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Builders of a New SouthMerchants, Capital, and the Remaking of Natchez, 1865-1914

Builders of a New South: Merchants, Capital, and the Remaking of Natchez, 1865-1914

Aaron D. Anderson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036675
eISBN:
9781621030591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036675.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book describes how, between 1865 and 1914, ten Natchez mercantile families emerged as leading purveyors in the wholesale plantation supply and cotton handling business, and soon became a ... More

Calling Out LibertyThe Stono Slave Rebellion and the Universal Struggle for Human Rights

Calling Out Liberty: The Stono Slave Rebellion and the Universal Struggle for Human Rights

Jack Shuler

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732733
eISBN:
9781604734737
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732733.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

On Sunday, September 9, 1739, twenty Kongolese slaves armed themselves by breaking into a storehouse near the Stono River south of Charleston, South Carolina. They killed twenty-three white ... More

Caribbean VisionaryA. R. F. Webber and the Making of the Guyanese Nation

Caribbean Visionary: A. R. F. Webber and the Making of the Guyanese Nation

Selwyn R. Cudjoe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731064
eISBN:
9781604733327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731064.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book traces the life of Albert Raymond Forbes Webber (1880–1932), a distinguished Caribbean scholar, statesman, legislator, and novelist. Using Webber as a lens, it outlines the Guyanese ... More

The Case against Afrocentrism

The Case against Afrocentrism

Tunde Adeleke

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732931
eISBN:
9781604732948
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732931.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Postcolonial discourses on African Diaspora history and relations have traditionally focused intensely on highlighting the common experiences and links between black Africans and African Americans. ... More

The Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi

The Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi

Ted Ownby (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039331
eISBN:
9781626740037
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039331.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Based on new research and combining multiple scholarly approaches, this book’s chapters tell new stories about the civil rights movement in the state most resistant to change. Chapters raise ... More

Civil War Humor

Civil War Humor

Cameron C. Nickels

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737479
eISBN:
9781621032106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737479.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book examines the various forms of comedic popular artifacts produced in America from 1861 to 1865, and looks at how wartime humor was created, disseminated, and received by both sides of the ... More

The Civil War in MississippiMajor Campaigns and Battles

The Civil War in Mississippi: Major Campaigns and Battles

Michael B. Ballard

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604738421
eISBN:
9781604738438
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604738421.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

From the first Union attack on Vicksburg in the spring of 1862 through Benjamin Grierson’s last raid through Mississippi in late 1864 and early 1865, this book traces the campaigns, fighting, and ... More

Count Them One by OneBlack Mississippians Fighting for the Right to Vote

Count Them One by One: Black Mississippians Fighting for the Right to Vote

Gordon A., Jr. Martin

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737899
eISBN:
9781604737905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737899.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Forrest County, Mississippi, became a focal point of the civil rights movement when, in 1961, the United States Justice Department filed a lawsuit against its voting registrar Theron Lynd. While ... More

Critical Interventions in Caribbean Politics and Theory

Critical Interventions in Caribbean Politics and Theory

Brian Meeks

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781628461213
eISBN:
9781626740679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461213.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book reflects on Caribbean politics, particularly radical politics and ideologies in the postcolonial era. The book also explains the peculiarities of the contemporary neoliberal period while ... More

Crusades for FreedomMemphis and the Political Transformation of the American South

Crusades for Freedom: Memphis and the Political Transformation of the American South

G. Wayne Dowdy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734232
eISBN:
9781604734249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734232.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

During the first half of the twentieth century, the city of Memphis was governed by the Shelby County Democratic Party controlled by Edward Hull Crump, described by Time as “the most absolute ... More

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