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Educational Reconstruction

Hilary Green

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823270118
eISBN:
9780823270156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270118.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This study examines the ways in which black Richmonders, black Mobilians and their white allies created, developed and sustained a system of African American schools following the Civil War. As ... More


INTRODUCTION

Bruce Levine

in Confederate Emancipation: Southern Plans to Free and Arm Slaves during the Civil War

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195147629
eISBN:
9780199788866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147629.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of Major-General Patrick R. Cleburne's plan for the Confederacy to train a large reserve of slaves to become soldiers, the initial rejection, ... More


“A DESPERATE EXPEDIENT”

Bruce Levine

in Confederate Emancipation: Southern Plans to Free and Arm Slaves during the Civil War

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195147629
eISBN:
9780199788866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147629.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter follows the early rise and changing fortunes of the idea of arming and emancipating Confederate slaves during the three-and-a-half years between the war's beginning and the Davis ... More


The Dream Is Lost: Voting Rights and the Politics of Race in Richmond, Virginia

Julian Maxwell Hayter

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813169484
eISBN:
9780813169972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169484.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Dream Is Lost describes more than three decades of national/local racial politics and the unintended consequences of the civil rights movement. It uses the mid-twentieth-century urban history of ... More


Malthus and the Famine Novel

CHRISTOPHER MORASH

in Writing the Irish Famine

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182795
eISBN:
9780191673887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182795.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Far from being distracting pieces of narrative machinery which obscure the ‘real’ representation of the Irish Famine, the conventional elements of Victorian fiction give the Famine form and hence ... More


Illegal but Tolerated: Slave Refugees in Richmond, Virginia, 1800–1860

Viola Franziska Müller

in Fugitive Slaves and Spaces of Freedom in North America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056036
eISBN:
9780813053806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056036.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

As antebellum Virginia became the main point of departure for the domestic slave trade and enslaved people increasingly ran the risk of being sold and deported to the Deep South, the free black ... More


First African Baptist Church, Richmond: Seedbed of Social Reform

Andrew Billingsley

in Mighty Like a River: The Black Church and Social Reform

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195161793
eISBN:
9780199849512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161793.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Emancipation and Reconstruction were played out somewhat differently in Richmond than in Savannah, but no less dramatically. As the Confederates watched their world crumble, blacks in Richmond ... More


His Highness' Man at Kew: Talbot and Agamemnon, 1737–1738

James Sambrook

in James Thomson 1700–1748: A Life

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117889
eISBN:
9780191671104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117889.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter discusses the time Thomson spent in Richmond, which allowed the poet to visit other royal patrons aside from the Prince of Wales, such as Queen Catherine and Amelia, the Princess Royal. ... More


Dixie Dharma: Inside a Buddhist Temple in the American South

Jeff Wilson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835456
eISBN:
9781469601816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869970_wilson
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Buddhism in the United States is often viewed in connection with practitioners in the Northeast and on the West Coast, but in fact, it has been spreading and evolving throughout the United States ... More


The other Henry: Windsor and France

W. A. Sessions

in Henry Howard the Poet Earl of Surrey: A Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186250
eISBN:
9780191674457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186250.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Henry Howard's friendship with the illegitimate son of Henry VIII, Henry Fitzroy, the Duke of Richmond and Somerset, took him from childhood to early manhood. In the years between 1529 and 1536, when ... More


A Pledge Redeemed, 1785–1786

F.P. Lock

in Edmund Burke, Volume II: 1784-1797

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199541539
eISBN:
9780191701238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541539.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

This chapter examines the activities and career of British politician Edmund Burke during the period from 1785 to 1786. Burke was elected and assumed office as a Member of Parliament in August 1785. ... More


“The Other War Was but the Beginning”: The Politics of Loyalty in Western North Carolina, 1865–1867

Steven E. Nash

in Reconstructing Appalachia: The Civil War's Aftermath

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125817
eISBN:
9780813135533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125817.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The Civil War brought privation, loss of life, and governmental power to western Carolinians' doorsteps to an unprecedented degree. Conscription officers, tax collectors, and soldiers became ... More


The Body in the Reservoir: Murder and Sensationalism in the South

Michael Ayers Trotti

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831786
eISBN:
9781469604374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899038_trotti
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Centered on a series of dramatic murders in nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Richmond, Virginia, this book uses these gripping stories of crime to explore the evolution of sensationalism in ... More


To “Do That Which Is Best”: Richmond Colored Normal and the Development of Public Schoolteachers

Hilary Green

in Educational Reconstruction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823270118
eISBN:
9780823270156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270118.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter explores the expansion and refinement of the educational relationships forged by black Richmonders through Richmond Colored Normal. These relationships not only facilitated the creation ... More


The Pleasures of Memory, Part I: Curiosity as Didacticism in The Old Curiosity Shop

Sarah Winter

in The Pleasures of Memory: Learning to Read with Charles Dickens

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823233526
eISBN:
9780823241132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233526.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines one of Dickens's most popular serial novels alongside the religious tracts that were a hallmark of Evangelical propagandizing. Even as it shares with Evangelical tracts certain ... More


To Place Our Deeds: The African American Community in Richmond, California, 1910-1963

Shirley Ann Wilson Moore

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520215658
eISBN:
9780520927124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520215658.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book traces the development of the African American community in Richmond, California, a city on the San Francisco Bay. This social history, based on numerous oral histories, newspapers, and ... More


The Reproduction of Babylon and the Gentrification Dilemma

Alex Schafran

in Road to Resegregation: Northern California and the Failure of Politics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520286443
eISBN:
9780520961678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286443.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter focuses primarily on Richmond and Oakland and the military-industrial spaces of the Bay Area, on important African American places that struggled with the long legacy of ghettoized ... More


Raleigh, North Carolina: 4.10.1875

Anna Dickinson

in A Tour of Reconstruction: Travel Letters of 1875

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813134246
eISBN:
9780813135946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134246.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter describes how Dickinson and her agent, O. W. Bernard, set off from New York. They visited Washington, D. C., Fredericksburg, Virginia, Richmond, Virginia and Norfolk, Virginia. Dickinson ... More


Employee Proselytization

Raymond F. Gregory

in Encountering Religion in the Workplace: The Legal Rights and Responsibilities of Workers and Employers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449543
eISBN:
9780801460746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449543.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter examines the legal issues surrounding an employee's proselytization of other employees. Most people tend to keep their religious beliefs to themselves, while others feel obligated to ... More


Introduction

Shirley Ann Wilson Moore

in To Place Our Deeds: The African American Community in Richmond, California, 1910-1963

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520215658
eISBN:
9780520927124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520215658.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

A blackwater on the San Francisco Bay in Northern California named Richmond was transformed into the typical war boomtown when Henry J. Kaiser and other defense contractors located four shipyards and ... More


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