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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

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