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Recent Content

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

Is There Hope for Higher Education in the South?

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.

Reviewed by Steven Nash (Assistant Professor, Department of History, East Tennessee State University) Published on H-NC (December, 2012) Commissioned by Judkin J. Browning

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

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

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