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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...


The Freedman's Savings Bank

by Walter L. Fleming The University of North Carolina Press (November 15, 2018)

The Freedmen's Savings Bank was a result of the efforts of the friends of the Afro-American in the North to find a means of elevating the newly emancipated race. Organized in 1865, it grew rapidly and established...


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,...


Where We Find Ourselves

by Alex Harris, Margaret Sartor, Michael Lesy & Deborah Willis The University of North Carolina Press (November 08, 2018)

Self-taught photographer Hugh Mangum was born in 1877 in Durham, North Carolina, as its burgeoning tobacco economy put the frontier-like boomtown on the map. As an itinerant portraitist working primarily in...


Empires in the Wilderness

by William J. Griffith The University of North Carolina Press (June 01, 2012)

This is the account of a series of enterprises undertaken in Guatemala during the 1830s in an attempt to draw immigrants and capital from Europe to continue the subjugation of the vast unpeopled wastes. It is...


To Marry an Indian

by Theresa Strouth Gaul The University of North Carolina Press (March 08, 2006)

When nineteen-year-old Harriett Gold, from a prominent white family in Cornwall, Connecticut, announced in 1825 her intention to marry a Cherokee man, her shocked family initiated a spirited correspondence debating...


The Robert E. Lee Family Cooking and Housekeeping Book

by Anne Carter Zimmer The University of North Carolina Press (September 05, 2009)

Based on Mrs. Lee's personal notebook and presented by her great-granddaughter, this charming book is a treasury of recipes, remedies, and household history. Both the original and modern versions of 70 recipes...


Close Harmony

by James R. Goff Jr. The University of North Carolina Press (February 01, 2014)

Comprehensive and richly illustrated, Close Harmony traces the development of the music known as southern gospel from its antebellum origins to its twentieth-century emergence as a vibrant musical industry driven...


Editor in Politics

by Josephus Daniels The University of North Carolina Press (September 01, 2012)

This volume, rich in its first-hand knowledge of men and events, begins with the years of Cleveland's second administration, covers the meteoric rise of Bryan, and ends with Josephus Daniels's appointment as...


Marion Brown's Southern Cook Book

by Marion Brown The University of North Carolina Press (November 09, 2000)

With sales of more than one-half million copies since its original publication in 1951, Marion Brown's Southern Cook Book is one of the most popular regional cookbooks available. Here are nearly 1,000 recipes...


Dante Among the Moderns

by Stuart Y. McDougal The University of North Carolina Press (September 01, 2012)

In this collection, eight distinguished critics of literature assess the nature and range of Dante's influence on the major British and American modernist writers. The indebtedness includes citation and allusion,...


American Growth and the Balance of Payments, 1820-1913

by Jeffrey Williamson The University of North Carolina Press (June 01, 2012)

The basic purpose of Williamson's study is to determine whether the Kuznets cycles, or long swings in the domestic economy, have had any consistent effect on U. S. foreign trade and, as a result, on the nation's...


Swan and Shadow

by Thomas Whitaker The University of North Carolina Press (June 01, 2012)

History was central in a variety of ways to Yeats's poetic development and to the meaning of his work. In this study, Whitaker suggests that history was for the poet a mysterious interlocutor, which Yeats saw...


The Soul's Economy

by Jeffrey Sklansky The University of North Carolina Press (October 16, 2003)

Tracing a seismic shift in American social thought, Jeffrey Sklansky offers a new synthesis of the intellectual transformation entailed in the rise of industrial capitalism.

For a century after Independence,...


Trading Blows

by James Shoch The University of North Carolina Press (January 14, 2003)

For the past two decades, trade policy has been high on the American political agenda, thanks to the growing integration of the United States into the global economy and the wealth of debate this development...


The Piano in America, 1890-1940

by Craig H. Roell The University of North Carolina Press (June 05, 2018)

Roell uses company records and the popular press to chronicle the piano industry through changing values, business strategies, economic conditions, and technology. For Roell, as for the industry, music is a...


