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Covering for the Bosses: Labor and the Southern Press

Joseph B. Atkins

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110805
eISBN:
9781604733259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110805.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book probes the difficult relationship between the press and organized labor in the South from the past to the present day. Written by a veteran journalist and first-hand observer of the labor ... More


A Way Forward: Building a Globally Competitive South

Daniel P. Gitterman and Peter A. Coclanis (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807873359
eISBN:
9781469602424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807872895_gitterman
Subject:
History, Economic History

In the last half-century, North Carolina and the South have experienced rapid economic growth. Much of the best analysis of this progress came from two North Carolina-based research organizations: ... More


The New Economy and the Modern South

Michael Dennis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032917
eISBN:
9780813038407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032917.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The technological revolution of the late 20th century conjures up images of California's Silicon Valley, NASDAQ stock traders on Wall Street, and techno-savvy hipsters in Seattle. States like Texas, ... More


The Sunbelt South and Its Shadows

Joseph B. Atkins

in Covering for the Bosses: Labor and the Southern Press

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110805
eISBN:
9781604733259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110805.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores the “Sunbelt South” region through the perspectives of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution editor Henry Utger and Black newspaper publisher and political leader Carol Zippert. ... More


Down Home: Jewish Life in North Carolina

Leonard Rogoff

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833759
eISBN:
9781469604138
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895993_rogoff
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Presenting a chronicle of Jewish life in the Tar Heel State from colonial times to the present, this book incorporates oral histories, original historical documents, and profiles of fascinating ... More


When It First Came Together in Los Angeles (1965–1992)

Edward W. Soja

in My Los Angeles: From Urban Restructuring to Regional Urbanization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520281721
eISBN:
9780520957633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281721.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

A look at some of the dramatic changes that have taken place in Los Angeles since 1965, this chapter begins with a vigorous defense against eastern biases rooted in the concept of postindustrialism. ... More


“From Nothin’ to Somethin’”: The Tennessee Valley Authority and Federal-Local Cooperation in the Sun Belt South, 1940–1960

Matthew L. Downs

in Nation within a Nation: The American South and the Federal Government

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049878
eISBN:
9780813050348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049878.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Matthew L. Downs concentrates on federally sponsored improvements to the South and their effects, specifically the role of the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) on the area near Decatur, Alabama. ... More


Introduction: “Bring Back My Yesterday”

Andrew W. Kahrl

in Land Was Ours: How Black Beaches Became White Wealth in the Coastal South

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628721
eISBN:
9781469628745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628721.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The introduction situates the story of African American beaches within the broader social and environmental history of the coastal South. It explains why black landownership proliferated along ... More


The Price We Pay for Progress

Andrew W. Kahrl

in Land Was Ours: How Black Beaches Became White Wealth in the Coastal South

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628721
eISBN:
9781469628745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628721.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

The chapter follows the demise of Jim Crow and rise of the modern Sunbelt and examines its impact on African American coastal landowners and coastal ecologies. It does so by telling the histories of ... More


Onward, Christian Soldiers: The John Birch Society

Joyce Mao

in Asia First: China and the Making of Modern American Conservatism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226252711
eISBN:
9780226252858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226252858.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the John Birch Society (JBS), which was founded in 1958 by Robert Welch, a candy company executive from Massachusetts. It takes the JBS as a case study of how grassroots ... More


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