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Author: 
Angela Hornsby-Gutting
Reviewer: 
Franklin Forts

Forts on Hornsby-Gutting, 'Black Manhood and Community Building in North Carolina, 1900-1930'


Angela Hornsby-Gutting. Black Manhood and Community Building in North Carolina, 1900-1930. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2009. xiv + 244 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-3293-1.

Reviewed by Franklin Forts (Allegheny College)
Published on H-NC (August, 2013)
Commissioned by Judkin J. Browning

Ambivalent Patriarchs

Author: 
Barton A. Myers
Reviewer: 
Derek W. Frisby

Frisby on Myers, 'Executing Daniel Bright: Race, Loyalty, and Guerrilla Violence in a Coastal Carolina Community, 1861-1865'


Barton A. Myers. Executing Daniel Bright: Race, Loyalty, and Guerrilla Violence in a Coastal Carolina Community, 1861-1865. Conflicting Worlds: New Dimensions of the American Civil War Series. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2011. 193 pp. $18.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8071-4362-9; $32.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-3475-7.

Author: 
Charles J. Holden
Reviewer: 
Wayne Urban

Urban on Holden, 'The New Southern University: Academic Freedom and Liberalism at UNC'


Charles J. Holden. The New Southern University: Academic Freedom and Liberalism at UNC. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2012. 217 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-3438-3; ISBN 978-0-8131-3439-0.

Reviewed by Wayne Urban (University of Alabama)
Published on H-NC (May, 2013)
Commissioned by Judkin J. Browning

Author: 
Deborah Beckel
Reviewer: 
Steven Nash

Nash on Beckel, 'Radical Reform: Interracial Politics in Post-Emancipation North Carolina'


Deborah Beckel. Radical Reform: Interracial Politics in Post-Emancipation North Carolina. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2011. x + 298 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-3002-2; $45.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-8139-3052-7.

Author: 
Daniel S. Pierce
Reviewer: 
Mark D. Howell

Howell on Pierce, 'Real NASCAR: White Lightning, Red Clay, and Big Bill France'


Daniel S. Pierce. Real NASCAR: White Lightning, Red Clay, and Big Bill France. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2010. 360 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3384-1.

Reviewed by Mark D. Howell (Northwestern Michigan College)
Published on H-NC (September, 2011)
Commissioned by Judkin J. Browning

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