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Reconstructing Racial Identity and the African Past in the Dominican Republic

Kimberly Eison Simmons

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036755
eISBN:
9780813041858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036755.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In Latin America and the Caribbean, racial issues are extremely complex and fluid, particularly the nature of “blackness.” What it means to be called “black” is still very different for an African ... More


The Archaeology of Villages in Eastern North America

Jennifer Birch and Victor D. Thompson (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781683400462
eISBN:
9781683400684
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400462.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The emergence of village-communities profoundly transformed social organization in every part of the world where such societies developed. Contributors to The Archaeology of Villages in Eastern North ... More


Mississippian Mortuary Practices: Beyond Hierarchy and the Representationist Perspective

Robert C. Mainfort

Lynne P. Sullivan (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034263
eISBN:
9780813039619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034263.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The residents of Mississippian towns principally located in the southeastern and midwestern United States from 900 to 1500 A.D. made many beautiful objects, which included elaborate and well-crafted ... More


Postscript

Douglas A. Feldman

in AIDS, Culture, and Gay Men

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034317
eISBN:
9780813039312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034317.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

By the late 1980s and early 1990s, in the United States, most sexually active men who have sex with men (MSM) involved in relationships outside their regular partner were routinely practicing safer ... More


Hillforts of the Ancient Andes: Colla Warfare, Society, and Landscape

Elizabeth N. Arkush

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035260
eISBN:
9780813039107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035260.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

By AD 1000, the Colla controlled the high-altitude plains near Lake Titicaca in southern Peru. They fought over the region for many centuries before becoming a subject people of the Inca (who ... More


Introduction

William J. Mello

in New York Longshoremen: Class and Power on the Docks

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034898
eISBN:
9780813038681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034898.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Beginning in 1945 and for almost thirty years thereafter, the Port of New York was the site of intense class conflict. Striking longshoremen frequently battled the shipping companies, the police, ... More


Bones of Complexity: Bioarchaeological Case Studies of Social Organization and Skeletal Biology

Haagen D. Klaus, Amanda R. Harvey, and Mark N. Cohen (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813062235
eISBN:
9780813051901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062235.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

The histories of many human societies over the last ten millennia have been characterized by increasing social complexity and economic inequality. This phenomenon ranks among the intellectually ... More


Harney Flats: A Florida Paleoindian Site

I. Randolph Daniel Jr. and Michael Wisenbaker

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781683400226
eISBN:
9781683400950
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400226.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This book presents the results of archaeological excavations conducted at Harney Flats, one of the archaeological sites found as part of the I-75 Highway Salvage Program, administered by the Florida ... More


Challenge and Change: Right-Wing Women, Grassroots Activism, and the Baby Boom Generation

June Melby Benowitz

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061221
eISBN:
9780813051437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061221.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Challenge of Change focuses on the engagement of right-wing women with the baby boom generation during the period 1950 through the mid-1970s, a time of tremendous change in America. It explores how ... More


Introduction

Sinan Koont

in Sustainable Urban Agriculture in Cuba

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037578
eISBN:
9780813042114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037578.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter starts with a brief discussion of the reasons for the turn to urban agriculture, as well as the enabling historical roots of this turn in human-resource formation and social ... More


Historical Overview

Viviana Patroni

in Labor Politics in Latin America: Democracy and Worker Organization in the Neoliberal Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781683400455
eISBN:
9781683400677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400455.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

To contextualize Labor Politics in Latin America’s country-specific discussions of Chile, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, and Venezuela, this chapter provides the historical and comparative background ... More


Conclusion

Paul W. Posner, Viviana Patroni, and Jean François Mayer

in Labor Politics in Latin America: Democracy and Worker Organization in the Neoliberal Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781683400455
eISBN:
9781683400677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400455.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The conclusion summarizes the case study findings from the book’s individual chapters while drawing more general lessons from comparative analysis of these case studies. In addition, the chapter ... More


Introduction

June Melby Benowitz

in Challenge and Change: Right-Wing Women, Grassroots Activism, and the Baby Boom Generation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061221
eISBN:
9780813051437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061221.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The introduction defines both the issues and the groups being studied, and explains why the topic is important. It provides background to the study with a look at political and social conditions in ... More


Initial Northern Iroquoian Coalescence

Jennifer Birch and Ronald F. Williamson

in The Archaeology of Villages in Eastern North America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781683400462
eISBN:
9781683400684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400462.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Northern Iroquoian societies experienced two phases of community coalescence, one in the thirteenth century, which brought semi-sedentary populations together into the first true villages, and a ... More


The Memory of Violence: The Lattimer Massacre of 1897

Michael P. Roller

in An Archaeology of Structural Violence: Life in a Twentieth-Century Coal Town

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056081
eISBN:
9780813053875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056081.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 3 describes the historical context immediately leading up to the Lattimer Massacre, then recounting the event itself and the trial that followed as recorded in textual sources. This history ... More


Conclusion: The Shifting Nature of Latinidad

Marta Caminero-Santangelo

in On Latinidad: U.S. Latino Literature and the Construction of Ethnicity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813030838
eISBN:
9780813039213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030838.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter gives a bleak view of the possibilities for panethnicity that suggests that, perhaps inevitably, the interests of one or another national-origin group will take precedence over ... More


Naval Organization of the Order of Saint John

Ayşe Devrim Atauz

in Eight Thousand Years of Maltese Maritime History: Trade, Piracy, and Naval Warfare in the Central Mediterranean

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031798
eISBN:
9780813038148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031798.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Underwater Archaeology

This chapter discusses the naval organization of the Order of Saint John. It identifies the general concept that guides both the military and naval organization of the Order, and is called the ... More


Africanidad and Afro-Dominican: Alliances, Organizations, and Networks in the African Diaspora

Kimberly Eison Simmons

in Reconstructing Racial Identity and the African Past in the Dominican Republic

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036755
eISBN:
9780813041858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036755.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter moves away from the idea of mixture and Dominicanness to the African diaspora and connections with other people and places throughout the Americas. The acclaimed Dominican poet Chiqui ... More


Family

Deidre Helen Crumbley

in Saved and Sanctified: The Rise of a Storefront Church in Great Migration Philadelphia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039848
eISBN:
9780813043791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039848.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter explores the notion of “family” that pervades the institutional organization of The Church, with special attention to the role of kinship and spiritual adoption in community formation ... More


Why Do People Build Monuments? Late Archaic Platform Mounds in the Norte Chico

Jonathan Haas and Winifred Creamer

in Early New World Monumentality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813038087
eISBN:
9780813043128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038087.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The Norte Chico region witnessed an early florescence of mound construction at more than 30 Late Archaic (3000 to 1800 B.C.) sites in an area of only 1800 sq km. Each of these sites has from 1 to 7 ... More


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