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The Herds Shot Round the World: Native Breeds and the British Empire, c. 1800-1900

Rebecca J. H. Woods

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469634661
eISBN:
9781469634678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634661.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

As Britain industrialized in the early nineteenth century, animal breeders faced the need to convert livestock into products while maintaining the distinctive character of their breeds. Thus they ... More


Bonds of Union: "Religion, Race, and Politics in a Civil War Borderland"

Bridget Ford

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626222
eISBN:
9781469628028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626222.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This history of the Civil War era reveals how unexpected bonds of union forged among diverse peoples in the Ohio-Kentucky borderlands furthered emancipation through a period of spiraling chaos, ... More


For God, King, and People: Forging Commonwealth Bonds in Renaissance Virginia

Alexander B. Haskell

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469618029
eISBN:
9781469618043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618029.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book resituates the beginnings of English colonization in America in a Renaissance and post-Reformation context in which providential thought and conceptualizations of sovereignty were complexly ... More


. The First Wave

Claude A. Clegg

in The Price of Liberty: African Americans and the Making of Liberia

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807828458
eISBN:
9781469605500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895580_clegg.7
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the first phase of colonization activity that swept North Carolina during the late 1820s. The Quakers wagered much on the American Colonization Society and its Liberian ... More


The Walking Qur'an: Islamic Education, Embodied Knowledge, and History in West Africa

Rudolph T. Ware

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469614311
eISBN:
9781469614335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469614311.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Spanning a thousand years of history—and bringing the story to the present through ethnographic fieldwork in Senegal, Gambia, and Mauritania—this book documents the profound significance of Qurʾan ... More


. Origins

Claude A. Clegg

in The Price of Liberty: African Americans and the Making of Liberia

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807828458
eISBN:
9781469605500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895580_clegg.5
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explains the origins of the African colonization movement. It discusses North Carolina Quakers' opposition to slavery in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries; the idea of African ... More


Liberating Fictions: The Caribbean Imaginary in the Novels of Lucy Holcombe Pickens and Martin Delany

John Wharton Lowe

in Calypso Magnolia: The Crosscurrents of Caribbean and Southern Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628882
eISBN:
9781469628059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628882.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter concentrates on the enduring U.S. fascination with Cuba, beginning with Thomas Jefferson, and culminating in a consideration of two novels, Lucy Holcombe Pickens’s The Free Flag of Cuba, ... More


The Phoenician Cities: A Case-Study of Hellenisation*

Fergus Millar

in Rome, the Greek World, and the East: Volume 3: The Greek World, the Jews, and the East

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830307
eISBN:
9781469603216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876657_millar.8
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter presents a case study on the question of Hellenisation of the Phoenician Cities, where fusion of indigenous and Greek cultures seems to have taken place. It describes the two dimensions ... More


The Greek City in the Roman Period*

Fergus Millar

in Rome, the Greek World, and the East: Volume 3: The Greek World, the Jews, and the East

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830307
eISBN:
9781469603216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876657_millar.12
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Greek cities in the imperial period provided the fullest expression of their own communal identity through the medium of inscriptions. This chapter examines Hellenistic texts that provide better ... More


The Roman Coloniae of the Near East: A Study of Cultural Relations *

Fergus Millar

in Rome, the Greek World, and the East: Volume 3: The Greek World, the Jews, and the East

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830307
eISBN:
9781469603216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876657_millar.14
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter explores the Roman coloniae of the Near East and the impact of Roman rule. It discusses the complex stages of Roman colonisation in the Near East: the settlement of a veteran colonia at ... More


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