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American Studies Encounters the Middle East

American Studies Encounters the Middle East

Alex Lubin and Marwan M. Kraidy (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628844
eISBN:
9781469628868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628844.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

In American Studies, attention is shifting to American engagements with the Middle East, especially in the aftermath of war in Iraq and broad American economic influence. As protest against economic ... More

American Universities and the Birth of Modern Mormonism, 1867-1940 

American Universities and the Birth of Modern Mormonism, 1867-1940 

Thomas W. Simpson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628639
eISBN:
9781469628653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628639.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

In the closing decades of the nineteenth century, college-age Latter-day Saints began undertaking a remarkable intellectual pilgrimage to the nation's elite universities, including Harvard, Columbia, ... More

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

Beyond IntegrationThe Black Freedom Struggle in Escambia County, Florida, 1960-1980

Beyond Integration: The Black Freedom Struggle in Escambia County, Florida, 1960-1980

J. Michael Butler

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627472
eISBN:
9781469627496
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627472.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The 1960s civil rights movement has been properly memorialized as an era of tremendous social progress in America. Yet the integration of public accommodations and passage of federal laws started a ... More

Braxton BraggThe Most Hated Man of the Confederacy

Braxton Bragg: The Most Hated Man of the Confederacy

Earl J. Hess

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628752
eISBN:
9781469628776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628752.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Confederate General Braxton Bragg’s reputation has suffered ever since the Civil War. The most-hated man of the Confederacy was blamed for lost battles and branded as a chief cause of Confederate ... More

The Common CauseCreating Race and Nation in the American Revolution

The Common Cause: Creating Race and Nation in the American Revolution

Robert G. Parkinson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469626635
eISBN:
9781469628103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626635.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The Common Cause is about how the founding fathers mobilized political authority and military resistance to defeat their cultural cousins. This study examines the overall shape of mobilization in the ... More

Defiant WorkersRace, Sexuality, and the Political Visions of Braceros

Defiant Workers: Race, Sexuality, and the Political Visions of Braceros

Mireya Loza

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469629766
eISBN:
9781469629780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629766.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In this book, Mireya Loza sheds new light on the private lives of migrant men who participated in the Bracero Program (1942-1964), a binational agreement between the United States and Mexico that ... More

Depression FolkGrassroots Music and Left-Wing Politics in 1930s America

Depression Folk: Grassroots Music and Left-Wing Politics in 1930s America

Ronald D. Cohen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628813
eISBN:
9781469628837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628813.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

The role of folk music, broadly defined, during the trying years of the Great Depression in the United States, 1929–40, with a particular focus on the role of left-wing political groups and ... More

Engines of DiplomacyIndian Trading Factories and the Negotiation of American Empire

Engines of Diplomacy: Indian Trading Factories and the Negotiation of American Empire

David Andrew Nichols

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469626895
eISBN:
9781469626918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626895.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

For a quarter of a century, the United States government operated a system of public trading posts, or factories, in the eastern North American borderland. The factories sold manufactured goods to ... More

Family of EarthA Southern Mountain Childhood

Family of Earth: A Southern Mountain Childhood

Wilma Dykeman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469629148
eISBN:
9781469629162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629148.001.0001
Subject:
History, Family History

Discovered as a typewritten manuscript only after her death in 2006, Family of Earth allows us to see into the young mind of author and Appalachian native Wilma Dykeman (1920–2006), who would become ... More

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