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Apostle of UnionA Political Biography of Edward Everett

Apostle of Union: A Political Biography of Edward Everett

Matthew Mason

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628608
eISBN:
9781469628622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628608.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Best known today as “the other speaker at Gettysburg” alongside Abraham Lincoln, Edward Everett had a distinguished and revealing career in American politics between the 1820s and the Civil War. He ... More

Apostles of the AlpsMountaineering and Nation Building in Germany and Austria, 1860-1939

Apostles of the Alps: Mountaineering and Nation Building in Germany and Austria, 1860-1939

Tait Keller

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625034
eISBN:
9781469625058
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625034.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book explores the paradox that Europe’s seemingly peaceful “playgrounds” were battlegrounds where competing visions of Germany and Austria clashed. Using newly available archival materials from ... More

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

Atlantic Bonds: A Nineteenth-Century Odyssey from America to AfricaA Nineteenth-Century Odyssey from America to Africa

Atlantic Bonds: A Nineteenth-Century Odyssey from America to Africa: A Nineteenth-Century Odyssey from America to Africa

Lisa A. Lindsay

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631127
eISBN:
9781469631141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631127.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Through the contextualized biography of a previously unknown African American immigrant to Africa, this book illuminates slavery and freedom in multiple parts of the nineteenth century Atlantic ... 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

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