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Living Monuments

by R. B. Rosenburg The University of North Carolina Press (November 09, 2000)

While battlefield parks and memorials erected in town squares and cemeteries have served to commemorate southern valor in the Civil War, Confederate soldiers' homes were actually 'living monuments' to the Lost...


Public Records and Archives in Classical Athens

by James P. Sickinger The University of North Carolina Press (February 01, 2018)

In this book, James Sickinger explores the use and preservation of public records in the ancient Athenian democracy of the archaic and classical periods.

Athenian public records are most familiar from the survival...


Southern Cultures Volume 15 Omnibus E-book

by Harry L. Watson & Larry J. Griffin The University of North Carolina Press (October 01, 2013)

This Omnibus E-book brings together all four issues of Southern Cultures Volume 15, published in 2009.

Volume 15 of Southern Cultures explores Lee's Tomb, how Southern evangelicals kept sin from sacred spaces,...


Southern Cultures:  2013 Global Southern Music Issue, Enhanced Ebook

by Harry L. Watson & Jocelyn Neal The University of North Carolina Press (February 04, 2013)

The Global Southern Music Issue enhanced eBook include all the tracks on Traveling Shoes, our special free CD and:

The South meets Senegal as hip-hop goes Trans-Atlantic.

Hawaiian steel guitar sways the Southern...


Southern Cultures:  2011 Music Issue, Enhanced Ebook

by Harry L. Watson & Jocelyn Neal The University of North Carolina Press (December 01, 2011)

The Music Issue enhanced eBook include all the tracks on our special CD and:

The tell-all letter from a teenage girl who kissed—and kissed—Elvis Presley

How corruption and greed made the Jacksonville music...


Wilson's Creek

by William Garrett Piston & Richard W. Hatcher Iii The University of North Carolina Press (May 01, 2002)

In the summer of 1861, Americans were preoccupied by the question of which states would join the secession movement and which would remain loyal to the Union. This question was most fractious in the border states...


U.S. History As Women's History

by Linda K. Kerber, Alice Kessler-Harris & Kathryn Kish Sklar The University of North Carolina Press (November 09, 2000)

This outstanding collection of fifteen original essays represents innovative work by some of the most influential scholars in the field of women's history. Covering a broad sweep of history from colonial to...


The Masterless

by Wilfred M. McClay The University of North Carolina Press (November 09, 2000)

In this provocative book, Wilfred McClay considers the long-standing tension between individualism and social cohesion in conceptions of American culture. Exploring ideas of unity and diversity as they have...


Roanoke Island

by David Stick The University of North Carolina Press (January 01, 2015)

Well before the Jamestown settlers first sighted the Chesapeake Bay or the Mayflower reached the coast of Massachusetts, the first English colony in America was established on Roanoke Island. David Stick tells...


From the Barrel of a Gun

by Gerald Horne The University of North Carolina Press (December 01, 2015)

In November 1965, Ian Smith's white minority government in Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) made a unilateral declaration of independence, breaking with Great Britain. With a European population of a few hundred...


John Brown's Body

by Franny Nudelman The University of North Carolina Press (December 01, 2015)

Singing "John Brown's Body" as they marched to war, Union soldiers sought to steel themselves in the face of impending death. As the bodies of these soldiers accumulated in the wake of battle, writers, artists,...


The Politics of Freeing Markets in Latin America

by Judith A. Teichman The University of North Carolina Press (January 14, 2003)

In the 1980s and 1990s, nations throughout Latin America experienced the dual transformations of market liberalizing reforms and democratization. Since then, perhaps no issue has been more controversial among...


The Outer Banks of North Carolina, 1584-1958

by David Stick The University of North Carolina Press (January 01, 2015)

The Outer Banks have long been of interest to geologists, historians, linguists, sportsmen, and beachcombers. This long series of low, narrow, sandy islands stretches along the North Carolina coast for more...


North Carolina Civil War Documentary

by W. Buck Yearns Jr. & John G. Barrett The University of North Carolina Press (November 09, 2000)

This collection of primary source material chronicles the Civil War experiences of North Carolinians from the secession crisis to the Confederate surrender at Bennett Place. In contrast to other works on the...


A Campaign of Giants--The Battle for Petersburg

by A. Wilson Greene & Gary W. Gallagher The University of North Carolina Press (April 17, 2018)

Grinding, bloody, and ultimately decisive, the Petersburg Campaign was the Civil War's longest and among its most complex. Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee squared off for more than nine months in their struggle...


Bernardo de Gálvez

by Gonzalo M. Quintero Saravia The University of North Carolina Press (March 23, 2018)

Although Spain was never a formal ally of the United States during the American Revolution, its entry into the war definitively tipped the balance against Britain. Led by Bernardo de Galvez, supreme commander...


