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  • Congress at the Grassroots

    Congress at the Grassroots
    av Richard F. Fenno

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807848555

    However much politicians are demeaned and denounced in modern American society, our democracy could not work without them. For this reason, says Richard Fenno, their activities warrant our attention. In his pioneering book, Home Style , Fenno demons…

  • The Woodwright's Workbook

    The Woodwright's Workbook
    av Roy Underhill

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807841570

    Features step-by-step instructions for a wide variety of woodworking projects.

  • Fall-Out Shelters for the Human Spirit

    Fall-Out Shelters for the Human Spirit
    av Michael L. Krenn

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469647661

    During the Cold War, culture became another weapon in America's battle against communism. Part of that effort in cultural diplomacy included a program to arrange the exhibition of hundreds of American paintings overseas. Michael L. Krenn studies the…

  • Reality Radio

    Reality Radio

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469633138

    This new revised and expanded edition of Reality Radio celebrates today's best audio documentary work by bringing together some of the most influential and innovative practitioners from the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Australia. W…

  • Innocent Weapons

    Innocent Weapons
    av Margaret E. Peacock

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469633442

    In the 1950s and 1960s, images of children appeared everywhere, from movies to milk cartons, their smiling faces used to sell everything, including war. In this provocative book, Margaret Peacock offers an original account of how Soviet and American…

  • A Wall of Our Own

    A Wall of Our Own
    av Paul M. Farber

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469655079

    The Berlin Wall is arguably the most prominent symbol of the Cold War era. Its construction in 1961 and its dismantling in 1989 are broadly understood as pivotal moments in the history of the last century. In A Wall of Our Own, Paul M. Farber traces…

  • A Wall of Our Own

    A Wall of Our Own
    av Paul M. Farber

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469655086

    The Berlin Wall is arguably the most prominent symbol of the Cold War era. Its construction in 1961 and its dismantling in 1989 are broadly understood as pivotal moments in the history of the last century. In A Wall of Our Own, Paul M. Farber traces…

  • Prompt and Utter Destruction

    Prompt and Utter Destruction
    av J. Samuel Walker

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469628974

    Updated to include recent scholarly findings - a balanced and concise look at a still-controversial decision In this concise account of why America used atomic bombs against Japan in 1945, J. Samuel Walker analyzes the reasons behind President Truma…

  • The Southern Diaspora

    The Southern Diaspora
    av James N. Gregory

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807856512

    Talks about the southern exodus and its impact on American life. Between 1900 and the 1970s, twenty million southerners migrated north and west. Weaving together for the first time the histories of black and white migrants, James N. Gregory traces t…

  • Jimmy Carter's Economy

    Jimmy Carter's Economy
    av W.Carl Biven

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469614557

    The massive inflation and oil crisis of the 1970s damaged Jimmy Carter's presidency. In Jimmy Carter's Economy, Carl Biven traces how the Carter administration developed and implemented economic policy amid multiple crises and explores how a combina…

  • The Regime of Anastasio Somoza, 1936-1956

    The Regime of Anastasio Somoza, 1936-1956
    av Knut Walter

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807844274

    To many observers, Anastasio Somoza, who ruled Nicaragua from 1936 until his assassination in 1956, personified the worst features of a dictator. While not dismissing these characteristics, Knut Walter argues that the regime was in fact more notable…

  • Working-Class War

    Working-Class War
    av Christian G. Appy

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807843918

    No one can understand the complete tragedy of the American experience in Vietnam without reading this book. Nothing so underscores the ambivalence and confusion of the American commitment as does the composition of our fighting forces. The rich and…

  • Debating Yoga and Mindfulness in Public Schools

    Debating Yoga and Mindfulness in Public Schools
    av Candy Gunther Brown

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469648484

    Yoga and mindfulness activities, with roots in Asian traditions such as Hinduism or Buddhism, have been brought into growing numbers of public schools since the 1970s. While they are commonly assumed to be secular educational tools, Candy Gunther Br…

  • Debating Yoga and Mindfulness in Public Schools

    Debating Yoga and Mindfulness in Public Schools
    av Candy Gunther Brown

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469648477

    Yoga and mindfulness activities, with roots in Asian traditions such as Hinduism or Buddhism, have been brought into growing numbers of public schools since the 1970s. While they are commonly assumed to be secular educational tools, Candy Gunther Br…

  • Separatism and Subculture

    Separatism and Subculture
    av Paula M. Kane

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807853641

    Kane explores the role of religious identity in Boston in the years 1900-1920, arguing that Catholicism was a central integrating force among different class and ethnic groups. She traces the effect of changing class status on religious identity and…

  • The Black Arts Movement

    The Black Arts Movement
    av James Smethurst

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807855980

    Emerging from a matrix of Old Left, black nationalist, and bohemian ideologies and institutions, African American artists and intellectuals in the 1960s coalesced to form the Black Arts Movement, the cultural wing of the Black Power Movement. In thi…

  • Children of Coyote, Missionaries of Saint Francis

    Children of Coyote, Missionaries of Saint Francis

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807856543

    From precontact to the end of colonial order, recovering lost voices, and exploring issues both intimate and institutional, this sweeping examination of Spanish California illuminates Indian struggles against a confining colonial order and amidst ha…

  • Whose Blues?

