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The Faces of Poverty in North Carolina

The Faces of Poverty in North Carolina

Stories from Our Invisible Citizens

Gene R. Nichol

Saving the Wild South

Saving the Wild South

The Fight for Native Plants on the Brink of Extinction

Georgann Eubanks

Edible Wild Plants of the Carolinas

Edible Wild Plants of the Carolinas

A Forager’s Companion

Lytton John Musselman, Peter W. Schafran

A Nation of Descendants

A Nation of Descendants

Politics and the Practice of Genealogy in U.S. History

Francesca Morgan

The Generals' Civil War

The Generals' Civil War

What Their Memoirs Can Teach Us Today

Stephen Cushman

Springer Mountain

Springer Mountain

Meditations on Killing and Eating

Wyatt Williams

Meatpacking America

Meatpacking America

How Migration, Work, and Faith Unite and Divide the Heartland

Kristy Nabhan-Warren

The Record of Murders and Outrages

The Record of Murders and Outrages

Racial Violence and the Fight over Truth at the Dawn of Reconstruction

William A. Blair

Otto Wood, the Bandit

Otto Wood, the Bandit

The Freighthopping Thief, Bootlegger, and Convicted Murderer behind the Appalachian Ballads

Trevor McKenzie, David Holt

The New Southern Garden Cookbook

The New Southern Garden Cookbook

Enjoying the Best from Homegrown Gardens, Farmers' Markets, Roadside Stands, and CSA Farm Boxes

Sheri Castle

Colors of Confinement

Colors of Confinement

Rare Kodachrome Photographs of Japanese American Incarceration in World War II

Eric L. Muller

The Last Battleground

The Last Battleground

The Civil War Comes to North Carolina

Philip Gerard

The Month of Their Ripening

The Month of Their Ripening

North Carolina Heritage Foods through the Year

Georgann Eubanks

Wayfaring Strangers

Wayfaring Strangers

The Musical Voyage from Scotland and Ulster to Appalachia

Fiona Ritchie, Doug Orr, Dolly Parton

Meade at Gettysburg

Meade at Gettysburg

A Study in Command

Kent Masterson Brown, Esq.

Defending the Arctic Refuge

Defending the Arctic Refuge

A Photographer, an Indigenous Nation, and a Fight for Environmental Justice

Finis Dunaway

Thirteen Clocks

Thirteen Clocks

How Race United the Colonies and Made the Declaration of Independence

Robert G. Parkinson

Good Walks

Good Walks

Rediscovering the Soul of Golf at Eighteen of the Carolinas' Best Courses

Lee Pace

Black Smoke

Black Smoke

African Americans and the United States of Barbecue

Adrian Miller

No Common Ground

No Common Ground

Confederate Monuments and the Ongoing Fight for Racial Justice

Karen L. Cox

White Evangelical Racism

White Evangelical Racism

The Politics of Morality in America

Anthea Butler

The Outer Banks Gazetteer

The Outer Banks Gazetteer

The History of Place Names from Carova to Emerald Isle

Roger L. Payne

Pollinator Gardening for the South

Pollinator Gardening for the South

Creating Sustainable Habitats

Danesha Seth Carley, Anne M. Spafford

Color-Rich Gardening for the South

Color-Rich Gardening for the South

A Guide for All Seasons

Roxann Ward

Radical Sacrifice

Radical Sacrifice

The Rise and Ruin of Fitz John Porter

William Marvel

Rice

Rice

a Savor the South cookbook

Michael W. Twitty

The Strange Genius of Mr. O

The Strange Genius of Mr. O

The World of the United States' First Forgotten Celebrity

Carolyn Eastman

Attracting Birds in the Carolinas

Attracting Birds in the Carolinas

Creating Bird-Friendly Habitats from the Mountains to the Coast

James F. Parnell, William C. Alexander, Frances B. Parnell

Chronicling Stankonia

Chronicling Stankonia

The Rise of the Hip-Hop South

Regina Bradley

Writing Kit Carson

Writing Kit Carson

Fallen Heroes in a Changing West

Susan Lee Johnson

Unceasing Militant

Unceasing Militant

The Life of Mary Church Terrell

Alison M. Parker

Diners, Dudes, and Diets

Diners, Dudes, and Diets

How Gender and Power Collide in Food Media and Culture

Emily J. H. Contois

Jumping the Broom

Jumping the Broom

The Surprising Multicultural Origins of a Black Wedding Ritual

Tyler D. Parry

Whose Blues?

Whose Blues?

