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Between Washington and Du BoisThe Racial Politics of James Edward Shepard

Between Washington and Du Bois: The Racial Politics of James Edward Shepard

Reginald K. Ellis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813056609
eISBN:
9780813053516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056609.001.0001
Subject:
History, African History

The purpose of this manuscript is threefold. First, it will serve as a cultural biography of Dr. James Edward Shepard and the National Religious Training Institute and Chautauqua for the Negro Race ... More

Borderland NarrativesNegotiation and Accommodation in North America's Contested Spaces, 1500-1850

Borderland Narratives: Negotiation and Accommodation in North America's Contested Spaces, 1500-1850

Andrew K. Frank and A. Glenn Crothers (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054957
eISBN:
9780813053400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054957.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This collection of original essays extends the concept of boderlands—as both a process and place—to geographic places and topics not usually considered in this realm. This includes African slavery, ... More

Everybody's ProblemThe War on Poverty in Eastern North Carolina

Everybody's Problem: The War on Poverty in Eastern North Carolina

Karen M. Hawkins

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054971
eISBN:
9780813053424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054971.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Everybody’s Problem: The War on Poverty in Eastern North Carolina puts forward a new and broader understanding of the factors that contributed to declining poverty rates during the 1960s and beyond. ... More

The President and American Capitalism Since 1945

The President and American Capitalism Since 1945

Mark H. Rose and Roger Biles (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813056524
eISBN:
9780813053455
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056524.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This anthology contributes to the literature on the history of capitalism and connects the fields of political history, business history, and presidential studies. The essays demonstrate the ... More

Queering the Redneck RivieraSexuality and the Rise of Florida Tourism

Queering the Redneck Riviera: Sexuality and the Rise of Florida Tourism

Jerry T. Watkins III

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813056913
eISBN:
9780813053684
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056913.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

After World War II, increasing numbers of southerners began populating the beaches of North Florida thanks to expanding automobility, better roads, and the new civic virtue: leisure spending. This ... More

Race, Place, and MemoryDeep Currents in Wilmington, North Carolina

Race, Place, and Memory: Deep Currents in Wilmington, North Carolina

Margaret M. Mulrooney

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813054926
eISBN:
9780813053462
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054926.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

A revealing work of public history that shows how communities remember their pasts in different ways to fit specific narratives, Race, Place, and Memory charts the ebb and flow of racial violence in ... More

War Owl FallingInnovation, Creativity, and Culture Change in Ancient Maya Society

War Owl Falling: Innovation, Creativity, and Culture Change in Ancient Maya Society

Markus Eberl

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813056555
eISBN:
9780813053486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056555.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Innovation causes change. Indeed, modern Western societies see it as a crucial asset to advance. But can it also explain change in ancient societies? This book approaches material change as a crucial ... More

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