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Southern discomfort : women's activism in Tampa, Florida, 1880s-1920s

Author: Nancy A Hewitt
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2001.
Series: Women in American history.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Vitally linked to the Caribbean and southern Europe as well as to the Confederacy, the Cigar City of Tampa, Florida, never fit comfortably into the biracial mold of the New South. In Southern Discomfort, the esteemed historian Nancy A. Hewitt explores the interactions among distinct groups of women - native-born white, African American, and Cuban and Italian immigrant women - that shaped women's activism in this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy A Hewitt
ISBN: 0252026829 9780252026829
OCLC Number: 46564709
Description: xiv, 345 p., [10] p. of plates : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part I: 1. Creating the cigar city --
2. An activist mosaic --
3. Solidarity and segregation --
4. Race conflicts and class currents --
Part II: 5. African American women confront Jim Crow --
6. Anglo women in the era of institution building --
7. Latin women from exiles to immigrants --
8. New women --
9. Recasting activist identities.
Series Title: Women in American history.
Responsibility: Nancy A. Hewitt.
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"Vitally linked to the Caribbean and southern Europe as well as to the Confederacy, the Cigar City of Tampa, Florida, never fit comfortably into the biracial mold of the New South. In Southern Discomfort, the esteemed historian Nancy A. Hewitt explores the interactions among distinct groups of women - native-born white, African American, and Cuban and Italian immigrant women - that shaped women's activism in this vibrant, multiethnic city."--BOOK JACKET.

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