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American LucifersThe Dark History of Artificial Light, 1750-1865

American Lucifers: The Dark History of Artificial Light, 1750-1865

Jeremy Zallen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653327
eISBN:
9781469653341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653327.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The myth of light and progress has blinded us. In our electric world, we are everywhere surrounded by effortlessly glowing lights that simply exist, as they should, seemingly clear and comforting ... More

Blood, Sweat, and TearsJake Gaither, Florida A&M, and the History of Black College Football

Blood, Sweat, and Tears: Jake Gaither, Florida A&M, and the History of Black College Football

Derrick E. White

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652443
eISBN:
9781469652467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652443.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Black college football began during the nadir of African American life after the Civil War. The first game occurred in 1892, a little less than four years before the Supreme Court ruled segregation ... More

Caging Borders and Carceral StatesIncarcerations, Immigration Detentions, and Resistance

Caging Borders and Carceral States: Incarcerations, Immigration Detentions, and Resistance

Robert T. Chase (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469651231
eISBN:
9781469651262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651231.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This volume considers the interconnection of racial oppression in the U.S. South and West, presenting thirteen case studies that explore the ways in which citizens and migrants alike have been caged, ... More

ConqueredWhy the Army of Tennessee Failed

Conquered: Why the Army of Tennessee Failed

Larry J. Daniel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469649504
eISBN:
9781469649528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649504.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Operating in the vast and varied trans-Appalachian west, the Army of Tennessee was crucially important to the military fate of the Confederacy. But under the principal leadership of generals such as ... 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

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

Imperial MetropolisLos Angeles, Mexico, and the Borderlands of American Empire, 1865-1941

Imperial Metropolis: Los Angeles, Mexico, and the Borderlands of American Empire, 1865-1941

Jessica M. Kim

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469651347
eISBN:
9781469651361
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651347.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In this compelling narrative of capitalist development and revolutionary response, Jessica M. Kim reexamines the rise of Los Angeles from a small town to a global city against the backdrop of the ... More

India and the Cold War

India and the Cold War

Manu Bhagavan (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469651163
eISBN:
9781469651187
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651163.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This collection of essays inverts the way we see the Cold War by looking at the conflict from the perspective of the so-called developing world, rather than of the superpowers, through the birth and ... More

The King of AdobeReies López Tijerina, Lost Prophet of the Chicano Movement

The King of Adobe: Reies López Tijerina, Lost Prophet of the Chicano Movement

Lorena Oropeza

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653297
eISBN:
9781469653310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653297.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In 1967, Reies López Tijerina led an armed takeover of a New Mexico courthouse in the name of land rights for disenfranchised Spanish-speaking locals. The raid thrust Tijerina and his cause into the ... 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

Rebel RichmondLife and Death in the Confederate Capital

Rebel Richmond: Life and Death in the Confederate Capital

Stephen V. Ash

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469650982
eISBN:
9781469651002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469650982.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

In the spring of 1861, Richmond, Virginia, suddenly became the capital city, military headquarters, and industrial engine of a new nation fighting for its existence. A remarkable drama unfolded in ... 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

Starstruck in the Promised LandHow the Arts Shaped American Passions about Israel

Starstruck in the Promised Land: How the Arts Shaped American Passions about Israel

Shalom Goldman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652412
eISBN:
9781469652436
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652412.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

From the days of steamship travel to Palestine to today's evangelical Christian tours of Jesus’s birthplace, the relationship between the United States and the Holy Land has become one of the world’s ... 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

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

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