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An African American DilemmaA History of School Integration and Civil Rights in the North

An African American Dilemma: A History of School Integration and Civil Rights in the North

Zoë Burkholder

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780190605131
eISBN:
9780190605162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190605131.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Since Brown v. Board of Education in 1954, Americans have viewed school integration as a central tenet of the Black civil rights movement. Yet school integration was not the only—or even always the ... More

After RedliningThe Urban Reinvestment Movement in the Era of Financial Deregulation

After Redlining: The Urban Reinvestment Movement in the Era of Financial Deregulation

Rebecca K. Marchiel

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226723648
eISBN:
9780226723785
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226723785.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

After Redlining explains the changed relationship between urbanites and their banks during the last third of the twentieth century, and argues that an urban social movement drove the change. In so ... More

American Slavery and Russian Serfdom in the Post-Emancipation Imagination

American Slavery and Russian Serfdom in the Post-Emancipation Imagination

Amanda Brickell Bellows

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655543
eISBN:
9781469655567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655543.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The abolition of Russian serfdom in 1861 and American slavery in 1865 transformed both nations as Russian peasants and African Americans gained new rights as subjects and citizens. During the second ... More

American Travellers in Liverpool

American Travellers in Liverpool

David Seed (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622041
eISBN:
9781800343467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622041.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Liverpool was one of the first consulates to be established by the USA. It was also the first port of call for most American travellers throughout the nineteenth century. Many of these visitors left ... More

Arguing until DoomsdayStephen Douglas, Jefferson Davis, and the Struggle for American Democracy

Arguing until Doomsday: Stephen Douglas, Jefferson Davis, and the Struggle for American Democracy

Michael E. Woods

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469656397
eISBN:
9781469656410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469656397.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

As the sectional crisis gripped the United States, the rancor increasingly spread to the halls of Congress. Preston Brooks's frenzied assault on Charles Sumner was perhaps the most notorious evidence ... More

Asian American SpiesHow Asian Americans Helped Win the Allied Victory

Asian American Spies: How Asian Americans Helped Win the Allied Victory

Brian Masaru Hayashi

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780195338850
eISBN:
9780190092856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195338850.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Asian History

Asian Americans were brought into the Office of Strategic Services, forerunner of the CIA, during World War II under the assumption of a secure loyalty. They served as research analysts, special ... More

The AthenaeumMore Than Just Another London Club

The Athenaeum: More Than Just Another London Club

Michael Wheeler

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300246773
eISBN:
9780300256338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300246773.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

When it was founded in 1824, the Athenæum broke the mold. Unlike in other preeminent clubs, its members were chosen on the basis of their achievements rather than on their background or political ... More

Beatriz AllendeA Revolutionary Life in Cold War Latin America

Beatriz Allende: A Revolutionary Life in Cold War Latin America

Tanya Harmer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469654294
eISBN:
9781469654317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469654294.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This biography of Beatriz Allende (1942–1977)—revolutionary doctor and daughter of Chile’s socialist president, Salvador Allende—portrays what it means to live, love, and fight for change. Inspired ... More

Behind the TimesVirginia Woolf in Late-Victorian Contexts

Behind the Times: Virginia Woolf in Late-Victorian Contexts

Mary Jean Corbett

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752469
eISBN:
9781501752483
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752469.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Virginia Woolf, throughout her career as a novelist and critic, deliberately framed herself as a modern writer invested in literary tradition but not bound to its conventions; engaged with politics ... More

Beneath the Backbone of the WorldBlackfoot People and the North American Borderlands, 1720-1877

Beneath the Backbone of the World: Blackfoot People and the North American Borderlands, 1720-1877

Ryan Hall

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655154
eISBN:
9781469655178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655154.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

For the better part of two centuries, between 1720 and 1877, the Blackfoot (Niitsitapi) people controlled a vast region of what is now the U.S. and Canadian Great Plains. As one of the most expansive ... More

