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Child of a Convicted Felon

Anonymous

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0079
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In this chapter, the author shares her thoughts about her parents, both of whom were convicted felons. At first she did not notice or understand her parents' wrongdoings. To her they looked normal. ... More


The Low-Countries wars

Roger B. Manning

in An Apprenticeship in Arms: The Origins of the British Army 1585-1702

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261499
eISBN:
9780191718625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261499.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The English and Scots volunteers who fought in the Dutch army during the Eighty Years War were conscious of participating in a Protestant crusade as well as countering Spanish power in the Low ... More


British Nuclear Strategy, France, and the Nassau Meeting

Ian Clark

in Nuclear Diplomacy and the Special Relationship: Britain's Deterrent and America, 1957–1962

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273707
eISBN:
9780191684067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273707.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The issues generated by Skybolt's demise spilt over into the subsequent Nassau meeting and the agreement, in principle, to sell Polaris missiles to Britain. Again, questions must be faced as to the ... More


Honoring Ancestors in Sacred Space: The Archaeology of an Eighteenth-Century African-Bahamian Cemetery

Grace Turner

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781683400202
eISBN:
9781683400493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400202.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This book examines the history of a black cemetery through archaeology. Archaeological evidence suggests that the cemetery was deliberately established on the waterfront in the early eighteenth ... More


“Classick Learning”

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740420
eISBN:
9780199894703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter Seven recounts the reactionary, classic curriculum imposed upon Princeton College by Ashbel Green during his presidency. Hodge completed his studies under Green’s curriculum and rigorous ... More


Freedom and Resistance: A Social History of Black Loyalists in the Bahamas

Christopher Curry

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054476
eISBN:
9780813053110
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054476.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

A popular misconception about the American Revolution is that it was largely contained within the continental boundaries of North America. However, the American Revolution neither ended with the ... More


The Impact of Nassau on British Nuclear Strategy 1963–1964

John Baylis

in Ambiguity and Deterrence: British Nuclear Strategy 1945-1964

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280125
eISBN:
9780191684357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280125.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Due to the uncertain security in the employment of the British nuclear strategy, Britain engaged in the Nassau affairs. The Nassau conference signifies a treaty wherein the United States (at the time ... More


The Traynor Legacy versus the “Patient Zero” Myth

Phil Tiemeyer

in Plane Queer: "Labor, Sexuality, and AIDS in the History of Male Flight Attendants"

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520274761
eISBN:
9780520955301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274761.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 7 traces the AIDS crisis into the 1990s. It begins with the 1987 release of Randy Shilts’s And the Band Played On and his portrayal of Dugas as the origin of the epidemic in America. My ... More


Pacifying Apalache

Gilbert C. Din

in War on the Gulf Coast: The Spanish Fight against William Augustus Bowles

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037523
eISBN:
9780813042145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037523.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

Bowles still roamed free and posed a threat. Seminoles continued to support him, and he looked to Nassau to bring him arms and goods to secure Indian support. Spanish galleys and gunboats stayed on ... More


The Continuing Search for Bowles

Gilbert C. Din

in War on the Gulf Coast: The Spanish Fight against William Augustus Bowles

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037523
eISBN:
9780813042145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037523.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

Spanish weakness in troops and money prolonged the capture of Bowles. Chief Kinache of Miccosukee persisted in supporting him because of prior poor treatment by Spaniards. Panton's business fared ... More


“Muddy da Water”: Provincializing the Center, or Recentering the Periphery through Rake-n-Scrape

Timothy Rommen

in Funky Nassau: Roots, Routes, and Representation in Bahamian Popular Music

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520265684
eISBN:
9780520948754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520265684.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter's recollections provide a conceptual frame because they offer a glimpse at the terminological slippage at play in speaking of rake-n-scrape, a genre that was known as goombay music, and ... More


“Back to the Island”: Travels in Paradox—Creating the Future-Past

Timothy Rommen

in Funky Nassau: Roots, Routes, and Representation in Bahamian Popular Music

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520265684
eISBN:
9780520948754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520265684.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter explores the degree to which heritage becomes a space and provides a set of itineraries that can in turn be mobilized in order to envision possible futures. The current lack of an active ... More


Marriage and the American Dream

Peter Mansfield

in The Long Road to Stockholm: The Story of Magnetic Resonance Imaging - An Autobiography

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199664542
eISBN:
9780191758461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664542.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics, History of Physics

Jean Kibble and the author were married on 1st September 1962. They honeymooned in Inverness, Scotland. Later they sailed to America. A day before docking they heard on the ship’s radio of the ... More


Grapevine in the Slave Market: African American Geopolitical Literacy and the 1841 Creole Revolt

Phillip Troutman

in The Chattel Principle: Internal Slave Trades in the Americas

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103557
eISBN:
9780300129472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103557.003.0009
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter begins with the successful inversion of United States slave traders' network of communication and transportation. In November 1841, a group of at least nineteen enslaved African American ... More


Profit and Possession in Brazil

Elizabeth A. Sutton

in Capitalism and Cartography in the Dutch Golden Age

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226254784
eISBN:
9780226254814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226254814.003.0004
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

The WIC’s short-lived control of Brazil is explored through the examination of printed maps. The maps of Brazil published by Visscher and Joan Blaeu present a synthesis of Dutch military, commercial, ... More


An Overview of Bahamian History in Context

Grace Turner

in Honoring Ancestors in Sacred Space: The Archaeology of an Eighteenth-Century African-Bahamian Cemetery

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781683400202
eISBN:
9781683400493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400202.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

English settlers first came to the Bahamas in the mid-seventeenth century. Even at this time there were communities of free people of color on Eleuthera Island and on New Providence. On New ... More


African Influence on Eighteenth-and Nineteenth-Century Cemeteries

Grace Turner

in Honoring Ancestors in Sacred Space: The Archaeology of an Eighteenth-Century African-Bahamian Cemetery

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781683400202
eISBN:
9781683400493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400202.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

DuBois described double consciousness as “two worlds within and without the Veil.” African-descended people had three options: 1) maintain an African-derived lifestyle separate from the larger, ... More


Introduction

Gail Saunders

in Race and Class in the Colonial Bahamas, 1880-1960

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062549
eISBN:
9780813051550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062549.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The introductory chapter examines race and class divisions in the Bahamas on the basis of geography and demographics. The population of the Bahamas archipelago is spread over twenty-one islands, with ... More


Into Caribbean Waters, 1897–1899

Thomas Graham

in Mr. Flagler's St. Augustine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049373
eISBN:
9780813050157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049373.003.0018
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Flagler began steamship travel to Nassau in the Bahamas with his ship SS Miami. There he built the Hotel Colonial. Flagler purchased the Jacksonville Florida Times-Union and St. Augustine Record ... More


Classical Political Economy in Its Heyday

Margaret Schabas

in The Natural Origins of Economics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226735696
eISBN:
9780226735719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226735719.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines the works of several English economists and shows how their theories about political economy are indebted to natural philosophy. These include the works of David Ricardo, Thomas ... More


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