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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...


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...


America and the French Nation, 1939-1945

by Julian G. Hurstfield The University of North Carolina Press (June 15, 2018)

Hurstfield analyzes American responses--diplomatic, military, intellectual, and popular--to the plight of the French nation during World War II, as the constitution of the Third Republic was suspended, Petain...


The Soviet Model and Underdeveloped Countries

by Charles K. Wilber The University of North Carolina Press (June 15, 2018)

This book constructs the model of economic development implicit in the historical experience of the Soviet Union, and the agricultural, industrial, and social strategies followed are shown to fit into a logical...


Custom, Kinship, and Gifts to Saints

by Stephen D. White The University of North Carolina Press (July 25, 2018)

White combines an intensive study of medieval law with insights from anthropology, religion, and social history to create a picture of French society in the Middle Ages which is impressive in its breadth and...


General Maurice Sarrail, 1856-1929

by Jan Karl Tanenbaum The University of North Carolina Press (July 25, 2018)

Commander of the French Third Army at the Battle of the Marne, commander of the Allied Eastern Army in 1916-17, and high commissioner to Syria and Lebanon in 1924-25, Sarrail was one of the most controversial...


Amicable Agreement Versus Majority Rule

by Jürg Steiner The University of North Carolina Press (July 25, 2018)

When the German edition of Steiner's masterful analysis of Switzerland's political system was first published in 1970 as Gewaltlose Politik und kulturelle Vielfalt, it was greeted by the American Political Science...


Giuseppe Ferrari and the Italian Revolution

by Clara M. Lovett The University of North Carolina Press (July 25, 2018)

In this first full-length biography of Ferrari, Lovett traces his intellectual development in Milan and describes his twenty years of voluntary exile in Paris. In discussing Ferrari's relationships with French...


Judgment on Nuremberg

by William J. Bosch The University of North Carolina Press (July 25, 2018)

In this prodigiously researched study, the author concentrates on the reaction to the trials by various segments of the American public largely in terms of the legality of the tribunal, the composition of the...


Entrepreneurs of Ideology

by Gary D. Stark The University of North Carolina Press (July 11, 2018)

Stark examines the importance of publishers and the book industry in the rise of twentieth-century Germany's radical right-wing cultural movements. He shows that these men thought their their professional "calling"...


Hitler's Austria

by Evan Burr Bukey The University of North Carolina Press (July 25, 2018)

Although Austrians comprised only 8 percent of the population of Hitler's Reich, they made up 14 percent of SS members and 40 percent of those involved in the Nazis' killing operations. This was no coincidence....


Benjamin Constant's Philosophy of Liberalism

by Guy H. Dodge The University of North Carolina Press (June 01, 2012)

This first work in English to focus on Constant as a political theorist shows that his thinking was molded by the French Revolution of 1789 and by Napoleon's regime. Constant is identified as the first to recognize...


The German Influence in France after 1870

by Allan Mitchell The University of North Carolina Press (June 15, 2018)

Mitchell believes that the history of the French Third Republic remains incomplete until one understands the German impact on France after the Franco-Prossian War. As the French groped unsteadily toward a redefinition...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


The Elusive Quest

by Melvyn P. Leffler The University of North Carolina Press (October 10, 2017)

Leffler argues that American officials did not disregard European developments after World War I but, rather, they sought to settle the war debt and reparations controversies, to stabilize European currencies,...


Believe, Obey, Fight

by Tracy H. Koon The University of North Carolina Press (November 01, 2017)

The Fascist regime under Mussolini regarded its youth as its best hope for the future. Young people were courted more assiduously than any other group in the society and their political socialization became...


German Liberalism and the Dissolution of the Weimar Party System, 1918-1933

by Larry Eugene Jones The University of North Carolina Press (October 10, 2017)

Jones offers a detailed and comprehensive overview of the development and decline of the German Democratic party and the German People's party from 1918 to 1933. In tracing the impact of World War I, the runaway...


