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Latino CityImmigration and Urban Crisis in Lawrence, Massachusetts, 1945-2000

Latino City: Immigration and Urban Crisis in Lawrence, Massachusetts, 1945-2000

Llana Barber

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631349
eISBN:
9781469631363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631349.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Latino City explores the transformation of Lawrence, Massachusetts, into New England’s first Latino-majority city. Like many industrial cities, Lawrence entered a downward economic spiral in the ... More

William JamesPsychical Research and the Challenge of Modernity

William James: Psychical Research and the Challenge of Modernity

Krister Dylan Knapp

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631240
eISBN:
9781469631264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631240.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

In this insightful new book on the remarkable William James, the American psychologist and philosopher, Krister Dylan Knapp provides the first deeply historical and acutely analytical account of ... More

Winning the Third WorldSino-American Rivalry during the Cold War

Winning the Third World: Sino-American Rivalry during the Cold War

Gregg A. Brazinsky

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631707
eISBN:
9781469631721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631707.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Winning the Third World examines afresh the intense and enduring rivalry between the United States and China during the Cold War. Gregg A. Brazinsky shows how both nations fought vigorously to ... More

Silk Stockings and SocialismPhiladelphia's Radical Hosiery Workers from the Jazz Age to the New Deal

Silk Stockings and Socialism: Philadelphia's Radical Hosiery Workers from the Jazz Age to the New Deal

Sharon McConnell-Sidorick

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469632957
eISBN:
9781469632971
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632957.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The 1920s Jazz Age is remembered for flappers and speakeasies, not for the success of a declining labor movement. A more complex story was unfolding among the young women and men in the hosiery mills ... More

Making GullahA History of Sapelo Islanders, Race, and the American Imagination

Making Gullah: A History of Sapelo Islanders, Race, and the American Imagination

Melissa L. Cooper

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469632681
eISBN:
9781469632704
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632681.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

During the 1920s and 1930s, anthropologists and folklorists became obsessed with uncovering connections between African Americans and their African roots. At the same time, popular print media and ... More

Life and Times of General Andrew PickensRevolutionary War Hero, American Founder

Life and Times of General Andrew Pickens: Revolutionary War Hero, American Founder

Rod Andrew Jr.

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631530
eISBN:
9781469631554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631530.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Andrew Pickens (1739–1817), the hard-fighting South Carolina militia commander of the American Revolution, was the hero of many victories against British and Loyalist forces. In this book, Rod Andrew ... More

Experiential CaribbeanCreating Knowledge and Healing in the Early Modern Atlantic

Experiential Caribbean: Creating Knowledge and Healing in the Early Modern Atlantic

Pablo F. Gómez

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630878
eISBN:
9781469630892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630878.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book examines the strategies that Caribbean people used to create authoritative knowledge about the natural world, and particularly the body, during the long seventeenth century. It reveals a ... More

Power of Objects in Eighteenth-Century British America

Power of Objects in Eighteenth-Century British America

Jennifer Van Horn

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469629568
eISBN:
9781469629582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629568.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Over the course of the eighteenth century, Anglo-Americans purchased an unprecedented number and array of goods. This book investigates these diverse artifacts—from portraits and city views to ... 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

No Right to Be IdleThe Invention of Disability, 1840s-1930s

No Right to Be Idle: The Invention of Disability, 1840s-1930s

Sarah F. Rose

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469624891
eISBN:
9781469624914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624891.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Americans with all sorts of disabilities came to be labeled as “unproductive citizens.” Before that, disabled people had contributed as they ... More

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