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Recent Content

Author: 
John Shelton Reed, Dale Volberg Reed, William McKinley
Reviewer: 
Eric Groce

Groce on Reed and Reed and McKinley, 'Holy Smoke: The Big Book of North Carolina Barbecue'


John Shelton Reed, Dale Volberg Reed, William McKinley. Holy Smoke: The Big Book of North Carolina Barbecue. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008. 328 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3243-1.

Reviewed by Eric Groce (Appalachian State University)
Published on H-NC (August, 2011)
Commissioned by Judkin J. Browning

Pits, Personalities, and Places: An Education on Tarheel ‘Cue

Author: 
Malinda Maynor Lowery
Reviewer: 
Bryan Rindfleisch

Rindfleisch on Lowery, 'Lumbee Indians in the Jim Crow South: Race, Identity, and the Making of a Nation'


Malinda Maynor Lowery. Lumbee Indians in the Jim Crow South: Race, Identity, and the Making of a Nation. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2010. xxvi + 339 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3368-1; $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-7111-9.

Reviewed by Bryan Rindfleisch (University of Oklahoma)
Published on H-NC (August, 2011)
Commissioned by Judkin J. Browning

Author: 
Andrew L. Slap, ed.
Reviewer: 
Fred J. Hay

Hay on Slap, 'Reconstructing Appalachia: The Civil War's Aftermath'


Andrew L. Slap, ed. Reconstructing Appalachia: The Civil War's Aftermath. New Directions in Southern History Series. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2010. 390 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-2581-7.

Reviewed by Fred J. Hay (Appalachian State University)
Published on H-NC (June, 2011)
Commissioned by Judkin J. Browning

Author: 
Mark L. Bradley
Reviewer: 
Rodney Steward

Steward on Bradley, 'Bluecoats and Tar Heels: Soldiers and Civilians in Reconstruction North Carolina'


Mark L. Bradley. Bluecoats and Tar Heels: Soldiers and Civilians in Reconstruction North Carolina. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2009. xi + 370 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-2507-7.

Reviewed by Rodney Steward (Auburn University)
Published on H-NC (June, 2010)
Commissioned by Judkin J. Browning

Reconstruction in North Carolina

Author: 
Devin Fergus
Reviewer: 
Jama Lazerow

Lazerow on Fergus, 'Liberalism, Black Power, and the Making of American Politics, 1965-1980'


Devin Fergus. Liberalism, Black Power, and the Making of American Politics, 1965-1980. Politics and Culture in the Twentieth-Century South Series. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2009. Illustrations. 364 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-3323-6; $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8203-3324-3.

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