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Slavery and Freedom in the Shenandoah Valley during the Civil War Era

Slavery and Freedom in the Shenandoah Valley during the Civil War Era

Jonathan A. Noyalas

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813066868
eISBN:
9780813067056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066868.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In Slavery and Freedom in the Shenandoah Valley during the Civil War Era, Jonathan Noyalas examines the complexities of life for African Americans in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley from the antebellum ... More

Toward a Global History of Latin America's Revolutionary Left

Toward a Global History of Latin America's Revolutionary Left

Tanya Harmer and Alberto Martín Álvarez (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781683401698
eISBN:
9781683402350
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401698.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Toward a Global History of Latin America’s Revolutionary Left showcases new research on the global reach of Latin American revolutionary movements during the height of the Cold War, mapping out the ... More

Atlantic PassagesRace, Mobility, and Liberian Colonization

Atlantic Passages: Race, Mobility, and Liberian Colonization

Robert Murray

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813066752
eISBN:
9780813067292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066752.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Established by the American Colonization Society in the early nineteenth century as a settlement for free people of color, the West African colony of Liberia is usually seen as an endpoint in the ... More

Chocolate CrisisClimate Change and Other Threats to the Future of Cacao

Chocolate Crisis: Climate Change and Other Threats to the Future of Cacao

Dale Walters

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781683401674
eISBN:
9781683402343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401674.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Chocolate is the center of a massive global industry worth billions of dollars annually, yet its future in our modern world is currently under threat. Here, Dale Walters discusses the problems posed ... More

Revolting ThingsAn Archaeology of Shameful Histories and Repulsive Realities

Revolting Things: An Archaeology of Shameful Histories and Repulsive Realities

Paul R. Mullins

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813066714
eISBN:
9780813058894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066714.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Revolting Things: An Archaeology of Shameful Histories and Repulsive Realities examines a host of material things that induce anxiety, provoke unpleasantness, or simply revolt us. The book is a study ... More

Navigating Life and Work in Old Republic São Paulo

Navigating Life and Work in Old Republic São Paulo

Molly C. Ball

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781683401667
eISBN:
9781683402336
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401667.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book examines the experiences of São Paulo’s diverse working class as they encountered rapid urbanization and industrialization brought on by the coffee boom during Brazil’s Old Republic ... More

Wage-Earning SlavesCoartación in Nineteenth-Century Cuba

Wage-Earning Slaves: Coartación in Nineteenth-Century Cuba

Claudia Varella and Manuel Barcia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781683401650
eISBN:
9781683402329
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401650.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Wage-Earning Slaves is the first systematic study of coartación, a process by which slaves worked toward purchasing their freedom in installments, long recognized as a distinctive feature of certain ... More

Univision, Telemundo, and the Rise of Spanish-Language Television in the United States

Univision, Telemundo, and the Rise of Spanish-Language Television in the United States

Craig Allen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781683401643
eISBN:
9781683402312
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401643.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The first completely researched history of U.S. Spanish-language television traces the rise of two foremost, if widely unrecognized, modern American enterprises—the Spanish-language networks ... More

The Historical Turn in Southeastern Archaeology

The Historical Turn in Southeastern Archaeology

Robbie Ethridge and Eric E. Bowne (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781683401629
eISBN:
9781683402299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401629.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The primary purpose of this edited volume is to formalize as a theory the historical turn in southeastern archaeology (and American archaeology) and provide a number of case studies illustrating the ... More

Finding Balanchine's Lost BalletsExploring the Early Choreography of a Master

Finding Balanchine's Lost Ballets: Exploring the Early Choreography of a Master

Elizabeth Kattner

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066646
eISBN:
9780813058832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066646.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Finding Balanchine’s Lost Ballets: Exploring the Early Choreography of a Master allows the reader to learn about one of the twentieth century’s greatest artists in a way that has not before been ... More

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