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Decolonization in St. LuciaPolitics and Global Neoliberalism, 1945-2010

Decolonization in St. Lucia: Politics and Global Neoliberalism, 1945-2010

Tennyson S. D. Joseph

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031175
eISBN:
9781617031182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031175.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book builds upon current research on the anticolonial and nationalist experience in the Caribbean. It explores the impact of global transformation upon the independent experience of St. Lucia ... More

Ethnic Heritage in MississippiThe Twentieth Century

Ethnic Heritage in Mississippi: The Twentieth Century

Shana Walton and Barbara Carpenter (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032622
eISBN:
9781617032639
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032622.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Throughout its history, Mississippi has seen a small, steady stream of immigrants, and those identities—sometimes submerged, sometimes hidden—have helped shape the state in important ways. Amid ... More

Germans and African AmericansTwo Centuries of Exchange

Germans and African Americans: Two Centuries of Exchange

Larry A. Greene and Anke Ortlepp (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737844
eISBN:
9781604737851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737844.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book examines the relationship between African Americans and one country, Germany. Germans and African Americans encountered one another within the context of their national identities and group ... More

Haiti and the Americas

Haiti and the Americas

Carla Calarge, Raphael Dalleo, and Luis Duno-Gottberg (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037573
eISBN:
9781621039334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037573.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Haiti has long played an important role in the global perception of the western hemisphere, but ideas about it often appear paradoxical. Is it a land of tyranny and oppression or a beacon of freedom ... More

A Hard Rain FellSDS and Why it Failed

A Hard Rain Fell: SDS and Why it Failed

David Barber

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110171
eISBN:
9781604733051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110171.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

By the spring of 1969, Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) had reached its zenith as the largest, most radical movement of white youth in American history—a genuine New Left. Yet less than a year ... More

Hurricane KatrinaThe Mississippi Story

Hurricane Katrina: The Mississippi Story

James Patterson Smith

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617030239
eISBN:
9781617030246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617030239.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This book presents an account of the impact of Hurricane Katrina on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Rooted in oral histories, it tells the dramatic but underreported story of a people who confronted the ... More

In the Lion's MouthBlack Populism in the New South, 1886-1900

In the Lion's Mouth: Black Populism in the New South, 1886-1900

Omar H. Ali

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737783
eISBN:
9781604737806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737783.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Following the collapse of Reconstruction in 1877, African Americans organized a movement—distinct from the white Populist movement—in the South and parts of the Midwest for economic and political ... More

Inventing George WhitefieldRace, Revivalism, and the Making of a Religious Icon

Inventing George Whitefield: Race, Revivalism, and the Making of a Religious Icon

Jessica M. Parr

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628461985
eISBN:
9781626744998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461985.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In 1770, English missionary George Whitefield died in Newburyport, Massachusetts. His death marked the start of a complex legacy that in many ways rendered Whitefield more powerful and influential in ... More

Island at WarPuerto Rico in the Crucible of the Second World War

Island at War: Puerto Rico in the Crucible of the Second World War

Jorge Rodríguez "Beruff and José L. Bolivar "Fresneda (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628461640
eISBN:
9781626745674
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461640.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The Caribbean played an important military and strategic role during the Second World War that has not been sufficiently acknowledged in the numerous studies of that global conflict. They generally ... More

James Z. GeorgeMississippi's Great Commoner

James Z. George: Mississippi's Great Commoner

Timothy B. Smith

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032318
eISBN:
9781617032325
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032318.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

“When the Mississippi school boy is asked who is called the ‘Great Commoner’ of public life in his State,” wrote Mississippi’s premier historian Dunbar Rowland in 1901, “he will unhesitatingly answer ... More

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