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Virginia 1619

by Paul Musselwhite, Peter C. Mancall & James Horn The University of North Carolina Press (April 23, 2019)

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 simultaneously...


Sovereign Entrepreneurs

by Courtney Lewis The University of North Carolina Press (April 10, 2019)

By 2009, reverberations of economic crisis spread from the United States around the globe. As corporations across the United States folded, however, small businesses on the Qualla Boundary of the Eastern Band...


Jefferson, Madison, and the Making of the Constitution

by Jeff Broadwater The University of North Carolina Press (March 27, 2019)

Thomas Jefferson, 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 of political...


North Carolina's Revolutionary Founders

by Jeff Broadwater & Troy L. Kickler The University of North Carolina Press (March 27, 2019)

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 together...


Circa 1903

by Larry E. Tise The University of North Carolina Press (March 22, 2019)

Standing along the coast of today's Outer Banks, it can be hard to envision the barrier island world at Kitty Hawk as it appeared to Wilbur and Orville Wright when they first arrived in 1900 to begin their famous...


The Men and the Moment

by Aram Goudsouzian The University of North Carolina Press (March 05, 2019)

The presidential election of 1968 forever changed American politics. In this character-driven narrative history, Aram Goudsouzian portrays the key transformations that played out over that dramatic year. It...


Conquered

by Larry J. Daniel The University of North Carolina Press (March 05, 2019)

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 Braxton...


Raising the White Flag

by David Silkenat The University of North Carolina Press (February 27, 2019)

The American Civil War began with a laying down of arms by Union troops at Fort Sumter, and it ended with a series of surrenders, most famously at Appomattox Courthouse. But in the intervening four years, both...


Indians on the Move

by Douglas K. Miller The University of North Carolina Press (February 20, 2019)

In 1972, the Bureau of Indian Affairs terminated its twenty-year-old Voluntary Relocation Program, which encouraged the mass migration of roughly 100,000 Native American people from rural to urban areas. At...


Civil War Places

by Gary W. Gallagher, J. Matthew Gallman & Will Gallagher The University of North Carolina Press (February 08, 2019)

Much has been written about place and Civil War memory, but how do we personally remember and commemorate this part of our collective past? How do battlefields and other historic places help us understand our...


Monumental Mobility

by Lisa Blee & Jean M. O'Brien The University of North Carolina Press (February 07, 2019)

Installed at Plymouth, Massachusetts, in 1921 to commemorate the tercentenary of the landing of the Pilgrims, Cyrus Dallin's statue Massasoit was intended to memorialize the Pokanoket Massasoit (leader) as a...


The Regulation of Religion and the Making of Hinduism in Colonial Trinidad

by Alexander Rocklin The University of North Carolina Press (February 07, 2019)

How can religious freedom be granted to people who do not have a religion? While Indian indentured workers in colonial Trinidad practiced cherished rituals, "Hinduism" was not a widespread category in India...


The Last Battleground

by Philip Gerard The University of North Carolina Press (February 05, 2019)

To understand the long march of events in North Carolina from secession to surrender is to understand the entire Civil War--a personal war waged by Confederates and Unionists, free blacks and the enslaved, farm...


France and the American Civil War

by Stève Sainlaude, Jessica Edwards & Don H. Doyle The University of North Carolina Press (February 05, 2019)

France's involvement in the American Civil War was critical to its unfolding, but the details of the European power's role remain little understood. Here, Steve Sainlaude offers the first comprehensive history...


A Delicious Country

by Scott Huler The University of North Carolina Press (February 05, 2019)

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 still-mysterious...


Illusions of Emancipation

by Joseph P. Reidy The University of North Carolina Press (January 15, 2019)

As students of the Civil War have long known, emancipation was not merely a product of Lincoln's proclamation or of Confederate defeat in April 1865. It was a process that required more than legal or military...


Private Confederacies

by James J. Broomall The University of North Carolina Press (January 10, 2019)

How did the Civil War, emancipation, and Reconstruction shape the masculinity of white Confederate veterans? As James J. Broomall shows, the crisis of the war forced a reconfiguration of the emotional worlds...


