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Practical Citizenship

Benjamin René Jordan

in Modern Manhood and the Boy Scouts of America: "Citizenship, Race, and the Environment, 1910-1930"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627656
eISBN:
9781469627670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627656.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

As civic service initiatives and the growing Progressive reform emphasis on government by expert committees and quantitative analysis displaced nineteenth century politics’ reliance on partisan ... More


Citizen Soldiers

Robert R. Korstad

in To Right These Wrongs: The North Carolina Fund and the Battle to End Poverty and Inequality in 1960s America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833797
eISBN:
9781469603674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895740_korstad.7
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on Susie Powell, a native of Whitakers, a small town in eastern North Carolina, and a student at Bennett College, who scribbled a brief note in her diary. She was one of a group ... More


The Legacy

Gene H. Bell-Villada

in García Márquez: The Man and His Work

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833513
eISBN:
9781469604473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895382_bell-villada.21
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

García Márquez is not just another great author from Latin America but is considered as the symbol of creativity in Latin American letters in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. His high art is ... More


Take the White Music and Make It Sound Black: The Muscle Shoals Sound in the 1970s

Charles L. Hughes

in Country Soul: Making Music and Making Race in the American South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469622439
eISBN:
9781469623245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622439.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the effect of the rise of the Black Power Movement on the “Muscle Shoals Sound.” The late 1960s saw an explosion in soul recordings at both of the city's major studios, FAME ... More


Literary Cultures: The Black Press, Pauline E. Hopkins, and the Rewriting of Africa

Ira Dworkin

in Congo Love Song: African American Culture and the Crisis of the Colonial State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632711
eISBN:
9781469632735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632711.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter traces the influence of travelers like William and Lucy Gantt Sheppard on more conventionally fictionalized literary work by authors like Hopkins who never traveled to Africa themselves. ... More


Eating on the Run: Presidential Foodways in Motion

Adrian Miller

in President's Kitchen Cabinet: The Story of the African Americans Who Have Fed Our First Families, from the Washingtons to the Obamas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469632537
eISBN:
9781469632551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632537.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores how presidential food preparation changes when the president travels to a destination, and stays away from the White House for an extended period of time. This chapter focuses ... More


The Soldier’s Rest

Jonathan W. White

in Midnight in America: Darkness, Sleep, and Dreams during the Civil War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469632049
eISBN:
9781469632063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632049.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Campaigning and fighting during the Civil War caused Union and Confederate soldiers to lose a tremendous amount of sleep. Battle, weather, animals, noises, drill, and rolicking comrades all conspired ... More


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