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Co-conspirator for JusticeThe Revolutionary Life of Dr. Alan Berkman

Co-conspirator for Justice: The Revolutionary Life of Dr. Alan Berkman

Susan M. Reverby

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469656250
eISBN:
9781469656274
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469656250.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Alan Berkman (1945–2009) was no campus radical in the mid-1960s; he was a promising Ivy League student, football player, Eagle Scout, and fraternity president. But when he was a medical student and ... More

Poor Man's FortuneWhite Working-Class Conservatism in American Metal Mining, 1850-1950

Poor Man's Fortune: White Working-Class Conservatism in American Metal Mining, 1850-1950

Jarod Roll

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469656298
eISBN:
9781469656311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469656298.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

White working-class conservatives have played a decisive role in American history, particularly in their opposition to social justice movements, radical critiques of capitalism, and government help ... More

Redefining the Immigrant SouthIndian and Pakistani Immigration to Houston during the Cold War

Redefining the Immigrant South: Indian and Pakistani Immigration to Houston during the Cold War

Uzma Quraishi

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655192
eISBN:
9781469655215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655192.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the early years of the Cold War, the United States mounted expansive public diplomacy programs in the Global South, including initiatives with the recently partitioned states of India and ... More

UndeliveredFrom the Great Postal Strike of 1970 to the Manufactured Crisis of the U.S. Postal Service

Undelivered: From the Great Postal Strike of 1970 to the Manufactured Crisis of the U.S. Postal Service

Philip F. Rubio

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655468
eISBN:
9781469655482
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655468.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

For eight days in March 1970, over 200,000 postal workers staged an illegal "wildcat" strike--the largest in United States history--for better wages and working conditions. Picket lines started in ... More

The Young LordsA Radical History

The Young Lords: A Radical History

Johanna Fernández

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469653440
eISBN:
9781469653464
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653440.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Against the backdrop of America’s urban rebellions in the 1960s, an unexpected cohort of New York radicals unleashed a series of urban guerrilla actions against the city’s racist policies and ... 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

A South You Never AteSavoring Flavors and Stories from the Eastern Shore of Virginia

A South You Never Ate: Savoring Flavors and Stories from the Eastern Shore of Virginia

Bernard L. Herman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653471
eISBN:
9781469653495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653471.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Nestled between the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, and stretching from Hampton Roads to Assateague Island, Virginia's Eastern Shore is a distinctly southern place with an exceptionally ... More

Ghosts of Sheridan CircleHow a Washington Assassination Brought Pinochet's Terror State to Justice

Ghosts of Sheridan Circle: How a Washington Assassination Brought Pinochet's Terror State to Justice

Alan McPherson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653501
eISBN:
9781469653525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653501.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

On September 21, 1976, a car bomb killed Orlando Letelier, the former Chilean ambassador to the United States, along with his US colleague Ronni Moffitt. The murder shocked the world, especially ... 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

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