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García Márquez: The Man and His Work

Gene H. Bell-Villada

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833513
eISBN:
9781469604473
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895382_bell-villada
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Gabriel García Márquez is one of the most influential writers of our time, with a unique literary creativity rooted in the history of his native Colombia. This revised and expanded edition of a ... More


Drugs, Outlaws, Fraud, Pollution, Endangered Species, and a Baby Named Sabrina

James M. Denham

in Fifty Years of Justice: A History of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060491
eISBN:
9780813050638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060491.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Beginning with the theme of increasing federal jurisdiction of law enforcement, the chapter deals with the recurring theme of overcrowded dockets and the frustrations of some judges. A number of ... More


Chains of Violence

Calvin Schermerhorn

in The Business of Slavery and the Rise of American Capitalism, 1815-1860

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300192001
eISBN:
9780300213898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300192001.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Violence was enslavers’ great economizer. This chapter follows Solomon Northup’s ordeal from his kidnapping in Washington, D.C., in 1841 through the mechanical market through which he was processed, ... More


Globalization and the End of the East African Slave Trade

Matthew S. Hopper

in Slaves of One Master: Globalization and Slavery in Arabia in the Age of Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300192018
eISBN:
9780300213928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300192018.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter explains how global economic forces drove the catastrophic collapse of the Gulf’s two leading industries in the 1920s and 1930s and how this collapse affected the lives of enslaved ... More


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