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American Child BrideA History of Minors and Marriage in the United States

American Child Bride: A History of Minors and Marriage in the United States

Nicholas L. Syrett

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629537
eISBN:
9781469629551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629537.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Most in the United States likely associate the concept of the child bride with the mores and practices of the distant past. But Nicholas L. Syrett challenges this assumption in his sweeping and ... More

Blue TexasThe Making of a Multiracial Democratic Coalition in the Civil Rights Era

Blue Texas: The Making of a Multiracial Democratic Coalition in the Civil Rights Era

Max Krochmal

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469626758
eISBN:
9781469628035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626758.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Beginning in the 1930s, Max Krochmal tells the story of the decades-long struggle for democracy in Texas, when African American, Mexican American, and white labor and community activists gradually ... More

ContraculturaAlternative Arts and Social Transformation in Authoritarian Brazil

Contracultura: Alternative Arts and Social Transformation in Authoritarian Brazil

Christopher Dunn

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469628516
eISBN:
9781469628530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628516.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Christopher Dunn’s history of authoritarian Brazil exposes the inventive cultural production and intense social transformations that emerged during the rule of an iron-fisted military regime during ... More

The End of DaysAfrican American Religion and Politics in the Age of Emancipation

The End of Days: African American Religion and Politics in the Age of Emancipation

Matthew Harper

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629360
eISBN:
9781469629384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629360.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

For 4 million slaves, emancipation was a liberation and resurrection story of biblical proportion, both the clearest example of God’s intervention in human history and a sign of the end of days. This ... More

From Reconciliation to RevolutionHow the Student Interracial Ministry Took Up the Cause of Civil Rights

From Reconciliation to Revolution: How the Student Interracial Ministry Took Up the Cause of Civil Rights

David P. Cline

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630434
eISBN:
9781469630458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630434.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The Student Interracial Ministry (SIM) was a seminary-based, nationally influential Protestant civil rights organization that drew on the Social Gospel and Student Christian Movement traditions to ... More

Gathering to Save a NationLincoln and the Union's War Governors

Gathering to Save a Nation: Lincoln and the Union's War Governors

Stephen D. Engle

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629339
eISBN:
9781469629353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629339.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This work examines the role of Union governors in the Civil War and how these politicians were pivotal in securing victory. In a time of limited federal authority, governors were an essential part of ... More

In Love and StruggleThe Revolutionary Lives of James and Grace Lee Boggs

In Love and Struggle: The Revolutionary Lives of James and Grace Lee Boggs

Stephen M. Ward

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780807835203
eISBN:
9781469617718
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807835203.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

James Boggs (1919-1993) and Grace Lee Boggs (1915-2015) were two largely unsung but critically important figures in the black freedom struggle. Born and raised in Alabama, James Boggs came to Detroit ... More

Isles of NoiseSonic Media in the Caribbean

Isles of Noise: Sonic Media in the Caribbean

Alejandra Bronfman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469628691
eISBN:
9781469628714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628691.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

In this media history of the Caribbean, Alejandra Bronfman traces how technology, culture, and politics developed in a region that was "wired" earlier and more widely than many other parts of the ... More

Julius ChambersA Life in the Legal Struggle for Civil Rights

Julius Chambers: A Life in the Legal Struggle for Civil Rights

Richard A. Rosen and Joseph Mosnier

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469628547
eISBN:
9781469628561
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628547.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Born in the hamlet of Mount Gilead, North Carolina, Julius Chambers (1936–2013) escaped the fetters of the Jim Crow South to emerge in the 1960s and 1970s as the nation’s leading African American ... More

Making Black Los AngelesClass, Gender, and Community, 1850-1917

Making Black Los Angeles: Class, Gender, and Community, 1850-1917

Marne L. Campbell

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629278
eISBN:
9781469629292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629278.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Black Los Angeles started small. The first census of the newly formed Los Angeles County in 1850 recorded only twelve Americans of African descent alongside a population of more than 3,500 Anglo ... More

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