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Goat Castle

Goat Castle

A True Story of Murder, Race, and the Gothic South

Karen L. Cox

Hardcover

Now in paperback -- The haunting tale of a Mississippi murder that captivated America

$26.00

Game of Privilege

Game of Privilege

An African American History of Golf

Lane Demas

Hardcover

African Americans and golf, from caddies to Tiger Woods

$30.00

Color and Character

Color and Character

West Charlotte High and the American Struggle over Educational Equality

Pamela Grundy

Hardcover

The story of one community's experience with segregation, desegregation, and resegregation

$26.00

The Three Graces of Val-Kill

The Three Graces of Val-Kill

Eleanor Roosevelt, Marion Dickerman, and Nancy Cook in the Place They Made Their Own

Emily Herring Wilson

Hardcover

The untold story of a pivotal time and place in Eleanor Roosevelt’s life, and the friends who helped shape it

$25.00

Runaway

Runaway

Gregory Bateson, the Double Bind, and the Rise of Ecological Consciousness

Anthony Chaney

Hardcover

An intellectual odyssey from schizophrenia to climate crisis

$32.95

Religious Freedom

Religious Freedom

The Contested History of an American Ideal

Tisa Wenger

Hardcover

Now in paperback -- How a diverse array of Americans reinvented the freedom of religion

$34.95

The Battle of Peach Tree Creek

The Battle of Peach Tree Creek

Hood's First Effort to Save Atlanta

Earl J. Hess

Hardcover

Now in paperback -- The definitive tactical history of a key battle in the Atlanta campaign

$37.50

Lincoln's Autocrat

Lincoln's Autocrat

The Life of Edwin Stanton

William Marvel

Paperback

Rethinking Stanton and his place in American history

$25.00

Jack London

Jack London

A Writer's Fight for a Better America

Cecelia Tichi

Paperback

Jack London as political and social activist

$22.00

Ham

Ham

a Savor the South® cookbook

Damon Lee Fowler

Hardcover

Pork, salt, and Damon Lee

$20.00

The Farmhouse Chef

The Farmhouse Chef

Recipes and Stories from My Carolina Farm

Jamie DeMent

Hardcover

Cook fresh and flavorful through the North Carolina seasons--wherever you live

$35.00

The Social Life of Maps in America, 1750-1860

The Social Life of Maps in America, 1750-1860

Martin Brückner

Hardcover

The creation of American cartographic literacy

$49.95

Children of Uncertain Fortune

Children of Uncertain Fortune

Mixed-Race Jamaicans in Britain and the Atlantic Family, 1733-1833

Daniel Livesay

Hardcover

How mixed-race relatives became strangers

$45.00

A Different Shade of Justice

A Different Shade of Justice

Asian American Civil Rights in the South

Stephanie Hinnershitz

Hardcover

Now in paperback -- The southern struggle for rights beyond black and white

$39.95

The Promise of Patriarchy

The Promise of Patriarchy

Women and the Nation of Islam

Ula Yvette Taylor

Paperback

Putting women at the center of the Nation of Islam

$29.95

Religion as Critique

Religion as Critique

Islamic Critical Thinking from Mecca to the Marketplace

Irfan Ahmad

Paperback

Consequential critical thinking from within religious traditions

$29.95

Knocking on Labor’s Door

Knocking on Labor’s Door

Union Organizing in the 1970s and the Roots of a New Economic Divide

Lane Windham

Hardcover

Now in paperback --The unfulfilled working-class promise of a pivotal decade

$32.95

Black Firefighters and the FDNY

Black Firefighters and the FDNY

The Struggle for Jobs, Justice, and Equity in New York City

David Goldberg

Hardcover

Now in paperback -- A century of courage under fire

$39.95

Welcome to Fairyland

Welcome to Fairyland

Queer Miami before 1940

Julio Capó Jr.

Paperback

The historical roots of today's queer Miami

$29.95

Raising Government Children

Raising Government Children

A History of Foster Care and the American Welfare State

Catherine E. Rymph

Paperback

The roots of our troubled foster care system

$29.95

A Union Indivisible

A Union Indivisible

Secession and the Politics of Slavery in the Border South

Michael D. Robinson

Hardcover

A new political history of the secession crisis in the Border South

$34.95

The Stormy Present

The Stormy Present

Conservatism and the Problem of Slavery in Northern Politics, 1846–1865

Adam I. P. Smith

Hardcover

Now available in paperback -- A new history of conservatism in the Civil War North

$45.00

Funding Feminism

Funding Feminism

Monied Women, Philanthropy, and the Women’s Movement, 1870–1967

Joan Marie Johnson

Hardcover

Now available in paperback -- Female philanthropists, wealth, power, and elitism in the early American women’s movement

