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Julius ChambersA Life in the Legal Struggle for Civil Rights

Julius Chambers: A Life in the Legal Struggle for Civil Rights

Richard A. Rosen and Joseph Mosnier

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469628547
eISBN:
9781469628561
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628547.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Born in the hamlet of Mount Gilead, North Carolina, Julius Chambers (1936–2013) escaped the fetters of the Jim Crow South to emerge in the 1960s and 1970s as the nation’s leading African American ... More

Mania for FreedomAmerican Literatures of Enthusiasm from the Revolution to the Civil War

Mania for Freedom: American Literatures of Enthusiasm from the Revolution to the Civil War

John Mac Kilgore

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629728
eISBN:
9781469629742
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629728.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

“Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm,” wrote Ralph Waldo Emerson in 1841. While this statement may read like an innocuous truism today, the claim would have been controversial in the ... More

Sharing This WalkAn Ethnography of Prison Life in Brazil

Sharing This Walk: An Ethnography of Prison Life in Brazil

Karina Biondi

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469623405
eISBN:
9781469630328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623405.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The First Command of Capital (Primeiro Comando do Capital - PCC) is a São Paulo prison gang, founded in the 1990s, that has expanded into the most powerful criminal network in Brazil. Karina Biondi’s ... More

ContraculturaAlternative Arts and Social Transformation in Authoritarian Brazil

Contracultura: Alternative Arts and Social Transformation in Authoritarian Brazil

Christopher Dunn

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469628516
eISBN:
9781469628530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628516.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Christopher Dunn’s history of authoritarian Brazil exposes the inventive cultural production and intense social transformations that emerged during the rule of an iron-fisted military regime during ... More

Blue TexasThe Making of a Multiracial Democratic Coalition in the Civil Rights Era

Blue Texas: The Making of a Multiracial Democratic Coalition in the Civil Rights Era

Max Krochmal

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469626758
eISBN:
9781469628035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626758.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Beginning in the 1930s, Max Krochmal tells the story of the decades-long struggle for democracy in Texas, when African American, Mexican American, and white labor and community activists gradually ... More

Yankee PlagueEscaped Union Prisoners and the Collapse of the Confederacy

Yankee Plague: Escaped Union Prisoners and the Collapse of the Confederacy

Lorien Foote

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630557
eISBN:
9781469630571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630557.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

During the winter of 1864, more than 3,000 Federal prisoners of war escaped from Confederate prison camps into South Carolina and North Carolina, often with the aid of local slaves. Their flight ... More

Written/UnwrittenDiversity and the Hidden Truths of Tenure

Written/Unwritten: Diversity and the Hidden Truths of Tenure

Patricia A. Matthew (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469627717
eISBN:
9781469627731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627717.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

The academy may claim to seek and value diversity in its professoriate, but reports from faculty of color around the country make clear that departments and administrators discriminate in ways that ... More

Understanding Health Inequalities and JusticeBridging Perspectives for New Conversations

Understanding Health Inequalities and Justice: Bridging Perspectives for New Conversations

Mara Buchbinder, Michele Rivkin-Fish, and Rebecca Walker (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630359
eISBN:
9781469630373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630359.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Amidst ongoing debate about health care reform, the need for informed analyses of U.S. health policy is greater than ever. The twelve original essays in this volume show that common public debates ... More

Prescription for ChangeThe Looming Crisis in Drug Development

Prescription for Change: The Looming Crisis in Drug Development

Michael Kinch

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630625
eISBN:
9781469630649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630625.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

The introduction of new medicines has dramatically improved the quantity and quality of individual and public health while contributing trillions of dollars to the global economy. In spite of these ... More

Making Black Los AngelesClass, Gender, and Community, 1850-1917

Making Black Los Angeles: Class, Gender, and Community, 1850-1917

Marne L. Campbell

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629278
eISBN:
9781469629292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629278.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Black Los Angeles started small. The first census of the newly formed Los Angeles County in 1850 recorded only twelve Americans of African descent alongside a population of more than 3,500 Anglo ... More

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