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Hearts Beating for LibertyWomen Abolitionists in the Old Northwest

Hearts Beating for Liberty: Women Abolitionists in the Old Northwest

Stacey M. Robertson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834084
eISBN:
9781469606330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899489_robertson
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Challenging traditional histories of abolition, this book shifts the focus away from the East to show how the women of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, and Wisconsin helped build a vibrant ... More

Jane Grey SwisshelmAn Unconventional Life, 1815-1884

Jane Grey Swisshelm: An Unconventional Life, 1815-1884

Sylvia D. Hoffert

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807828816
eISBN:
9781469603612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807875889_hoffert
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Nineteenth-century newspaper editor Jane Grey Swisshelm (1815–1884) was an unconventionally ambitious woman. While she struggled in private to be a dutiful daughter, wife, and mother, she publicly ... More

The Land Has MemoryIndigenous Knowledge, Native Landscapes, and the National Museum of the American Indian

The Land Has Memory: Indigenous Knowledge, Native Landscapes, and the National Museum of the American Indian

Duane Blue Spruce and Tanya Thrasher (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832646
eISBN:
9781469606019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889787_blue_spruce
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

In the heart of Washington, D.C., a centuries-old landscape has come alive in the twenty-first century through a re-creation of the natural environment as the region's original peoples might have ... More

Living with History / Making Social Change

Living with History / Making Social Change

Gerda Lerner

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832936
eISBN:
9781469605920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887868_lerner
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This book is in an autobiographical framework that spans the period from 1963 to the present. It encompasses theoretical writing and organizational work in transforming the history profession and in ... More

Memories of ConquestBecoming Mexicano in Colonial Guatemala

Memories of Conquest: Becoming Mexicano in Colonial Guatemala

Laura E. Matthew

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835371
eISBN:
9781469601793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882580_matthew
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Indigenous allies helped the Spanish gain a foothold in the Americas. What did these Indian conquistadors expect from the partnership, and what were the implications of their involvement in Spain's ... More

Mobilizing Bolivia's DisplacedIndigenous Politics and the Struggle over Land

Mobilizing Bolivia's Displaced: Indigenous Politics and the Struggle over Land

Nicole Fabricant

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807837139
eISBN:
9781469601458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837511_fabricant
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The election of Evo Morales as Bolivia's president in 2005 made him his nation's first indigenous head of state, a watershed victory for social activists and Native peoples. El Movimiento Sin Tierra ... More

My Desire for HistoryEssays in Gay, Community, and Labor History

My Desire for History: Essays in Gay, Community, and Labor History

Allan Berube

John D'Emilio and Estelle B. Freedman (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834794
eISBN:
9781469603117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877982_berube
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This anthology pays tribute to Allan Berube, a self-taught historian and MacArthur Fellow who was a pioneer in the study of lesbian and gay history in the United States. Best known for his Lambda ... More

Mysteries of SexTracing Women and Men through American History

Mysteries of Sex: Tracing Women and Men through American History

Mary P. Ryan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830628
eISBN:
9781469606057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876688_ryan
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

In a sweeping synthesis of American history, the author of this book demonstrates how the meaning of male and female has evolved, changed, and varied over a span of 500 years, and across major social ... More

Native Americans, Christianity, and the Reshaping of the American Religious Landscape

Native Americans, Christianity, and the Reshaping of the American Religious Landscape

Joel W. Martin and Mark A. Nicholas (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834060
eISBN:
9781469606316
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899663_martin
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This book reconsiders the complex and often misunderstood history of Native peoples' engagement with Christianity and with Euro-American missionaries. Surveying mission encounters from contact ... More

Oregon and the Collapse of IllaheeU.S. Empire and the Transformation of an Indigenous World, 1792-1859

Oregon and the Collapse of Illahee: U.S. Empire and the Transformation of an Indigenous World, 1792-1859

Gray H. Whaley

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833674
eISBN:
9781469603971
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898314_whaley
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Modern western Oregon was a crucial site of imperial competition in North America during the formative decades of the United States. This book examines relations among newcomers and between newcomers ... More

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