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Aaron McDuffie MooreAn African American Physician, Educator, and Founder of Durham's Black Wall Street

Aaron McDuffie Moore: An African American Physician, Educator, and Founder of Durham's Black Wall Street

Blake Hill-Saya

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469655857
eISBN:
9781469655871
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655857.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Aaron McDuffie Moore (1863–1923) was born in rural Columbus County in eastern North Carolina at the close of the Civil War. Defying the odds stacked against an African American of this era, he ... More

Abusive PoliciesHow the American Child Welfare System Lost Its Way

Abusive Policies: How the American Child Welfare System Lost Its Way

Mical Raz

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469661216
eISBN:
9781469661230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469661216.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the early 1970s, a new wave of public service announcements urged parents to “help end an American tradition” of child abuse. The message, relayed repeatedly over television and radio, urged ... More

Against SexIdentities of Sexual Restraint in Early America

Against Sex: Identities of Sexual Restraint in Early America

Kara M. French

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781469662145
eISBN:
9781469662169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469662145.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

How much sex should a person have? With whom? What do we make of people who choose not to have sex at all? As present as these questions are today, they were subjects of intense debate in the early ... More

American Gold DiggerMarriage, Money, and the Law from the Ziegfeld Follies to Anna Nicole Smith

American Gold Digger: Marriage, Money, and the Law from the Ziegfeld Follies to Anna Nicole Smith

Brian Donovan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469660288
eISBN:
9781469660301
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469660288.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The stereotype of the "gold digger" has had a fascinating trajectory in twentieth-century America, from tales of greedy flapper-era chorus girls to tabloid coverage of Anna Nicole Smith and her ... More

A Black Jurist in a Slave SocietyAntonio Pereira Rebouças and the Trials of Brazilian Citizenship

A Black Jurist in a Slave Society: Antonio Pereira Rebouças and the Trials of Brazilian Citizenship

Keila Grinberg

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469652771
eISBN:
9781469652795
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652771.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Now in English for the first time, Keila Grinberg's compelling study of the nineteenth-century jurist Antonio Pereira Rebouças (1798–1880) traces the life of an Afro-Brazilian intellectual who rose ... More

Blurring the Lines of Race and FreedomMulattoes and Mixed Bloods in English Colonial America

Blurring the Lines of Race and Freedom: Mulattoes and Mixed Bloods in English Colonial America

A. B. Wilkinson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469658995
eISBN:
9781469659015
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469658995.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The history of race in North America is still often conceived of in black and white terms. In this book, A. B. Wilkinson complicates that history by investigating how people of mixed African, ... More

Brazil's Revolution in CommerceCreating Consumer Capitalism in the American Century

Brazil's Revolution in Commerce: Creating Consumer Capitalism in the American Century

James P. Woodard

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469656434
eISBN:
9781469656380
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469656434.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

James P. Woodard’s history of consumer capitalism in Brazil, today the world’s fifth most populous country, is at once magisterial, intimate, and penetrating enough to serve as a history of modern ... More

Brewing a BoycottHow a Grassroots Coalition Fought Coors and Remade American Consumer Activism

Brewing a Boycott: How a Grassroots Coalition Fought Coors and Remade American Consumer Activism

Allyson P. Brantley

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781469661032
eISBN:
9781469661056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469661032.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the late twentieth century, nothing united union members, progressive students, Black and Chicano activists, Native Americans, feminists, and members of the LGBTQ+ community quite as well as Coors ... More

BrokePatients Talk about Money with Their Doctor

Broke: Patients Talk about Money with Their Doctor

Michael Stein

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469661148
eISBN:
9781469661162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469661148.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In this age of shortened office visits, doctors take care of their patients’ immediate needs and often elide their own personal histories. But as reflected in Broke, Michael Stein takes the time to ... More

China's Muslims and Japan's EmpireCentering Islam in World War II

China's Muslims and Japan's Empire: Centering Islam in World War II

Kelly A. Hammond

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469659657
eISBN:
9781469659671
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469659657.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

