Page 1

the university of north carolina press FALL | WINTER 2010-2011


subject index

the university of north carolina press

African American Studies 13, 17-18, 23, 26, 30, 32-33, 40-41, 43, 45 American Studies 12, 21, 36 Anthropology 46 Art & Craft 4

Biography 4, 11, 48

Civil War 2-3, 16, 27 Cookbooks 28

Education 5, 13, 41

Environmental Studies 22, 35 Fiction 38

Health 21, 37

Publishing Excellence since 1922 The University of North Carolina Press advances the research, teaching, and public service missions of a great public university by publishing excellent work from leading scholars, writers, and intellectuals and by presenting that work to both academic audiences and general readers. You can be a part of publishing excellence by supporting UNC Press with outright and/or planned gifts. For more information, please visit the Press’s website at www.uncpress.unc.edu, or contact our Director of Development, Joanna Ruth Marsland at 919-962-0924 or Joanna_Ruth_Marsland@unc.edu.

Check out what’s new at UNC Press!

History

American 1, 16, 18, 20, 22-25, 30 39, 42-43, 45, 48 British 10, 31, 44

Business & Economic 31 Canadian 40 German 47

Gender Studies 33, 37, 43 Islamic Studies 46 Labor Studies 39

Latin American Studies 10-11, 15, 34-35, 38 Law & Legal Studies 17, 20 Literary Studies 44, 48-49

Military Studies 21, 23, 30, 44

Native American Studies 19, 24-25, 41-42 Nature 37

New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture 29 North Carolina 6-8, 14, 15, 49 Photography 6, 32

Political Science 14

Debuts in March 2011 UNC Press is proud to partner with the George and Ann Richards Civil War Era Center at Penn State University and the Society for Civil War Historians to launch The Journal of the Civil War Era. The inaugural issue will be published in March 2011. For information on the journal, including subscriptions, book reviews, and advertising, go to www.journalofthecivilwarera.com. UNC Press books available in the most popular e-book platforms right now! We have hundreds of e-book titles available for Amazon’s Kindle, Barnes & Noble’s Nook, Sony’s e-Reader, and many other popular e-book formats. We'll be making more and more titles available in the coming months. Want to preview chapters of a book before you buy it? “View Inside” now available at www.uncpess.unc.edu. Explore UNC Press books from your computer!

Women’s Studies 18, 43, 45, 48

Looking for an out-of-print classic? UNC Press Enduring Editions make available again books from our distinguished backlist that were previously out of print. These editions are published unaltered from the original, and are presented in affordable paperback format. We are proud to re-introduce these classic works to a new generation of scholars, students, and general readers. To see a list of currently available Enduring Editions titles, visit www.uncpress.unc.edu.

u nc p res s j o u rn als 50 award -w i n n i n g b o o ks 51 rec e nt & re comme n de d 52-53 e ss e nt ial bac k li st 54-55 sales i n fo rmati o n 56 auth or / title i n de x inside back cover

Civil War Large-Print Books UNC Press is excited to now offer some of our best-selling and award-winning Civil War books in easy-to-read, large-print format. Set in 16-point type, these books have been designed to make some of our most requested titles accessible to a larger number of readers than ever before.

Reference 29

Religious Studies 3, 42, 48 Sexuality Studies 20-21

Spanish Literature 38, 49 Sports 7-8, 29, 36 Travel 6, 9

cover images: Scott Taylor Photography, Inc.,

www.ScottTaylorPhoto.com

See The Coasts of Carolina, page 6

Find us on

Follow us on

visit us at uncpressblog.com

The University of North Carolina Press is a member of the Green Press Initiative and is committed to developing and encouraging ecologically responsible publishing practices. For more information about the Green Press Initiative and the use of recycled paper in book publishing, please visit www.greenpressinitiative.org. For more information on these initiatives, plus lots of other exciting developments, visit www.uncpress.unc.edu.


early american history

Columbia Rising Civil Life on the Upper Hudson from the Revolution to the Age of Jackson

john l. brooke A capstone work that revolutionizes our understanding of civil society in the early American republic In Columbia Rising, Bancroft Prize­–winning historian John L. Brooke explores the significant struggle within the young American nation over the extension of social and political rights after the Revolution. By closely examining the formation and interplay of political structures and civil institutions in the upper Hudson Valley, Brooke traces the debates over who should fall within and outside of the legally protected category of citizen. The story of Martin Van Buren—kingpin of New York’s Jacksonian “Regency,” president of the United States, and first theoretician of American party politics—threads the narrative, since his views profoundly influenced American understandings of consent and civil society and led to the birth of the American party system. Brooke masterfully imbues local history with national significance, and his analysis of the revolutionary settlement as a dynamic and unstable compromise over the balance of power offers an ideal window on a local struggle that mirrored the nationwide effort to define American citizenship.

john l. brooke is Humanities Distinguished Professor of History at Ohio State

University. He won the Bancroft Prize in American History for The Refiner’s Fire: The Making of Mormon Cosmology, 1644–1844. Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia

November 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-3323-0, $45.00s Cloth

Approx. 656 pp., 61⁄8 x 91⁄4, 13 illus., 4 maps, 7 graphs, 26 tables, appends., notes, index

Marketing Campaign

Publicity

• Major print reviews and features

• Local review coverage in New York/Upper Hudson Valley area • Online publicity campaign

John Brooke’s Columbia Rising is a tour de force. Consolidating and developing some of the most compelling themes in recent scholarship on the early republic, Brooke brings the ‘public sphere’ down to earth, offering a deeply grounded approach to the study of political culture and history that will transform the field. Columbia Rising is a magnificent achievement. —Peter S. Onuf, University of Virginia

National Advertising

• New York Review of Books, William & Mary Quarterly, and other history publications

Co-op Available FALL/WINTER 2010-2011 | The University of North Carolina Press | 1


civil war

Border War Fighting over Slavery before the Civil War

stanley harrold A comprehensive study of the border clashes preceding the Civil War

Writing with admirable clarity and passion, Harrold vividly recreates the violent and chaotic decade of the 1850s. Harrold’s devastating portrait of a nation already at war along the contested border should appeal to all readers of history. His research, both archival and secondary, is exceptional.

—Douglas R. Egerton, Le Moyne College

During the 1840s and 1850s, a dangerous ferment afflicted the North-South border region, pitting the slave states of Maryland, Virginia, Kentucky, and Missouri against the free states of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois. Aspects of this struggle—the underground railroad, enforcement of the fugitive slave laws, mob actions, and sectional politics—are well known as parts of other stories. Here, Stanley Harrold explores the border struggle itself, the dramatic incidents that it comprised, and its role in the complex dynamics leading to the Civil War. Border War examines the previously neglected cross-border clash of attitudes and traditions dating many generations back. By the mid-nineteenth century, nowhere else were tensions greater between antislavery and proslavery interests. Nowhere else was there more direct conflict between the forces binding North and South together and those driving them apart. There were mass slave escapes, battles between antislavery and proslavery vigilantes, and fierce resistance in the Border North to the kidnapping of free African Americans. There were also fights throughout the borderlands between fugitive slaves and those attempting to apprehend them. Harrold argues that, during the 1850s, warfare on the Kansas-Missouri line and John Brown’s raid on Harpers Ferry, Virginia, were manifestations of a more pervasive border conflict that helped push the Lower South into secession and helped persuade most of the Border South to stand by the Union.

stanley harrold is professor of history at South Carolina State University and author or editor of several books, including The Rise of Aggressive Abolitionism: Addresses to the Slaves. Civil War America

November 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-3431-2, $30.00t Cloth ISBN 978-0-8078-9969-4, $35.00s Large Print Paper

Approx. 434 pp., 61⁄8 x 91⁄4, 15 illus., 3 maps, notes, bibl., index

Marketing Campaign Publicity

• Possible First Serial in Civil War Times or America’s Civil War

• Major print reviews and features

• Online publicity campaign

• Advance Readers’ Copies available 2 | 1-800-848-6224 | www.uncpress.unc.edu

National Advertising

• New York Review of Books, Civil War Times, North & South, Blue & Gray, America’s Civil War, Civil War History, and other Civil War publications

Co-op Available


civil war | religious studies

God’s Almost Chosen Peoples A Religious History of the American Civil War

george c. rable The role of faith in Civil War Americans’ lives Throughout the Civil War, soldiers and civilians on both sides of the conflict saw the hand of God in the terrible events of the day, but narratives of the period pay scant attention to religion. Now, in God’s Almost Chosen Peoples, Lincoln Prize–winning historian George C. Rable offers a groundbreaking account of how Americans of all political and religious persuasions used faith to interpret the course of the war. Examining a wide range of published and unpublished documents— including sermons, official statements from various churches, denominational papers and periodicals, letters, diaries, and newspaper articles—Rable illuminates the broad role of religion during the Civil War, giving attention to often-neglected groups such as Mormons, Catholics, blacks, and people from the Trans-Mississippi region. The book underscores religion’s presence in the everyday lives of Americans north and south struggling to understand the meaning of the conflict, from the tragedy of individual death to victory and defeat in battle and even the ultimate outcome of the war. Rable shows that themes of providence, sin, and judgment pervaded both public and private writings about the conflict. Perhaps most important, this volume—the only comprehensive religious history of the war—highlights the resilience of religious faith in the face of political and military storms the likes of which Americans had never before endured.

george c. r able holds the Charles G. Summersell Chair in Southern History

at the University of Alabama. He is author of Civil Wars: Women and the Crisis of Southern Nationalism, The Confederate Republic: A Revolution against Politics (UNC Press), and Fredericksburg! Fredericksburg! (UNC Press), which won the Lincoln Prize.

Also available Fredericksburg! Fredericksburg! George C. Rable

Rable’s fine volume will be the standard study of Fredericksburg for a long time to come.” —Journal of Military History 688 pp., 25 illus., 8 maps ISBN 978-0-8078-2673-7 $45.00t Cloth

Littlefield History of the Civil War Era

November 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-3426-8, $35.00t Cloth

Approx. 624 pp., 61⁄8 x 91⁄4, 12 illus., notes, bibl., index

Marketing Campaign Publicity

• Possible First Serial in Civil War Times or America’s Civil War

• Major print reviews and features • Online publicity campaign

• Advance Readers’ Copies available

National Advertising

• New York Review of Books, Civil War Times, North & South, Blue & Gray, America’s Civil War, Civil War History, and other Civil War publications, as well as publications in Religion and American History

Co-op Available

• BEA Feature

FALL/WINTER 2010-2011 | The University of North Carolina Press | 3


art & craft | biography

A Chosen Path The Ceramic Art of Karen Karnes

edited by mark shapiro Foreword by Garth Clark

A comprehensive record of the artist’s life and work

contributors Christopher Benfey Garth Clark Jody Clowes Peter Held Janet Koplos Edward Lebow Mark Shapiro

Renowned ceramic artist Karen Karnes has created some of the most iconic pottery of the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. The body of work she has produced in her more than sixty years in the studio is remarkable for its depth, personal voice, and consistent originality. Many of her pieces defy category, invoking body and landscape, pottery and sculpture, male and female, hand and eye. Equally compelling are Karnes’s experiences in some of the most significant cultural settings of her generation: from the worker-owned cooperative housing of her childhood, to Brooklyn College under modernist Serge Chermayeff, to North Carolina’s avant-garde Black Mountain College, to the Gate Hill Cooperative in Stony Point, New York, which Karnes helped establish as an experiment in integrating art, life, family, and community. This book, designed to accompany an exhibit of Karnes’s works organized by Peter Held, curator of ceramics for the Arizona State University Art Museum’s Ceramics Research Center, offers a comprehensive look at the life and work of Karnes. Edited by highly regarded studio potter Mark Shapiro, it combines essays by leading critics and scholars with color reproductions of more than sixty of Karnes’s works, providing new perspectives for understanding the achievements of this extraordinary artist.

mark shapiro is a writer and studio potter whose work is exhibited

internationally.

September 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-3427-5, $40.00t Cloth

Approx. 224 pp., 8 x 11, 82 color and 39 b&w illus., notes, bibl., index

karen karnes exhibit schedule

ASU Ceramics Research Center, AZ Asheville Art Museum, NC Currier Museum of Art, NH Racine Art Museum, WI Crocker Art Museum, CA

September 17, 2010–January 8, 2011 February 1–June 30, 2011 August 27–December 3, 2011 January 31–May 27, 2012 June 23–September 30, 2012

Marketing Campaign Publicity

• First Serial possible in Craft in America or Craft Review

• Advance Readers’ Copies available • Major print reviews and features

4 | 1-800-848-6224 | www.uncpress.unc.edu

• Online publicity campaign

• BEA Feature with a raffle of one of Karnes’s works

National Advertising

• New York Review of Books, American Craft, and other craft publications

Co-op Available


general interest | education

Engines of Innovation The Entrepreneurial University in the Twenty-First Century

holden thorp and buck goldstein Unlocking the promise of America’s research universities In Engines of Innovation, Holden Thorp and Buck Goldstein make the case for the pivotal role of research universities as agents of societal change. They argue that universities must use their vast intellectual and financial resources to confront global challenges such as climate change, extreme poverty, childhood diseases, and an impending worldwide shortage of clean water. Combining their own experiences cultivating an entrepreneurial mindset within one of the nation’s elite public universities with detailed descriptions of the approaches taken by others, Thorp and Goldstein provide not only an urgent call to action but also a practical guide for our nation’s leading institutions to become major players in solving the world’s biggest problems. The result is a provocative and thoughtful beginning to an important conversation among educators, their supporters and trustees, policymakers, and the public at large as to how the American research university can best meet its societal responsibilities.

holden thorp is Chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. buck goldstein is University Entrepreneur in Residence at the University of

North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

October 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-3438-1, $25.00t Cloth Approx. 192 pp., 61⁄8 x 91⁄4, notes, index

It is widely recognized that innovative entrepreneurs play a critical role in the technical progress and economic growth of our society. With the help of this excellent book, colleges and universities can begin to design and more effectively to establish programs in entrepreneurship.

—William J. Baumol, academic director of the Berkley Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, New York University

Marketing Campaign Publicity

• Advance Readers’ Copies available

• Major print reviews and features

• Author Tour: expect authors to be very visible during Fall 2010 with speaking engagements and other events in university locales nationwide

National Advertising

• New York Review of Books, New York Times Book Review, Chronicle of Higher Education, Harvard Business Review, and other national publications

Co-op Available

• Possible First Serial

• National and local radio coverage • Online publicity campaign

• BEA Feature with giveaways

FALL/WINTER 2010-2011 | The University of North Carolina Press | 5


north carolina | photography | travel

The Coasts of Carolina Seaside to Sound Country

bland simpson and scott taylor Wonders of the vast coastal and intercoastal area that are like nowhere else on earth

Also available The Inner Islands

A Carolinian’s Sound Country Chronicle Bland Simpson

Part travel log, part history, part memoir delicately tinged with Elizabethan syntax, Simpson’s north-to-south trip through some of the state’s least known locales will make you want to rent a boat and travel from Machelhe Island to the Cape Fear chain.” —Pilot 232 pp., 54 illus., 4 maps ISBN 978-0-8078-3056-7 $34.95t Cloth ISBN 978-0-8078-7125-6 $20.00t Paper

The Coasts of Carolina captures the vibrancy of the North Carolina oceanfront, sound country, and interior shores behind the barrier islands. Scott Taylor, who has been photographing the coast for almost thirty years, and Bland Simpson, whose many coastal books have delighted readers for two decades, come together to offer an inviting visual and textual portrait organized around coastal themes such as nature, fishing, and community life, with an emphasis on particular places and seasons. Evocative text is woven together with 145 vivid color images to present a unique and welcoming vision of the coastal region. As natives of the area, the collaborators venture beyond the familiar to show us swamp, marsh, river, sound, and seashore, uncovering places of uncommon delight that most visitors rarely lay eyes on. Their work celebrates the beauty of this amazing region and embodies their distinctive sense of what makes the North Carolina coast so special.

bland simpson is Bowman and Gordon Gray Distinguished Term Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and longtime member of the Tony Award–winning Red Clay Ramblers. scott tay lor is a photographer whose photographs have appeared in many local, state, regional, and national magazines, publications, and galleries; he works from his studio and gallery in historic Beaufort, North Carolina.

November 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-3439-8, $30.00t Cloth

Approx. 136 pp., 8 x 91⁄2, 145 color illus.

Marketing Campaign Publicity

National Advertising

• Major print reviews and features

Co-op Available

• Advance Readers’ Copies available

• Online publicity campaign

• Author tour in North Carolina 6 | 1-800-848-6224 | www.uncpress.unc.edu

• Our State, Carolina Country, Carolina Heritage Guide

Scott Taylor Photography, Inc. www.ScottTaylorPhoto.com


sports | north carolina

Carolina Basketball A Century of Excellence

adam lucas

Foreword by Dean Smith Afterword by Roy Williams The official history of the first 100 years Boasting six national championships and scores of Hall of Fame coaches and players, Carolina Basketball has come a long way from the first season—when the campus newspaper published a notice asking an unknown culprit to return the team’s basketball. These pages are packed with little-known stories from the program’s earliest days and new insights into its best-loved moments. All the greats are here, from Jack Cobb and the “Blind Bomber” George Glamack to Lennie Rosenbluth, Phil Ford, James Worthy, Michael Jordan, Antawn Jamison, and Tyler Hansbrough. Lucas reveals the meaning of the “Carolina family” and the origins and evolution of Tar Heel traditions that have made North Carolina one of the premier teams in men’s college basketball. These stories are brought to life with more than 200 color and black-andwhite photos; a foreword by Hall of Fame coach Dean Smith and an afterword by fellow Hall of Famer Roy Williams; and an appendix of records and statistics. Some 30 sidebars feature first-person recollections from prominent players including Rosenbluth, Ford, and Jordan; opposing coaches like Lefty Driesell; and national broadcasters like Dick Vitale. This is the must-have book for Tar Heel fans and college basketball lovers everywhere.

adam lucas is the publisher of Tar Heel Monthly and Tar Heels Today and a columnist on TarHeelBlue.com. He is author of five previous books on Carolina Basketball, including One Fantastic Ride: The Inside Story of Carolina Basketball's 2009 Championship Season (UNC Press).