English Radicals and the American Revolution

by Colin Bonwick The University of North Carolina Press (October 10, 2017)

Bonwick brings together related elements that have been treated separately on previous occasions--English radicals as personalities, their relations with one another, their connections with Americans; the imperial...


Islam without Europe

by Ahmad S. Dallal The University of North Carolina Press (April 20, 2018)

Replete with a cast of giants in Islamic thought and philosophy, Ahmad S. Dallal's pathbreaking intellectual history of the eighteenth-century Muslim world challenges stale views of this period as one of decline,...


Revolutionaries for the Right

by Kyle Burke The University of North Carolina Press (April 13, 2018)

Freedom fighters. Guerilla warriors. Soldiers of fortune. The many civil wars and rebellions against communist governments drew heavily from this cast of characters. Yet from Nicaragua to Afghanistan, Vietnam...


Organic Resistance

by Venus Bivar The University of North Carolina Press (March 12, 2018)

France is often held up as a bastion of gastronomic refinement and as a model of artisanal agriculture and husbandry. But French farming is not at all what it seems. Countering the standard stories of gastronomy,...


Sir Edward Coke and 'The Grievances of the Commonwealth,' 1621-1628

by Stephen D. White The University of North Carolina Press (October 10, 2017)

A UNC Press Enduring Edition -- UNC Press Enduring Editions use the latest in digital technology to make available again books from our distinguished backlist that were previously out of print. These editions...


In Quest of Identity

by Martin S. Stabb The University of North Carolina Press (October 10, 2017)

This book examines an important type of Spanish-American essay--one that deals with the problems of a developing civilization--and places its focus on the history of ideas rather than on literature per se, pointing...


Birth Control and the Population Question in England, 1877-1930

by Richard A. Soloway The University of North Carolina Press (October 10, 2017)

Soloway examines the origins of the modern birth control movement in England in the wider context of the dramatic decline in fertility that first became apparent in the 1880s. He concludes that the response...


Policing the Poor in Eighteenth-Century France

by Robert M. Schwartz The University of North Carolina Press (October 10, 2017)

Robert Schwartz examines the French government's attempts to suppress mendicity from the reign of Louis XIV to the Revolution. His study provides a rich account of the evolution of poverty, the varied and shifting...


Catholic Loyalism in Elizabethan England

by Arnold Pritchard The University of North Carolina Press (October 10, 2017)

Although the varying attitudes toward the English crown and the order of English society were central to the differences between the loyalists and the militants, disagreements involved many questions other than...


Hitler and the Forgotten Nazis

by Bruce F. Pauley The University of North Carolina Press (October 01, 2017)

Pauley shows that the Austrian Nazis were not compliant servants to the German Nazi party and that they controlled a fascinating movement troubled by contradictions between perverted idealism and violence. Pauley...


German Peasants and Agrarian Politics, 1914-1924

by Robert G. Moeller The University of North Carolina Press (October 10, 2017)

Robert Moeller investigates the German peasantry's rejection of the Weimar Republic in the 1920s and provides a new interpretation of Catholic peasant conservatism in western Germany. According to Moeller, rural...


The Divided Path

by Allan Mitchell The University of North Carolina Press (February 01, 2018)

With The Divided Path, Allan Mitchell completes his superb trilogy on the German influence in France between the wars of 1870 and 1914. Mitchell's focus here is on the French response to the pathbreaking social...


The Collapse of the German War Economy, 1944-1945

by Alfred C. Mierzejewski The University of North Carolina Press (October 10, 2017)

In this book Alfred Mierzejewski describes how the German economy collapsed under Allied bombing in the last year of World War II. He presents a broad-based, original study of German wartime industry and transportation,...


Funeral Oratory and the Cultural Ideals of Italian Humanism

by John M. McManamon, S.J. The University of North Carolina Press (October 01, 2017)

By studying the funeral orations of Renaissance Italy, McManamon analyzes Italian humanism as a characteristic phase in Western rhetorical culture. By examining hundreds of funeral speeches, he provides a valuable...


