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Introduction

Brenda E. Stevenson

in Life in Black and White: Family and Community in the Slave South

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195118032
eISBN:
9780199853793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195118032.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The book begins with an account of the circumstances leading to the divorce of one William Yonson and his wife Eliza Jane in the Southern town of Loudoun in the pre-Civil war years. Its impact and ... More


Conclusion

Brenda E. Stevenson

in Life in Black and White: Family and Community in the Slave South

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195118032
eISBN:
9780199853793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195118032.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The book ends with an account of John Brown's short-lived and ill-fated rebellion and its far-reaching impact on the institution of slavery in the Southern town of Loudoun. The violent incident ... More


Why Rural Schools Matter

Mara Casey Tieken

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618487
eISBN:
9781469618500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618487.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

From headlines to documentaries, urban schools are at the center of current education debates. But from these accounts, one would never know that 56 million Americans live in rural communities and ... More


History Lessons

Brenda Elaine Stevenson

in Telling Histories: Black Women Historians in the Ivory Tower

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832011
eISBN:
9781469604763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889121_white.14
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes how Brenda Elaine Stevenson disliked history as a child, and the reasons why she thought she did. Stevenson grew up in a small, typical southern town in segregated Virginia ... More


Making Sure That This Tragedy Never Happens Again: AIDS Organizing and North Carolina's Gay Community

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.6
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter begins with the story of a young Virginia man who pulled into a parking space at Duke University Medical Center and made his way into the hospital. Months earlier, he had inexplicably ... More


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