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Aberration of Mind

Aberration of Mind

Suicide and Suffering in the Civil War–Era South

Diane Miller Sommerville

All Things Harmless, Useful, and Ornamental

All Things Harmless, Useful, and Ornamental

Environmental Transformation through Species Acclimatization, from Colonial Australia to the World

Pete Minard

Allegories of Encounter

Allegories of Encounter

Colonial Literacy and Indian Captivities

Andrew Newman

An Anthropology of Marxism

An Anthropology of Marxism

Cedric J. Robinson, H. L. T. Quan, Avery F. Gordon

Armageddon Insurance

Armageddon Insurance

Civil Defense in the United States and Soviet Union, 1945–1991

Edward M. Geist

The Best of Enemies, Movie Edition

The Best of Enemies, Movie Edition

Race and Redemption in the New South

Osha Gray Davidson

Biomedicalization and the Practice of Culture

Biomedicalization and the Practice of Culture

Globalization and Type 2 Diabetes in the United States and Japan

Mari Armstrong-Hough

Black Food Geographies

Black Food Geographies

Race, Self-Reliance, and Food Access in Washington, D.C.

Ashanté M. Reese

Black. Queer. Southern. Women.

Black. Queer. Southern. Women.

An Oral History

E. Patrick Johnson

Caging Borders and Carceral States

Caging Borders and Carceral States

Incarcerations, Immigration Detentions, and Resistance

Robert T. Chase

Capturing the South

Capturing the South

Imagining America's Most Documented Region

Scott L. Matthews

Circa 1903

Circa 1903

North Carolina's Outer Banks at the Dawn of Flight

Larry E. Tise

City of a Million Dreams

City of a Million Dreams

A History of New Orleans at Year 300

Jason Berry

Civil War Places

Civil War Places

Seeing the Conflict through the Eyes of Its Leading Historians

Gary W. Gallagher, J. Matthew Gallman, Will Gallagher

Conquered

Conquered

Why the Army of Tennessee Failed

Larry J. Daniel

Crafting an Indigenous Nation

Crafting an Indigenous Nation

Kiowa Expressive Culture in the Progressive Era

Jenny Tone-Pah-Hote

Department Stores and the Black Freedom Movement

Department Stores and the Black Freedom Movement

Workers, Consumers, and Civil Rights from the 1930s to the 1980s

Traci Parker

Embattled Freedom

Embattled Freedom

Journeys through the Civil War’s Slave Refugee Camps

Amy Murrell Taylor

Every Nation Has Its Dish

Every Nation Has Its Dish

Black Bodies and Black Food in Twentieth-Century America

Jennifer Jensen Wallach

The Faces of Poverty in North Carolina

The Faces of Poverty in North Carolina

Stories from Our Invisible Citizens

Gene R. Nichol

Father Luis Olivares, a Biography

Father Luis Olivares, a Biography

Faith Politics and the Origins of the Sanctuary Movement in Los Angeles

Mario T. García

Feminism for the Americas

Feminism for the Americas

The Making of an International Human Rights Movement

Katherine M. Marino

Fighting for Atlanta

Fighting for Atlanta

Tactics, Terrain, and Trenches in the Civil War

Earl J. Hess

Finding God through Yoga

Finding God through Yoga

Paramahansa Yogananda and Modern American Religion in a Global Age

David J. Neumann

France and the American Civil War

France and the American Civil War

A Diplomatic History

Stève Sainlaude, Jessica Edwards, Don H. Doyle

Freedom Farmers

Freedom Farmers

Agricultural Resistance and the Black Freedom Movement

Monica M. White, LaDonna Redmond

From Asylum to Prison

From Asylum to Prison

Deinstitutionalization and the Rise of Mass Incarceration after 1945

Anne E. Parsons

Frontiers of Science

Frontiers of Science

Imperialism and Natural Knowledge in the Gulf South Borderlands, 1500-1850

Cameron B. Strang

Gender and Jim Crow, Second Edition

Gender and Jim Crow, Second Edition

Women and the Politics of White Supremacy in North Carolina, 1896-1920

Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore

God with Us

God with Us

Lived Theology and the Freedom Struggle in Americus, Georgia, 1942–1976

Ansley L. Quiros

Gone Home

Gone Home

Race and Roots through Appalachia

Karida L. Brown

The Historian's Eye

The Historian's Eye

Photography, History, and the American Present

Matthew Frye Jacobson

Hurtin' Words

Hurtin' Words

Debating Family Problems in the Twentieth-Century South

Ted Ownby

Illusions of Emancipation

Illusions of Emancipation

The Pursuit of Freedom and Equality in the Twilight of Slavery

Joseph P. Reidy

Indians on the Move

Indians on the Move

Native American Mobility and Urbanization in the Twentieth Century

Douglas K. Miller

Indigenous Cosmolectics

Indigenous Cosmolectics

Kab'awil and the Making of Maya and Zapotec Literatures

Gloria Elizabeth Chacón

Integration Now

Integration Now

Alexander v. Holmes and the End of Jim Crow Education

William P. Hustwit

The Invention of the Favela

The Invention of the Favela

Licia do Prado Valladares, Robert N. Anderson

Jim Crow Capital

Jim Crow Capital

Women and Black Freedom Struggles in Washington, D.C., 1920–1945

Mary-Elizabeth B. Murphy

The Last Battleground

The Last Battleground

The Civil War Comes to North Carolina

Philip Gerard

The Lesbian South

The Lesbian South

Southern Feminists, the Women in Print Movement, and the Queer Literary Canon