Crafting an Indigenous Nation

by Jenny Tone-Pah-Hote The University of North Carolina Press (January 10, 2019)

In this in-depth interdisciplinary study, Jenny Tone-Pah-Hote reveals how Kiowa people drew on the tribe's rich history of expressive culture to assert its identity at a time of profound challenge. Examining...


Troubled Memory, Second Edition

by Lawrence N. Powell The University of North Carolina Press (January 09, 2019)

This powerful book tells the story of Anne Skorecki Levy, a Holocaust survivor who transformed the horrors of her childhood into a passionate mission to defeat the political menace of reputed neo-Nazi and Ku...


Arming the Free World

by Chester J. Pach Jr. The University of North Carolina Press (November 15, 2018)

In this important study, Chester Pach traces the emergence of military assistance as a major instrument of contemporary American foreign policy. During the early Cold War, arms aid grew from a few country and...


Poverty and Politics

by Sidney Baldwin The University of North Carolina Press (November 15, 2018)

This book is more than a case study of the Farm Security Administration. It not only deals with the history of farm politics but also provides a fresh perspective and gives depth of understanding to issues such...


Wiley Buck and Other Stories of the Concord Community

by Henry McGilbert Wagstaff The University of North Carolina Press (November 15, 2018)

A gifted teller of tales sketches a lively picture of his boyhood in the old tobacco section of Person County, North Carolina, just south of the Virginia line. All the white grown-ups of the boy's childhood...


Prieto

by Henry B. Lovejoy The University of North Carolina Press (November 14, 2018)

This Atlantic world history centers on the life of Juan Nepomuceno Prieto (c. 1773–c. 1835), a member of the West African Yoruba people enslaved and taken to Havana during the era of the Atlantic slave trade....


Every Nation Has Its Dish

by Jennifer Jensen Wallach The University of North Carolina Press (November 13, 2018)

Jennifer Jensen Wallach's nuanced history of black foodways across the twentieth century challenges traditional narratives of "soul food" as a singular style of historical African American cuisine. Wallach investigates...


This War Ain't Over

by Nina Silber The University of North Carolina Press (November 02, 2018)

The New Deal era witnessed a surprising surge in popular engagement with the history and memory of the Civil War era. From the omnipresent book and film Gone with the Wind and the scores of popular theater productions...


The War for the Common Soldier

by Peter S. Carmichael The University of North Carolina Press (November 02, 2018)

How did Civil War soldiers endure the brutal and unpredictable existence of army life during the conflict? This question is at the heart of Peter S. Carmichael's sweeping new study of men at war. Based on close...


Capturing the South

by Scott L. Matthews The University of North Carolina Press (October 26, 2018)

In his expansive history of documentary work in the South during the twentieth-century, Scott L. Matthews examines the motivations and methodologies of several pivotal documentarians, including sociologist Howard...


Embattled Freedom

by Amy Murrell Taylor The University of North Carolina Press (October 26, 2018)

The Civil War was just days old when the first enslaved men, women, and children began fleeing their plantations to seek refuge inside the lines of the Union army as it moved deep into the heart of the Confederacy....


The Freedmen's Bureau in South Carolina, 1865 - 1872

by Martin Abbott The University of North Carolina Press (October 25, 2018)

Abbott's book deals with the Freedmen's Bureau, the agency that faced the main challenge of defining the meaning of freedom for four million slaves after the Civil War. He records the difficulties that resulted...


A Political Education

by Elizabeth Todd-Breland The University of North Carolina Press (October 03, 2018)

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 U.S. history. On one side, a union leader and veteran...


River of Death--The Chickamauga Campaign

by William Glenn Robertson The University of North Carolina Press (October 03, 2018)

The Battle of Chickamauga was the third bloodiest of the American Civil War and the only major Confederate victory in the conflict's western theater. It pitted Braxton Bragg's Army of Tennessee against William...


War Matters

by Joan E. Cashin The University of North Carolina Press (October 03, 2018)

Material objects lie at the crux of understanding individual and social relationships in history, and the Civil War era is no exception. Before, during, and after the war, Americans from all walks of life created,...