Bernard of ClairvauxAn Inner Life

Bernard of Clairvaux: An Inner Life

Brian Patrick McGuire

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751042
eISBN:
9781501751554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751042.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This intimate portrait of one of the Middle Ages' most consequential men, delves into the life of Saint Bernard of Clairvaux to offer a refreshing interpretation that finds within this grand ... More

Between Empire and NationMuslim Reform in the Balkans

Between Empire and Nation: Muslim Reform in the Balkans

Milena B. Methodieva

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781503613379
eISBN:
9781503614130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503613379.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book tells the story of the Muslim community in modern Bulgaria during a period of imperial dissolution, conflicting national and imperial enterprises, and the emergence of new national and ... More

Between Remembrance and RepairCommemorating Racial Violence in Philadelphia, Mississippi

Between Remembrance and Repair: Commemorating Racial Violence in Philadelphia, Mississippi

Claire Whitlinger

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469656335
eISBN:
9781469656359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469656335.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Few places are more notorious for civil rights–era violence than Philadelphia, Mississippi, the site of the 1964 “Mississippi Burning” murders. Yet in a striking turn of events, Philadelphia has ... More

Biographies of a ReformationReligious Change and Confessional Coexistence in Upper Lusatia, 1520-1635

Biographies of a Reformation: Religious Change and Confessional Coexistence in Upper Lusatia, 1520-1635

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198868156
eISBN:
9780191904684
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198868156.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

This monograph investigates how religious coexistence functioned in six towns in the multiconfessional region of Upper Lusatia in Western Bohemia. Lutherans and Catholics found a feasible modus ... More

Black MarketThe Slave's Value in National Culture after 1865

Black Market: The Slave's Value in National Culture after 1865

Aaron Carico

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655581
eISBN:
9781469655604
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655581.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

On the eve of the Civil War, the estimated value of the U.S. enslaved population exceeded $3 billion--triple that of investments nationwide in factories, railroads, and banks combined, and worth more ... More

Black Market BusinessSelling Sex in Northern Vietnam, 1920-1945

Black Market Business: Selling Sex in Northern Vietnam, 1920-1945

Christina Elizabeth Firpo

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752650
eISBN:
9781501752674
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752650.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book is a grassroots social history of the clandestine market for sex in colonial Tonkin. It explores the ways in which sex workers, managers, and clients evaded the colonial regulation system ... More

Black Towns, Black FuturesThe Enduring Allure of a Black Place in the American West

Black Towns, Black Futures: The Enduring Allure of a Black Place in the American West

Karla Slocum

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469653976
eISBN:
9781469653990
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653976.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Some know Oklahoma’s Black towns as historic communities that thrived during the Jim Crow era—this is only part of the story. In this book, Karla Slocum shows that the appeal of these towns is more ... More

Blood RelationsTransfusion and the Making of Human Genetics

Blood Relations: Transfusion and the Making of Human Genetics

Jenny Bangham

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226739977
eISBN:
9780226740171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226740171.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Blood Relations explores the relationships between mid-century blood transfusion and the development of human genetics. It focuses on Britain, which established its first national transfusion service ... More

Bowling for CommunismUrban Ingenuity at the End of East Germany

Bowling for Communism: Urban Ingenuity at the End of East Germany

Andrew Demshuk

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751660
eISBN:
9781501751684
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751660.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This book illuminates how civic life functioned in Leipzig, East Germany's second-largest city, on the eve of the 1989 revolution by exploring acts of “urban ingenuity” amid catastrophic urban decay. ... More

Britain's Levantine Empire, 1914-1923

Britain's Levantine Empire, 1914-1923

Daniel-Joseph MacArthur-Seal

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780192895769
eISBN:
9780191916328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192895769.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Britain’s Levantine Empire, 1914-1923 explains the rise and decline and nature and extent of British military rule in the urban eastern Mediterranean during the course of the First World War and its ... More

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