    Whose Blues?
    av Adam Gussow

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469660363

    Mamie Smith's pathbreaking 1920 recording of "Crazy Blues" set the pop music world on fire, inaugurating a new African American market for "race records". Not long after, such records also brought black blues performance to an expanding internationa…

  • Whose Blues?

    Whose Blues?
    av Adam Gussow

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469660356

    Mamie Smith's pathbreaking 1920 recording of "Crazy Blues" set the pop music world on fire, inaugurating a new African American market for "race records". Not long after, such records also brought black blues performance to an expanding internationa…

  • Diners, Dudes, and Diets

    Diners, Dudes, and Diets
    av Emily J. H. Contois

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469660745

    The phrase "dude food" likely brings to mind a range of images: burgers stacked impossibly high with an assortment of toppings that were themselves once considered a meal; crazed sports fans demolishing plates of radioactively hot wings; barbecued o…

  • Diners, Dudes, and Diets

    Diners, Dudes, and Diets
    av Emily J. H. Contois

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469660738

    The phrase "dude food" likely brings to mind a range of images: burgers stacked impossibly high with an assortment of toppings that were themselves once considered a meal; crazed sports fans demolishing plates of radioactively hot wings; barbecued o…

  • An Intimate Economy

    An Intimate Economy
    av Alexandra J. Finley

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469661353

    Alexandra Finley adds crucial new dimensions to the boisterous debate over the relationship between slavery and capitalism by placing women's labor at the center of the antebellum slave trade, focusing particularly on slave traders' ability to profi…

  • An Intimate Economy

    An Intimate Economy
    av Alexandra J. Finley

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469655116

    Alexandra Finley adds crucial new dimensions to the boisterous debate over the relationship between slavery and capitalism by placing women's labor at the center of the antebellum slave trade, focusing particularly on slave traders' ability to profi…

  • Trouble of the World

    Trouble of the World
    av Zach Sell

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469661346

    In the mid-nineteenth century, U.S. slavery was characterized by relentless expansion and unrelenting exportation, not only of commodities but also of ideas. Zach Sell traces U.S. slavery's significance to colonial land-based dispossessions on a glo…

  • Trouble of the World

    Trouble of the World
    av Zach Sell

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469660455

    In the mid-nineteenth century, U.S. slavery was characterized by relentless expansion and unrelenting exportation, not only of commodities but also of ideas. Zach Sell traces U.S. slavery's significance to colonial land-based dispossessions on a glo…

  • Unity and Design in Horace's Odes

    Unity and Design in Horace's Odes
    av Matthew S. Santirocco

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807859933

    Horace's first three books of Odes, published together in 23 B.C., are a masterpiece of Augustan literature and the culmination of classical lyric. Matthew Santirocco provides the first new critical approach to them in English in more than two decad…

  • Breaking Loose Together

    Breaking Loose Together
    av Marjoleine Kars

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807849996

    Colonial America's largest grassroots rebellion; Ten years before the start of the American Revolution, back-country settlers in the North Carolina Piedmont launched their own defiant bid for economic independence and political liberty. The Regulato…

  • The League to Enforce Peace

    The League to Enforce Peace
    av Ruhl J. Bartlett

    Inbunden - 1944 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807804285

    In the critical years between 1914 and 1920, the League to Enforce Peace offered the strongest and most unified support in America for a League of Nations. By 1919 it had gained enthusiastic support throughout the country. Bartlett tells here of how…

  • The League to Enforce Peace

    The League to Enforce Peace
    av Ruhl J. Bartlett

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469612270

    In the critical years between 1914 and 1920, the League to Enforce Peace offered the strongest and most unified support in America for a League of Nations. By 1919 it had gained enthusiastic support throughout the country. Bartlett tells here of how…

  • The Bravest of the Brave

    The Bravest of the Brave

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469614854

    Born in Lincolnton, North Carolina, in 1837, Stephen Dodson Ramseur rose meteorically through the military ranks. Graduating from West Point in 1860, he joined the Confederate army as a captain. By the time of his death near the end of the war at th…

  • Professions and Professional Ideologies in America

    Professions and Professional Ideologies in America
    av Gerald L. Geison

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807896686

    In a time when the professions are attracting new scrutiny, these four essays offer new insights into the process of professionalization in American society. The unifying theme is a scepticism concerning existing models of this process, and the auth…

