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Urban GreenNature, Recreation, and the Working Class in Industrial Chicago

Urban Green: Nature, Recreation, and the Working Class in Industrial Chicago

Colin Fisher

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469619958
eISBN:
9781469619972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469619958.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

In early twentieth-century America, affluent city-dwellers made a habit of venturing out of doors and vacationing in resorts and national parks. Yet the rich and the privileged were not the only ones ... More

Us versus Them"The United States, Radical Islam, and the Rise of the Green Threat"

Us versus Them: "The United States, Radical Islam, and the Rise of the Green Threat"

Douglas Little

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626802
eISBN:
9781469628042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626802.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

“Us Versus Them” explores the political and cultural turmoil that prompted U.S. policymakers to shift their attention from containing the “Red Threat” of international communism to combatting the ... More

The Vegetarian CrusadeThe Rise of an American Reform Movement, 1817-1921

The Vegetarian Crusade: The Rise of an American Reform Movement, 1817-1921

Adam D. Shprintzen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469608914
eISBN:
9781469612690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469608921_Shprintzen
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Vegetarianism has been practiced in the United States since the country's founding, yet the early years of the movement have been woefully misunderstood and understudied. Through the Civil War, the ... More

Virgin VoteHow Young Americans Made Democracy Social, Politics Personal, and Voting Popular in the Nineteenth Century

Virgin Vote: How Young Americans Made Democracy Social, Politics Personal, and Voting Popular in the Nineteenth Century

Jon Grinspan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627342
eISBN:
9781469627366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627342.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

The Virgin Vote traces the experiences of children and young adults from the 1840s through 1900, an era in which the most enthusiastic participants in politics came from this young demographic. ... More

Visions of FreedomHavana, Washington, Pretoria, and the Struggle for Southern Africa, 1976-1991

Visions of Freedom: Havana, Washington, Pretoria, and the Struggle for Southern Africa, 1976-1991

Piero Gleijeses

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469609683
eISBN:
9781469612515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469609690_Gleijeses
Subject:
History, World Modern History

During the final fifteen years of the Cold War, southern Africa underwent a period of upheaval, with dramatic twists and turns in relations between the superpowers. Americans, Cubans, Soviets, and ... More

Visions of Power in CubaRevolution, Redemption, and Resistance, 1959-1971

Visions of Power in Cuba: Revolution, Redemption, and Resistance, 1959-1971

Lillian Guerra

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835630
eISBN:
9781469601519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837368_guerra
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In the tumultuous first decade of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro and other leaders saturated the media with altruistic images of themselves in a campaign to win the hearts of Cuba's six million ... More

Voices of the Enslaved in Nineteenth-Century CubaA Documentary History

Voices of the Enslaved in Nineteenth-Century Cuba: A Documentary History

Gloria Garcia Rodriguez

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832189
eISBN:
9781469602660
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877678_garcia_rodriguez
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Putting the voices of the enslaved front and center, this study presents an overview of African slavery in Cuba and its relationship to the plantation system that was the economic center of the New ... More

The Voyage of the Slave Ship HareA Journey into Captivity from Sierra Leone to South Carolina

The Voyage of the Slave Ship Hare: A Journey into Captivity from Sierra Leone to South Carolina

Sean M. Kelley

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627687
eISBN:
9781469627700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627687.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

From late 1754 to early 1755, the slave ship Hare completed a journey from Newport, Rhode Island, to Sierra Leone, and back to the United States—a journey which transformed over seventy Africans into ... More

W. E. B. Du Bois and The Souls of Black Folk

W. E. B. Du Bois and The Souls of Black Folk

Stephanie J. Shaw

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807838730
eISBN:
9781469612676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469609676_Shaw
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book brings a new understanding to one of the great documents of American and black history. While most scholarly discussions of The Souls of Black Folk focus on the veils, the color line, ... More

Walker's Appeal, in Four ArticlesTogether with a Preamble, to the Coloured Citizens of the World, but in Particular, and Very Expressly, to Those of the United States of America

Walker's Appeal, in Four Articles: Together with a Preamble, to the Coloured Citizens of the World, but in Particular, and Very Expressly, to Those of the United States of America

David Walker

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807869475
eISBN:
9781469602820
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869482_walker
Subject:
History, African-American History

First published in 1829, this book called on slaves to rise up and free themselves. The two subsequent versions of this document (including the reprinted 1830 edition published shortly before ... More

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