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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...


The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture

by Charles Reagan Wilson The University of North Carolina Press (February 01, 2014)

Providing a chronological and interpretive spine to the twenty-four volumes of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture, this volume broadly surveys history in the American South from the Paleoindian period...


The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture

by James G. Thomas Jr. & Charles Reagan Wilson The University of North Carolina Press (November 26, 2012)

Science and medicine have been critical to southern history and the formation of southern culture. For three centuries, scientists in the South have documented the lush natural world around them and set a lasting...


The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture

by Martin V. Melosi The University of North Carolina Press (February 01, 2014)

From semitropical coastal areas to high mountain terrain, from swampy lowlands to modern cities, the environment holds a fundamental importance in shaping the character of the American South. This volume of...


The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture

by Carol Crown, Cheryl Rivers & Charles Reagan Wilson The University of North Carolina Press (June 03, 2013)

Folk art is one of the American South's most significant areas of creative achievement, and this comprehensive yet accessible reference details that achievement from the sixteenth century through the present....


The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture

by Thomas Cleveland Holt, Laurie B. Green & Charles Reagan Wilson The University of North Carolina Press (June 03, 2013)

There is no denying that race is a critical issue in understanding the South. However, this concluding volume of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture challenges previous understandings, revealing the region's...


The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture

by Glenn Hinson & William Ferris The University of North Carolina Press (January 01, 2010)

Southern folklife is the heart of southern culture. Looking at traditional practices still carried on today as well as at aspects of folklife that are dynamic and emergent, contributors to this volume of The...


The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture

by Samuel S. Hill The University of North Carolina Press (December 13, 2006)

Evangelical Protestant groups have dominated religious life in the South since the early nineteenth century. Even as the conservative Protestantism typically associated with the South has risen in social and...


The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture

by Judith H. Bonner, Estill Curtis Pennington & Charles Reagan Wilson The University of North Carolina Press (January 14, 2013)

From the Potomac to the Gulf, artists were creating in the South even before it was recognized as a region. The South has contributed to America's cultural heritage with works as diverse as Benjamin Henry Latrobe's...


The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture

by Bill C. Malone The University of North Carolina Press (February 01, 2014)

Southern music has flourished as a meeting ground for the traditions of West African and European peoples in the region, leading to the evolution of various traditional folk genres, bluegrass, country, jazz,...


The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture

by Amy Louise Wood The University of North Carolina Press (November 14, 2011)

Much of the violence that has been associated with the United States has had particular salience for the South, from its high homicide rates, or its bloody history of racial conflict, to southerners' popular...


The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture

by Charles Reagan Wilson The University of North Carolina Press (February 01, 2014)

This volume of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture addresses the cultural, social, and intellectual terrain of myth, manners, and historical memory in the American South. Evaluating how a distinct southern...


The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture

by Melissa Walker & James C. Cobb The University of North Carolina Press (February 01, 2014)

Volume 11 of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture examines the economic culture of the South by pairing two categories that account for the ways many southerners have made their living. In the antebellum...


The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture

by Wanda Rushing The University of North Carolina Press (June 07, 2010)

This volume of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture offers a current and authoritative reference to urbanization in the American South from the eighteenth century to the twenty-first, surveying important...


The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture

by Celeste Ray The University of North Carolina Press (February 01, 2014)

Transcending familiar categories of "black" and "white," this volume of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture complicates and enriches our understanding of "southernness" by identifying the array of cultures...


The North Carolina Gazetteer, 2nd Ed

by William S. Powell & Michael Hill The University of North Carolina Press (June 15, 2010)

The North Carolina Gazetteer first appeared to wide acclaim in 1968 and has remained an essential reference for anyone with a serious interest in the Tar Heel State, from historians to journalists, from creative...


The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture

by Richard Pillsbury The University of North Carolina Press (February 01, 2014)

The location of "the South" is hardly a settled or static geographic concept. Culturally speaking, are Florida and Arkansas really part of the same region? Is Texas considered part of the South or the West?...


The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture

by Michael Montgomery & Ellen Johnson The University of North Carolina Press (February 01, 2014)

The fifth volume of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture explores language and dialect in the South, including English and its numerous regional variants, Native American languages, and other non-English...


The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture

by Clarence L. Mohr The University of North Carolina Press (May 16, 2011)

Offering a broad, up-to-date reference to the long history and cultural legacy of education in the American South, this timely volume of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture surveys educational developments,...


Staff Officers in Gray

by Robert E. L. Krick The University of North Carolina Press (December 04, 2003)

This indispensable Civil War reference profiles some 2,300 staff officers in Robert E. Lee's famous Army of Northern Virginia. These men--ordnance officers, engineers, aides-de-camp, and quartermasters, among...


The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture

by Harvey H. Jackson Iii The University of North Carolina Press (February 01, 2014)

What southerners do, where they go, and what they expect to accomplish in their spare time, their "leisure," reveals much about their cultural values, class and racial similarities and differences, and historical...


The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture

by M. Thomas Inge The University of North Carolina Press (February 01, 2014)

Offering a comprehensive view of the South's literary landscape, past and present, this volume of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture celebrates the region's ever-flourishing literary culture and recognizes...


The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture

by Larry J. Griffin, Peggy G. Hargis & Charles Reagan Wilson The University of North Carolina Press (July 01, 2012)

This volume of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture offers a timely, authoritative, and interdisciplinary exploration of issues related to social class in the South from the colonial era to the present....


The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture

by Allison Graham & Sharon Monteith The University of North Carolina Press (September 12, 2011)

This volume of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture examines how mass media have shaped popular perceptions of the South--and how the South has shaped the history of mass media. An introductory overview...


The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture

by James W. Ely Jr. & Bradley G. Bond The University of North Carolina Press (February 01, 2014)

Volume 10 of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture combines two of the sections from the original edition, adding extensive updates and 53 entirely new articles. In the law section of this volume, 16 longer...


The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture

by John T. Edge The University of North Carolina Press (February 01, 2014)

When the original Encyclopedia of Southern Culture was published in 1989, the topic of foodways was relatively new as a field of scholarly inquiry. Food has always been central to southern culture, but the past...


The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture

by Nancy Bercaw & Ted Ownby The University of North Carolina Press (February 01, 2014)

This volume of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture reflects the dramatic increase in research on the topic of gender over the past thirty years, revealing that even the most familiar subjects take on new...