Published in association with the UNC-Chapel Hill Department of Athletics

October 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-3410-7, $30.00t Cloth

Approx. 256 pp., 81⁄2 x 11, 220 illus., 4 tables, appends.

Also available One Fantastic Ride

The Inside Story of Carolina Basketball’s 2009 Championship Season Adam Lucas, Steve Kirschner, and Matt Bowers Foreword by Roy Williams Lucas, Kirschner, and Bowers did a terrific job and for the North Carolina faithful, this is super, scintillating, sensational, baby!” —Dick Vitale 256 pp., 208 illus., 2 tables

ISBN 978-0-8078-3385-8, $29.95t Cloth

Marketing Campaign Publicity

• Major print reviews and features

• Author Tour and events

• Review and features in sports publications like Sports Illustrated, ESPN: The Magazine, etc.

• Possible First Serial in Tar Heels Today, Inside Carolina, Tar Heel Monthly, or Carolina Alumni Review

• National and local radio coverage

• Online publicity campaign • BEA Feature

National Advertising

• Carolina Alumni Review, Tar Heels Today, Tar Heel Monthly, Inside Carolina, Our State, Carolina Country, Carolina Heritage Guide

Co-op Available FALL/WINTER 2010-2011 | The University of North Carolina Press | 7


sports | north carolina

NC State Basketball 100 Years of Innovation

tim peeler and roger winstead How Wolfpack basketball shaped the history of the game

As far as the history of the game, NC State basketball means innovation. . . . My only guide is to run the program like I think [my predecessors] would: by doing things the right way, loving this university, taking care of the kids, and finding new, innovative ways for our team to be successful.

—NC State head coach Sidney Lowe

In this fascinating official history of the first 100 years of the North Carolina State University men’s basketball program, Tim Peeler and Roger Winstead recount the traditions and innovations that have shaped Wolfpack basketball as well as the history and customs of college basketball itself. In a nation once dominated by football and baseball, visionary coaches from NC State—Gus Tebell, Everett Case, Norm Sloan, and Jim Valvano—helped push basketball to the forefront of the national imagination, igniting a passion and excitement for the game that made the Atlantic Coast Conference the center of the college sports universe. This book, with 230 captivating photographs, showcases the many college basketball traditions made famous at NC State, including cutting down the nets, spotlighting players during introductions, and even the alley oop. All the legendary players and unique personalities that have passed through the doors of Thompson Gymnasium, Reynolds Coliseum, and the RBC Center are here, from Ronnie Shavlik and David Thompson to Sidney Lowe and Julius Hodge. With two national championships, 17 conference championships, and countless memorable moments, NC State Basketball remains one of college basketball’s proudest programs. Wolfpack fans and college basketball lovers alike will find much to celebrate in this enthralling history.

tim peeler is managing editor of GoPack.com, NC State’s official athletics department website. roger winstead is director of photography at NC State. Distributed for the North Carolina State University Department of Athletics

October 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-3447-3, $30.00t Cloth Approx. 256 pp., 8 x 11, 230 illus.

Marketing Campaign Publicity

• Local and regional print reviews and features

• Author Tour and events

• Review and features in sports publications like Sports Illustrated, ESPN: The Magazine, etc. • Statewide radio coverage

• Online publicity campaign 8 | 1-800-848-6224 | www.uncpress.unc.edu

National Advertising

• NC State Magazine, The Wolfpacker, Our State, Carolina Country, Carolina Heritage Guide

Co-op Available


north carolina | travel

Literary Trails of the North Carolina Piedmont A Guidebook

georgann eubanks Seeing North Carolina through its writers’ eyes Read your way across North Carolina’s Piedmont in the second of a series of regional guides that bring the state’s rich literary history to life for travelers and residents. Eighteen well-planned tours direct readers to sites that more than two hundred Tar Heel authors have explored in their fiction, poetry, plays, and creative nonfiction. Along the way, excerpts chosen by author Georgann Eubanks illustrate a writer’s connection to a specific place or reveal intriguing local culture—insights rarely found in travel guidebooks. Featured authors include O. Henry, Doris Betts, Alex Haley, Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, John Hart, Betty Smith, Edward R. Murrow, Patricia Cornwell, Carson McCullers, Maya Angelou, Lee Smith, Reynolds Price, and David Sedaris. Literary Trails is an exciting way to see anew the places that you already love and to discover new people and places you hadn’t known about. The region’s rich literary heritage will surprise and delight all readers.

georgann eubanks is a writer, teacher, and consultant to nonprofit groups across the country. She has directed the Duke University Writers’ Workshop since 1989, was a founder of the North Carolina Writers’ Network, and is past chair of the North Carolina Humanities Council. Published in association with the North Carolina Arts Council, an agency of the Department of Cultural Resources

October 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-3333-9, $37.50s Cloth ISBN 978-0-8078-5979-7, $19.95t Paper

Approx. 464 pp., 61⁄8 x 91⁄4, 83 color and 18 b&w illus., 21 maps, index

Marketing Campaign

Publicity

National Advertising

• Major print reviews and features

Co-op Available

• Advance Readers’ Copies available

• Online publicity campaign

Also available Literary Trails of the North Carolina Mountains

A Guidebook Georgann Eubanks Underscores the state’s rich literary legacy that’s ongoing, and introduces folks to writers’ work they may want to further explore.” —Durham Herald-Sun

440 pp., 83 color and 20 b&w illus., 22 maps ISBN 978-0-8078-3137-3 $35.00s Cloth ISBN 978-0-8078-5833-2 $18.95t Paper

• Our State, Carolina Country, Carolina Heritage Guides

• Author tour in central North Carolina

FALL/WINTER 2010-2011 | The University of North Carolina Press | 9


latin american & caribbean studies | british history | biography

Cheddi Jagan and the Politics of Power British Guiana’s Struggle for Independence

colin a. palmer The turbulent political odyssey of a man—and of a nation

Also available Eric Williams and the Making of the Modern Caribbean

Colin A. Palmer An informative and useful account that greatly enhances our understanding of a man of tremendous political and intellectual acuity.” —American Historical Review 368 pp., 6 illus., 2 tables, 1 map ISBN 978-0-8078-5924-7 $24.95s Paper

Colin Palmer, one of the foremost chroniclers of twentieth-century British and U.S. imperialism in the Caribbean, here tells the story of British Guiana’s struggle for independence. At the center of the story is Cheddi Jagan, who was the colony’s first premier following the institution of universal adult suffrage in 1953. Informed by the first use of many British, U.S., and Guyanese archival sources, Palmer’s work details Jagan’s rise and fall, from his initial electoral victory in the spring of 1953 to the aftermath of the British-orchestrated coup d’état that led to the suspension of the constitution and the removal of Jagan’s independence-minded administration. Jagan’s political odyssey continued—he was reelected to the premiership in 1957—but in 1964 he fell out of power again under pressure from Guianese, British, and U.S. officials suspicious of Marxist influences on the People’s Progressive Party, founded in 1950 by Jagan and his activist wife, Janet Rosenberg. But Jagan’s political life was not over—after decades in the opposition, he became Guyana’s president in 1992. Subtly analyzing the actual role of Marxism in Caribbean anticolonial struggles and bringing the larger story of Caribbean colonialism into view, Palmer examines the often malevolent roles played by leaders at home and abroad and shows how violence, police corruption, political chicanery, racial politics, and poor leadership delayed Guyana’s independence until 1966, scarring the body politic in the process.

colin a. palmer is Dodge Professor of History at Princeton University.

November 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-3416-9, $39.95s Cloth

Approx. 400 pp., 61⁄8 x 91⁄4, 1 illus., 1 map, 14 tables, appends., notes, bibl., index

Marketing Campaign

Publicity

National Advertising

• Online publicity campaign

Co-op Available

• Major print reviews and features

10 | 1-800-848-6224 | www.uncpress.unc.edu

• New York Review of Books, Foreign Affairs, Diplomatic History


latin american & caribbean studies | biography

Paulo Freire and the Cold War Politics of Literacy andrew j. kirkendall An educational pioneer in the decades of development

andrew j. kirkendall is associate professor of history at Texas A&M

A comprehensive analysis of the international career of Paulo Freire and his impact on literacy campaigns in Latin America, Africa, and worldwide.

In the twentieth century, illiteracy and its elimination were political issues important enough to figure in the fall of governments (as in Brazil in 1964), the building of nations (in newly independent African countries in the 1970s), and the construction of a revolutionary order (Nicaragua in 1980). This political biography of Paulo Freire (1921–97), who played a crucial role in shaping international literacy education, also presents a thoughtful examination of the volatile politics of literacy during the Cold War. A native of Brazil’s impoverished northeast, Freire developed adult literacy training techniques that involved consciousness-raising, encouraging peasants and newly urban peoples to see themselves as active citizens who could transform their own lives. Freire’s work for state and national government agencies in Brazil in the early 1960s eventually aroused the suspicion of the Brazilian military, as well as of United States government aid programs. Political pressures led to Freire's brief imprisonment, following the military coup of 1964, and then to more than a decade and a half in exile. During this period, Freire continued his work in Chile, Nicaragua, and postindependence African countries, as well as in Geneva with the World Council of Churches and in the United States at Harvard University. Andrew Kirkendall’s evenhanded appraisal of Freire’s pioneering life and work, which remains influential today, gives new perspectives on the history of the Cold War, the meanings of radicalism, and the evolution of the Left in Latin America.

—James N. Green, Brown University

University and author of Class Mates: Male Student Culture and the Making of a Political Class in Nineteenth-Century Brazil.

October 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-3419-0, $34.95s Cloth

Approx. 288 pp., 61⁄8 x 91⁄4, 3 illus., notes, bibl., index

Marketing Campaign Publicity

National Advertising

• Online publicity campaign

Co-op Available

• Major print reviews and features

• New York Review of Books, Foreign Affairs, Diplomatic History

FALL/WINTER 2010-2011 | The University of North Carolina Press | 11


american studies

Empty Pleasures The Story of Artificial Sweeteners from Saccharin to Splenda

carolyn de la peña The invention, marketing, and consumption of America’s “sweet cheats”

Empty Pleasures provides a fascinating window into the complex history of artificial sweeteners in the United States, blending business history with discussions about how these products actually worked within the lives of consumers. An in-depth, nuanced study.

—Amy Farrell, Dickinson College

Sugar substitutes have been a part of American life since saccharin was introduced at the 1893 World’s Fair. In Empty Pleasures, the first history of artificial sweeteners in America, Carolyn de la Peña blends popular culture with business and women’s history, examining the invention, production, marketing, regulation, and consumption of sugar substitutes such as saccharin, Sucaryl, NutraSweet, and Splenda. She describes how saccharin, an accidental laboratory by-product, was transformed from a perceived adulterant into a healthy ingredient. As food producers and pharmaceutical companies worked together to create diet products, savvy women’s magazine writers and editors promoted artificially sweetened foods as ideal, modern weight-loss aids, and early diet-plan entrepreneurs built menus and fortunes around pleasurable dieting made possible by artificial sweeteners. NutraSweet, Splenda, and their predecessors have enjoyed enormous success by promising that Americans, especially women, can “have their cake and eat it too,” but Empty Pleasures argues both that these “sweet cheats” have fostered troubling and unsustainable eating habits and that the promises of artificial sweeteners are ultimately too good to be true.

carolyn de la peña is professor of American studies at the University of California, Davis. She is author of The Body Electric: How Strange Machines Built the Modern American.

September 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-3409-1, $32.50t Cloth

Approx. 320 pp., 61⁄8 x 91⁄4, 24 illus., notes, bibl., index

Marketing Campaign

Publicity

• Advance Readers’ Copies available

• Major print reviews and features • Online publicity campaign

12 | 1-800-848-6224 | www.uncpress.unc.edu

National Advertising

• New York Review of Books as well as publications in American history, business, food, women’s, and cultural studies

Co-op Available


african american studies | education

Schooling the Freed People Teaching, Learning, and the Struggle for Black Freedom, 1861–1876

ronald e. butchart The rich and complex history of the teachers of freedmen in the South Conventional wisdom holds that freedmen’s education was largely the work of privileged, single white northern women motivated by evangelical beliefs and abolitionism. Schooling the Freed People shatters this notion entirely. For the most comprehensive study of the origins of black education in freedom ever undertaken, Ronald Butchart combed the archives of all of the freedmen’s aid organizations as well as the archives of every southern state to compile a vast database of over 11,600 individuals who taught in southern black schools between 1861 and 1876. Based on this path-breaking research, he reaches some surprising conclusions: one-third of the teachers were African Americans; black teachers taught longer than white teachers; half of the teachers were southerners; and even the northern teachers were more diverse than previously imagined. His evidence demonstrates that evangelicalism contributed much less than previously believed to white teachers’ commitment to black students, that abolitionism was a relatively small factor in motivating the teachers, and that, on the whole, the teachers’ ideas and aspirations about their work often ran counter to the aspirations of the freed people for schooling. The crowning achievement of a veteran scholar, this is the definitive book on freedmen’s teachers in the South as well as an outstanding contribution to social history and our understanding of African American education.

ronald e. butchart is professor of history and education and affiliate

faculty in the Institute for African American Studies at the University of Georgia. He is a leading authority on the history of African American education.

September 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-3420-6, $39.95s Cloth

Approx. 336 pp., 61⁄8 x 91⁄4, 15 illus., 11 tables, appends., notes, bibl., index

Rich in detail and strongly documented, Schooling the Freed People argues persuasively for a more complex portrait of the first generation of teachers who actually taught in black schools. This new portrait will undoubtedly become the new consensus, the point of departure for future analyses of teachers in the Reconstruction era. Butchart radically reshapes our understanding of Reconstruction educators with this pathbreaking book.

—James D. Anderson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Marketing Campaign Publicity

• Major print reviews and features

• Online publicity campaign

National Advertising

• New York Review of Books, publications in the history of education, American history, and African American history

Co-op Available FALL/WINTER 2010-2011 | The University of North Carolina Press | 13


politics | north carolina

New in Paperback!

The Paradox of Tar Heel Politics The Personalities, Elections, and Events That Shaped Modern North Carolina Second Edition, Revised and Updated

rob christensen Ragan Old North State Award, North Carolina Literary and Historical Association

The state flourishes in a century of competitive politics

Lively and well crafted. . . . A valuable study of an important aspect of the state’s history, accessible for both general and scholarly audiences.

—The Journal of Southern History

How can a state be represented by Jesse Helms and John Edwards at the same time? Journalist Rob Christensen answers that question and navigates a century of political history in North Carolina, one of the most politically vibrant and competitive southern states, where neither conservatives nor liberals, Democrats nor Republicans, have been able to rest easy. It is this climate of competition and challenge, Christensen argues, that enabled North Carolina to rise from poverty in the nineteenth century to become a leader in research, education, and banking in the twentieth. In this new paperback edition, Christensen provides updated coverage of recent changes in North Carolina’s political landscape, including the scandals surrounding John Edwards and Mike Easley, the defeat of U.S. senator Elizabeth Dole, the election of the state’s first woman governor, and voters’ approval of an African American candidate for president. The book provides an overview of the run-up to the 2010 elections and explains how North Carolina has become, arguably, the most politically competitive state in the South.

rob christensen has covered North Carolina politics for thirty-seven years at the News and Observer in Raleigh.

October 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-7151-5, $20.00t Paper ISBN 978-0-8078-3189-2, $30.00t Cloth (2008)

368 pp., 61⁄8 x 91⁄4, 24 illus., appends., notes, index

Marketing Campaign Publicity

National Advertising

• We expect the author to be a highly visible expert during the Fall 2010 election season

Co-op Available

• New in paperback announcements

• Possible First Serial

• Online publicity campaign

• Author tour in North Carolina 14 | 1-800-848-6224 | www.uncpress.unc.edu

• Our State, North Carolina Magazine


north carolina | latin american studies

The Latino Migration Experience in North Carolina New Roots in the Old North State

hannah gill The real story behind the changing demography of North Carolina Over recent decades, the Southeast has become a new frontier for Latin American migration to and within the United States, and North Carolina has had one of the fastest growing Latino populations in the nation. Here, Hannah Gill offers North Carolinians from all walks of life a better understanding of their Latino neighbors, bringing light instead of heat to local and national debates on immigration. Exploring the larger social forces behind demographic shifts, Gill shows both how North Carolina communities are facing the challenges and opportunities presented by these changes and how migrants experience the economic and social realities of their new lives. Latinos are no longer just visitors to the state but are part of the inevitably changing, long term makeup of its population. Today, emerging migrant communities and the integration of Latino populations remain salient issues as the U.S. Congress stands on the verge of formulating comprehensive immigration reform for the first time in nearly three decades. Gill makes connections between hometowns and the increasing globalization of people, money, technology, and culture by shedding light on the many diverse North Carolina residents who are highly visible yet, as she shows, invisible at the same time.

hannah gill is assistant director of the Institute for the Study of the Americas and research associate at the Center for Global Initiatives at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

November 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-3428-2, $49.95x Cloth ISBN 978-0-8078-7163-8, $18.95s Paper

Gill is a shrewd and sensitive ethnographer who brings her subjects to life in a compelling way, offering us portraits not only of individuals but of communities in formation. Can Latinos make a happy home for themselves in North Carolina and will they be accepted as valuable neighbors by other North Carolinians? Gill does not and cannot say. But anyone eager to address these questions will want to read this book.

