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North Carolina History



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A Nutshell History of North Carolina

By Ben Fortson

The History Press
Released: 2016-08-01
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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.

North Carolina: A History

By William S. Powell

Brand: The University of North Carolina Press
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North Carolina: A History
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A leading authority on the people and events that have shaped North Carolina over four centuries, Powell here provides a sharply drawn overall history of the state for general readers. In twelve chapters this volume traces North Carolina's history from England's initial efforts to found a colony in America in the sixteenth century to uncertain and often-turbulent times as the final quarter of the twentieth century approached.

The Tar Heel State: A History of North Carolina

By Milton Ready

Brand: University of South Carolina Press
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The Tar Heel State: A History of North Carolina
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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)

Hidden History of the Western North Carolina Mountains

By Alice Sink

The History Press
Released: 2011-02-18
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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: What's So Great About This State? (Arcadia Kids)

By Kate Boehm Jerome

Brand: Arcadia Publishing
Released: 2011-05-02
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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?

History of North Carolina: From the Earliest Discoveries to the Present Time; Volume 1

By John Wheeler Moore

Andesite Press
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History of North Carolina: From the Earliest Discoveries to the Present Time; Volume 1
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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work.

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Western North Carolina; a History (1730-1913)

By John Preston Arthur

Andesite Press
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Western North Carolina; a History (1730-1913)
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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

North Carolina: The Years Before Man : A Geologic History

By Fred Beyer

Brand: Carolina Academic Pr
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North Carolina: The Years Before Man : A Geologic History
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North Carolina: Then & Now (Then & Now (Westcliffe))

By Kevin Adams

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Presents photographs comparing various sites in North Carolina and showing how much or little places have changed for good or bad.


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