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Open and Closed

Peter Slade

in Open Friendship in a Closed Society: Mission Mississippi and a Theology of Friendship

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195372625
eISBN:
9780199871728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372625.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter establishes both the theological lens of open friendship and the object of scrutiny—Mississippi's closed society. Through the life and work of the German theologian Jürgen Moltmann, the ... More


. “Prisoner of War in a Strange Struggle”: Meredith at Ole Miss

Charles W. Eagles

in The Price of Defiance: James Meredith and the Integration of Ole Miss

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807832738
eISBN:
9781469605067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895597_eagles.23
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes James Meredith's experiences at Ole Miss. It details the harassment and threats Meredith received from students and the need for him to be constantly guarded by marshals. On ... More


. Following Community Mores: J. D. Williams and Postwar Race Relations

Charles W. Eagles

in The Price of Defiance: James Meredith and the Integration of Ole Miss

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807832738
eISBN:
9781469605067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895597_eagles.5
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on J. D. Williams, who worked to enhance Ole Miss within a context increasingly dominated by race, throughout his twenty-two years as chancellor (1946–68). Williams sought to ... More


The Price of Defiance: James Meredith and the Integration of Ole Miss

Charles W. Eagles

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807832738
eISBN:
9781469605067
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895597_eagles
Subject:
History, African-American History

When James Meredith enrolled as the first African American student at the University of Mississippi in 1962, the resulting riots produced more casualties than any other clash of the civil rights era. ... More


Sports Fandom as Practice of Subjectivization

Erin C. Tarver

in The I in Team: Sports Fandom and the Reproduction of Identity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226469935
eISBN:
9780226470276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470276.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Although social science literature on sports fandom reduces its appeal to “basking in reflected glory” (BIRGing) and the euphoria of the stadium, this chapter focuses on the everyday practices of ... More


. The Making of a Militant Conservative—J. H. Meredith

Charles W. Eagles

in The Price of Defiance: James Meredith and the Integration of Ole Miss

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807832738
eISBN:
9781469605067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895597_eagles.15
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on James Meredith and his application to Ole Miss in 1961. Meredith was both a budding entrepreneur and an incipient activist. He was practical and idealistic. Meredith was a ... More


Facing the Music, 1987–1989

Jean W. Cash

in Larry Brown: A Writer's Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604739800
eISBN:
9781604739862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604739800.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter focuses on the publication of Brown’s first few stories, which won him an audience nationwide as well as in Mississippi. It tells the story of how Brown was invited to read at ... More


White Women, White Youth, and the Hope of the Nation

Elizabeth Gillespie McRae

in Mothers of Massive Resistance: White Women and the Politics of White Supremacy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190271718
eISBN:
9780190271749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190271718.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

After Brown, white segregationist women build national organizations and were devoted to making white youth political activists and future purveyors of white supremacy. As the legal support for ... More


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