Jaime Harker

Let Us Make Men

Let Us Make Men

The Twentieth-Century Black Press and a Manly Vision for Racial Advancement

D'Weston Haywood

Lethal State

Lethal State

A History of the Death Penalty in North Carolina

Seth Kotch

Liberalism Is Not Enough

Liberalism Is Not Enough

Race and Poverty in Postwar Political Thought

Robin Marie Averbeck

Literary Indians

Literary Indians

Aesthetics and Encounter in American Literature to 1920

Angela Calcaterra

The Lumbee Indians

The Lumbee Indians

An American Struggle

Malinda Maynor Lowery

Making Machu Picchu

Making Machu Picchu

The Politics of Tourism in Twentieth-Century Peru

Mark Rice

Mapping Diaspora

Mapping Diaspora

African American Roots Tourism in Brazil

Patricia de Santana Pinho

The Men and the Moment

The Men and the Moment

The Election of 1968 and the Rise of Partisan Politics in America

Aram Goudsouzian

The Mexican Press and Civil Society, 1940–1976

The Mexican Press and Civil Society, 1940–1976

Stories from the Newsroom, Stories from the Street

Benjamin T. Smith

The Mismeasure of Minds

The Mismeasure of Minds

Debating Race and Intelligence between Brown and The Bell Curve

Michael E. Staub

Monumental Mobility

Monumental Mobility

The Memory Work of Massasoit

Lisa Blee, Jean M. O'Brien

New World Cities

New World Cities

Challenges of Urbanization and Globalization in the Americas

John Tutino, Martin V. Melosi

North Carolina's Revolutionary Founders

North Carolina's Revolutionary Founders

Jeff Broadwater, Troy L. Kickler

The Occupation of Havana

The Occupation of Havana

War, Trade, and Slavery in the Atlantic World

Elena A. Schneider

Occupied Territory

Occupied Territory

Policing Black Chicago from Red Summer to Black Power

Simon Balto

On Freedom and the Will to Adorn

On Freedom and the Will to Adorn

The Art of the African American Essay

Cheryl A. Wall

The People of the River

The People of the River

Nature and Identity in Black Amazonia, 1835–1945

Oscar de la Torre

Policing Los Angeles

Policing Los Angeles

Race, Resistance, and the Rise of the LAPD

Max Felker-Kantor

A Political Education

A Political Education

Black Politics and Education Reform in Chicago since the 1960s

Elizabeth Todd-Breland

Poll Power

Poll Power

The Voter Education Project and the Movement for the Ballot in the American South

Evan Faulkenbury

Prieto

Prieto

Yorùbá Kingship in Colonial Cuba during the Age of Revolutions

Henry B. Lovejoy

Private Confederacies

Private Confederacies

The Emotional Worlds of Southern Men as Citizens and Soldiers

James J. Broomall

Radio Free Dixie, Second Edition

Radio Free Dixie, Second Edition

Robert F. Williams and the Roots of Black Power

Timothy B. Tyson

Raising the White Flag

Raising the White Flag

How Surrender Defined the American Civil War

David Silkenat

Rice in the Time of Sugar

Rice in the Time of Sugar

The Political Economy of Food in Cuba

Louis A. Pérez Jr.

The Rise and Fall of the Branchhead Boys

The Rise and Fall of the Branchhead Boys

North Carolina’s Scott Family and the Era of Progressive Politics

Rob Christensen

River of Death--The Chickamauga Campaign

River of Death--The Chickamauga Campaign

Volume 1: The Fall of Chattanooga

William Glenn Robertson

A Saint of Our Own

A Saint of Our Own

How the Quest for a Holy Hero Helped Catholics Become American

Kathleen Sprows Cummings

Semi Queer

Semi Queer

Inside the World of Gay, Trans, and Black Truck Drivers

Anne Balay

Shelter in a Time of Storm

Shelter in a Time of Storm

How Black Colleges Fostered Generations of Leadership and Activism

Jelani M. Favors

Slave No More

Slave No More

Self-Liberation before Abolitionism in the Americas

Aline Helg, Lara Vergnaud

The Smugglers' World

The Smugglers' World

Illicit Trade and Atlantic Communities in Eighteenth-Century Venezuela

Jesse Cromwell

Sovereign Entrepreneurs

Sovereign Entrepreneurs

Cherokee Small-Business Owners and the Making of Economic Sovereignty

Courtney Lewis

Stone Free

Stone Free

Jimi Hendrix in London, September 1966–June 1967

Jas Obrecht

This War Ain't Over

This War Ain't Over

Fighting the Civil War in New Deal America

Nina Silber

A Thousand Thirsty Beaches

A Thousand Thirsty Beaches

Smuggling Alcohol from Cuba to the South during Prohibition

Lisa Lindquist Dorr

Transforming the Elite

Transforming the Elite

Black Students and the Desegregation of Private Schools

Michelle A. Purdy

Troubled Memory, Second Edition

Troubled Memory, Second Edition

Anne Levy, the Holocaust, and David Duke's Louisiana

Lawrence N. Powell

Virginia 1619

Virginia 1619

Slavery and Freedom in the Making of English America

Paul Musselwhite, Peter C. Mancall, James Horn

The War for the Common Soldier

The War for the Common Soldier

How Men Thought, Fought, and Survived in Civil War Armies

Peter S. Carmichael

War Matters

War Matters

Material Culture in the Civil War Era

Joan E. Cashin

The Wild and the Toxic

The Wild and the Toxic

American Environmentalism and the Politics of Health

Jennifer Thomson

Working in Hollywood

Working in Hollywood

How the Studio System Turned Creativity into Labor

Ronny Regev