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The Promise of PatriarchyWomen and the Nation of Islam

The Promise of Patriarchy: Women and the Nation of Islam

Ula Yvette Taylor

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469633930
eISBN:
9781469633954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633930.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The patriarchal structure of the Nation of Islam (NOI) promised black women the prospect of finding a provider and a protector among the organization’s men, who were fiercely committed to these ... More

Jah KingdomRastafarians, Tanzania, and Pan-Africanism in the Age of Decolonization

Jah Kingdom: Rastafarians, Tanzania, and Pan-Africanism in the Age of Decolonization

Monique A. Bedasse

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469633596
eISBN:
9781469633619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633596.001.0001
Subject:
History, African History

From its beginnings in 1930s Jamaica, the Rastafarian movement has become a global presence. While the existing studies of Rastafari have primarily focused on its cultural expression through reggae ... More

Goat CastleA True Story of Murder, Race, and the Gothic South

Goat Castle: A True Story of Murder, Race, and the Gothic South

Karen L. Cox

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469635033
eISBN:
9781469635057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635033.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In 1932, the city of Natchez, Mississippi, reckoned with an unexpected influx of journalists and tourists as the lurid story of a local murder was splashed across headlines nationwide. Two ... More

The Battle of Peach Tree CreekHood's First Effort to Save Atlanta

The Battle of Peach Tree Creek: Hood's First Effort to Save Atlanta

Earl J. Hess

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634197
eISBN:
9781469634210
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634197.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

On July 20, 1864, the Civil War struggle for Atlanta reached a pivotal moment. As William T. Sherman's Union forces came ever nearer the city, Confederate President Jefferson Davis replaced the ... More

RunawayGregory Bateson, the Double Bind, and the Rise of Ecological Consciousness

Runaway: Gregory Bateson, the Double Bind, and the Rise of Ecological Consciousness

Anthony Chaney

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631738
eISBN:
9781469631752
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631738.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

The anthropologist Gregory Bateson has been called a lost giant of twentieth-century thought. In the years following World War II, Bateson was among the group of mathematicians, engineers, and social ... More

Religious FreedomThe Contested History of an American Ideal

Religious Freedom: The Contested History of an American Ideal

Tisa Wenger

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634623
eISBN:
9781469634647
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634623.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Religious freedom is so often presented as a timeless American ideal and an inalienable right, appearing fully formed at the founding of the United States. That is simply not so, Tisa Wenger contends ... More

Place of StoneDighton Rock and the Erasure of America's Indigenous Past

Place of Stone: Dighton Rock and the Erasure of America's Indigenous Past

Douglas Hunter

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634401
eISBN:
9781469634425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634401.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Claimed by many to be the most frequently documented artifact in American archeology, Dighton Rock is a forty-ton boulder covered in petroglyphs in southern Massachusetts. First noted by New England ... More

New York IntellectualsThe Rise and Decline of the Anti-Stalinist Left From the 1930s to the 1980s

New York Intellectuals: The Rise and Decline of the Anti-Stalinist Left From the 1930s to the 1980s

Alan M. Wald

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469635941
eISBN:
9781469635965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635941.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

For a generation, this book has stood as the authoritative account of an often misunderstood chapter in the history of a celebrated tradition among literary radicals in the United States that began ... More

Knocking on Labor's DoorUnion Organizing in the 1970s and the Roots of a New Economic Divide

Knocking on Labor's Door: Union Organizing in the 1970s and the Roots of a New Economic Divide

Lane Windham

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632070
eISBN:
9781469632094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632070.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The power of unions in workers’ lives and in the American political system has declined dramatically since the 1970s. In recent years, many have argued that the crisis took root when unions stopped ... More

Funding FeminismMonied Women, Philanthropy, and the Women's Movement, 1870-1967

Funding Feminism: Monied Women, Philanthropy, and the Women's Movement, 1870-1967

Joan Marie Johnson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634692
eISBN:
9781469634715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634692.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Joan Marie Johnson examines an understudied dimension of women’s history in the United States: how a group of affluent white women from the late-nineteenth through the mid-twentieth centuries ... More

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