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Mobilizing New York: AIDS, Antipoverty, and Feminist Activism

Tamar W. Carroll

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469619880
eISBN:
9781469619903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469619880.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Examining three interconnected case studies, this book demonstrates the ability of grassroots community activism to bridge racial and cultural differences and effect social change. Drawing on an ... More


Introduction: Dark Winter

Bob H. Reinhardt

in The End of A Global Pox: America and the Eradication of Smallpox in the Cold War Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624099
eISBN:
9781469625102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624099.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter first describes a role-playing game developed by the Johns Hopkins Center for Civilian Biodefense Studies called Operation Dark Winter. Hosted by Andrews Air Force Base in ... More


Caught in the Storm : AIDS and the Meaning of Natural Disaster

Allan Bérubé

in My Desire for History: Essays in Gay, Community, and Labor History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834794
eISBN:
9781469603117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877982_berube.12
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

In this essay, Berube writes of the need to grieve and mourn as well as to acknowledge the horrific human cost of the AIDS epidemic. At the same time, he takes strong issue with those who try to ... More


Landscapes

Pablo F. Gómez

in Experiential Caribbean: Creating Knowledge and Healing in the Early Modern Atlantic

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630878
eISBN:
9781469630892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630878.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter describes the sanitary conditions of the seventeenth-century Caribbean, the diversity of ideas about illnesses, spaces for healing and diseasing, and the multitude of practitioners who ... More


A Situation Too Terrible for Us: Smallpox and Social Upheaval

Daniel J. Tortora

in Carolina in Crisis: Cherokees, Colonists, and Slaves in the American Southeast, 1756-1763

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621227
eISBN:
9781469623382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621227.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter discusses the social and political consequences of smallpox, particularly in South Carolina in the year 1760, brought about after Lyttelton's return from an expedition into Cherokee ... More


Perfect for Washington: Marion Barry and the Rise and Fall of Chocolate City, 1979–1994

Chris Myers Asch and George Derek Musgrove

in Chocolate City: A History of Race and Democracy in the Nation's Capital

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635866
eISBN:
9781469635873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635866.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter opens with the sense of hope, optimism, and possibility that many D.C. residents shared in the early years of Mayor Marion Barry’s administration. Black activists and their allies who ... More


Slavery, Emancipation, and Reproducing the Race

Juanita De Barros

in Reproducing the British Caribbean: Sex, Gender, and Population Politics after Slavery

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469616056
eISBN:
9781469617930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469616056.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In 1860, Charles Buxton published an impassioned defence of emancipation at a time when growing numbers of Britons were condemning emancipation as a failure. Imperial officials also had increasingly ... More


North Carolina & The Problem of Aids: Advocacy, Politics, and Race in the South

Stephen J. Inrig

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834985
eISBN:
9781469602509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869154_inrig
Subject:
History, Social History

Thirty years after AIDS was first recognized, the American South constitutes the epicenter of the United States' epidemic. Southern states claim the highest rates of new infections, the most ... More


Get Real. Get Tested.: AIDS as a Chronic Disease in the American South

Stephen Inrig

in North Carolina & The Problem of Aids: Advocacy, Politics, and Race in the South

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834985
eISBN:
9781469602509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869154_inrig.10
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter shows how AIDS had dramatically transformed from the disease that first presented itself to David Jolly and his colleagues over a decade earlier. The disease had become chronic and ... More


A House Divided: Dr. Bellamy’s Mansion

Philip Gerard

in The Last Battleground: The Civil War Comes to North Carolina

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469649566
eISBN:
9781469649580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649566.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

On the eve of war, Dr. John D. Bellamy of Wilmington-one of the wealthiest slave owners in the South-throws a torchlight parade to celebrate secession. He builds a Greek Revival mansion, the grandest ... More


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