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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

Yankee PlagueEscaped Union Prisoners and the Collapse of the Confederacy

Yankee Plague: Escaped Union Prisoners and the Collapse of the Confederacy

Lorien Foote

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630557
eISBN:
9781469630571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630557.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

During the winter of 1864, more than 3,000 Federal prisoners of war escaped from Confederate prison camps into South Carolina and North Carolina, often with the aid of local slaves. Their flight ... More

You Can't Eat FreedomSoutherners and Social Justice After the Civil Rights Movement

You Can't Eat Freedom: Southerners and Social Justice After the Civil Rights Movement

Greta de Jong

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629308
eISBN:
9781469629322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629308.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Two revolutions roiled the rural South after the mid-1960s: the political revolution wrought by the passage of civil rights legislation, and the ongoing economic revolution brought about by ... 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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