Search Results for 'The Invisible Empire'


117 results for 'The Invisible Empire'  

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To Render Invisible: Jim Crow and Public Life in New South Jacksonville

Explores the tumultuous emergence of the African American working class in Jacksonville between Reconstruction and the 1920s.

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Middle Eastern Women and the Invisible Economy

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An Invisible Minority: Brazilians in New York City, Revised and Expanded Edition

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Indigenous Passages to Cuba, 1515–1900

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Winning While Losing: Civil Rights, the Conservative Movement, and the Presidency from Nixon to Obama

This pioneering collection of essays explores the paradoxical nature of civil rights politics in the years following the 1960s civil rights movement by chronicling the ways in which presidential politics both advanced and constrained the quest for racial equality in the United States.

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Ancient Psychoactive Substances

Tracing evidence of mind-altering substances across a diverse range of ancient cultures, this collection explores how and why past civilizations harvested, manufactured, and consumed drugs. Case studies examine the use of stimulants, narcotics, and depressants by hunter-gatherers who roamed Africa and Eurasia, prehistoric communities in North and South America, and Maya kings and queens.


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Women Making Modernism

Challenging the tendency of scholars to view women writers of the modernist era as isolated artists who competed with one another for critical and cultural acceptance, Women Making Modernism reveals the robust networks women created and maintained that served as platforms and support for women’s literary careers. This volume shows how women’s writing communities interconnected to generate a current of energy, innovation, and ambition that was central to the modernist movement.

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The Supreme Court of Florida: A Journey toward Justice, 1972–1987

This third volume in the history of the Florida Supreme Court describes the court during its most tumultuous years. Amid the upheaval of the civil rights movement, the Vietnam War, and Watergate, the story begins with reform in the Florida court system.

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Broadcasting Modernism

The contributors to Broadcasting Modernism argue that radio led to changes in textual and generic forms.

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Anthropological Perspectives on Aging

Taking a holistic approach to the study of aging, this volume uses biological, archaeological, medical, and cultural perspectives to explore how older adults have functioned in societies around the globe and throughout human history.