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Between Washington and Du Bois: The Racial Politics of James Edward Shepard

Between Washington and Du Bois describes the life and work of James Edward Shepard, the founder and president of the first state-supported black liberal arts college in the South—what is today known as North Carolina Central University. 

 

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Beyond Forty Acres and a Mule: African American Landowning Families since Reconstruction

This collection chronicles the tumultuous history of landowning African American farmers from the end of the Civil War to today. Each essay provides a case study of people in one place at a particular time and the factors that affected their ability to acquire, secure, and protect their land.

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Beyond the Border: A New Age in Latin American Women's Fiction

This collection of 15 vibrant short stories written by Latin American women includes works from acclaimed writers such as Isabel Allende and Luisa Valenzuela as well as dynamic new voices. Furthermore, this edition features a new foreword by the

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Beyond the Nasca Lines: Ancient Life at La Tiza in the Peruvian Desert

In this volume, Christina Conlee documents the cyclical rise and fall of societies in the region, with particular focus on the development of the Nasca culture, its subsequent conquest by the Wari state, followed by collapse and abandonment, and then the establishment of a new society in the Late Intermediate Period.

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Beyond the Theme Parks: Exploring Central Florida

Illustrated guide to Central Florida for both tourists and residents written by a popular local radio arts announcer:

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Beyond the Walls: New Perspectives on the Archaeology of Historical Households

The contributors, leading archaeologists using various interpretive frameworks, analyze households across time periods and diverse cultures in North America. Including case studies of James Madison's Montpelier, George Washington's Ferry Farm, Chinese immigrants in a Nevada mining town and Southern plantations, Beyond the Walls offers a new avenue for archaeological study of domestic sites.

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Beyond Turk and Hindu: Rethinking Religious Identities in Islamicate South Asia

This essay collection challenges the popular presumption that Muslims and Hindus are irreconcilably different groups, inevitably conflicting with each other. Invoking a new vocabulary that depicts a neglected substratum of Muslim-Hindu commonality, the

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Bid Me to Live

In the riveting and intense Bid Me to Live, H.D. documents her traumatic experiences during WWI on which she blamed a number of personal tragedies, including a stillborn child, the end of her marriage, and her pained relationship with D. H. Lawrence.

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Big Dish: Building America's Deep Space Connection to the Planets

International politics, intrigue, and amazing scientific feats create the story behind NASA’s quest to communicate in deep space via the development of the massive communications grid built between remote sites in California, Spain, and Australia.