In this transnational history of World War II, Kelly A. Hammond places Sino-Muslims at the center of imperial Japan's challenges to Chinese nation-building efforts. Revealing the little-known story ... More

Christian CitizensReading the Bible in Black and White in the Postemancipation South

Christian Citizens: Reading the Bible in Black and White in the Postemancipation South

Elizabeth L. Jemison

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469659695
eISBN:
9781469659718
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469659695.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

With emancipation, a long battle for equal citizenship began. Bringing together the histories of religion, race, and the South, Elizabeth L. Jemison shows how southerners, black and white, drew on ... More

A Contest of CivilizationsExposing the Crisis of American Exceptionalism in the Civil War Era

A Contest of Civilizations: Exposing the Crisis of American Exceptionalism in the Civil War Era

Andrew F. Lang

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469660073
eISBN:
9781469660097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469660073.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Most mid-nineteenth-century Americans regarded the United States as an exceptional democratic republic that stood apart from a world seemingly riddled with revolutionary turmoil and aristocratic ... More

Cool TownHow Athens, Georgia, Launched Alternative Music and Changed American Culture

Cool Town: How Athens, Georgia, Launched Alternative Music and Changed American Culture

Grace Elizabeth Hale

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469654874
eISBN:
9781469654898
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469654874.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In the summer of 1978, the B-52's conquered the New York underground. A year later, the band's self-titled debut album burst onto the Billboard charts, capturing the imagination of fans and music ... More

Dancing with the RevolutionPower, Politics, and Privilege in Cuba

Dancing with the Revolution: Power, Politics, and Privilege in Cuba

Elizabeth B. Schwall

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781469662978
eISBN:
9781469663357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469662978.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book aligns culture and politics by focusing on an art form that became a darling of the Cuban revolution: dance. This history of staged performance in ballet, modern dance, and folkloric dance ... More

Defending the Arctic RefugeA Photographer, an Indigenous Nation, and a Fight for Environmental Justice

Defending the Arctic Refuge: A Photographer, an Indigenous Nation, and a Fight for Environmental Justice

Finis Dunaway

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781469661100
eISBN:
9781469661124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469661100.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

Tucked away in the northeastern corner of Alaska is one of the most contested landscapes in all of North America: the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Considered sacred by Indigenous peoples in ... More

Diners, Dudes, and DietsHow Gender and Power Collide in Food Media and Culture

Diners, Dudes, and Diets: How Gender and Power Collide in Food Media and Culture

Emily J. H. Contois

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469660745
eISBN:
9781469660769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469660745.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The phrase "dude food" likely brings to mind a range of images: burgers stacked impossibly high with an assortment of toppings that were themselves once considered a meal; crazed sports fans ... More

Divided by TerrorAmerican Patriotism after 9/11

Divided by Terror: American Patriotism after 9/11

John Bodnar

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781469662619
eISBN:
9781469662633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469662619.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Americans responded to the deadly terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, with an outpouring of patriotism, though all were not united in their expression. A war-based patriotism inspired millions ... More

The Essential Clarence MajorProse and Poetry

The Essential Clarence Major: Prose and Poetry

Clarence Major

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469656007
eISBN:
9781469658803
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469656007.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Clarence Major is one of America’s literary masters. He has published numerous books, from novels to poetry and short story collections. Among his many accolades, he was a finalist for the National ... More

The First ReconstructionBlack Politics in America from the Revolution to the Civil War

The First Reconstruction: Black Politics in America from the Revolution to the Civil War

Van Gosse

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469660103
eISBN:
9781469660127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469660103.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

It may be difficult to imagine that a consequential black electoral politics evolved in the United States before the Civil War, for as of 1860, the overwhelming majority of African Americans remained ... More

From Here to EqualityReparations for Black Americans in the Twenty-First Century

From Here to Equality: Reparations for Black Americans in the Twenty-First Century

William A. Jr. Darity and A. Kirsten Mullen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469654973
eISBN:
9781469654997
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469654973.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Racism and discrimination have choked economic opportunity for African Americans at nearly every turn. At several historic moments, the trajectory of racial inequality could have been altered ... More

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