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Politics & Paysans: Multicultural Louisiana & the Space of the Créolité

Thadious M. Davis

in Southscapes: Geographies of Race, Region, and Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835210
eISBN:
9781469602554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869321_davis.7
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter is divided into three parts. The first part explores how when limiting black people to a specific geographical space, they continue to remain contained in the “raced” space to the ... More


Into the Twenty-First Century: Creoles of Color Finding Their Way

Angel Adams Parham

in American Routes: Racial Palimpsests and the Transformation of Race

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190624750
eISBN:
9780190624781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190624750.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Chapter 6 examines the contemporary experience of Creoles of African descent. Changing conceptions of blackness during and after the civil rights and Black Power movements challenged Creole identity ... More


African Americans’ Struggle for Education, Citizenship, and Freedom in Mobile Alabama, 1865–1868

Hilary N. Green

in Confederate Cities: The Urban South during the Civil War Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226300177
eISBN:
9780226300344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226300344.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

“Legitimating the African-American Schoolhouse: African-Americans' Struggle for Education, Citizenship and Freedom in Mobile, Alabama, 1865-1868” explores the transformative nature of the Civil War ... More


St. Domingue Refugees and Creoles of Color

Angel Adams Parham

in American Routes: Racial Palimpsests and the Transformation of Race

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190624750
eISBN:
9780190624781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190624750.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Chapter 4 examines the experience of St. Domingue refugees of color across the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The focus is on refugees and their descendants who were free people of color. As was ... More


No Longer Slaves: Black Mobilians and the Hard Struggle for Schools, 1865–1870

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/9780823270118.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter explores black Mobilians’ hard struggle for the African American education after Confederate defeat. Intense white opposition led by Josiah Nott, arson, and antagonisms with Creoles of ... More


Twenty-First Century Remnants of a White Creole Past

Angel Adams Parham

in American Routes: Racial Palimpsests and the Transformation of Race

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190624750
eISBN:
9780190624781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190624750.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Chapter 5 examines the experience of white Louisiana Creoles in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries where many have blended into the mainstream white Louisiana community. Although most white ... More


Spiritualism in Nineteenth-Century New Orleans: The Life and Times of Henry Louis Rey

Melissa Daggett

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496810083
eISBN:
9781496810120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810083.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The advent of Modern American Spiritualism took place in the 1850s and continued as a viable faith into the 1870s. Because of its diversity and openness to new cultures and religions, New Orleans ... More


Making Race in the Courtroom: The Legal Construction of Three Races in Early New Orleans

Kenneth R. Aslakson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814724316
eISBN:
9780814724972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724316.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

No American city's history better illustrates both the possibilities for alternative racial models and the role of the law in shaping racial identity than New Orleans, Louisiana, which prior to the ... More


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