Browse by Subject: History

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The Development of Mobile Logistic Support in Anglo-American Naval Policy, 1900–1953

Peter Nash compares the methods the British and American navies developed to supply their ships across the vast reaches of the Pacific Ocean during the first part of the twentieth century.

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Onramps and Overpasses: A Cultural History of Interstate Travel

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The Southern Mind Under Union Rule: The Diary of James Rumley, Beaufort, North Carolina, 1862-1865

A look at life under Union occupation in the Confederate South.

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Americanization in the States: Immigrant Social Welfare Policy, Citizenship, and National Identity in the United States, 1908–1929

Americanization in the States offers a comparative history of social welfare policies developed in four distinct regions with diverse immigrant populations: New York, California, Massachusetts, and Illinois.

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Theology of Hate: A History of the World Church of the Creator

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American Coastal Rescue Craft: A Design History of Coastal Rescue Craft Used by the USLSS and USCG

A detailed history and technical design information on every type of small rescue craft ever used by the United States Life-Saving Service and United States Coast Guard, from the early 1800s to current day.

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Black Labor Migration in Caribbean Guatemala, 1882–1923

In the late nineteenth century, many Central American governments and countries sought to fill low-paying jobs and develop their economies by recruiting black American and West Indian laborers. Frederick Douglass Opie offers a revisionist interpretation of the lives of these workers, who were often depicted as simple victims with little, if any, enduring legacy. 

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The Spanish Convoy of 1750: Heaven's Hammer and International Diplomacy

The story of several vessels in a Spanish convoy wrecked by a hurricane along the Virginia/North Carolina coastline, the discovery of the wreckage of the convoy's flagship two and a half centuries later, and the legal battle over salvage rights.

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Sir Samuel Hood and the Battle of the Chesapeake

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Black Manhood and Community Building in North Carolina, 1900–1930