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Robert J. Walker: The History and Archaeology of a U.S. Coast Survey Steamship

This book tells the story of the steamship Robert J. Walker, an early coastal survey ship for the agency that would later become the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), that sank with loss of 21 crew off the coast of New Jersey in 1860. The wreck was a frequent stop for divers and anglers before it was identified by a team of researchers in 2013. Here, leaders in the documentation efforts describe the history of the ship and the archaeology of the shipwreck, emphasizing the collaborative community participation that made the project successful.

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Robert R. Church Jr. and the African American Political Struggle

This volume highlights the little-known story of Robert R. Church Jr., the most prominent black Republican of the 1920s and 1930s. Tracing Church’s lifelong crusade to make race an important part of the national political conversation, Darius Young reveals how Church was critical to the formative years of the civil rights struggle.  

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Roland Barthes on Photography: The Critical Tradition in Perspective

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Rose Cottage Chronicles: Civil War Letters of the Bryant-Stephens Families of North Florida

As fresh and poignant today as when they were written, these touching letters and diaries capture the heart of everyday life during the Civil War.

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The Rosenwald Schools of the American South

Hoffschwelle tells the story of a remarkable partnership to build model schools for black children during the Jim Crow era in the South.

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The Rosewood Massacre: An Archaeology and History of Intersectional Violence

The Rosewood Massacre investigates the 1923 massacre that devastated the predominantly African American community of Rosewood, Florida. The town was burned to the ground by neighboring whites, and its citizens fled for their lives. None of the perpetrators were convicted. Very little documentation of the event and the ensuing court hearings survives today.

 

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Rural Labor Movements in Egypt and Their Impact on the State, 1961-1992

Analyzes the role of rural workers in Egypt’s economy and explores the enormous impact of peasants on the economy, an impact often unanticipated by government planners which often served to thwart government

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Rural Social Movements in Latin America: Organizing for Sustainable Livelihoods

The contributors to Rural Social Movements in Latin America include academic researchers as well as social movement leaders who are seeking to effect change in their countries and communities. As a group they are at the forefront of some of the most critical environmental, social, and political issues of the day.

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Russia and the Third World in the Post-Soviet Era