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Southern History & Culture



link to catalog page STEEL, The Makers of the Sacred Harp Author: David Warren Steel with Richard H. Hulan
Pub Date: December 2010

A comprehensive guide to the texts and tunes of an American musical tradition   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Spirit of Rebellion

Spirit of Rebellion

Labor and Religion in the New Cotton South

Author: Jarod Roll
Pub Date: 2010

Crossing the color line with revivalism among working-class Southerners   learn more...
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link to catalog page BERRY, “Swing the Sickle for the Harvest Is Ripe”

“Swing the Sickle for the Harvest Is Ripe”

Gender and Slavery in Antebellum Georgia

Author: Daina Ramey Berry
Pub Date: Cloth: 2007; Paper: 2010

Examining how labor and economy shaped family life for both women and men among the enslaved   learn more...
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link to catalog page BOWER, African American Foodways

African American Foodways

Explorations of History and Culture

Author: Edited by Anne L. Bower
Pub Date: January 2009

Moving beyond catfish and collard greens to the soul of African American cooking   learn more...
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link to catalog page HUNTLEY, Foot Soldiers for Democracy

Foot Soldiers for Democracy

The Men, Women, and Children of the Birmingham Civil Rights Movement

Author: Edited by Horace Huntley and John W. McKerley
Pub Date: January 2009

Firsthand accounts from the Civil Rights Movement's frontlines   learn more...
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link to catalog page RAMSEY, Reading, Writing, and Segregation

Reading, Writing, and Segregation

A Century of Black Women Teachers in Nashville

Author: Sonya Ramsey
Pub Date: February 2008

Teachers' stories of the segregation and integration of Nashville schools   learn more...
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link to catalog page FLEISCHHAUER, Bluegrass Odyssey

Bluegrass Odyssey

A Documentary in Pictures and Words, 1966-86

Author: Carl Fleischhauer and Neil V. Rosenberg
Pub Date: 2007

The music and culture of bluegrass as revealed through striking photographs and commentary   learn more...
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link to catalog page WARE, Cajun Women and Mardi Gras

Cajun Women and Mardi Gras

Reading the Rules Backward

Author: Carolyn E. Ware
Pub Date: March 2007

How Cajun women have creatively refashioned the tradition of rural Mardi Gras runs   learn more...
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link to catalog page EWING, The Bill Monroe Reader Author: Edited by Tom Ewing
Pub Date: Cloth: 2000; Paper: 2006

This multi-faceted and richly illustrated reader traces the career of the “Father of Bluegrass Music” who transformed a local musical style into a unique national music form   learn more...
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link to catalog page GOLDSMITH, The Bluegrass Reader Author: Edited by Thomas Goldsmith
Pub Date: Cloth: 2004; Paper: 2006

The complete history of this dynamic genre as told through the best of bluegrass writing   learn more...
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