Approx. 240 pp., 51⁄2 x 81⁄2, 11 illus., 1 map, notes, bibl., index

—Leon Fink, University of Illinois at Chicago

Marketing Campaign Publicity

• Major print reviews and features—expect the author to be a highly visible expert as Latino migration and immigrant workers continue to be hot topics in North Carolina and elsewhere

• Possible First Serial

National Advertising

• Our State, North Carolina Magazine, North Carolina Business as well as publications in Latin American studies, anthropology, urban and labor studies, and immigration

Co-op Available

• Online publicity campaign

• Author tour in North Carolina

FALL/WINTER 2010-2011 | The University of North Carolina Press | 15


civil war

civil war

New in paperback!

New in Paperback!

Disunion!

Lincoln and the Decision for War

The Coming of the American Civil War, 1789–1859

The Northern Response to Secession

elizabeth r. varon The most provocative word in the political vocabulary of antebellum America In the decades of the early republic, Americans debating the fate of slavery often invoked the specter of disunion to frighten their opponents. As Elizabeth Varon shows, “disunion” connoted the dissolution of the republic—the failure of the founders’ effort to establish a stable and lasting representative government. For many Americans in both the North and the South, disunion was a nightmare, a cataclysm that would plunge the nation into the kind of fear and misery that seemed to pervade the rest of the world. For many others, however, disunion was seen as the main instrument by which they could achieve their partisan and sectional goals. Varon blends political history with intellectual, cultural, and gender history to examine the ongoing debates over disunion that long preceded the secession crisis of 1860–61. “Will become a standard text for students and scholars interested in this tumultuous chapter in American history.” —North & South “Highly readable political, social, and intellectual history at its best. . . . Highly recommended.” —Choice

elizabeth r. varon is professor of history at Temple University and author of We Mean to Be Counted: White Women and Politics in Antebellum Virginia (UNC Press). Littlefield History of the Civil War Era

September 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-7159-1, $21.00t Paper ISBN 978-0-8078-3232-5, $30.00t Cloth (2008) ISBN 978-0-8078-6607-8, $35.00s Large Print 472 pp., 61⁄8 x 91⁄4, 12 illus., notes, bibl., index

16 | 1-800-848-6224 | www.uncpress.unc.edu

russell mcclintock Best Civil War Book, History Book Club

Main Selection of the History Book Club and Featured Alternate of the Military Book Club

How the North chose war over disunion When Abraham Lincoln’s election in 1860 prompted several Southern states to secede, the North was sharply divided over how to respond. In this groundbreaking and highly praised book, Russell McClintock follows the decision-making process from bitter partisan rancor to consensus. From small towns to big cities and from state capitals to Washington, D.C., McClintock highlights individuals both powerful and obscure to demonstrate the ways ordinary citizens, party activists, state officials, and national leaders interacted to influence the Northern response to what was essentially a political crisis. He argues that although Northerners’ reactions to Southern secession were understood and expressed through partisan newspapers and officials, the decision fell into the hands of an ever-smaller group of people until finally it was Lincoln alone who would choose whether the future of the American republic was to be determined through peace or by sword. “Shrewd, nuanced, and definitely worth reading. . . . This fine piece of scholarship certainly deserves to take its place alongside the familiar historiographical landmarks.” —American Historical Review

russell m c clintock earned his Ph.D. in U.S. history from Clark University and now teaches at St. John’s High School in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts. Civil War America

September 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-7154-6, $20.00t Paper ISBN 978-0-8078-3188-5, $35.00t Cloth (2008) 400 pp., 61⁄8 x 91⁄4, notes, bibl., index


african american studies

An Example for All the Land Emancipation and the Struggle over Equality in Washington, D.C.

kate masur A new history of Reconstruction in the nation’s capital

k ate masur is assistant professor of history and African American studies at Northwestern University.

October 2010

The constriction of citizenship rights in the nation’s capital is a story little told but rich with both symbolic and practical meaning. Masur’s intriguing history of Reconstruction in the District is justified and fruitful.

In An Example for All the Land, Kate Masur offers the first major study of Washington during Reconstruction in over fifty years. Masur’s panoramic account considers grassroots struggles, city politics, Congress, and the presidency, revealing the District of Columbia as a unique battleground in the American struggle over equality. After slavery’s demise, the question of racial equality produced a multifaceted debate about who should have which rights and privileges, and in which places. Masur shows that black Washingtonians demanded public respect for their organizations and equal access to streetcars, public schools, the vote, and municipal employment. Congressional Republicans, in turn, passed local legislation that made the capital the nation’s vanguard of racial equality, drawing the attention of woman suffragists hoping for similar experiments in women’s rights. But a conservative coalition soon mobilized and, in the name of reform and modernization, sought to undermine African Americans’ newfound influence in local affairs. In a stunning reversal, Congress then abolished local selfgovernment, making the capital an exemplar of disfranchisement amid a national debate about the dangers of democracy. Combining political, social, and legal history, Masur reveals Washington as a laboratory for social policy at a pivotal moment in American history and brings the question of equality to the forefront of Reconstruction scholarship.

—Jane Dailey, University of Chicago

ISBN 978-0-8078-3414-5, $39.95s Cloth

Approx. 376 pp., 61⁄8 x 91⁄4, 24 illus., 3 maps, notes, bibl., index

Marketing Campaign Publicity

• Major print reviews and features

• Local radio interviews

• Online publicity campaign

• Author events in Washington, D.C.

National Advertising

• New York Review of Books, Journal of American History, Journal of African American History

Co-op Available FALL/WINTER 2010-2011 | The University of North Carolina Press | 17


african american studies | women’s studies

Cooking in Other Women’s Kitchens Domestic Workers in the South, 1865­–1960

rebecca sharpless African American women’s bridge from slavery to professionalism

Also available Fertile Ground, Narrow Choices

Women on Texas Cotton Farms, 1900–1940 Rebecca Sharpless A careful regional study, sensitive to the differences among rural women as well as the common ground that they shared. . . . A book that farmwomen and scholars alike can enjoy.” —Journal of Southern History 352 pp., 5 illus., 3 maps, 9 tables ISBN 978-0-8078-4760-2 $23.95s Paper

As African American women left slavery and the plantation economy behind, many entered domestic service in southern cities and towns. Cooking was one of the primary jobs they performed in white employers’ homes, feeding generations of white families and, in the process, profoundly shaping southern foodways and culture. Rebecca Sharpless argues that, in the face of discrimination, long workdays, and low wages, African American cooks worked to assert measures of control over their own lives and to maintain spaces for their own families despite the demands of employers and the restrictions of segregation. Sharpless also shows how these women’s employment served as a bridge from old labor arrangements to new ones. As opportunities expanded in the twentieth century, most African American women chose to leave cooking for more lucrative and less oppressive manufacturing, clerical, or professional positions. Through letters, autobiography, and oral history, this book evokes African American women’s voices from slavery to the open economy, examining their lives at work and at home. Sharpless looks beyond stereotypes to introduce the real women who left their own houses and families each morning to cook in other women’s kitchens.

rebecca sharpless is associate professor of history at Texas Christian

University. She is author of Fertile Ground, Narrow Choices: Women on Texas Cotton Farms, 1900–1940 (UNC Press). The John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and Culture

October 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-3432-9, $35.00s Cloth

Approx. 304 pp., 61⁄8 x 91⁄4, 7 illus., appends., notes, bibl., index

Marketing Campaign Publicity

• Major print reviews and features

• Online publicity campaign

18 | 1-800-848-6224 | www.uncpress.unc.edu

National Advertising

• New York Review of Books, Women’s Review of Books and other American, women’s, and African American history publications

Co-op Available


native american studies

The House on Diamond Hill A Cherokee Plantation Story

tiya miles Myths and realities of Cherokee chief James Vann and his historic home At the turn of the nineteenth century, James Vann, a Cherokee chief and entrepreneur, established Diamond Hill, the most famous plantation in the southeastern Cherokee Nation. In this first full-length study to reconstruct the history of the plantation, Tiya Miles tells the story of Diamond Hill’s founding, its flourishing, its takeover by white land-lottery winners on the eve of the Cherokee Removal, its decay, and ultimately its renovation in the 1950s. This moving multiracial history sheds light on the various cultural communities that interacted within the plantation boundaries—from elite Cherokee slaveholders to Cherokee subsistence farmers, from black slaves of various ethnic backgrounds to free blacks from the North and South, from Germanspeaking Moravian missionaries to white southern skilled laborers. Moreover, the book includes rich portraits of the women of these various communities. Vividly written and extensively researched, this history illuminates gender, class, and cross-racial relationships on the southern frontier.

tiya miles is associate professor of history, American culture, Afro-American studies, and Native American studies at the University of Michigan. Her first book, Ties That Bind: The Story of An Afro-Cherokee Family in Slavery and Freedom, won the Organization of American Historians’ Turner Prize and the American Studies Association’s Romero Prize.

August 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-3418-3, $32.50s Cloth

Approx. 336 pp., 61⁄8 x 91⁄4, 18 illus., 1 table, 4 maps, appends., notes, bibl., index

This is one of the most thoughtful, beautifully written works of history on any topic that I have read in a long while. Miles has taken a complex set of issues that have been long obscured by a desire for a romantic and guilt-free past, and with grace and sensitivity, has completely rewritten history.

—Leslie M. Harris, Emory University

Marketing Campaign Publicity

• Major print reviews and features

• Online publicity campaign

National Advertising

• New York Review of Books, Women’s Review of Books, and other American, women’s, and Native-American history publications

Co-op Available

FALL/WINTER 2010-2011 | The University of North Carolina Press | 19


legal history | sexuality studies | american history

Sexual Injustice Supreme Court Decisions from Griswold to Roe

marc stein A socially, culturally, and politically transformative era of the Supreme Court

Marc Stein turns conventional wisdom upside down in this provocative critique of Supreme Court decisions in the era of the sexual revolution. Stein forces us to rethink what liberalism means in ways that extend far beyond issues of sexuality.

—John D’Emilio, coauthor of Intimate Matters: A History of Sexuality in America

The U.S. Supreme Court of the 1960s and 1970s is typically celebrated by liberals and condemned by conservatives for its rulings on abortion, birth control, and other sexual matters. In this new work, historian Marc Stein demonstrates convincingly that both sides have it wrong. Focusing on six major Supreme Court cases, Stein examines the more liberal rulings on birth control, abortion, interracial marriage, and obscenity in Griswold, Fanny Hill, Loving, Eisenstadt, and Roe alongside a profoundly conservative ruling on homosexuality in Boutilier. In the same era in which the Court recognized special marital, reproductive, and heterosexual rights and privileges, it also upheld an immigration statute that classified homosexuals as “psychopathic personalities.” How, then, did Americans come to believe that the Court supported the sexual revolution? Stein shows that a diverse set of influential journalists, judges, and scholars translated the Court’s language about marital and reproductive rights into bold statements about sexual freedom and equality. Creatively researched and persuasively argued, this book not only provides the first in-depth account of Boutilier, one of the Court’s earliest gay rights cases, but will change the way we think about the Supreme Court and the sexual revolution.

marc stein is associate professor of history, women’s studies, and sexuality

studies at York University in Toronto. He is author of City of Sisterly and Brotherly Loves: Lesbian and Gay Philadelphia and editor-in-chief of the award-winning Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender History in America.

October 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-3412-1, $39.95s Cloth Approx. 384 pp., 61⁄8 x 91⁄4, notes, index

20 | 1-800-848-6224 | www.uncpress.unc.edu


sexuality studies | military history

sexuality studies | health | american studies

Prescription for Heterosexuality

New Edition from UNC Press!

Coming Out Under Fire The History of Gay Men and Women in World War II Twentieth Anniversary Edition

allan bérubé

With a new foreword by John D’Emilio and Estelle B. Freedman Lambda Literary Award for Gay Men’s Nonfiction

A classic in the field that remains the definitive study During World War II, as the United States called on its citizens to serve in unprecedented numbers, the presence of gay and lesbian Americans in the armed forces increasingly conflicted with the expanding antihomosexual policies and procedures of the military. Allan Bérubé examines these events—not as a story of how the military victimized homosexuals, but as a story of how a dynamic power relationship developed between gay citizens and their government, transforming them both. Drawing on GIs’ wartime letters, extensive interviews with gay veterans, and declassified military documents, Bérubé constructs a startling history of the two wars gay military men and women fought—one for America and another as homosexuals within the military. Bérubé’s book, the inspiration for the 1995 Peabody Award–winning documentary film, has become a classic since it was published in 1990, just three years prior to the introduction of the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy, which has continued to serve as an uneasy compromise between gays and the military. With a new foreword by John D’Emilio and Estelle B. Freedman, this book remains a valuable contribution to the history of World War II, as well as to the ongoing debate regarding the gays in the U.S. military.

Sexual Citizenship in the Cold War Era

carolyn herbst lewis How physicians defined and reinforced healthy heterosexuality in the Cold War era In this lively and engaging work, Carolyn Lewis explores how medical practitioners, especially family physicians, situated themselves as the guardians of Americans’ sexual well-being during the early years of the Cold War. She argues that many doctors viewed their patients’ sexual habits as more than an issue of personal health. They believed that a satisfying sexual relationship between heterosexual couples with very specific attributes and boundaries was the foundation of a successful marriage, a fundamental source of happiness in the American family, and a crucial building block of a secure nation. Drawing on hundreds of articles and editorials in medical journals as well as other popular and professional literature, Lewis traces how medical professionals defined and reinforced heterosexuality in the mid-twentieth century, giving certain heterosexual desires and acts a veritable stamp of approval while labeling others as unhealthy or deviant. Lewis links their prescriptive treatment to Cold War anxieties about sexual norms, gender roles, and national security. Doctors of the time, Lewis argues, believed that “unhealthy” sexual acts, from same-sex desires to female-dominant acts, could cause personal and marital disaster; in short, says Lewis, they were “un-American.”

carolyn herbst lewis is assistant professor of history at Louisiana State University.

October 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-3425-1, 34.95s Cloth

Approx. 256 pp., 61⁄8 x 91⁄4, notes, bibl., index

allan bérubé (1946–2007) was a community historian and author of numerous essays and articles.

September 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-7177-5, $24.95s Paper 424 pp., 6 x 9, 46 illus., notes, index

FALL/WINTER 2010-2011 | The University of North Carolina Press | 21


environmental studies | american history

New Edition!

Ecological Revolutions Nature, Gender, and Science in New England Second Edition

carolyn merchant

With a new preface and epilogue by the author One of the foundational works of American environmental history

Merchant has the gift of being able to make plain dirt interesting.

—American Historical Review

Studying ecological transformations, Merchant includes fascinating analyses of the cultures that corresponded to them. . . . [Her] innovative theoretical approach and her political vision make a substantial contribution to the field.

carolyn merchant is professor of environmental history, philosophy, and

ethics at the University of California, Berkeley. She is author of The Death of Nature, Reinventing Eden, and several other books on environmental history. She is a past president of the American Society for Environmental History and a recipient of the society’s distinguished scholar award.

November 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-7180-5, $29.95s Cloth

Approx. 398 pp., 61⁄8 x 91⁄4, 1 table, notes, bibl., index

—American Quarterly

With the arrival of European explorers and settlers during the seventeenth century, Native American ways of life and the environment itself underwent radical alterations as human relationships to the land and ways of thinking about nature all changed. This colonial ecological revolution held sway until the nineteenth century, when New England’s industrial production brought on a capitalist revolution that again remade the ecology, economy, and conceptions of nature in the region. In Ecological Revolutions, Carolyn Merchant analyzes these two major transformations in the New England environment between 1600 and 1860. In a preface to the second edition, Merchant introduces new ideas about narrating environmental change based on gender and the dialectics of transformation, while the revised epilogue situates New England in the context of twentyfirst-century globalization and climate change. Merchant argues that past ways of relating to the land could become an inspiration for renewing resources and achieving sustainability in the future.

22 | 1-800-848-6224 | www.uncpress.unc.edu


military history | early american history

african american | early american history

New in Paperback!

New Edition!

