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The Terms of OrderPolitical Science and the Myth of Leadership

The Terms of Order: Political Science and the Myth of Leadership

Cedric J. Robinson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628219
eISBN:
9781469628226
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628219.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Do we live in basically orderly societies that occasionally erupt into violent conflict, or do we fail to perceive the constancy of violence and disorder in our societies? In this classic book, ... More

Terror in the Heart of FreedomCitizenship, Sexual Violence, and the Meaning of Race in the Postemancipation South

Terror in the Heart of Freedom: Citizenship, Sexual Violence, and the Meaning of Race in the Postemancipation South

Hannah Rosen

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832028
eISBN:
9781469605715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888568_rosen
Subject:
History, African-American History

The meaning of race in the antebellum southern United States was anchored in the racial exclusivity of slavery (coded as black) and full citizenship (coded as white as well as male). These ... More

That Infernal Little Cuban RepublicThe United States and the Cuban Revolution

That Infernal Little Cuban Republic: The United States and the Cuban Revolution

Lars Schoultz

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832608
eISBN:
9781469603445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888605_schoultz
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book chronicles U.S. policy toward the Cuban Revolution. Using an array of documents and firsthand interviews with U.S. and Cuban officials, it tells the story of the attempts and failures of ... More

"The Free State of Jones, Movie Edition"Mississippi's Longest Civil War

"The Free State of Jones, Movie Edition": Mississippi's Longest Civil War

Victoria E. Bynum

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627052
eISBN:
9781469628011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627052.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Between late 1863 and mid-1864, an armed band of Confederate deserters battled Confederate cavalry in the Piney Woods region of Jones County, Mississippi. Calling themselves the Knight Company after ... More

There's Always Work at the Post OfficeAfrican American Postal Workers and the Fight for Jobs, Justice, and Equality

There's Always Work at the Post Office: African American Postal Workers and the Fight for Jobs, Justice, and Equality

Philip F. Rubio

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833421
eISBN:
9781469604053
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895733_rubio
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book brings to life the important but neglected story of African American postal workers and the critical role they played in the U.S. labor and black freedom movements. It integrates civil ... More

This Ain't ChicagoRace, Class, and Regional Identity in the Post-Soul South

This Ain't Chicago: Race, Class, and Regional Identity in the Post-Soul South

Zandria F. Robinson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469614229
eISBN:
9781469614243
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469614229.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

When the author of this book returned home to interview African Americans in Memphis, she was often greeted with some version of the caution “I hope you know this ain't Chicago.” This work critiques ... More

This Violent EmpireThe Birth of an American National Identity

This Violent Empire: The Birth of an American National Identity

Carroll Smith-Rosenberg

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832967
eISBN:
9781469600390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807832967.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book traces the origins of American violence, racism, and paranoia to the founding moments of the new nation and the initial instability of Americans' national sense of self. Fusing cultural and ... More

Thomas NastThe Father of Modern Political Cartoons

Thomas Nast: The Father of Modern Political Cartoons

Fiona Deans Halloran

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835876
eISBN:
9781469600239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837351_halloran
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Thomas Nast (1840–1902), the founding father of American political cartooning, is perhaps best known for his cartoons portraying political parties as the Democratic donkey and the Republican ... More

Through the Heart of DixieSherman's March and American Memory

Through the Heart of Dixie: Sherman's March and American Memory

Anne Sarah Rubin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469617770
eISBN:
9781469617794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617770.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Sherman's March across Georgia and the Carolinas is among the most symbolically potent events of the Civil War. Over time, the March has come to represent devastation and destruction, war against ... More

Transpacific Field of DreamsHow Baseball Linked the United States and Japan in Peace and War

Transpacific Field of Dreams: How Baseball Linked the United States and Japan in Peace and War

Sayuri Guthrie-Shimizu

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835623
eISBN:
9781469601830
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882665_guthrie-shimizu
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Baseball has joined America and Japan, even in times of strife, for over 150 years. After the “opening” of Japan by Commodore Perry, this book explains, baseball was introduced there by American ... More

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