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A Tale of Three Cities: Khartoum

Abdullahi A. Gallab

in A Civil Society Deferred: The Tertiary Grip of Violence in the Sudan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036885
eISBN:
9780813041827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036885.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter addresses the development of the colonial state and the construction of the colonial capital city, Khartoum, as well as its extensions as progressive forms of colonization and modes of ... More


Heads as Memorials and Status Symbols: The Collection and Use of Skulls in the Torres Strait Islands

Heather Bonney and Margaret Clegg

in The Bioarchaeology of the Human Head: Decapitation, Decoration, and Deformation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813035567
eISBN:
9780813041766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035567.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter utilizes ethnographic reports and physical studies of skulls from the Torres Strait Islands to differentiate a decorated skull of a relative from a head collected as a trophy. ... More


Introduction

David J. Stewart

in The Sea Their Graves: An Archaeology of Death and Remembrance in Maritime Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037349
eISBN:
9780813041575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037349.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter introduces sailoring as a distinct occupational culture. One of the problems of trying to study maritime culture from the past is the absence of written records. This study circumvents ... More


The Eagle and the Poor House: Archaeological Investigations on the University of North Carolina Campus

R. P. STEPHEN DAVIS, PATRICIA M. SAMFORD, and ELIZABETH A. JONES

in Beneath the Ivory Tower: The Archaeology of Academia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034225
eISBN:
9780813039602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034225.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill is the oldest public-supported institution of higher learning in the United States. Since 1991, archaeologists at the Research Laboratories of ... More


1797: Petition of Freemen

Michael J. Crawford

in The Having of Negroes Is Become a Burden: The Quaker Struggle to Free Slaves in Revolutionary North Carolina

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034706
eISBN:
9780813038346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034706.003.0025
Subject:
History, African-American History

In 1797, the confrontation between the Quakers of North Carolina and the state of North Carolina came to debate on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives as the result of two petitions. The ... More


1797–1798: Congress Debates the Pennsylvania Friends' Memorial

Michael J. Crawford

in The Having of Negroes Is Become a Burden: The Quaker Struggle to Free Slaves in Revolutionary North Carolina

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034706
eISBN:
9780813038346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034706.003.0028
Subject:
History, African-American History

On 29 November 1797, when “The Memorial and Address of the People Called Quakers” was laid before the Senate of the United States, it was read and immediately ordered to lie on the table. The ... More


The Memorial

William S. Belko

in The Triumph of the Antebellum Free Trade Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041742
eISBN:
9780813043937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041742.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Discusses the drafting of the Memorial to Congress by the committee appointed by the delegates in Philadelphia. The Memorial to Congress, accompanied by the Exposition compiled by Henry Lee and a ... More


The Victory

William S. Belko

in The Triumph of the Antebellum Free Trade Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041742
eISBN:
9780813043937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041742.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Discusses the impact of the argument outlined in the Memorial to Congress and how the various documents resulting from the Philadelphia Convention influenced Congress to abolish the protective system ... More


Mary Bosomworth

Steven C. Hahn

in The Life and Times of Mary Musgrove

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813042213
eISBN:
9780813043043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042213.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter features the early years of Mary's third marriage to the Rev. Thomas Bosomworth. It provides background information on Thomas Bosomworth's Yorkshire beginnings, his career in Georgia as ... More


Upstairs and Downstairs, 1888–1890

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/9780813049373.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Flagler's enterprises transformed St. Augustine. During the summer of 1888, Florida experienced an epidemic of yellow fever that St. Augustine escaped only by imposing a strict quarantine on the ... More


“The Second Battle for Africa Has Begun”: Rev. Clarence W. Harding Jr., Garveyism, Liberia, and the Diasporic Midwest, 1966–1978

Erik S. McDuffie

in Global Garveyism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813056210
eISBN:
9780813058030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056210.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the underappreciated impact of Garveyism in shaping Liberian politics and life during the 1970s. This work was spearheaded by Rev. Clarence W. Harding Jr., a dynamic ... More


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