Tells the story of the power struggle between Claude Pepper and Ed Ball in the 1900s that largely determined the future of Florida. Trustee of the duPont empire, Ed Ball was Florida's most powerful businessman. Pepper, a US senator, was a powerful New Dea
When her family moved from Puerto Rico to Atlanta, Von Diaz traded plantains, roast pork, and Malta for grits, fried chicken, and sweet tea. Brimming with humor and nostalgia, Coconuts and Collards is a recipe-packed memoir of growing up Latina in the Deep South. The stories center on the women in Diaz’s family who have used food to nourish and care for one another.
A pioneering study of Colette, Simone de Beauvoir, & Marguerite Duras and the ways in which the aging process shaped their creativity, their work, and their lives. Examines each woman's identity--as a French woman, as an aging woman, & as a woman writer.
Introductory text for college algebra survey course featuring worked examples.Contents: 1) Relations and Functions. 2) Linear and Quadratic Functions. 3) Polynomial Functions. 4) Rational Functions. 5) Further Topics in Functions.
Edited by Bridget Brereton and Kevin A. Yelvington
Pub Date: 7/1/1999
Edited collection of essays examining the social evolution of the colonial Caribbean, from the end of slavery to mid-20th century. Focuses on social & ethnic groups, class, gender, & development of cultural & intellectual traditions.