White Over Black

The Politics of War

American Attitudes Toward the Negro, 1550–1812

Race, Class, and Conflict in Revolutionary Virginia

Second Edition

michael a. mcdonnell

winthrop d. jordan

With a new foreword by Christopher Leslie Brown National Book Award

Bancroft Prize, Columbia University

The definitive work on the history of race relations in America In 1968, Winthrop D. Jordan set out in encyclopedic detail the evolution of white Englishmen’s and Anglo-Americans’ perceptions of blacks, perceptions of difference used to justify race-based slavery, and liberty and justice for whites only. This second edition, with a new foreword by Christopher Leslie Brown, reminds us that Jordan’s text is still the definitive work on the history of race in America in the colonial era. Every book published to this day on slavery and racism builds upon his work; all are judged in comparison to it; none has surpassed it. “One of the most important historical works of the past 40 years, contributing to the cultural shift in white thinking that made possible the election of Barack Obama.” —Gordon S. Wood, The Wall Street Journal

winthrop d. jordan (1931–2007) taught history at the University of Mississippi. He is also author of Tumult and Silence at Second Creek: An Inquiry into a Civil War Slave Conspiracy. christopher leslie brown is professor of history at Columbia University. He is the author of Moral Capital: Foundations of British Abolitionism, which won the Frederick Douglass Book Prize. Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia

September 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-3402-2, $70.00x Cloth ISBN 978-0-8078-7141-6, $29.95s Paper

Approx. 671 pp., 61⁄8 x 91⁄4, 1 map, notes, bibl., index

New South Wales Premier’s History Award

An analysis of internal conflicts roiling beneath the surface in Revolutionary Virginia War often unites a society behind a common cause, but the notion of diverse populations all rallying together to fight on the same side disguises the complex social forces that come into play in the midst of perceived unity. Michael A. McDonnell uses the Revolution in Virginia to examine the political and social struggles of a revolutionary society at war with itself as much as with Great Britain. McDonnell documents the numerous contests within Virginia over mobilizing for war. From these conflicts emerged a republican polity rife with racial and class tensions. With its insights into the mobilization of popular support, the exposure of social rifts, and the inversion of power relations, McDonnell’s analysis is relevant to any society at war. “Here, in the great tradition of history from below, is a powerful new interpretation of the American Revolution in Virginia, its most important setting. By giving authoritative voice to small farmers, tenants, laborers, and servants in their struggles for independence, McDonnell has emerged as a major new voice in early American history.” — Marcus Rediker, University of Pittsburgh

michael a. m c donnell is a Senior Lecturer in history at the University of Sydney.

Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia

September 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-7155-3, $24.95s Paper ISBN 978-0-8078-3108-3, $45.00s Cloth (2007) 568 pp., 61⁄8 x 91⁄4, 3 maps, notes, index

FALL/WINTER 2010-2011 | The University of North Carolina Press | 23


native american studies

Rich Indians Native People and the Problem of Wealth in American History

alexandra harmon Historical controversies about the moral implications of American Indian wealth

Harmon offers an original overview of Indian-white relations in the United States by tracing Euro-American attitudes towards Indian economic activity and Indian wealth from seventeenth-century Virginia to the modern age. An original, wide-ranging, well-written, and well-argued work.

—Frederick Hoxie, author of A Final Promise: The Campaign to Assimilate the American Indians, 1880–1920

Long before lucrative tribal casinos sparked controversy, Native Americans amassed other wealth that provoked intense debate about the desirability, morality, and compatibility of Indian and non-Indian economic practices. Skillfully blending social, cultural, and economic history, Alexandra Harmon examines seven such instances of Indian affluence and the dilemmas they presented both for Native Americans and for Euro-Americans—dilemmas rooted in the colonial origins of the modern American economy. This wide-ranging book looks at controversies concerning Powhatan economic status and aims during the Virginia colony’s first years, the ambitions of some bicultural eighteenth-century Creeks and Mohawks, prospering Indians of the Southeast in the early 1800s, inequality among removed tribes during the Gilded Age, the spending of oil-rich Osages in the Roaring Twenties, resurgent tribal communities from Alaska to Maine in the 1970s, and casinos that have drawn gamblers to Indian country across the United States since the 1990s. Harmon’s study not only compels us to look beyond stereotypes of greedy whites and impoverished Indians, but also convincingly demonstrates that Indians deserve a prominent place in American economic history and in the history of American ideas through the twentieth century.

alex andr a harmon is associate professor of American Indian studies at

the University of Washington. She is editor of The Power of Promises: Perspectives on Northwest Indian Treaties and author of Indians in the Making: Ethnic Relations and Indian Identities around Puget Sound.

October 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-3423-7, $39.95s Cloth

Approx. 448 pp., 61⁄8 x 91⁄4, 16 illus., notes, bibl., index

24 | 1-800-848-6224 | www.uncpress.unc.edu


native american studies

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

robbie ethridge The collapse of an indigenous world heralds the beginning of a new historical era In this sweeping regional history, anthropologist Robbie Ethridge traces the metamorphosis of the Native South from first contact in 1540 by Hernando De Soto to the dawn of the eighteenth century, when indigenous people no longer lived in a purely Indian world but rather on the edge of an expanding European empire and in a new social landscape that included a large population of Europeans and Africans. Despite the fact that thousands of Indians died or were enslaved and virtually all Native polities were radically altered in these years, the collapse of this complex Mississippian world did not extinguish the Native peoples of the South but rather transformed them. Using a new interpretive framework that Ethridge calls the “Mississippian shatter zone” to explicate these tumultuous times, From Chicaza to Chickasaw examines the European invasion and the collapse of the precontact Mississippian world and the restructuring of discrete chiefdoms into coalescent Native societies in a colonial world. Within this larger regional context, she closely follows the story of one group—the Chickasaws—throughout this period. With skillfully synthesized archaeological and documentary evidence, Ethridge illuminates the Native South in its earliest colonial context and sheds new light on the profound upheaval and cultural transformation experienced by the region’s first peoples.

robbie ethridge is professor of anthropology at the University of Mississippi and author of Creek Country: The Creek Indians and Their World (UNC Press).

November 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-3435-0, $37.50s Cloth

Approx. 352 pp., 61⁄8 x 91⁄4, 10 illus., 9 maps, 2 tables, notes, bibl., index

Also available Creek Country

The Creek Indians and Their World Robbie Ethridge A fascinating perspective on cultural exchanges between southeastern Creeks and other Americans, emphasizing the ecological context in which the exchanges occurred.” —Journal of American History

384 pp., 8 illus., 14 maps

ISBN 978-0-8078-2827-4 $75.00x Cloth

ISBN 978-0-8078-5495-2 $24.95t Paper

FALL/WINTER 2010-2011 | The University of North Carolina Press | 25


african american studies

Way Up North in Louisville African American Migration in the Urban South, 1930–1970

luther adams A pioneering study of African American migration within the region

Adams presents an exciting and fresh contribution to the scholarly understanding of the growth and transformation of Louisville from the 1930s to the 1970s. This book provides important insight into how the changing dynamic of black migration to and settlement in this border city influenced civil rights activism that reverberated beyond the region. Adams recovers, too, whites’ activism that both enabled and hobbled blacks’ efforts to end segregation.

Luther Adams demonstrates that in the wake of World War II, when roughly half the black population left the South seeking greater opportunity and freedom in the North and West, the same desire often anchored African Americans to the South. Way Up North in Louisville explores the forces that led blacks to move to urban centers in the South to make their homes. Adams defines “home” as a commitment to life in the South that fueled the emergence of a more cohesive sense of urban community and enabled southern blacks to maintain their ties to the South as a place of personal identity, family, and community. This commitment to the South energized the rise of a more militant movement for full citizenship rights and respect for the humanity of black people. Way Up North in Louisville offers a powerful reinterpretation of the modern civil rights movement and of the transformations in black urban life within the interrelated contexts of migration, work, and urban renewal, which spurred the fight against residential segregation and economic inequality. While acknowledging the destructive downside of emerging post-industrialism for African Americans in the Jim Crow South, Adams concludes that persistent patterns of economic and racial inequality did not rob black people of their capacity to act in their own interests.

luther adams is associate professor at the University of Washington Tacoma. The John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and Culture

November 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-3422-0, $49.95s Cloth

Approx. 320 pp., 61⁄8 x 91⁄4, 13 illus., 3 maps, 7 tables, notes, bibl., index

—Kimberley L. Phillips, The College of William and Mary

26 | 1-800-848-6224 | www.uncpress.unc.edu


civil war

Creating a Confederate Kentucky The Lost Cause and Civil War Memory in a Border State

anne e. marshall The development of Kentucky’s historical memory following the Civil War Historian E. Merton Coulter famously said that Kentucky “waited until after the war was over to secede from the Union.” In this fresh study, Anne E. Marshall traces the development of a Confederate identity in Kentucky between 1865 and 1925 that belied the fact that Kentucky never left the Union and that more Kentuckians fought for the North than for the South. Following the Civil War, the people of Kentucky appeared to forget their Union loyalties, embracing the Democratic politics, racial violence, and Jim Crow laws associated with formerly Confederate states. Although, on the surface, white Confederate memory appeared to dominate the historical landscape of postwar Kentucky, Marshall’s closer look reveals an active political and cultural dialogue that included white Unionists, Confederate Kentuckians, and the state’s African Americans, who, from the last days of the war, drew on Union victory and their part in winning it to lay claim to the fruits of freedom and citizenship. Rather than focusing exclusively on postwar political and economic factors, Creating a Confederate Kentucky looks at Kentuckians’ activities—public memorial ceremonies, dedications of monuments, and veterans organizations’ events—over the longer term, by which they commemorated the Civil War and fixed the state’s remembrance of it for sixty years following the conflict.

anne e. marshall is assistant professor of history at Mississippi Civil War America

December 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-3436-7, $35.00s Cloth

Approx. 272 pp., 61⁄8 x 91⁄4, 9 illus., notes, bibl., index

State University.

In this much-anticipated volume, Anne E. Marshall offers a definitive answer to the conundrum of why white Kentuckians manufactured a false Confederate past after the Civil War. It is both a significant contribution to studies of memory and a major milestone in the history of the Bluegrass State. —Kenneth W. Noe, author of Reluctant Rebels: The Confederates Who Joined the Army after 1861

FALL/WINTER 2010-2011 | The University of North Carolina Press | 27


cookbook New in paperback!

Matzoh Ball Gumbo Culinary Tales of the Jewish South

marcie cohen ferris A New York Times Notable Cookbook

A Chicago Tribune Favorite Cookbook

A Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Top Cookbook

A historic tour of southern Jewish foodways From the colonial era to the present, Marcie Cohen Ferris examines the expressive power of food throughout southern Jewish history. She demonstrates with delight and detail how southern Jews reinvented culinary traditions as they adapted to the customs, landscape, and racial codes of the American South. Richly illustrated, this culinary tour of the historic Jewish South is an evocative mixture of history and foodways, including more than thirty recipes to try at home. “Goes far beyond the kitchen. . . . Documents Southern Jewish domestic, social, racial, religious, and business life over three centuries. Rich in anecdote and based on extensive interviews, Matzoh Ball Gumbo records an important aspect of the American Jewish experience.” —Jewish Book World “A rich stew to savor. . . . Meticulously researched and documented, eminently readable, further enlivened with the voices of Ferris’s many interviewees, and illustrated with photographs, newspaper clippings, and more, Matzoh Ball Gumbo provides an utterly nourishing read.” —The Forward

marcie cohen ferris is associate professor of American studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is a former president of the Southern Foodways Alliance.

September 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-7123-2, $22.00t Paper ISBN 978-0-8078-2978-3, $29.95t Cloth (2005) 344 pp., 7 x 10, 79 illus., notes, bibl., index

28 | 1-800-848-6224 | www.uncpress.unc.edu

cookbook

Fruitcake Heirloom Recipes and Memories of Truman Capote and Cousin Sook

marie rudisill

With a new foreword by Jean Anderson Kitchen wisdom from Truman Capote’s aunt Fruitcake is a jaunty little collection of heirloom fruitcake recipes selected by Marie Rudisill from a nineteenth-century family farm journal owned by Sook Faulk, a cousin of Rudisill and Truman Capote, who immortalized Sook in his novella, A Christmas Memory. Rudisill, made famous as “The Fruitcake Lady” on Jay Leno’s Tonight Show, aims to elevate the much-maligned reputation of what she calls “the queen of cakes” in this book, which features 23 enticing recipes, including Peacock Fruitcake, Chocolate Fruitcake, Civil War Fruitcake, Pore Man’s Fruitcake, and Farmer’s Fruitcake. These are interspersed with pithy facts about fruitcake, an excerpt from A Christmas Memory, bits of kitchen wisdom and baking tips, and charming family reminiscences, most of which feature Truman and Sook. With a new foreword by cookbook author Jean Anderson, this entertaining volume enriches our experience of southern cooking by raising up one of its least-trumpeted culinary traditions. “A classic that belongs in every kitchen.” —Jean Anderson, author of The New Doubleday Cookbook Hailing from a large family in Monroeville, Alabama, marie rudisill (1911–2006) was Truman Capote’s doting aunt, an energetic family memoirist and writer, and a fruitcake fan. She was winner of the 2001 Jack Daniel Lifetime Achievement Award of the Southern Foodways Alliance.

September 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-9930-4, $15.00t Paper Approx. 80 pp., 5 x 7 1⁄2

Not for Sale in British Commonwealth except Canada


reference | sports | southern studies

The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture Volume 16: Sports and Recreation

edited by harvey h. jackson III Charles Reagan Wilson, General Editor

How southerners spend their leisure time What southerners do, where they go, and what they expect to accomplish in their spare time, their “leisure,” reveals much about their cultural values, class and racial similarities and differences, and historical perspectives. This volume of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture offers an authoritative and readable reference to the culture of sports and recreation in the American South, surveying the various activities in which southerners engage in their nonwork hours, as well as attitudes surrounding those activities. Seventy-four thematic essays explore activities from the familiar (porch sitting and fairs) to the essential (football and stock car racing) to the unusual (pool checkers and a sport called “fireballing”). In seventy-eight topical entries, contributors profile major sites associated with recreational activities (such as Dollywood, drive-ins, and the Appalachian Trail) and prominent sports figures (including Althea Gibson, Michael Jordan, Mia Hamm, and Hank Aaron). Taken together, the entries provide an engaging look at the ways southerners relax, pass time, celebrate, let loose, and have fun.

harvey h. jackson III is Professor and Eminent Scholar in History at Jacksonville State University and is author, coauthor, or coeditor of nine books on various topics in southern history. charles reagan wilson is Kelly Gene Cook Sr. Chair in History

and Professor of Southern Studies at the University of Mississippi. He is coeditor, with William Ferris, of the original Encyclopedia of Southern Culture. Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at the University of Mississippi

December 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-3441-1, $45.00s Cloth ISBN 978-0-8078-7173-7, $22.95t Paper

Approx. 368 pp., 61⁄8 x 91⁄4, 31 illus., bibl., index

For information on The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture series, please visit www.uncpress.unc.edu.

FALL/WINTER 2010-2011 | The University of North Carolina Press | 29


african american studies | military history

Torchbearers of Democracy African American Soldiers in the World War I Era

chad l. williams Race, nation, manhood, and citizenship in the 1920s

In a manner that no previous author has achieved, Chad Williams vividly captures the turbulent times and sentiments of African Americans in general and black soldiers in particular during the World War I era. His scholarship is outstanding.

—John Morrow Jr., University of Georgia

On April 2, 1917, Woodrow Wilson thrust the United States into World War I by declaring, “The world must be made safe for democracy.” For the 380,000 African American soldiers who fought and labored in the global conflict, these words carried life or death meaning. Relating stories bridging the war and postwar years, spanning the streets of Chicago and the streets of Harlem, from the battlefields of the American South to the battlefields of the Western Front, Chad Williams reveals the central role of African American soldiers in World War I and how they, along with race activists and ordinary citizens alike, committed to fighting for democracy at home and beyond. Using a diverse range of sources, Williams connects the history of African American soldiers and veterans to issues such as the obligations of citizenship, combat and labor, diaspora and internationalism, homecoming and racial violence, “New Negro” militancy, and African American historical memories of the war. Democracy may have been distant from the everyday lives of African Americans at the dawn of the war, but it nevertheless remained a powerful ideal that sparked the hopes of black people throughout the country for societal change. Torchbearers of Democracy reclaims the legacy of black soldiers and establishes the World War I era as a defining moment in the history of African Americans and peoples of African descent more broadly.

chad l. williams is associate professor of history at Hamilton College. The John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and Culture

September 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-3394-0, $34.95s Cloth

Approx. 464 pp., 61⁄8 x 91⁄4, 18 illus., notes, bibl., index

30 | 1-800-848-6224 | www.uncpress.unc.edu


british history | business & economic history

New Edition!

Econocide British Slavery in the Era of Abolition Second Edition

seymour drescher

With a new preface by the author and a new foreword by David Brion Davis Abolition as a result of British public opinion

“[Drescher] showed how abolitionism was an important part of popular culture in Britain at that time, commanding support from people who had no economic interest in the matter one way or the other.” —Stephen Davies, The Freeman: Ideas on Liberty

seymour drescher is Distinguished University Professor of history and sociology at the University of Pittsburgh.

August 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-3446-6, $59.95x Cloth ISBN 978-0-8078-7179-9, $24.95s Paper

Approx. 320 pp., 6 x 9, 9 graphs, 32 tables, appends., notes, bibl., index

Seymour Drescher has enjoyed a long and distinguished career as a specialist of European colonial slavery, the slave trade and abolitionism, and especially of the role played by Great Britain in these processes.

In this classic analysis and refutation of Eric Williams’s 1944 thesis, Seymour Drescher argues that Britain’s abolition of the slave trade in 1807 resulted not from the diminishing value of slavery for Great Britain but instead from the British public’s mobilization against the slave trade, which forced London to commit what Drescher terms “econocide.” This action, he argues, was detrimental to Britain’s economic interests at a time when British slavery was actually at the height of its potential. Originally published in 1977, Drescher’s work was instrumental in undermining the economic determinist interpretation of abolitionism that had dominated historical discourse for decades following World War II. For this second edition, which includes a foreword by David Brion Davis, Drescher has written a new preface, reflecting on the historiography of the British slave trade since this book’s original publication.

