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Apostle of UnionA Political Biography of Edward Everett

Apostle of Union: A Political Biography of Edward Everett

Matthew Mason

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628608
eISBN:
9781469628622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628608.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Best known today as “the other speaker at Gettysburg” alongside Abraham Lincoln, Edward Everett had a distinguished and revealing career in American politics between the 1820s and the Civil War. He ... More

The Ashley Cooper PlanThe Founding of Carolina and the Origins of Southern Political Culture

The Ashley Cooper Plan: The Founding of Carolina and the Origins of Southern Political Culture

Thomas D. Wilson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628905
eISBN:
9781469626307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628905.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book demonstrates that early utopian visions for England’s American colonies had a lasting impact. Those early plans not only influenced the future form of American cities, but they shaped the ... More

Empowering RevolutionAmerica, Poland, and the End of the Cold War

Empowering Revolution: America, Poland, and the End of the Cold War

Gregory F. Domber

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469618517
eISBN:
9781469618531
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618517.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

As the most populated country in Eastern Europe as well as the birthplace of the largest communist dissident movement, Poland proved crucial in understanding Eastern Europe's transition from ... More

Innocent WeaponsThe Soviet and American Politics of Childhood in the Cold War

Innocent Weapons: The Soviet and American Politics of Childhood in the Cold War

Margaret E. Peacock

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469618579
eISBN:
9781469618593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618579.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

In the 1950s and 1960s, images of children appeared everywhere, from movies to milk cartons. Their smiling faces were used to sell everything, including war. This book offers an unprecedented account ... More

Right MovesThe Conservative Think Tank in American Political Culture since 1945

Right Moves: The Conservative Think Tank in American Political Culture since 1945

Jason Stahl

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627861
eISBN:
9781469627885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627861.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

From the middle of the twentieth century, think tanks have played an indelible role in the rise of American conservatism. Positioning themselves against the alleged liberal bias of the media, ... More

The Terms of OrderPolitical Science and the Myth of Leadership

The Terms of Order: Political Science and the Myth of Leadership

Cedric J. Robinson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628219
eISBN:
9781469628226
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628219.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Do we live in basically orderly societies that occasionally erupt into violent conflict, or do we fail to perceive the constancy of violence and disorder in our societies? In this classic book, ... More

Virgin VoteHow Young Americans Made Democracy Social, Politics Personal, and Voting Popular in the Nineteenth Century

Virgin Vote: How Young Americans Made Democracy Social, Politics Personal, and Voting Popular in the Nineteenth Century

Jon Grinspan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627342
eISBN:
9781469627366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627342.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

The Virgin Vote traces the experiences of children and young adults from the 1840s through 1900, an era in which the most enthusiastic participants in politics came from this young demographic. ... More

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