Virgil's Aeneid

by Michael C. J. Putnam The University of North Carolina Press (November 09, 2000)

In this collection of twelve of his essays, distinguished Virgil scholar Michael Putnam examines the Aeneid from several different interpretive angles. He identifies the themes that permeate the epic, provides...


Josephus Daniels

by Joseph L. Morrison The University of North Carolina Press (June 01, 2012)

This first full-length biography documents the strong family ties and loyalties that shaped Daniels's character and demonstrates the extent to which his religion bred not only the merry puritanism but also the...


Growing Up in the 1850s

by Agnes Lee The University of North Carolina Press (November 09, 2000)

Eleanor Agnes Lee, Robert E. Lee's fifth child, began her journal in December 1852 at the early age of twelve. An articulate young woman, her stated ambitions were modest: "The everyday life of a little school...


James Longstreet

by H. J. Eckenrode & Bryan Conrad The University of North Carolina Press (November 09, 2000)

James Longstreet stood with Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson in the great triumvirate of the Army of Northern Virginia. He fought from First Manassas through Appomattox and served as Lee's senior subordinate...


Relative Intimacy

by Rachel Devlin The University of North Carolina Press (March 08, 2006)

Celebrated as new consumers and condemned for their growing delinquencies, teenage girls emerged as one of the most visible segments of American society during and after World War II. Contrary to the generally...


Religion on Campus

by Conrad Cherry, Betty A. DeBerg & Amanda Porterfield The University of North Carolina Press (January 14, 2003)

The first intensive, close-up investigation of the practice and teaching of religion at American colleges and universities, Religion on Campus is an indispensable resource for all who want to understand what...


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...


Southern Mountain Republicans 1865-1900

by Gordon B. McKinney The University of North Carolina Press (July 11, 2018)

The mountaineer stereotype--violent people who preserve a traditional lifestyle and vote Republican--has been perpetuated through the years. McKinney found that the impact of the Civil War and the absence of...


Research in Service to Society

by Guy B. Johnson & Guion Griffis Johnson The University of North Carolina Press (July 25, 2018)

The Institute for Research in Social Science at the University of North Carolina quickly achieved a national reputation for its contribution to pure research, university teaching, and public affairs. From its...


Dying in the City of the Blues

by Keith Wailoo The University of North Carolina Press (June 30, 2014)

This groundbreaking book chronicles the history of sickle cell anemia in the United States, tracing its transformation from an "invisible" malady to a powerful, yet contested, cultural symbol of African American...


Foreign Enterprise in Nigeria

by Paul O. Proehl The University of North Carolina Press (June 01, 2012)

This study of a newly independent and developing country describes the environment the foreign investor may expect to find if he ventures into Nigeria. The emphasis in on the legal system, but the author also...


Gift from the Hills

by Lucy Morgan The University of North Carolina Press (June 01, 2013)

Miss Lucy went to the North Carolina mountains in 1920 as an apprentice teacher, but she soon discovered that the kind of teaching that she wanted to do was not in the fields in which she was trained. What interested...


A History of South Carolina, 1865-1960

by Ernest McPherson Lander Jr. The University of North Carolina Press (June 15, 2018)

This vigorous and concise history combines clarity of approach with keen insights on the patterns of South Carolina politics, agriculture, industry, education, transportation, and race relations. Lander's study...


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...


Igniting the Caribbean's Past

by Bonham C. Richardson The University of North Carolina Press (December 15, 2005)

Unlike the earthquakes and hurricanes that have influenced Caribbean history, the region's fires have almost always been caused by humans. Geographer Bonham C. Richardson explores the effects of fire in the...


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 Countryside in the Age of Capitalist Transformation

by Steven Hahn & Jonathan Prude The University of North Carolina Press (June 15, 2018)

This volume represents one of the first efforts to harvest the rapidly emerging scholarship in the field of American rural history. Building on the insights and methodologies that social historians have directed...


