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A Place Called Appomattox

William Marvel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628394
eISBN:
9781469628493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628394.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This book summarizes the era of the most intense debate over slavery, the Civil War, and the Reconstruction struggle, encapsulating it within the experience of one small Virginia Piedmont community, ... More


Unjust Deeds: The Restrictive Covenant Cases and the Making of the Civil Rights Movement

Jeffrey D. Gonda

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625454
eISBN:
9781469625478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625454.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Unjust Deeds explores the history of an often overlooked civil rights milestone: the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision in Shelley v. Kraemer (1948). In a group of cases from St. Louis, Detroit, ... More


Integrating Schools in a Changing Society: New Policies and Legal Options for a Multiracial Generation

Erica Frankenberg and Elizabeth DeBray (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835128
eISBN:
9781469602585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869208_frankenberg
Subject:
Education, History of Education

As a result of tremendous social, legal, and political movements after the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision, the South led the nation in school desegregation from the late 1960s through the ... More


Emancipating Peons, Excluding Coolies: Reconstructing Coercion in the American West

Stacey L. Smith

in The World the Civil War Made

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624181
eISBN:
9781469624204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624181.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines some of the questions raised by the abolition of slavery about the boundaries of coercion. Focusing on the American West, it considers visions of the limits and proper exercise ... More


Slave Emancipation and the Revolutionizing of Human Rights

Amy Dru Stanley

in The World the Civil War Made

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624181
eISBN:
9781469624204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624181.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines the Civil Rights Act of 1875, also known as the Supplementary Civil Rights Act because it was intended as a supplement to the 1866 Civil Rights Act, from a human rights ... More


Drowned in Sweetness: Integration and Exception in the New Deal Sugar Programs

April Merleaux

in Sugar and Civilization: American Empire and the Cultural Politics of Sweetness

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469622514
eISBN:
9781469622538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622514.003.0008
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter explores the New Deal sugar programs that used marketing quotas and benefit payments to support mainland farmers and prevent radicalism at home and abroad. It begins with a discussion of ... More


Legislators of the Antilles: British Regulation of Trade with Haiti

Julia Gaffield

in Haitian Connections In the Atlantic World: Recognition after Revolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625621
eISBN:
9781469625645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625621.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Following the failure of the negotiations between Haitian leader Jean-Jacques Dessalines and Jamaican governor George Nugent in 1804, the British government did not issue an official statement ... More


Aiming a Blow at their Very Vitals: U.S. Interdiction of Trade with Haiti

Julia Gaffield

in Haitian Connections In the Atlantic World: Recognition after Revolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625621
eISBN:
9781469625645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625621.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 4 systematically examines the debates in the United States in light of Haiti’s interactions with France and Britain. For the two years after Haitian independence trade with Haiti was legal in ... More


The Couple between Kin, State, & Local Community

Maria Ågren

in Domestic Secrets: Women and Property in Sweden, 1600-1857

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833209
eISBN:
9781469604589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898451_agren.5
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter presents an analysis based on sixteenth- and seventeenth-century court records. These are not ideal sources if one wants to know how ordinary people generally disposed of and thought ... More


Fighting the Uneven Battle: Wooten V. Moore

Richard A. Rosen and Joseph Mosnier

in Julius Chambers: A Life in the Legal Struggle for Civil Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469628547
eISBN:
9781469628561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628547.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes Chambers's efforts to enforce Title II of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibited discrimination in restaurants, motels, and other places of public accommodation, ... More


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