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After Aquarius DawnedHow the Revolutions of the Sixties Became the Popular Culture of the Seventies

After Aquarius Dawned: How the Revolutions of the Sixties Became the Popular Culture of the Seventies

Judy Kutulas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632919
eISBN:
9781469632933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632919.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book looks at how the lives of everyday Americans changed because of the civil rights movement, the sexual revolution, the women’s movement, the counterculture and other “revolutionary” Sixties ... More

All the Agents and SaintsDispatches from the U.S. Borderlands

All the Agents and Saints: Dispatches from the U.S. Borderlands

Stephanie Elizondo Griest

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631592
eISBN:
9781469631615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631592.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

After a decade of chasing stories around the globe, intrepid travel writer Stephanie Elizondo Griest followed the magnetic pull home--only to discover that her native South Texas had been radically ... More

Archives of DispossessionRecovering the Testimonios of Mexican American Herederas, 1848-1960

Archives of Dispossession: Recovering the Testimonios of Mexican American Herederas, 1848-1960

Karen R. Roybal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469633824
eISBN:
9781469633848
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633824.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

One method of American territory expansion in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands was the denial of property rights to Mexican landowners, which led to dispossession. Many historical accounts overlook this ... More

The Battle of Peach Tree CreekHood's First Effort to Save Atlanta

The Battle of Peach Tree Creek: Hood's First Effort to Save Atlanta

Earl J. Hess

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634197
eISBN:
9781469634210
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634197.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

On July 20, 1864, the Civil War struggle for Atlanta reached a pivotal moment. As William T. Sherman's Union forces came ever nearer the city, Confederate President Jefferson Davis replaced the ... More

Black for a DayWhite Fantasies of Race and Empathy

Black for a Day: White Fantasies of Race and Empathy

Alisha Gaines

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632834
eISBN:
9781469632858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632834.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In 1948, journalist Ray Sprigle traded his whiteness to live as a black man for four weeks. A little over a decade later, John Howard Griffin famously “became” black as well, traveling the American ... More

Boss LadyHow Three Women Entrepreneurs Built Successful Big Businesses in the Mid-Twentieth Century

Boss Lady: How Three Women Entrepreneurs Built Successful Big Businesses in the Mid-Twentieth Century

Edith Sparks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469633022
eISBN:
9781469633046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633022.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Mid-twentieth-century women could be “bosses” and “ladies” but this required them to effectively navigate inherent tensions between these two labels, to seize opportunities wherever they found them ... More

City in a GardenEnvironmental Transformations and Racial Justice in Twentieth-Century Austin, Texas

City in a Garden: Environmental Transformations and Racial Justice in Twentieth-Century Austin, Texas

Andrew M. Busch

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632643
eISBN:
9781469632667
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632643.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

The natural beauty of Austin, Texas, has always been central to the city’s identity. From the beginning, city leaders, residents, planners, and employers consistently imagined Austin as a natural ... More

Claiming Turtle Mountain's ConstitutionThe History, Legacy, and Future of a Tribal Nation's Founding Documents

Claiming Turtle Mountain's Constitution: The History, Legacy, and Future of a Tribal Nation's Founding Documents

Keith, Jr. Richotte

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634517
eISBN:
9781469634531
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634517.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Claiming Turtle Mountain’s Constitution examines the formation and adoption of the first constitution of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians through the eyes of the tribal members who voted ... More

Color and CharacterWest Charlotte High and the American Struggle over Educational Equality

Color and Character: West Charlotte High and the American Struggle over Educational Equality

Pamela Grundy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469636078
eISBN:
9781469636092
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636078.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

At a time when race and inequality dominate national debates, the story of West Charlotte High School illuminates the possibilities and challenges of using racial and economic desegregation to foster ... More

Common Sense and a Little FireWomen and WoOrleck, Anneliserking-Class Politics in the United States, 1900-1965

Common Sense and a Little Fire: Women and WoOrleck, Anneliserking-Class Politics in the United States, 1900-1965

Annelise Orleck

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469635910
eISBN:
9781469635934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635910.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Over twenty years after its initial publication, Annelise Orleck's Common Sense and a Little Fire continues to resonate with its harrowing story of activism, labor, and women's history. Orleck traces ... More

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