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North Carolina History



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A Nutshell History of North Carolina

By Ben Fortson

History Press
Released: 2016-08-01
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A Nutshell History of North Carolina
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From its dubious beginnings as a pirate-filled colony to a popular tourist destination, North Carolina has an amazingly colorful history. Author and illustrator Ben Fortson presents that history in the form of off-the-wall anecdotes, poignant insights and sublimely silly illustrations. Take a hilarious look at Daniel Boone's larger-than-life Carolina personality. Peruse an uproarious account of the Andrew Jackson birthplace controversy or politically astute commentary on the power of tobacco in the state. Fortson takes readers on a side-splitting and educational ride through the annals of Tar Heel State history.

New Voyages to Carolina: Reinterpreting North Carolina History

The University of North Carolina Press
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New Voyages to Carolina: Reinterpreting North Carolina History
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New Voyages to Carolina offers a bold new approach for understanding and telling North Carolina's history. Recognizing the need for such a fresh approach and reflecting a generation of recent scholarship, eighteen distinguished authors have sculpted a broad, inclusive narrative of the state's evolution over more than four centuries. The volume provides new lenses and provocative possibilities for reimagining the state's past. Transcending traditional markers of wars and elections, the contributors map out a new chronology encompassing geological realities; the unappreciated presence of Indians, blacks, and women; religious and cultural influences; and abiding preferences for industrial development within the limits of "progressive" politics. While challenging traditional story lines, the authors frame a candid tale of the state's development.
 
Contributors:
Dorothea V. Ames, East Carolina University
Karl E. Campbell, Appalachian State University
James C. Cobb, University of Georgia
Peter A. Coclanis, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Stephen Feeley, McDaniel College
Jerry Gershenhorn, North Carolina Central University
Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore, Yale University
Patrick Huber, Missouri University of Science and Technology
Charles F. Irons, Elon University
David Moore, Warren Wilson College
Michael Leroy Oberg, State University of New York, College at Geneseo
Stanley R. Riggs, East Carolina University
Richard D. Starnes, Western Carolina University
Carole Watterson Troxler, Elon University
Bradford J. Wood, Eastern Kentucky University
Karin Zipf, East Carolina University

Backroads of North Carolina: Your Guide to Great Day Trips & Weekend Getaways

By Kevin Adams

Voyageur Press MN
Released: 2009-04-04
Paperback (160 pages)

Backroads of North Carolina: Your Guide to Great Day Trips & Weekend Getaways
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North Carolina is a traveler’s dream, from the Great Smoky Mountains to the Outer Banks’ historic lighthouses, wild  horses, and charming fishing villages; from battlegrounds of the Revolutionary and Civil Wars to the “heart of motorsports”; from rolling wine country and golf courses to stately plantations and rustic settlements.  Whether you travel North Carolina for its historic treasures or natural beauty, this handy guide will help you find the Old North State’s most spectacular sites and secret treasures.  The book charts weekend adventures and day trips along back roads and scenic routes, into the state’s many mist-shrouded mountains--the Black, the Blue Ridge, and the Great Smokies--and down to its ever-changing shores.  Sumptuously illustrated, with maps and all manner of interesting detail, Backroads of North Carolina is a page-by-page pleasure, as well as a passport to the more off-beat delights of the Tar Heel State.   

The Tar Heel State: A History of North Carolina (Non Series)

By Milton Ready

Brand: University of South Carolina Press
Hardcover (384 pages)

The Tar Heel State: A History of North Carolina (Non Series)
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Ready (history, U. of North Carolina at Asheville) builds upon earlier general histories of the state of North Carolina, proceeds along a generally chronological path from early European settlements to the current day, but departs from earlier examples by also providing more extended discussion of such topical issues as slavery and servitude, the experiences of the Cherokees and other Native Americans, and agricultural developments. He also seeks to provide more coverage of events and developments in the western part of the state; a region he feels is often neglected in other works. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

North Carolina: What's So Great About This State? (Arcadia Kids)

By Kate Boehm Jerome

Brand: Arcadia Publishing
Released: 2011-05-02
Paperback (48 pages)

North Carolina: What s So Great About This State? (Arcadia Kids)
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DO YOU KNOW…WHAT special museum floats at the port of Wilmington? (Hint: It used to be a city at sea!) HOW pine trees contributed to the state’s nickname? (Hint: The nickname really started to “stick” after the Civil War!) Find these answers and more in the North Carolina edition of What’s So Great About This State?

Encyclopedia of North Carolina

The University of North Carolina Press
Hardcover (1328 pages)

Encyclopedia of North Carolina
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The first single-volume reference to the events, institutions, and cultural forces that have defined the state, the Encyclopedia of North Carolina is a landmark publication that will serve those who love and live in North Carolina for generations to come. Editor William S. Powell, whom the Raleigh News & Observer described as a "living repository of information on all things North Carolinian," spent fifteen years developing this volume. With contributions by more than 550 volunteer writers--including scholars, librarians, journalists, and many others--it is a true "people's encyclopedia" of North Carolina.