Women at War in the Borderlands of the Early American Northeast

by Gina M. Martino The University of North Carolina Press (March 23, 2018)

Across the borderlands of the early American northeast, New England, New France, and Native nations deployed women with surprising frequency to the front lines of wars that determined control of North America....


The Trouble with Minna

by Hendrik Hartog The University of North Carolina Press (March 19, 2018)

In this intriguing book, Hendrik Hartog uses a forgotten 1840 case to explore the regime of gradual emancipation that took place in New Jersey over the first half of the nineteenth century. In Minna's case,...


Blackbeard's Sunken Prize

by Mark U. Wilde-Ramsing & Linda F. Carnes-McNaughton The University of North Carolina Press (April 10, 2018)

In 1717, the notorious pirate Blackbeard captured a French slaving vessel off the coast of Martinique and made it his flagship, renaming it Queen Anne's Revenge. Over the next six months, the heavily armed ship...


Defiant Indigeneity

by Stephanie Nohelani Teves The University of North Carolina Press (March 14, 2018)

"Aloha" is at once the most significant and the most misunderstood word in the Indigenous Hawaiian lexicon. For K&257;naka Maoli people, the concept of "aloha" is a representation and articulation of their identity,...


Keep the Days

by Steven M. Stowe The University of North Carolina Press (April 02, 2018)

Americans wrote fiercely during the Civil War. War surprised, devastated, and opened up imagination, taking hold of Americans' words as well as their homes and families. The personal diary—wildly ragged yet...


To Master the Boundless Sea

by Jason W. Smith The University of North Carolina Press (April 13, 2018)

As the United States grew into an empire in the late nineteenth century, notions like "sea power" derived not only from fleets, bases, and decisive battles, but also from a scientific effort to understand and...


Strangers and Friends at the Welcome Table

by James Hudnut-Beumler The University of North Carolina Press (March 19, 2018)

In this fresh and fascinating chronicle of Christianity in the contemporary South, historian and minister James Hudnut-Beumler draws on extensive interviews and his own personal journeys throughout the region...


Petersburg to Appomattox

by Caroline E. Janney The University of North Carolina Press (March 14, 2018)

The last days of fighting in the Civil War's eastern theater have been wrapped in mythology since the moment of Lee's surrender to Grant at Appomattox Court House. War veterans and generations of historians...


Putinomics

by Chris Miller The University of North Carolina Press (February 08, 2018)

When Vladimir Putin first took power in 1999, he was a little-known figure ruling a country that was reeling from a decade and a half of crisis. In the years since, he has reestablished Russia as a great power....


The Rise and Fall of Weimar Democracy

by Hans Mommsen The University of North Carolina Press (November 01, 2017)

In this definitive analysis of the Weimar Republic, Hans Mommsen surveys the political, social, and economic development of Germany between the end of World War I and the appointment of Adolf Hitler as chancellor...


State and Revolution in Cuba

by Robert Whitney The University of North Carolina Press (November 01, 2017)

Between 1920 and 1940, Cuba underwent a remarkable transition, moving from oligarchic rule to a nominal constitutional democracy. The events of this period are crucial to a full understanding of the nation's...


Republics Ancient and Modern, Volume I

by Paul A. Rahe The University of North Carolina Press (November 01, 2017)

An assessment of the ancient Greek city and its subsequent influence. A masterwork of political theory and comparative politics for the classroom.

"In a series of sketches touching on everything from the lust...


The Darkest Days of the War

by Peter Cozzens The University of North Carolina Press (December 10, 2017)

During the late summer of 1862, Confederate forces attempted a three-pronged strategic advance into the North. The outcome of this offensive--the only coordinated Confederate attempt to carry the conflict to...


Discovering North Carolina

by Jack Claiborne & William Price The University of North Carolina Press (November 01, 2017)

This splendid anthology offers an engaging journey through four centuries of North Carolina life. It draws on a wealth of sources--histories, biographies, diaries, novels, short stories, newspapers, and magazines--to...


Immigrants on the Land

by Thomas H. Holloway The University of North Carolina Press (November 01, 2017)

When slavery was abolished in 1880, Sao Paulo, Brazil, subsidized the immigration of workers from southern Europe and Japan. Faced with a worldwide coffee market and abundant land for expansion, native planters...


Prison and Plantation

by Michael S. Hindus The University of North Carolina Press (November 01, 2017)

This broad, comparative study examines the social, economic, and legal contexts of crime and authority in two vastly different states over a one hundred year period. Massachusetts--an urban, industrial, and...


Charles I and the Popish Plot

by Caroline M. Hibbard The University of North Carolina Press (November 01, 2017)

Hibbard begins by setting court Catholicism in the context of English court alignments on domestic and foreign policy. She then describes public reaction to royal policy and court Catholicism and the use parliamentary...


