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Indigenous Prosperity and American ConquestIndian Women of the Ohio River Valley, 1690-1792

Indigenous Prosperity and American Conquest: Indian Women of the Ohio River Valley, 1690-1792

Susan Sleeper-Smith

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640587
eISBN:
9781469640594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640587.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Examines the Ohio River valley though an environmental lens and explores the role that American Indian women played in creating a sedentary agrarian village world in this rich and fertile landscape. ... More

Rubber and the Making of VietnamAn Ecological History, 1897-1975

Rubber and the Making of Vietnam: An Ecological History, 1897-1975

Michitake Aso

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469637150
eISBN:
9781469637167
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469637150.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

How can a single tree species affect human projects on the scale of empires and nations? Rubber and the Making of Vietnam explores this question for the rubber tree in Vietnamese history. Dating back ... More

Campaign of Giants--The Battle for PetersburgVolume 1: From the Crossing of the James to the Crater

Campaign of Giants--The Battle for Petersburg: Volume 1: From the Crossing of the James to the Crater

A. Wilson Greene

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638577
eISBN:
9781469638584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638577.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Grinding, bloody, and ultimately decisive, the Petersburg Campaign was the Civil War's longest and among its most complex. Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee squared off for more than nine months in ... More

Islam without EuropeTraditions of Reform in Eighteenth-Century Islamic Thought

Islam without Europe: Traditions of Reform in Eighteenth-Century Islamic Thought

Ahmad S. Dallal

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469641409
eISBN:
9781469640358
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469641409.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Replete with a cast of giants in Islamic thought and philosophy, Ahmad S. Dallal’s pathbreaking intellectual history of the eighteenth-century Muslim world challenges stale views of this period as ... More

Picturing IdentityContemporary American Autobiography in Image and Text

Picturing Identity: Contemporary American Autobiography in Image and Text

Hertha D. Sweet Wong

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640709
eISBN:
9781469640716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640709.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

In this book, Hertha D. Sweet Wong examines the intersection of writing and visual art in the autobiographical work of twentieth- and twenty-first-century American writers and artists who employ a ... More

Revolutionaries for the RightAnticommunist Internationalism and Paramilitary Warfare in the Cold War

Revolutionaries for the Right: Anticommunist Internationalism and Paramilitary Warfare in the Cold War

Kyle Burke

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640730
eISBN:
9781469640747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640730.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Freedom fighters. Guerrilla warriors. Soldiers of fortune. The many civil wars and rebellions against communist governments drew heavily from this cast of characters. Yet from Nicaragua to ... More

To Master the Boundless SeaThe U.S. Navy, the Marine Environment, and the Cartography of Empire

To Master the Boundless Sea: The U.S. Navy, the Marine Environment, and the Cartography of Empire

Jason W. Smith

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640440
eISBN:
9781469640457
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640440.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

As the United States grew into an empire in the late nineteenth century, notions like “sea power” derived not only from fleets, bases, and decisive battles but also from a scientific effort to ... More

Fugitives, Smugglers, and ThievesPiracy and Personhood in American Literature

Fugitives, Smugglers, and Thieves: Piracy and Personhood in American Literature

Sharada Balachandran Orihuela

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640921
eISBN:
9781469640938
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640921.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

In this book, Sharada Balachandran Orihuela examines property ownership and its connections to citizenship, race and slavery, and piracy as seen through the lens of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century ... More

Race Over PartyBlack Politics and Partisanship in Late Nineteenth-Century Boston

Race Over Party: Black Politics and Partisanship in Late Nineteenth-Century Boston

Millington W. Bergeson-Lockwood

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640419
eISBN:
9781469640426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640419.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In late nineteenth-century Boston, battles over black party loyalty were fights over the place of African Americans in the post–Civil War nation. In his fresh in-depth study of black partisanship and ... More

Migrant LongingLetter Writing across the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Migrant Longing: Letter Writing across the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Miroslava Chávez-García

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469641034
eISBN:
9781469641041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469641034.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Drawing upon a personal collection of more than 300 letters exchanged between her parents and other family members across the U.S.-Mexico border, Miroslava Chávez-García recreates and gives meaning ... More

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