Browse by Subject: American Ethnic

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Democracy Abroad, Lynching at Home: Racial Violence in Florida

Investigating this dark period of the state's history and focusing on a rash of anti-black violence that took place during the 1940s, Tameka Hobbs explores the reasons why lynchings continued in Florida when they were starting to wane elsewhere.

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Creating and Consuming the American South

The contributors emphasize how narratives and images of "the South" have real social, political, and economic ramifications, and that they register at various local, regional, national, and transnational scales.

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The Path to the Greater, Freer, Truer World: Southern Civil Rights and Anticolonialism, 1937–1955

By highlighting the cooperation that occurred between progressive activists from the Popular Front to the 1960s, Swindall adds to our understanding of the intergenerational nature of civil rights and anticolonial organizing.

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Black Power in the Caribbean

Black Power in the Caribbean highlights the unique origins and causes of Black Power mobilization in the Caribbean and its relationship to Black Power in the United States.

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Extremism in America

Extremism in America is a sweeping overview and assessment of the various brands of bigotry, prejudice, zealotry, dogmatism, and partisanship found in the United States.

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Zephaniah Kingsley Jr. and the Atlantic World: Slave Trader, Plantation Owner, Emancipator

A most unlikely patriarch of a mixed-race family

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The Maroons of Prospect Bluff and Their Quest for Freedom in the Atlantic World

Examines how the Prospect Bluff maroons constructed their freedom, shedding light on the extent and limits of their physical and intellectual fight to claim their rights.

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The Black Seminoles: History of a Freedom-Seeking People

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The American South and the Atlantic World

This book focuses explicitly on how contacts with the peoples, cultures, ideas, and economies of the Atlantic World have decisively shaped the history and culture of the American South from colonial times to the modern era.

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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.