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Introduction: The Same Journey, Writ Small, That the United States Was On

Jennifer Ritterhouse

in Discovering the South: One Man's Travels through a Changing America in the 1930s

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630946
eISBN:
9781469630960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630946.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter introduces Jonathan Daniels and explains his intentions for his 1937 automobile trip around the South. He wanted to explore the range of political and cultural possibilities in the ... More


Introduction

David Andrew Nichols

in Engines of Diplomacy: Indian Trading Factories and the Negotiation of American Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469626895
eISBN:
9781469626918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626895.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Historians of the United States' Indian factory system focused their attention on its weaknesses and economic inefficiencies, failing to ask why, in light of these deficiencies, it lasted for a ... More


Introduction

Matthew Mason

in Apostle of Union: A Political Biography of Edward Everett

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628608
eISBN:
9781469628622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628608.003.0012
Subject:
History, Political History

This introduction explores the significance of Edward Everett’s career. It examines the relevant historical literature touching on Everett, slavery, and American nationalism. It summarizes or ... More


Introduction: The Boundless Sea

Jason W. Smith

in To Master the Boundless Sea: The U.S. Navy, the Marine Environment, and the Cartography of Empire

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640440
eISBN:
9781469640464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640440.003.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

The introduction established the main argument of the book, which is that the U.S. Navy’s charts and its chart-making throughout the nineteenth century were integral to the expansion of American ... More


Introduction: Reimagining the Eighteenth Century

Ahmad S. Dallal

in Islam without Europe: Traditions of Reform in Eighteenth-Century Islamic Thought

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469641409
eISBN:
9781469640365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469641409.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter surveys the prevailing traditional as well as revisionist accounts in the historiography of the Islamic eighteenth century. It outlines the arguments of the book, and its distinctive ... More


Introduction

Patrick Barr-Melej

in Psychedelic Chile: Youth, Counterculture, and Politics on the Road to Socialism and Dictatorship

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632575
eISBN:
9781469632599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632575.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This section introduces Chile’s criollo (or home grown) counterculture and the broader subjects of youth and youth culture during the late sixties and early seventies. It situates the phenomenon amid ... More


Introduction

Erik Mathisen

in The Loyal Republic: Traitors, Slaves, and the Remaking of Citizenship in Civil War America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469636320
eISBN:
9781469636344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636320.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The Civil War marked a turning point not only in the history of the republic, but the history of citizenship in the United States as well. But there is more to this moment than might appear on the ... More


Introduction

William P. Hustwit

in Integration Now: Alexander v. Holmes and the End of Jim Crow Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648552
eISBN:
9781469648576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648552.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The introduction establishes the importance of Alexander v. Holmes and situates the civil rights case within the relevant, scholarly literature. There are also vignettes of well- and lesser known ... More


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