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ACC BasketballThe Story of the Rivalries, Traditions, and Scandals of the First Two Decades of the Atlantic Coast Conference

ACC Basketball: The Story of the Rivalries, Traditions, and Scandals of the First Two Decades of the Atlantic Coast Conference

J. Samuel Walker

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835036
eISBN:
9781469602578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869123_walker
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Since the inception of the Atlantic Coast Conference, intense rivalries, legendary coaches, gifted players, and fervent fans have come to define the league's basketball history. This book traces the ... More

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

Ain't Got No HomeAmerica's Great Migrations and the Making of an Interracial Left

Ain't Got No Home: America's Great Migrations and the Making of an Interracial Left

Erin Royston Battat

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469614021
eISBN:
9781469614045
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469614021.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Most scholarship on the mass migrations of African Americans and southern whites during and after the Great Depression treats those migrations as separate phenomena, strictly divided along racial ... 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

The American Synthetic Organic Chemicals IndustryWar and Politics, 1910-1930

The American Synthetic Organic Chemicals Industry: War and Politics, 1910-1930

Kathryn Steen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469612904
eISBN:
9781469614458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469612904.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Prior to 1914, Germany dominated the worldwide production of synthetic organic dyes and pharmaceuticals like aspirin. When World War I disrupted the supply of German chemicals to the United States, ... More

Benjamin Elijah Mays, Schoolmaster of the MovementA Biography

Benjamin Elijah Mays, Schoolmaster of the Movement: A Biography

Randal Maurice Jelks

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835364
eISBN:
9781469601748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869871_jelks
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This full-length biography of Benjamin Mays (1894–1984) chronicles the life of the man Martin Luther King Jr. called his “spiritual and intellectual father.” Dean of the Howard University School of ... More

Beyond the AlamoForging Mexican Ethnicity in San Antonio, 1821-1861

Beyond the Alamo: Forging Mexican Ethnicity in San Antonio, 1821-1861

Raul A. Ramos

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832073
eISBN:
9781469604657
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888933_ramos
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Introducing a new model for the transnational history of the United States, this book places Mexican Americans at the center of the Texas creation story. It focuses on Mexican-Texan, or Tejano, ... More

The Body in the ReservoirMurder and Sensationalism in the South

The Body in the Reservoir: Murder and Sensationalism in the South

Michael Ayers Trotti

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831786
eISBN:
9781469604374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899038_trotti
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Centered on a series of dramatic murders in nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Richmond, Virginia, this book uses these gripping stories of crime to explore the evolution of sensationalism in ... More

Born to Be WildThe Rise of the American Motorcyclist

Born to Be Wild: The Rise of the American Motorcyclist

Randy D. McBee

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469622729
eISBN:
9781469623320
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622729.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In 1947, 4,000 motorcycle hobbyists converged on Hollister, California. As images of dissolute bikers graced the pages of newspapers and magazines, the three-day gathering sparked the growth of a new ... 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

Boston Against BusingRace, Class, and Ethnicity in the 1960s and 1970s

Boston Against Busing: Race, Class, and Ethnicity in the 1960s and 1970s

Ronald P. Formisano

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807855263
eISBN:
9781469602325
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869703_formisano
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Perhaps the most spectacular reaction to court-ordered busing in the 1970s occurred in Boston, where there was intense and protracted protest. This book explores the sources of white opposition to ... More

Brand NFLMaking and Selling America's Favorite Sport

Brand NFL: Making and Selling America's Favorite Sport

Michael Oriard

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807871560
eISBN:
9781469604992
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899656_oriard
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Professional football today is an $8 billion sports entertainment industry—and the most popular spectator sport in America, with designs on expansion across the globe. This field-level view of the ... More

Carolina IsraeliteHow Harry Golden Made Us Care about Jews, the South, and Civil Rights

Carolina Israelite: How Harry Golden Made Us Care about Jews, the South, and Civil Rights

Kimberly Hartnett

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621036
eISBN:
9781469623214
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621036.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This biography of Jewish American writer and humorist Harry Golden (1903–1981) illuminates a remarkable life intertwined with the rise of the civil rights movement, Jewish popular culture, and the ... More

Children of ReunionVietnamese Adoptions and the Politics of Family Migrations

Children of Reunion: Vietnamese Adoptions and the Politics of Family Migrations

Allison Varzally

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630915
eISBN:
9781469630939
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630915.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book examines the migrations of Vietnamese adoptees and Amerasians since 1965 to answer questions about gendered power relations, obligations to refugees, and constructions of family during an ... More

Chocolate CityA History of Race and Democracy in the Nation's Capital

Chocolate City: A History of Race and Democracy in the Nation's Capital

Chris Myers Asch and George Derek Musgrove

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635866
eISBN:
9781469635873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635866.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Monumental in scope and vividly detailed, Chocolate City tells the tumultuous, four-century story of race and democracy in our nation’s capital. Emblematic of the ongoing tensions between America’s ... More

City of InmatesConquest, Rebellion, and the Rise of Human Caging in Los Angeles, 1771-1965

City of Inmates: Conquest, Rebellion, and the Rise of Human Caging in Los Angeles, 1771-1965

Kelly Lytle Hernández

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631189
eISBN:
9781469631202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631189.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Los Angeles incarcerates more people than any other city in the United States, which imprisons more people than any other nation on Earth. This book explains how the City of Angels became the capital ... 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

The Complete Guide to Soccer Fitness & Injury PreventionA Handbook for Players, Parents, and Coaches

The Complete Guide to Soccer Fitness & Injury Prevention: A Handbook for Players, Parents, and Coaches

Donald T. Kirkendall

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831823
eISBN:
9781469602974
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882757_kirkendall
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

What are the best fuel foods for soccer players? What training regimen will best prepare young soccer players and improve their resistance to injuries? This book presents answers to these questions. ... More

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