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Black Food GeographiesRace, Self-Reliance, and Food Access in Washington, D.C.

Black Food Geographies: Race, Self-Reliance, and Food Access in Washington, D.C.

Ashanté M. Reese

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651507
eISBN:
9781469651521
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651507.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In this book, Ashanté M. Reese makes clear the structural forces that determine food access in urban areas, highlighting Black residents’ navigation of and resistance to unequal food distribution ... More

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

Debating Yoga and Mindfulness in Public SchoolsReforming Secular Education or Reestablishing Religion?

Debating Yoga and Mindfulness in Public Schools: Reforming Secular Education or Reestablishing Religion?

Candy Gunther Brown

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469648484
eISBN:
9781469648507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648484.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The introduction explains how yoga, mindfulness, and meditation entered the U.S. cultural mainstream, including public schools, between the 1970s and 2010s, and why it matters for education, law, and ... More

A Delicious CountryRediscovering the Carolinas along the Route of John Lawson's 1700 Expedition

A Delicious Country: Rediscovering the Carolinas along the Route of John Lawson's 1700 Expedition

Scott Huler

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469648286
eISBN:
9781469648309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648286.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In 1700, a young man named John Lawson left London and landed in Charleston, South Carolina, hoping to make a name for himself. For reasons unknown, he soon undertook a two-month journey through 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

In a Pure Muslim LandShi'ism between Pakistan and the Middle East

In a Pure Muslim Land: Shi'ism between Pakistan and the Middle East

Simon Wolfgang Fuchs

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469649795
eISBN:
9781469649818
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649795.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Centering Pakistan in a story of transnational Islam stretching from South Asia to the Middle East, Simon Wolfgang Fuchs offers the first in-depth ethnographic history of the intellectual production ... 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

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

New World CitiesChallenges of Urbanization and Globalization in the Americas

New World Cities: Challenges of Urbanization and Globalization in the Americas

John Tutino and Martin V. Melosi (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469648750
eISBN:
9781469648774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648750.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

For millennia, urban centers were pivots of power and trade that ruled and linked rural majorities. After 1950, explosive urbanization led to unprecedented urban majorities around the world. That ... 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

Poll PowerThe Voter Education Project and the Movement for the Ballot in the American South

Poll Power: The Voter Education Project and the Movement for the Ballot in the American South

Evan Faulkenbury

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469652009
eISBN:
9781469651330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652009.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The civil rights movement required money. In the early 1960s, after years of grassroots organizing, civil rights activists convinced non-profit foundations to donate in support of voter education and ... 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

The Rise and Fall of the Branchhead BoysNorth Carolina's Scott Family and the Era of Progressive Politics

The Rise and Fall of the Branchhead Boys: North Carolina's Scott Family and the Era of Progressive Politics

Rob Christensen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651040
eISBN:
9781469651064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651040.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Louisiana had the Longs, Virginia had the Byrds, Georgia had the Talmadges, and North Carolina had the Scotts. In this history of North Carolina’s most influential political family, Rob Christensen ... 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 Wild and the ToxicAmerican Environmentalism and the Politics of Health

The Wild and the Toxic: American Environmentalism and the Politics of Health

Jennifer Thomson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651996
eISBN:
9781469651668
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651996.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

Health figures centrally in late twentieth-century environmental activism. There are many competing claims about the health of ecosystems, the health of the planet, and the health of humans, yet ... More

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