New additions to the collections of the Government and Heritage Library:
The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture, Volume 21: Art & Architecture, Judith Bonner, Estill Pennington, and Charles Wilson ( Ed.s).
From the colonial era to the 21st century, this comprehensive volume examines the development of Southern art and its contribution to America’s cultural heritage, offering a full review of both historic and current trends in the visual arts and architecture that are unique to the region.
The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture, Volume 22: Science & Medicine, James Thomas & Charles Wilson (Ed.s).
With 38 essays, a comprehensive overview, and 44 topical entries, this book describes the critical impact of science and medicine on southern history and culture. Essays explore the South’s natural history, medicine in the Civil War, slave health, public health, eugenics, environmental health, HIV/AIDS, and the rise of research institutions and hospitals.
Library materials will be available for check out at the Government and Heritage Library by North Carolina State Agency employees or may be borrowed through an interlibrary loan request at your local public library. To view other new library acquisitions, click here.