The University of North Carolina Press Textbooks


Protecting America's Health: The FDA, Business, and One Hundred Years of Regulation

Protecting America's Health: The FDA, Business, and One Hundred Years of Regulation

  • by Philip J. Hilts
  • ISBN: 0807855820
  • ISBN-13: 9780807855829
Journalist Philip J. Hilts shows how the agency combats self-serving political and industrial interests and enforces rigorous scientific standards in order to protect American consumers from hazardous medicines, medical devices and ...

Folk Medicine in Southern Appalachia

Folk Medicine in Southern Appalachia

  • by Anthony Cavender
  • ISBN: 080785493X
  • ISBN-13: 9780807854938
He investigates folk healers and their methods, profiling three living practitioners: an herbalist, a faith healer, and a Native American healer. The book also includes an appendix of botanicals and a glossary of folk medical terms.

Athenian Popular Religion

Athenian Popular Religion

  • by Jon D. Mikalson
  • ISBN: 0807841943
  • ISBN-13: 9780807841945
Most modern studies of Athenian religion have focused on festivals, cult practices, and individual deities. Jon Mikalson turns instead to the religious beliefs citizens of Athens spoke of and acted upon in everyday life.

Measures of Equality: Social Science, Citizenship, and Race in Cuba, 1902-1940

Measures of Equality: Social Science, Citizenship, and Race in Cuba, 1902-1940

  • by Alejandra Bronfman
  • ISBN: 080782898X
  • ISBN-13: 9780807828984
Alejandra Bronfman traces the formation of Cuba's multiracial legal and political order in the early Republic by exploring the responses of social scientists, such as Fernando Ortiz and Israel Castellanos, and black and mulatto activists, ...

Healing at the Borderland of Medicine and Religion

Healing at the Borderland of Medicine and Religion

  • by Michael H. Cohen
  • ISBN: 0807859621
  • ISBN-13: 9780807859629
Healing at the Borderland of Medicine and Religion

Measures of Equality: Social Science, Citizenship, and Race in Cuba, 1902-1940

Measures of Equality: Social Science, Citizenship, and Race in Cuba, 1902-1940

  • by Alejandra Bronfman
  • ISBN: 0807855634
  • ISBN-13: 9780807855638
Alejandra Bronfman traces the formation of Cuba's multiracial legal and political order in the early Republic by exploring the responses of social scientists, such as Fernando Ortiz and Israel Castellanos, and black and mulatto activists, ...

We Have a Religion: The 1920s Pueblo Indian Dance Controversy and American Religious Freedom

We Have a Religion: The 1920s Pueblo Indian Dance Controversy and American Religious Freedom

  • by Tisa Wenger
  • ISBN: 0807859354
  • ISBN-13: 9780807859353
We Have a Religion: The 1920s Pueblo Indian Dance Controversy and American Religious Freedom

Themes in Religion and American Culture

Themes in Religion and American Culture

  • by Philip Goff (Editor), Paul Harvey (Editor), Paul Harvey
  • ISBN: 0807855596
  • ISBN-13: 9780807855591
Designed to serve as an introduction to American religion, this volume is distinctive in its approach: instead of following a traditional narrative, the book is arranged thematically.

Law School: Legal Education in America from the 1850s to the 1980s

Law School: Legal Education in America from the 1850s to the 1980s

  • by Robert Stevens, G. Edward White (Editor)
  • ISBN: 0807841757
  • ISBN-13: 9780807841754
Law School: Legal Education in America from the 1850s to the 1980s

Religion and the Racist Right: The Origins of the Christian Identity Movement

Religion and the Racist Right: The Origins of the Christian Identity Movement

  • by Michael Barkun
  • ISBN: 0807846384
  • ISBN-13: 9780807846384
In a new chapter written for the revised edition, he traces the role of Christian Identity figures in the dramatic events of the first half of the 1990s, from the Oklahoma City bombing and the rise of the militia movement to the Freemen ...

 

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