Innocent Abroad

by Sally Marks The University of North Carolina Press (October 10, 2017)

German violation of Belgian neutrality escalated the 1914 hostilities into a world war, and disagreement about Belgium's future did much to block a compromise peace. In the postwar decade, Belgium's role as...


The Bourgeois Epoch

by Richard F. Hamilton The University of North Carolina Press (October 06, 2017)

Richard Hamilton provides an in-depth critique of the writngs of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels on Britain, France, and Germany. Hamilton contends that the validity of their principal historical claims has been...


British and American Commercial Relations with Soviet Russia, 1918-1924

by Christine A. White The University of North Carolina Press (March 01, 2017)

White reassesses Anglo-American trade with Soviet Russia immediately following the Bolshevik Revolution to show that, unlike diplomatic relations, commercial ties were not severed by ideological differences....


The Bar and the Old Bailey, 1750-1850

by Allyson N. May The University of North Carolina Press (December 01, 2015)

Allyson May chronicles the history of the English criminal trial and the development of a criminal bar in London between 1750 and 1850. She charts the transformation of the legal process and the evolution of...


The Kaiser's Chemists

by Jeffrey Allan Johnson The University of North Carolina Press (March 01, 2017)

In the early twentieth century, an elite group of modern-minded scientists in Germany, led by the eminent organic chemist Emil Fischer, set out to create new centers and open new sources of funding for chemical...


Artisans of Glory

by Orest Ranum The University of North Carolina Press (March 01, 2017)

Ranum analyzes the canons of writing history and describes the lives and achievements of the royal French historiographers. He examines the manner in which these writers described and, in some sense, created...


GIs and Fräuleins

by Maria Höhn The University of North Carolina Press (April 03, 2003)

With the outbreak of the Korean War, the poor, rural West German state of Rhineland-Palatinate became home to some of the largest American military installations outside the United States. In GIs and Frauleins...


Taking the Hard Road

by Mary Jo Maynes The University of North Carolina Press (November 09, 2000)

Taking the Hard Road is an engaging history of growing up in working-class families in France and Germany during the Industrial Revolution. Based on a reading of ninety autobiographical accounts of childhood...


Cold War Holidays

by Christopher Endy The University of North Carolina Press (December 15, 2005)

Moving beyond traditional state-centered conceptions of foreign relations, Christopher Endy approaches the Cold War era relationship between France and the United States from the original perspective of tourism....


Apostles of the Alps

by Tait Keller The University of North Carolina Press (December 01, 2015)

Though the Alps may appear to be a peaceful place, the famed mountains once provided the backdrop for a political, environmental, and cultural battle as Germany and Austria struggled to modernize. Tait Keller...


The Spanish Civil War

by Burnett Bolloten, George Esenwein & Stanley G. Payne The University of North Carolina Press (December 01, 2015)

This monumental book offers a comprehensive history and analysis of Republican political life during the Spanish Civil War. Completed by Burnett Bolloten just before his death in 1987 and first published in...


Capitalism and Slavery

by Eric Williams The University of North Carolina Press (June 30, 2014)

Slavery helped finance the Industrial Revolution in England. Plantation owners, shipbuilders, and merchants connected with the slave trade accumulated vast fortunes that established banks and heavy industry...


A German Women's Movement

by Nancy R. Reagin The University of North Carolina Press (November 09, 2000)

Nancy Reagin analyzes the rhetoric, strategies, and programs of more than eighty bourgeois women's associations in Hanover, a large provincial capital, from the Imperial period to the Nazi seizure of power....


Stalin's Holy War

by Steven Merritt Miner The University of North Carolina Press (October 16, 2003)

Histories of the USSR during World War II generally portray the Kremlin's restoration of the Russian Orthodox Church as an attempt by an ideologically bankrupt regime to appeal to Russian nationalism in order...