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Black Intellectual Thought in Modern AmericaA Historical Perspective

Black Intellectual Thought in Modern America: A Historical Perspective

Brian D. Behnken, Gregory D. Smithers, and Simon Wendt (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496813657
eISBN:
9781496813695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496813657.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Black intellectualism has been misunderstood by the American public and by scholars for generations. Historically maligned by their peers and by the lay public as inauthentic or illegitimate, black ... More

Carter G. WoodsonHistory, the Black Press, and Public Relations

Carter G. Woodson: History, the Black Press, and Public Relations

Burnis R. Morris

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814074
eISBN:
9781496814111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814074.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Historian Carter G. Woodson’s employment of the black press and modern public-relations techniques to preserve and popularize black history during the first half of the 20th century is rediscovered ... 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

European Empires in the American SouthColonial and Environmental Encounters

European Empires in the American South: Colonial and Environmental Encounters

Joseph P. Ward (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812193
eISBN:
9781496812230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812193.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This multi-authored volume examines the process of European expansion into the Atlantic by focusing on a region that has come to be known as the American South. During the three centuries after ... More

The Indian CaribbeanMigration and Identity in the Diaspora

The Indian Caribbean: Migration and Identity in the Diaspora

Lomarsh Roopnarine

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814388
eISBN:
9781496814425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814388.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book tells a distinct story of Indians in the Caribbean—one concentrated not only on archival records and institutions, but also on the voices of the people and the ways in which they define ... More

The Limits of LoyaltyOrdinary People in Civil War Mississippi

The Limits of Loyalty: Ordinary People in Civil War Mississippi

Jarret Ruminski

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496813961
eISBN:
9781496814005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496813961.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

In The Limits of Loyalty, Jarret Ruminski examines the lives of ordinary people in Confederate Mississippi to show how military occupation and the ravages of war tested the meaning of loyalty during ... 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

The Pinkster King and the King of KongoThe Forgotten History of America's Dutch-Owned Slaves

The Pinkster King and the King of Kongo: The Forgotten History of America's Dutch-Owned Slaves

Jeroen Dewulf

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496808813
eISBN:
9781496808851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496808813.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book presents the history of the nation’s forgotten Dutch slave community and free Dutch-speaking African-Americans from seventeenth-century New Amsterdam to nineteenth-century New York and New ... More

Sowing the WindThe Mississippi Constitutional Convention of 1890

Sowing the Wind: The Mississippi Constitutional Convention of 1890

Dorothy Overstreet Pratt

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815460
eISBN:
9781496815507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815460.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book examines the Mississippi Constitutional Convention of 1890 and argues that it became the crucible of change in the state, creating a cultural shift from a society based on class to one ... More

Spiritualism in Nineteenth-Century New OrleansThe Life and Times of Henry Louis Rey

Spiritualism in Nineteenth-Century New Orleans: The Life and Times of Henry Louis Rey

Melissa Daggett

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496810083
eISBN:
9781496810120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810083.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The advent of Modern American Spiritualism took place in the 1850s and continued as a viable faith into the 1870s. Because of its diversity and openness to new cultures and religions, New Orleans ... More

Your Heritage Will Still RemainRacial Identity and Mississippi's Lost Cause

Your Heritage Will Still Remain: Racial Identity and Mississippi's Lost Cause

Michael J. Goleman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812049
eISBN:
9781496812087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812049.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Your Heritage Will Still Remain details how Mississippians constructed their social identity in the aftermath of the crises that transformed the state beginning with the sectional conflict, Civil ... More

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