—Lawrence C. Jennings, Journal of Modern History

FALL/WINTER 2010-2011 | The University of North Carolina Press | 31


african american studies | photography

Imprisoned in a Luminous Glare Photography and the African American Freedom Struggle

leigh raiford Photography as artifact, artifice, document, and performance

This beautifully written text will significantly shape how we can and will understand the visual culture of social movements in the United States. Raiford’s scholarship is excellent.

In Imprisoned in a Luminous Glare, Leigh Raiford argues that over the past one hundred years activists in the black freedom struggle have used photographic imagery both to gain political recognition and to develop a different visual vocabulary about black lives. Raiford analyzes why activists chose photography over other media, explores the doubts some individuals had about the strategies, and shows how photography became an increasingly effective, if complex, tool in representing black political interests. Offering readings of the use of photography in the antilynching movement, the civil rights movement, and the black power movement, Raiford focuses on key transformations in technology, society, and politics to understand the evolution of photography’s deployment in capturing white oppression, black resistance, and African American life. By putting photography at the center of the long African American freedom struggle, Raiford also explores how the recirculation of these indelible images in political campaigns and art exhibits both adds to and complicates our memory of the events.

leigh r aiford is assistant professor of African American studies at the University of California, Berkeley.

January 2011

ISBN 978-0-8078-3430-5, $45.00s Cloth

Approx. 328 pp., 61⁄8 x 91⁄4, 71 illus., notes, index

—Shawn Michelle Smith, author of Photography on the Color Line: W.E.B. Du Bois, Race, and Visual Culture

AP Photo/Bill Hudson.

32 | 1-800-848-6224 | www.uncpress.unc.edu


african american studies | gender studies

Stormy Weather Middle-Class African American Marriages between the Two World Wars

anastasia c. curwood A compelling picture of the personal challenges black couples experienced The so-called New Negroes of the period between World Wars I and II embodied a new sense of racial pride and upward mobility for the race. Many of them thought that relationships between spouses could be a crucial factor in realizing this dream. But there was little agreement about how spousal relationships should actually function in an ideal New Negro marriage. Shedding light on an often-overlooked aspect of African American social history, Anastasia C. Curwood explores the public and private negotiations over gender relationships inside marriage that consumed upwardly mobile black Americans between 1918 and 1942. Curwood uses private correspondence between spouses, including her own grandparents, and public writings from leading figures of the era to investigate African Americans’ deepest hopes within their private lives. She follows changes and conflicts in African American marital ideals—and demonstrates how those ideals sometimes clashed with reality. In the process, Curwood shows how New Negro marriages are an especially rich site for assessing the interactions of racial, class, and gender identities.

anastasia c. curwood is assistant professor of African American Gender and American Culture

November 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-3434-3, $35.00s Cloth

Approx. 240 pp., 51⁄2 x 81⁄2, 7 illus., notes, bibl., index

and diaspora studies at Vanderbilt University.

Curwood opens up a whole new field of inquiry within African American and gender studies while adding depth to our understanding of the ‘New Negro’ experience. This is a fantastic work of historical scholarship.

—Davarian L. Baldwin, Trinity College

FALL/WINTER 2010-2011 | The University of North Carolina Press | 33


latin american & caribbean studies

Blackness in the White Nation A History of Afro-Uruguay

george reid andrews The first book in English on black history in Uruguay

This new book written by Reid Andrews, a master historian at the height of his form, is destined to become the standard work on its topic, just as his study The Afro-Argentines of Buenos Aires, 1800–1900 has been for an entire generation.

—John Charles Chasteen, author of Americanos: Latin America’s Struggle for Independence

Uruguay is not conventionally thought of as part of the African diaspora, yet during the period of Spanish colonial rule, thousands of enslaved Africans arrived in the country. Afro-Uruguayans played important roles in Uruguay’s national life, creating the second-largest black press in Latin America, a racially defined political party, and numerous social and civic organizations. Afro-Uruguayans were also central participants in the creation of Uruguayan popular culture and the country’s principal musical forms, tango and candombe. Candombe, a style of African-inflected music, is one of the defining features of the nation’s culture, embraced equally by white and black citizens. In Blackness in the White Nation, George Reid Andrews offers a comprehensive history of Afro-Uruguayans from the colonial period to the present. Showing how social and political mobilization is intertwined with candombe, he traces the development of Afro-Uruguayan racial discourse and argues that candombe’s evolution as a central part of the nation’s culture has not fundamentally helped the cause of racial equality. Incorporating lively descriptions of his own experiences as a member of a candombe drumming and performance group, Andrews consistently connects the struggles of Afro-Uruguayans to the broader issues of race, culture, gender, and politics throughout Latin America and the African diaspora generally.

george reid andrews is Distinguished Professor of History at the University of Pittsburgh. He is author of Afro-Latin America, 1800–2000.

October 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-3417-6, $59.95x Cloth ISBN 978-0-8078-7158-4, $22.95s Paper

Approx. 272 pp., 61⁄8 x 91⁄4, 14 illus., 9 tables, notes, bibl., index

34 | 1-800-848-6224 | www.uncpress.unc.edu


latin american & caribbean studies | environmental studies

The Deepest Wounds A Labor and Environmental History of Sugar in Northeast Brazil

thomas d. rogers A melded history of workers and the agro-environment across Brazil’s 400 years of sugar production

thomas d. rogers is assistant professor of Africana studies and Latin American studies at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

December 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-3433-6, $65.00x Cloth ISBN 978-0-8078-7167-6, $25.95s Paper

Rogers capably and vividly reconstructs the worldviews and perspectives of all the major stakeholders in the sugarcane fields of Pernambuco. This is an important, original, and thought-provoking book.

In The Deepest Wounds, Thomas D. Rogers traces social and environmental changes over four centuries in Pernambuco, Brazil’s key northeastern sugargrowing state. Focusing particularly on the period from the end of slavery in 1888 to the late twentieth century, when human impact on the environment reached critical new levels, Rogers confronts the day-to-day world of farming —the complex, fraught, and occasionally poetic business of making sugarcane grow. Renowned Brazilian sociologist Gilberto Freyre, whose home state was Pernambuco, observed, “Monoculture, slavery, and concentrated land ownership—but principally monoculture—opened here, in the life, the landscape, and the character of our people, the deepest wounds.” Inspired by Freyre’s insight, Rogers tells the story of Pernambuco’s wounds, describing the connections among changing agricultural technologies, landscapes and human perceptions of them, labor practices, and agricultural and economic policy. This web of interrelated factors, Rogers argues, both shaped economic progress and left extensive environmental and human damage. Combining a study of workers with analysis of their landscape, Rogers offers new interpretations of crucial moments of labor struggle, casts new light on the role of the state in agricultural change, and illuminates a legacy that influences Brazil’s development even today.

—Stuart McCook, author of

States of Nature: Science, Agriculture, and Environment in the Spanish Caribbean, 1760–1940

Approx. 456 pp., 61⁄8 x 91⁄4, 7 illus., 1 table, 1 map, notes, bibl.,

FALL/WINTER 2010-2011 | The University of North Carolina Press | 35


sports | american studies

new in paperback!

Brand NFL Making and Selling America’s Favorite Sport

michael oriard

With a new afterword from the author The evolution of football through media, money, and mass appeal Professional football today is an $8 billion sports entertainment industry—and the most popular spectator sport in America, with designs on expansion across the globe. In this astute field-level view of the National Football League since 1960, Michael Oriard looks closely at the development of the sport and at the image of the NFL and its unique place in American life. New to the paperback edition is Oriard’s analysis of the offseason labor negotiations and their potential effects on the future of the sport, and his account of how the NFL is dealing with the latest research on concussions and head injuries. “Oriard, a former pro player and current professor, makes the epic tale of the NFL’s touchdown drive from tainted image to powerhouse brand as intensely exciting as a Sunday game on a highlight reel.” —Robert Lipsyte, contributing writer, The New York Times

Also available Bowled Over

Big-Time College Football from the Sixties to the BCS Era Michael Oriard Sprightly, well researched, and unusually insightful, Bowled Over makes a wonderful addition to football history.” —Benjamin G. Rader, University of Nebraska

michael oriard , a former professional football player, is Distinguished Professor of American Literature and Culture and Associate Dean of the College of Liberal Arts at Oregon State University. He is author of several books on football, most recently, Bowled Over: Big-Time College Football from the Sixties to the BCS Era (UNC Press).

September 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-7156-0, $20.00t Paper ISBN 978-0-8078-3142-7, $29.95t Cloth (2007)

336 pp., 61⁄8 x 91⁄4, 2 tables, notes, index

352 pp., 7 illus., 3 tables

ISBN 978-0-8078-3329-2 $30.00t Cloth

36 | 1-800-848-6224 | www.uncpress.unc.edu


medicinecivil war — studies new in paperback! | gender

nature

new in paperback!

new in paperback!

The Gulf Stream

Make Room for Daddy

Tiny Plankton, Giant Bluefin, and the Amazing Story of the Powerful River in the Atlantic

The Journey from Waiting Room to Birthing Room

stan ulanski

A lively history of men’s changing role in childbirth

A virtual sea highway, teeming with life Coursing through the Atlantic Ocean is a powerful current with a force 300 times that of the mighty Amazon. Ulanski explores the fascinating science and history of this sea highway known as the Gulf Stream, a watery wilderness that stretches from the Caribbean to the North Atlantic. Spanning both distance and time, Ulanski’s investigation reveals how the Gulf Stream affects and is affected by every living thing that encounters it—from tiny planktonic organisms to giant bluefin tuna, from ancient mariners to big-game anglers. He examines the scientific discovery of ocean circulation, the role of ocean currents in the settlement of the New World, and the biological life teeming in the stream. “Ulanski is a scientist but doesn’t write like one. His book is jam-packed with facts, but they are so gracefully integrated into the text that it’s only when you come up for air that you realize you’ve been learning all along.” —The Wall Street Journal

stan ulanski is professor of geology and environmental science at James Madison University.

September 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-7157-7, $18.00t Paper ISBN 978-0-8078-3217-2, $28.00s Cloth (2009) 232 pp., 61⁄8 x 91⁄4, 24 illus., 4 maps, bibl., index

judith walzer leavitt Using fathers’ first-hand accounts from letters, journals, and personal interviews along with hospital records and medical literature, Judith Walzer Leavitt offers a new perspective on the changing role of expectant fathers from the 1940s to the 1980s. She shows how, as men moved first from the hospital waiting room to the labor room in the 1960s, and then on to the delivery and birthing rooms in the 1970s and 1980s, they became progressively more involved in the birth experience and their influence over events expanded. With careful attention to power and privilege, Leavitt charts not only the increasing involvement of fathers, but also medical inequalities, the impact of race and class, and the evolution of hospital policies. Illustrated with more than seventy images from television, films, and magazines, this book provides important new insights into childbirth in modern America, even as it reminds readers of their own experiences. “A narrative history—illuminating and engaging—of what fathers actually did while mothers were giving birth over the past 80 years.” —The Wall Street Journal

judith walzer leavitt is Rupple Bascom and Ruth Bleier Professor of Medical History and Women’s Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

August 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-7168-3, $22.95s Paper ISBN 978-0-8078-3255-4, $35.00s Cloth (2009) 400 pp., 61⁄8 x 91⁄4, 72 illus., notes, index

FALL/WINTER 2010-2011 | The University of North Carolina Press | 37


fiction | latin american studies

Santa A Novel of Mexico City

federico gamboa

Translated and edited by John Charles Chasteen Available for the first time in English—the classic Mexican novel

Chasteen provides an artistic, lyrical translation of Gamboa’s striking and significant novel that captures the spirit and narrative of the story and the authorial intention of the novelist. Like Chasteen, I indulged in the sentimentality and reveled in the description of Mexico City.

—William H. Beezley, University of Arizona

This enduring classic of Mexican literature traces the path to ruination of a country girl, Santa, who moves to Mexico City after she is impregnated and abandoned by her lover and subsequently shunned by her family. Once in the city, Santa turns to prostitution and soon gains prominence as Mexico City’s most sought-after courtesan. Despite the opportunities afforded by her success, including the chance to quit prostitution, Santa is propelled by her personal demons toward her ultimate downfall. This evocative novel—justly famous for its vividly detailed depiction of the cityscape and the city’s customs, social interactions, and political activities—assumed singular importance in Mexican popular culture after its original publication in 1903. The book inspired Mexico’s first “talkie” and several other film adaptations, a music score, a radio series, a television soap opera, and a pornographic comic book. Naturalist writer Federico Gamboa, who was also a lawyer and politican, reveals much about Mexican mores and culture at the start of the twentieth century and beyond, from expectations regarding gender roles to the myth of the corrupting and decadent city. In describing how Santa is at the mercy of social problems beyond her control, Gamboa provides a rich historical portrayal of widespread conditions in the years leading to the Mexican Revolution.

federico gamboa (1864–1939) was one of the most important Mexican novelists of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

john charles chasteen is professor of history at the University of North

Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Latin America in Translation/en Traducción/em Tradução

August 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-7107-2, $22.95s Paper 256 pp., 61⁄8 x 91⁄4

38 | 1-800-848-6224 | www.uncpress.unc.edu


american history |

labor studies

american history |

labor studies

Smeltertown

Braceros

Making and Remembering a Southwest Border Community

Migrant Citizens and Transnational Subjects in the Postwar United States and Mexico

monica perales

deborah cohen

The rise and fall of an ethnic Mexican border community

The political economy of labor migration

Company town. Blighted community. Beloved home. Nestled on the banks of the Rio Grande, at the heart of a railroad, mining, and smelting empire, Smeltertown—La Esmelda, as its residents called it—was home to generations of ethnic Mexicans who labored at the American Smelting and Refining Company in El Paso, Texas. Using newspapers, personal archives, photographs, employee records, parish newsletters, and interviews with former residents, including her own relatives, Monica Perales unearths the history of this forgotten community. Spanning almost a century, Smeltertown traces the birth, growth, and ultimate demise of a working class community in the largest U.S. city on the Mexican border and places ethnic Mexicans at the center of transnational capitalism and the making of the urban West. Perales shows that Smeltertown was composed of multiple real and imagined social worlds created by the company, the church, the schools, and the residents themselves. Within these dynamic social worlds, residents forged permanence and meaning in the shadow of the smelter’s giant smokestacks. Smeltertown provides insight into how people and places invent and reinvent themselves and illuminates a vibrant community grappling with its own sense of itself and its place in history and collective memory.

monica per ales is assistant professor of history at the University of Houston.

Published in association with the William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies, Southern Methodist University

September 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-3411-4, $65.00x Cloth ISBN 978-0-8078-7146-1, $22.95s Paper

At the beginning of World War II, the United States and Mexico launched the bracero program, a series of labor agreements that brought Mexican men to work temporarily in U.S. agricultural fields. In Braceros, historian Deborah Cohen asks why these temporary migrants provoked so much concern and anxiety in the United States and what the Mexican government expected to gain in participating in the program. Cohen reveals the fashioning of a U.S.-Mexican transnational world, a world created through the interactions, negotiations, and struggles of the program’s principal protagonists including Mexican and U.S. state actors, labor activists, growers, and bracero migrants. Cohen argues that braceros became racialized foreigners, Mexican citizens, workers, and transnational subjects as they moved between U.S. and Mexican national spaces. Drawing on oral histories, ethnographic fieldwork, and documentary evidence, Cohen creatively links the often unconnected themes of exploitation, development, the rise of consumer cultures, and gendered class and race formation to show why those with connections beyond the nation have historically provoked suspicion, anxiety, and retaliatory political policies.

debor ah cohen is associate professor of history at the University of Missouri–St. Louis. Published in association with the William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies, Southern Methodist University

October 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-3359-9, $39.95s Cloth

Approx. 392 pp., 61⁄8 x 91⁄4, 3 maps, notes, bibl., index

Approx. 336 pp., 61⁄8 x 91⁄4, 26 illus., 3 maps, 4 tables, notes, index FALL/WINTER 2010-2011 | The University of North Carolina Press | 39


canadian history | african american studies

North of the Color Line Migration and Black Resistance in Canada, 1870–1955

sarah-jane mathieu How African American and West Indian sleeping car porters shaped Canada’s racial history

Sarah-Jane Mathieu’s scholarship opens up and deepens our understanding of race, migration, immigration, urbanization, and the discourse of white supremacy through its exploration of the United States’ northern neighbor. She exposes multiple assumptions and contradictions presently embedded in the consciousness of citizens of Canada and the United States as well as the historical literature. Her treatment is creative, well-researched, and beautifully written.

North of the Color Line examines life in Canada for the estimated 5,000 blacks, both African Americans and West Indians, who immigrated to Canada after the end of Reconstruction in the United States. Through the experiences of black railway workers and their union, the Order of Sleeping Car Porters, Sarah-Jane Mathieu connects social, political, labor, immigration, and black diaspora history during the Jim Crow era. By World War I, sleeping car portering had become the exclusive province of black men. White railwaymen protested the presence of the black workers and insisted on a segregated workforce. Using the firsthand accounts of former sleeping car porters, Mathieu shows that porters often found themselves leading racial uplift organizations, galvanizing their communities, and becoming the bedrock of civil rights activism. Examining the spread of segregation laws and practices in Canada, whose citizens often imagined themselves as devoid of racism, Mathieu historicizes Canada’s racial history, and explores how black migrants brought their own sensibilities about race to Canada, participating in and changing political discourse there.

sar ah-jane mathieu is assistant professor of history at the University

of Minnesota.

