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After Freedom SummerHow Race Realigned Mississippi Politics, 1965-1986

After Freedom Summer: How Race Realigned Mississippi Politics, 1965-1986

Chris Danielson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037387
eISBN:
9780813042350
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037387.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book discusses the central role that race played in Mississippi's gradual transition from a Democratic stronghold to a solidly Republican state. Prior to 1965, the state had almost no black ... More

After SlaveryRace, Labor, and Citizenship in the Reconstruction South

After Slavery: Race, Labor, and Citizenship in the Reconstruction South

Bruce E. Baker and Brian Kelly

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044774
eISBN:
9780813046440
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044774.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This is a collection of recent scholarship on the aftermath of US slave emancipation, with a range of contributions from leading scholars in the field (Foner, Holt, Fitzgerald), up-and-coming ... More

Beyond Forty Acres and a MuleAfrican American Landowning Families since Reconstruction

Beyond Forty Acres and a Mule: African American Landowning Families since Reconstruction

Debra Reid and Evan Bennett (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039862
eISBN:
9780813043777
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039862.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Beyond Forty Acres and a Mule focuses on America's most-forgotten farmers: black families that cast their lot on their own land and depended on their own labor in a nation that doubted their right to ... 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 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

Bridging Race DividesBlack Nationalism, Feminism, and Integration in the United States, 1896-1935

Bridging Race Divides: Black Nationalism, Feminism, and Integration in the United States, 1896-1935

Kate Dosset

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031408
eISBN:
9780813039282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031408.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

High-profile rivalries between black male leaders in the early twentieth century have contributed to the view that integrationism and black nationalism were diametrically opposed philosophies shaped ... More

The Business Strategy of Booker T. WashingtonIts Development and Implementation

The Business Strategy of Booker T. Washington: Its Development and Implementation

Michael B. Boston

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034737
eISBN:
9780813038193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034737.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book offers a radical departure from other interpretations of Booker T. Washington by focusing on his business ideas and practices. More specifically, the book examines Washington as an ... More

The Challenge of BlacknessThe Institute of the Black World and Political Activism in the 1970s

The Challenge of Blackness: The Institute of the Black World and Political Activism in the 1970s

Derrick E. White

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037356
eISBN:
9780813041605
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037356.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book examines how the Institute of the Black World (IBW), led by historian, theologian, and political activist Vincent Harding, mobilized Black intellectuals in identifying strategy to continue ... More

Crossing the LineWomen's Interracial Activism in South Carolina during and after World War II

Crossing the Line: Women's Interracial Activism in South Carolina during and after World War II

Cherisse Jones-Branch

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049250
eISBN:
9780813050089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049250.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This study explores how African American and white women in all-female and mixed gender organizations interpreted and dealt with racial issues and how individual women worked against racial injustice ... 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

Freedom and ResistanceA Social History of Black Loyalists in the Bahamas

Freedom and Resistance: A Social History of Black Loyalists in the Bahamas

Christopher Curry

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054476
eISBN:
9780813053110
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054476.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

A popular misconception about the American Revolution is that it was largely contained within the continental boundaries of North America. However, the American Revolution neither ended with the ... 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

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

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

Lincoln's Lost LegacyRepublican Party and the African American Vote, 1928–1952

Lincoln's Lost Legacy: Republican Party and the African American Vote, 1928–1952

Simon Topping

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032283
eISBN:
9780813038971
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032283.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

During the 1930s and 1940s, many African Americans left the Republican Party and joined ranks with the Democrats. Before this time, the few blacks actually able to exercise their franchise ... More

The Maroons of Prospect Bluff and Their Quest for Freedom in the Atlantic World

The Maroons of Prospect Bluff and Their Quest for Freedom in the Atlantic World

Nathaniel Millett

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044545
eISBN:
9780813046426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044545.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The Maroons of Prospect Bluff and their Quest for Freedom in the Atlantic World examines the history of North America's largest-ever maroon community, the so-called Negro Fort. This settlement of ... More

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