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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

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