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  • White Philanthropy

    White Philanthropy

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469664743

    Since its publication in 1944, many Americans have described Gunnar Myrdal's An American Dilemma as a defining text on U.S. race relations. Here, Maribel Morey confirms with historical evidence what many critics of the book have suspected: An Americ…

  • White Philanthropy

    White Philanthropy

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469664736

    Since its publication in 1944, many Americans have described Gunnar Myrdal's An American Dilemma as a defining text on U.S. race relations. Here, Maribel Morey confirms with historical evidence what many critics of the book have suspected: An Americ…

  • Reading the Romance

    Reading the Romance
    av Janice A. Radway

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807843499

    Originally published in 1984, Reading the Romance challenges popular (and often demeaning) myths about why romantic fiction, one of publishing's most lucrative categories, captivates millions of women readers. Among those who have disparaged romance…

  • Capitalism and Slavery

    Capitalism and Slavery
    av Eric Williams

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469663685

    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 in Europe and expanded the reach of capita…

  • Capitalism and Slavery

    Capitalism and Slavery
    av Eric Williams

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469663678

    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 in Europe and expanded the reach of capita…

  • Tears, Fire, and Blood

    Tears, Fire, and Blood

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469664217

    In the mid-twentieth century, decolonization fundamentally changed foreign relations as it converged with Black and Brown freedom movements, the establishment of the United Nations and NATO, an exploding Cold War, and a burgeoning world human rights…

  • Tears, Fire, and Blood

    Tears, Fire, and Blood

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469664224

    In the mid-twentieth century, decolonization fundamentally changed foreign relations as it converged with Black and Brown freedom movements, the establishment of the United Nations and NATO, an exploding Cold War, and a burgeoning world human rights…

  • The Thing about Religion

    The Thing about Religion
    av David Morgan

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469662831

    Common views of religion typically focus on the beliefs and meanings derived from revealed scriptures, ideas, and doctrines. David Morgan has led the way in radically broadening that framework to encompass the understanding that religions are fundam…

  • The Thing about Religion

    The Thing about Religion
    av David Morgan

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469662824

    Common views of religion typically focus on the beliefs and meanings derived from revealed scriptures, ideas, and doctrines. David Morgan has led the way in radically broadening that framework to encompass the understanding that religions are fundam…

  • A Republic in the Ranks

    A Republic in the Ranks
    av Zachery A. Fry

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469654454

    The Army of the Potomac was a hotbed of political activity during the Civil War. As a source of dissent widely understood as a frustration for Abraham Lincoln, its onetime commander, George B. McClellan, even secured the Democratic nomination for pr…

  • Hiroshima Diary

    Hiroshima Diary

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807845479

    An eyewitness account of life in Hiroshima during and after the bombing

  • Interpreting Our Heritage

    Interpreting Our Heritage

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807858677

    Every year millions of Americans visit national parks and monuments, state and municipal parks, battlefield areas, historic houses, and museums. By means of guided tours, exhibits, and signs, visitors to these areas receive a very special kind of ed…

  • Coming Out Under Fire

    Coming Out Under Fire
    av Allan Berube

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807871775

    During World War II, as the United States called on its citizens to serve in unprecedented numbers, the presence of gay Americans in the armed forces increasingly conflicted with the expanding antihomosexual policies and procedures of the military.…

  • Settler Memory

    Settler Memory

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469665238

    Faint traces of Indigenous people and their histories abound in American media, memory, and myths. Indigeneity often remains absent or invisible, however, especially in contemporary political and intellectual discourse about white supremacy, anti-Bl…

  • Settler Memory

    Settler Memory

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469665221

    Faint traces of Indigenous people and their histories abound in American media, memory, and myths. Indigeneity often remains absent or invisible, however, especially in contemporary political and intellectual discourse about white supremacy, anti-Bl…

  • Environments of Empire

    Environments of Empire

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469655932

    The age of European high imperialism was characterized by the movement of plants and animals on a historically unprecedented scale. The human migrants who colonized territories around the world brought a variety of other species with them, from the…

  • Environments of Empire

    Environments of Empire

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469655925

    The age of European high imperialism was characterized by the movement of plants and animals on a historically unprecedented scale. The human migrants who colonized territories around the world brought a variety of other species with them, from the…

  • What America Read

    What America Read
    av Gordon Hutner

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807872123

    Despite the vigorous study of modern American fiction, today's readers are only familiar with a partial shelf of a vast library. Gordon Hutner describes the distorted, canonized history of the twentieth-century American novel as a record of modern c…

