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Allende's Chile and the Inter-American Cold War

Allende's Chile and the Inter-American Cold War

Tanya Harmer

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834954
eISBN:
9781469602721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869246_harmer
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Fidel Castro described Salvador Allende's democratic election as president of Chile in 1970 as the most important revolutionary triumph in Latin America after the Cuban revolution. Yet celebrations ... More

America Is the PrisonArts and Politics in Prison in the 1970s

America Is the Prison: Arts and Politics in Prison in the 1970s

Lee Bernstein

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833872
eISBN:
9781469604046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898321_bernstein
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In the 1970s, while politicians and activists outside prisons debated the proper response to crime, incarcerated people helped shape those debates though a broad range of remarkable political and ... More

American BardsWalt Whitman and Other Unlikely Candidates for National Poet

American Bards: Walt Whitman and Other Unlikely Candidates for National Poet

Edward Whitley

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834213
eISBN:
9781469606354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899427_whitley
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Walt Whitman has long been regarded as the quintessential American bard, the poet who best represents all that is distinctive about life in the United States. Whitman himself encouraged this view, ... More

American NightThe Literary Left in the Era of the Cold War

American Night: The Literary Left in the Era of the Cold War

Alan M. Wald

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835869
eISBN:
9781469601502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837344_wald
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book, the final volume of a trilogy, brings the author's multigenerational history of Communist writers to a climax. Using new research to explore the intimate lives of novelists, poets, and ... More

American Slavery As It IsTestimony of a Thousand Witnesses

American Slavery As It Is: Testimony of a Thousand Witnesses

Theodore Dwight Weld

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807869574
eISBN:
9781469602875
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869581_weld
Subject:
History, African-American History

Compiled by a prominent abolitionist, this book combines information taken from witnesses, and from active and former slave owners, to generate a condemnation of slavery from both those who observed ... More

American Studies Encounters the Middle East

American Studies Encounters the Middle East

Alex Lubin and Marwan M. Kraidy (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628844
eISBN:
9781469628868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628844.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

In American Studies, attention is shifting to American engagements with the Middle East, especially in the aftermath of war in Iraq and broad American economic influence. As protest against economic ... More

American Sugar KingdomThe Plantation Economy of the Spanish Caribbean, 1898-1934

American Sugar Kingdom: The Plantation Economy of the Spanish Caribbean, 1898-1934

Cesar J. Ayala

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807847886
eISBN:
9781469605050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807867976_ayala
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Engaging conventional arguments that the persistence of plantations is the cause of economic underdevelopment in the Caribbean, this book focuses on the discontinuities in the development of ... 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

American Universities and the Birth of Modern Mormonism, 1867-1940 

American Universities and the Birth of Modern Mormonism, 1867-1940 

Thomas W. Simpson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628639
eISBN:
9781469628653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628639.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

In the closing decades of the nineteenth century, college-age Latter-day Saints began undertaking a remarkable intellectual pilgrimage to the nation's elite universities, including Harvard, Columbia, ... More

AmericanismNew Perspectives on the History of an Ideal

Americanism: New Perspectives on the History of an Ideal

Michael Kazin and Joseph A. McCartin (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807830109
eISBN:
9781469602332
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869710_kazin
Subject:
History, Cultural History

What is Americanism? The contributors to this volume recognize Americanism in all its complexity—as an ideology, an articulation of the nation's rightful place in the world, a set of traditions, a ... More

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