  • Us versus Them

    Us versus Them
    av Douglas Little

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469626802

    In this important new book, Douglas Little explores the political and cultural turmoil that led U.S. policy makers to shift their attention from containing the ""Red Threat"" of international communism to combatting the ""Green Threat"" of radical I…

  • West Haven

    West Haven
    av Norris Brock Johnson

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807873946

    Johnson sees the school experience as inculcating children of widely different backgrounds with a common set of myths, rituals, and values important to the continuity of our national culture. He describes how, in ordinary classroom life, the childre…

  • The World of Our Mothers

    The World of Our Mothers
    av Sydney Stahl Weinberg

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807866368

    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 are published unaltered from the origina…

  • Alien Nation

    Alien Nation
    av Elliott Young

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469612966

    In this sweeping work, Elliott Young traces the pivotal century of Chinese migration to the Americas, beginning with the 1840s at the start of the "coolie" trade and ending during World War II. The Chinese came as laborers, streaming across borders…

  • Giordano Bruno's The Heroic Frenzies

    Giordano Bruno's The Heroic Frenzies

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807890509

    Giordano Bruno (1548-1600) was an Italian philosopher, poet, mathematician, and astrologer. This is the first English translation published in the twentieth century of his De gli eroici furori, or The Heroic Frenzies.

  • Public Debt and Future Generations

    Public Debt and Future Generations
    av James M. Ferguson

    Inbunden - 1964 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807809259

  • Public Debt and Future Generations

    Public Debt and Future Generations
    av James M. Ferguson

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807873502

    This volume contains selected articles that have appeared during the 1958-63 period and two previously unpublished essays on the shifting of the burden of public expenditure onto future generations. It provides the necessary material for understandi…

  • Air Transport Policy and National Security

    Air Transport Policy and National Security
    av Frederick C. Thayer

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807879504

    By tracing the development of air transport from the recognition of its potential in World War I, Thayer brings together all of the major aspects of a complex area of public policy and illuminates some often overlooked interrelationships between com…

  • Carolina

    Carolina

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807830352

    Like a leisurely stroll along the oak-shaded paths of campus, this vibrant collection of photographs captures the heart and soul of the community that is the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. From move in day to graduation, two hundred im…

  • Beyond Chrismukkah

    Beyond Chrismukkah
    av Samira K. Mehta

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469636351

    The rate of interfaith marriage in the United States has risen so radically since the sixties that it is difficult to recall how taboo the practice once was. How is this development understood and regarded by Americans generally, and what does it te…

  • Beyond Chrismukkah

    Beyond Chrismukkah
    av Samira K. Mehta

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469636368

    The rate of interfaith marriage in the United States has risen so radically since the sixties that it is difficult to recall how taboo the practice once was. How is this development understood and regarded by Americans generally, and what does it te…

  • A Deplorable Scarcity

    A Deplorable Scarcity
    av Thomas Weiss

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807854464

    In this major reexamination of the southern industrial economy and its failure to progress during the antebellum period, the authors show that slavery and its consequences were not alone in inhibiting industrialization. They argue, rather, that the…

  • Caribbean Exchanges

    Caribbean Exchanges
    av Susan Dwyer Amussen

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807858547

    English colonial expansion in the Caribbean was more than a matter of migration and trade. It was also a source of social and cultural change within England. Finding evidence of cultural exchange between England and the Caribbean as early as the sev…

  • Milton's Literary Milieu

    Milton's Literary Milieu
    av George W. Whiting

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469644943

    The purpose of this work is to foster a more just appreciation of Milton's relation to the literature of a complex and vital age. The first part examines the relation of Milton's poetry to certain contemporary works and older works that were then av…

  • Milton's Literary Milieu

    Milton's Literary Milieu
    av George W. Whiting

    Inbunden - 1939 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807803080

    The purpose of this work is to foster a more just appreciation of Milton's relation to the literature of a complex and vital age. The first part examines the relation of Milton's poetry to certain contemporary works and older works that were then av…

  • Arminius or the Rise of a National Symbol in Literature

    Arminius or the Rise of a National Symbol in Literature
    av Richard Kuehnemund

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469657738

    This volume provides an evaluation of the ideological significance of the Arminius trope in patriotic German literature. Beginning with the German Humanists and ranging through the works of Hutten, Lohenstein, J. E. Schlegel, Klopstock, Kleist, Grab…

  • Mania for Freedom

    Mania for Freedom
    av John Mac Kilgore

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469629711

    "Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm," wrote RalphWaldo Emerson in 1841. While this statement may read like an innocuoustruism today, the claim would have been controversial in the antebellumUnited States when enthusiasm was a hotly c…

