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The Last Turtlemen of the CaribbeanWaterscapes of Labor, Conservation, and Boundary Making

The Last Turtlemen of the Caribbean: Waterscapes of Labor, Conservation, and Boundary Making

Sharika D. Crawford

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781469660219
eISBN:
9781469660233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469660219.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Illuminating the entangled histories of the people and commodities that circulated across the Atlantic, Sharika D. Crawford assesses the Caribbean as a waterscape where imperial and national ... More

Painted Pomegranates and Needlepoint RabbisHow Jews Craft Resilience and Create Community

Painted Pomegranates and Needlepoint Rabbis: How Jews Craft Resilience and Create Community

Jodi Eichler-Levine

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781469660639
eISBN:
9781469660653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469660639.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Exploring a contemporary Judaism rich with the textures of family, memory, and fellowship, Jodi Eichler-Levine takes readers inside a flourishing American Jewish crafting movement. As she travelled ... More

Slavery, Fatherhood, and Paternal Duty in African American Communities over the Long Nineteenth Century

Slavery, Fatherhood, and Paternal Duty in African American Communities over the Long Nineteenth Century

Libra R. Hilde

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781469660677
eISBN:
9781469660691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469660677.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Analyzing published and archival oral histories of formerly enslaved African Americans, Libra R. Hilde explores the meanings of manhood and fatherhood during and after the era of slavery, ... More

Step It Up and GoThe Story of North Carolina Popular Music, from Blind Boy Fuller and Doc Watson to Nina Simone and Superchunk

Step It Up and Go: The Story of North Carolina Popular Music, from Blind Boy Fuller and Doc Watson to Nina Simone and Superchunk

David Menconi

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781469659350
eISBN:
9781469659374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469659350.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book is a love letter to the artists, scenes, and sounds defining North Carolina’s extraordinary contributions to American popular music. David Menconi spent three decades immersed in the ... More

Whose Blues?Facing Up to Race and the Future of the Music

Whose Blues?: Facing Up to Race and the Future of the Music

Adam Gussow

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781469660363
eISBN:
9781469660387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469660363.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Whose Blues is about the way in which we define, interpret, and make sense of the blues in a postmodern moment more than a century removed from the music's origins in the Deep South. If "Blues is ... More

Storming VicksburgGrant, Pemberton, and the Battles of May 19-22, 1863

Storming Vicksburg: Grant, Pemberton, and the Battles of May 19-22, 1863

Earl J. Hess

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781469660172
eISBN:
9781469660196
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469660172.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This book offers a detailed study of a pivotal phase in the Vicksburg campaign, after Ulysses S. Grant moved his Army of the Tennessee to the east side of the Mississippi River, defeated John C. ... More

Muhammad's BodyBaraka Networks and the Prophetic Assemblage

Muhammad's Body: Baraka Networks and the Prophetic Assemblage

Michael Muhammad Knight

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781469658919
eISBN:
9781469658933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469658919.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Muhammad’s Body introduces questions of embodiment and materiality to the study of the Prophet Muhammad. Analyzing classical Muslim literary representations of Muhammad’s body as they emerge in Sunni ... More

Fighting for CitizenshipBlack Northerners and the Debate over Military Service in the Civil War

Fighting for Citizenship: Black Northerners and the Debate over Military Service in the Civil War

Brian Taylor

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781469659770
eISBN:
9781469659794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469659770.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In Fighting for Citizenship, Brian Taylor complicates existing interpretations of why black men fought in the Civil War. Civil War–era African Americans recognized the urgency of a core political ... More

To Make the Wounded WholeThe African American Struggle against HIV/AIDS

To Make the Wounded Whole: The African American Struggle against HIV/AIDS

Dan Royles

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781469661339
eISBN:
9781469659527
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469661339.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In the decades since it was identified in 1981, HIV/AIDS has devastated African American communities. Members of those communities mobilized to fight the epidemic and its consequences from the ... More

Visualizing EqualityAfrican American Rights and Visual Culture in the Nineteenth Century

Visualizing Equality: African American Rights and Visual Culture in the Nineteenth Century

Aston Gonzalez

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781469659961
eISBN:
9781469659985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469659961.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The fight for racial equality in the nineteenth century played out not only in marches and political conventions but also in the print and visual culture created and disseminated throughout the ... More

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