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The University of North Carolina Press

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  • Closer to Freedomby Stephanie M. H. Camp

    The University of North Carolina Press 2004; US$ 22.99

    Closer to Freedom: Enslaved Women and Everyday Resistance in the Plantation South more...

  • Winds of Changeby Louis A. Pérez Jr.

    The University of North Carolina Press 2001; US$ 29.99

    Winds of Change: Hurricanes and the Transformation of Nineteenth-Century Cuba more...

  • Grimké Sisters from South Carolinaby Gerda Lerner

    The University of North Carolina Press 2004; US$ 35.95

    A landmark work of women's history originally published in 1967, Gerda Lerner's best-selling biography of Sarah and Angelina Grimke explores the lives and ideas of the only southern women to become antislavery agents in the North and pioneers for women's rights. This revised and expanded edition includes two new primary documents and an additional... more...

  • Prophets of Rebellionby Michael Adas

    The University of North Carolina Press 1979; US$ 29.99

    Prophets of Rebellion: Millenarian Protest Movements against the European Colonial Order more...

  • Causes Won, Lost, and Forgottenby Gary W. Gallagher

    The University of North Carolina Press 2008; US$ 52.00

    Causes Won, Lost, and Forgotten: How Hollywood and Popular Art Shape What We Know about the Civil War more...

  • In Pursuit of the Almighty's Dollarby James Hudnut-Beumler

    The University of North Carolina Press 2007; US$ 20.00

    Every day of the week in contemporary America (and especially on Sundays) people raise money for their religious enterprises--for clergy, educators, buildings, charity, youth-oriented work, and more. In a fascinating look into the economics of American Protestantism, James Hudnut-Beumler examines how churches have raised and spent money from colonial... more...

  • Joining Placesby Anthony E. Kaye

    The University of North Carolina Press 2007; US$ 21.00

    In this new interpretation of antebellum slavery, Anthony Kaye offers a vivid portrait of slaves transforming adjoining plantations into slave neighborhoods. He describes men and women opening paths from their owners' plantations to adjacent farms to go courting and take spouses, to work, to run away, and to otherwise contend with owners and their... more...

  • In the Beginningby Michael Lienesch

    The University of North Carolina Press 2007; US$ 28.00

    The current controversy over teaching evolution in the public schools has grabbed front-page headlines and topped news broadcasts all across the United States. In the Beginning investigates the movement that has ignited debate in state legislatures and at school board meetings. Reaching back to the origins of antievolutionism in the 1920s, and continuing... more...

  • American Orientalismby Douglas Little

    The University of North Carolina Press 2008; US$ 33.95

    Douglas Little explores the stormy American relationship with the Middle East from World War II through the war in Iraq, focusing particularly on the complex and often inconsistent attitudes and interests that helped put the United States on a collision course with radical Islam early in the new millennium. After documenting the persistence of "orientalist"... more...

  • Divine Hierarchiesby Sean McCloud

    The University of North Carolina Press 2007; US$ 28.00

    Placing the neglected issue of class back into the study and understanding of religion, Sean McCloud reconsiders the meaning of class in today's world. More than a status grounded in material conditions, says McCloud, class is also an identity rhetorically and symbolically made and unmade through representations. It entails relationships, identifications,... more...