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American Civil WarsThe United States, Latin America, Europe, and the Crisis of the 1860s

American Civil Wars: The United States, Latin America, Europe, and the Crisis of the 1860s

Don H. Doyle (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631097
eISBN:
9781469631110
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631097.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

American Civil Wars takes readers away from battlefields and sectional divides to view the conflict from outside the national arena. Contributors to this volume position the conflict squarely in the ... More

Atlantic Bonds: A Nineteenth-Century Odyssey from America to AfricaA Nineteenth-Century Odyssey from America to Africa

Atlantic Bonds: A Nineteenth-Century Odyssey from America to Africa: A Nineteenth-Century Odyssey from America to Africa

Lisa A. Lindsay

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631127
eISBN:
9781469631141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631127.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Through the contextualized biography of a previously unknown African American immigrant to Africa, this book illuminates slavery and freedom in multiple parts of the nineteenth century Atlantic ... More

Children of ReunionVietnamese Adoptions and the Politics of Family Migrations

Children of Reunion: Vietnamese Adoptions and the Politics of Family Migrations

Allison Varzally

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630915
eISBN:
9781469630939
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630915.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book examines the migrations of Vietnamese adoptees and Amerasians since 1965 to answer questions about gendered power relations, obligations to refugees, and constructions of family during an ... More

City of InmatesConquest, Rebellion, and the Rise of Human Caging in Los Angeles, 1771-1965

City of Inmates: Conquest, Rebellion, and the Rise of Human Caging in Los Angeles, 1771-1965

Kelly Lytle Hernández

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631189
eISBN:
9781469631202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631189.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Los Angeles incarcerates more people than any other city in the United States, which imprisons more people than any other nation on Earth. This book explains how the City of Angels became the capital ... More

Civil Rights, Culture WarsThe Fight over a Mississippi Textbook

Civil Rights, Culture Wars: The Fight over a Mississippi Textbook

Charles W. Eagles

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631158
eISBN:
9781469631172
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631158.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Just as Mississippi whites in the 1950s and 1960s had fought to maintain school segregation, they battled in the 1970s to control the school curriculum. Educators faced a crucial choice between ... More

Colored TravelersMobility and the Fight for Citizenship before the Civil War

Colored Travelers: Mobility and the Fight for Citizenship before the Civil War

Elizabeth Stordeur Pryor

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469628578
eISBN:
9781469628592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628578.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Americans have long regarded the freedom of travel a central tenet of citizenship. Yet, in the United States, freedom of movement has historically been a right reserved for whites. In this book, ... More

Darkness Falls on the Land of LightExperiencing Religious Awakenings in Eighteenth-Century New England

Darkness Falls on the Land of Light: Experiencing Religious Awakenings in Eighteenth-Century New England

Douglas L. Winiarski

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469628264
eISBN:
9781469628288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628264.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This sweeping history of popular religion in eighteenth-century New England examines the experiences of ordinary men and women living through extraordinary times. Drawing on an unprecedented quantity ... More

Discovering the SouthOne Man's Travels through a Changing America in the 1930s

Discovering the South: One Man's Travels through a Changing America in the 1930s

Jennifer Ritterhouse

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630946
eISBN:
9781469630960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630946.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During the Great Depression, the American South was not merely "the nation's number one economic problem," as President Franklin Roosevelt declared. It was also a battlefield on which forces for and ... More

Experiential CaribbeanCreating Knowledge and Healing in the Early Modern Atlantic

Experiential Caribbean: Creating Knowledge and Healing in the Early Modern Atlantic

Pablo F. Gómez

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630878
eISBN:
9781469630892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630878.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book examines the strategies that Caribbean people used to create authoritative knowledge about the natural world, and particularly the body, during the long seventeenth century. It reveals a ... More

From Goodwill to GrungeA History of Secondhand Styles and Alternative Economies

From Goodwill to Grunge: A History of Secondhand Styles and Alternative Economies

Jennifer Le Zotte

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631905
eISBN:
9781469631929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631905.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In this surprising new look at how clothing, style, and commerce came together to change American culture, Jennifer Le Zotte examines how secondhand goods sold at thrift stores, flea markets, and ... More

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