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Red Coats and Wild BirdsHow Military Ornithologists and Migrant Birds Shaped Empire

Red Coats and Wild Birds: How Military Ornithologists and Migrant Birds Shaped Empire

Kirsten A. Greer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469649832
eISBN:
9781469649856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649832.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

During the nineteenth century, Britain maintained a complex network of garrisons to manage its global empire. While these bases helped the British project power and secure trade routes, they served ... More

Those Who Know Don't SayThe Nation of Islam, the Black Freedom Movement, and the Carceral State

Those Who Know Don't Say: The Nation of Islam, the Black Freedom Movement, and the Carceral State

Garrett Felber

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469653822
eISBN:
9781469653846
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653822.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The Nation of Islam was at the forefront of the struggle against policing and prisons so central to the postwar Black Freedom Struggle. Far from being the insular, apolitical, religiously heretical ... More

We Are Not SlavesState Violence, Coerced Labor, and Prisoners' Rights in Postwar America

We Are Not Slaves: State Violence, Coerced Labor, and Prisoners' Rights in Postwar America

Robert T. Chase

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469653570
eISBN:
9781469653594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653570.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In the early twentieth century, the brutality of southern prisons became a national scandal. Prisoners toiled in grueling, violent conditions while housed in crude dormitories on what were ... More

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

No Barrier Can Contain ItCuban Antifascism and the Spanish Civil War

No Barrier Can Contain It: Cuban Antifascism and the Spanish Civil War

Ariel Mae Lambe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469652856
eISBN:
9781469652870
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652856.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Vividly recasting Cuba’s politics in the 1930s as transnational, Ariel Mae Lambe has produced an unprecendented reimagining of Cuban activism during an era previously regarded as a lengthy, defeated ... More

Freedom RootsHistories from the Caribbean

Freedom Roots: Histories from the Caribbean

Laurent Dubois and Richard Lee Turits

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469653600
eISBN:
9781469653624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653600.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

“To tell the history of the Caribbean is to tell the history of the world," write Laurent Dubois and Richard Lee Turits. In this powerful and expansive story of the vast archipelago, Dubois and ... More

Living by InchesThe Smells, Sounds, Tastes, and Feeling of Captivity in Civil War Prisons

Living by Inches: The Smells, Sounds, Tastes, and Feeling of Captivity in Civil War Prisons

Evan A. Kutzler

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469653785
eISBN:
9781469653808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653785.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

From battlefields, boxcars, and forgotten warehouses to notorious prison camps like Andersonville and Elmira, prisoners seemed to be everywhere during the American Civil War. Yet there is much we do ... 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

The Portrait's SubjectInventing Inner Life in the Nineteenth-Century United States

The Portrait's Subject: Inventing Inner Life in the Nineteenth-Century United States

Sarah Blackwood

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469652597
eISBN:
9781469652610
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652597.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Between the invention of photography in 1839 and the end of the nineteenth century, portraiture became one of the most popular and common art forms in the United States. In The Portrait's Subject, ... More

Standard-Bearers of EqualityAmerica's First Abolition Movement

Standard-Bearers of Equality: America's First Abolition Movement

Paul J. Polgar

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469653938
eISBN:
9781469653952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653938.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book recovers the racially inclusive vision of America's first abolition movement. In showcasing the activities of the Pennsylvania Abolition Society, the New York Manumission Society, and their ... More

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