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- Indiana Historical Society Press 2014; US$ 7.50
When fourteen-year-old Cody Carter?s grandfather gives him a box of dusty leather journals written by their Carter ancestors, even the history-loving Cody could not have predicted the adventure he was about to take. Journal by journal, Cody is physically transported back in time to experience the lives of Carters on the frontier in North Carolina,... more...
- Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 70.00
This book reconstructs the world of eighteenth-century Amazonia to argue that indigenous mobility did not undermine settlement or community. In doing so, it revises longstanding views of native Amazonians as perpetual wanderers, lacking attachment to place and likely to flee at the slightest provocation. Instead, native Amazonians used traditional... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 35.00
During the summer of 1963 civil rights movements were taking place all over the South. In Northeastern North Carolina the struggle for freedom focused on Williamston, a small agricultural based town. The town's legacy of voting rights advocacy and a history of violence caught the attention of Martin Luther King, Jr., and his Southern Christian... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2006; US$ 35.00
Oral history and memoirs preserve much more than a single event. They record information about a time and a particular way of life. Buying a loaf of bread for a dime and a 25-pound bag of flour for a dollar, walking 9 ½ miles in 5 hours, watching the Cove Creek gym (and several school buses) go up in flames--these are just a few of the tales related... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
"Through artistic imaginaries, media productions, social practices and spatial mappings, this book offers an insightful and original contribution to the understanding of Rio de Janeiro, one of the highly contested urban terrains in the world. Offering a rich diversity of examples extracted from lived experience, iconographic materials, and narratives,... more...
- Globe Pequot Press 2012; US$ 12.99
Rediscover the simple pleasures of a day trip with Day Trips The Carolinas. This guide is packed with hundreds of exciting things for locals and vacationers to do, see, and discover within a two-hour drive to and from many top destiations in North Carolina and South Carolina. With full trip-planning information, Day Trips The Carolinas helps... more...
- Insider's Guide 2012; US$ 17.99
Insiders' Guide to North Carolina's Outer Banks is the essential source for in-depth travel and relocation information. Written by a local (and true insider), it offers a personal and practical perspective of this beautiful coastal land and its surrounding environs. Published annually, this guide is fully revised and updated and features a new... more...
- Globe Pequot Press 2009; US$ 13.99
A fascinating collection of thirty compelling stories about events that shaped the Tar Heel State, It Happened in North Carolina describes everything from one of the first incidences of American resistance against British rule to a courageous milestone in the civil rights movement. more...
- Globe Pequot Press 2012; US$ 13.99
Written by a parent, this opinionated, personal, and easy-to-use guide has hundreds of ideas to keep the kids entertained for an hour, a day, or a weekend! Fun with the Family North Carolina leads the way to historical attractions, children's museums, wildlife habitats, festivals, parks, and much more. Geared towards parents with children between... more...
- 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...