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Browse by Subject: History

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Plain Folk in a Rich Man's War: Class and Dissent in Confederate Georgia

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Inventing Medieval Landscapes: Senses of Place in Western Europe

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The Southern Dream of a Caribbean Empire, 1854-1861: With a New Preface

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The Making of a Modern City: Philanthropy, Civic Culture, and the Baltimore YMCA

Explores the relationship among religion, government, business, and nonprofit organizations in the development of charitible activities and pre-new deal social welfare programs in an important American industrial city.

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Myth, Memory, and the Making of the American Landscape

Focusing on material culture, the authors in the collection explore the tensions that exist among various groups-elite landowners, the National Park Service, preservationists, minority groups-who compete for control over the interpretation of American pub

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Crowds and Soldiers in Revolutionary North Carolina: The Culture of Violence in Riot and War

Wayne Lee examines how a scoiety shapes, directs, restrains, understands, and reacts to violence, with particular attention to riot and war in 18th-century North Carolina.

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El Niño in History: Storming Through the Ages

The first comprehensive historical account of the El Nino weather phenomenon that has affected weather cycles (and human history) around the globe for centuries.

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Media, Culture, and the Modern African American Freedom Struggle

These essays on the relationship among the media, popular culture, and the postwar African American freedom struggle offer new perspectives on the nature of the Civil Rights Movement and its legacies.