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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

A Legal History of MississippiRace, Class, and the Struggle for Opportunity

A Legal History of Mississippi: Race, Class, and the Struggle for Opportunity

Joseph A. Ranney

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496822574
eISBN:
9781496822604
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496822574.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Sixty years ago, one historian described state legal history as a “wasteland,” a neglected but vitally important part of American history. Legal histories of individual states are now beginning to ... More

The Know Nothings in Louisiana

The Know Nothings in Louisiana

Marius M. Carriere Jr.

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496816849
eISBN:
9781496816887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496816849.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book examines the Know Nothing party in Louisiana. In the early 1850s, the Whig party disintegrated. Several third party movements appeared in the country. Know Nothings seemed to have a strong ... More

No Small ThingThe 1963 Mississippi Freedom Vote

No Small Thing: The 1963 Mississippi Freedom Vote

William H. Lawson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496816351
eISBN:
9781496816399
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496816351.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

The Mississippi Freedom Vote of 1963 is no small thing. It is a complex historical and rhetorical phenomenon worthy of in-depth analysis. The Mississippi Freedom Vote of 1963 was an integrated ... More

Dream and LegacyDr. Martin Luther King in the Post-Civil Rights Era

Dream and Legacy: Dr. Martin Luther King in the Post-Civil Rights Era

Michael L. Clemons, Donathan L. Brown, and William H. L. Dorsey (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496811844
eISBN:
9781496811882
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496811844.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book examines how Martin Luther King's life and work had a profound, if unpredictable, impact on the course of the United States since the civil rights era. A global icon of freedom, justice, ... 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

Populism in the South RevisitedNew Interpretations and New Departures

Populism in the South Revisited: New Interpretations and New Departures

James M. Beeby (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032257
eISBN:
9781617032332
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032257.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

The Populist Movement was the largest mass movement for political and economic change in the history of the American South until the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s. The Populist ... 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

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

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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