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

Gregory W. Bush

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062648
eISBN:
9780813051628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062648.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The unique story and current state of public space in southern Florida are interwoven with the history of segregation. Virginia Key Beach provides a lens for examining the interaction of notions of ... More


The Erosion of a “World-Class” Urban Paradise: Tourism, the Environmental Movement, and Planning Related to Virginia Key Beach, 1982–1998

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/9780813062648.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

Miami exemplifies a powerful urban model neglecting public spaces, largely ignoring public planning mechanisms, and, notably from the 1980s, transferring waterfront parkland to private entrepreneurs. ... More


Constructing new spaces

Katrina Navickas

in Protest and the Politics of Space and Place, 1789-1848

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097058
eISBN:
9781526104144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097058.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

With greater longevity and funding than their predecessors, radicals were able to move beyond ‘spaces of making do’. This chapter examines how Owenite socialists, Chartists, trades unions and the ... More


Introduction: The Struggle for the Civil Right to Public Space in Miami

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/9780813062648.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Virginia Key Beach can claim a significant place in the national Civil Rights Movement. This account underscores the importance of local advocacy and grassroots activism in the struggle for civil ... More


Introduction: Urban Political Transitions under Socialism

Di Wang

in The Teahouse under Socialism: The Decline and Renewal of Public Life in Chengdu, 1950-2000

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501715488
eISBN:
9781501715556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715488.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Introduction gives an overall picture of Chengdu--the capital of Sichuan province and one of the major cultural, economic, and political centers in West China, its history, and teahouses. It ... More


Public Space, Cultural Development, and Reconciliation Politics in the Renaissance City

Courtney Elizabeth Knapp

in Constructing the Dynamo of Dixie: Race, Urban Planning, and Cosmopolitanism in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469637273
eISBN:
9781469637297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469637273.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 7 extends this conversation by examining the politics of racial recognition and reconciliation happening vis-à-vis public space, art, and cultural tourism planning within the revitalized ... More


Black Market Capital: Urban Politics and the Shadow Economy in Mexico City

Andrew Konove

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520293670
eISBN:
9780520966901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293670.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

For more than three hundred years, Mexico City’s Baratillo marketplace was synonymous with crime, vice, and the most disreputable elements of urban society. Despite countless attempts to disband it, ... More


Capitals as Places of Memory

Christian Montès

in American Capitals: A Historical Geography

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226080482
eISBN:
9780226080512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226080512.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter underlines that capitals are singular in the American urban fabric, from physical and social point of views, because of the monumentality and the public spaces they offer. This sheds a ... More


The Politics of Black Self-Determination and Neighborhood Preservation in Lincoln Park

Courtney Elizabeth Knapp

in Constructing the Dynamo of Dixie: Race, Urban Planning, and Cosmopolitanism in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469637273
eISBN:
9781469637297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469637273.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 9 discusses the politics of public space and neighborhood self-determination in the historically Black, working class neighborhood of Lincoln Park. The work describes a thirty-year history of ... More


The Baratillo and the Enlightened City

Andrew Konove

in Black Market Capital: Urban Politics and the Shadow Economy in Mexico City

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520293670
eISBN:
9780520966901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293670.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the Baratillo’s role in Enlightenment-era reforms to Mexico City’s public administration and built environment. While New Spain’s Bourbon rulers took a number of steps to ... More


Codifying Power, Challenging the Law

Christopher Curry

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

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054476
eISBN:
9780813053110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054476.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

“Codifying Power, Challenging the Law” focuses on the ongoing political battles that emerged in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries between black loyalists and the white mercantile ... More


Defying Racist Stereotypes: The Big Nine and Lincoln Park as Sites of Diasporic Cosmopolitanism

Courtney Elizabeth Knapp

in Constructing the Dynamo of Dixie: Race, Urban Planning, and Cosmopolitanism in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469637273
eISBN:
9781469637297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469637273.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the stereotype-defying histories of Black and multi-ethnic placemaking in two historically significant Black neighborhoods: the Big Nine and Lincoln Park. East Ninth/Martin ... More


Interstitial Urban Space: Inhabiting the Pleats and Notches in the Urban Fabric of New Orleans

Scott Bernhard

in Sweet Spots: In-Between Spaces in New Orleans

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817020
eISBN:
9781496817068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817020.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The street grid of New Orleans is uniquely configured relative to its unusual geography and 19th century settlement patterns. The method for creating an ordered street system adjacent to the dramatic ... More


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