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Robert R. Church Jr. and the African American Political Struggle

Robert R. Church Jr. and the African American Political Struggle

Darius J. Young

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813056272
eISBN:
9780813058061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056272.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book examines the life and career of Robert R. Church Jr., who grew up the son of the first black millionaire in Memphis, Tennessee, and would eventually surpass his father’s notoriety as the ... More

Detain and PunishHaitian Refugees and the Rise of the World's Largest Immigration Detention System

Detain and Punish: Haitian Refugees and the Rise of the World's Largest Immigration Detention System

Carl Lindskoog

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781683400400
eISBN:
9781683400660
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400400.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In Detain and Punish, Carl Lindskoog provides the first in-depth history of immigration detention in the United States. Employing extensive archival research to document the origins and development ... More

Reconsidering Southern Labor HistoryRace, Class, and Power

Reconsidering Southern Labor History: Race, Class, and Power

Matthew Hild and Keri Leigh Merritt (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813056975
eISBN:
9780813053752
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056975.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Reconsidering Southern Labor History: Race, Class, and Power presents fresh and original scholarship that reexamines and reinterprets the field. The first collection of essays on southern labor ... 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

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

Voices of Civil Rights LawyersReflections from the Deep South, 1964–1980

Voices of Civil Rights Lawyers: Reflections from the Deep South, 1964–1980

Kent Spriggs (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054322
eISBN:
9780813053134
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054322.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Twenty-six contributors tell their stories about being civil rights lawyers in the Deep South. A thematic structure is employed to reflect these stories. Ten of the stories describe how children of ... More

Home FrontNorth Carolina during World War II

Home Front: North Carolina during World War II

Julian M. Pleasants

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054254
eISBN:
9780813053028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054254.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Home Front tells about the extraordinary transformation of North Carolina as a result of World War II. Emphasis is on the large number of military bases; selective service; rationing and the sale of ... More

The Liberal Consensus ReconsideredAmerican Politics and Society in the Postwar Era

The Liberal Consensus Reconsidered: American Politics and Society in the Postwar Era

Robert Mason and Iwan Morgan (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054261
eISBN:
9780813053233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054261.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The paradigm of the “liberal consensus” has critically shaped scholarly understanding of the United States during the two decades after World War II. Both influential and controversial, it remains ... More

Making Modern FloridaHow the Spirit of Reform Shaped a New State Constitution

Making Modern Florida: How the Spirit of Reform Shaped a New State Constitution

Mary E. Adkins

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062853
eISBN:
9780813051802
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062853.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Making Modern Florida fills a gap in the scholarship and literature by examining how Florida’s Constitution was revised in 1968. The changes and growth churning through Florida in the mid-twentieth ... More

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