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Destination Dixie: Tourism and Southern History

Destination Dixie reveals that heritage tourism in the South is about more than just marketing destinations and filling hotel rooms; it cuts to the heart of how southerners seek to shape their identity and image for a broader touring public--now often made up of northerners and southerners alike.

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Detain and Punish: Haitian Refugees and the Rise of the World's Largest Immigration Detention System

Immigrants make up the largest proportion of federal prisoners in the United States, incarcerated in a vast network of more than two hundred detention facilities. This book investigates when detention became a centerpiece of U.S. immigration policy. Detain and Punish reveals why the practice was reinstituted in 1981 after being halted for several decades and how the system expanded to become the world’s largest immigration detention regime.   

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Developing the Dead: Mediumship and Selfhood in Cuban Espiritismo

Based on extensive fieldwork among espiritistas and their patrons in Havana, this book makes the surprising claim that Spiritist practices are fundamentally a project of developing the self.

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The Development of Mobile Logistic Support in Anglo-American Naval Policy, 1900–1953

Peter Nash compares the methods the British and American navies developed to supply their ships across the vast reaches of the Pacific Ocean during the first part of the twentieth century.

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The Diabetes Epidemic: Controlling, Curing, and Preventing

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Dictionary of Latin American Cultural Studies

Explains and contextualizes fifty-four key terms and theories, including some general concepts in cultural studies as they relate to research in Latin America, and some specific to the field of Latin American studies.

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Digging Miami

Unearth Miami's hidden treasures--literally!

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Digital Humanities in Latin America

This volume provides a hemispheric view of the practice of digital humanities in the Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking Americas. These essays examine how participation and research in new media have helped configure new identities and collectivities in the region.

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Dirt Eaters

With vivid characters and striking details, Grimm examines her Cracker ancestry and the consequences of leaving a place and family steeped in the history and traditions of the South.

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Dirty Harry's America: Clint Eastwood, Harry Callahan, and the Conservative Backlash

In Dirty Harry's America, Joe Street argues that the movies shed critical light on the culture and politics of the post-1960s era and locates San Francisco as the symbolic cultural battleground of the time.