Winning While LosingCivil Rights, the Conservative Movement, and the Presidency from Nixon to Obama

Winning While Losing: Civil Rights, the Conservative Movement, and the Presidency from Nixon to Obama

Kenneth Osgood and Derrick E. White (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049083
eISBN:
9780813046976
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049083.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Winning While Losing: Civil Rights, the Conservative Movement, and the Presidency from Nixon to Obama examines various strategies presidents have used to either limit, expand, or maintain civil ... More

Worldview, the Orichas, and SanteríaAfrica to Cuba and Beyond

Worldview, the Orichas, and Santería: Africa to Cuba and Beyond

Mercedes Cros Sandoval

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813030203
eISBN:
9780813039565
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030203.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This introduction to the Afro-Cuban religion called Santería explores how it emerged and developed in Cuba out of transplanted Yoruba beliefs, and continues to spread and adjust to changing times and ... More

Yo Soy NegroBlackness in Peru

Yo Soy Negro: Blackness in Peru

Tanya Marie Golash-Boza

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035741
eISBN:
9780813038490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035741.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book addresses what it means to be black in Peru. Based on extensive ethnographic work in the country and informed by more than 80 interviews with Peruvians of African descent, this study ... More

Zephaniah Kingsley Jr. and the Atlantic WorldSlave Trader, Plantation Owner, Emancipator

Zephaniah Kingsley Jr. and the Atlantic World: Slave Trader, Plantation Owner, Emancipator

Daniel L. Schafer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044620
eISBN:
9780813046341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044620.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Zephaniah Kingsley Jr., 1765–1843, was born in England, reared in Charleston, South Carolina during the American Revolution, and moved to British New Brunswick when his merchant father was banished ... More

Zora Neale Hurston's Final Decade

Zora Neale Hurston's Final Decade

Virginia Lynn Moylan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813035789
eISBN:
9780813046228
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035789.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book draws on archival and community census reports, new interviews with Hurston’s contemporaries, numerous correspondence, and diligent research to fill in the missing pieces of Hurston’s life ... More

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