$39.95

Making Freedom

Making Freedom

The Underground Railroad and the Politics of Slavery

R. J. M. Blackett

Paperback

The work of self-emancipation

$20.00

Tales from the Haunted South

Tales from the Haunted South

Dark Tourism and Memories of Slavery from the Civil War Era

Tiya Miles

Paperback

A new look at how we choose to remember slavery and the Civil War

$20.00

Hard, Hard Religion

Hard, Hard Religion

Interracial Faith in the Poor South

John Hayes

Paperback

How faith crossed the color line among the poor

$27.95

Beyond the Crossroads

Beyond the Crossroads

The Devil and the Blues Tradition

Adam Gussow

Paperback

Getting beyond the clichés about Robert Johnson and the devil's music

$29.95

The Place of Stone

The Place of Stone

Dighton Rock and the Erasure of America's Indigenous Past

Douglas Hunter

Hardcover

Colonization and the many competing histories of an ancient artifact

$34.95

Claiming Turtle Mountain's Constitution

Claiming Turtle Mountain's Constitution

The History, Legacy, and Future of a Tribal Nation's Founding Documents

Keith Richotte Jr.

Paperback

How studying the “founding fathers” of one Indigenous nation explains tribal governance today

$32.95

Ambivalent Embrace

Ambivalent Embrace

Jewish Upward Mobility in Postwar America

Rachel Kranson

Paperback

Jewish authenticity in the land of plenty

$27.50

Raza Sí, Migra No

Raza Sí, Migra No

Chicano Movement Struggles for Immigrant Rights in San Diego

Jimmy Patiño

Paperback

The making of a movement defying the Border Patrol and deportation

$32.95

Radical Intellect

Radical Intellect

Liberator Magazine and Black Activism in the 1960s

Christopher M. Tinson

Paperback

The cutting edge of the African American left

$29.95

Cuban Revolution in America

Cuban Revolution in America

Havana and the Making of a United States Left, 1968-1992

Teishan A. Latner

Hardcover

Now available in paperback -- The Revolution on America's doorstep

$39.95

Technocrats and the Politics of Drought and Development in Twentieth-Century Brazil

Technocrats and the Politics of Drought and Development in Twentieth-Century Brazil

Eve E. Buckley

Paperback

Brazilian scientists and engineers forced to the front lines of social reform

$29.95

Old and Sick in America

Old and Sick in America

The Journey through the Health Care System

Muriel R. Gillick, M.D.

Paperback

Navigating the complexities of elder care in the United States

$29.95

The Virtues of Exit

The Virtues of Exit

On Resistance and Quitting Politics

Jennet Kirkpatrick

Paperback

Putting nonparticipation at the center of political protest

$24.95

Porous Borders

Porous Borders

Multiracial Migrations and the Law in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Julian Lim

Hardcover

Now available in paperback -- A social and legal history of immigration and race along the border

$32.50

They Should Stay There

They Should Stay There

The Story of Mexican Migration and Repatriation during the Great Depression

Fernando Saúl Alanís Enciso, Russ Davidson, Mark Overmyer-Velazquez

Paperback

Migration lessons from the 1930s

$29.95

Race and the Making of the Mormon People

Race and the Making of the Mormon People

Max Perry Mueller

Paperback

Competing Mormon visions of race

$32.50

A Communion of Shadows

A Communion of Shadows

Religion and Photography in Nineteenth-Century America

Rachel McBride Lindsey

Paperback

Vernacular photography and lived religion

$29.95

The Power and Politics of Art in Postrevolutionary Mexico

The Power and Politics of Art in Postrevolutionary Mexico

Stephanie J. Smith

Paperback

How politics mattered for artists and how art mattered for the state

$29.95

Medicalizing Blackness

Medicalizing Blackness

Making Racial Difference in the Atlantic World, 1780-1840

Rana A. Hogarth

Paperback

How being black became a medical condition

$27.95

New Voyages to Carolina

New Voyages to Carolina

Reinterpreting North Carolina History

Larry E. Tise, Jeffrey J. Crow

Paperback

Charting a new course for North Carolina history

$29.95

North Carolina beyond the Connected Age

North Carolina beyond the Connected Age

The Tar Heel State in 2050

Michael L. Walden

Paperback

Predicting the possibilities and challenges in the Old North State's future

$24.95

The F Street Mess

The F Street Mess

How Southern Senators Rewrote the Kansas-Nebraska Act

Alice Elizabeth Malavasic

Paperback

Senators who live together, conspire together

$29.95

This Grand Experiment

This Grand Experiment

When Women Entered the Federal Workforce in Civil War–Era Washington, D.C.

