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.
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
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
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.
Edited by Kevin R. Fogle, James A. Nyman, and Mary C. Beaudry
Pub Date: 3/26/2019
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.
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
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.
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.