Labor’s Great War

by Joseph A. McCartin The University of North Carolina Press (November 01, 2017)

Since World War I, says Joseph McCartin, the central problem of American labor relations has been the struggle among workers, managers, and state officials to reconcile democracy and authority in the workplace....


Sugar and Railroads

by Oscar Zanetti & Alejandro Garcia The University of North Carolina Press (October 06, 2017)

Though Cuba was among the first countries in the world to utilize rail transport, the history of its railroads has been little studied. This English translation of the prize-winning Caminos para el azucar traces...


Cornwallis

by Franklin B. Wickwire & Mary B. Wickwire The University of North Carolina Press (November 01, 2017)

This is the second and final volume of the Wickwires' definitive biography of Cornwallis. It details Corwallis's work in India, his contributions in Britain as master general of ordnance, his tenure as lord...


The County of Warren, North Carolina, 1586-1917

by Manly Wade Wellman The University of North Carolina Press (October 10, 2017)

This is the story of a region at once representative and unique in the history of Southern culture, which was from its earliest colonial beginnings a focus of strength, intellect, and proud individuality.

Warren...


Holding Fast the Inner Lines

by Stephen L. Vaughn The University of North Carolina Press (December 01, 2017)

The Committee on Public Information, the major American propaganda agency during World War I, attracted a wide range of reform-oriented men and women who tried to generate enthusiasm for Wilson's international...


Habits of Industry

by Allen Tullos The University of North Carolina Press (October 01, 2017)

Habits of Industry provides a richly descriptive social, historical, and cultural account of the Carolina Piedmont -- the area between the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Coastal Plain -- over the course of 150...


The Southern Experience in the American Revolution

by Larry E. Tise & Jeffrey J. Crow The University of North Carolina Press (November 01, 2017)

These essays pose new questions concerning the social and political origins of the Revolution in the South, the social disorder indiced by the war, and the impact of the conflict and its ideologies on blacks...


Days of Hope

by Patricia Sullivan The University of North Carolina Press (November 18, 2014)

In the 1930s and 1940s, a loose alliance of blacks and whites, individuals and organizations, came together to offer a radical alternative to southern conservative politics. In Days of Hope, Patricia Sullivan...


Art, Ideology, and Economics in Nazi Germany

by Alan E. Steinweis The University of North Carolina Press (November 01, 2017)

From 1933 to 1945, the Reich Chamber of Culture exercised a profound influence over hundreds of thousands of German artists and entertainers. Alan Steinweis focuses on the fields of music, theater, and the visual...


Into the Sound Country

by Bland Simpson The University of North Carolina Press (December 01, 2017)

Into the Sound Country is a story of rediscovery--of two North Carolinians returning to seek their roots in the state's eastern provinces. It is an affectionate, impressionistic, and personal portrait of the...


Cloud by Day

by Muriel Earley Sheppard The University of North Carolina Press (October 10, 2017)

This book, written from the author's personal knowledge of the district, is a picture of the fabulous and violent past of Pennsylvania's famed coke region and of its uncertain present. In tracing its history...


A New South Rebellion

by Karin A. Shapiro The University of North Carolina Press (November 01, 2017)

In 1891, thousands of Tennessee miners rose up against the use of convict labor by the state's coal companies, eventually engulfing five mountain communities in a rebellion against government authority. Propelled...


Havana

by Joseph L. Scarpaci, Roberto Segre & Mario Coyula The University of North Carolina Press (October 10, 2017)

One of the oldest and most celebrated cities in the Western Hemisphere, Havana is a fascinating metropolis where history has left its handprint on every corner. Here, an international trio of well-known architects...


Eisenhower and Latin America

by Stephen G. Rabe The University of North Carolina Press (October 01, 2017)

Stephen Rabe's timely book examines President Dwight D. Eisenhower's Latin American policy and assesses the president's actions in light of recent "Eisenhower revisionism."

During his first term, Eisenhower paid...


Set Fair for Roanoke

by David Beers Quinn The University of North Carolina Press (October 10, 2017)

Quinn's study brings together the results of his nearly fifty years of research on the voyages outfitted by Sir Walter Raleigh and the efforts to colonize Roanoke Island. It is a fascinating book, rich in details...


Border Life

by Elizabeth A. Perkins The University of North Carolina Press (October 06, 2017)

In this original and sensitive ethnography of frontier life, Elizabeth Perkins recovers the rhythms of warfare, subsistence, and cultural encounter that governed existence on the margins of British America....


A Family of Women

by Jane H. Pease & William H. Pease The University of North Carolina Press (October 10, 2017)

The often-stereotyped belles and matrons of the nineteenth-century South emerge as diverse personalities in this compelling account of three generations of women from a South Carolina family whose fate rose...