  • Porn Work

    Porn Work
    av Heather Berg

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469661926

    Every porn scene is a record of people at work. But on-camera labor is only the beginning of the story. Part labor history, part ethnography illuminating the lives of the performers who work in the medium, Porn Work takes readers behind the scenes t…

  • Porn Work

    Porn Work
    av Heather Berg

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469661919

    Every porn scene is a record of people at work. But on-camera labor is only the beginning of the story. Part labor history, part ethnography illuminating the lives of the performers who work in the medium, Porn Work takes readers behind the scenes t…

  • American Orientalism

    American Orientalism
    av Douglas Little

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807858981

    Douglas Little explores the stormy American relationship with the Middle East from World War II through the war in Iraq, focusing particularly on the complex and often inconsistent attitudes and interests that helped put the United States on a colli…

  • The Works of Stefan George

    The Works of Stefan George

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469657868

    This translation of all the poems in the main body of the work of George extensively revises the first publication of The Works of Stefan George which appeared in 1949. The editors have also expanded the volume, adding a number of George's early poe…

  • Black Marxism

    Black Marxism
    av Cedric J. Robinson

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469663722

    In this ambitious work, first published in 1983, Cedric Robinson demonstrates that efforts to understand Black people's history of resistance solely through the prism of Marxist theory are incomplete and inaccurate. Marxist analyses tend to presuppo…

  • Black Marxism

    Black Marxism
    av Cedric J. Robinson

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469663715

    In this ambitious work, first published in 1983, Cedric Robinson demonstrates that efforts to understand Black people's history of resistance solely through the prism of Marxist theory are incomplete and inaccurate. Marxist analyses tend to presuppo…

  • PlayMakers Repertory Company

    PlayMakers Repertory Company

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469665467

    PlayMakers Repertory Company: A History celebrates nearly fifty years of the professional theatre company founded at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1975. Building upon a legacy of theatrical activity at UNC dating back to 1918, w…

  • Black Marxism

    Black Marxism
    av Cedric J. Robinson

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807848296

    In this ambitious work, first published in 1983, Cedric Robinson demonstrates that efforts to understand black people's history of resistance solely through the prism of Marxist theory are incomplete and inaccurate. Marxist analyses tend to presuppo…

  • A Theory of Craft

    A Theory of Craft
    av Howard Risatti

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469600901

    What is craft? How is it different from fine art or design? In A Theory of Craft, Howard Risatti examines these issues by comparing handmade ceramics, glass, metalwork, weaving, and furniture to painting, sculpture, photography, and machine-made des…

  • Allende?s Chile and the Inter-American Cold War

    Allende?s Chile and the Inter-American Cold War
    av Tanya Harmer

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469613901

    Fidel Castro described Salvador Allende's democratic election as president of Chile in 1970 as the most important revolutionary triumph in Latin America after the Cuban revolution. Yet celebrations were short lived. In Washington, the Nixon administ…

  • Springer Mountain

    Springer Mountain

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469665481

    Based on years of investigative reporting, Wyatt Williams offers a powerful look at why we kill animals and why we eat meat. In order to understand why we eat meat, restaurant critic and journalist Wyatt Williams narrates his time spent investigatin…

  • 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…

  • A Commentary on Plato's Meno

    A Commentary on Plato's Meno
    av Jacob Klein

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807873984

    The Meno, one of the most widely read of the Platonic dialogues, is seen afresh in this original interpretation that explores the dialogue as a theatrical presentation. Just as Socrates's listeners would have questioned and examined their own thinki…

  • May We Forever Stand

    May We Forever Stand

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469666099

    The twin acts of singing and fighting for freedom have been inseparable in African American history. May We Forever Stand tells an essential part of that story. With lyrics penned by James Weldon Johnson and music composed by his brother Rosamond, "…

  • The Rise of Modern Business

    The Rise of Modern Business
    av Mansel G. Blackford

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807858868

    The Rise of Modern Business compares and analyzes the development of business and business institutions in several countries from the preindustrial era to the present. Paying close attention to connections between business development and political,…

  • Visions in a Seer Stone

    Visions in a Seer Stone
    av William L. Davis

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469655666

    In this interdisciplinary work, William L. Davis examines Joseph Smith's 1829 creation of the Book of Mormon, the foundational text of the Latter-Day Saint movement. Positioning the text in the history of early American oratorical techniques, sermon…

  • Visions in a Seer Stone

    Visions in a Seer Stone
    av William L. Davis

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469655659

    In this interdisciplinary work, William L. Davis examines Joseph Smith's 1829 creation of the Book of Mormon, the foundational text of the Latter-Day Saint movement. Positioning the text in the history of early American oratorical techniques, sermon…

  • Gerhart Hauptmann's ?Before Daybreak?

