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American Slavery and Russian Serfdom in the Post-Emancipation Imagination

American Slavery and Russian Serfdom in the Post-Emancipation Imagination

Amanda Brickell Bellows

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655543
eISBN:
9781469655567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655543.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The abolition of Russian serfdom in 1861 and American slavery in 1865 transformed both nations as Russian peasants and African Americans gained new rights as subjects and citizens. During the second ... More

Arguing until DoomsdayStephen Douglas, Jefferson Davis, and the Struggle for American Democracy

Arguing until Doomsday: Stephen Douglas, Jefferson Davis, and the Struggle for American Democracy

Michael E. Woods

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469656397
eISBN:
9781469656410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469656397.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

As the sectional crisis gripped the United States, the rancor increasingly spread to the halls of Congress. Preston Brooks's frenzied assault on Charles Sumner was perhaps the most notorious evidence ... More

Beatriz AllendeA Revolutionary Life in Cold War Latin America

Beatriz Allende: A Revolutionary Life in Cold War Latin America

Tanya Harmer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469654294
eISBN:
9781469654317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469654294.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This biography of Beatriz Allende (1942–1977)—revolutionary doctor and daughter of Chile’s socialist president, Salvador Allende—portrays what it means to live, love, and fight for change. Inspired ... More

Beneath the Backbone of the WorldBlackfoot People and the North American Borderlands, 1720-1877

Beneath the Backbone of the World: Blackfoot People and the North American Borderlands, 1720-1877

Ryan Hall

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655154
eISBN:
9781469655178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655154.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

For the better part of two centuries, between 1720 and 1877, the Blackfoot (Niitsitapi) people controlled a vast region of what is now the U.S. and Canadian Great Plains. As one of the most expansive ... More

Between Remembrance and RepairCommemorating Racial Violence in Philadelphia, Mississippi

Between Remembrance and Repair: Commemorating Racial Violence in Philadelphia, Mississippi

Claire Whitlinger

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469656335
eISBN:
9781469656359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469656335.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Few places are more notorious for civil rights–era violence than Philadelphia, Mississippi, the site of the 1964 “Mississippi Burning” murders. Yet in a striking turn of events, Philadelphia has ... More

Black MarketThe Slave's Value in National Culture after 1865

Black Market: The Slave's Value in National Culture after 1865

Aaron Carico

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655581
eISBN:
9781469655604
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655581.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

On the eve of the Civil War, the estimated value of the U.S. enslaved population exceeded $3 billion--triple that of investments nationwide in factories, railroads, and banks combined, and worth more ... More

Black Towns, Black FuturesThe Enduring Allure of a Black Place in the American West

Black Towns, Black Futures: The Enduring Allure of a Black Place in the American West

Karla Slocum

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469653976
eISBN:
9781469653990
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653976.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Some know Oklahoma’s Black towns as historic communities that thrived during the Jim Crow era—this is only part of the story. In this book, Karla Slocum shows that the appeal of these towns is more ... More

Celia Sánchez ManduleyThe Life and Legacy of a Cuban Revolutionary

Celia Sánchez Manduley: The Life and Legacy of a Cuban Revolutionary

Tiffany A. Sippial

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469654607
eISBN:
9781469654096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469654607.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Celia Sánchez Manduley (1920–1980) is famous for her role in the Cuban revolution. Clad in her military fatigues, this “first female guerrilla of the Sierra Maestra” is seen in many photographs ... More

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

The Color of the Third DegreeRacism, Police Torture, and Civil Rights in the American South, 1930-1955

The Color of the Third Degree: Racism, Police Torture, and Civil Rights in the American South, 1930-1955

Silvan Niedermeier

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469652979
eISBN:
9781469652993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652979.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Available for the first time in English, The Color of the Third Degree uncovers the still-hidden history of police torture in the Jim Crow South. Based on a wide array of previously neglected ... More

Contagions of EmpireScientific Racism, Sexuality, and Black Military Workers Abroad, 1898-1948