In Praise of Prometheus

by Leon Golden The University of North Carolina Press (June 01, 2012)

This book analyzes in detail the argument that Aeschylus was a great poet whose views on religious and political thought were naive and primitive. The author cites relevant evidence to discount this theory and...


Sweet Carolina

by Foy Allen Edelman The University of North Carolina Press (October 15, 2009)

Crisscrossing her home state of North Carolina over the course of six tasty years, Foy Allen Edelman visited families in their own kitchens and communities and discovered a treasure trove of delicacies. Sweet...


Muslim Networks from Hajj to Hip Hop

by Miriam Cooke & Bruce B. Lawrence The University of North Carolina Press (March 08, 2006)

Crucial to understanding Islam is a recognition of the role of Muslim networks. The earliest networks were Mediterranean trade routes that quickly expanded into transregional paths for pilgrimage, scholarship,...


John Skelton, Priest As Poet

by Arthur F. Kinney The University of North Carolina Press (June 15, 2018)

Kinney shows how the Mass, the Divine Offices, and the liturgy underlie the themes and image clusters of Skelton's poems and argues that liturgical music, especially the plainsong, informs all of Skelton's meters....


The Populist Challenge

by Lars Schoultz The University of North Carolina Press (June 15, 2018)

Schoultz examines the fundamental political cleavage between classical liberalism and the populist Peronist political movements in Argentina, identifying the socioeconomic structural features that led to this...


Growing with Gardening

by Bibby Moore The University of North Carolina Press (June 15, 2018)

Growing with Gardening offers step-by-step guidance in planning a year-round horticultural program for therapy, recreation, or education. Developed under the auspices of the North Carolina Botanical Garden,...


Trees of the South

by Charlotte Hilton Green The University of North Carolina Press (July 25, 2018)

Green's book is a delightful introduction to a knowledge of trees. The emphasis is, to a large extent, on the unique characteristics of trees and on unusual facts concerning their history and use. There are...


James Moore Wayne

by Alexander A. Lawrence The University of North Carolina Press (July 25, 2018)

Southern aristocrat, mayor of Savannah, congressman for three terms, justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, James Moore Wayne made love of the federal union the governing principle of his political...


Walter Hines Page

by John Milton Cooper Jr. The University of North Carolina Press (July 11, 2018)

The varied career of Walter Hines Page affected many facets of the American political and social milieu from the end of Reconstruction through World War I. A North Carolinian, Page was one of the first southerners...


Cicero's Philippics and Their Demosthenic Model

by Cecil W. Wooten Iii The University of North Carolina Press (July 25, 2018)

Although Cicero's Phillipics are his most mature speeches, they have received little attention as works of oratory. On the other hand, scholars in this century have considered Cicero's attitudes toward and dependence...


Race, Color, and the Young Child

by John Williams & J. Kenneth Morland The University of North Carolina Press (July 25, 2018)

A social-developmental psychologist and a social anthropologist describe what is known--and what needs to be investigated--concerning the development of race and color concepts in young children. The authors...


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...


Robert Lowell's Language of the Self

by Katherine Wallingford The University of North Carolina Press (July 25, 2018)

Katharine Wallingford's incisive study treats Robert Lowell's work as a poetry of self-examination and explores the ways in which he used methods common to psychoanalysis and other forms of psychotherapy in...


Politics and Planning

by Michael Vasu The University of North Carolina Press (July 25, 2018)

Vasu analyzes the attitudes of a national sample of both public and private planners, using a questionnaire he devised and administered, and contrasts the results with a nationwide sample of the American public....


The Ninth State

by Lynn Warren Turner The University of North Carolina Press (July 25, 2018)

Turner's work documents New Hampshire's transition from colony to state, including the development of the state constitution, the contests between constantly mutating political parties, and the conquering of...


The R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company

by Nannie M. Tilley The University of North Carolina Press (July 25, 2018)

In this corporate history of the R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, Nannie M. Tilley recounts the story of Richard Joshua Reynolds and the vast R. J. Reynolds tobacco complex with precision and drama.

Reynolds's...