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Global Garveyism

Global Garveyism

Adam Ewing

Ronald J. Stephens (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813056210
eISBN:
9780813058030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056210.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Garveyism was carried across the globe following the First World War, generating the largest mass movement in the history of the African diaspora. Throughout Africa and Europe, the Americas and ... More

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

Florida and the 2016 Election of Donald J. Trump

Florida and the 2016 Election of Donald J. Trump

Matthew T. Corrigan and Michael Binder (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813056234
eISBN:
9780813058047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056234.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In one of the surprising US presidential elections in recent history, the Florida played a central role in the election of reality/star businessman Donald Trump.This book examines the importance of ... More

Fugitive Slaves and Spaces of Freedom in North America

Fugitive Slaves and Spaces of Freedom in North America

Damian Alan Pargas (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056036
eISBN:
9780813053806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056036.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Fugitive Slaves and Spaces of Freedom in North America examines and contrasts the experiences of various groups of African-American slaves who tried to escape bondage between the revolutionary era ... 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

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

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

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

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