  • Mania for Freedom

    Mania for Freedom
    av John Mac Kilgore

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469629728

    "Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm," wrote RalphWaldo Emerson in 1841. While this statement may read like an innocuoustruism today, the claim would have been controversial in the antebellumUnited States when enthusiasm was a hotly c…

  • Johnson's Dictionary and the Language of Learning

    Johnson's Dictionary and the Language of Learning
    av Robert DeMaria

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807842010

    Although the Dictionary is primarily a philological work, DeMaria shows how it also serves literary, moral, and educational purposes. By analyzing the content of the 116,000 illustrative quotations used by Johnson, the author illuminates the major t…

  • Metafact

    Metafact
    av Lars O. Erickson

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807892824

    Why is science often considered the opposite of literature? Lars O. Erikson examines the relationship between these two fields in eighteenth-century France and finds that the major intellectual and scientific transitions of the period can be better…

  • Belligerent Muse

    Belligerent Muse
    av Stephen Cushman, Gary W. Gallagher, Stephen Cushman

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469618777

    War destroys, but it is also inspires, stimulates, and creates. It is, in this way, a muse, and a powerful one at that. The American Civil War was a particularly prolific muse - unleashing with its violent realities a torrent of language, from soldi…

  • Belligerent Muse

    Belligerent Muse
    av Stephen Cushman

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469633398

    War destroys, but it also inspires, stimulates, and creates. It is, in this way, a muse, and a powerful one at that. The American Civil War was a particularly prolific muse--unleashing with its violent realities a torrent of language, from soldiers'…

  • Amphibians and Reptiles of the Carolinas and Virginia, 2nd Ed

    Amphibians and Reptiles of the Carolinas and Virginia, 2nd Ed
    av William M. Palmer

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807871126

    This title now includes 30 additional species. Revised and updated to reflect the most current science, and including 30 new species, this authoritative and comprehensive volume is the definitive guide to the amphibians and reptiles of the Carolinas…

  • American Alchemy

    American Alchemy
    av Brian Roberts

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807848562

    California during the gold rush was a place of disputed claims, shoot-outs, gambling halls, and prostitution; a place populated by that rough and rebellious figure, the forty-niner; in short, a place that seems utterly unconnected to middle-class cu…

  • In the Midst of Perpetual Fetes

    In the Midst of Perpetual Fetes
    av David Waldstreicher

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807846919

    In this innovative study, David Waldstreicher investigates the importance of political festivals in the early American republic. Drawing on newspapers, broadsides, diaries, and letters, he shows how patriotic celebrations and their reproduction in a…

  • Telling Histories

    Telling Histories

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807858813

    The field of black women's history gained recognition as a legitimate field of study late in the twentieth century. Collecting stories that are both deeply personal and powerfully political, ""Telling Histories"" compiles seventeen personal narrativ…

  • Ancient Mediterranean Art in the Ackland Art Museum

    Ancient Mediterranean Art in the Ackland Art Museum
    av Mary C. Sturgeon

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469625515

    Ancient Mediterranean Art in the Ackland Art Museum presents the collection of ancient art in the Ackland Art Museum at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This collection includes a broad array of works of art that come from many parts…

  • God's Almost Chosen Peoples

    God's Almost Chosen Peoples
    av George C. Rable

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469621821

    Throughout the Civil War, soldiers and civilians on both sides of the conflict saw the hand of God in the terrible events of the day, but the standard narratives of the period pay scant attention to religion. Now, in God's Almost Chosen Peoples, Lin…

  • God's Almost Chosen Peoples

    God's Almost Chosen Peoples
    av George C. Rable

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807834268

    Throughout the Civil War, soldiers and civilians on both sides of the conflict saw the hand of God in the terrible events of the day, but the standard narratives of the period pay scant attention to religion. Now, in God's Almost Chosen Peoples, Lin…

  • The Battle of Belmont

    The Battle of Belmont
    av Nathaniel Cheairs Hughes

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807858967

    A fearsome general is born.The battle of Belmont was the first battle in the western theater of the Civil War and, more important, the first battle of the war fought by Ulysses S. Grant. At first successful, the Federals were eventually driven from…

  • Dear Papa, Dear Charley: Volume I

    Dear Papa, Dear Charley: Volume I

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469628431

    This compelling collection of correspondence between a father and a son documents the history of eighteenth-century America through the intimate story of a family and the journey from boyhood to political prominence of its most illustrious member, C…

  • Terms of Inclusion

    Terms of Inclusion
    av Paulina L. Alberto

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807871713

    In this history of black thought and racial activism in twentieth-century Brazil, Paulina Alberto demonstrates that black intellectuals, and not just elite white Brazilians, shaped discourses about race relations and the cultural and political terms…