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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

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

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

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 Male Chauvinist PigA History

The Male Chauvinist Pig: A History

Julie Willett

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781469661070
eISBN:
9781469661094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469661070.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the social upheavals of the 1960s and 1970s, a series of stock characters emerged to define and bolster white masculinity. Alongside such caricatures as "the Playboy" and "the Redneck" came a new ... More

Manteo's WorldNative American Life in Carolina's Sound Country before and after the Lost Colony

Manteo's World: Native American Life in Carolina's Sound Country before and after the Lost Colony

Helen C. Rountree

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781469662930
eISBN:
9781469662954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469662930.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Roanoke. Manteo. Wanchese. Chicamacomico. These place names along today’s Outer Banks are a testament to the Indigenous communities that thrived for generations along the Carolina coast. Though most ... More

Meade at GettysburgA Study in Command

Meade at Gettysburg: A Study in Command

Kent Masterson Brown

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781469661995
eISBN:
9781469662015
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469661995.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Although he took command of the Army of the Potomac only three days before the first shots were fired at Gettysburg, Union general George G. Meade guided his forces to victory in the Civil War's most ... More

Oil PalmA Global History

Oil Palm: A Global History

Jonathan E. Robins

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781469662893
eISBN:
9781469662916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469662893.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

Oil palms are ubiquitous-grown in nearly every tropical country, they supply the world with more edible fat than any other plant and play a role in scores of packaged products, from lipstick and soap ... More

The Swamp PeddlersHow Lot Sellers, Land Scammers, and Retirees Built Modern Florida and Transformed the American Dream

The Swamp Peddlers: How Lot Sellers, Land Scammers, and Retirees Built Modern Florida and Transformed the American Dream

Jason Vuic

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781469663333
eISBN:
9781469663173
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469663333.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

Florida has long been a beacon for retirees, but for many, the American dream of owning a home there was a fantasy. That changed in the 1950s, when the so-called "installment land sales industry" ... More

Thirteen ClocksHow Race United the Colonies and Made the Declaration of Independence

Thirteen Clocks: How Race United the Colonies and Made the Declaration of Independence

Robert G. Parkinson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781469662572
eISBN:
9781469662596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469662572.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Thirteen Clocks is about how the founding fathers mobilized political authority and military resistance to defeat their cultural cousins. This study examines how a discourse evolved delineating ... More

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