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Anetso, the Cherokee Ball GameAt the Center of Ceremony and Identity

Anetso, the Cherokee Ball Game: At the Center of Ceremony and Identity

Michael J. Zogry

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833605
eISBN:
9781469603940
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898208_zogry
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Anetso, a centuries-old Cherokee ball game still played today, is a vigorous, sometimes violent activity that rewards speed, strength, and agility. At the same time, it is the focus of several linked ... More

Bad GirlsYoung Women, Sex, and Rebellion before the Sixties

Bad Girls: Young Women, Sex, and Rebellion before the Sixties

Amanda H. Littauer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623788
eISBN:
9781469625195
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623788.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This book looks at mid-century American sex and culture. It traces the origins of the “sexual revolution” of the 1960s. The book argues that sexual liberation was much more than a reaction to 1950s ... More

Bohemian SouthCreating Countercultures, from Poe to Punk

Bohemian South: Creating Countercultures, from Poe to Punk

Shawn Chandler Bingham and Lindsey A. Freeman (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631677
eISBN:
9781469631691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631677.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

From the southern influence on nineteenth-century New York to the musical legacy of late-twentieth-century Athens, Georgia, to the cutting-edge cuisines of twenty-first-century Asheville, North ... More

Break Beats in the BronxRediscovering Hip-Hop's Early Years

Break Beats in the Bronx: Rediscovering Hip-Hop's Early Years

Joseph C., Jr. Ewoodzie

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632759
eISBN:
9781469632773
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632759.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The origin story of hip-hop—one that involves Kool Herc DJing a house party on Sedgwick Avenue in the Bronx—has become received wisdom. But Joseph C. Ewoodzie Jr. argues that the full story remains ... More

C. Wright Mills and the Cuban RevolutionAn Exercise in the Art of Sociological Imagination

C. Wright Mills and the Cuban Revolution: An Exercise in the Art of Sociological Imagination

A. Javier Treviño

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469633107
eISBN:
9781469633121
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633107.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In C. Wright Mills and the Cuban Revolution, A. Javier Treviño reconsiders the opinions, perspectives, and insights of the Cubans that sociologist C. Wright Mills interviewed during his visit to the ... More

Capital IntentionsFemale Proprietors in San Francisco, 1850-1920

Capital Intentions: Female Proprietors in San Francisco, 1850-1920

Edith Sparks

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830611
eISBN:
9781469602479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807868201_sparks
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Late nineteenth-century San Francisco was an ethnically diverse but male-dominated society bustling from a rowdy gold rush, earthquakes, and explosive economic growth. Within this booming ... More

Choosing the Jesus WayAmerican Indian Pentecostals and the Fight for the Indigenous Principle

Choosing the Jesus Way: American Indian Pentecostals and the Fight for the Indigenous Principle

Angela Tarango

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469612928
eISBN:
9781469614465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469612928.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This book uncovers the history and religious experiences of the first American Indian converts to Pentecostalism. Focusing on the Assemblies of God denomination, the story begins in 1918, when white ... More

Colonial EntanglementConstituting a Twenty-First-Century Osage Nation

Colonial Entanglement: Constituting a Twenty-First-Century Osage Nation

Jean Dennison

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835807
eISBN:
9781469601557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837443_dennison
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

From 2004 to 2006 the Osage Nation conducted a contentious governmental reform process in which sharply differing visions arose over the new government's goals, the Nation's own history, and what it ... More

The Color of the LandRace, Nation, and the Politics of Landownership in Oklahoma, 1832-1929

The Color of the Land: Race, Nation, and the Politics of Landownership in Oklahoma, 1832-1929

David A. Chang

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833650
eISBN:
9781469604398
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895764_chang
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This book brings the histories of Creek Indians, African Americans, and whites in Oklahoma together into one story that explores the way races and nations were made and remade in conflicts over who ... More

Conceiving the FuturePronatalism, Reproduction, and the Family in the United States, 1890-1938

Conceiving the Future: Pronatalism, Reproduction, and the Family in the United States, 1890-1938

Laura L. Lovett

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831076
eISBN:
9781469604725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807868102_lovett
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Through nostalgic idealizations of motherhood, family, and the home, influential leaders in early twentieth-century America constructed and legitimated a range of reforms that promoted human ... More

Framing Chief LeschiNarratives and the Politics of Historical Justice

Framing Chief Leschi: Narratives and the Politics of Historical Justice

Lisa Blee

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469612843
eISBN:
9781469614472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469612843.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

In 1855 in the South Puget Sound, war broke out between Washington settlers and Nisqually Indians. A party of militiamen traveling through Nisqually country was ambushed, and two men were shot from ... More

From Chicaza to ChickasawThe European Invasion and the Transformation of the Mississippian World, 1540-1715

From Chicaza to Chickasaw: The European Invasion and the Transformation of the Mississippian World, 1540-1715

Robbie Ethridge

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834350
eISBN:
9781469603742
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899335_ethridge
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This sweeping regional history traces the metamorphosis of the Native South from first contact in 1540 to the dawn of the eighteenth century, when indigenous people no longer lived in a purely Indian ... More

Good Guys with GunsThe Appeal and Consequences of Concealed Carry

Good Guys with Guns: The Appeal and Consequences of Concealed Carry

Angela Stroud

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627892
eISBN:
9781469627915
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627892.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Although the rate of gun ownership in U.S. households has declined from an estimated 50 percent in 1970 to approximately 32 percent today, Americans' propensity for carrying concealed firearms has ... More

Hearts Beating for LibertyWomen Abolitionists in the Old Northwest

Hearts Beating for Liberty: Women Abolitionists in the Old Northwest

Stacey M. Robertson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834084
eISBN:
9781469606330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899489_robertson
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Challenging traditional histories of abolition, this book shifts the focus away from the East to show how the women of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, and Wisconsin helped build a vibrant ... More

Jane Grey SwisshelmAn Unconventional Life, 1815-1884

Jane Grey Swisshelm: An Unconventional Life, 1815-1884

Sylvia D. Hoffert

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807828816
eISBN:
9781469603612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807875889_hoffert
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Nineteenth-century newspaper editor Jane Grey Swisshelm (1815–1884) was an unconventionally ambitious woman. While she struggled in private to be a dutiful daughter, wife, and mother, she publicly ... More

The Land Has MemoryIndigenous Knowledge, Native Landscapes, and the National Museum of the American Indian

The Land Has Memory: Indigenous Knowledge, Native Landscapes, and the National Museum of the American Indian

Duane Blue Spruce and Tanya Thrasher (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832646
eISBN:
9781469606019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889787_blue_spruce
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

In the heart of Washington, D.C., a centuries-old landscape has come alive in the twenty-first century through a re-creation of the natural environment as the region's original peoples might have ... More

Lives in ObjectsNative Americans, British Colonists, and Cultures of Labor and Exchange in the Southeast

Lives in Objects: Native Americans, British Colonists, and Cultures of Labor and Exchange in the Southeast

Jessica Yirush Stern

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631486
eISBN:
9781469631509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631486.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The Lives in Objects presents a thoroughly researched and engaging study of the deerskin trade in the colonial Southeast, which is equally attentive to British American and Southeastern Indian ... More

Living with History / Making Social Change

Living with History / Making Social Change

Gerda Lerner

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832936
eISBN:
9781469605920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887868_lerner
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This book is in an autobiographical framework that spans the period from 1963 to the present. It encompasses theoretical writing and organizational work in transforming the history profession and in ... More

Memories of ConquestBecoming Mexicano in Colonial Guatemala

Memories of Conquest: Becoming Mexicano in Colonial Guatemala

Laura E. Matthew

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835371
eISBN:
9781469601793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882580_matthew
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Indigenous allies helped the Spanish gain a foothold in the Americas. What did these Indian conquistadors expect from the partnership, and what were the implications of their involvement in Spain's ... More

Mobilizing Bolivia's DisplacedIndigenous Politics and the Struggle over Land

Mobilizing Bolivia's Displaced: Indigenous Politics and the Struggle over Land

Nicole Fabricant

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807837139
eISBN:
9781469601458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837511_fabricant
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The election of Evo Morales as Bolivia's president in 2005 made him his nation's first indigenous head of state, a watershed victory for social activists and Native peoples. El Movimiento Sin Tierra ... More

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