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Puerto Rican Nation on the Move: Identities on the Island and in the United States

by Jorge Duany The University of North Carolina Press
Pub Date:
09/2002
ISBN:
9780807853726
Format:
Pb+ 368 pages

Puerto Ricans maintain a vibrant identity that bridges two very different places--the island of Puerto Rico and the U.S. mainland....

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Telling Histories: Black Women Historians in the Ivory Tower

by Deborah Gray White The University of North Carolina Press
Pub Date:
05/2008
ISBN:
9780807832011
Format:
Hbk 304 pages

The field of black women's history gained recognition as a legitimate field of study late in the twentieth century. Collecting...

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Out in Public: Configurations of Women's Bodies in Nineteenth-Century America

by Alison Piepmeier The University of North Carolina Press
Pub Date:
11/2004
ISBN:
9780807855690
Format:
Pb+ 296 pages

Images of the corseted, domestic, white middle-class female and the black woman as slave mammy or jezebel loom large in studies...

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Self-Exposure: Human-Interest Journalism and the Emergence of Celebrity in America, 1890-1940

by Charles L. Ponce de Leon The University of North Carolina Press
Pub Date:
09/2002
ISBN:
9780807854037
Format:
Pb+ 348 pages

Few features of contemporary American culture are as widely lamented as the public's obsession with celebrity--and the trivializing...

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Race, Poverty, and American Cities

by John Charles Boger The University of North Carolina Press
Pub Date:
09/1996
ISBN:
9780807845783
Format:
Pb+ 614 pages

Precise connections between race, poverty, and the condition of America's cities are drawn in this collection of seventeen essays....

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Representing Women: Sex, Gender, and Legislative Behavior in Arizona and California

by Beth Reingold The University of North Carolina Press
Pub Date:
04/2000
ISBN:
9780807848500
Format:
Pb+ 352 pages

Women in public office are often assumed to 'make a difference' for women, as womenin other words, to represent their female constituents...

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Race and the Shaping of Twentieth-Century Atlanta 2ed

by Ronald H. Bayor The University of North Carolina Press
Pub Date:
08/2000
ISBN:
9780807848982
Format:
Pb+ 350 pages

Atlanta is often cited as a prime example of a progressive New South metropolis in which blacks and whites have forged 'a city...

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Mother Worship: Theme and Variations

by James J. Preston The University of North Carolina Press
Pub Date:
09/2010
ISBN:
9780807841143
Format:
Pbk 384 pages

A UNC Press Enduring Edition -- UNC Press Enduring Editions use the latest in digital technology to make available again books...

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Speaking of Soap Operas

by Robert C. Allen The University of North Carolina Press
Pub Date:
04/1985
ISBN:
9780807841297
Format:
Pb+ 255 pages

From 'Ma Perkins' and 'One Man's Family' in the 1930s to 'All My Children' in the 1980s, the soap opera has capture the imagination...

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Hero, Captain, and Stranger: Male Friendship, Social Critique, and Literary Form in the Sea Novels of Herman Melville

by Jr., Robert K. Martin The University of North Carolina Press
Pub Date:
09/2010
ISBN:
9780807841464
Format:
Pbk 160 pages

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Religion and Political Conflict in Latin America

by Daniel H. (ed.) Levine The University of North Carolina Press
Pub Date:
06/1986
ISBN:
9780807841501
Format:
Pb+ 279 pages

The authors examine popular religion as a vital source of new values and experiences as well as a source of pressure for change...

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Empire's Proxy: American Literature and U.S. Imperialism in the Philippines

by Meg Wesling New York University Press
Pub Date:
03/2011
ISBN:
9780814794777
Format:
Pb+ 248 pages

In the late nineteenth century, American teachers descended on the Philippines, which had been newly purchased by the U.S. at...

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Women and Music in Cross-Cultural Perspective

by Ellen Koskoff University of Illinois Press
Pub Date:
01/1989
ISBN:
9780252060571
Format:
Pbk 280 pages

''This book is already a landmark: it has stimulated new inquiries and discussions at home and abroad and has encouraged ethnomusicologists...

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Charlotte Smith: Romanticism, Poetry and the Culture of Gender

by Jacqueline M. Labbe Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
10/2010
ISBN:
9780719083211
Format:
Pb+ 176 pages

This book offers a thorough and complete reading of Charlotte Smith's poetry, arguing that we need to engage more directly with...

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Ingratitude: The Debt-Bound Daughter in Asian American Literature

by erin Khue Ninh New York University Press
Pub Date:
03/2011
ISBN:
9780814758458
Format:
Pb+ 224 pages

Anger and bitterness tend to pervade narratives written by second generation Asian American daughters, despite their largely unremarkable...

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