The John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and Culture

November 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-3429-9, $65.00x Cloth ISBN 978-0-8078-7166-9, $22.95s Paper

Approx. 320 pp., 61⁄8 x 91⁄4, 25 illus., 2 maps, notes, bibl., index

—Beth Tompkins Bates, author of Pullman Porters and the Rise of Protest Politics in Black America, 1925–1945

40 | 1-800-848-6224 | www.uncpress.unc.edu


african american studies | native american studies

The Quest for Citizenship African American and Native American Education in Kansas, 1880–1935

kim cary warren The testing ground for national ideas about education and American identity

kim cary warren is assistant professor of history at the University of Kansas.

September 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-3396-4, $59.95x Cloth ISBN 978-0-8078-7137-9, $24.95s Paper

Approx. 399 pp., 61⁄8 x 91⁄4, 18 illus., notes, bibl., index

In this engrossing comparative study, Kim Warren explores the education of African American and Native American students in Kansas in order to make larger claims about the meanings and expectations of U.S. citizenship. The work she has done to unearth fresh materials, as well as to smartly re-examine well-known figures in the histories of black and Indian schooling, shines through in this illuminating book.

In The Quest for Citizenship, Kim Cary Warren examines the formation of African American and Native American citizenship, belonging, and identity in the United States by comparing their educational experiences in Kansas between 1880 and 1935. Warren focuses her study on Kansas, thought by many to be the quintessential free state, not only because it was home to sizable populations of Indian groups and former slaves, but also because of its unique history of conflict over freedom during the antebellum period. After the Civil War, white reformers opened segregated schools, ultimately reinforcing the very racial hierarchies that they claimed to challenge. To resist the effects of these reformers’ actions, African Americans developed strategies that emphasized inclusion and integration, while autonomy and bicultural identities provided the focal point for Native Americans’ understanding of what it meant to be an American. Warren argues that these approaches to defining American citizenship served as ideological precursors to the Indian rights and civil rights movements. This comparative history of two nonwhite races provides a revealing analysis of the intersection of education, social control, and resistance, and the formation and meaning of identity for minority groups in America.

—Tiya Miles, author of Ties That Bind: The Story of An Afro-Cherokee Family in Slavery and Freedom

FALL/WINTER 2010-2011 | The University of North Carolina Press | 41


native american studies

Removable Type Histories of the Book in Indian Country, 1663–1880

phillip h. round The essential role of the book and print culture in Native American history In 1663, the Puritan missionary John Eliot, with the help of a Nipmuck convert whom the English called James Printer, produced the first Bible printed in North America. It was printed not in English but in Algonquian, making it one of the first books printed in a Native language. In this ambitious and multidisciplinary work, Phillip H. Round examines the relationship between Native Americans and printed books over a two-hundred-year period, uncovering the individual, communal, regional, and political contexts for Native peoples’ use of the printed word. From the northeastern woodlands to the Great Plains, Round argues, alphabetic literacy and printed books mattered greatly in the emergent, transitional cultural formations of indigenous nations threatened by European imperialism. Removable Type showcases the varied ways that Native peoples produced and utilized printed texts over time, approaching them as both opportunity and threat. Surveying this rich history, Round addresses such issues as the role of white missionaries and Christian texts in the dissemination of print culture in Indian Country, the establishment of “national” publishing houses by tribes, the production and consumption of bilingual texts, the importance of copyright in establishing Native intellectual sovereignty (and the sometimes corrosive effects of reprinting thereon), and the significance of illustrations.

native american studies | religious studies

Native Americans, Christianity, and the Reshaping of the American Religious Landscape edited by joel w. martin and mark a. nicholas Foreword by Michelene Pesantubbee

Revisiting Native Americans’ complex encounter with Christianity and Christian missions In this interdisciplinary collection of essays, Joel W. Martin and Mark A. Nicholas gather emerging and leading voices in the study of Native American religion to reconsider the complex and often misunderstood history of Native people’s engagement with Christianity and with Euro-American missionaries. Surveying mission encounters from contact through the mid-nineteenth century, the volume alters and enriches our understanding of both American Christianity and indigenous religion. The essays here explore a variety of post-contact identities, including indigenous Christians, “mission friendly” non-Christians, and ex-Christians, thereby exploring the shifting world of Native-white cultural and religious exchange. This collection challenges the pervasive stereotype of Native Americans as culturally static and ill-equipped to navigate the roiling currents associated with colonialism and missionization. The contributors are Emma Anderson, Joanna Brooks, Steven W. Hackel, Tracy Neal Leavelle, Daniel Mandell, Joel W. Martin, Michael D. McNally, Mark A. Nicholas, Michelene Pesantubbee, David J. Silverman, Laura M. Stevens, Rachel Wheeler, Douglas L. Winiarski, and Hilary E. Wyss.

joel w. martin is Vice Provost for Academic Personnel,

phillip h. round is professor of English and American

Indian and Native studies at the University of Iowa. He is author of The Impossible Land: Story and Place in California’s Imperial Valley.

Dean of the Faculty, and Distinguished Professor of History at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. mark a. nicholas is an independent scholar living in Philadelphia.

October 2010

October 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-3390-2, $59.95x Cloth ISBN 978-0-8078-7120-1, $24.95s Paper

Approx. 272 pp., 61⁄8 x 91⁄4, 38 illus., notes, bibl., index 42 | 1-800-848-6224 | www.uncpress.unc.edu

ISBN 978-0-8078-3406-0, $75.00x Cloth ISBN 978-0-8078-7145-4, $27.95s Paper

Approx. 336 pp., 61⁄8 x 91⁄4, 2 maps, notes, index


african american studies | women’s studies

american history | women’s studies

Talk with You Like a Woman

Hearts Beating for Liberty

African American Women, Justice, and Reform in New York, 1890–1935

Women Abolitionists in the Old Northwest

cheryl d. hicks Dreams and expectations of black working-class women in New York With this book, Cheryl D. Hicks brings to light the voices and viewpoints of black workingclass women, especially southern migrants, who were the subjects of urban and penal reform in early twentieth-century New York. Hicks compares the ideals of racial uplift and reform programs of middle-class white and black activists to the experiences and perspectives of those whom they sought to protect and, often, control. In need of support as they navigated the discriminatory labor and housing markets and contended with poverty, maternity, and domestic violence, black women instead found themselves subject to hostility from black leaders, urban reformers, and the police. Still, these black working-class women struggled to uphold their own standards of respectable womanhood. Through their actions as well as their words, they challenged prevailing views regarding black women and morality in urban America. Drawing on extensive archival research, Hicks explores the complexities of black working-class women’s lives and illuminates the impact of racism and sexism on early twentieth-century urban reform and criminal justice initiatives.

chery l d. hicks is assistant professor of history at

the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Gender and American Culture

A reconsideration of antislavery history through the perspective of western women 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 antislavery movement in the Old Northwest. Stacey M. Robertson argues that the environment of the Old Northwest—with its own complicated history of slavery and racism—created a uniquely collaborative and flexible approach to abolitionism. Western women helped build this local focus through their unusual and occasionally transgressive activities. They plunged into Liberty Party politics, vociferously supported a Quaker-led boycott of slave goods, and tirelessly aided fugitives and free blacks in their communities. Western women worked closely with male abolitionists, belying the notion of separate spheres that characterized abolitionism in the East. The contested history of race relations in the West also affected the development of abolitionism in the region, necessitating a pragmatic bent in their activities. Female antislavery societies focused on eliminating racist laws, aiding fugitive slaves, and building and sustaining schools for blacks. This approach required that abolitionists of all stripes work together, and women proved especially adept at such cooperation.

stacey m. robertson is Oglesby Professor of American Heritage at Bradley University. She is author of Parker Pillsbury: Radical Abolitionist, Male Feminist.

October 2010

December 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-3424-4, $65.00x Cloth ISBN 978-0-8078-7162-1, $24.95s Paper

stacey m. robertson

ISBN 978-0-8078-3408-4, $39.95s Cloth

Approx. 336 pp., 61⁄8 x 91⁄4, 5 illus., 3 maps, notes, bibl., index

Approx. 552 pp., 61⁄8 x 91⁄4, 14 illus., notes, bibl., index

FALL/WINTER 2010-2011 | The University of North Carolina Press | 43


literary studies

American Bards Walt Whitman and Other Unlikely Candidates for National Poet

edward whitley Outsider poetics of the antebellum period Walt Whitman has long been regarded as the quintessential American bard, the poet who best represents all that is distinctive about life in the United States. Whitman himself encouraged this view, but he was also quick to remind his readers that he was an unlikely candidate for the office of national poet, and that his working-class upbringing and radical take on human sexuality often put him at odds with American culture. While American literary history has tended to credit Whitman with having invented the persona of the national outsider as the national bard, Edward Whitley recovers three of Whitman’s contemporaries who adopted similar personae: James M. Whitfield, an African American separatist and abolitionist; Eliza R. Snow, a Mormon pioneer and women's leader; and John Rollin Ridge, a Cherokee journalist and Native-rights advocate. These three poets not only provide a counterpoint to the Whitmanian persona of the outsider bard, but they also reframe the criteria by which generations of scholars have characterized Whitman as America’s poet. This effort to resituate Whitman’s place in American literary history provides an innovative perspective on the most familiar poet of the United States and the culture from which he emerged.

edward whitley is assistant professor of English and director of American studies at Lehigh University.

October 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-3421-3, $49.95s Cloth Approx. 256 pp., 61⁄8 x 91⁄4, notes, bibl., index

british history |

military history

Books and the British Army in the Age of the American Revolution ira d. gruber The books that influenced eighteenth-century British army officers Historians have long understood that books were important to the British army in defining the duties of its officers, regulating tactics, developing the art of war, and recording the history of campaigns and commanders. Now, in this groundbreaking analysis, Ira D. Gruber identifies which among over nine hundred books on war were considered most important by British officers and how those books might have affected the army from one era to another. By examining the preferences of some forty-two officers who served between the War of the Spanish Succession and the French Revolution, Gruber shows that by the middle of the eighteenth century British officers were discriminating in their choices of books on war and, further, that their emerging preference for Continental books affected their understanding of warfare and their conduct of operations in the American Revolution. In their increasing enthusiasm for books on war, Gruber concludes, British officers were laying the foundation for the nineteenth-century professionalization of their nation’s officer corps. Gruber’s analysis is enhanced with detailed and comprehensive bibliographies and tables.

ir a d. gruber is Harris Masterson Jr. Professor Emeritus of History at Rice University. From 1966 to 2009 he taught courses in early American and military history at Rice University, the U.S. Military Academy, and the U.S. Army Staff College. His previous books include The Howe Brothers and the American Revolution (UNC Press). Copublished with The Society of the Cincinnati

October 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-3378-0, $55.00s Cloth

Approx. 360 pp., 61⁄8 x 91⁄4, 9 illus., 1 map, 16 tables, notes, bibl., index 44 | 1-800-848-6224 | www.uncpress.unc.edu


american history | women’s studies | african american studies

New in paperback!

A Movement Without Marches African American Women and the Politics of Poverty in Postwar Philadelphia

lisa levenstein Honorable Mention, Frederick Jackson Turner Award, Organization of American Historians

Government benefits and services come with strings attached

“A deeply humane account of poor women’s struggles for dignity and survival. Lisa Levenstein combines history from the bottom up with an unparalleled account of the institutions, from courts to schools, that shaped and constrained black women’s lives. Her book opens up new ways of thinking about the unfinished history of race, gender, and civil rights in modern America.” —Thomas J. Sugrue, University of Pennsylvania

lisa levenstein is assistant professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. The John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and Culture

August 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-7164-5, $22.95s Paper ISBN 978-0-8078-3272-1, $45.00s Cloth (2009)

If we could persuade our elected representatives to consider the historical context in which they make policies regarding welfare and poverty that impact the lives of women and their families this would be one book they should read. The stories here challenge onedimensional sound bites that too often suffice in public discourse on these issues.

Lisa Levenstein reframes highly charged debates over the origins of chronic African American poverty and the social policies and political struggles that led to the postwar urban crisis. A Movement Without Marches follows poor black women as they traveled from some of Philadelphia’s most impoverished neighborhoods into its welfare offices, courtrooms, public housing, schools, and hospitals, laying claim to an unprecedented array of government benefits and services. With these resources came new constraints, as public officials frequently responded to women’s efforts by limiting benefits and attempting to control their personal lives. Scathing public narratives about women’s “dependency” and their children’s “illegitimacy” placed African American women and public institutions at the center of the growing opposition to black migration and civil rights in northern U.S. cities. Countering stereotypes that have long plagued public debate, Levenstein offers a new paradigm for understanding postwar U.S. history.

—Tera W. Hunter, author of To ‘Joy My Freedom: Southern Black Women’s Lives and Labors After the Civil War

320 pp., 61⁄8 x 91⁄4, 22 illus., 12 tables, 4 maps, appends., notes, bibl., index

FALL/WINTER 2010-2011 | The University of North Carolina Press | 45


islamic studies | anthropology

Isma’ili Modern Globalization and Identity in a Muslim Community

jonah steinberg New possibilities for identity and community in a global age

This is a fascinating and unrivaled account of transnational Isma’ilism. Steinberg admirably brings together globalization theories and fascinating ethnographic material to produce a rich narrative of this interesting community. It will be the most important account of contemporary Isma’ilism yet published.

—Faisal Devji, author of The Terrorist in Search of Humanity: Militant Islam and Global Politics

The Isma’ili Muslims, a major sect of Shi’i Islam, form a community that is intriguing in its deterritorialized social organization. Informed by the richness of Isma'ili history, theories of transnationalism and globalization, and firsthand ethnographic fieldwork in the Himalayan regions of Tajikistan and Pakistan as well as in Europe, Jonah Steinberg investigates Isma’ili Muslims and the development of their remarkable and expansive twenty-first-century global structures. Led by a charismatic European-based hereditary Imam, Prince Karim Aga Khan IV, global Isma’ili organizations make available an astonishing array of services—social, economic, political, and religious—to some three to five million subjects stretching from Afghanistan to England, from Pakistan to Tanzania. Steinberg argues that this intricate and highly integrated network enables a new kind of shared identity and citizenship, one that goes well beyond the sense of community maintained by other diasporic populations. Of note in this process is the rapid assimilation in the postcolonial period of once-isolated societies into the intensively centralized Isma'ili structure. Also remarkable is the Isma’ilis’ selfpresentation, contrary to common characterizations of Islam in the mass media, as a Muslim society that is broadly sympathetic to capitalist systems, opposed to fundamentalism, and distinctly modern in orientation. Steinberg’s unique journey into remote mountain regions highlights today’s rapidly shifting meanings of citizenship, faith, and identity and reveals their global scale.

jonah steinberg is assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Vermont.

Islamic Civilization and Muslim Networks

November 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-3407-7, $59.95x Cloth ISBN 978-0-8078-7165-2, $24.95s Paper

Approx. 256 pp., 61⁄8 x 91⁄4, 6 illus., 2 maps, notes, bibl., index

46 | 1-800-848-6224 | www.uncpress.unc.edu


german history | sociology

Christmas in Germany A Cultural History

joe perry How Christmas was celebrated, constructed, and transformed over time For poets, priests, and politicians—and especially ordinary Germans—in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the image of the loving nuclear family gathered around the Christmas tree symbolized the unity of the nation at large. German Christmas was supposedly organic, a product of the winter solstice rituals of pagan “Teutonic” tribes, the celebration of the birth of Jesus, and the age-old customs that defined German character. Yet, as Joe Perry argues, Germans also used these annual celebrations to contest the deepest values that held the German community together: faith, family, and love, certainly, but also civic responsibility, material prosperity, and national belonging. This richly illustrated volume explores the invention, evolution, and politicization of Germany’s favorite national holiday. According to Perry, Christmas played a crucial role in public politics, as revealed in the militarization of “War Christmas” during World War I and World War II, the Nazification of Christmas by the Third Reich, and the political manipulation of Christmas during the Cold War. Perry offers a close analysis of the impact of consumer culture on popular celebration and the conflicts created as religious, commercial, and political authorities sought to control the holiday’s meaning. By unpacking the intimate links between domestic celebration, popular piety, consumer desires, and political ideology, Perry concludes that family festivity was central in the making and remaking of public national identities.

joe perry is associate professor of modern German and European history at Georgia State University.

September 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-3364-3, $49.95s Cloth 424 pp., 61⁄8 x 91⁄4, 37 illus., notes, bibl., index

Covering nearly two centuries of Germany history, Joe Perry analyzes the ways various groups constructed and contested the Christmas holiday, a central element of modern German experience and identity. This is an outstanding work, impressive in its scope and breadth, the depth and range of its research, and the richness and relevance of its analysis. It is crisply written, absorbing, and exhaustively researched.

—Paul Lerner, author of Hysterical Men: War, Psychiatry and the Politics of Trauma in Germany, 1890–1939

Gifts around the Christmas Tree, lithograph circa 1875. (© bpk Berlin 2009/Dietmar Katz)

FALL/WINTER 2010-2011 | The University of North Carolina Press | 47


women’s studies | religious studies

biography | literary studies

New in Paperback!

New in Paperback!

