Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-5 of 5 items

  • Keywords: Biloxi x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Commoditization of Persons, Places, and Things During Biloxi's Second Tenure as Capital of French Colonial Louisiana

KENNETH G. KELLY and MEREDITH D. HARDY

in French Colonial Archaeology in the Southeast and Caribbean

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036809
eISBN:
9780813041841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036809.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

In an effort to promote the self-sufficiency of the Louisiana colony and in pursuit of financial gain, French bureaucrats mobilized persons, places, and things into a commodity context. However, ... More


The Moran Site (22HR511): An Early-Eighteenth-Century French Colonial Cemetery in Nouveau Biloxi, Mississippi

KENNETH G. KELLY and MEREDITH D. HARDY

in French Colonial Archaeology in the Southeast and Caribbean

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036809
eISBN:
9780813041841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036809.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

For the years 1720 to 1722, Biloxi, Mississippi served as a staging area for thousands of European immigrants brought to settle the Louisiana colony by John Law and The Company of the West. Many died ... More


The Biloxi Fever: Leisure and Laziness in the Tourist Landscape

Rebecca Cawood McIntyre

in Souvenirs of the Old South: Northern Tourism and Southern Mythology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036953
eISBN:
9780813038667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036953.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In 1895, Julian Ralph, New York travel writer and southern booster, penned an article in Harper's New Monthly Magazine recounting his adventures in Biloxi, Mississippi. Describing the “peculiar ... More


Ethnic Heritage in Mississippi: The Twentieth Century

Shana Walton and Barbara Carpenter (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032622
eISBN:
9781617032639
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032622.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Throughout its history, Mississippi has seen a small, steady stream of immigrants, and those identities—sometimes submerged, sometimes hidden—have helped shape the state in important ways. Amid ... More


Creating a Multiethnic Gulf South: Vietnamese American Cultural and Economic Visibility before and after Katrina

Frank Cha

in Creating and Consuming the American South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060699
eISBN:
9780813050928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060699.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Since first arriving in the Gulf South in the 1970s, Vietnamese Americans have played an important role in shaping the region’s economic and cultural landscapes. This essay examines how Vietnamese in ... More


View: