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Art of ConversionChristian Visual Culture in the Kingdom of Kongo

Art of Conversion: Christian Visual Culture in the Kingdom of Kongo

Cécile Fromont

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618715
eISBN:
9781469618739
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618739.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

Between the 16th and the 19th centuries, the west central African kingdom of Kongo practiced Christianity, actively participating in the Atlantic world as an independent, cosmopolitan realm on a par ... More

The Ashley Cooper PlanThe Founding of Carolina and the Origins of Southern Political Culture

The Ashley Cooper Plan: The Founding of Carolina and the Origins of Southern Political Culture

Thomas D. Wilson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628905
eISBN:
9781469626307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628905.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book demonstrates that early utopian visions for England’s American colonies had a lasting impact. Those early plans not only influenced the future form of American cities, but they shaped the ... More

Ask & TellGay and Lesbian Veterans Speak Out

Ask & Tell: Gay and Lesbian Veterans Speak Out

Steve Estes

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831151
eISBN:
9781469604770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889855_estes
Subject:
History, Military History

“Don't Ask, Don't Tell” was the directive of President Bill Clinton's 1993 military policy regarding gay and lesbian soldiers. This official silence continued a collective amnesia about the patriotic ... More

At the PrecipiceAmericans North and South during the Secession Crisis

At the Precipice: Americans North and South during the Secession Crisis

Shearer Davis Bowman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833926
eISBN:
9781469606248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895672_bowman
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Why did eleven slave states secede from the Union in 1860–61? Why did the eighteen free states loyal to the Union deny the legitimacy of secession, and take concrete steps after Fort Sumter to subdue ... More

Back Channel To CubaThe Hidden History of Negotiations between Washington and Havana

Back Channel To Cuba: The Hidden History of Negotiations between Washington and Havana

William M. LeoGrande and Peter Kornbluh

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469626604
eISBN:
9781469626628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626604.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

History is being made in U.S.-Cuban relations. This book tells the real story behind the stunning December 17, 2014, announcement by President Obama and President Castro of their move to restore full ... More

Back Channel to CubaThe Hidden History of Negotiations between Washington and Havana

Back Channel to Cuba: The Hidden History of Negotiations between Washington and Havana

William M. LeoGrande and Peter Kornbluh

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469617633
eISBN:
9781469617657
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617633.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In a challenge to visions of perpetual hostility—beyond plots involving overt invasion, covert destabilization, psychological operations, trade embargos, poison cigars, exploding seashells, and a ... More

Battle HymnsThe Power and Popularity of Music in the Civil War

Battle Hymns: The Power and Popularity of Music in the Civil War

Christian McWhirter

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835500
eISBN:
9781469601861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882627_mcwhirter
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Music was everywhere during the Civil War. Tunes could be heard ringing out from parlor pianos, thundering at political rallies, and setting the rhythms of military and domestic life. With literacy ... More

The Battle of Ezra Church and the Struggle for Atlanta

The Battle of Ezra Church and the Struggle for Atlanta

Earl J. Hess

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469622415
eISBN:
9781469623221
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622415.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Fought on July 28, 1864, the Battle of Ezra Church was a dramatic engagement during the Civil War's Atlanta Campaign. Confederate forces under John Bell Hood desperately fought to stop William T. ... More

Battling the Plantation MentalityMemphis and the Black Freedom Struggle

Battling the Plantation Mentality: Memphis and the Black Freedom Struggle

Laurie B. Green

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807831069
eISBN:
9781469604534
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888872_green
Subject:
History, African-American History

African American freedom is often defined in terms of emancipation and civil rights legislation, but it did not arrive with the stroke of a pen or the rap of a gavel. This book argues that no single ... More

Before Jim CrowThe Politics of Race in Postemancipation Virginia

Before Jim Crow: The Politics of Race in Postemancipation Virginia

Jane Dailey

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807825877
eISBN:
9781469604824
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899182_dailey
Subject:
History, African-American History

Long before the Montgomery bus boycott ushered in the modern civil rights movement, black and white southerners struggled to forge interracial democracy in America. This book examines the most ... More

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