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Between Fitness and DeathDisability and Slavery in the Caribbean

Between Fitness and Death: Disability and Slavery in the Caribbean

Stefanie Hunt-Kennedy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252043192
eISBN:
9780252052071
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043192.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This is the first book-length study of Caribbean slavery to make disability its primary focus. The book sets out to answer the following questions: How does colonialism—specifically slavery—challenge ... More

Ebony Magazine and Lerone Bennett Jr.Popular Black History in Postwar America

Ebony Magazine and Lerone Bennett Jr.: Popular Black History in Postwar America

E. James West

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252043116
eISBN:
9780252051999
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043116.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This study reveals the previously hidden impact of Ebony magazine as a major producer and disseminator of popular black history during the second half of the twentieth century, stretching from its ... More

Emotional BodiesThe Historical Performativity of Emotions

Emotional Bodies: The Historical Performativity of Emotions

Dolores Martín-Moruno and Beatriz Pichel (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042898
eISBN:
9780252051753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042898.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Emotional Bodies provides a theoretical framework for studying the materiality of emotions. In line with recent research in the history of emotions, cultural studies, and new materialism, this volume ... More

The Merchant Prince of Black ChicagoAnthony Overton and the Building of a Financial Empire

The Merchant Prince of Black Chicago: Anthony Overton and the Building of a Financial Empire

Robert E. Weems

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252043062
eISBN:
9780252051920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043062.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Anthony Overton is widely regarded as one of the twentieth century’s most significant African American entrepreneurs. Overton, at his peak, presided over a Chicago-based financial empire that ... More

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