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Exploring the Geology of the Carolinas

by Kevin G. Stewart & Mary-Russell Roberson The University of North Carolina Press (December 01, 2015)

How were the Appalachian Mountains formed? Are the barrier islands moving? Is there gold in the Carolinas? The answers to these questions and many more appear in this reader-friendly guide to the geology of...


The End of Modernism

by William Collins Donahue The University of North Carolina Press (January 14, 2003)

Nobel laureate Elias Canetti wrote his novel Auto-da-Fe (Die Blendung) when he and the twentieth century were still quite young. Rooted in the cultural crises of the Weimar period, Auto-da-Fe first received...


The Commerce Clause under Marshall, Taney, and Waite

by Felix Frankfurter The University of North Carolina Press (February 01, 2018)

The power of the commerce clause touches most intimately the relations between government and economic enterprises, and the process by which the conflicting claims of the nation and states are mediated through...


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...


Women with Alcoholic Husbands

by Ramona M. Asher The University of North Carolina Press (February 01, 2018)

In this important study of women with alcoholic husbands, Asher vividly describes the process of coming to terms with a profound crisis in one's private life. From interviews with more than fifty women, all...


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...


Yours in Sisterhood

by Amy Erdman Farrell The University of North Carolina Press (November 09, 2000)

In the winter of 1972, the first issue of Ms. magazine hit the newsstands. For some activists in the women's movement, the birth of this new publication heralded feminism's coming of age; for others, it signaled...


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...


A Southern Garden

by Elizabeth Lawrence The University of North Carolina Press (January 01, 2015)

The author believes gardening in the middle South, where seasons have no definite boundaries but merge imperceptibly, could and should be a year-round pleasure. She takes us through the cycle of seasons, telling...


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...


My Other Loneliness

by Suzanne Stutman The University of North Carolina Press (September 10, 2016)

Written over an eleven-year period, these letters between Thomas Wolfe and Aline Bernstein chronicle a love affair that was by turns stormy, tender, bitter, and contrite.

When Wolfe met Mrs. Bernstein shortly...


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...


Fiction in the Quantum Universe

by Susan Strehle The University of North Carolina Press (November 09, 2000)

In this outstanding book Susan Strehle argues that a new fiction has developed from the influence of modern physics. She calls this new fiction actualism, and within that framework she offers a critical analysis...


Gendered Spaces

by Daphne Spain The University of North Carolina Press (November 09, 2000)

In hundreds of businesses, secretaries -- usually women -- do clerical work in "open floor" settings while managers -- usually men -- work and make decisions behind closed doors. According to Daphne Spain, this...


All That Hollywood Allows

by Jackie Byars The University of North Carolina Press (November 09, 2000)

All That Hollywood Allows explores the representation of gender in popular Hollywood melodramas of the 1950s, the last decade in which film enjoyed a pivotal cultural position. Both a work of feminist film criticism...


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...


Making a Slave State

by Ryan A. Quintana The University of North Carolina Press (March 19, 2018)

How is the state produced? In what ways did enslaved African Americans shape modern governing practices? Ryan A. Quintana provocatively answers these questions by focusing on the everyday production of South...


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....


Radical Friend

by Nancy A. Hewitt The University of North Carolina Press (March 19, 2018)

A pillar of radical activism in nineteenth-century America, Amy Kirby Post (1802–1889) participated in a wide range of movements and labored tirelessly to orchestrate ties between issues, causes, and activists....


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,...


Picturing Identity

by Hertha D. Sweet Wong The University of North Carolina Press (May 02, 2018)

In this book, Hertha D. Sweet Wong examines the intersection of writing and visual art in the autobiographical work of twentieth and -twenty-first century American writers and artists each of whom employ a mix...


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...


Distilling the South

by Kathleen Purvis The University of North Carolina Press (April 10, 2018)

Intrepid Kathleen Purvis traveled extensively throughout the South to create this first-ever guide to the region's burgeoning craft liquor movement, capturing her journey in the creation of six original Liquor...


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...


Carolina Catch

by Debbie Moose The University of North Carolina Press (March 13, 2018)

Early in life, North Carolinian Debbie Moose encountered fish primarily in stick form, but once she experienced her first raw oyster and first fried soft-shell crab, their pure flavors switched her on to shellfish...


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....


Blue Ridge Music Trails of North Carolina

by Fred C. Fussell & Steve Kruger The University of North Carolina Press (February 01, 2018)

The Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina are the heart of a region where traditional music and dance are performed and celebrated as nowhere else in America. This guide puts readers on the trail to discover...


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...


Response to Revolution

by Richard E. Welch Jr. The University of North Carolina Press (October 01, 2017)

The Cuban Revolution was a catalyst in shaping American foreign policy over the past generation. Welch's study is the first detailed evaluation of U.S. policy toward Cuba in the early years of the Castro regime...


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...


The Limits of Judicial Power

by William Lasser The University of North Carolina Press (January 01, 2017)

Lasser examines in detail four periods during which the Court was widely charged with overstepping its constitutional power: the late 1850s, with the Dred Scott case and its aftermath; the Reconstruction era;...


Fact and Fiction

by John Hollowell The University of North Carolina Press (November 01, 2017)

Journalists and novelists responded to the pervasive social changes of the 1960s in America with a variety of experiments in nonfiction. Those who have praised the vitality of the new journalism have seen it...


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...