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AlcoholA History

Alcohol: A History

Rod Phillips

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469617602
eISBN:
9781469617626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617602.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Whether as wine, beer, mead, or spirits, alcohol has had a constant and often controversial role in human life. This book surveys the attitudes and consumption of alcohol and examines a 9,000 year ... More

America Is the PrisonArts and Politics in Prison in the 1970s

America Is the Prison: Arts and Politics in Prison in the 1970s

Lee Bernstein

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833872
eISBN:
9781469604046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898321_bernstein
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In the 1970s, while politicians and activists outside prisons debated the proper response to crime, incarcerated people helped shape those debates though a broad range of remarkable political and ... More

AmericanismNew Perspectives on the History of an Ideal

Americanism: New Perspectives on the History of an Ideal

Michael Kazin and Joseph A. McCartin (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807830109
eISBN:
9781469602332
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869710_kazin
Subject:
History, Cultural History

What is Americanism? The contributors to this volume recognize Americanism in all its complexity—as an ideology, an articulation of the nation's rightful place in the world, a set of traditions, a ... More

Critical AmericansVictorian Intellectuals and Transatlantic Liberal Reform

Critical Americans: Victorian Intellectuals and Transatlantic Liberal Reform

Leslie Butler

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807830840
eISBN:
9781469606125
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877579_butler
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This intellectual history of American liberalism during the second half of the nineteenth century examines a group of nationally prominent and internationally oriented writers who sustained an ... More

Modern Food, Moral FoodSelf-Control, Science, and the Rise of Modern American Eating in the Early Twentieth Century

Modern Food, Moral Food: Self-Control, Science, and the Rise of Modern American Eating in the Early Twentieth Century

Helen Zoe Veit

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607702
eISBN:
9781469612751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469607719_Veit
Subject:
History, Cultural History

American eating changed dramatically in the early twentieth century. As food production became more industrialized, nutritionists, home economists, and so-called racial scientists were all pointing ... More

The New Encyclopedia of Southern CultureVolume 16: Sports and Recreation

The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture: Volume 16: Sports and Recreation

Harvey H. Jackson III and Charles Reagan Wilson (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834411
eISBN:
9781469616773
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469616766_Jackson
Subject:
History, Cultural History

What southerners do, where they go, and what they expect to accomplish in their spare time, their “leisure,” reveals much about their cultural values, class and racial similarities and differences, ... More

A Republic in TimeTemporality and Social Imagination in Nineteenth-Century America

A Republic in Time: Temporality and Social Imagination in Nineteenth-Century America

Thomas M. Allen

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831793
eISBN:
9781469603827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807868171_allen
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The development of the American nation has typically been interpreted in terms of its expansion through space, specifically its growth westward. This book posits time, not space, as the most ... More

Slavery on TrialLaw, Abolitionism, and Print Culture

Slavery on Trial: Law, Abolitionism, and Print Culture

Jeannine Marie DeLombard

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807830864
eISBN:
9781469605791
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887738_delombard
Subject:
History, Cultural History

America's legal consciousness was high during the era that saw the imprisonment of abolitionist editor William Lloyd Garrison, the execution of slave revolutionary Nat Turner, and the hangings of ... More

Sold AmericanConsumption and Citizenship, 1890-1945

Sold American: Consumption and Citizenship, 1890-1945

Charles F. McGovern

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830338
eISBN:
9781469606040
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876640_mcgovern
Subject:
History, Cultural History

At the turn of the twentieth century, an emerging consumer culture in the United States promoted constant spending to meet material needs and develop social identity and self-cultivation. This book ... More

The Vegetarian CrusadeThe Rise of an American Reform Movement, 1817-1921

The Vegetarian Crusade: The Rise of an American Reform Movement, 1817-1921

Adam D. Shprintzen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469608914
eISBN:
9781469612690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469608921_Shprintzen
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Vegetarianism has been practiced in the United States since the country's founding, yet the early years of the movement have been woefully misunderstood and understudied. Through the Civil War, the ... More

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