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Beyond Colored Town: The Changing Boundaries of Race Relations and African American Community Life in Miami, 1896–1945

Gregory W. Bush

in White Sand Black Beach: Civil Rights, Public Space, and Miami's Virginia Key

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062648
eISBN:
9780813051628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062648.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter charts the shifting lines of segregation that developed in Miami from its incorporation in 1896 through World War II, reflecting Miami’s complex mosaic of Bahamian immigrants, southern ... More


Sideshows

Karen L. Cox

in Goat Castle: A True Story of Murder, Race, and the Gothic South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469635033
eISBN:
9781469635057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635033.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explains how Dick Dana and Octavia Dockery profited from their notoriety. They not only opened their estate and home to tourists, they went on tour performing as the “Wild Man” and “Goat ... More


Parallel Lines

Max Hirsh

in Airport Urbanism: Infrastructure and Mobility in Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816696093
eISBN:
9781452955148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696093.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The first chapter of the book focuses on the construction of a railway corridor built in the 1990s to connect Hong Kong's airport to its downtown. It contrasts the normative projections that informed ... More


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