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Aberration of Mind: Suicide and Suffering in the Civil War-Era South

Diane Miller Sommerville

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643304
eISBN:
9781469643588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643304.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Aberration of Mind is a social history of suicide in the American South during the Civil War era. The book casts a wide net, focusing on Confederate soldiers and veterans and their families, and the ... More


Beyond Sugar Revolutions: The Spanish Caribbean in the Rethinking Centuries Seventeenth and Eighteenth

Juan Giusti-Cordero

in Empirical Futures: Anthropologists and Historians Engage the Work of Sidney W. Mintz

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833452
eISBN:
9781469604558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895344_baca.6
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on Sidney Mintz, the rare Caribbean scholar who has studied the historical development of the Spanish Antilles while reflecting on their overall role in Caribbean social history. ... More


Introduction

Holly M. Karibo

in Sin City North: Sex, Drugs, and Citizenship in the Detroit-Windsor Borderland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625201
eISBN:
9781469625225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625201.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter outlines the key arguments made in the book, setting them within the context of the historiography on borderlands, vice, moral regulation, and the postwar period. The chapter also ... More


Stormy Weather: Middle-Class African American Marriages between the Two World Wars

Anastasia C. Curwood

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834343
eISBN:
9781469603872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807868386_curwood
Subject:
History, African-American History

The so-called New Negroes of the period between World Wars I and II embodied a new sense of racial pride and upward mobility for the race. Many of them thought that relationships between spouses ... More


The American Reception and Legacy of the Second Vatican Council

Leslie Woodcock Tentler

in The Long Shadow of Vatican Ii: Living Faith and Negotiating Authority since the Second Vatican Council

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625294
eISBN:
9781469625317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625294.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This essay views the reception of the Council against the background of the transformation of the American Catholic landscape in the late 1950s and 1960s, when upward mobility and suburbanization ... 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


Heritage Tourism, Museums of Horror, and the Commerce of Memory

Jonathan Scott Holloway

in Jim Crow Wisdom: Memory and Identity in Black America since 1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469610702
eISBN:
9781469612546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469610702.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter considers the interest in the slave past and the actual people who were subjected to it. By the early 1980s, academics who embraced the new social history and felt no shame in exploring ... More


Introduction: Liberalism, Race, Nation, Modernity

Karin Alejandra Rosemblatt

in Science and Politics of Race in Mexico and the United States, 1910-1950

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469636405
eISBN:
9781469636429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636405.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter lays out this book’s approach to the history of the human and social sciences and introduces a set of scholars who compared Mexico to the United States. Their comparisons, the chapter ... More


Marching to a Different Drummer Lesbian and Gay GIs in World War II

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.8
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This essay presents the first essay that Berube published based on the research that culminated in his award-winning book, Coming Out Under Fire: The History of Gay Men and Women in World War II. ... More


Bocce behind Barbed Wire: Checks on Government Power in the Camps

Mary Elizabeth and Basile Chopas

in Searching for Subversives: The Story of Italian Internment in Wartime America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469634340
eISBN:
9781469634364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634340.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 4 is a social history of the daily lives of the internees in INS camps and Army camps. It shows how many internees developed a sense of powerlessness as requests for a reevaluation of their ... More


Introduction: A Case Apart?

Dalia Antonia Muller

in Cuban Émigrés and Independence in the Nineteenth-Century Gulf World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631981
eISBN:
9781469632001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631981.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter establishes the argument of the book and summarizes the author’s contributions to Cuban and Mexican historiography, as well as to the emergent field of transnational studies. It ... More


The Formation of Candomblé: Vodun History and Ritual in Brazil

Luis Nicolau Pares

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469610924
eISBN:
9781469612638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469610931_Pares
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Interweaving three centuries of transatlantic religious and social history with historical and present-day ethnography, this book traces the formation of Candomble, one of the most influential ... More


Networking Statelessness in a Bordered World: Foreign Smugglers

Jesse Cromwell

in The Smugglers' World: Illicit Trade and Atlantic Communities in Eighteenth-Century Venezuela

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469636887
eISBN:
9781469636948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636887.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Chapter 4 investigates Dutch, English, and French smugglers who traded with Venezuelan subjects. Historians know very little about the social composition and trading methods of early modern ... More


The Societal Ties of Smuggling: Venezuelan Merchants

Jesse Cromwell

in The Smugglers' World: Illicit Trade and Atlantic Communities in Eighteenth-Century Venezuela

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469636887
eISBN:
9781469636948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636887.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Chapter 5 investigates the other half of the interimperial transaction: domestic smugglers in Venezuela. This chapter offers a greater sense of how participants in illicit trade interacted with their ... More


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