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Aberration of MindSuicide and Suffering in the Civil War-Era South

Aberration of Mind: Suicide and Suffering in the Civil War-Era South

Diane Miller Sommerville

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643304
eISBN:
9781469643588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643304.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Aberration of Mind is a social history of suicide in the American South during the Civil War era. The book casts a wide net, focusing on Confederate soldiers and veterans and their families, and the ... More

Father Luis Olivares a Biography

Father Luis Olivares a Biography

Mario T. García

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643311
eISBN:
9781469643335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643311.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This is the amazing untold story of the Los Angeles sanctuary movement’s champion, Father Luis Olivares (1934-1993), a Catholic priest and a charismatic, faith-driven leader for social justice. ... More

Freedom FarmersAgricultural Resistance and the Black Freedom Movement

Freedom Farmers: Agricultural Resistance and the Black Freedom Movement

Monica M. White

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643694
eISBN:
9781469643717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643694.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In the late 1960s, internationally renowned activist Fannie Lou Hamer purchased forty acres of land in the Mississippi Delta, launching the Freedom Farms Cooperative (FFC). A community-based rural ... More

From Asylum to PrisonDeinstitutionalization and the Rise of Mass Incarceration after 1945

From Asylum to Prison: Deinstitutionalization and the Rise of Mass Incarceration after 1945

Anne E. Parsons

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469640631
eISBN:
9781469640655
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640631.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

To many, insane asylums are a relic of a bygone era. State governments took steps between 1950 and 1990 to minimize the involuntary confinement of people in mental hospitals, and many mental health ... More

Frontiers of ScienceImperialism and Natural Knowledge in the Gulf South Borderlands, 1500-1850

Frontiers of Science: Imperialism and Natural Knowledge in the Gulf South Borderlands, 1500-1850

Cameron B. Strang

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469640471
eISBN:
9781469640495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640471.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Frontiers of Science takes American scientific thought and discoveries away from the learned societies, museums, and teaching halls of the Northeast and puts the production of knowledge about the ... More

Hashtag IslamHow Cyber-Islamic Environments Are Transforming Religious Authority

Hashtag Islam: How Cyber-Islamic Environments Are Transforming Religious Authority

Gary R. Bunt

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643168
eISBN:
9781469643182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643168.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This book explores the diverse ways digital technology is shaping how Muslims across vast territories relate to religious authorities in fulfilling spiritual, mystical, and legalistic agendas. From ... More

Haya de la Torre and the Pursuit of Power in Twentieth-Century Peru and Latin America

Haya de la Torre and the Pursuit of Power in Twentieth-Century Peru and Latin America

Iñigo García-Bryce

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469636573
eISBN:
9781469636634
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636573.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Like Fidel Castro and Che Guevara, Peruvian Víctor Raúl Haya de la Torre (1895–1979) was one of Latin America’s key revolutionary leaders, well known across national boundaries. This political ... More

The Latino Migration Experience in North Carolina, Revised and Expanded Second EditionNew Roots in the Old North State

The Latino Migration Experience in North Carolina, Revised and Expanded Second Edition: New Roots in the Old North State

Hannah Gill

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469646411
eISBN:
9781469646435
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646411.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Now thoroughly updated and revised—with a new chapter on the Dreamer movement and the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA)—this book offers North Carolinians a better understanding ... More

Let Us Make MenThe Twentieth-Century Black Press and a Manly Vision for Racial Advancement

Let Us Make Men: The Twentieth-Century Black Press and a Manly Vision for Racial Advancement

D'Weston Haywood

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643397
eISBN:
9781469643410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643397.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book conducts a close, gendered reading of the modern black press to reinterpret it as a crucial tool of black men’s leadership, public voice, public image, gender and identity formation, and a ... More

Making Machu PicchuThe Politics of Tourism in Twentieth-Century Peru

Making Machu Picchu: The Politics of Tourism in Twentieth-Century Peru

Mark Rice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643533
eISBN:
9781469643557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643533.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book examines the transformation of Machu Picchu from an obscure archaeological site into a global tourist destination and national symbol of Peru. This book illustrates how, from the very ... More