Facing Up to Race and the Future of the Music

Adam Gussow

Step It Up and Go

Step It Up and Go

The Story of North Carolina Popular Music, from Blind Boy Fuller and Doc Watson to Nina Simone and Superchunk

David Menconi

Storming Vicksburg

Storming Vicksburg

Grant, Pemberton, and the Battles of May 19-22, 1863

Earl J. Hess

Lula and His Politics of Cunning

Lula and His Politics of Cunning

From Metalworker to President of Brazil

John D. French

Feminism for the Americas

Feminism for the Americas

The Making of an International Human Rights Movement

Katherine M. Marino

Illusions of Emancipation

Illusions of Emancipation

The Pursuit of Freedom and Equality in the Twilight of Slavery

Joseph P. Reidy

Fighting for Atlanta

Fighting for Atlanta

Tactics, Terrain, and Trenches in the Civil War

Earl J. Hess

Religious Freedom

Religious Freedom

The Contested History of an American Ideal

Tisa Wenger

The Battle of Peach Tree Creek

The Battle of Peach Tree Creek

Hood's First Effort to Save Atlanta

Earl J. Hess

American Honor

American Honor

The Creation of the Nation's Ideals during the Revolutionary Era

Craig Bruce Smith

Tabernacles of Clay

Tabernacles of Clay

Sexuality and Gender in Modern Mormonism

Taylor G. Petrey

Jamaica Ladies

Jamaica Ladies

Female Slaveholders and the Creation of Britain's Atlantic Empire

Christine Walker

Co-conspirator for Justice

Co-conspirator for Justice

The Revolutionary Life of Dr. Alan Berkman

Susan M. Reverby

Visions in a Seer Stone

Visions in a Seer Stone

Joseph Smith and the Making of the Book of Mormon

William L. Davis

Mining Language

Mining Language

Racial Thinking, Indigenous Knowledge, and Colonial Metallurgy in the Early Modern Iberian World

Allison Margaret Bigelow

From Here to Equality

From Here to Equality

Reparations for Black Americans in the Twenty-First Century

William A. Darity Jr., A. Kirsten Mullen

Thirty Great North Carolina Science Adventures

Thirty Great North Carolina Science Adventures

From Underground Wonderlands to Islands in the Sky and Everything in Between

April C. Smith, Sarah J. Carrier

An Environmental History of the Civil War

An Environmental History of the Civil War

Judkin Browning, Timothy Silver

UNC A to Z

UNC A to Z

What Every Tar Heel Needs to Know about the First State University

Nicholas Graham, Cecelia Moore

Soul Liberty

Soul Liberty

The Evolution of Black Religious Politics in Postemancipation Virginia

Nicole Myers Turner

Great Day Hikes on North Carolina's Mountains-to-Sea Trail

Great Day Hikes on North Carolina's Mountains-to-Sea Trail

Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail, Jim Grode

Coaching for the Love of the Game

Coaching for the Love of the Game

A Practical Guide for Working with Young Athletes

Jennifer L. Etnier

Road Through Midnight

Road Through Midnight

A Civil Rights Memorial

Jessica Ingram

Veil and Vow

Veil and Vow

Marriage Matters in Contemporary African American Culture

Aneeka Ayanna Henderson

All the Agents and Saints, Paperback Edition

All the Agents and Saints, Paperback Edition

Dispatches from the U.S. Borderlands

Stephanie Elizondo Griest

Southern Snow

Southern Snow

The New Guide to Winter Sports from Maryland to the Southern Appalachians

Randy Johnson

Race for Profit

Race for Profit

How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Tar Heel Lightnin'

Tar Heel Lightnin'

How Secret Stills and Fast Cars Made North Carolina the Moonshine Capital of the World

Daniel S. Pierce

A South You Never Ate

A South You Never Ate

Savoring Flavors and Stories from the Eastern Shore of Virginia

Bernard L. Herman

Searching for Black Confederates

Searching for Black Confederates

The Civil War’s Most Persistent Myth

Kevin M. Levin

Kiln to Kitchen

Kiln to Kitchen

Favorite Recipes from Beloved North Carolina Potters

Jean Anderson

The Historian's Eye

The Historian's Eye

Photography, History, and the American Present

Matthew Frye Jacobson

North Carolina Lighthouses

North Carolina Lighthouses

The Stories Behind the Beacons from Cape Fear to Currituck Beach

Cheryl Shelton-Roberts, Bruce Roberts

Blue Muse

Blue Muse

Timothy Duffy's Southern Photographs

Timothy Duffy, Russell Lord, William Ferris

Civil War Places

Civil War Places

Seeing the Conflict through the Eyes of Its Leading Historians

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

Bruce Moffett Cooks

Bruce Moffett Cooks

A New England Chef in a New South Kitchen

Bruce Moffett

Where We Find Ourselves

Where We Find Ourselves

The Photographs of Hugh Mangum, 1897–1922

Margaret Sartor, Alex Harris, Deborah Willis, Michael Lesy

City of a Million Dreams

City of a Million Dreams

A History of New Orleans at Year 300

Jason Berry

River of Death--The Chickamauga Campaign

River of Death--The Chickamauga Campaign

Volume 1: The Fall of Chattanooga

William Glenn Robertson

The New Vegetarian South

The New Vegetarian South

105 Inspired Dishes for Everyone

Jennifer Brulé

Southern Snacks

Southern Snacks

77 Recipes for Small Bites with Big Flavors

Perre Coleman Magness

A Campaign of Giants--The Battle for Petersburg

A Campaign of Giants--The Battle for Petersburg

Volume 1: From the Crossing of the James to the Crater

A. Wilson Greene, Gary W. Gallagher

A Field Guide to Mushrooms of the Carolinas

A Field Guide to Mushrooms of the Carolinas

Alan E. Bessette, Arleen R. Bessette, Michael W. Hopping

Beyond Chrismukkah

Beyond Chrismukkah

The Christian-Jewish Interfaith Family in the United States

Samira K. Mehta