New Women of the Old Faith

Walker Percy Remembered

Gender and American Catholicism in the Progressive Era

A Portrait in the Words of Those Who Knew Him

kathleen sprows cummings

david horace harwell

Finding room for female power within a religious patriarchy

Alternate Selection of The Readers’ Subscription

American Catholic women rarely surface as protagonists in histories of the United States. Offering a new perspective, Kathleen Sprows Cummings places Catholic women at the forefront of two defining developments of the Progressive Era: the emergence of the “New Woman” and Catholics’ struggle to define their place in American culture. Cummings highlights four women: Chicago-based journalist Margaret Buchanan Sullivan; Sister Julia McGroarty, SND, founder of Trinity College in Washington, D.C., one of the first Catholic women’s colleges; Philadelphia educator Sister Assisium McEvoy, SSJ; and Katherine Eleanor Conway, a Boston editor, public figure, and antisuffragist. Cummings uses each woman’s story to explore how debates over Catholic identity were intertwined with the renegotiation of American gender roles. “A timely, enlightening book—required reading for those who wish to understand the religious landscape of the Progressive Era and the historical background of today’s culture wars. Highly recommended.” —Choice

k athleen sprows cummings is assistant professor

of American studies and associate director of the Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism at the University of Notre Dame.

August 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-7152-2, $22.95s Paper ISBN 978-0-8078-3249-3, $45.00s Cloth (2009) 296 pp., 61⁄8 x 91⁄4, 18 illus., notes, bibl., index

Family, friends, and neighbors talk about the southern writer Walker Percy (1916–1990), the reclusive southern author most famous for his 1961 novel The Moviegoer, spent much of his adult life in Covington, Louisiana. In the spirit of traditional southern storytelling, this biography of Percy takes its shape from 13 candid interviews with his family, close friends, and acquaintances. We get to know Percy through his life long friend Shelby Foote, Percy’s brothers LeRoy and Phin, his former priest, his housekeeper, and former teachers, among others—all in their own words. Through the interviews, readers learn intimate details of Percy’s writing process; his interaction with community members of different ethnic, religious, and socioeconomic backgrounds; and his commitment to civil rights issues. What emerges is a multidimensional portrait of Percy as a man, a friend, and a family member. “An unpretentiously excellent collection of interviews, valuable for its insights not only into Percy but into recent life in the Deep South.” —Times Literary Supplement “These conversations not only shed light on a great American author, but also plunge readers into the rhythms of folksy Southern storytelling. Percy fans will relish this small jewel of a book.” —Publishers Weekly

david hor ace harwell is assistant professor of

English at the College of the Bahamas in Freeport, Bahamas.

August 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-7153-9, $18.00t Paper ISBN 978-0-8078-3039-0, $24.95t Cloth (2006) 200 pp., 51⁄4 x 81⁄2, bibl., index

48 | 1-800-848-6224 | www.uncpress.unc.edu


spanish literature | literary studies

Los ‘Trionfi’ de Petrarca comentados en catalán

north carolina

The Good Government Man

una edición de los manuscritos 534 de la biblioteca nacional de París y del Ateneu de Barcelona

edited by roxana recio The complete late medieval Catalan translation This is the first complete edition of an anonymous late medieval Catalan translation of Italian writer Bernardo Illicino’s commentary on Petrarch’s Triumphs. The introduction to this volume raises interesting questions about the translation’s nature and about the readers for which it was intended. Written in Spanish with Petrarch’s verses preserved in the original Italian.

rox ana recio is associate professor of Spanish at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska.

North Carolina Studies in Romance Languages and Literature

August 2010

ISBN 978-0-8078-9297-8, $42.50x Paper

Approx. 784 pp., 6 x 91⁄4, notes, bibl., RLS No. 293

Mapping the Social Body Urbanisation, the Gaze, and the Novels of Galdós

collin mckinney Benito Pérez Galdós and Madrid’s middle class Influenced by trends in medicine, town planning and social etiquette, Madrid’s middle class viewed urban growth with apprehension in the second half of the nineteenth century. In Mapping the Social Body, Collin McKinney examines manifestations and critiques of that reaction in the work of Benito Pérez Galdós, Spain’s

Albert Coates and the Early Years of the Institute of Government

howard e. covington, jr. A genius of striking originality The Good Government Man captures the life of Albert Coates (1896–1989), the founder and first director of the Institute of Government at the University of North Carolina, and an exciting, transformative era in the history of UNC. Inspired by visionary President Edward Kidder Graham—whose death during the influenza pandemic of 1918 devastated the campus—Coates adopted as his life mission his hero’s dream of the university in service to the state. With raw determination, stubborn independence, and sheer audacity, Coates created the Institute of Government, now School of Government, to prepare elected officials, government employees, and private citizens for public service. Covington’s clear-eyed account presents Coates in all his guises. Passionate and persuasive on the stump, he tirelessly recruited anyone who would listen to his cause including state and university leaders who would prove essential to the ultimate success of the Institute. To admirers, he was a genius of striking originality. Like many with a strong sense of mission, he could also be exasperatingly insistent on getting his way in all matters, great or small. His story, however, is unarguably an important one, and the value of the institute he founded, the first program of its type in the nation, is inestimable.

collin m c kinney is assistant professor at

howard e. covington, jr. of Greensboro, N. C., has been writing about North Carolina people and history for twenty-five years. His book Favored by Fortune: George W. Watts and The Hills of Durham was awarded the Ragan Old North State Award for Nonfiction.

North Carolina Studies in Romance Languages and Literature

Distributed for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library

August 2010

November 2010

191 pp., 6 x 9, 1 illus., notes, bibli., index, RLS No. 294

Approx. 368 pp., 6 x 9, 49 illus., notes, bibl., index

greatest modern novelist. Bucknell University.

ISBN 978-0-8078-9298-5, $42.50x Paper

ISBN 978-0-8078-3453-4, $34.95s Cloth

FALL/WINTER 2010-2011 | The University of North Carolina Press | 49


unc press journals U.S.A.

Foreign

George Brosi, Editor Quarterly: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall ISSN 0363-2318 (2010-Volume 38) Institutions Individuals

$30.00 $25.00

$50.00 $45.00

Harry L. Watson and Jocelyn R. Neal, Editors Quarterly: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter ISSN 1068-8218 (2010-Volume 16) Institutions Individuals

$55.00 $29.00

$75.00 $49.00

Robert Brinkmann and Graham A. Tobin, Editors Quarterly: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter ISSN 0038-366X (2010-Volume 50)

Dorothy Figueira, Editor Annually: May ISSN 0195-7678 (2010-Volume 34) Institutions and Individuals

$42.50

$47.50

$55.00 $35.00

$70.00 $50.00

The High School Journal

$65.00

$40.00

$60.00

Institutions Individuals

$48.00 $30.00

$58.00 $40.00

$55.00 $35.00

$75.00 $55.00

Studies in Philology

Meredith N. Sinclair, Managing Editor Bimonthly: October–May ISSN 0018-1498 (2010/2011-Volume 94) $58.00 $36.00

$45.00

Fred Hobson and Minrose Gwin, Editors Semiannually: Fall, Spring ISSN 0038-4291 (2010/2011-Volume 43)

Sandra Gustafson, Editor Triannually: Spring, Fall, Winter ISSN 0012-8163 (2010-Volume 45) Institutions Individuals

Institutions Individuals (SEDAAG membership dues)

The Southern Literary Journal

Early American Literature

$78.00 $56.00

Reid Barbour, Editor Quarterly: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall ISSN 0039-3738 (2010-Volume 107) Institutions Individuals

journal orders

Social Forces

Orders for subscriptions may be placed directly with the Journals Department, the University of North Carolina Press, or through a subscription agency. All direct orders must be prepaid with a check drawn on a U.S. bank or an international money order payable to the appropriate journal(s). Visa or MasterCard orders are also accepted.

Arne Kalleberg, Editor Quarterly: September, December, March, June ISSN 0037-7732 (2010/2011-Volume 89) Institutions Individuals

Foreign

Southeastern Geographer

The Comparatist

Institutions Individuals

U.S.A.

Southern Cultures

Appalachian Heritage

$337.00 $357.00 $84.00 $104.00

50 | 1-800-848-6224 | www.uncpress.unc.edu

For additional information contact Suzi Waters at: Journals Department, University of North Carolina Press 116 S. Boundary St., Chapel Hill, N.C. 27514-3808 Telephone: 919-962-4201 Fax: 919-843-7595 or 1-800-205-5425 E-mail: uncpress_  journals@unc.edu


award-winning books What America Read

Wade Hampton

Taste, Class, and the Novel, 1920–1960

Confederate Warrior to Southern Redeemer

gordon hutner

rod andrew jr.

2008 Distinguished Book Award, Biography, Army Historical Foundation 2008 Mary Lawton Hodges Book Prize, Institute for Southern Studies, University of South Carolina 2008 Choice Outstanding Academic Title ISBN 978-0-8078-3193-9, $40.00t Cloth Civil War America

A Choice Outstanding Academic Title ISBN 978-0-8078-3227-8, $39.95s Cloth

The Cuban Connection

Drug Trafficking, Smuggling, and Gambling in Cuba from the 1920s to the Revolution

eduardo sáenz rovner

A Choice Outstanding Academic Title

ISBN 978-0-8078-3175-5, $35.00s Cloth Latin America in Translation/en Traducción/em Tradução

Shenandoah 1862

Stonewall Jackson’s Valley Campaign

That Infernal Little Cuban Republic

A Choice Outstanding Academic Title

lars schoultz

peter cozzens

The United States and the Cuban Revolution

A Choice Outstanding Academic Title

ISBN 978-0-8078-3200-4, $35.00t Cloth Civil War America

ISBN 978-0-8078-3260-8, $35.00t Cloth

The Origin of the Milky Way and Other Living Stories of the Cherokee

Sounds of Change

A Storytelling World Honor Book

A Choice Outstanding Academic Title

barbara r. duncan

ISBN 978-0-8078-3219-6, $19.95s Cloth ISBN 978-0-8078-5930-8, $12.95t Paper

A History of FM Broadcasting in America

christopher h. sterling

ISBN 978-0-8078-3215-8, $59.95x Cloth ISBN 978-0-8078-5888-2, $22.50s paper

The Price of Defiance

James Meredith and the Integration of Ole Miss

charles w. eagles

2009 Mississippi Humanities Council Special Recognition Award 2010 McLemore Prize, Mississippi Historical Society ISBN 978-0-8078-3273-8, $35.00t Cloth

Lynching and Spectacle

Witnessing Racial Violence in America, 1890–1940

amy louise wood

A Choice Outstanding Academic Title ISBN 978-0-8078-3254-7, $39.95s Cloth New Directions in Southern Studies

The Harriet Jacobs Family Papers

The People and Their Peace

Legal Culture and the Transformation of Inequality in the Post-Revolutionary South

laura f. edwards

2009 Littleton-Griswold Prize, American Historical Association ISBN 978-0-8078-3263-9, $39.95s Cloth ISBN 978-0-8078-5932-2, $24.95s Paper

From Rainforest to Cane Field in Cuba An Environmental History since 1492

reinaldo funes monzote

2009 Elinor Melville Prize for Latin American Environmental History, Conference on Latin American History ISBN 978-0-8078-3128-1, $65.00x Cloth ISBN 978-0-8078-5858-5, $24.95s Paper Envisioning Cuba

jean fagan yellin

2009 J. Franklin Jameson Prize, American Historical Association ISBN 978-0-8078-3131-1, $125.00x Cloth

A Savage Conflict

The Decisive Role of Guerrillas in the American Civil War

daniel e. sutherland

2010 Distinguished Book Award, Society for Military History ISBN 978-0-8078-3277-6, $35.00t Cloth Civil War America

Terror in the Heart of Freedom

Citizenship, Sexual Violence, and the Meaning of Race in the Postemancipation South

hannah rosen

Andean Cocaine

2010 Avery O. Craven Award, Organization of American Historians

The Making of a Global Drug

ISBN 978-0-8078-3202-8, $65.00x Cloth ISBN 978-0-8078-5882-0, $24.95s Paper Gender and American Culture

paul gootenberg

A Choice Outstanding Academic Title ISBN 978-0-8078-3229-5, $65.00x Cloth ISBN 978-0-8078-5905-6, $24.95s Paper

Catholic and Feminist

The Surprising History of the American Catholic Feminist Movement

mary j. henold

A Nota Bene selection of The Chronicle of Higher Education A Choice Outstanding Academic Title ISBN 978-0-8078-3224-0, $32.00t Cloth

FALL/WINTER 2010-2011 | The University of North Carolina Press | 51


recent and recommended

Mountain Nature

A Seasonal Natural History of the Southern Appalachians

jennifer frick-ruppert

“Anyone interested in nature will relish this evocative and informative book.” —Timothy P. Spira, Clemson University “Mountain Nature takes a new perspective on [the Southern Appalachians’] wonderful diversity, following the seasonal path from spring wildflowers to summer green to fall harvest and winter quiet.” —Peter S. White, North Carolina Botanical Garden 256 pp., 50 color / 41 b&w illus., 1 table, 1 map ISBN 978-0-8078-3386-5, $45.00s Cloth ISBN 978-0-8078-7116-4, $20.00t Paper

Life along the Inner Coast A Naturalist’s Guide to the Sounds, Inlets, Rivers, and Intracoastal Waterway from Norfolk to Key West

robert l. lippson and alice jane lippson Illustrations by Alice Jane Lippson

“A real encyclopedic adventure for the student of wildlife on the Atlantic coast.” —Hedrick L. Smith, correspondent and senior producer of Poisoned Waters “A fascinating translation of science into prose and art.” —Kenneth Leber, Mote Marine Laboratory

At the Precipice

Americans North and South during the Secession Crisis

shearer davis bowman

“Bowman examines the dissolution of the Union—surely the most important crisis in American history—from a variety of angles and perspectives. This is a very original, even arresting account that makes us rethink how we should consider secession and the breakup of the American republic. It is required reading for students of the Civil War crisis.” —William A. Link, author of Roots of Secession: Slavery and Politics in Antebellum Virginia 480 pp., 16 illus. ISBN 978-0-8078-3392-6, $30.00t Cloth

David Ruggles

A Radical Black Abolitionist and the Underground Railroad in New York City

graham russell gao hodges

“Hodges contributes to a better understanding of antebellum black activism and to shaping a fresh synthesis regarding how abolitionism shook America to its core. . . . Essential for readers and scholars interested in antebellum America, the antislavery movement, black activists, or New York City history.” —Library Journal starred review 280 pp., 30 illus. ISBN 978-0-8078-3326-1, $30.00t Cloth

472 pp., 395 drawings, 20 illus., 6 maps ISBN 978-0-8078-3303-2, $35.00t Cloth

52 | 1-800-848-6224 | www.uncpress.unc.edu

When Janey Comes Marching Home

Portraits of Women Combat Veterans

laura browder photographs by

sascha pflaeging

“Respectful but unflinching, these arresting images and stories of women veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan have the power to stop us in our tracks and transform how we think about the American way of war. . . . This important documentary can help us muster the empathy to make their lives a part of our daily consciousness.” —Christian G. Appy, author of Patriots: The Vietnam War Remembered from All Sides 168 pp., 48 color illus. ISBN 978-0-8078-3380-3, $35.00t Cloth

Long Story Short

Flash Fiction by Sixty-five of North Carolina’s Finest Writers

edited by marianne gingher

“They are addictive, these little stories. Finish one, and you want to dive into the next.” —Charlotte Observer “Here’s a tempting, dangerous box of lit, rare firecrackers.” —George Singleton, author of Work Shirts for Madmen “A remarkable achievement, a vibrant and intense piece of literature, and a historic tribute to the letters of what is likely the nation’s most literary state.” —Julianna Baggott, author of Girl Talk An Oxford American Editors’ Pick 224 pp. ISBN 978-0-8078-3328-5, $32.50s Cloth ISBN 978-0-8078-5977-3, $16.00t Paper

Stabbed in the Back

Confronting Back Pain in an Overtreated Society

nortin m. hadler, m.d.

