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Responding to Natural Disaster and Rebuilding: Loss and Resurrection on the Gulf Coast

Mallory McDuff

in Natural Saints: How People of Faith are Working to Save God's Earth

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195379570
eISBN:
9780199869084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379570.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter reveals how churches are transforming the ministry of disaster relief and rebuilding by integrating the environment into their efforts. Many churches and faith organizations are making ... More


Formative Period Gulf Coast Ceramic Figurines: The Key to Identifying Sex, Gender, and Age Groups in Gulf Coast Olmec Imagery

Billie J. A. Follensbee

in Mesoamerican Figurines: Small-Scale Indices of Large-Scale Social Phenomena

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033303
eISBN:
9780813039350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033303.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Compared to examining gender, age groups, social political structures, and other such concepts of ancient cultures, looking into how these concepts are incorporated in Gulf Coast Olmec material ... More


Oil and Water: Media Lessons from Hurricane Katrina and the Deepwater Horizon Disaster

Andrea Miller, Shearon Roberts, and Victoria LaPoe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617039720
eISBN:
9781626740174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039720.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book explores the media experiences of the dual disasters to hit the Gulf Coast within five years, Hurricane Katrina and the Deepwater Horizon Oil Disaster. The disaster journalism is compared ... More


Disaster and Recovery in the Schools

James Patterson Smith

in Hurricane Katrina: The Mississippi Story

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617030239
eISBN:
9781617030246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617030239.003.0008
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter discusses the recovery of schools in the aftermath of Katrina. The massive destruction of school buildings and the loss of faculty and staff housing presented unprecedented challenges. ... More


Introduction

Andrea Miller, Shearon Roberts, and Victoria LaPoe

in Oil and Water: Media Lessons from Hurricane Katrina and the Deepwater Horizon Disaster

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617039720
eISBN:
9781626740174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039720.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Gulf Coast history did not begin with Hurricane Katrina, nor does it end with the Deepwater Horizon Oil Disaster. This chapter explores the timelines of the two events and gives an introductory ... More


Hurricane Katrina: The Mississippi Story

James Patterson Smith

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617030239
eISBN:
9781617030246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617030239.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This book presents an account of the impact of Hurricane Katrina on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Rooted in oral histories, it tells the dramatic but underreported story of a people who confronted the ... More


A Sanctuary by the Sea

Andrew W. Kahrl

in Land Was Ours: How Black Beaches Became White Wealth in the Coastal South

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628721
eISBN:
9781469628745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628721.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

Focusing on the history of the Methodist Church’s Gulfside Assembly in Waveland, Mississippi, the chapter shows how seaside land ownership and development acquired a spiritual dimension and became ... More


America's Hundred Years' War: U.S. Expansion to the Gulf Coast and the Fate of the Seminole, 17631858

William S. Belko (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035253
eISBN:
9780813039121
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035253.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Conventional history narratives tell us that in the early years of the Republic, the United States fought three wars against the Seminole Indians and two against the Creeks. However, this book argues ... More


Mixing Oil and Water: Naturalizing Offshore Oil Platforms in American Aquariums

Dolly Jørgensen

in Oil Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689682
eISBN:
9781452949314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689682.003.0014
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter focuses on the exhibition as an important vehicle for the dissemination of official booster arguments about oil and for the articulation of more complicated perspectives on oil ... More


Living on the Edge: Foodways and Early Expressions of Creole Culture on the French Colonial Gulf Coast Frontier

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/9780813036809.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Archaeological excavations provide evidence of actions and beliefs of past peoples. Material culture is the physical reality of the belief systems of non-isolated culture groups and is indicative of ... More


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