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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

The Tuscarora WarIndians, Settlers, and the Fight for the Carolina Colonies

The Tuscarora War: Indians, Settlers, and the Fight for the Carolina Colonies

David La Vere

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469610900
eISBN:
9781469612577
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469610917_LaVere
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

At dawn on September 22, 1711, more than 500 Tuscarora, Core, Neuse, Pamlico, Weetock, Machapunga, and Bear River Indian warriors swept down on the unsuspecting European settlers living along the ... 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

Understanding Health Inequalities and JusticeBridging Perspectives for New Conversations

Understanding Health Inequalities and Justice: Bridging Perspectives for New Conversations

Mara Buchbinder, Michele Rivkin-Fish, and Rebecca Walker (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630359
eISBN:
9781469630373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630359.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Amidst ongoing debate about health care reform, the need for informed analyses of U.S. health policy is greater than ever. The twelve original essays in this volume show that common public debates ... 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

Unprotected LaborHousehold Workers, Politics, and Middle-Class Reform in New York, 1870-1940

Unprotected Labor: Household Workers, Politics, and Middle-Class Reform in New York, 1870-1940

Vanessa H. May

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834770
eISBN:
9781469603094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877906_may
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Through an analysis of women's reform, domestic worker activism, and cultural values attached to public and private space, this book explains how and why domestic workers, the largest category of ... More

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