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Drug Trafficking, Organized Crime, and Violence in the Americas Today

Drug Trafficking, Organized Crime, and Violence in the Americas Today

Bruce M. Bagley and Jonathan D. Rosen (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060682
eISBN:
9780813050935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060682.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book examines the major trends in drug trafficking and organized crime in the Americas in the twenty-first century. We have compiled a list of leading experts in the field. The book explores ... More

Embracing ProtestantismBlack Identities in the Atlantic World

Embracing Protestantism: Black Identities in the Atlantic World

John W. Catron

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061634
eISBN:
9780813051086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061634.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Embracing Protestantism argues that people of African descent in America who embraced Protestant Christianity during the eighteenth century did not become African Americans, but rather came to think ... More

Endgame for EmpireBritish-Creek Relations in Georgia and Vicinity, 1763-1776

Endgame for Empire: British-Creek Relations in Georgia and Vicinity, 1763-1776

John T. Juricek

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060743
eISBN:
9780813050881
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060743.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In 1763 the British government rejoiced that it had driven the French and Spanish from eastern North America, but knew that part of the cost was more conflict with Indians. Native grievances focused ... More

Entangling Migration HistoryBorderlands and Transnationalism in the United States and Canada

Entangling Migration History: Borderlands and Transnationalism in the United States and Canada

Benjamin Bryce and Alexander Freund (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060736
eISBN:
9780813050898
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060736.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

The essays in this volume challenge traditional approaches to migration history and actual migration policies. The editors and authors bring into conversation three approaches: transnationalism, ... More

Excavating MemorySites of Remembering and Forgetting

Excavating Memory: Sites of Remembering and Forgetting

Maria Theresia Starzmann and John R. Roby (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061603
eISBN:
9780813051222
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061603.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Excavating Memory explores memory as contested social practice in the present rather than as a passive recollection of the past. Through a diverse set of material and discursive strategies, memory is ... More

Extremism in America

Extremism in America

George Michael (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044972
eISBN:
9780813046501
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044972.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Extremism in America examines numerous extremist subcultures in the United States today. Beneath the surface of American politics lies a growing extremist subculture. Although most of the groups that ... More

The Failure of Term Limits in Florida

The Failure of Term Limits in Florida

Kathryn A. DePalo

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060484
eISBN:
9780813050744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060484.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Failure of Term Limits in Florida assesses the impact of term limitations on Florida’s state legislature and provides the theory and history behind the term limits movement. This book argues term ... More

Fifty Years of JusticeA History of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Fifty Years of Justice: A History of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

James M. Denham

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060491
eISBN:
9780813050638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060491.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book is a narrative history of the operations of the U.S. Middle District Court of Florida from its founding in 1962 to the present. The book sets the court in the social, economic, and ... More

Film Noir, American Workers, and Postwar Hollywood

Film Noir, American Workers, and Postwar Hollywood

Dennis Broe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033228
eISBN:
9780813039152
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033228.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Film noir, which flourished in the 1940s and 50s, reflected the struggles and sentiments of post-war America. This book contends that the genre, with its emphasis on dark subject matter, paralleled ... More

Francis Butler SimkinsA Life

Francis Butler Simkins: A Life

James S. Humphreys

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032658
eISBN:
9780813039411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032658.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Few men make their mark in their profession as indelibly as historian Francis Butler Simkins (1897–1966). Known as an eccentric, Simkins is almost as famous for falling asleep while performing his ... More

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