“A bitter pill—but one that should trigger a much needed debate among health-care reformers.” —Publishers Weekly “Relentlessly probes the effectiveness of common medical treatments and finds them wanting. . . . [A] compelling book.” —Library Journal “Exposes the overmanagement of a sometimes-contrived disease with a compelling body of scientific investigation.” —Mehmet Oz, M.D. 224 pp., 5 illus. ISBN 978-0-8078-3348-3, $25.00t Cloth

U. S. Grant

American Hero, American Myth

joan waugh

“An engaging study of the making of Ulysses S. Grant’s reputation. . . . Waugh convincingly interprets Grant as ‘symboliz[ing] both the hopes and the lost dreams’ of the Civil War.” —Publishers Weekly A Main Selection of the History Book Club and a Selection of the Military Book Club and Book of the Month Club 384 pp., 69 illus., 3 maps ISBN 978-0-8078-3317-9, $30.00t Cloth Civil War America


recent and recommended

Thomas Day

Bring Your “A” Game

patricia phillips marshall and jo ramsay leimenstoll

jennifer l. etnier

Master Craftsman and Free Man of Color Foreword by Jeffrey J. Crow

“Marshall and Leimenstoll have researched Day’s remarkable life and work thoroughly, identifying a great quantity of his known and attributed furniture and interior woodwork, finding myriad published sources for his design elements, and examining a wide range of documents to trace his career and describe his world. Their research, along with the wealth of images of Day’s unique furniture and interiors, constitutes a book of major, lasting value.” —Catherine Bishir, author of North Carolina Architecture 320 pp., 20 color / 243 b&w illus., 4 maps ISBN 978-0-8078-3341-4, $40.00t Cloth Published in association with the North Carolina Museum of History

Real NASCAR

White Lightning, Red Clay, and Big Bill France

daniel s. pierce

“Each NASCAR event is a cultural experience, and any fan or participant who understands the fundamentals on which this sport was founded must read this book. The research and fact-finding are incredible; this is the best I have ever read on the heritage of this amazing sport.” —Brad Daugherty, NASCAR team owner, ESPN and ABC analyst 360 pp., 30 illus. ISBN 978-0-8078-3384-1, $30.00t Cloth

A Young Athlete’s Guide to Mental Toughness

“Essential reading for any young athlete who dreams of playing at the highest level.” —Anson Dorrance, women’s soccer coach, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill “Mental training and preparation are what differentiates the good from the great performers in sports. [This] is a must-read for young athletes looking to get the most out of their potential . . . on the field, on the court, or in the classroom.” —Brad Woodall, former Major League Baseball player, owner of Woodall Baseball Instruction 216 pp., 24 illus. ISBN 978-0-8078-3347-6, $35.00s Cloth ISBN 978-0-8078-5990-2, $16.95t Paper

Down Home

Jewish Life in North Carolina

leonard rogoff

“Down Home is the best and most comprehensive history of Jews in any one of the fifty states. Lively, well researched, and beautifully illustrated, it is a warts-and-all history that properly integrates 425 years of Jewish life in North Carolina with larger trends in American and southern Jewish life.” —Jonathan D. Sarna, author of American Judaism: A History 432 pp., 30 color / 106 b&w illus. ISBN 978-0-8078-3375-9, $35.00t Cloth Published in association with the Jewish Heritage Foundation of North Carolina

Voices of the Mississippi Blues

The North Carolina Gazetteer

Includes a CD of original music and a DVD of original film

Second Edition

Give My Poor Heart Ease william ferris

“Personal, anecdotal, lively and full of the same spirit that helps bring blues music to life. A great mix of stories from some renowned blues greats alongside people known only in their neighborhoods.” —Publishers Weekly, Indie Top 20 Selection “A captivating and diverse multimedia experience for fans and scholars of the blues and gospel music.” —Library Journal starred review A 2009 Okra Pick, Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance

A Dictionary of Tar Heel Places and Their History

william s. powell and michael hill

“One can’t get all this information anywhere else. . . . The book is practically a ‘must’ for anyone interested in the state’s geography or history.” —North Carolina Historical Review “There is no state glossary for the Atlantic Seaboard (possibly anywhere) that can compare in quality with Bill Powell’s glossary of North Carolina.” —Raven I. McDavid Jr., University of Chicago

320 pp., 8 x 91⁄2, 45 illus., 1 map ISBN 978-0-8078-3325-4, $35.00t Cloth

608 pp., 101 maps ISBN 978-0-8078-3399-5, $70.00x Cloth ISBN 978-0-8078-7138-6, $25.00t Paper

A History of American Studio Craft

Sweet Carolina

janet koplos and bruce metcalf

“In Makers the American crafts have their Iliad: a must-read story, a pantheon, and the first substantial ground for contention over the origins, agents, motives, and boundaries of what is functionally a cultural identity.” —Glen R. Brown, Kansas State University 544 pp., 409 color / 50 b&w illus. ISBN 978-0-8078-3413-8, $65.00t Cloth A project of the University of North Carolina Center for Craft, Creativity, and Design

Favorite Desserts and Candies from the Old North State

foy allen edelman

“This sweet book is more than recipes. Every dish has personality beyond its taste thanks to colorful introductions by the author that include notes from the cook whose recipe it is. These extra ingredients add flavor that makes Sweet Carolina a joy to read as well as tempting to cook from.” —Jane and Michael Stern, authors of 500 Things to Eat Before It’s Too Late 320 pp., 29 illus., 1 map ISBN 978-0-8078-3294-3, $25.00t Cloth

FALL/WINTER 2010-2011 | The University of North Carolina Press | 53


essential backlist nature & guidebooks

Amphibians and Reptiles of the Carolinas and Virginia Second Edition, Revised and Updated

Jeffrey C. Beane, Alvin L. Braswell, Joseph C. Mitchell, William M. Palmer, and Julian R. Harrison III

Photographs by Jack Dermid. With contributions by Bernard S. Martof and Joseph R. Bailey.

221 color illus., 3 tables, 172 maps ISBN 978-0-8078-3374-2, $55.00s Cloth ISBN 978-0-8078-7112-6, $25.00t Paper

African American Visual Arts From Slavery to the Present Celeste-Marie Bernier

ISBN 978-0-8078-3256-1, $65.00x Cloth ISBN 978-0-8078-5933-9, $24.95s Paper

Wild Flowers of North Carolina

Birds of the Carolinas

William S. Justice, C. Ritchie Bell, and Anne H. Lindsey

Eloise F. Potter, James F. Parnell, Robert P. Teulings, and Ricky Davis

Second Edition

553 color / 6 b&w illus. ISBN 978-0-8078-2933-2, $29.95t Cloth ISBN 978-0-8078-5597-3, $19.95t Paper

Second Edition

381 color photos, 1 map ISBN 978-0-8078-2999-8, $34.95t Cloth ISBN 978-0-8078-5671-0, $24.95t Paper

Exploring the Geology of the Carolinas

A Field Guide to Favorite Places from Chimney Rock to Charleston Kevin G. Stewart & Mary-Russell Roberson 12 color / 86 b&w illus., 44 maps ISBN 978-0-8078-3077-2, $39.95s Cloth ISBN 978-0-8078-5786-1, $19.95t Paper

afr ican amer ican history

Joining Places

Slave Neighborhoods in the Old South Anthony E. Kaye

ISBN 978-0-8078-3103-8, $34.95s Cloth ISBN 978-0-8078-6179-0, $22.95s Paper

Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement

Self-Taught

ISBN 978-0-8078-5616-1, $24.95s Paper

ISBN 978-0-8078-5821-9, $19.95s Paper

A Radical Democratic Vision Barbara Ransby

African American Education in Slavery and Freedom Heather Andrea Williams

native american

The Land Has Memory

Indigenous Knowledge, Native Landscapes, and the National Museum of the American Indian Edited by Duane Blue Spruce and Tanya Thrasher

100 illus. ISBN 978-0-8078-3264-6, $45.00s Cloth ISBN 978-0-8078-5936-0, $24.95t Paper

Creek Country

The Creek Indians and Their World Robbie Ethridge 8 illus., 14 maps ISBN 978-0-8078-2827-4, $70.00x Cloth ISBN 978-0-8078-5495-2, $23.50t Paper

54 | 1-800-848-6224 | www.uncpress.unc.edu

Cherokee Heritage Trails Guidebook

Living Stories of the Cherokee

131 color photos, 11 maps ISBN 978-0-8078-5457-0, $17.95t Paper

ISBN 978-0-8078-4719-0, $17.95t Paper

Barbara R. Duncan and Brett H. Riggs

Edited by Barbara R. Duncan


essential backlist cooking & food

Mama Dip’s Family Cookbook Mildred Council

ISBN 978-0-8078-2989-9, $24.95t Cloth ISBN 978-0-8078-5655-0, $15.95t Paper

Cooking the Gullah Way, Morning, Noon, and Night

Hearthside Cooking

Early American Southern Cuisine Updated for Today’s Hearth and Cookstove

Sallie Ann Robinson

Foreword by Jessica B. Harris

Second Edition

14 illus. ISBN 978-0-8078-3150-2, $22.50t Cloth ISBN 978-0-8078-5843-1, $15.95t Paper

The Big Book of North Carolina Barbecue

John Shelton Reed and Dale Volberg Reed With William McKinney

ISBN 978-0-8078-3246-2, $30.00t Cloth

260 illus., 61 sidebars ISBN 978-0-8078-3243-1, $30.00t Cloth

The Creation of the American Republic, 1776–1787

Encyclopedia of North Carolina

The Adams-Jefferson Letters

ISBN 978-0-8078-2422-1, $65.00s Cloth ISBN 978-0-8078-4723-7, $25.00s Paper Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia

373 illus., 4 tables, 22 maps ISBN 978-0-8078-3071-0, $65.00s Cloth Published in association with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library

Nancy Carter Crump

history

The Scotch-Irish A Social History James G. Leyburn

ISBN 978-0-8078-4259-1, $19.95t Paper

Edited by William S. Powell Jay Mazzocchi, Associate Editor

Gordon S. Wood

The Complete Correspondence between Thomas Jefferson & Abigail & John Adams Edited by Lester J. Cappon

ISBN 978-0-8078-1807-7, $75.00s Cloth ISBN 978-0-8078-4230-0, $27.50t Paper Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia

c i v i l wa r

Retreat from Gettysburg Lee, Logistics, and the Pennsylvania Campaign Kent Masterson Brown

ISBN 978-0-8078-2921-9, $34.95t Cloth

Fields of Blood

The Prairie Grove Campaign William L. Shea

41 illus., 17 maps ISBN 978-0-8078-3315-5, $35.00t Cloth

Vicksburg

The Campaign That Opened the Mississippi Michael B. Ballard

33 illus., 12 maps ISBN 978-0-8078-2893-9, $39.95t Cloth

Shenandoah 1862

Stonewall Jackson’s Valley Campaign Peter Cozzens 13 illus., 13 maps ISBN 978-0-8078-3200-4, $35.00t Cloth

FALL/WINTER 2010-2011 | The University of North Carolina Press | 55


sales representatives Longleaf, an affiliate of UNC Press, was formed to provide cost-effective fulfillment services for not-for-profit publishers. Longleaf operations began in July 2006. Visit us at www.longleafservices.org

sales information

New titles announced in this catalog are scheduled for publication from August 2010 through January 2011 and will be shipped as published. Prices are subject to change without notice. All prices are U.S. list only and may be higher in the rest of the world.

orders

Longleaf Services, Inc. Post Office Box 8895 Chapel Hill, NC 27515-8895 www.longleafservices.org Phone 800-848-6224 Fax 800-272-6817 customerservice@ longleafservices.org

bookseller discount codes Trade: t Short: s Text: x

Discount schedules may be found in the ABA Handbook or obtained from your sales representative or from the publisher.

PUBNET: Longleaf’s SAN is 2033151. Please confirm your account information with us (800-848-6224) before submitting your first PUBNET order. All books published or distributed by UNC Press are available through bookstores or directly from Longleaf Services, Inc.

returns

Permission to return overstock is not required provided books are returned within 18 months of sale. Books must be clean, undamaged, and saleable copies of titles currently in print as listed on our website. Full credit allowed if customer supplies copy of original invoice or correct invoice number; otherwise maximum discount applies. Returns of OP titles accepted within 6 months after notification. Please send carefully packaged books prepaid via traceable method to our warehouse: Longleaf Services-Returns c/o Maple Press Company Lebanon Distribution Center 704 Legionaire Drive Fredericksburg, PA 17026 Postal Address: Longleaf Services-Returns c/o Maple Press Company Lebanon Distribution Center PO Box 1287 Lebanon, PA 17042

examination copies

All requests for exam copies must be submitted on department letterhead and must specify name of course, approximate enrollment, and teaching dates. Please include your office telephone number. Mail to Longleaf Services, Order Department, P.O. Box 8895, Chapel Hill, NC 27515-8895. Books priced below $30.00 are available for $6.00. Books priced over $30.00 are available prepaid less 50% discount. Exam copies are provided at the discretion of the University of North Carolina Press.

media inquiries

Gina Mahalek Director of Publicity Phone 919-962-0581 Fax 919-966-3829 Gina_Mahalek@unc.edu

rights inquiries

Vicky Wells Rights and Contracts Manager Phone 919-962-0369 Fax 919-966-3829 Vicky_Wells@unc.edu A proud member of the Association of American University Presses

UNC Press is a member of the Green Press Initiative

Printed in the U.S.A. on recycled paper

Michael Donatelli Sales Director University of North Carolina Press 116 S. Boundary St. Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3808 Phone 919-962-0475 Fax 919-966-3829 Michael_Donatelli@unc.edu

united states

New England Christopher Kerr, Sean Concannon Parson Weems LLC 55 McKinley Ave. #D214 White Plains, NY 10606 Phone 914-478-4259 Fax 866-861-0337 office@parsonweems.com Mid-Atlantic David K. Brown UMG Publishers Representatives 675 Hudson St., 4N New York, NY 10014 Phone 212-924-2520 Fax 212-924-2505 davkeibro@mac.com Jay Bruff UMG Publishers Representatives 1404 South 13th St. Philadelphia, PA 19147 Phone and Fax 215-389-0995 jaybruff@earthlink.net North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia Angie Smits Southern Territory Associates 706 Magnolia St. Greensboro, NC 27401 Phone 336-574-1879 Fax 336-275-3290 hasmits@aol.com Other Southeastern States Roger Sauls Roger Sauls, Book Traveler 1289 N. Fordham Blvd., Box 193 Chapel Hill, NC 27514 Phone 919-490-5656 Fax 919-490-0927 Roger_165@msn.com Midwest Stu Abraham, Steve Horwitz, John Mesjak, Roy Schonfeld Abraham Associates Inc. 5120-A Cedar Lake Rd. Minneapolis, MN 55416 Phone 800-701-2489 Fax 952-927-8089 info@abrahamassociatesinc.com

Western United States, Alaska Ted H. Terry, Alan Read, David M. Terry Collins-Terry Associates 19216 SE 46th Place Issaquah, WA 98027 Phone 425-747-3411 Fax 425-747-0366 colterryassoc@aol.com

foreign and canada All orders from the areas listed below should be sent to the respective representatives.

United Kingdom, Continental Europe, Middle East, Africa Eurospan Group c/o Turpin Distribution Pegasus Drive Stratton Business Park Biggleswade, Bedfordshire SG18 8TQ, UK Phone 44(0)1767-604972 Fax 44(0)1767-601640 eurospan@turpin-distribution.com Individuals and institutions may order directly from: www.eurospanbookstore.com Asia and Pacific (including Australia and New Zealand) Royden Muranaka East-West Export Books (EWEB) c/o University of Hawaii Press 2840 Kolowalu St. Honolulu, HI 96822 Fax 808-988-6052 eweb@hawaii.edu Canada Laura Rust Scholarly Book Services 289 Bridgeland Ave. Unit 105 Toronto, Ontario M6A 1Z6 Canada Phone 800-847-9736 Fax 800-220-9895 customerservice@sbookscan.com www.sbookscan.com Latin America & Caribbean Craig Falk US PubRep, Inc. 311 Dean Drive Rockville, MD 20851-1144 Phone 301-838-9276 Fax 301-838-9278 craigfalk@aya.yale.edu www.uspubrep.com


author index of new titles for fall | winter 2010-2011 26 Adams, Way Up North in Louisville 34 Andrews, Blackness in the White Nation 21 Bérubé, Coming Out Under Fire 1 Brooke, Columbia Rising 13 Butchart, Schooling the Freed People 14 Christensen, The Paradox of Tar Heel Politics 39 Cohen, Braceros 49 Covington, Good Government Man 48 Cummings, New Women of the Old Faith 33 Curwood, Stormy Weather 12 de la Peña, Empty Pleasures 31 Drescher, Econocide 25 Ethridge, From Chicaza to Chickasaw 9 Eubanks, Literary Trails of the North Carolina Piedmont 28 Ferris, Matzoh Ball Gumbo 38 Gamboa, Santa 15 Gill, The Latino Migration Experience in North Carolina 44 Gruber, Books and the British Army in the Age of the American Revolution 24 Harmon, Rich Indians 2 Harrold, Border War 48 Harwell, Walker Percy Remembered 43 Hicks, Talk with You Like a Woman 29 Jackson, The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture 23 Jordan, White Over Black 11 Kirkendall, Paulo Freire and the Cold War Politics of Literacy 37 Leavitt, Make Room for Daddy 45 Levenstein, A Movement Without Marches 21 Lewis, Prescription for Heterosexuality 7 Lucas, Carolina Basketball 27 Marshall, Creating a Confederate Kentucky

42 Martin & Nicholas, Native Americans, Christianity, and the Reshaping of the American Religious Landscape 17 Masur, An Example for All the Land 40 Mathieu, North of the Color Line 16 McClintock, Lincoln and the Decision for War 23 McDonnell, The Politics of War 49 McKinney, Mapping the Social Body 22 Merchant, Ecological Revolutions 19 Miles, The House on Diamond Hill 36 Oriard, Brand NFL 10 Palmer, Cheddi Jagan and the Politics of Power 8 Peeler & Winstead, NC State Basketball 39 Perales, Smeltertown 47 Perry, Christmas in Germany 3 Rable, God’s Almost Chosen Peoples 32 Raiford, Imprisoned in a Luminous Glare 49 Recio, Los ‘Trionfi’ de Petrarca comentados en catalán 43 Robertson, Hearts Beating for Liberty 35 Rogers, The Deepest Wounds 42 Round, Removable Type 28 Rudisill, Fruitcake 4 Shapiro, A Chosen Path 18 Sharpless, Cooking in Other Women’s Kitchens 6 Simpson & Taylor, The Coasts of Carolina 20 Stein, Sexual Injustice 46 Steinberg, Isma’ili Modern 5 Thorp & Goldstein, Engines of Innovation 37 Ulanski, The Gulf Stream 16 Varon, Disunion! 41 Warren, The Quest for Citizenship 44 Whitley, American Bards 30 Williams, Torchbearers of Democracy


university of north carolina press unc the 116 S. Boundary St.

press

Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514-3808

FALL | WINTER 2010-2011

Non-Profit Org. U.S. Postage Paid MitchellGraphics.com 49770

The University of North Carolina Press Fall 2010  

Fall 2010 books

Read more
Read more
Similar to
Popular now
Just for you