The volume includes more than 2,000 entries, presented alphabetically, consisting of longer essays on major subjects, briefer entries, and short summaries and definitions. Most entries include suggestions for further reading. Centered on history and the humanities, topics covered include agriculture; arts and architecture; business and industry; the Civil War; culture and customs; education; geography; geology, mining, and archaeology; government, politics, and law; media; medicine, science, and technology; military history; natural environment; organizations, clubs, and foundations; people, languages, and immigration; places and historic preservation; precolonial and colonial history; recreation and tourism; religion; and transportation.

An informative and engaging compendium, the Encyclopedia of North Carolina is abundantly illustrated with 400 photographs and maps. It is both a celebration and a gift--from the citizens of North Carolina, to the citizens of North Carolina.

North Carolina Moonshine: An Illicit History

By Frank Stephenson Jr. & Barbara Nichols Mulder

The History Press
Released: 2017-01-09
Paperback (144 pages)

North Carolina Moonshine: An Illicit History
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North Carolina holds a special place in the history of moonshine. For more than three centuries, the illicit home-brew was a way of life. NASCAR emerged from the illegal moonshine trade as drivers such as Junior Johnson, accustomed to running from the law, moved to the racetrack. A host of colorful characters populated the state's bootlegging arena, like Marvin "Popcorn" Sutton, known as the Paul Bunyan of moonshine, and Alvin Sawyer, considered the moonshine king of the Great Dismal Swamp. Some law enforcement played a constant cat-and-mouse game to shut down illegal stills, while some just looked the other way. Authors Frank Stephenson and Barbara Mulder reveal the gritty history of moonshine in the Tar Heel State.

Touring Western North Carolina (Touring the Backroads)

By Carolyn Sakowski

Blair
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Touring Western North Carolina (Touring the Backroads)
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Have you ever been to the mountains of western North Carolina and wanted to see the scenery, but escape the crowds? Maybe you were tempted to take off down a side road, but hesitated, fearful of getting lost. Now, Touring the Western North Carolina Backroads can help you make that escape. The book’s 21 tours cover the entire mountain region of western North Carolina and provide numerous opportunities for seeing unspoiled landscapes and pastoral scenes. But scenery is not the only focus. Once you’re on the backroads, you might speculate about the history behind the old white clapboard farmhouse that dominates the valley ahead, or you might wonder about the rest of the story behind the two sentences on the historical marker at the side of the road. Touring the Western North Carolina Backroads fills in those details. Drawing from local histories and early travel writings, each tour is designed to be a journey through the history of the area. Tales of eccentric characters, folklore that has been passed down through the ages, and stories about early settlers combine to present a perspective that makes the scenery come alive. This third edition features updated directions, additional sites, new photographs, and nearby recreational opportunities. Use this guidebook to plan your next day trip, weekend getaway, or cycling adventure! John F. Blair’s Touring the Backroads™ series includes travel books that literally take readers off the beaten path to historic sites and landmarks. Each book departs the highways and thoroughfares in favor of the backroads, giving directions, suggested routes, and historical details along the way. These books can be read at home, or they make excellent travel companions for those looking for something beyond the norm.

Carolyn Sakowski is a native of Morganton, North Carolina. She holds a B.A. in history from Queens University of Charlotte and an M.A. in history from Appalachian State University. She lives in Winston- Salem, North Carolina. Her previous books include Touring the East Tennessee Backroads and Travel North Carolina.

"I recommend it highly―not only for you outdoorsy types but also for history buffs and anybody who enjoys a good, old-fashioned Sunday drive." ― Polly Paddock The Charlotte Observer

Hidden History of the Western North Carolina Mountains

By Alice Sink

The History Press
Released: 2011-02-18
Paperback (144 pages)

Hidden History of the Western North Carolina Mountains
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Buried deep within the hills and hollers of North Carolina's majestic Appalachian Mountains are stories, traditions and a proud cultural heritage unlike any other. Hidden History of the Western North Carolina Mountains reveals the people, customs and folklore of the region, exploring bygone traditions, fascinating real-life characters and tales so tall they rival the peaks that shape the landscape. What was life like for workers in the gristmills? Was Abraham Lincoln actually born in Bostic in Rutherford County? Who was Amos Owens, and why was he known as the "Cherry Bounce King"? Journey through the mountains with North Carolinian Alice Sink as she investigates these and other questions, unveiling the history of life in western North Carolina that traditional accounts have overlooked.

North Carolina Through Four Centuries

By William S. Powell

The University of North Carolina Press
Hardcover (670 pages)

North Carolina Through Four Centuries
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This successor to the classic Lefler-Newsome North Carolina: The History of a Southern State, published in 1954, presents a fresh survey history that includes the contemporary scene. Drawing upon recent scholarship, the advice of specialists, and his own knowledge, Powell has created a splendid narrative that makes North Carolina history accessible to both students and general readers. For years to come, this will be the standard college text and an essential reference for home and office.



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