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  • Insiders' Guide® to Raleigh, Durham & Chapel Hillby Amber Nimocks

    Insider's Guide 2010; US$ 17.99

    A first edition, Insiders' Guide to Raleigh, Durham & Chapel Hill is the essential source for in-depth travel and relocation information to what is one of the fastest growing regions in the United States. Written by a local (and true insider), this guide offers a personal and practical perspective of the Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill area.... more...

  • North Carolina Curiositiesby Kent Priestley; Jon Elliston; Constance Richards

    Globe Pequot Press 2011; US$ 14.99

    The definitive collection of North Carolina's odd, wacky, and most offbeat people, places, and things, for North Carolina residents and anyone else who enjoys local humor and trivia with a twist.  more...

  • Myths and Mysteries of North Carolinaby Sara Pitzer

    Globe Pequot Press 2010; US$ 13.99

    Part of our new and growing Mysteries and Legends series, Mysteries and Legends of North Carolina explores unusual phenomena, strange events, and mysteries in North Carolina's history. Each episode included in the book is a story unto itself, and the tone and style of the book is lively and easy to read for a general audience interested in North... more...

  • North Carolina Off the Beaten Path®by Sara Pitzer

    Globe Pequot Press 2011; US$ 15.99

    North Carolina Off the Beaten Path features the things travelers and locals want to see and experience??if only they knew about them. From the best in local dining to quirky cultural tidbits to hidden attractions, unique finds, and unusual locales,  North Carolina Off the Beaten Path takes the reader down the road less traveled and reveals a side of North... more...

  • Legacy of the Lashby Zachary R. Morgan

    Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 64.99

    Legacy of the Lash is a compelling social and cultural history of the Brazilian navy in the decades preceding and immediately following the 1888 abolition of slavery in Brazil. Focusing on non-elite, mostly black enlisted men and the oppressive labor regimes under which they struggled, the book is an examination of the four-day Revolta da Chibata... more...

  • Brazilian Propagandaby Nina Schneider

    University Press of Florida 2014; US$ 74.95

    In Brazilian Propaganda, Nina Schneider examines the various modes of official, and unofficial, propaganda used by an authoritarian regime. Such propaganda is commonly believed to be political, praising military figures and openly legitimizing state repression. However, Brazil?s military dictatorship (1964?1985) launched seemingly apolitical official... more...

  • The Wicked Good Bookby Stephen Gleasner; Patrick Corrigan

    Down East Books 2012; US$ 23.99

    Intergalactic travelers had their Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy . Evolutionists had Darwin's The Origin of Species . And now Mainers can have their very own manual for the good life in Maine. Styled around the Dangerous Book for Boys , The Wicked Good Book is a pithy, nostalgic, practical, and irreverent guide to getting the most... more...

  • Parmanaby Anna Curtenius Roosevelt

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Parmana: Prehistoric Maize and Manioc Subsistence along the Amazon and Orinoco argues for a reinterpretation of prehistoric subsistence in the Greater Amazonian region of South America. Based on the preliminary results of an archaeological fieldwork in Parmana of the Orinoco basin, Venezuela, the book re-evaluates some of the assumptions made by anthropologists... more...

  • The Confederadosby Cyrus B. Dawsey; Michael B Montgomery; Wayne Flynt; Michael L. Conniff; James M. Dawsey; John Dawson; Cecil Ataide Melo; Elizabeth Weisbrod; Eugene C. Harter; James M. Gravois; Laura Jarnagin; William C. Griggs

    University of Alabama Press 1998; US$ 24.95

    This collection of essays--which also includes a previously unpublished narrative by an original settler-- examines the fascinating experiences of southern Confederate exiles in Brazil and their continuing legacy. During the late 1860s Southerners dissatisfied with the outcome of the Civil War and fearful of the extent of Union reprisals migrated... more...

  • The Last Days of Big Grassy Forkby Hunter James

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    The Last Days of Big Grassy Fork recounts newspaperman Hunter James's attempts to save his 100-year-old family farm and homestead from extinction. Wise, irreverent, pugnacious, and often hilarious, James fights back against the galloping urbanization of his beloved North Carolina piedmont. Interweaving current affairs and family history, James... more...