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Another HaulNarrative Stewardship and Cultural Sustainability at the Lewis Family Fishery

Another Haul: Narrative Stewardship and Cultural Sustainability at the Lewis Family Fishery

Charlie Groth

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496820365
eISBN:
9781496820402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496820365.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

When people cross the footbridge to Lewis Island in the Delaware River at Lambertville, NJ, they’re in a “whole ‘nother world”: wild and civilized, stable atop changing water and earth. Here lies the ... More

City of IslandsCaribbean Intellectuals in New York

City of Islands: Caribbean Intellectuals in New York

Tammy L. Brown

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781628462265
eISBN:
9781626746435
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462265.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

In City of Islands, Dr. Tammy L. Brown uses the life stories of Caribbean intellectuals as “windows” into the dynamic history of immigration in New York and the long battle for racial equality in ... More

Comfort FoodMeanings and Memories

Comfort Food: Meanings and Memories

Michael Owen Jones and Lucy M. Long (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496810847
eISBN:
9781496810892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810847.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

As a subject of study, “comfort food” is relevant to a number of scholarly disciplines, most obviously food studies, folkloristics, and anthropology, but also American culture studies, cultural ... More

Downtown Mardi GrasNew Carnival Practices in Post-Katrina New Orleans

Downtown Mardi Gras: New Carnival Practices in Post-Katrina New Orleans

Leslie A. Wade, Robin Roberts, and Frank de Caro

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496823786
eISBN:
9781496823823
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496823786.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

After Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans and the surrounding region in 2005, the city debated whether to press on with Mardi Gras or cancel the parades. Ultimately, they decided to proceed. New ... More

Gone to the GraveBurial Customs of the Arkansas Ozarks, 1850-1950

Gone to the Grave: Burial Customs of the Arkansas Ozarks, 1850-1950

Abby Burnett

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628461114
eISBN:
9781626740624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461114.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The complicated process of preparing the dead for burial is now the province of funeral industry professionals, but this is a recent development. Until the end of World War II, especially in rural ... More

Look Who's CookingThe Rhetoric of American Home Cooking Traditions in the Twenty-First Century

Look Who's Cooking: The Rhetoric of American Home Cooking Traditions in the Twenty-First Century

Jennifer Rachel Dutch

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496818751
eISBN:
9781496818799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496818751.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

In twenty-first century America, Home cooking has transformed from an overwhelming chore to a nearly avoidable pastime. This rapid disappearance of kitchen skills has led critics to lament the death ... More

Race and RadioPioneering Black Broadcasters in New Orleans

Race and Radio: Pioneering Black Broadcasters in New Orleans

Bala James Baptiste

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496822062
eISBN:
9781496822116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496822062.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Race and Radio: Pioneering Black Broadcasters in New Orleans explicates the emergence of blacks in broadcasting in New Orleans. The racial integration of changed the medium making it a channel for ... More

Riding with DeathVodou Art and Urban Ecology in the Streets of Port-au-Prince

Riding with Death: Vodou Art and Urban Ecology in the Streets of Port-au-Prince

Jana Evans Braziel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812742
eISBN:
9781496812780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812742.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

On the southern end of the Grand Rue, a major thoroughfare that runs through the center of Port-au-Prince, waits the Haitian capital's automobile repair district. This junkyard of steel and rubber, ... More

Subversive SpiritsThe Female Ghost in British and American Popular Culture

Subversive Spirits: The Female Ghost in British and American Popular Culture

Robin Roberts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815569
eISBN:
9781496815606
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815569.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The supernatural remains extraordinarily popular in literature, television, and film. But one figure has remained in the shadow, the female ghost. Inherently liminal, often literally invisible, the ... More

Superman in Myth and Folklore

Superman in Myth and Folklore

Daniel Peretti

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814586
eISBN:
9781496814623
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814586.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Many artists draw upon folklore to craft films, music, literature, and other elements of popular culture. This book examines how the opposite phenomenon occurs: the use of popular culture in the ... More

You Don't Know JackA Storyteller Goes to School

You Don't Know Jack: A Storyteller Goes to School

Kevin D. Cordi

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496821249
eISBN:
9781496821294
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496821249.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

A professional storyteller journeys to discover what it means to be a teacher and a teller of tales. Just like Jack, he traces his path from being raised on the stories of Appalachia and explores if ... More

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