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Born to Be WildThe Rise of the American Motorcyclist

Born to Be Wild: The Rise of the American Motorcyclist

Randy D. McBee

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469622729
eISBN:
9781469623320
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622729.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In 1947, 4,000 motorcycle hobbyists converged on Hollister, California. As images of dissolute bikers graced the pages of newspapers and magazines, the three-day gathering sparked the growth of a new ... More

Boston Against BusingRace, Class, and Ethnicity in the 1960s and 1970s

Boston Against Busing: Race, Class, and Ethnicity in the 1960s and 1970s

Ronald P. Formisano

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807855263
eISBN:
9781469602325
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869703_formisano
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Perhaps the most spectacular reaction to court-ordered busing in the 1970s occurred in Boston, where there was intense and protracted protest. This book explores the sources of white opposition to ... More

The Boundaries of American Political Culture in the Civil War Era

The Boundaries of American Political Culture in the Civil War Era

Mark E. Neely Jr.

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829868
eISBN:
9781469604909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876947_neely
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Did preoccupations with family and work crowd out interest in politics in the nineteenth century, as some have argued? Arguing that social historians have gone too far in concluding that Americans ... More

Boy Soldiers of the American Revolution

Boy Soldiers of the American Revolution

Caroline Cox

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627533
eISBN:
9781469627557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627533.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Between 1819 and 1845, as veterans of the Revolutionary War were filing applications to receive pensions for their service, the government was surprised to learn that many of the soldiers were not ... More

BracerosMigrant Citizens and Transnational Subjects in the Postwar United States and Mexico

Braceros: Migrant Citizens and Transnational Subjects in the Postwar United States and Mexico

Deborah Cohen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833599
eISBN:
9781469603391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899670_cohen
Subject:
History, Economic History

At the beginning of World War II, the United States and Mexico launched the bracero program, a series of labor agreements that brought Mexican men to work temporarily in U.S. agricultural fields. ... More

Brand NFLMaking and Selling America's Favorite Sport

Brand NFL: Making and Selling America's Favorite Sport

Michael Oriard

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807871560
eISBN:
9781469604992
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899656_oriard
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Professional football today is an $8 billion sports entertainment industry—and the most popular spectator sport in America, with designs on expansion across the globe. This field-level view of the ... More

The Bravest of the BraveThe Correspondence of Stephen Dodson Ramseur

The Bravest of the Brave: The Correspondence of Stephen Dodson Ramseur

George G. Kundahl (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833735
eISBN:
9781469604022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895702_kundahl
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Born in Lincolnton, North Carolina, in 1837, Stephen Dodson Ramseur rose meteorically through the military ranks. Graduating from West Point in 1860, he joined the Confederate army as a captain, and, ... More

Braxton BraggThe Most Hated Man of the Confederacy

Braxton Bragg: The Most Hated Man of the Confederacy

Earl J. Hess

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628752
eISBN:
9781469628776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628752.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Confederate General Braxton Bragg’s reputation has suffered ever since the Civil War. The most-hated man of the Confederacy was blamed for lost battles and branded as a chief cause of Confederate ... More

Brazil's Living MuseumRace, Reform, and Tradition in Bahia

Brazil's Living Museum: Race, Reform, and Tradition in Bahia

Anadelia A. Romo

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833827
eISBN:
9781469604084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895948_romo
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Brazil's northeastern state of Bahia has built its economy around attracting international tourists to what is billed as the locus of Afro-Brazilian culture and the epicenter of Brazilian racial ... More

Bringing God to MenAmerican Military Chaplains and the Vietnam War

Bringing God to Men: American Military Chaplains and the Vietnam War

Jacqueline E. Whitt

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469612942
eISBN:
9781469614526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469612942.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

During the second half of the twentieth century, the American military chaplaincy underwent a profound transformation. Broad-based and ecumenical in the World War II era, the chaplaincy emerged from ... More

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