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Shelter in a Time of StormHow Black Colleges Fostered Generations of Leadership and Activism

Shelter in a Time of Storm: How Black Colleges Fostered Generations of Leadership and Activism

Jelani M. Favors

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648330
eISBN:
9781469648354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648330.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

For generations, historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have been essential institutions for the African American community. Their nurturing environments not only provided educational ... More

Department Stores and the Black Freedom MovementWorkers, Consumers, and Civil Rights from the 1930s to the 1980s

Department Stores and the Black Freedom Movement: Workers, Consumers, and Civil Rights from the 1930s to the 1980s

Traci Parker

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648675
eISBN:
9781469648699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648675.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In this book, Traci Parker examines the movement to racially integrate white-collar work and consumption in American department stores, and broadens our understanding of historical transformations in ... More

The Men and the MomentThe Election of 1968 and the Rise of Partisan Politics in America

The Men and the Moment: The Election of 1968 and the Rise of Partisan Politics in America

Aram Goudsouzian

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469651095
eISBN:
9781469651118
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651095.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The presidential election of 1968 forever changed American politics. In this character-driven narrative history, Aram Goudsouzian portrays the key transformations that played out over that dramatic ... More

A Saint of Our OwnHow the Quest for a Holy Hero Helped Catholics Become American

A Saint of Our Own: How the Quest for a Holy Hero Helped Catholics Become American

Kathleen Sprows Cummings

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469649474
eISBN:
9781469649498
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649474.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Canonization, the process by which the Catholic Church names saints, may be fundamentally about holiness, but it is never only about holiness. In the United States, it was often about the ways in ... More

Raising the White FlagHow Surrender Defined the American Civil War

Raising the White Flag: How Surrender Defined the American Civil War

David Silkenat

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469649726
eISBN:
9781469649740
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649726.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The American Civil War began with a laying down of arms by Union troops at Fort Sumter, and it ended with a series of surrenders, most famously at Appomattox Courthouse. But in the intervening four ... More

The Regulation of Religion and the Making of Hinduism in Colonial Trinidad

The Regulation of Religion and the Making of Hinduism in Colonial Trinidad

Alexander Rocklin

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648712
eISBN:
9781469648736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648712.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

How can religious freedom be granted to people who do not have a religion? While Indian indentured workers in colonial Trinidad practiced cherished rituals, "Hinduism" was not a widespread category ... More

Finding God through YogaParamahansa Yogananda and Modern American Religion in a Global Age

Finding God through Yoga: Paramahansa Yogananda and Modern American Religion in a Global Age

David J. Neumann

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648637
eISBN:
9781469648651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648637.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Paramahansa Yogananda (1893–1952), a Hindu missionary to the United States, wrote one of the world’s most highly acclaimed spiritual classics, Autobiography of a Yogi, which was first published in ... More

Illusions of EmancipationThe Pursuit of Freedom and Equality in the Twilight of Slavery

Illusions of Emancipation: The Pursuit of Freedom and Equality in the Twilight of Slavery

Joseph P. Reidy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648361
eISBN:
9781469648385
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648361.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

As students of the Civil War have long known, emancipation was not merely a product of Lincoln's proclamation or of Confederate defeat in April 1865. It was a process that required more than legal or ... More

The Last BattlegroundThe Civil War Comes to North Carolina

The Last Battleground: The Civil War Comes to North Carolina

Philip Gerard

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469649566
eISBN:
9781469649580
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649566.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

To understand the long march of events in North Carolina from secession to surrender is to understand the entire Civil War-a personal war waged by Confederates and Unionists, free blacks and the ... More

Monumental MobilityThe Memory Work of Massasoit

Monumental Mobility: The Memory Work of Massasoit

Lisa Blee and Jean M. O'Brien

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648408
eISBN:
9781469648422
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648408.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Installed at Plymouth, Massachusetts, in 1921 to commemorate the tercentenary of the landing of the Pilgrims, Cyrus Dallin's statue Massasoit was intended to memorialize the Pokanoket Massasoit ... More

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