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Folklore in Baltic HistoryResistance and Resurgence

Folklore in Baltic History: Resistance and Resurgence

Sadhana Naithani

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496823564
eISBN:
9781496823618
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496823564.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Folklore in Baltic History: Resistance and Resurgence is a study of how the discipline of folklore studies was treated under the totalitarian rule of the USSR in the Baltic countries of Estonia, ... More

A Legal History of MississippiRace, Class, and the Struggle for Opportunity

A Legal History of Mississippi: Race, Class, and the Struggle for Opportunity

Joseph A. Ranney

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496822574
eISBN:
9781496822604
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496822574.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Sixty years ago, one historian described state legal history as a “wasteland,” a neglected but vitally important part of American history. Legal histories of individual states are now beginning to ... More

Peculiar RhetoricSlavery, Freedom, and the African Colonization Movement

Peculiar Rhetoric: Slavery, Freedom, and the African Colonization Movement

Bjørn F. Stillion Southard

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496823694
eISBN:
9781496823724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496823694.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The African colonization movement plays a peculiar role in the study of racial equality in the United States. For white colonizationists, the movement was positioned as a compromise between slavery ... More

The Practice of FolkloreEssays toward a Theory of Tradition

The Practice of Folklore: Essays toward a Theory of Tradition

Simon J. Bronner

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496822628
eISBN:
9781496822673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496822628.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book proposes to answer the pressing philosophical as well as psychological question of why people repeat themselves. It redefines folklore as traditional knowledge that serves this need in ... More

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