Jessica Ziparo

Hardcover

How women asserted themselves as workers in the nation’s capital

$39.95

Winning Our Freedoms Together

Winning Our Freedoms Together

African Americans and Apartheid, 1945–1960

Nicholas Grant

Paperback

The intertwined stories of anti-racist activism in South Africa and the United States

$32.95

Searching for Subversives

Searching for Subversives

The Story of Italian Internment in Wartime America

Mary Elizabeth Basile Chopas

Paperback

The first social profile of Italian civilian internees

$27.95

Jah Kingdom

Jah Kingdom

Rastafarians, Tanzania, and Pan-Africanism in the Age of Decolonization

Monique A. Bedasse

Paperback

How Rastafarians made the dream of repatriation to Africa a reality

$32.95

Archives of Dispossession

Archives of Dispossession

Recovering the Testimonios of Mexican American Herederas, 1848–1960

Karen R. Roybal

Paperback

Women’s testimonios and the foundation of Chicanx history and literature

$27.95

American Tropics

American Tropics

The Caribbean Roots of Biodiversity Science

Megan Raby

Paperback

How scientists discovered tropical biodiversity

$29.95

The Herds Shot Round the World

The Herds Shot Round the World

Native Breeds and the British Empire, 1800–1900

Rebecca J. H. Woods

Paperback

How British livestock conquered the world

$32.95

History Comes Alive

History Comes Alive

Public History and Popular Culture in the 1970s

M. J. Rymsza-Pawlowska

Paperback

A new feeling for history in the 1970s

$29.95

Consuming Japan

Consuming Japan

Popular Culture and the Globalizing of 1980s America

Andrew C. McKevitt

Paperback

A history of America’s fascination with--and fear of--Japanese consumer goods in the 1980s

$27.95

Virtus Romana

Virtus Romana

Politics and Morality in the Roman Historians

Catalina Balmaceda

Hardcover

How Roman historians constructed politics and society

$45.00

Common Sense and a Little Fire, Second Edition

Common Sense and a Little Fire, Second Edition

Women and Working-Class Politics in the United States, 1900-1965

Annelise Orleck

Paperback

The definitive history of women and the early labor movement

$32.95

The New York Intellectuals, Thirtieth Anniversary Edition

The New York Intellectuals, Thirtieth Anniversary Edition

The Rise and Decline of the Anti-Stalinist Left from the 1930s to the 1980s

Alan M. Wald

Paperback

The classic literary history is back

$34.95

Abortion after Roe

Abortion after Roe

Johanna Schoen

Paperback

The turbulent history of abortion in the past four decades

$27.95

Liberated Threads

Liberated Threads

Black Women, Style, and the Global Politics of Soul

Tanisha C. Ford

Paperback

The everyday act of dressing becomes a political act

$22.95

Cattle Colonialism

Cattle Colonialism

An Environmental History of the Conquest of California and Hawai'i

John Ryan Fischer

Paperback

The origins of the cattle market in the California and Hawai'i colonies

$27.95

Native American Whalemen and the World

Native American Whalemen and the World

Indigenous Encounters and the Contingency of Race

Nancy Shoemaker

Paperback

A groundbreaking look at Native American whalemen in New England

$27.95

Hotel Life

Hotel Life

The Story of a Place Where Anything Can Happen

Caroline Field Levander, Matthew Pratt Guterl

Paperback

Much more than just a place to lay our heads

$20.00

Southern Water, Southern Power

Southern Water, Southern Power

How the Politics of Cheap Energy and Water Scarcity Shaped a Region

Christopher J. Manganiello

Paperback

The water wars of the South

$27.95

Pirate Nests and the Rise of the British Empire, 1570-1740

Pirate Nests and the Rise of the British Empire, 1570-1740

Mark G. Hanna

Paperback

Pirates built the British Empire

$30.00

Selling Empire

Selling Empire

India in the Making of Britain and America, 1600-1830

Jonathan Eacott

Paperback

Consumer goods connected India, Britain, and America

$30.00

Adventurism and Empire

Adventurism and Empire

The Struggle for Mastery in the Louisiana-Florida Borderlands, 1762-1803

David Narrett

Paperback

Roving adventurists help steer the rise of American colonial power

$30.00

Redemption

Redemption

Carolina Basketball's 2016–2017 Journey from Heartbreak to History

Adam Lucas, Steve Kirschner, Matt Bowers, Roy Williams

Hardcover

$35.00

Dream of a House

Dream of a House

The Passions and Preoccupations of Reynolds Price

Alex Harris, Margaret Sartor

Hardcover

$40.00

Reynolda

Reynolda

Her Muses, Her Stories

David Park Curry, Martha R. Severens, Allison Perkins

Hardcover

$60.00

Twenty-Five Short Plays

Twenty-Five Short Plays

Selected Works from the University of North Carolina Long Story Shorts Festival, 2011–2015

Dana Coen

Paperback

$20.00

We Who Believe in Freedom

We Who Believe in Freedom

The Life and Times of Ella Baker

Lea E. Williams

Paperback

$17.00

A Time to Serve

A Time to Serve

Bertie County during World War I

Gerald W. Thomas

Paperback

$15.00

Grand Illusions

Grand Illusions

Historic Decorative Interior Painting in North Carolina

Laura A. W. Phillips

Hardcover

$40.00

This Day in North Carolina History

This Day in North Carolina History

Ansley Herring Wegner, Jeff Miles

Paperback

$35.00

Mujeres en tránsito

Mujeres en tránsito

Viaje, identidad y escritura en Sudamérica (1830-1910)

Vanesa Miseres

Paperback

$65.00

Fashioned Texts and Painted Books

Fashioned Texts and Painted Books

Nineteenth-Century French Fan Poetry

Erin E. Edgington

Paperback

$65.00