Contagions of Empire: Scientific Racism, Sexuality, and Black Military Workers Abroad, 1898-1948

Khary Oronde Polk

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655505
eISBN:
9781469655529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655505.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

From 1898 onward, the expansion of American militarism and empire abroad increasingly relied on black labor, even as policy remained inflected both by scientific racism and by fears of contagion. ... More

Early American RebelsPursuing Democracy from Maryland to Carolina, 1640-1700

Early American Rebels: Pursuing Democracy from Maryland to Carolina, 1640-1700

Noeleen McIlvenna

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469656069
eISBN:
9781469656083
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469656069.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

During the half century after 1650 that saw the gradual imposition of a slave society in England’s North American colonies, poor white settlers in the Chesapeake sought a republic of equals. ... More

An Environmental History of the Civil War

An Environmental History of the Civil War

Judkin Browning and Timothy Silver

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655383
eISBN:
9781469655406
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655383.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This sweeping new history recognizes that the Civil War was not just a military conflict but also a moment of profound transformation in Americans' relationship to the natural world. To be sure, ... More

Environments of EmpireNetworks and Agents of Ecological Change

Environments of Empire: Networks and Agents of Ecological Change

Ulrike Kirchberger and Brett M. Bennett (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655932
eISBN:
9781469655956
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655932.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

The age of European high imperialism was characterized by the movement of plants and animals on a historically unprecedented scale. The human migrants who colonized territories around the world ... More

Free the LandThe Republic of New Afrika and the Pursuit of a Black Nation-State

Free the Land: The Republic of New Afrika and the Pursuit of a Black Nation-State

Edward Onaci

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469656144
eISBN:
9781469656168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469656144.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

On March 31, 1968, over 500 Black nationalists convened in Detroit to begin the process of securing independence from the United States. Many concluded that Black Americans' best remaining hope for ... More

Jamaica LadiesFemale Slaveholders and the Creation of Britain's Atlantic Empire

Jamaica Ladies: Female Slaveholders and the Creation of Britain's Atlantic Empire

Christine Walker

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469658797
eISBN:
9781469655284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469658797.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Jamaica Ladies is the first systematic study of the free and freed women of European, Euro-African, and African descent who perpetuated chattel slavery and reaped its profits in the British Empire. ... More

Landscape of MigrationMobility and Environmental Change on Bolivia's Tropical Frontier, 1952 to the Present

Landscape of Migration: Mobility and Environmental Change on Bolivia's Tropical Frontier, 1952 to the Present

Ben Nobbs-Thiessen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469656106
eISBN:
9781469656120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469656106.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

In the wake of a 1952 revolution, leaders of Bolivia's National Revolutionary Movement (MNR) embarked on a program of internal colonization known as the "March to the East." In an impoverished ... More

Latin America and the Global Cold War

Latin America and the Global Cold War

Thomas C. Field Jr., Stella Krepp, and Vanni Pettiná (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655697
eISBN:
9781469655710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655697.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Latin America and the Global Cold War analyzes more than a dozen of Latin America’s forgotten encounters with Africa, Asia, and the Communist world, and by placing the region in meaningful dialogue ... More

Lucean Arthur HeadenThe Making of a Black Inventor and Entrepreneur

Lucean Arthur Headen: The Making of a Black Inventor and Entrepreneur

Jill D. Snider

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469654355
eISBN:
9781469654379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469654355.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Born in Carthage, North Carolina, Lucean Arthur Headen (1879-1957) grew up amid former slave artisans. Inspired by his grandfather, a wheelwright, and great-uncle, a toolmaker, he dreamed as a child ... More

Men Is CheapExposing the Frauds of Free Labor in Civil War America

Men Is Cheap: Exposing the Frauds of Free Labor in Civil War America

Brian P. Luskey

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469654324
eISBN:
9781469654348
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469654324.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

When a Civil War substitute broker told business associates that "Men is cheep here to Day," he exposed an unsettling contradiction at the heart of the Union's war effort. Despite Northerners' ... More

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