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A Refugee from His Race: Albion W. Tourgée and His Fight against White Supremacy

Carolyn L. Karcher

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627953
eISBN:
9781469627977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627953.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

During one of the darkest periods of US history, when white supremacy was entrenching itself throughout the nation, the white writer-jurist-activist Albion W. Tourgée (1838-1905) forged an ... More


The World in Black and White: The Collapse of Slavery

Lorien Foote

in Yankee Plague: Escaped Union Prisoners and the Collapse of the Confederacy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630557
eISBN:
9781469630571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630557.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

When escaped Union prisoners travelled through South Carolina, they received food, information, shelter, and guidance from slaves, who interpreted the mass escapes through their religious beliefs as ... More


Roots of Conflict: British Armed Forces and Colonial Americans, 1677-1763

Douglas Edward Leach

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807842584
eISBN:
9781469603988
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898796_leach
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book recounts the story of the antagonism between the American colonists and the British armed forces prior to the Revolution. It reveals certain Anglo-American attitudes and stereotypes that ... More


Tucker's Heart: Racial Politics and Heart Transplantation in America

Susan E. Lederer

in A Death Retold: Jesica Santillan, the Bungled Transplant, and Paradoxes of Medical Citizenship

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830598
eISBN:
9781469605432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877524_wailoo.10
Subject:
History, Social History

The case of Bruce Tucker (an African American man whose heart was transplanted into a white recipient without his family's consent) was the first legal case in the United States that challenged the ... More


Toward a White Man's Country

Winthrop D. Jordan

in White Over Black: American Attitudes toward the Negro, 1550-1812

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834022
eISBN:
9781469600765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838686_jordan.21
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter discusses one of the most interesting and revealing aspects of American attitudes—the nearly universal belief that emancipation of Negroes from slavery would inevitably lead to increased ... More


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