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UnwantedItalian and Jewish Mobilization against Restrictive Immigration Laws, 1882-1965

Unwanted: Italian and Jewish Mobilization against Restrictive Immigration Laws, 1882-1965

Maddalena Marinari

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652931
eISBN:
9781469652955
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652931.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

In the late nineteenth century, Italians and Eastern European Jews joined millions of migrants around the globe who left their countries to take advantage of the demand for unskilled labor in rapidly ... More

On the Freedom SideHow Five Decades of Youth Activists Have Remixed American History

On the Freedom Side: How Five Decades of Youth Activists Have Remixed American History

Wesley C. Hogan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652481
eISBN:
9781469652504
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652481.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

As Wesley C. Hogan sees it, the future of democracy belongs to young people. While today's generation of leaders confronts a daunting array of existential challenges, increasingly it is young people ... More

No Game for Boys to PlayThe History of Youth Football and the Origins of a Public Health Crisis

No Game for Boys to Play: The History of Youth Football and the Origins of a Public Health Crisis

Kathleen Bachynski

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653709
eISBN:
9781469653723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653709.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

From the untimely deaths of young athletes to chronic disease among retired players, roiling debates over tackle football have profound implications for more than one million American boys—some as ... More

Opening the Gates to AsiaA Transpacific History of How America Repealed Asian Exclusion

Opening the Gates to Asia: A Transpacific History of How America Repealed Asian Exclusion

Jane H. Hong

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653365
eISBN:
9781469653389
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653365.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Over the course of less than a century, the U.S. transformed from a nation that excluded Asians from immigration and citizenship to one that receives more immigrants from Asia than from anywhere else ... More

Food FightsHow History Matters to Contemporary Food Debates

Food Fights: How History Matters to Contemporary Food Debates

Charles C. Ludington and Matthew Morse Booker (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652894
eISBN:
9781469652917
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652894.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

What we eat, where it is from, and how it is produced are vital questions in today’s America. We think seriously about food because it is freighted with the hopes, fears, and anxieties of modern ... More

StirringsHow Activist New Yorkers Ignited a Movement for Food Justice

Stirrings: How Activist New Yorkers Ignited a Movement for Food Justice

Lana Dee Povitz

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653013
eISBN:
9781469653037
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653013.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the last three decades of the twentieth century, government cutbacks, stagnating wages, AIDS, and gentrification pushed ever more people into poverty, and hunger reached levels unseen since the ... More

Incarcerated StoriesIndigenous Women Migrants and Violence in the Settler-Capitalist State

Incarcerated Stories: Indigenous Women Migrants and Violence in the Settler-Capitalist State

Shannon Speed

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653129
eISBN:
9781469653143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653129.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Indigenous women migrants from Central America and Mexico face harrowing experiences of violence before, during, and after their migration to the United States, like all asylum seekers. But as ... More

Reproduction on the ReservationPregnancy, Childbirth, and Colonialism in the Long Twentieth Century

Reproduction on the Reservation: Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Colonialism in the Long Twentieth Century

Brianna Theobald

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653167
eISBN:
9781469653181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653167.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This pathbreaking book documents the transformation of reproductive practices and politics on Indian reservations from the late nineteenth century to the present, integrating a localized history of ... More

American LucifersThe Dark History of Artificial Light, 1750-1865

American Lucifers: The Dark History of Artificial Light, 1750-1865

Jeremy Zallen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653327
eISBN:
9781469653341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653327.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The myth of light and progress has blinded us. In our electric world, we are everywhere surrounded by effortlessly glowing lights that simply exist, as they should, seemingly clear and comforting ... More

Rebel RichmondLife and Death in the Confederate Capital

Rebel Richmond: Life and Death in the Confederate Capital

Stephen V. Ash

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469650982
eISBN:
9781469651002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469650982.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

In the spring of 1861, Richmond, Virginia, suddenly became the capital city, military headquarters, and industrial engine of a new nation fighting for its existence. A remarkable drama unfolded in ... More

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