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Game of Privilege: An African American History of Golf

Lane Demas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634227
eISBN:
9781469634241
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634227.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This groundbreaking history of African Americans and golf explores the role of race, class, and public space in golf course development, the stories of individual black golfers during the age of ... More


Extending American Colonial Governance over Filipino Muslims, 1903–1920

Karine V. Walther

in Sacred Interests: The United States and the Islamic World, 1821-1921

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625393
eISBN:
9781469625416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625393.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 6 focuses on the American Empire in the Philippines between 1903 and 1921, analyzing how religious beliefs continued to play a part in the development and application of American colonial ... More


Recasting the Twentieth Century Southeast Campus

David R. Godschalk and Jonathan B. Howes

in The Dynamic Decade: Creating the Sustainable Campus for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2001-2011

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607252
eISBN:
9781469608280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607252.003.0008
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter shows that much of the new development during the dynamic decade took place on the Southeast Campus, where new project design faced many challenges. Home to student housing, athletics, ... More


Human Interest

Alice Fahs

in Out on Assignment: Newspaper Women and the Making of Modern Public Space

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807834961
eISBN:
9781469602561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869031_fahs.6
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter focuses on a witty, now-forgotten writer named Jessie Wood, who provided a spoof titled “The Newspaper Woman” for Life magazine. “In the vast advertising sheet which Americans—with their ... More


Across Peach Tree Creek, July 19

Earl J. Hess

in The Battle of Peach Tree Creek: Hood's First Effort to Save Atlanta

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634197
eISBN:
9781469634210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634197.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Sherman wanted Thomas to move south toward Atlanta and cross Peach Tree Creek on July 19, as McPherson approached the city from the east. Schofield still had the assignment of trying to fill the gap ... More


Featherston versus Ward

Earl J. Hess

in The Battle of Peach Tree Creek: Hood's First Effort to Save Atlanta

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634197
eISBN:
9781469634210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634197.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Winfield Scott Featherston's Brigade of William W. Loring's Division, in Alexander p. Stewart's Army of Mississippi, attacked to the left of Hardee. Opposing Featherston was William T. Ward's ... More


Gettysburg—The First Day

Harry W. Pfanz

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807826249
eISBN:
9781469603018
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898406_pfanz
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

For good reason, the second and third days of the Battle of Gettysburg have received the lion's share of attention from historians. With this book, however, the critical first day's fighting finally ... More


Thai People Don’t Get Hate Mail: Race and Golf in the Age of Tiger Woods

Lane Demas

in Game of Privilege: An African American History of Golf

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634227
eISBN:
9781469634241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634227.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores the decline of golf in America’s inner cities in the 1980s, subsequent efforts to increase minority participation, and the rise of Tiger Woods. Complicating the notion of Woods ... More


Introduction

Nicole Eustace

in Warring for America: Cultural Contests in the Era of 1812

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631516
eISBN:
9781469631776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631516.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The introduction outlines the deeply ambivalent attitudes of Americans as they engaged in a crucial contest over the definition and direction of the country—its language, politics, social structures, ... More


The Museum of Jurassic Radio: Sonic Excess in Dylan Thomas and Samuel Beckett

Jeff Porter

in Lost Sound: The Forgotten Art of Radio Storytelling

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627779
eISBN:
9781469627793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627779.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Whatever their aesthetic differences, Dylan Thomas and Samuel Beckett shared, as Chapter 6 argues, an interest in defying radio’s ontological borders (between being and nonbeing, embodiment and ... More


. Miss Mazzy ~ September 1941–August 1947 ~

Nadine Cohodas

in Princess Noire: The Tumultuous Reign of Nina Simone

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807872437
eISBN:
9781469602240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882740_cohodas.6
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes how Kate Waymon regularly cleaned house for Katherine Miller, a widow who lived in Gillette Woods, the affluent Tryon neighborhood that meandered from the far west side of town ... More


Defending Lee's Flank: J. E. B. Stuart, John Pelham, and Confederate Artillery on Nicodemus Heights

Robert E. L. Krick

in The Antietam Campaign

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807824818
eISBN:
9781469602417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807835913_gallagher.10
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter describes events on Nicodemus Heights and Hauser's Ridge, where Confederate artillery, usually depicted as hopelessly outclassed at Antietam, stalwartly contested a series of Union ... More


The Confederates Seize the Wheatfield

Harry W. Pfanz

in Gettysburg--The Second Day

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807817490
eISBN:
9781469603049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869734_pfanz.16
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter describes how the Confederates seized the Wheatfield. Sweitzer's brigade, Barnes' division, sent to Caldwell's aid in the Wheatfield, was attacked both from the stony hill and from ... More


“Right on Back to the Plantation”

Chris Myers Asch

in The Senator and the Sharecropper: The Freedom Struggles of James O. Eastland and Fannie Lou Hamer

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807872024
eISBN:
9781469603537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807878057_asch.15
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes how large a footprint the Eastland plantation still leaves in Sunflower County. Now run by Senator Eastland's son, Woods, it stretches for about three miles on either side of ... More


Prologue | Plain Folk

Mark V. Wetherington

in Plain Folk's Fight: The Civil War and Reconstruction in Piney Woods Georgia

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829639
eISBN:
9781469603650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877043_wetherington.3
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This book tells the story of white plain folk during the Civil War and Reconstruction in southern Georgia's piney woods, part of a unique subregion that stretched along the coastal plains from North ... More


on the cotton frontier

Mark V. Wetherington

in Plain Folk's Fight: The Civil War and Reconstruction in Piney Woods Georgia

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829639
eISBN:
9781469603650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877043_wetherington.4
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter focuses on the cotton frontier in the lower Ocmulgee River in southern Georgia during the 1860s and the role played by white plain folk in the growth of cotton production in the region. ... More


Civil War Unionists as New South Radicals: Mississippi and Texas, 1865–1920

Victoria E. Bynum

in The Long Shadow of the Civil War: Southern Dissent and Its Legacies

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833810
eISBN:
9781469604145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898215_bynum.12
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter describes how sixty-seven-year-old Jasper J. Collins, aging warrior of the Free State of Jones and the man who allegedly set Mississippi's infamous Newt Knight on the road to opposing ... More


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