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Black Political Activism and the Cuban Republic

Black Political Activism and the Cuban Republic

Melina Pappademos

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834909
eISBN:
9781469602769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869178_pappademos
Subject:
History, Latin American History

While it was not until 1871 that slavery in Cuba was finally abolished, African-descended people had high hopes for legal, social, and economic advancement as the republican period started. This book ... More

Black Votes CountPolitical Empowerment in Mississippi After 1965

Black Votes Count: Political Empowerment in Mississippi After 1965

Frank R. Parker

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807842744
eISBN:
9781469603315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869697_parker
Subject:
History, African-American History

Most Americans see the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 as the culmination of the civil rights movement. When the law was enacted, black voter registration in Mississippi soared. Few black ... More

Blackness in the White NationA History of Afro-Uruguay

Blackness in the White Nation: A History of Afro-Uruguay

George Reid Andrews

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834176
eISBN:
9781469606378
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899601_andrews
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Uruguay is not conventionally thought of as part of the African diaspora, yet during the period of Spanish colonial rule, thousands of enslaved Africans arrived in the country. Afro-Uruguayans played ... More

Blue & Gray DiplomacyA History of Union and Confederate Foreign Relations

Blue & Gray Diplomacy: A History of Union and Confederate Foreign Relations

Howard Jones

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833490
eISBN:
9781469604497
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898574_jones
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This examination of Union and Confederate foreign relations during the Civil War from both European and American perspectives demonstrates that the consequences of the conflict between North and ... More

Blurred BordersTransnational Migration between the Hispanic Caribbean and the United States

Blurred Borders: Transnational Migration between the Hispanic Caribbean and the United States

Jorge Duany

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834978
eISBN:
9781469602790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869376_duany
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This comprehensive comparative study explores how migrants to the United States from Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico maintain multiple ties to their countries of origin. Chronicling ... More

The Body in the ReservoirMurder and Sensationalism in the South

The Body in the Reservoir: Murder and Sensationalism in the South

Michael Ayers Trotti

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831786
eISBN:
9781469604374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899038_trotti
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Centered on a series of dramatic murders in nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Richmond, Virginia, this book uses these gripping stories of crime to explore the evolution of sensationalism in ... More

Bonds of AllianceIndigenous and Atlantic Slaveries in New France

Bonds of Alliance: Indigenous and Atlantic Slaveries in New France

Brett Rushforth

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835586
eISBN:
9781469601359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838174_rushforth
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, French colonists and their Native allies participated in a slave trade that spanned half of North America, carrying thousands of Native Americans into ... More

Bonds of Union"Religion, Race, and Politics in a Civil War Borderland"

Bonds of Union: "Religion, Race, and Politics in a Civil War Borderland"

Bridget Ford

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626222
eISBN:
9781469628028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626222.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This history of the Civil War era reveals how unexpected bonds of union forged among diverse peoples in the Ohio-Kentucky borderlands furthered emancipation through a period of spiraling chaos, ... More

The Book of SalsaA Chronicle of Urban Music from the Caribbean to New York City

The Book of Salsa: A Chronicle of Urban Music from the Caribbean to New York City

Cesar Miguel Rondon

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831298
eISBN:
9781469603803
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807886397_rondon
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Salsa is one of the most popular types of music listened to and danced to in the United States. Until now, the single comprehensive history of the music—and the industry that grew up around it, ... More

Books and the British Army in the Age of the American Revolution

Books and the British Army in the Age of the American Revolution

Ira D. Gruber

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833780
eISBN:
9781469603933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899403_gruber
Subject:
History, Military History

Historians have long understood that books were important to the British army in defining the duties of its officers, regulating tactics, developing the art of war, and recording the history of ... More

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