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Chesterfield Smith, America's Lawyer

Chesterfield Smith, America's Lawyer

Mary E. Adkins

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066660
eISBN:
9780813058856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066660.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chesterfield Smith was one of the boldest lawyers of the twentieth century. A child of a poor, broken household but also a child of a politically connected family, Smith grew up aimless. His World ... More

The Daughters of the American Revolution and Patriotic Memory in the Twentieth Century

The Daughters of the American Revolution and Patriotic Memory in the Twentieth Century

Simon Wendt

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066608
eISBN:
9780813058757
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066608.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book is a comprehensive account of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) and its efforts to keep alive the memory of the nation’s past. It argues that, especially prior to World War II, ... More

Disposing of ModernityThe Archaeology of Garbage and Consumerism during Chicago's 1893 World's Fair

Disposing of Modernity: The Archaeology of Garbage and Consumerism during Chicago's 1893 World's Fair

Rebecca S. Graff

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066493
eISBN:
9780813058702
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066493.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Through archaeological and archival research from sites associated with the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago, Disposing of Modernity explores the changing world of urban America at the ... More

Finding Balanchine's Lost BalletsExploring the Early Choreography of a Master

Finding Balanchine's Lost Ballets: Exploring the Early Choreography of a Master

Elizabeth Kattner

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066646
eISBN:
9780813058832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066646.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Finding Balanchine’s Lost Ballets: Exploring the Early Choreography of a Master allows the reader to learn about one of the twentieth century’s greatest artists in a way that has not before been ... More

The Historical Turn in Southeastern Archaeology

The Historical Turn in Southeastern Archaeology

Robbie Ethridge and Eric E. Bowne (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781683401629
eISBN:
9781683402299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401629.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The primary purpose of this edited volume is to formalize as a theory the historical turn in southeastern archaeology (and American archaeology) and provide a number of case studies illustrating the ... More

An Introduction to the Sagas of Icelanders

An Introduction to the Sagas of Icelanders

Carl Phelpstead

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066516
eISBN:
9780813058719
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066516.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

An Introduction to the Sagas of Icelanders provides new perspectives on a unique medieval literary genre: the Sagas of Icelanders (also known in English as Family Sagas). The book deepens our ... More

LeprosyPast and Present

Leprosy: Past and Present

Charlotte A. Roberts

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781683401841
eISBN:
9781683402893
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401841.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Leprosy is an infection and neglected tropical disease that is steeped in myths, and, although it is described in history books, it can remain a challenge to manage today. Written in an accessible ... More

Lunar OutfittersMaking the Apollo Space Suit

Lunar Outfitters: Making the Apollo Space Suit

Bill Ayrey

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066578
eISBN:
9780813058849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066578.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Lunar Outfitters chronicles the history of the Apollo space suit and how it was developed and produced. It focuses on the employees of ILC Industries, the maker of these lunar suits, and highlights ... More

The Making of Mississippian Tradition

The Making of Mississippian Tradition

Christina M. Friberg

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781683401612
eISBN:
9781683402282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401612.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

In this volume, Christina Friberg investigates the influence of Cahokia, the largest city of North America’s Mississippian culture between AD 1050 and 1350, on smaller communities throughout the ... More

Navigating Life and Work in Old Republic São Paulo

Navigating Life and Work in Old Republic São Paulo

Molly C. Ball

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781683401667
eISBN:
9781683402336
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401667.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book examines the experiences of São Paulo’s diverse working class as they encountered rapid urbanization and industrialization brought on by the coffee boom during Brazil’s Old Republic ... More

Ordinary MasochismsAgency and Desire in Victorian and Modernist Fiction

Ordinary Masochisms: Agency and Desire in Victorian and Modernist Fiction

Jennifer Mitchell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066677
eISBN:
9780813058863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066677.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Ordinary Masochisms argues for literary alternatives to pervasive dictatorial norms about masochism that first surface in Victorian literature, reach their pioneering pinnacle in the modernist ... More

Repatriation and Erasing the Past

Repatriation and Erasing the Past

Elizabeth Weiss and James W. Springer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781683401575
eISBN:
9781683402237
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401575.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Engaging a longstanding controversy important to archaeologists and indigenous communities, Repatriation and Erasing the Past takes a critical look at laws that mandate the return of human remains ... More

A Revolution in MovementDancers, Painters, and the Image of Modern Mexico

A Revolution in Movement: Dancers, Painters, and the Image of Modern Mexico

K. Mitchell Snow

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066554
eISBN:
9780813058726
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066554.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

A Revolution in Movement is the first book to illuminate how collaborations between dancers and painters shaped Mexico’s postrevolutionary cultural identity. K. Mitchell Snow traces this relationship ... More

Sisterly NetworksFifty Years of Southern Women's Histories

Sisterly Networks: Fifty Years of Southern Women's Histories

Catherine Clinton (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066615
eISBN:
9780813058764
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066615.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Tracing the development of the field of southern women’s history over the past half century, Sisterly Networks shows how pioneering feminists laid the foundation for a strong community of sister ... More

A Struggle for HeritageArchaeology and Civil Rights in a Long Island Community

A Struggle for Heritage: Archaeology and Civil Rights in a Long Island Community

Christopher N. Matthews

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066684
eISBN:
9780813058870
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066684.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

A Struggle for Heritage draws on extensive archaeological, archival, and oral historical research and sets a remarkable standard for projects that engage a descendant community left out of the ... More

TampaImpressions of an Emigrant

Tampa: Impressions of an Emigrant

Translated by Wenceslao Gálvez y Delmonte

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066639
eISBN:
9780813058788
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066639.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Tampa: Impressions of an Emigrant is a translation of Tampa: impresiones de emigrante written by Cuban author Wenceslao Gálvez y Delmonte, published in 1897 in Ybor City, Tampa, Florida, translated ... More

Univision, Telemundo, and the Rise of Spanish-Language Television in the United States

Univision, Telemundo, and the Rise of Spanish-Language Television in the United States

Craig Allen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781683401643
eISBN:
9781683402312
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401643.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The first completely researched history of U.S. Spanish-language television traces the rise of two foremost, if widely unrecognized, modern American enterprises—the Spanish-language networks ... More

The Valkyries' LoomThe Archaeology of Cloth Production and Female Power in the North Atlantic

The Valkyries' Loom: The Archaeology of Cloth Production and Female Power in the North Atlantic

Michèle Hayeur Smith

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066622
eISBN:
9780813058771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066622.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

In The Valkyries’ Loom, Michèle Hayeur Smith examines Viking textiles as evidence of the little-known work of women in the Norse colonies that expanded from Scandinavia across the North Atlantic in ... More

Wage-Earning SlavesCoartación in Nineteenth-Century Cuba

Wage-Earning Slaves: Coartación in Nineteenth-Century Cuba

Claudia Varella and Manuel Barcia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781683401650
eISBN:
9781683402329
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401650.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Wage-Earning Slaves is the first systematic study of coartación, a process by which slaves worked toward purchasing their freedom in installments, long recognized as a distinctive feature of certain ... More

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