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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

Ain't Scared of Your JailArrest, Imprisonment, and the Civil Rights Movement

Ain't Scared of Your Jail: Arrest, Imprisonment, and the Civil Rights Movement

Zoe A. Colley

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042411
eISBN:
9780813043050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042411.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s, thousands of people were incarcerated in southern jails as a result of their involvement with the civil rights movement. This book follows those activists inside ... More

America's Hundred Years' WarU.S. Expansion to the Gulf Coast and the Fate of the Seminole,
17631858

America's Hundred Years' War: U.S. Expansion to the Gulf Coast and the Fate of the Seminole, 17631858

William S. Belko (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035253
eISBN:
9780813039121
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035253.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Conventional history narratives tell us that in the early years of the Republic, the United States fought three wars against the Seminole Indians and two against the Creeks. However, this book argues ... More

American Coastal Rescue Craft: A Design History of Coastal Rescue Craft Used by the USLSS and Uscg

American Coastal Rescue Craft: A Design History of Coastal Rescue Craft Used by the USLSS and Uscg

William D. Wilkinson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033341
eISBN:
9780813039022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033341.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book provides detailed history and technical design information on every type of small rescue craft ever used by the United States Life-Saving Service and United States Coast Guard, from the ... More

American Railroad Labor and the Genesis of the New Deal, 1919–1935

American Railroad Labor and the Genesis of the New Deal, 1919–1935

Jon R. Huibregtse

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034652
eISBN:
9780813038544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034652.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

American historians tend to believe that labor activism was moribund in the years between the First World War and the New Deal. The book challenges this perspective in this examination of the ... More

The American South and the Atlantic World

The American South and the Atlantic World

Brian Ward, Martyn Bone, and William A. Link (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044378
eISBN:
9780813046471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044378.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This volume showcases, but also interrogates, the value of Atlantic World approaches to the histories and cultures of the American South. Challenging the traditional chronological focus of most ... More

Americanization in the StatesImmigrant Social Welfare Policy, Citizenship, and National Identity in the United States, 19081929

Americanization in the States: Immigrant Social Welfare Policy, Citizenship, and National Identity in the United States, 19081929

Christina A. Ziegler-McPherson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033617
eISBN:
9780813039718
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033617.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In the first decades of the twentieth century, a number of states had bureaus whose responsibility was to help immigrants assimilate into American society. Often described negatively as efforts to ... More

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

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 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 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

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

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

Burning FaithChurch Arson in the American South

Burning Faith: Church Arson in the American South

Christopher B. Strain

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032399
eISBN:
9780813038919
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032399.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the 1990s, churches across the south-eastern United States were targeted and set ablaze. These arsonists predominately targeted African American congregations and captured the attention of the ... 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

Challenge and ChangeRight-Wing Women, Grassroots Activism, and the Baby Boom Generation

Challenge and Change: Right-Wing Women, Grassroots Activism, and the Baby Boom Generation

June Melby Benowitz

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061221
eISBN:
9780813051437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061221.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Challenge of Change focuses on the engagement of right-wing women with the baby boom generation during the period 1950 through the mid-1970s, a time of tremendous change in America. It explores how ... More

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