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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

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

Seasons of ChangeLabor, Treaty Rights, and Ojibwe Nationhood

Seasons of Change: Labor, Treaty Rights, and Ojibwe Nationhood

Chantal Norrgard

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469617299
eISBN:
9781469617312
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617299.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Between the 1870s and the 1930s, the Lake Superior Ojibwe negotiated dramatic economic, political, and social changes. Spanning that period, which began with the tribe's removal to reservations and ... More

Sustaining the Cherokee FamilyKinship and the Allotment of an Indigenous Nation

Sustaining the Cherokee Family: Kinship and the Allotment of an Indigenous Nation

Rose Stremlau

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834992
eISBN:
9781469602745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869109_stremlau
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

During the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the federal government sought to forcibly assimilate Native Americans into American society through systematized land allotment. This book ... More

Sweet TeaBlack Gay Men of the South

Sweet Tea: Black Gay Men of the South

E. Patrick Johnson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807872260
eISBN:
9781469602677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882733_johnson
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Giving voice to a population too rarely acknowledged, this book collects more than sixty life stories from black gay men who were born, raised, and continue to live in the South. It challenges ... More

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