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Atlantic Bonds: A Nineteenth-Century Odyssey from America to AfricaA Nineteenth-Century Odyssey from America to Africa

Atlantic Bonds: A Nineteenth-Century Odyssey from America to Africa: A Nineteenth-Century Odyssey from America to Africa

Lisa A. Lindsay

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631127
eISBN:
9781469631141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631127.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Through the contextualized biography of a previously unknown African American immigrant to Africa, this book illuminates slavery and freedom in multiple parts of the nineteenth century Atlantic ... More

City of Second SightNineteenth-Century Boston and the Making of American Visual Culture

City of Second Sight: Nineteenth-Century Boston and the Making of American Visual Culture

Justin T. Clark

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638737
eISBN:
9781469638744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638737.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In the decades before the U.S. Civil War, the city of Boston evolved from a dilapidated, haphazardly planned, and architecturally stagnant provincial town into a booming and visually impressive ... More

Keep the DaysReading the Civil War Diaries of Southern Women

Keep the Days: Reading the Civil War Diaries of Southern Women

Steven M. Stowe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640969
eISBN:
9781469640976
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640969.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Americans wrote fiercely during their civil war. War surprised, devastated, and opened up imagination, taking hold of Americans’ words as well as their homes and families. The personal diary—wildly ... More

The Loyal RepublicTraitors, Slaves, and the Remaking of Citizenship in Civil War America

The Loyal Republic: Traitors, Slaves, and the Remaking of Citizenship in Civil War America

Erik Mathisen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469636320
eISBN:
9781469636337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636320.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This is the story of how Americans attempted to define what it meant to be a citizen of the United States, at a moment of fracture in the republic's history. As Erik Mathisen demonstrates, prior to ... More

Nathaniel Bowditch and the Power of Numbers"How a Nineteenth-Century Man of Business, Science, and the Sea Changed American Life"

Nathaniel Bowditch and the Power of Numbers: "How a Nineteenth-Century Man of Business, Science, and the Sea Changed American Life"

Tamara Plakins Thornton

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626932
eISBN:
9781469628110
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626932.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Nathaniel Bowditch (1773-1838) was a mathematician, astronomer, navigator, seafarer, and business executive whose Enlightenment-inspired perspectives shaped nineteenth-century capitalism while ... More

Sin City NorthSex, Drugs, and Citizenship in the Detroit-Windsor Borderland

Sin City North: Sex, Drugs, and Citizenship in the Detroit-Windsor Borderland

Holly M. Karibo

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625201
eISBN:
9781469625225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625201.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Sin City North examines the history of illicit economies in the Detroit-Windsor borderland during the post-World War II period. Karibo uncovers a thriving illegal border culture in the bars, ... More

Thomas NastThe Father of Modern Political Cartoons

Thomas Nast: The Father of Modern Political Cartoons

Fiona Deans Halloran

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835876
eISBN:
9781469600239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837351_halloran
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Thomas Nast (1840–1902), the founding father of American political cartooning, is perhaps best known for his cartoons portraying political parties as the Democratic donkey and the Republican ... 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

Women at War in the Borderlands of the Early American Northeast

Women at War in the Borderlands of the Early American Northeast

Gina M. Martino

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640990
eISBN:
9781469641003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640990.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Across the borderlands of the early American northeast, New England, New France, and Native nations deployed women with surprising frequency to the front lines of wars that determined control of ... More

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