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Caribbean New OrleansEmpire, Race, and the Making of a Slave Society

Caribbean New Orleans: Empire, Race, and the Making of a Slave Society

Cécile Vidal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469645186
eISBN:
9781469645209
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469645186.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Combining Atlantic and imperial perspectives, Caribbean New Orleans offers a lively portrait of the city and a probing investigation of the French colonists who established racial slavery there as ... More

Virginia 1619Slavery and Freedom in the Making of English America

Virginia 1619: Slavery and Freedom in the Making of English America

Paul Musselwhite, Peter C. Mancall, and James Horn (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651798
eISBN:
9781469651811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651798.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Virginia 1619 provides an opportunity to reflect on the origins of English colonialism around the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic world. As the essays here demonstrate, Anglo-Americans have been ... More

The Invention of the Favela

The Invention of the Favela

Licia do Prado Valladares

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469649986
eISBN:
9781469650005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649986.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

For the first time available in English, Licia do Prado Valladares’s classic anthropological study of Brazil’s vast, densely populated urban living environments reveals how the idea of the favela ... More

Jefferson, Madison, and the Making of the Constitution

Jefferson, Madison, and the Making of the Constitution

Jeff Broadwater

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651019
eISBN:
9781469651033
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651019.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Thomas Jefferson, the author of the Declaration of Independence, and James Madison, “Father of the Constitution,” were two of the most important Founders of the United States as well as the closest ... More

Left of PoetryDepression America and the Formation of Modern Poetics

Left of Poetry: Depression America and the Formation of Modern Poetics

Sarah Ehlers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651286
eISBN:
9781469651309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651286.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

In this incisive study, Sarah Ehlers returns to the Depression-era United States in order to unsettle longstanding ideas about poetry and emerging approaches to poetics. By bringing to light a range ... More

Muslim Pilgrimage in the Modern World

Muslim Pilgrimage in the Modern World

Babak Rahimi and Peyman Eshaghi (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651460
eISBN:
9781469651484
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651460.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Pilgrimage is one of the most significant ritual duties for Muslims, entailing the visitation and veneration of sites associated with the Prophet Muhammad or saintly figures. As demonstrated in this ... More

Rice in the Time of SugarThe Political Economy of Food in Cuba

Rice in the Time of Sugar: The Political Economy of Food in Cuba

Louis A. Pérez Jr.

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651422
eISBN:
9781469651446
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651422.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

How did Cuba’s long-established sugar trade result in the development of an agriculture that benefited consumers abroad at the dire expense of Cubans at home? In this history of Cuba, Louis A. Pérez ... More

Sovereign EntrepreneursCherokee Small-Business Owners and the Making of Economic Sovereignty

Sovereign Entrepreneurs: Cherokee Small-Business Owners and the Making of Economic Sovereignty

Courtney Lewis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469648590
eISBN:
9781469648613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648590.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

By 2009, reverberations of economic crisis spread from the United States around the globe. As corporations across the United States folded, however, small businesses on the Qualla Boundary of the ... More

The Historian's EyePhotography, History, and the American Present

The Historian's Eye: Photography, History, and the American Present

Matthew Frye Jacobson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469649665
eISBN:
9781469649689
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649665.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Between 2009 and 2013, as the nation contemplated the historic election of Barack Obama and endured the effects of the Great Recession, Matthew Frye Jacobson set out with a camera to explore and ... More

North Carolina's Revolutionary Founders

North Carolina's Revolutionary Founders

Jeff Broadwater and Troy L. Kickler (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651200
eISBN:
9781469651224
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651200.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This collection of essays profiles a diverse array of North Carolinians, all of whom had a hand in the founding of the state and the United States of America. It includes stories of how men who stood ... More

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