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Family and Tragedy in the Development of Corra Harris

Catherine Oglesby

in Corra Harris and the Divided Mind of the New South

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032474
eISBN:
9780813038728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032474.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on family and tragedy in Corra Harris's life—all of which blended in a complex mixture that molded and developed her as a distinguished and widely published writer. This chapter ... More


Only Yesterday: Hope and Disillusionment at the End of a Century

Michael Dennis

in The New Economy and the Modern South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032917
eISBN:
9780813038407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032917.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Dreams of Silicon prosperity dominated Virginia's public life in the 1990s, but they failed to answer nagging questions about the economic hardship that so many Virginians faced. The rhetoric of ... More


Spirits at the Crossroads of Belief and Pragmatism

Diana Espírito Santo

in Developing the Dead: Mediumship and Selfhood in Cuban Espiritismo

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060781
eISBN:
9780813050850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060781.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The introductory chapter aims to provide the reader with a feel for the ethnographic context; first, in terms of the existing religious and political ecology and the history of the relationship ... More


The Training of a Traditional Priest: “I would like to be a pastor of souls”

Peter M. Sánchez

in Priest Under Fire: "Padre David Rodríguez, the Catholic Church, and El Salvador's Revolutionary Movement"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061191
eISBN:
9780813051482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061191.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 2 revisits Rodriguez’s youth. He grew up on a sugar plantation in the Department of San Vicente. His father, Lisandro Rodríguez, sent him to primary school in the small, nearby town of ... More


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