Fighting for Atlanta

by Earl J. Hess The University of North Carolina Press (October 03, 2018)

As William T. Sherman's Union troops began their campaign for Atlanta in the spring of 1864, they encountered Confederate forces employing field fortifications located to take advantage of rugged terrain. While...


A Thousand Thirsty Beaches

by Lisa Lindquist Dorr The University of North Carolina Press (October 03, 2018)

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 Europe through...


Jim Crow Capital

by Mary-Elizabeth B. Murphy The University of North Carolina Press (September 28, 2018)

Local policy in the nation's capital has always influenced national politics. During Reconstruction, black Washingtonians were first to exercise their new franchise. But when congressmen abolished local governance...


The Abortion Rights Controversy in America

by N. E. H. Hull, Williamjames Hoffer & Peter Charles Hoffer The University of North Carolina Press (September 25, 2018)

Beginning with the introduction of abortion law in the nineteenth century, this reader includes important documents from nearly two hundred years of debate over abortion. These legal briefs, oral arguments,...


Let Us Make Men

by D'Weston Haywood The University of North Carolina Press (September 25, 2018)

During its golden years, the twentieth-century black press was a tool of black men's leadership, public voice, and gender and identity formation. Those at the helm of black newspapers used their platforms to...


The Mismeasure of Minds

by Michael E. Staub The University of North Carolina Press (September 25, 2018)

The 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision required desegregation of America's schools, but it also set in motion an agonizing multi-decade debate over race, class, and IQ. In this innovative book, Michael...


City of a Million Dreams

by Jason Berry The University of North Carolina Press (September 25, 2018)

In 2015, the beautiful jazz funeral in New Orleans for composer Allen Toussaint coincided with a debate over removing four Confederate monuments. Mayor Mitch Landrieu led the ceremony, attended by living legends...


Working in Hollywood

by Ronny Regev The University of North Carolina Press (September 25, 2018)

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 studio system...


From Asylum to Prison

by Anne E. Parsons The University of North Carolina Press (September 25, 2018)

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


Aberration of Mind

by Diane Miller Sommerville The University of North Carolina Press (September 25, 2018)

More than 150 years after its end, we still struggle to understand the full extent of the human toll of the Civil War and the psychological crisis it created. In Aberration of Mind, Diane Miller Sommerville...


Making Machu Picchu

by Mark Rice The University of North Carolina Press (August 17, 2018)

Speaking at a 1913 National Geographic Society gala, Hiram Bingham III, the American explorer celebrated for finding the "lost city" of the Andes two years earlier, suggested that Machu Picchu "is an awful name,...


Transforming the Elite

by Michelle A. Purdy The University of North Carolina Press (August 17, 2018)

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 public system...


The People of the River

by Oscar de la Torre The University of North Carolina Press (August 17, 2018)

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. Drawing on social and environmental...


The Wilson Era

by Josephus Daniels The University of North Carolina Press (August 15, 2018)

In this volume, Daniels tells how Wilson, having fought against war with monumental patience, finally led this country into world conflict. He proved himself a militant fighter and strategist, and when victory...


The Mexican Press and Civil Society, 1940–1976

by Benjamin T. Smith The University of North Carolina Press (August 07, 2018)

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 history of the...


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

by Iñigo García-Bryce The University of North Carolina Press (August 06, 2018)

Like Fidel Castro and Che Guevara, Peruvian Victor Raul Haya de la Torre (1895–1979) was one of Latin America's key revolutionary leaders, well known across national boundaries. Inigo Garcia-Bryce's biography...


The Lumbee Indians

by Malinda Maynor Lowery The University of North Carolina Press (August 01, 2018)

Jamestown, the Lost Colony of Roanoke, and Plymouth Rock are central to America's mythic origin stories. Then, we are told, the main characters--the "friendly" Native Americans who met the settlers--disappeared....


The Fatal Knot

by John Lawrence Tone The University of North Carolina Press (July 25, 2018)

John Tone recounts the dramatic story of how, between 1808 and 1814, Spanish peasants created and sustained the world's first guerrilla insurgency movement, thereby playing a major role in Napoleon's defeat...