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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

Out on AssignmentNewspaper Women and the Making of Modern Public Space

Out on Assignment: Newspaper Women and the Making of Modern Public Space

Alice Fahs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807834961
eISBN:
9781469602561
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869031_fahs
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This book illuminates the lives and writings of a lost world of women who wrote for major metropolitan newspapers at the start of the twentieth century. Using archival research, it unearths a richly ... More

Pauli Murray & Caroline WareForty Years of Letters in Black and White

Pauli Murray & Caroline Ware: Forty Years of Letters in Black and White

Anne Firor Scott (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830550
eISBN:
9781469605425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876732_scott
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

In 1942 Pauli Murray, a young black woman from North Carolina studying law at Howard University, visited a constitutional law class taught by Caroline Ware, one of the nation's leading historians. A ... More

Prescription for HeterosexualitySexual Citizenship in the Cold War Era

Prescription for Heterosexuality: Sexual Citizenship in the Cold War Era

Carolyn Herbst Lewis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834251
eISBN:
9781469606385
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899540_lewis
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This work explores how medical practitioners, especially family physicians, situated themselves as the guardians of Americans' sexual well-being during the early years of the Cold War. The author ... More

Reading Is My WindowBooks and the Art of Reading in Women's Prisons

Reading Is My Window: Books and the Art of Reading in Women's Prisons

Megan Sweeney

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833520
eISBN:
9781469604367
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898352_sweeney
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Drawing on extensive interviews with ninety-four women prisoners, this book examines how incarcerated women use available reading materials to come to terms with their pasts, negotiate their present ... More

Reality Radio, Second EditionTelling True Stories in Sound

Reality Radio, Second Edition: Telling True Stories in Sound

John Biewen and Alexa Dilworth (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469633138
eISBN:
9781469633152
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633138.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This new revised and expanded edition of Reality Radio celebrates today's best audio documentary work by bringing together some of the most influential and innovative practitioners from the United ... More

Reimagining Indian CountryNative American Migration and Identity in Twentieth-Century Los Angeles

Reimagining Indian Country: Native American Migration and Identity in Twentieth-Century Los Angeles

Nicolas G. Rosenthal

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835555
eISBN:
9781469601755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869994_rosenthal
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

For decades, most American Indians have lived in cities, not on reservations or in rural areas. Still, scholars, policymakers, and popular culture often regard Indians first as reservation peoples, ... More

Removable TypeHistories of the Book in Indian Country, 1663-1880

Removable Type: Histories of the Book in Indian Country, 1663-1880

Phillip H. Round

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833902
eISBN:
9781469606347
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899472_round
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

In 1663, the Puritan missionary John Eliot, with the help of a Nipmuck convert whom the English called James Printer, produced the first Bible printed in North America. It was printed not in English ... More

Scarlett's SistersYoung Women in the Old South

Scarlett's Sisters: Young Women in the Old South

Anya Jabour

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807831014
eISBN:
9781469605166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887646_jabour
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This book explores the meaning of nineteenth-century southern womanhood from the vantage point of the celebrated fictional characters' flesh-and-blood counterparts: young, elite, white women. It ... More

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