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The Bioarchaeology of the Human HeadDecapitation, Decoration, and Deformation

The Bioarchaeology of the Human Head: Decapitation, Decoration, and Deformation

Michelle Bonogofsky (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813035567
eISBN:
9780813041766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035567.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Featuring a wealth of case studies on human skulls recovered from ethnographic and archaeological contexts around the world, this book focuses on the question of whose skulls and heads were collected ... More

The Bioarchaeology of Violence

The Bioarchaeology of Violence

Debra L. Martin and Ryan P. Harrod (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041506
eISBN:
9780813043876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041506.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Bioarchaeology provides a body of theory, method, and data to investigate the origins and evolution of social violence in human groups going back in time for thousands of years. Case studies from ... More

Black Art in BrazilExpressions of Identity

Black Art in Brazil: Expressions of Identity

Kimberly L. Cleveland

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044767
eISBN:
9780813046457
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044767.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Black Art in Brazil explores the work of five artists from different regions of Brazil—Abdias do Nascimento, Ronaldo Rego, Eustáquio Neves, Ayrson Heráclito, and Rosana Paulino—against the wider ... More

Black Labor Migration in Caribbean Guatemala, 1882–1923

Black Labor Migration in Caribbean Guatemala, 1882–1923

Frederick Douglass Opie

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033716
eISBN:
9780813038735
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033716.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In the late 19th century, many Central American governments and countries sought to fill low-paying jobs and develop their economies by recruiting black American and West Indian laborers. This book ... More

Black LegaciesRace and the European Middle Ages

Black Legacies: Race and the European Middle Ages

Lynn T. Ramey

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813060071
eISBN:
9780813050478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060071.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Bringing far-removed time periods into startling conversation, this book argues that certain attitudes and practices present in Europe's Middle Ages were foundational in the development of the ... More

Black Manhood and Community Building in North Carolina, 1900–1930

Black Manhood and Community Building in North Carolina, 1900–1930

Angela Hornsby-Gutting

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032931
eISBN:
9780813039404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032931.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Historical treatments of race during the early 20th century have generally focused on black women's activism. Leading books about the disenfranchisement era hint that black men withdrew from ... More

Black Power in DixieA Political History of African Americans in Atlanta

Black Power in Dixie: A Political History of African Americans in Atlanta

Alton Hornsby Jr.

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032825
eISBN:
9780813038537
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032825.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Atlanta stands out among southern cities for many reasons, not least of which is the role African Americans have played in local politics. This book studies black politics in the city. From ... More

Black Power in the Caribbean

Black Power in the Caribbean

Kate Quinn (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049090
eISBN:
9780813046693
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049090.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book provides a regional and comparative analysis of the origins, development, and legacies of the Black Power movement in the Caribbean in the turbulent decades of the 1960s and 1970s. Black ... More

Black Well-BeingHealth and Selfhood in Antebellum Black Literature

Black Well-Being: Health and Selfhood in Antebellum Black Literature

Andrea Stone

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062570
eISBN:
9780813051604
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062570.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Black Well-Being analyzes conflicting, oftentimes messy, articulations of black selfhood. From the classical healthy mind-in-body ideal to the disabled physique, the portrayals of black physicality ... More

Black Women in the Ivory Tower, 1850–1954An Intellectual History

Black Women in the Ivory Tower, 1850–1954: An Intellectual History

Stephanie Y. Evans

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032689
eISBN:
9780813039299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032689.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book chronicles the stories of African American women who struggled for and won access to formal education, beginning in 1850, when Lucy Stanton, a student at Oberlin College, earned the first ... More

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