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Cold War IIHollywood's Renewed Obsession with Russia

Cold War II: Hollywood's Renewed Obsession with Russia

Tatiana Prorokova-Konrad (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496831095
eISBN:
9781496831149
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496831095.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Today, Hollywood cinema has made a striking turn regarding its portrayals of Russians, returning to the images of the Cold War. To explore the reasons for this sudden renewed interest in the Cold ... More

DamagedMusicality and Race in Early American Punk

Damaged: Musicality and Race in Early American Punk

Evan Rapport

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496831217
eISBN:
9781496831262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496831217.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

From the late 1960s to the early 1980s, American punk developed as a distinct musical style that reflected the tremendous upheaval in American society during this period. Raw and direct, punk ... More

French on Shifting GroundCultural and Coastal Erosion in South Louisiana

French on Shifting Ground: Cultural and Coastal Erosion in South Louisiana

Nathalie Dajko

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496830647
eISBN:
9781496830975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830647.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

French on Shifting Ground introduces readers to the lower Lafourche Basin, Louisiana, where the land, a language, and a way of life are at risk due to climate change, environmental disaster, and ... More

Reconsidering Flannery O'Connor

Reconsidering Flannery O'Connor

Alison Arant and Jordan Cofer (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496831798
eISBN:
9781496831842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496831798.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Flannery O’Connor’s work can be unsettling to read, inviting a wide range of responses because of her peculiar mixture of violence, grace, and humor. However, a few persistent readerly habits have ... More

RediasporizationAfrican-Guyanese Kweh-Kweh

Rediasporization: African-Guyanese Kweh-Kweh

Gillian Richards-Greaves

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496831156
eISBN:
9781496831200
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496831156.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book examines how African-Guyanese in New York City participate in the Come to My Kwe-Kwe ritual to facilitate rediasporization, that is, the creation of a newer diaspora from an existing one. ... More

Chaos and CompromiseThe Evolution of the Mississippi Budgeting Process

Chaos and Compromise: The Evolution of the Mississippi Budgeting Process

Brian A. Pugh

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496830197
eISBN:
9781496830234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830197.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book explains how Mississippi’s budget making process evolved and examines legislation and litigation, as well as those legislators and governors responsible for developing this process. This ... More

Groove TheoryThe Blues Foundation of Funk

Groove Theory: The Blues Foundation of Funk

Tony Bolden

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496830524
eISBN:
9781496830593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830524.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Tony Bolden presents an innovative history of funk music focused on the performers, regarding them as intellectuals who fashioned a new aesthetic. Utilizing musicology, literary studies, performance ... More

Harmony and NormalizationUS-Cuban Musical Diplomacy

Harmony and Normalization: US-Cuban Musical Diplomacy

Timothy P. Storhoff

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496830876
eISBN:
9781496830920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830876.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Harmony and Normalization explores cultural relations between Cuba and the United States during the Presidency of Barack Obama, who restored diplomatic relations with the island. Musical exchanges ... More

No Future in This CountryThe Prophetic Pessimism of Bishop Henry McNeal Turner

No Future in This Country: The Prophetic Pessimism of Bishop Henry McNeal Turner

Andre E. Johnson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496830708
eISBN:
9781496830678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830708.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

No Future in This Country: The Prophetic Pessimism of Bishop Henry McNeal Turner is a rhetorical history of the public career of Bishop Turner during a critical point in American history—from ... More

SEE! HEAR! CUT! KILL!Experiencing Friday the 13th

SEE! HEAR! CUT! KILL!: Experiencing Friday the 13th

Wickham Clayton

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496830319
eISBN:
9781496830357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830319.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

SEE! HEAR! CUT! KILL!: Experiencing Friday the 13th, is the first book entirely devoted to the analysis of the Friday the 13th franchise. The story a film tells is usually filtered through a ... More

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