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Freedom for WomenForging the Women's Liberation Movement, 1953-1970

Freedom for Women: Forging the Women's Liberation Movement, 1953-1970

Carol Giardina

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034560
eISBN:
9780813039329
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034560.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In this first-hand history of the contemporary Women's Liberation Movement (WLM), the book argues against the prevalent belief that the movement grew out of frustrations over the male chauvinism ... More

Freedom's PragmatistLyndon Johnson and Civil Rights

Freedom's Pragmatist: Lyndon Johnson and Civil Rights

Sylvia Ellis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044569
eISBN:
9780813046174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044569.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

History has labelled Lyndon B. Johnson “Lincoln's successor.” But how did a southern president representing a predominantly conservative state, with connections to some of the nation's leading ... More

From Africa to JamaicaThe Making of an Atlantic Slave Society, 17751807

From Africa to Jamaica: The Making of an Atlantic Slave Society, 17751807

Audra A. Diptee

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034829
eISBN:
9780813038414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034829.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Rich with historical sketches of the life and experiences of slaves in Africa, on slave ships, and in Jamaica, this book illustrates the way enslaved Africans lived and helped to shape Jamaican ... More

From Douglass to DuvalierU.S. African Americans, Haiti, and Pan Americanism, 18701964

From Douglass to Duvalier: U.S. African Americans, Haiti, and Pan Americanism, 18701964

Millery Polyne

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034720
eISBN:
9780813039534
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034720.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Haiti has long been both a source of immense pride—because of the Haitian Revolution—and of profound disappointment—because of the unshakable realities of poverty, political instability, and ... More

From Sit-Ins to SNCCThe Student Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s

From Sit-Ins to SNCC: The Student Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s

Iwan Morgan and Philip Davies (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041513
eISBN:
9780813043883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041513.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book examines the emergence of the student civil rights movement in the sit-in protests of 1960 against the South's system of racial segregation and the development of that movement in the ... More

From Sun Cities to the VillagesA History of Active Adult, Age-restricted Communities

From Sun Cities to the Villages: A History of Active Adult, Age-restricted Communities

Judith Ann Trolander

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036045
eISBN:
9780813038988
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036045.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Youngtown, Arizona, opened in 1954 and was the first development community to have a minimum age requirement (then 65) and to ban underage children as permanent residents. Developer Del Webb unveiled ... More

From Yellow Dog Democrats to Red State RepublicansFlorida and Its Politics since 1940

From Yellow Dog Democrats to Red State Republicans: Florida and Its Politics since 1940

David R. Colburn

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044859
eISBN:
9780813046372
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044859.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This substantially revised new edition depicts the transformation of Florida, beginning with World War II and spanning Republican Rick Scott's first term as Governor of the state in 2012. Following a ... More

Georgia Democrats, the Civil Rights Movement, and the Shaping of the New South

Georgia Democrats, the Civil Rights Movement, and the Shaping of the New South

Tim S. R. Boyd

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037653
eISBN:
9780813042152
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037653.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The prevailing narrative of post-1945 southern politics, both among scholars and in the media, is that the rise of the Republican Party in the South can be attributed to the national Democratic Party ... More

Hard Labor and Hard TimeFlorida's "Sunshine Prison" and Chain Gangs

Hard Labor and Hard Time: Florida's "Sunshine Prison" and Chain Gangs

Vivien M. L. Miller

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813039855
eISBN:
9780813043760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039855.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During the first half of the 20th century, Florida prisoners were divided into two categories: Grade 1 prisoners were sent to the chain gangs to build the roads and highways that brought settlers and ... More

The Having of Negroes Is Become a BurdenThe Quaker Struggle to Free Slaves in Revolutionary North Carolina

The Having of Negroes Is Become a Burden: The Quaker Struggle to Free Slaves in Revolutionary North Carolina

Michael Crawford

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034706
eISBN:
9780813038346
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034706.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book presents the compelling story of colonial manumission movements among North Carolina Quakers. Embedding complete primary documents within the context of a personal interpretive analysis, ... More

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