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The Citizenship Education Program and Black Women's Political Culture

The Citizenship Education Program and Black Women's Political Culture

Deanna M. Gillespie

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780813066943
eISBN:
9780813067155
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066943.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book details how African American women used lessons in basic literacy to crack the foundation of white supremacy and sow seeds for collective action during the civil rights movement. Deanna ... More

Teaching HaitiStrategies for Creating New Narratives

Teaching Haiti: Strategies for Creating New Narratives

Cécile Accilien and Valérie K. Orlando (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781683402107
eISBN:
9781683402978
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683402107.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This volume is the first to focus on teaching about Haiti’s complex history and culture from a multidisciplinary perspective. Making broad connections between Haiti and the rest of the Caribbean, ... More

People PowerHistory, Organizing, and Larry Goodwyn's Democratic Vision in the Twenty-First Century

People Power: History, Organizing, and Larry Goodwyn's Democratic Vision in the Twenty-First Century

Wesley C. Hogan and Paul Ortiz (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780813066912
eISBN:
9780813067193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066912.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Featuring contributions from leading scholar-activists, People Power demonstrates how the lessons of history can inform the building of new social justice movements today. This volume is inspired by ... More

Political Thought and the Origins of the American Presidency

Political Thought and the Origins of the American Presidency

Ben Lowe (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780813066813
eISBN:
9780813067018
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066813.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This volume examines the political ideas behind the construction of the presidency in the U.S. Constitution, as well as how these ideas were implemented by the nation’s early presidents. The framers ... More

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

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

TampaImpressions of an Emigrant

Tampa: Impressions of an Emigrant

Translated by Wenceslao Gálvez y Delmonte

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066639
eISBN:
9780813058788
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066639.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Tampa: Impressions of an Emigrant is a translation of Tampa: impresiones de emigrante written by Cuban author Wenceslao Gálvez y Delmonte, published in 1897 in Ybor City, Tampa, Florida, translated ... More

Chesterfield Smith, America's Lawyer

Chesterfield Smith, America's Lawyer

Mary E. Adkins

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066660
eISBN:
9780813058856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066660.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chesterfield Smith was one of the boldest lawyers of the twentieth century. A child of a poor, broken household but also a child of a politically connected family, Smith grew up aimless. His World ... More

Sisterly NetworksFifty Years of Southern Women's Histories

Sisterly Networks: Fifty Years of Southern Women's Histories

Catherine Clinton (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066615
eISBN:
9780813058764
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066615.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Tracing the development of the field of southern women’s history over the past half century, Sisterly Networks shows how pioneering feminists laid the foundation for a strong community of sister ... More

Lunar OutfittersMaking the Apollo Space Suit

Lunar Outfitters: Making the Apollo Space Suit

Bill Ayrey

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066578
eISBN:
9780813058849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066578.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Lunar Outfitters chronicles the history of the Apollo space suit and how it was developed and produced. It focuses on the employees of ILC Industries, the maker of these lunar suits, and highlights ... More

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