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“Over There”

Mark Whalan

in The Great War and the Culture of the New Negro

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032061
eISBN:
9780813039015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032061.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter assesses the international character which is associated and related to the war of the African American cultural production. This chapter begins with a discussion on the widespread motif ... More


“Just Like Any Other Boy”?: Race and the San Gabriel Valley Boy Scouts of America

Wendy Cheng

in The Changs Next Door to the Díazes: Remapping Race in Suburban California

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679812
eISBN:
9781452948829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679812.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

regional racial formation nonwhite majority multiracial identity Asian American Latinas/os Mexican American Chinese American Suburbs racial formation


The Devil Himself Could Not Have Checked Them: Fighting with Black Soldiers at the Crater

Kevin M. Levin

in Cold Harbor To the Crater: The End of the Overland Campaign

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625331
eISBN:
9781469625355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625331.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Confederates resented the Union’s deployment of black soldiers in combat at Petersburg, using their presence to rally additional support for the Confederacy. Kevin M. Levin’s essay touches briefly on ... More


A More Rigorous Style of Warfare: Wild's Raid, Guerrilla Violence, and Negotiated Neutrality in Northeastern North Carolina

Barton A. Myers

in North Carolinians in the Era of the Civil War and Reconstruction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832226
eISBN:
9781469601649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837269_escott.5
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter focuses on Union brigadier general and Massachusetts abolitionist Edward Augustus Wild, who underwent a major change during the final days of December 1863. When he sat down on December ... More


Civil War Archaeology in the Trans-Mississippi West

Douglas D. Scott

in From These Honored Dead: Historical Archaeology of the American Civil War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049441
eISBN:
9780813050195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049441.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The Civil War formally opened with the firing on Fort Sumter, but fighting started many years earlier west of the Mississippi as political factions took up arms in order to settle the issue over ... More


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