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Wednesdays in MississippiProper Ladies Working for Radical Change, Freedom Summer 1964

Wednesdays in Mississippi: Proper Ladies Working for Radical Change, Freedom Summer 1964

Debbie Z. Harwell

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628460957
eISBN:
9781626740556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460957.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

When you think about civil rights activists, do you picture middle-aged, middle-class northern women in white gloves and tidy dresses meeting for coffee with their southern counterparts? This book ... More

West African Drumming and Dance in North American UniversitiesAn Ethnomusicological Perspective

West African Drumming and Dance in North American Universities: An Ethnomusicological Perspective

George Worlasi Kwasi Dor

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617039140
eISBN:
9781621039952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039140.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

More than twenty universities and twenty other colleges in North America (USA and Canada) offer performance courses on West African ethnic dance drumming. Since its inception in 1964 at both UCLA and ... More

Wide Awake in SlumberlandFantasy, Mass Culture, and Modernism in the Art of Winsor McCay

Wide Awake in Slumberland: Fantasy, Mass Culture, and Modernism in the Art of Winsor McCay

Katherine Roeder

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617039607
eISBN:
9781626740112
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039607.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Cartoonist Winsor McCay is rightfully celebrated for the skillful draftmanship and inventive design sense he displayed in the comic strips Little Nemo in Slumberland and Dream of the Rarebit Fiend. ... More

William F. Winter and the New MississippiA Biography

William F. Winter and the New Mississippi: A Biography

Charles C. Bolton

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037870
eISBN:
9781621039488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037870.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

For more than six decades, William F. Winter (b. 1923) has been one of the most recognizable public figures in Mississippi. His political career spanned the 1940s through the early 1980s, from his ... More

Witness to ReconstructionConstance Fenimore Woolson and the Postbellum South, 1873-1894

Witness to Reconstruction: Constance Fenimore Woolson and the Postbellum South, 1873-1894

Kathleen Diffley (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617030253
eISBN:
9781617030260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617030253.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In the wake of the Civil War, Constance Fenimore Woolson became one of the first northern observers to linger in the defeated states from Virginia to Florida. Born in New Hampshire in 1840 and raised ... More

Wolf TracksPopular Art and Re-Africanization in Twentieth-Century Panama

Wolf Tracks: Popular Art and Re-Africanization in Twentieth-Century Panama

Peter Szok

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032431
eISBN:
9781617032448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032431.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

Popular art is a masculine and working-class genre, associated with Panama’s black population. Its practitioners are self-taught, commercial painters, whose high-toned designs, vibrant portraits, and ... More

Women and the Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965

Women and the Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965

Davis W. Houck and David E. Dixon (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731071
eISBN:
9781604737608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731071.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Historians have long agreed that women—black and white—were instrumental in shaping the civil rights movement. Until recently, though, such claims have not been supported by easily accessed texts of ... More

Women Artists of the Harlem Renaissance

Women Artists of the Harlem Renaissance

Amy Helene Kirschke (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628460339
eISBN:
9781626740488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460339.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Female artists of the Harlem Renaissance dealt with issues that were unique to both their gender and their race. They experienced racial prejudice, which limited their ability to obtain training and ... More

Women Pioneers of the Louisiana Environmental Movement

Women Pioneers of the Louisiana Environmental Movement

Peggy Frankland and Susan Tucker

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037726
eISBN:
9781621039402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037726.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This book provides a window onto the passion and significance of thirty-eight committed individuals who led a grassroots movement in a socially conservative state. It comprises oral history ... More

Writing Women's HistoryA Tribute to Anne Firor Scott

Writing Women's History: A Tribute to Anne Firor Scott

Elizabeth Anne Payne (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031731
eISBN:
9781617031748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031731.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Anne Firor Scott’s The Southern Lady: From Pedestal to Politics, 1830–1930 stirred a keen interest among historians in both the approach and message of her book. Using women’s diaries, letters, and ... More

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