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Trench Warfare Under Grant & LeeField Fortifications in the Overland Campaign

Trench Warfare Under Grant & Lee: Field Fortifications in the Overland Campaign

Earl J. Hess

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831540
eISBN:
9781469603292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882382_hess
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This book's study of armies and fortifications turns to the 1864 Overland Campaign to cover battles from the Wilderness to Cold Harbor. Drawing on meticulous research in primary sources and careful ... More

The Trials of Laura FairSex, Murder, and Insanity in the Victorian West

The Trials of Laura Fair: Sex, Murder, and Insanity in the Victorian West

Carole Haber

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607580
eISBN:
9781469612539
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469607597_Haber
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

On November 3, 1870, on a San Francisco ferry, Laura Fair shot a bullet into the heart of her married lover, A. P. Crittenden. Throughout her two murder trials, Fair's lawyers, supported by expert ... More

Tropical BabylonsSugar and the Making of the Atlantic World, 1450-1680

Tropical Babylons: Sugar and the Making of the Atlantic World, 1450-1680

Stuart B. Schwartz (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807828755
eISBN:
9781469603667
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895627_schwartz
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The idea that sugar, plantations, slavery, and capitalism were all present at the birth of the Atlantic world has long dominated scholarly thinking. In nine original essays by a multinational group ... More

Twelve Years a SlaveNarrative of Solomon Northup, a Citizen of New-York, Kidnapped in Washington City in 1841, and Rescued in 1853

Twelve Years a Slave: Narrative of Solomon Northup, a Citizen of New-York, Kidnapped in Washington City in 1841, and Rescued in 1853

Solomon Northup

David Wilson (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807869437
eISBN:
9781469602806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869444_northup
Subject:
History, African-American History

After living as a free man for the first thirty-three years of his life, Solomon Northup was drugged, kidnapped, and sold into slavery, leaving behind a wife and three children in New York. Sold to a ... More

Two Faces of ExclusionThe Untold History of Anti-Asian Racism in the United States

Two Faces of Exclusion: The Untold History of Anti-Asian Racism in the United States

Lon Kurashige

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629438
eISBN:
9781469629452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629438.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

From the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 to the Immigration Act of 1924 to Japanese American internment during World War II, the United States has a long history of anti-Asian policies. But Lon ... More

Two Troubled SoulsAn Eighteenth-Century Couple's Spiritual Journey in the Atlantic World

Two Troubled Souls: An Eighteenth-Century Couple's Spiritual Journey in the Atlantic World

Aaron Spencer Fogleman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469608792
eISBN:
9781469612492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469608808_Fogleman
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Jean-Francois Reynier, a French Swiss Huguenot, and his wife, Maria Barbara Knoll, a Lutheran from the German territories, crossed the Atlantic several times and lived among Protestants, Jews, ... More

Uncle Tom's Story of His LifeAn Autobiography of the Reverend Josiah Henson

Uncle Tom's Story of His Life: An Autobiography of the Reverend Josiah Henson

Josiah Henson

John Lobb (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807869611
eISBN:
9781469602899
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869628_henson
Subject:
History, African-American History

This 1876 version of Josiah Henson's autobiography, the first of many editions issued by British editor John Lobb, followed the original 1849 edition and a much-expanded 1858 version. The ... More

The United States and the Making of Modern GreeceHistory and Power, 1950-1974

The United States and the Making of Modern Greece: History and Power, 1950-1974

James Edward Miller

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832479
eISBN:
9781469606002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887943_miller
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Focusing on one of the most dramatic and controversial periods in modern Greek history and in the history of the Cold War, this book provides a study employing a wide range of international ... More

Unjust DeedsThe Restrictive Covenant Cases and the Making of the Civil Rights Movement

Unjust Deeds: The Restrictive Covenant Cases and the Making of the Civil Rights Movement

Jeffrey D. Gonda

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625454
eISBN:
9781469625478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625454.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Unjust Deeds explores the history of an often overlooked civil rights milestone: the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision in Shelley v. Kraemer (1948). In a group of cases from St. Louis, Detroit, ... More

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

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