    Gerhart Hauptmann's ?Before Daybreak?
    av Gerhard Hauptmann

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469629940

    Before Daybreak, the first important drama of German naturalism, was also the first play of Gerhart Hauptmann, the most significant naturalist of the theater. The translation, preceded by a critical introduction which places this play in historical…

  • Haya de la Torre and the Pursuit of Power in Twentieth-Century Peru and Latin America

    Haya de la Torre and the Pursuit of Power in Twentieth-Century Peru and Latin America
    av Inigo Garcia-Bryce

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469636573

    Like Fidel Castro and Che Guevara, Peruvian Victor Raul Haya de la Torre (1895–1979) was one of Latin America's key revolutionary leaders, well known across national boundaries. Inigo Garcia-Bryce's biography of Haya chronicles his dramatic po…

  • Haya de la Torre and the Pursuit of Power in Twentieth-Century Peru and Latin America

    Haya de la Torre and the Pursuit of Power in Twentieth-Century Peru and Latin America
    av Inigo Garcia-Bryce

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469636559

    Like Fidel Castro and Che Guevara, Peruvian Victor Raul Haya de la Torre (1895–1979) was one of Latin America's key revolutionary leaders, well known across national boundaries. Inigo Garcia-Bryce's biography of Haya chronicles his dramatic po…

  • Holy Smoke

    Holy Smoke
    av John Shelton Reed

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469629667

    Finally available in paperback — the definitive guide to the people, recipes, and lore North Carolina is home to the longest continuous barbecue tradition on the North American mainland. Now available for the first time in paperback, Holy Smok…

  • Conquered

    Conquered
    av Larry J. Daniel

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469649504

    Operating in the vast and varied trans-Appalachian west, the Army of Tennessee was crucially important to the military fate of the Confederacy. But under the principal leadership of generals such as Braxton Bragg, Joseph E. Johnston, and John Bell H…

  • The Haitians

    The Haitians
    av Jean Casimir

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469660486

    In this sweeping history, leading Haitian intellectual Jean Casimir argues that the story of Haiti should not begin with the usual image of Saint-Domingue as the richest colony of the eighteenth century. Rather, it begins with a reconstruction of ho…

  • The Haitians

    The Haitians
    av Jean Casimir

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469651545

    In this sweeping history, leading Haitian intellectual Jean Casimir argues that the story of Haiti should not begin with the usual image of Saint-Domingue as the richest colony of the eighteenth century. Rather, it begins with a reconstruction of ho…

  • Shipwrecked

    Shipwrecked
    av Jamin Wells

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469660905

    Reframing the American story from the vantage point of the nation's watery edges, Jamin Wells shows that disasters have not only bedeviled the American beach--they created it. Though the American beach is now one of the most commercialized, conteste…

  • Shipwrecked

    Shipwrecked
    av Jamin Wells

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469660899

    Reframing the American story from the vantage point of the nation's watery edges, Jamin Wells shows that disasters have not only bedeviled the American beach--they created it. Though the American beach is now one of the most commercialized, conteste…

  • The Best of Enemies, Movie Edition

    The Best of Enemies, Movie Edition
    av Osha Gray Davidson

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469646602

    C. P. Ellis grew up in the poor white section of Durham, North Carolina, and as a young man joined the Ku Klux Klan. Ann Atwater, a single mother from the poor black part of town, quit her job as a household domestic to join the civil rights fight.…

  • 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…

  • Real NASCAR

    Real NASCAR
    av Daniel S. Pierce

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469609911

    In this history of the stock car racing circuit known as NASCAR, Daniel Pierce offers a revealing new look at the sport from its postwar beginnings on Daytona Beach and Piedmont dirt tracks through the early 1970s when the sport spread beyond its so…

  • Soldiering in the Army of Northern Virginia

    Soldiering in the Army of Northern Virginia
    av Joseph T. Glatthaar

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469621944

    In this sophisticated quantitative study, Joseph T. Glatthaar provides a comprehensive narrative and statistical analysis of many key aspects of General Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia. Serving as a companion to Glatthaar's General Lee's A…

