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William FridayPower, Purpose, and American Higher Education

William Friday: Power, Purpose, and American Higher Education

William A. Link

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469611853
eISBN:
9781469612584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469611860_Link
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Few North Carolinians have been as well known or as widely respected as William Friday. The former president of the University of North Carolina (UNC) remained prominent in public affairs in the ... More

The Wilmington TenViolence, Injustice, and the Rise of Black Politics in the 1970s

The Wilmington Ten: Violence, Injustice, and the Rise of Black Politics in the 1970s

Kenneth Robert Janken

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624839
eISBN:
9781469624853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624839.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The case of the Wilmington Ten is one of the most egregious instances of injustice and political repression from the post-World War II Black Freedom Struggle. In February 1971, racial tension ... More

Without PrecedentThe Life of Susie Marshall Sharp

Without Precedent: The Life of Susie Marshall Sharp

Anna R. Hayes

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832141
eISBN:
9781469605807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887813_hayes
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The first woman judge in the state of North Carolina and the first woman in the United States to be elected chief justice of a state supreme court, Susie Marshall Sharp broke new ground for women in ... More

A Woman's Wartime JournalAn Account of the Passage over Georgia's Plantation of Sherman's Army on the March to the Sea, as Recorded in the Diary of Dolly Sumner Lunt (Mrs. Thomas Burge)

A Woman's Wartime Journal: An Account of the Passage over Georgia's Plantation of Sherman's Army on the March to the Sea, as Recorded in the Diary of Dolly Sumner Lunt (Mrs. Thomas Burge)

Dolly Sumner Lunt

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607788
eISBN:
9781469607801
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469607795_Lunt
Subject:
History, African-American History

Dolly Sumner Lunt begins her diary, published in 1918, by recalling her anxiety about the approach of General Sherman's Union army on January 1, 1864. While she worries about the arrival of Sherman's ... More

The Won CauseBlack and White Comradeship in the Grand Army of the Republic

The Won Cause: Black and White Comradeship in the Grand Army of the Republic

Barbara A. Gannon

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834527
eISBN:
9781469603124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877708_gannon
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

In the years after the Civil War, black and white Union soldiers who survived the horrific struggle joined the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR)—the Union army's largest veterans' organization. This ... More

The Work of RecognitionCaribbean Colombia and the Postemancipation Struggle for Citizenship

The Work of Recognition: Caribbean Colombia and the Postemancipation Struggle for Citizenship

Jason McGraw

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469617862
eISBN:
9781469617886
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617862.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book presents a history of African-descended Colombians during the post-emancipation period. The book chronicles the history of Afro-Colombians—particularly along the Caribbean coast of ... More

A World of Its OwnRace, Labor, and Citrus in the Making of Greater

A World of Its Own: Race, Labor, and Citrus in the Making of Greater

Matt Garcia

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807826584
eISBN:
9781469604442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898932_garcia
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Tracing the history of intercultural struggle and cooperation in the citrus belt of Greater Los Angeles, the author of this book explores the social and cultural forces that helped make the city the ... More

The World the Civil War Made

The World the Civil War Made

Gregory Downs and Kate Masur (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624181
eISBN:
9781469624204
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624181.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

At the close of the Civil War, it was clear that the military conflict that began in South Carolina and was fought largely east of the Mississippi River had changed the politics, policy, and daily ... More

Writing Captivity in the Early Modern AtlanticCirculations of Knowledge and Authority in the Iberian and English Imperial Worlds

Writing Captivity in the Early Modern Atlantic: Circulations of Knowledge and Authority in the Iberian and English Imperial Worlds

Lisa Voigt

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831991
eISBN:
9781469600284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838747_Knott
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Drawing on texts written by and about European and Euro-American captives in a variety of languages and genres, this book explores the role of captivity in the production of knowledge, identity, and ... More

Zero HungerPolitical Culture and Antipoverty Policy in Northeast Brazil

Zero Hunger: Political Culture and Antipoverty Policy in Northeast Brazil

Aaron Ansell

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469613970
eISBN:
9781469613994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469613970.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

When Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva of Brazil’s Workers’ Party soared to power in 2003, he promised to end hunger in the nation. This ethnography assesses President Lula’s flagship antipoverty program, ... More

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