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Breaking the BlockadeThe Bahamas during the Civil War

Breaking the Blockade: The Bahamas during the Civil War

Charles D. Ross

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781496831347
eISBN:
9781496831330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496831347.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

On April 16, 1861, President Abraham Lincoln issued a blockade of the Confederate coastline. The largely agrarian South did not have the industrial base to succeed in a protracted conflict. What it ... More

Racial TerrorismA Rhetorical Investigation of Lynching

Racial Terrorism: A Rhetorical Investigation of Lynching

Marouf A. Hasian Jr. and Nicholas S. Paliewicz

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781496831743
eISBN:
9781496831774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496831743.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book provides readers with a critical rhetorical study of Montgomery, Alabama’s Legacy Museum and National Memorial for Peace and Justice. Using critical genealogical methods, the authors argue ... More

The Sacred Language of the Abakuá

The Sacred Language of the Abakuá

Lydia Cabrera

Ivor L. Miller and P. González Gómes-Cásseres (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781496829443
eISBN:
9781496829481
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496829443.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In 1988, Lydia Cabrera (1899–1991) published La lengua sagrada de los Ñáñigos, an Abakuá phrasebook that is to this day the largest work available on any African diaspora community in the Americas. ... 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

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

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

The War on Poverty in MississippiFrom Massive Resistance to New Conservatism

The War on Poverty in Mississippi: From Massive Resistance to New Conservatism

Emma J. Folwell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496827395
eISBN:
9781496827425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496827395.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

When President Lyndon Johnson’s war on poverty arrived in Mississippi in 1965, it was met with a ferocious response. The federally-funded war against poverty—the embodiment of 1960s ... More

Carnival Is WomanFeminism and Performance in Caribbean Mas

Carnival Is Woman: Feminism and Performance in Caribbean Mas

Frances Henry and Dwaine Plaza (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781496825445
eISBN:
9781496825490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496825445.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

What is most intriguing in the Carnivals today is the substantial increase in the number of women who play mas’ with some figures estimating as much as 70% of all players. This volume, probably the ... More

Martin R. Delany's Civil War and ReconstructionA Primary Source Reader

Martin R. Delany's Civil War and Reconstruction: A Primary Source Reader

Tunde Adeleke (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781496826633
eISBN:
9781496826688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496826633.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Collectively the documents provide answers to the still unresolved existential question of Martin Delany historiography: Who was the real Martin Delany? Conflicting answers and interpretations ... More

New Essays on Eudora Welty, Class, and Race

New Essays on Eudora Welty, Class, and Race

Harriet Pollack (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496826145
eISBN:
9781496826190
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496826145.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Responding to work begun in the 2013 collection Eudora Welty, Whiteness, and Race that mined and deciphered the complexity of her responses to the Jim Crow South, the thirteen diverse voices of New ... More

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