  • Women at the Front

    Women at the Front
    av Jane E. Schultz

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807858196

    As many as 20,000 women worked in Union and Confederate hospitals during America's bloodiest war. Black and white, and from various social classes, these women served as nurses, administrators, matrons, seamstresses, cooks, laundresses, and custodia…

  • Lost Sound

    Lost Sound
    av Jeff Porter

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469627779

    From Archibald MacLeish to David Sedaris, radio storytelling has long borrowed from the world of literature, yet the narrative radio work of well-known writers and others is a story that has not been told before. And when the literary aspects of spe…

  • Jacques Roubaud and the Invention of Memory

    Jacques Roubaud and the Invention of Memory
    av Jean-Jacques F. Poucel

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807892893

    Jean-Jacques Poucel offers a comprehensive introduction to the poetry and novels of Jacques Roubaud, a prominent member of the French experimental group OuLiPo (Ouvroir de Litterature Potentielle, or Workshop of Potential Literature). Poucel argues…

  • An Anthropology of Marxism

    An Anthropology of Marxism
    av Cedric J. Robinson

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469649917

    An Anthropology of Marxism offers Cedric Robinson's analysis of the history of communalism that has been claimed by Marx and Marxists. Suggesting that the socialist ideal was embedded both in Western and non-Western civilizations and cultures long b…

  • An Anthropology of Marxism

    An Anthropology of Marxism
    av Cedric J. Robinson

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469649900

    An Anthropology of Marxism offers Cedric Robinson's analysis of the history of communalism that has been claimed by Marx and Marxists. Suggesting that the socialist ideal was embedded both in Western and non-Western civilizations and cultures long b…

  • Prussian Schoolteachers

    Prussian Schoolteachers
    av Anthony J. La Vopa

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807874028

    In analyzing the social and professional struggles of Prussian elementary schoolteachers from the time of Frederick the Great to the end of 1848, La Vopa focuses on the first generation of trained teachers and their emancipation movement in the Revo…

  • The Phenomenology of Henry James

    The Phenomenology of Henry James
    av Paul B. Armstrong

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807896082

    Armstrong suggests that James's perspective is essentially phenomenological--that his understanding of the process of knowing, the art of fiction, and experience as a whole coincides in important ways with the ideas of the leading phenomenologists.…

  • Struggle for Mastery

    Struggle for Mastery
    av Michael Perman

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807849095

    Explores the process and impact of disfranchisement state by state and across the region Around 1900, the southern states embarked on a series of political campaigns aimed at disfranchising large numbers of voters. By 1908, Alabama, Arkansas, Georgi…

  • Henry Wallace's 1948 Presidential Campaign and the Future of Postwar Liberalism

    Henry Wallace's 1948 Presidential Campaign and the Future of Postwar Liberalism
    av Thomas W. Devine

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469622088

    In the presidential campaign of 1948, Henry Wallace set out to challenge the conventional wisdom of his time, blaming the United States, instead of the Soviet Union, for the Cold War, denouncing the popular Marshall Plan, and calling for an end to s…

  • Trinity of Passion

    Trinity of Passion
    av Alan M. Wald

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469618821

    The second of three volumes by Alan Wald that track the political and personal lives of several generations of U.S. left-wing writers, Trinity of Passion carries forward the chronicle launched in Exiles from a Future Time: The Forging of the Mid-Twe…

  • Defending White Democracy

    Defending White Democracy
    av Jason Morgan Ward

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469613871

    After the Supreme Court ruled school segregation unconstitutional in 1954, southern white backlash seemed to explode overnight. Journalists profiled the rise of a segregationist movement committed to preserving the ""southern way of life"" through a…

  • 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…

  • Pursuit of Unity

    Pursuit of Unity
    av Michael Perman

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807872284

    In Pursuit of Unity, Michael Perman presents a comprehensive analysis of the South's political history. In the 1800s, the region endured almost continuous political crisis nullification, secession, Reconstruction, the Populist revolt, and disfranchi…

  • Retreat from Gettysburg

    Retreat from Gettysburg
    av Kent Masterson Brown, Esq.

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807872093

    In a groundbreaking, comprehensive history of the Army of Northern Virginia's retreat from Gettysburg in July 1863, Kent Masterson Brown draws on previously untapped sources to chronicle the massive effort of General Robert E. Lee and his command as…

  • 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…