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Wars within a WarControversy and Conflict over the American Civil War

Wars within a War: Controversy and Conflict over the American Civil War

Joan Waugh and Gary W. Gallagher (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832752
eISBN:
9781469605838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898444_waugh
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This book extends the discussion of Civil War controversies far past the death of the Confederacy in the spring of 1865. Chapters address, among other topics, Walt Whitman's poetry, the handling of ... More

Washington BrotherhoodPolitics, Social Life, and the Coming of the Civil War

Washington Brotherhood: Politics, Social Life, and the Coming of the Civil War

Rachel A. Shelden

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469610856
eISBN:
9781469612683
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469610863_Shelden
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Traditional portrayals of politicians in antebellum Washington, D.C., describe a violent and divisive society, full of angry debates and violent duels, a microcosm of the building animosity ... More

A Way ForwardBuilding a Globally Competitive South

A Way Forward: Building a Globally Competitive South

Daniel P. Gitterman and Peter A. Coclanis (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807873359
eISBN:
9781469602424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807872895_gitterman
Subject:
History, Economic History

In the last half-century, North Carolina and the South have experienced rapid economic growth. Much of the best analysis of this progress came from two North Carolina-based research organizations: ... More

Way Up North in LouisvilleAfrican American Migration in the Urban South, 1930-1970

Way Up North in Louisville: African American Migration in the Urban South, 1930-1970

Luther Adams

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834220
eISBN:
9781469603865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899434_adams
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book demonstrates that in the wake of World War II, when roughly half the black population left the South seeking greater opportunity and freedom in the North and West, the same desire often ... More

Welsh AmericansA History of Assimilation in the Coalfields

Welsh Americans: A History of Assimilation in the Coalfields

Ronald L. Lewis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832202
eISBN:
9781469605814
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887905_lewis
Subject:
History, Economic History

In 1890, more than 100,000 Welsh-born immigrants resided in the United States. A majority of them were skilled laborers from the coal mines of Wales who had been recruited by American mining ... More

West Pointers and the Civil WarThe Old Army in War and Peace

West Pointers and the Civil War: The Old Army in War and Peace

Wayne Wei-siang Hsieh

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832783
eISBN:
9781469605081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898567_hsieh
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Most Civil War generals were graduates of West Point, and many of them helped transform the U.S. Army from what was little better than an armed mob that performed poorly during the War of 1812 into ... More

The Weston SistersAn American Abolitionist Family

The Weston Sisters: An American Abolitionist Family

Lee V. Chambers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618173
eISBN:
9781469618197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618173.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The Westons were among the most influential abolitionists in antebellum Massachusetts, and each of the family's sisters played an integral role, with the eldest, Maria Weston Chapman, becoming one of ... More

What's Wrong with the Poor?Psychiatry, Race, and the War on Poverty

What's Wrong with the Poor?: Psychiatry, Race, and the War on Poverty

Mical Raz

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469608877
eISBN:
9781469612669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469608884_Raz
Subject:
History, Social History

In the 1960s, policymakers and mental health experts joined forces to participate in President Lyndon Johnson's War on Poverty. This interdisciplinary history examines the interplay between ... More

When We Were Free to BeLooking Back at a Children's Classic and the Difference It Made

When We Were Free to Be: Looking Back at a Children's Classic and the Difference It Made

Lori Rotskoff and Laura L. Lovett (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807837238
eISBN:
9781469601427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837559_rotskoff
Subject:
History, Cultural History

If you grew up in the era of mood rings and lava lamps, you probably remember Free to Be … You and Me—the groundbreaking children's record, book, and television special that debuted in 1972. ... More

White Over BlackAmerican Attitudes toward the Negro, 1550-1812

White Over Black: American Attitudes toward the Negro, 1550-1812

Winthrop D. Jordan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834022
eISBN:
9781469600765
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838686_jordan
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book sets out in encyclopedic detail the evolution of white Englishmen's and Anglo-Americans' perceptions of blacks, perceptions of difference used to justify race-based slavery, and liberty and ... More

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