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Subversion and Indecency, 1961–1962

Stacy Braukman

in Communists and Perverts under the Palms: The Johns Committee in Florida, 1956-1965

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039824
eISBN:
9780813043166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039824.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter covers 1961-62, when the FLIC found an ally in a newly elected segregationist governor and received his stamp of approval to sponsor a statewide educational campaign about the related ... More


“A Wedding Ceremony Between Industry and the University”: The Urban University in the Southeast

Charles Dorn

in For the Common Good: A New History of Higher Education in America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780801452345
eISBN:
9781501712616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452345.003.0010
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter discusses the rising ethos of affluence in higher education, which had profound implications for colleges and universities. Whereas earlier in the century, commercialism had led a ... More


Sex and Civil Rights, 1963–1965

Stacy Braukman

in Communists and Perverts under the Palms: The Johns Committee in Florida, 1956-1965

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039824
eISBN:
9780813043166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039824.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter covers 1963–65 and explores the USF investigation, which began in secret and ended up bitterly dividing critics of liberal education and supporters of academic freedom. It recounts later ... More


Restoring South Florida’s River of Grass

Judith A. Layzer

in Natural Experiments: Ecosystem-Based Management and the Environment

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262122986
eISBN:
9780262278010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262122986.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter sheds light on the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP), which promises to protect and restore the world’s largest freshwater marsh Everglades in South Florida. The CERP, ... More


Margaret Fisher and Her University of South Florida Colleagues: Intellectuals versus Inquisitors

Judith G. Poucher

in State of Defiance: Challenging the Johns Committee's Assault on Civil Liberties

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049939
eISBN:
9780813050393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049939.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter presents the story of Margaret Fisher and her USF colleagues. They defended USF's vision and policies against the Committee's assault on liberal teaching and academic freedom. Fisher ... More


State of Defiance: Challenging the Johns Committee's Assault on Civil Liberties

Judith G. Poucher

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049939
eISBN:
9780813050393
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049939.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book uses the stories of five citizens to illustrate the Johns Committee's bigotry and abuse of civil rights and civil liberties, namely its targeting of integrationists, Communists, gays and ... More


The Nice, the Strange, and the Wicked: Physical and Moral Landscapes in “The Strange Country”

Nicole Camastra

in Key West Hemingway: A Reassessment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033556
eISBN:
9780813038353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033556.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter demonstrates how Hemingway drew from South Florida history in constructing specific allusions to the state's homesteading history in his little-known story “The Strange Country.” “The ... More


Introduction: Hemingway and Key West Literature

Kirk Curnutt

in Key West Hemingway: A Reassessment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033556
eISBN:
9780813038353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033556.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The essays in this volume originated at the Eleventh Biennial Ernest Hemingway Society Conference. Held at the Casa Marina Hotel in Key West in June 2004, the event was attended by more than 250 ... More


La crisis colombiana: Contextualizing the Political Moment

María Elena Cepeda

in Musical ImagiNation: U.S-Colombian Identity and the Latin Music Boom

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814716915
eISBN:
9780814772904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814716915.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Colombians have recently emerged as the largest community of South American origin in the United States and as one of the most dynamically transnational populations of the Western hemisphere. This ... More


The Gold Leaf Lady and Other Parapsychological Investigations

Stephen E. Braude

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226071527
eISBN:
9780226071534
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226071534.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

For over thirty years, the author of this book has studied the paranormal in everyday life, from extrasensory perception and psychokinesis to mediumship and materialization. The book is an account of ... More


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