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Joe T. Patterson and the White South's DilemmaEvolving Resistance to Black Advancement

Joe T. Patterson and the White South's Dilemma: Evolving Resistance to Black Advancement

Robert E., Jr. Luckett

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781496802699
eISBN:
9781496802736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802699.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

As Mississippi's attorney general from 1956 to 1969, Joe T. Patterson led the legal defense for Jim Crow in the state. He was inaugurated for his first term two months before the launch of the ... More

King Cotton in Modern AmericaA Cultural, Political, and Economic History since 1945

King Cotton in Modern America: A Cultural, Political, and Economic History since 1945

D. Clayton Brown

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737981
eISBN:
9781604737998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737981.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book places the once kingly crop in historical perspective, showing how “cotton culture” was actually part of the larger culture of the United States despite many regarding its cultivation and ... More

The Lakes of PontchartrainTheir History and Environments

The Lakes of Pontchartrain: Their History and Environments

Robert W. Hastings

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732719
eISBN:
9781604734706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732719.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

A vital and volatile part of the New Orleans landscape and lifestyle, the Lake Pontchartrain Basin actually contains three major bodies of water—Lakes Borgne, Pontchartrain, and Maurepas. These make ... More

The Legacy of Eric WilliamsInto the Postcolonial Moment

The Legacy of Eric Williams: Into the Postcolonial Moment

Tanya L. "Shields (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628462425
eISBN:
9781626746985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462425.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book provides an indispensable and significant understanding of Eric Williams’ contributions to the now independent nation of Trinidad and Tobago and his impact on the broader international ... More

Lincoln ApostateThe Matson Slave Case

Lincoln Apostate: The Matson Slave Case

Charles R. McKirdy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604739855
eISBN:
9781604739879
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604739855.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

In 1847, in a small rural courthouse in Coles County, Illinois, Abraham Lincoln represented a Kentucky slave owner named Robert Matson in his attempt to recover a runaway slave woman and her four ... More

Losing GroundIdentity and Land Loss in Coastal Louisiana

Losing Ground: Identity and Land Loss in Coastal Louisiana

David M. Burley

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734881
eISBN:
9781621034971
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734881.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

What is it like to lose your front porch to the ocean? To watch saltwater destroy your favorite fishing holes? To see playgrounds and churches subside and succumb to brackish and rising water? The ... More

Made in MexicoTradition, Tourism, and Political Ferment in Oaxaca

Made in Mexico: Tradition, Tourism, and Political Ferment in Oaxaca

Chris Goertzen

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737967
eISBN:
9781604737974
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737967.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book examines the aesthetic, political, and sociopolitical aspects of tourism in southern Mexico, particularly in the state of Oaxaca. Tourists seeking “authenticity” buy crafts and festival ... More

Making a Way out of No WayAfrican American Women and the Second Great Migration

Making a Way out of No Way: African American Women and the Second Great Migration

Lisa Krissoff Boehm

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732160
eISBN:
9781604733501
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732160.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The Second Great Migration, the movement of African Americans between the South and the North that began in the early 1940s and tapered off in the late 1960s, transformed America. This migration of ... More

Martin Luther King's Biblical EpicHis Final, Great Speech

Martin Luther King's Biblical Epic: His Final, Great Speech

Keith D. Miller

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031083
eISBN:
9781617031090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031083.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In his final speech “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop,” Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his support of African American garbage workers on strike in Memphis. Although some consider this oration his ... More

Mississippi in the Civil WarThe Home Front

Mississippi in the Civil War: The Home Front

Timothy B. Smith

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734294
eISBN:
9781621035411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734294.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This book examines Mississippi’s Civil War defeat by both outside and inside forces. The invading Union army dismantled the state’s political system, infrastructure, economy, and fighting capability. ... More

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