Mexican Press and Civil Society, 1940-1976Stories from the Newsroom, Stories from the Street

Mexican Press and Civil Society, 1940-1976: Stories from the Newsroom, Stories from the Street

Benjamin T. Smith

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469638089
eISBN:
9781469638140
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638089.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Mexico today is one of the most dangerous places in the world to report the news, and Mexicans have taken to the street to defend freedom of expression. As Benjamin T. Smith demonstrates in this ... More

The People of the RiverNature and Identity in Black Amazonia, 1835-1945

The People of the River: Nature and Identity in Black Amazonia, 1835-1945

Oscar de la Torre

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643243
eISBN:
9781469643267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643243.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In this history of the black peasants of Amazonia, Oscar de la Torre focuses on the experience of African-descended people navigating the transition from slavery to freedom. He draws on social and ... More

Political EducationBlack Politics and Education Reform in Chicago since the 1960s

Political Education: Black Politics and Education Reform in Chicago since the 1960s

Elizabeth Todd-Breland

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469646589
eISBN:
9781469647173
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646589.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In 2012, Chicago’s school year began with the city’s first teachers’ strike in a quarter century and ended with the largest mass closure of public schools in recent U.S. history. On one side, a union ... More

Practical LiberatorsUnion Officers in the Western Theater during the Civil War

Practical Liberators: Union Officers in the Western Theater during the Civil War

Kristopher A. Teters

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469638867
eISBN:
9781469638881
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638867.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

During the first fifteen months of the Civil War, the policies and attitudes of Union officers toward emancipation in the western theater were, at best, inconsistent and fraught with internal ... More

River of Death--The Chickamauga CampaignVolume 1: The Fall of Chattanooga

River of Death--The Chickamauga Campaign: Volume 1: The Fall of Chattanooga

William Glenn Robertson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643120
eISBN:
9781469643144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643120.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The Battle of Chickamauga was the third bloodiest of the American Civil War and the only major Confederate victory in the conflict’s western theatre. It pitted Braxton Bragg’s Army of Tennessee ... More

Semi QueerStories of Trans, Gay, and Black Truck Drivers

Semi Queer: Stories of Trans, Gay, and Black Truck Drivers

Anne Balay

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469647098
eISBN:
9781469647111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469647098.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Long-haul trucking is linked to almost every industry in America, yet somehow the working-class drivers behind big rigs remain largely hidden from public view. Gritty, inspiring, and often ... More

A Thousand Thirsty Beaches

A Thousand Thirsty Beaches

Lisa Lindquist Dorr

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643274
eISBN:
9781469643298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643274.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Lisa Lindquist Dorr tells the story of the vast smuggling network that brought high-end distilled spirits and, eventually, other cargoes (including undocumented immigrants) from Great Britain and ... More

Transforming the EliteBlack Students and the Desegregation of Private Schools

Transforming the Elite: Black Students and the Desegregation of Private Schools

Michelle A. Purdy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643496
eISBN:
9781469643519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643496.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

When traditionally white public schools in the South became sites of massive resistance in the wake of the Supreme Court's Brown v. Board of Education decision, numerous white students exited the ... More

War MattersMaterial Culture in the Civil War Era

War Matters: Material Culture in the Civil War Era

Joan E. Cashin (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643205
eISBN:
9781469643229
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643205.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Material objects lie at the crux of understanding individual and social relationships throughout history, and the Civil War generation is no exception. Before, during, and after the war, Americans ... More

Working in HollywoodHow the Studio System Turned Creativity into Labor

Working in Hollywood: How the Studio System Turned Creativity into Labor

Ronny Regev

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469636504
eISBN:
9781469636771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636504.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

A history of the Hollywood film industry as a modern system of labor, this book reveals an important untold story of an influential twentieth-century workplace. Ronny Regev argues that the Hollywood ... More

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