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Brown's BattlegroundStudents, Segregationists, and the Struggle for Justice in Prince Edward County, Virginia

Brown's Battleground: Students, Segregationists, and the Struggle for Justice in Prince Edward County, Virginia

Jill Ogline Titus

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835074
eISBN:
9781469602455
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869369_titus
Subject:
History, African-American History

When the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its decision in Brown v. Board of Education in 1954, Prince Edward County, Virginia, home to one of the five cases combined by the Court under Brown, abolished ... More

Brutality GardenTropicalia and the Emergence of a Brazilian Counterculture

Brutality Garden: Tropicalia and the Emergence of a Brazilian Counterculture

Christopher Dunn

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807826515
eISBN:
9781469615714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469615707_Dunn
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In the late 1960s, Brazilian artists forged a watershed cultural movement known as Tropicália. Music inspired by that movement is today enjoying considerable attention at home and abroad. Few new ... More

Building the British Atlantic World"Spaces, Places, and Material Culture, 1600-1850"

Building the British Atlantic World: "Spaces, Places, and Material Culture, 1600-1850"

Daniel Maudlin and Bernard L. Herman (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626826
eISBN:
9781469628066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626826.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Building the British Atlantic World is the first book to articulate the shared architectural history of the British Atlantic world; the first to consider British, North American, Caribbean and ... More

Burying the Dead but Not the PastLadies' Memorial Associations and the Lost Cause

Burying the Dead but Not the Past: Ladies' Memorial Associations and the Lost Cause

Caroline E. Janney

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831762
eISBN:
9781469602226
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882702_janney
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Immediately after the Civil War, white women across the South organized to retrieve the remains of Confederate soldiers. In Virginia alone, these Ladies' Memorial Associations (LMAs) relocated and ... More

Captive NationBlack Prison Organizing in the Civil Rights Era

Captive Nation: Black Prison Organizing in the Civil Rights Era

Dan Berger

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618241
eISBN:
9781469618265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618241.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book offers a reconsideration of twentieth-century black activism, the prison system, and the origins of mass incarceration. Throughout the civil rights era, radical black activists thrust the ... More

Carolina in CrisisCherokees, Colonists, and Slaves in the American Southeast, 1756-1763

Carolina in Crisis: Cherokees, Colonists, and Slaves in the American Southeast, 1756-1763

Daniel J. Tortora

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621227
eISBN:
9781469623382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621227.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book explores how the Anglo-Cherokee War reshaped the political and cultural landscape of the colonial South. The text chronicles the series of clashes that erupted from 1758 to 1761 between ... More

Carolina IsraeliteHow Harry Golden Made Us Care about Jews, the South, and Civil Rights

Carolina Israelite: How Harry Golden Made Us Care about Jews, the South, and Civil Rights

Kimberly Hartnett

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621036
eISBN:
9781469623214
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621036.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This biography of Jewish American writer and humorist Harry Golden (1903–1981) illuminates a remarkable life intertwined with the rise of the civil rights movement, Jewish popular culture, and the ... More

Cattle ColonialismAn Environmental History of the Conquest of California and Hawai'i

Cattle Colonialism: An Environmental History of the Conquest of California and Hawai'i

John Ryan Fischer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625126
eISBN:
9781469625140
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625126.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

In the nineteenth century, the colonial territories of California and Hawaiʻi underwent important cultural, economic, and ecological transformations influenced by an unlikely factor: cows. The ... More

Chained in SilenceBlack Women and Convict Labor in the New South

Chained in Silence: Black Women and Convict Labor in the New South

Talitha L. LeFlouria

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469622477
eISBN:
9781469623283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622477.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In 1868, the state of Georgia began to make its rapidly growing population of prisoners available for hire. The resulting convict leasing system ensnared not only men but also African-American women, ... More

A Chance for ChangeHead Start and Mississippi's Black Freedom Struggle

A Chance for Change: Head Start and Mississippi's Black Freedom Struggle

Crystal R. Sanders

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627809
eISBN:
9781469627823
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627809.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Black Mississippians’ fight for freedom did not end with passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act and the 1965 Voting Rights Act. This book considers how the statewide Child Development Group of ... More

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