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Tisquantum

Betty Booth Donohue

in Bradford's Indian Book: Being the True Roote & Rise of American Letters as Revealed by the Native Text Embedded in Of Plimoth Plantation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037370
eISBN:
9780813042336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037370.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses Tisquantum's role in Plymouth Colony as medicine man, diplomat, and commissioned Indianizer. Tisquantum was a controversial person who, although a Christian convert, was called ... More


“Violent Fatigues,” Bad Lips, and Unwell Hands

Ralph Colp Jr. M.D.

in Darwin's Illness

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032313
eISBN:
9780813039237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032313.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

When Charles Darwin was between fifteen- and twenty-two years old, he was omnivorous of life and eagerly participated in many activities with friends and relatives. He also suffered from three kinds ... More


Shopono/Babalú Ayé: God of Diseases and Plagues

Mercedes Cros Sandoval

in Worldview, the Orichas, and Santería: Africa to Cuba and Beyond

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813030203
eISBN:
9780813039565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030203.003.0019
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses the God of Diseases and Plagues. Shopono, or Babalú Ayé as he is known in Cuba, is the most dreaded manifestation of the wrath of Olodumare. It is believed that smallpox, ... More


Black Legacies: Race and the European Middle Ages

Lynn T. Ramey

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813060071
eISBN:
9780813050478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060071.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Bringing far-removed time periods into startling conversation, this book argues that certain attitudes and practices present in Europe's Middle Ages were foundational in the development of the ... More


James E. Youngblood: Race, Family, and Farm Ownership in Jim Crow Texas

Keith J. Volanto

in Beyond Forty Acres and a Mule: African American Landowning Families since Reconstruction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039862
eISBN:
9780813043777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039862.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

Keith J. Volanto traces the history of one biracial man, James E. Youngblood, from his progenitors' trek from Alabama to Texas during the 1850s (including slaves and their white owners), his ... More


Commerce and Consequence

Dale L. Hutchinson

in Disease and Discrimination: Poverty and Pestilence in Colonial Atlantic America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062693
eISBN:
9780813051789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062693.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The economic transformation of America brought about the conversion of the natural world from a structural principle of relationships to one of goods and services. Hunting and trapping, as a ... More


New Brunswick Years: Becoming an Atlantic Trader

Daniel L. Schafer

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

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044620
eISBN:
9780813046341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044620.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The effort by Zephaniah Kingsley Sr. to establish a mercantile business in a frontier area of Nova Scotia, where thousands of Loyalists settled after being banished from their homes in the British ... More


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